Toowoomba Grammar School

Debating Draw

QDU Debating Draw 2020

Please find below the link to the QDU Debating Draw for 2020. This document lists the relevant competition details including venues, times and topics for TGS teams.

All details regarding postponements and changes to this draw will be posted here in red.

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 7.1
Competition: Year 7

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. St Mary’s College Toowoomba 7.1at 7:00pm on 2020-03-04VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban School Uniforms

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. St Saviour’s College 7.1at 8:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That fairy tales set us up for disappointment

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Highfields State Secondary College 7.2at 6:45pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 7.2at 7:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban school tuck shops

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 7.2
Competition: Year 7

Round 1:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. The Glennie School 7.1at 8:00pm on 2020-03-04VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban School Uniforms

Round 2:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 7.4at 8:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That fairy tales set us up for disappointment

Round 3:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Warwick State High School 7.2at 6:45pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Pittsworth State High School 7.1at 6:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban school tuck shops

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 7.3
Competition: Year 7

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 7.1at 8:00pm on 2020-03-04VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban School Uniforms

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Warwick State High School 7.1at 6:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That fairy tales set us up for disappointment

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Highfields State Secondary College 7.1at 6:45pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. St Joseph’s College Toowoomba 7.2at 8:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban school tuck shops

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 7.4
Competition: Year 7

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Warwick State High School 7.1at 6:00pm on 2020-03-04VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban School Uniforms

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 7.3at 7:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That fairy tales set us up for disappointment

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. St Joseph’s College Toowoomba 7.1at 6:45pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 7.1at 7:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Downlands College
Topic: That we should ban school tuck shops

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 8.1
Competition: Year 8

Round 1: You have a BYE in this matchup

Round 2:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Warwick State High School 8.1at 6:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: That we should lower the voting age

Round 3:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 8.2at 8:00pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: That superheroes make bad role models

Round 4:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. The Glennie School 8.1at 6:45pm on 2020-05-20VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 8.2
Competition: Year 8

Round 1:POSTPONED. You will be notified once this is rescheduled by QDU. YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 8.5
Topic: That we should ban homework

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. The Scots PGC College 8.1at 6:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: That we should lower the voting age

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 8.1at 7:00pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: That superheroes make bad role models

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 8.1at 8:00pm on 2020-05-20VENUE: Toowoomba State High School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 9.1
Competition: Year 9

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Downlands College 9.1at 8:00pm on 2020-02-26VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That people under 18 should not be allowed to have a smart phone

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 9.2at 7:00pm on 2020-03-18VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That school students should elect a youth representative from each state to the Australian senate

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. St Mary’s College Toowoomba 9.1at 8:00pm on 2020-04-29VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 9.4at 7:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That we regret the use of participation awards

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 9.2
Competition: Year 9

Round 1:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Warwick State High School 9.2at 6:00pm on 2020-02-26VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That people under 18 should not be allowed to have a smart phone

Round 2:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. The Scots PGC College 9.2at 6:00pm on 2020-03-18VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School Topic: That school students should elect a youth representative from each state to the Australian senate

Round 3:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 9.3at 8:00pm on 2020-04-29VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. The Scots PGC College 9.2at 6:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That we regret the use of participation awards

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 9.3
Competition: Year 9

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 9.4at 7:00pm on 2020-02-26VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That people under 18 should not be allowed to have a smart phone

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. The Scots PGC College 9.1at 6:00pm on 2020-03-18VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That school students should elect a youth representative from each state to the Australian senate

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Downlands College 9.1at 6:45pm on 2020-04-29VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: Short preparation topic Prep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 9.3at 6:00pm on 2020-05-27VENUE: Centenary Heights State High School
Topic: That we regret the use of participation awards

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School 10.1
Competition: Year 10

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Centenary Heights State High School 10.2at 8:00pm on 2020-03-04VENUE: Fairholme College
Topic: that all school assessment should be pass / fail

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Fairholme College 10.1at 8:00pm on 2020-03-25VENUE: Fairholme College
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Toowoomba State High School 10.1at 8:00pm on 2020-05-06VENUE: Fairholme College
Topic: That we should incentivise people to relocate to the country

Round 4:  You have a BYE in this matchup
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School Senior 12.1
Competition: Year 12

Round 1:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. The Glennie School 12.1at 6:45pm on 2020-02-26VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: That politicians should be paid the Australian median full-time wage

Round 2: You have a BYE in this matchup

Round 3:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. St Ursula’s College Toowoomba 12.1at 8:00pm on 2020-04-29VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 12.3at 8:00pm on 2020-06-03VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm

Team: Toowoomba Grammar School Senior 12.2
Competition: Year 12

Round 1:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 12.1at 8:00pm on 2020-02-26VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: That politicians should be paid the Australian median full-time wage

Round 2:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. Toowoomba State High School 12.1at 6:45pm on 2020-03-18VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: That we should ban the Olympics

Round 3:YOU ARE: Negative.VS. Fairholme College 12.4at 6:45pm on 2020-04-29VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 5:30pm

Round 4:YOU ARE: Affirmative.VS. St Joseph’s College Toowoomba 12.1at 8:00pm on 2020-06-03VENUE: Toowoomba Anglican School
Topic: Short preparation topicPrep time starts at 6:45pm