Collecting Badges

Debater Blue

Debater Blue
  • Debater Blue
  • Debater Blue

Debater Scout Badge Blue Woven and Bound 1934 to 1967

The Debater Badge was worn on the Right arm in between the shoulder and elbow.

Renamed Speaker in 1947

To earn this badge a scout must do the following*

Have a thorough knowledge of:

(1) Propose at least two motions and oppose at least two others in properly conducted debates.

(2) Speak in the course of a debate in the presence of the Examiner for at least ?ve Minutes on the subject under discussion; have prepared the subject thoroughly and have submitted concise and orderly notes for his speech.

(3) Know the ordinary rules of debate and the duties and powers of the chairman.

*The Requirements for each badge varied through issues of POR.