Debating competition


2020 EDITION

The purpose of the Debating Competition is to encourage Francophone and Anglophone College (CEGEP) students of the Montreal District to publicly debate a position on controversial and legal issues. The theme for the 31th edition of the contest is:
Mandatory organ donation: For or Against ?

The contest is divided into three parts:

  • Internal qualifications in each participating CEGEP.
  • Semi-finals between the selected teams from each participating CEGEP on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in the afternoon, at the Court of Appeal of Quebec.
  • Final between the two teams who accumulated the most points in the semi-finals, followed by the award ceremony, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 8 p.m. at the Court of Appeal of Quebec.

PRIZES TO BE WON:

  • $ 500 and Antidote, the indispensable writing assistance software suite from Druide informatique, to each member of the winning team.
  • $ 250 and the Antidote, the indispensable writing assistance software suite from Druide informatique, to each member of the runner-up team.
  • $ 150 and a copy of the Grand Druide des synonymes et des antonymes to the two best speakers who are not in the final.

Registration deadline : March 2, 2020 at 5 P.M.
Semi-finals and final :  April 22, 2020


Information : Bar of Montreal, 514 866-9392, ext. 235.

DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD

Poster
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