Only division [ladder]

Round 1

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
22 March 2017 8:10 PM Fahan School S2017DT002 New Town High School 1 Ogilvie High School 1 That homeschooling should be banned
22 March 2017 8:10 PM Fahan School S2017DT003 The Hutchins School 1 Fahan School 1 That homeschooling should be banned
22 March 2017 8:10 PM Fahan School S2017DT005 Dominic College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That homeschooling should be banned
22 March 2017 8:10 PM Fahan School S2017DT006 Taroona High School 1 The Friends' School 1 That homeschooling should be banned
29 March 2017 7:10 PM St Mary's College S2017DT004 St Mary's College 1 Ogilvie High School 2 That homeschooling should be banned

Round 2

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
5 April 2017 8:10 PM Ogilvie High School S2017DT007 New Town High School 1 The Hutchins School 1 Advised subject: Agriculture and environment: environmental impacts of agriculture
5 April 2017 8:10 PM Ogilvie High School S2017DT009 Ogilvie High School 1 St Mary's College 1 That we should set a maximum for food miles
5 April 2017 8:10 PM Ogilvie High School S2017DT010 Fahan School 1 Dominic College 1 That we should lift the moratorium on genetically modified crops in Tasmania
5 April 2017 8:10 PM Ogilvie High School S2017DT011 Ogilvie High School 2 Taroona High School 1 That intensive fish farming is bad for Tasmania
5 April 2017 8:10 PM Ogilvie High School S2017DT012 St Michael's Collegiate 1 The Friends' School 1 That intensive fish farming is bad for Tasmania

Round 3

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
3 May 2017 8:10 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2017DT013 The Hutchins School 1 Ogilvie High School 1 That a positive relationship with China should be Australia's first priority
3 May 2017 8:10 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2017DT014 St Mary's College 1 Dominic College 1 Advised subject: National security: Australia's alliances
3 May 2017 8:10 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2017DT016 Taroona High School 1 New Town High School 1 That an alliance with the United States is no longer in Australia's interests
3 May 2017 8:10 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2017DT017 The Friends' School 1 Fahan School 1 That an alliance with the United States is no longer in Australia's interests
3 May 2017 8:10 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2017DT018 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Ogilvie High School 2 That an alliance with the United States is no longer in Australia's interests

Round 4

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
17 May 2017 8:10 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2017DT019 New Town High School 1 St Mary's College 1 That criminal trials should be televised
17 May 2017 8:10 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2017DT020 The Hutchins School 1 Dominic College 1 That criminal trials should be televised
17 May 2017 8:10 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2017DT021 Fahan School 1 Taroona High School 1 That criminal trials should be televised
17 May 2017 8:10 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2017DT023 Ogilvie High School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That criminal trials should be televised
17 May 2017 8:10 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2017DT024 The Friends' School 1 Ogilvie High School 2 That criminal trials should be televised

Round 5

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
31 May 2017 8:10 PM Clarence High School S2017DT025 St Michael's Collegiate 1 New Town High School 1 That Instagram is an art form
31 May 2017 8:10 PM Clarence High School S2017DT026 Taroona High School 1 St Mary's College 1 That Instagram is an art form
31 May 2017 8:10 PM Clarence High School S2017DT027 The Friends' School 1 The Hutchins School 1 That we spend too much time on social media
31 May 2017 8:10 PM Clarence High School S2017DT028 Dominic College 1 Ogilvie High School 2 That Instagram is an art form
31 May 2017 8:10 PM Clarence High School S2017DT030 Fahan School 1 Ogilvie High School 1 That Instagram is an art form

Round 6

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
14 June 2017 8:10 PM New Town High School S2017DT031 New Town High School 1 Fahan School 1 Advised subject: Australian politics: media and politics
14 June 2017 8:10 PM New Town High School S2017DT032 Dominic College 1 The Friends' School 1 That social media platforms should attempt to influence the outcomes of elections
14 June 2017 8:10 PM New Town High School S2017DT033 St Mary's College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That social media platforms should attempt to influence the outcomes of elections
14 June 2017 8:10 PM New Town High School S2017DT034 The Hutchins School 1 Taroona High School 1 That social media platforms should attempt to influence the outcomes of elections
14 June 2017 8:10 PM New Town High School S2017DT035 Ogilvie High School 1 Ogilvie High School 2 Advised subject: Australian politics: media and politics

Finals division

Semi finals

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
26 July 2017 6:30 PM Hobart College S2017DTSF1 St Mary's College 1 New Town High School 1 That tertiary education should be free
26 July 2017 6:30 PM Hobart College S2017DTSF2 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Taroona High School 1 That independent schools should not receive government funding

Grand final

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
2 August 2017 6:30 PM New Town High School S2017DTGF1 New Town High School 1 Taroona High School 1 That there should be a global government