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The Canadian Student Debating Federation is pleased to welcome you to our website. Check out the calendar of upcoming debate events, information on the National Seminar, or browse our collection of debate resources.

Seminar Registration Now Open

September 21, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Fall Seminar is now open online. Student and adult delegates who have confirmed their participation with their provincial and territorial organizations should register as soon as possible. Student Registration Form Adult Registration Form The registration deadline is October 28. Please note that you can leave travel details blank, and return to […]

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Announcement of National Seminar 2013

April 12, 2013

The CSDF is proud to announce the 2013 National Student Debating Seminar, taking place from November 6th – 11th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The CSDF is excited to be working with the Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Organization to hold the 46th annual Seminar, which will once again bring together students from all around the country for […]

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Team Canada finishes in top 8 at WSDC

February 5, 2013

Congratulations to Team Canada 2013, who knocked out the top-ranked New Zealand team in the octofinals to advance to quarterfinals and earn a top-eight finish in this year’s World Schools Debating Championships in Turkey. Team Canada, who snuck into the out-rounds ranked 16th, debated New Zealand on the motion “THW cut welfare benefits to compulsive […]

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Team Canada competes in WSDC 2013

January 29, 2013
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Team Canada 2013 has started to compete in the 2013 World Schools Debating Championships in Antalya, Turkey. The CSDF is cheering on the team all the way! Team Canada has started strong with two wins in the first two rounds against Lithuania (2-1) and Estonia (3-0). You can follow the team’s results at the WSDC […]

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CSDF wraps up successful Toronto Seminar

October 19, 2012
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The 2012 National Student Debate Seminar was held from Thursday, October 11th to Monday, October 15th, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario. The Seminar was organized by Rudi Lof and Kassie Dwarika of McLeese Debate and hosted mainly at Upper Canada College. Student and adult delegates agreed that the Seminar was a great success! Students experienced three […]

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Seminar registration concluded

September 28, 2012

With the Toronto National Seminar just weeks away, our registration period has now concluded. We are happy to report we have over 55 students who will attend the Seminar in Toronto. The National Seminar 2012 page has also been updated with the latest information about the Seminar, including a description of the main activities and […]

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