English in Action: The English-Speaking Union

Middle School Debate 2018-2019

Garden State Debate League

Welcome to the
Garden State Debate League! 

2018-2019 School Year

tournament Dates:  
  • October 20, 2018 at Stone Bridge Middle School
  • December 8, 2018 at Broad Street School
  • February 9, 2019 at Cedar Hill Prep
  • March 30, 2019 at William Annin Middle School
  • April 13, 2019:  Championship Tournament at Stone Bridge Middle School
Debate Topics, October 20, 2018:  
  1. Social media is good for democracy.
  2. Banning plastic straws causes more harm than good.
  3. Lower the voting age to 16.
Professional DEVELOPMENT Day:  

November 30, 2018 at Stone Bridge Middle School.

JUDGE Training:


For more information or to register, contact debate@esuus.org

Participating Schools:
  • Bridgeton Middle School (Bridgeton)
  • Cedar Hill Prep School (Somerset) 
  • The Hun School (Princeton)
  • Our Lady of Sorrows (Hamilton)
  • Stone Bridge Middle School (Allentown)
  • The Wilberforce School (Princeton)
  • William Annin Middle School (Basking Ridge)
  • Roosevelt Intermediate School (Somerset)