As we kick the Spring debate season into high gear, OSDU is happy to announce that the selection process for the 2020 Canadian National Debate Team is now open.

Each Province is eligible to send a restricted number of delegates to the Team Canada try out, which will be taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba either before or after Senior Nationals in April 2020 (more information to come for those who are selected).

In order to determine who Ontario will send to represent us at the tryout, OSDU will be hosting a two-part selection process.

  1. Interested students must fill in the attached application and email it back to me by Friday, February 14th, 2020 (approximately two weeks from now).
  2. A qualified panel will review applications, and will contact the top six students among those who completed the application to attend a one-day mini tournament, to be held on the weekend of February 29 or March 1st, 2020 in Toronto. From there, the top 3 students will be chosen to attend the National tryout.

More information regarding criteria and requirements can be found in the attached invitation. Please pass this along to your students that you feel might be interested.
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