Registration to participate in the Donald Dewar Memorial Debate Tournament 2018/2019 is now open and will close on Wednesday 26 September at 5pm.  Click here to submit your application now.


Whether you are experienced or new to debating, get involved with Scotland's biggest high school debating competition today and help us celebrate it's 20th anniversary! 

Registrations will be acknowledged and further information relating to the draw will be sent out after the closing date.




How the debate works

Learn about the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament format, rules and timescales.

Information for teams

Find out how to enter a team for the debate and read case studies from past competitors.

Information for judges

Whether you're a law student, a trainee, a practicing or retired solicitor or just love debating, we'd love to hear from you!