Previous Winners

Previous Winners 2021-03-04T03:50:37+00:00

‘The Press’ Schools Debating Tournament has been held since 1969. It has been the Canterbury Regional Schools’ Debating Championship since 1988. Since 1988 the winning team has received ‘The Press’ Trophy, which is inscribed as follows:

‘The Press’ Debate
Speakers Club Trophy

Secondary Schools’ Debating

2020: St Margaret’s College

2019: St Andrew’s College

2018: Cashmere High School

2017: Christ’s College

2016: Christ’s College

2015: Villa Maria College

2014: Christ’s College

2013: Burnside High School

2012: Christ’s College

2011: Tournament not held.

2010: Christ’s College

2009: Shirley Boys’ High School

2008: Ashburton College

2007: St Margaret’s College

2006: Burnside High School

2005: Christchurch Boys’ High School

2004: St Bede’s College

2003: St Bede’s College

2002: Christ’s College

2001: St Andrew’s College

2000: Christ’s College

1999: St Andrew’s College

1998: St Bede’s College

1997: St Bede’s College

1996: St Andrew’s College

1995: St Andrew’s College

1994: Shirley Boys’ High School

1993: St Bede’s College

1992: Christchurch Girls’ High School

1991: St Bede’s College

1990: St Margaret’s College

1989: St Margaret’s College

1988: Christ’s College