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Charles Fedor

president@wadl.org

0437 496 648

 

Jolie Hewitt

secretary@wadl.org

CONTACT

PERTH SCHOOLS DEBATING COMPETITION

The WADL SDC is the largest and most prestigious secondary school debating competition in Western Australia. Over 2,500 students will be competing in the 2020 Schools Debating Competition. The competition culminates in late August with the annual Schools Debating Competition Grand Final, which sees the top two Novice, Junior and Senior teams  across the state compete for the title of State Champion for each division.

2019 DRAW & RESULTS

Find information about how to navigate the draw, and links to different divisions within the draw. Please do not print the draw.

The draw and results for the 2019 Schools Debating Competition is no longer available.

POSTPONEMENTS

& FORFEITS

To postpone or forfeit a debate, notify WADL promptly using the form belowPlease note that it is the responsibility of the coordinator to confirm the postponement or forfeit with the coordinator of the opposing team well in advance of the scheduled date of the debate. 

COORDINATOR INFORMATION

Information on debating guidelines for coordinators, WADL policies and procedures, and competition documents. Your go to guide to survive the season!

MAP OF  VENUES

Unsure where to find the place to debate at an unfamiliar school? Check out our handy maps:

PAST STATE CHAMPIONS

The Perth Schools Debating Competition is the largest and most prestigious debating competition in Western Australia, and it has been running for over 45 years. In 2019, over 400 teams and 2,000 students competed in the Perth Schools Debating Competition.

NOVICE

2019: Seton College

2018: Butler College

2017: Greenwood College

 

2016: Methodist Ladies' College

 

2015: Hale School

 

2014: Perth Modern School

 

2013: Perth Modern School

 

2012: Perth College

 

2011: Aquinas College

 

2010: Perth Modern School

 

2009:

 

2008: Ballajura Community College

 

2007: Hale School

 

2006: Shenton College

 

2005: Perth College

 

2004: Carmel School

 

2003:

 

2002: Carine Senior High School

 

2001: Shenton College

 

2000:

 

1999:

 

1998:

 

1997:

 

1996: Seton Catholic College

JUNIOR

2019: Carmel School

 

2018: Carmel School

2017: Perth Modern School

 

2016: Methodist Ladies' College

 

2015: Perth Modern School

 

2014: Hale School

 

2013: Perth College

 

2012: Shenton College

 

2011: Carmel School

 

2010: Mercedes College

 

2009: Ballajura Community College

 

2008: Shenton College

 

2007: Shenton College

 

2006: Shenton College

 

2005: Mount Lawley Senior High School

 

2004: Shenton College

 

2003: Applecross Senior High School

 

2002: Applecross Senior High School

 

2001: Perth College

 

2000: Seaton Catholic College

 

1999: Hollywood Senior High School

 

1998:

 

1997: St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls

 

1996: Christ Church Grammar School

 

1995:

 

1994:

 

1993: Iona Presentation College

 

1992:

 

1991: Mazenod College

 

1990: Carmel School

 

1989:

 

1988:

 

1987:

 

1986:

 

1985: Mercedes College

SENIOR

2019: Iona Presentation College

2018: St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls

2017: Shenton College

 

2016: Shenton College

 

2015: Shenton College

 

2014: Perth Modern School

 

2013: Hale School

 

2012: Perth Modern School

 

2011: Scotch College

 

2010: Shenton College

 

2009: Christ Church Grammar School

 

2008: Shenton College

 

2007: Hale School

 

2006: Hale School

 

2005: Shenton College

 

2004: Christ Church Grammar School

 

2003: Hale School

 

2002: Christ Church Grammar School

 

2001: Christ Church Grammar School

 

2000: Christ Church Grammar School

 

1999: Christ Church Grammar School

 

1998: Christ Church Grammar School

 

1997:

 

1996: Iona Presentation College

 

1995: Wesley College

 

1994: Hale School

 

1993:

 

1992:

 

1991: Carine Senior High School

 

1990: Carine Senior High School

 

1989:

 

1988:

 

1987: Methodist Ladies' College

 

1986:

 

1985:

 

1984:

 

1983:

 

1982: Kalamunda SHS

 

1981:

 

1980:

 

1979: Aquinas College

 

1978:

 

1977: Scotch College

 

1976:

 

1975:

 

1974:

 

1973:

 

1972:

 

1971: Brigidine Senior College