Upcoming Debates

  • Canadian Student Debating Federation National Seminar 2022 –September 22 – 25, 2022. Hosted  online by Prince Edward Island Student Debating Association  for more information contact your provincial/territory organization,  or email us at seminar@csdf-fcde.ca 
  • Canadian British Parliamentary Debate Nationals Championships – Hosted by QSDA, convenor Jonathan Bracewell – Invitation for both events can be found here. Please note that the tournament will be held in-person at Selwyn House School in Montreal on Friday, November 18th to Sunday, November 20th, 2022. QSDA and Chris George are working very hard to ensure the best possible experience for our return to national-level, in-person debating. If you have any questions or concerns at this time, please do not hesitate to email Jon Bracewell at bracewellj@selwyn.ca 
  • National Public Speaking Championships – Online – hosted by MSDA, February 11th – 13th, 2022.  Invitation can be found here! Convenor is John Robinson at manitobadebate@gmail.com. Please let John know if your province/territory is likely to attend and, if so, when you are likely to know the names of your participants.
  • Senior High Canadian National Debating Championships  –  hosted by OSDU online via Zoom  from  April 29th to May 1st, 2022.  Registration information will be sent to the provincial and territorial associations when available, and as is customary, the prepared motion will be released one month prior to the start of the tournament.  The prepared motion for Friday evening two rounds is: This House, as Canada, would elect its Supreme Court Justices.  If you have any questions please contact our convenor Nicole Ratti @ osdupresident@gmail.com 
  • French National Debate Championships – hosted by DSABC online May 6th & 7, 2022.  All information can be found on this link:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1R20ixhuFaVgqMxSrfKJyFRuZXC86K21nL83SwkWxesg/edit?usp=sharing 
  • National Team Tryouts for the 2023 Team – Online May 27th – 29th, 2022.  CSDF Member Invitation.  All information will be provided to your Provincial Organization once available. All applications and inquiries go directly to teamcanada@csdf-fcde.ca
  • Junior High Speech Nationals – Hybrid Event with some in person and some online – May 13th & 14th, 2022.  Hosted by Mulgrave School in West Vancouver.  Please click on this link for all of the information  
  • Junior High Canadian National Debating Championships –  hosted by the DSABC May 20th – 22nd, 2022.  All information can be found on this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Er474se7GhNhUzdDXwZxU9HzCG-UWM_pVR_klJz6qqc/edit
  • World Schools Debating Championships 2022 –  will take place online, from August 7th to 18th, and is organized by the International Debate Education Association in the Netherlands. For more information please contact teamcanada@csdf-fcde.cDSA