The Alberta Debate and Speech Association

              

Martin Poirier Award

The Martin Poirier Trophy was introduced in 2013, after Martin, a long time promoter of High School Debate and former National Team Coach, stepped down as president of the ADSA. It goes to the top Senior High School in the Province using the following system:

- 100 Points per team in the first quartile of the ranking of the teams at the Provincials (ie: if there are 16 teams in Sr. H Open and a school has 3 of the 4 teams , that school is awarded 300 points)
- 75 Points per team in the second quartile of the ranking of the teams a the Provincials in the Sr. H Open and Beginner categories
- 50 Points per team in the third quartile of the ranking of the teams at the Provincials in the Sr. H Open and Beginner categories
- Points per team in the fourth quartile of the ranking of the teams at the Provincials in the Sr. H Open and Beginner categories
- 10 Points per team participating in the regionals that did not qualify for the Provincials in Sr. H Open and Beginner categories

2013 - Old Scona Academic - Edmonton
2014 - Lillian Osborne High School - Edmonton
2015 - Webber Academy - Calgary
2016 - Western Canada High School - Calgary
2017 -