Local Leagues

League Name Region Type
SWN - Sydney West (North)Hills District/PenrithPrimaryRegister
SW - Sydney WestParamatta/Western SydneyPrimaryRegister
SWS - Sydney West (South)Macarthur RegionPrimaryRegister
SCN - Sydney Central (North)North Shore/Ryde/Ku-ring-gaiPrimaryRegister
SC - Sydney CentralInner West/Sydney City/St GeorgePrimaryRegister
SCS - Sydney Central (South)Canterbury/BankstownPrimaryRegister
SEN - Sydney East (North)Northern BeachesPrimaryRegister
SE - Sydney EastEastern SuburbsPrimaryRegister
SES - Sydney East (South)Sutherland ShirePrimaryRegister

Local Leagues for your Debating Community

ANVDC Local Leagues allow your school to compete in a fun and friendly local competition that provides a mix of online and in-person debates.

“We appreciate that teachers are torn between their already overloaded schedules and a desire to give their students more speaking opportunities.”

Phoebe Ruse, Support Manager

Group Stage


  • Online Debates
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Professional Adjudicators
  • Three Match-ups



  • Online or In-Person
  • Professional Adjudicators
  • Elimination Rounds



  • In-Person Hosted Final
  • Adjudication Panel
  • Trophies

Adjudication slots are available every school day.

Enjoy the flexibility in scheduling your debates when it suits you, but please book your debates as soon as you can. Time slots disappear once they are booked.