2016 Rules Revision

The QDU has recently updated its rules. The rules are available here, and it is recommended that all debaters and coordinators read and fully understand those rules. The most significant update in this revision is to Section 8, and rules 8.4 and 8.5, which now read (revisions are underlined): 8.4 Teams that do not have three debaters present for a debate will be deemed to have forfeited that debate. Debates may proceed if the teams wish to proceed with fewer than three debaters on a team, but the result will be disregarded and the team with fewer than three debaters will be deemed to have f...
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Adjustment to dates of debates

All Brisbane and Sunshine Coast schools are reminded that the dates of some Round 3 and 4 debates have been adjusted in response to changed dates for State of Origin this year. Year 9 and 11 Round 4 was originally scheduled for Thursday May 26, but has been reverted back to Wednesday May 25. Year 10 and 12 Round 4 was originally scheduled for Wednesday June 1st, but has been rescheduled to Thursday June 2nd. All other debates are still scheduled in line with the prospectus created at the start of this year and available on this website. No Round 2 dates have been affected. The adjuste...
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Applications open for state team trial manager

Applications are now open for the position of State Team Manager. The Manager is responsible for managing the wellbeing of the team during the tournament.  Prospective applicants should communicate their interest to the state team coach at stateteam@qdu.org.au. A key criteria for the position is possession of a national adjudicator accreditation. Applications close on the 13th of April at 5pm
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