High School Debating Championship

The Queen’s University High School Debating Championship will be held at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario once again this winter. The tournament is one of the most prestigious and competitive debate tournaments for students at the high school level.

The Queen’s Debating Union, North America’s oldest debating society, is in its 176th session. We have a strong reputation of competitive success, as well as hosting educational and well-run tournaments. The Queen’s National High School Debating Championship is among the most esteemed and well-attended high school debating events of the year.

Our Tournament Director for 2019-20 is Emily Xu.

Latest Updates

Queen’s High School Debating Championship 2019 was a success. Thank you to all of the teams for coming out. The results can be found below.
Queen’s National High School Debating Championship 2019 Tab

The 2020 tournament will be held from January 10-12 2020.

Registration Package

The High School Tournament Package for 2019/20 will be released soon.

Contact the Tournament Director

Emily Xu, the 2019-20 Queen’s University High School Debating Championship Tournament Director, may be reached by email at highschools@queensdebatingunion.org. If you have any questions, concerns, or simply want more information, do not hesitate to send an email!