*Currently in the Western Cape only

  • Debating is only open to Grade 6 learners.
  • Teams of 3 learners represent their schools.
  • Each debate session has two schools. After each speaker has spoken for 4 minutes, each team has one reply speech. This can be given by the first or second speaker on the team. The reply speech is 2 min long. During the main speeches the opposing team can offer Points of Information. However, no¬†Points of Information may be offered during the reply speeches.
  • There will be a debate chair who will conduct each round of the competition.
  • There are prizes for the top 2 teams and the mentors