AIDPSC

Australian Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship

Registration

Registration for AIDSPC 2017 is open.


It is advisable that, if you are a student visiting this page, you get your Public Speaking/Debating Coordinator to contact the AIDPSC Co-ordinator after they have read and reviewed the information below.

  • Each school may send a team of 4 students
  • Each student must participate in all 4 events over the course of each day (Debate, Impromptu, Interpretive Reading, Persuasive or   After Dinner Speaking)
  • Each school must send a teacher to assist in adjudication during the Championships


If you are interested in participating in AIDSPC 2017 please contact us and we will forward on to you the appropriate Entry Form and details.


To keep in touch with information leading up to AIDSPC 2017, and any relevant videos etc from pervious AIDPS/WIDPS Championships to help you with your preparation, please like our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aidpsc

Programme

Typical Timetable for AIDPSC


Day 1

Welcome to Participants and Coaches

Judges Briefing 

Interpretive Reading

Morning Tea

Impromptu Speaking

Lunch

Motions for Debate (Prep – 45mins)

Debate (A)

Motions for Debate (Prep – 45mins)

Debate (B)

Afternoon Tea

After Dinner/Persuasive Speaking

End of Day


Day 2

Welcome to Participants and Coaches

Judges Briefing 

Interpretive Reading

Morning Tea

Impromptu Speaking

Lunch

Motions for Debate (Prep – 45mins)

Debate (A)

Motions for Debate (Prep – 45mins)

Debate (B)

Afternoon Tea

After Dinner/Persuasive Speaking

Tournament Dinner

End of Day


Day 3

Meeting for the competitors and coaches – Announcement of Finalists

Motions for Debate (Prep – 45mins)

Speakfest Showcase

Debate Final

Morning Tea

Interpretative Reading Final

Short Break

Impromptu Speaking Final

Lunch

Persuasive Speaking Final

Short Break

After-Dinner Speaking Final

Closing Ceremony and announcement of Winners in each category and overall

AIDPSC winner.


 

 

There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and lastly, to get your subject into the heart of your audience.

- Alexander Gregg

WIDPSC Links

Useful Debating and Public Speaking Links