Welcome to Auckland Schools' Debating Senior Open for 2019. All debates for the Central Zone will be taking place at Mt Roskill Grammar School (link to venue information).
Dates and Motions
Round 1: Tuesday 19 March (prepared): This house would give school officials unrestricted access to student’s social media accounts.
Round 2: Tuesday 2 April (advised subject): To Be Announced
Round 3: Tuesday 14 May (advised subject): To Be Announced
Round 4: Tuesday 28 May (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Round 5: Tuesday 11 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Catch-Up Round: Tuesday 18 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced (St Cuthbert's College)
In prepared debates, the debates will start at 4:30pm. Teams should arrive 15 minutes before the debate starts.
In advised subject and limited preparation debates, the motion will be announced at 4:30pm with debates starting at 5:30pm. Teams should arrive 15 minutes before the motion announcement.
Grade Convener (SO): Liam Silverwood - 022 306 7684
Chairperson: Zachary Wong - 021 158 8801
For all queries about the grade including, motions, draws, scheduling, catch-up requests and defaults please contact the Grade Convener, Liam Silverwood
All catch up requests must be made by emailing the ASD email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday 4pm, the day before the debate.
Notice of a default after Tuesday 12pm, the day of the debate must be made by email and by calling the grade convener. Any requests after Tuesday 2pm will be considered a default without notice.