Minis and IVs
There are a number of mini debating tournaments that occur around the year and around Australia. UQDS traditionally has a strong presence at them.
The Monash Association of Debaters (MAD) of Monash University organise a small debating tournament in the early part of the year.
The University of New South Wales organises a small intervarsity debating tournament in August each year.
In late August, the Australian National University holds an intervarsity debating tournament.
Melbourne Mini is a British Parliamentary Style debating tournament held one the first weekend of December.
The Australian British Parliamentary Championship, known as Sydney Mini, is organised by the University of Sydney Union and occurs on the second weekend of December.
The World Universities Peace Invitational Debate is an annual debating tournament held in Malaysia open for universities around the world. It is debated in the British Parliamentary Style and held in the later part of the year prior to the World Universities Debating Championship.