Below is the timetable for Nationals 2010! If you are in Wellington next weekend, feel free to come and watch.
Friday 06 August
6:00 pm Opening of the New Zealand Finals. Briefing for all teams.
6:30 pm Limited preparation debate
Saturday 07 August
8:00 am Breakfast at Rutherford House, Victoria University of Wellington, corner of Lambton Quay and Bunny S
8:30 am Topic for Round 1 announced (one hour preparation).
9:30 am Round 1
11:00 am Morning tea.
11:30 am Topic for Round 2 announced (one hour preparation).
Theme: The European Union
12:30 pm Round 2
1:45 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Topic for Round 3 announced (one hour preparation).
3:30 pm Round 3
5:00 pm Return to Ibis Hotel.
7:00 pm Quiz and pizza night for competitors at Rutherford House.
9:30 pm Competitors return to Ibis Hotel.
Sunday 08 August
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Topic for Round 4 announced (one hour preparation).
10:00 am Round 4
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm Topic for Round 5 announced (one hour preparation).
1:30 pm Round 5.
3:00 pm Semi-finalists announced, topic for semi-finals announced (one hour preparation).
4:00 pm Semi-finals.
5:30 pm Briefing for all teams. Sides for the Grand Final announced.
7:15 pm Formal Dinner at Zibbibo Restaurant.
Monday 09 August
8.45am Official photographs of all teams on the front steps of Parliament
10:00 am GRAND FINAL at Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament Buildings.
11:30 am Presentation of prizes.
12:00 pm Morning Tea in the Grand Hall