14th Annual Thornhill Debate Tournament
Nov
10
to Nov 11

14th Annual Thornhill Debate Tournament

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The Thornhill Secondary School Debate Society is thrilled to welcome you to the 14th Annual Thornhill Debate Tournament. The tournament will take place at Thornhill Secondary School (167 Dudley Ave., L3T 2E5) on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th.

We believe that this tournament will prove a valuable experience for debaters of all levels looking to perfect their debating skills and form long-lasting connections with fellow debaters; and we hope that you will join us for this exciting event.

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La Coupe de la Confédération 2017
Apr
28
to Apr 30

La Coupe de la Confédération 2017

Il nous fait plaisir de vous inviter à venir souligner les 150 ans du Canada avec nous à la Coupe de la Confédération, qui donnera l’occasion aux débatteurs et débatteuses au secondaire de débattre des enjeux qui ont façonné notre pays depuis bien avant 1867 jusqu’à aujourd’hui. La Coupe de la Confédération est généreusement appuyée par la Aurea Foundation.

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Iroquois Ridge Debate Tournament 2017
Apr
21
to Apr 22

Iroquois Ridge Debate Tournament 2017

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We are delighted to invite you to the first ever Ridge Debate Tournament which will be taking place from Friday, April 21st to Saturday, April 22nd. This tournament will consist of 72 teams at Iroquois Ridge High School in Oakville, Ont. and features judges from across the province.

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University of Ottawa English Debating Society 2017 High School Debate Tournament
Mar
31
to Apr 1

University of Ottawa English Debating Society 2017 High School Debate Tournament

The University of Ottawa English Debating Society (hereafter "EDS") is pleased to invite you to the 2017 EDS High School Debate Tournament (hereafter "Tournament"). The two-day Tournament will be held in Canadian Parliamentary style with five in-rounds (the fifth being a hidden quarter-final) and two out-rounds of straight-link debate. All pertinent information regarding the Tournament can be found in this invitation, for any further information, do not hesitate to contact us (your Tournament Directors, Tanya Gill and Valérie Pelchat) at edshighschooltournament2017@gmail.com.

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Confederations Cup 2017 - Great Lakes & St Lawrence Region
Mar
31
to Apr 1

Confederations Cup 2017 - Great Lakes & St Lawrence Region

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We are pleased to invite you to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial with us at the Confederation Cup, which will give Canada's high school debaters the opportunity to debate the issues that have shaped our country from before Confederation to the present day. The Confederation Cup is generously supported by the Aurea Foundation. 

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Northern Secondary School Debate Tournament Invitation
Mar
31
to Apr 30

Northern Secondary School Debate Tournament Invitation

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The Northern Secondary School Debating Union is pleased to invite you to our eighth annual debate tournament, to be held at Northern Secondary School, on Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st, 2017. This tournament is designed to provide junior debaters with a chance to further develop their public speaking skills, meet new people, and enjoy a friendly debating competition.

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Lisgar Society of Debate Novice Debate Tournament 2017
Mar
4
8:15am 8:15am

Lisgar Society of Debate Novice Debate Tournament 2017

It is with great pleasure that The Lisgar Society of Debate would like to invite you to the first ever Lisgar Novice Debate Tournament. This is a special tournament that is only available to debaters in their first 2 years of debate, no matter what grade they are in.
Date: Saturday March 4th, 2016. 8:15-9:00 (registration) - 17:15
Location: Lisgar Collegiate Institute, 29 Lisgar Street. Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0B9
Fee: $40 per team

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Hart House High School Debate Tournament 2017
Feb
17
to Feb 18

Hart House High School Debate Tournament 2017

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The Hart House Debates Committee is delighted to extend you an invitation to the University of Toronto’s annual Hart House High School Debate Tournament, scheduled for this February 17-18. The tournament’s aim will be to create an enjoyable, educational and competitive event that will capture the experience and competitiveness of university-style debating.

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English-Speaking Union of Canada Public Speaking Tournament
Feb
8
4:00pm 4:00pm

English-Speaking Union of Canada Public Speaking Tournament

On behalf of the English Speaking Union of Canada, I am pleased to present to you the 2016-2017 HSBC National Public Speaking Competition” to be held on Wednesday 8 February 2017 in Toronto, Ontario at Branksome Hall. Each year, the ESU in London, England hosts the “International Public Speaking Competition”. Canada has been invited to select one competitor for the event which will take place May 8-12, 2017. You can look at the tournament’s website located at: http://www.esu.org/ipsc/

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2017 Queen's University High School Debating Tournament
Jan
13
to Jan 15

2017 Queen's University High School Debating Tournament

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his year’s tournament will consist of six rounds of preliminary debate (two on Friday and four on Saturday) all in Canadian parliamentary style. The top 16 teams will break to Octo-finals on Sunday. Winners will then proceed to Quarters, Semis and a Grand Final. There will also be a U15 final for all competitors aged 15 or under on the 31st of August 2017.  The first four rounds of debate will all have open adjudication, meaning that debaters will be told the outcome of the round and given constructive feedback from their judge(s). All motions will be straight motions with squirreling, or changing the motion, strictly prohibited.

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UTS Junior Debating & Public Speaking Tournament
Dec
10
8:30am 8:30am

UTS Junior Debating & Public Speaking Tournament

  • 371 Bloor Street West Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R7 Canada (map)
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 It is our pleasure to invite you to our second annual Junior Debating and Public Speaking Tournament, The Zommers’ Cup, at UTS on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Our tournament aims to provide enrichment and skill development for our junior level debaters and public speakers in grades 8 and 9. It is ideal preparation for the upcoming Ontario Junior Provincials in March and will help redress the dearth of competitive opportunities for young debaters and public speakers. Our four rounds of speech events will combine emphasis on debate skills with emphasis on persuasion and rhetoric. We look forward to welcoming you and your junior debaters to the University of Toronto Schools.

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Provincial Qualifier for National Senior Public Speaking Championships
Nov
24
2:30pm 2:30pm

Provincial Qualifier for National Senior Public Speaking Championships

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Ontario Qualifier for the National Senior Public Speaking Championships which are being held at The Country Day School on Thursday, November 24th, 2016.   The Top 8 students at this event will be selected to attend the National Senior Public Speaking Championships to be at St. John’s Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg, Manitoba from February 3-6, 2017.

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2016 Thornhill Secondary School Debate Society Debating Tournament
Nov
18
to Nov 19

2016 Thornhill Secondary School Debate Society Debating Tournament

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The Thornhill Secondary School Debate Society is excited to welcome you to the 13th Annual Thornhill Debate Tournament. The tournament will take place at Thornhill Secondary School (167 Dudley Ave., L3T 2E5) on Friday, November 18th and Saturday November 19th.

We believe that this tournament will prove a valuable experience for debaters of all levels looking to perfect their debating skills and form long-lasting connections with fellow debaters; and we hope that you will join us for this exciting event.

Included in this document, please find registration forms, important details regarding the format and schedule of the tournament, and other noteworthy information. We encourage you to fill out the registration details as soon as possible to reserve your school room at our tournament.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at thornhilldebate@gmail.com.


Sincerely,
Alyssa Rusonik & Melissa Giblon
Tournament Directors

Ritika Chaudhary
Staff Advisor

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2016 Oxford Cup Qualifier
Oct
29
to Oct 30

2016 Oxford Cup Qualifier

The Ontario Student Debating Union (OSDU) is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Ontario Oxford Cup Qualifier to run October 29-30, 2016.  This tournament will act as the qualifying tournament for the National Oxford Cup Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 17-20, 2016. Please understand that should you qualify for this tournament, you will be expected to register in very short notice and book transportation to Winnipeg within this three week time period.

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Oct
21
to Oct 22

McGill Debating Union 57th Annual High School Debating Championships

OSDU has received the following event invitation it wishes to bring to the attention to its Members, Coaches and Students -- On behalf of the McGill Debating Union we are pleased to invite you to our upcoming 57th annual High School Debating Championships on Oct 21 & 22, 2016. 

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2016 UTS British Parliamentary Debate Style Workshop
Oct
17
4:30pm 4:30pm

2016 UTS British Parliamentary Debate Style Workshop

Dear Debate Coaches and Debaters, 

It is our pleasure to invite you to our British Parliamentary Debate Style Workshop at UTS on Monday, October 17, 2016. Our workshop is designed to develop the debate skills required in the increasingly large number of debate tournaments conducted in British Parliamentary Style: The McGill High School tournament, the Ontario Oxford Cup Qualifying tournament, the Canadian Oxford Cup Championship, the Hart House tournament and the International Championship for Young Debaters at Oxford later in the year. We hope that participation in our workshop will foster confidence and skill development in the BP debate style among debaters and their coaches. 

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Olympiads Open Tournament
Jun
5
8:00am 8:00am

Olympiads Open Tournament

Non-OSDU Event Announcement:

"Dear Debaters, Coaches, and Judges,
On behalf of Olympiads Debate, we are pleased to invite you to the third annual Olympiads Open Tournament. The tournament will offer all high school debaters the opportunity to partake in one of the last tournaments of the 2015-2016 season. The Olympiads Open Tournament allows debaters of all skill levels to exercise their skill as well as passion for debating."

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