Debating competition


EDITION 2023

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 34th edition of the contest is:

The use of cryptocurrency as legal tender in Canada: for or against?

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.

*For more details, consult the Rules of the contest.

REGISTRATION:
Fill and return the Registration form, including the rules, before February 15, 2023, 5 p.m.

Deadline for submitting the names of participants is March 1, 2023, 5 p.m.

SEMI-FINALS AND FINAL:
The semi-finals and the final will take place on March 22, 2023, 2 p. m., at the Court of Appeal of Quebec.

Information : Barreau de Montréal, 514 866-9392, ext. 235.

DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD

Rules and registration form
PDF file – 501 Kb

Official Poster
PDF file – 421 Kb