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Middle School Debate

Garden State Debate League

Welcome to the
Garden State Debate League! 

2017-2018 School Year

tournament Dates:  
  • October 28, 2017: Stone Bridge Middle School 
  • December 9, 2017: William Annin Middle School
  • February 24, 2018: Broad Street School 
  • March 17, 2018: Cedar Hill Prep
  • May 5, 2018 (tentative):  Championship Tournament
DEBATE TOPICS for October 28 Tournament:
  • Columbus Day should not be a federal holiday.
  • Later school start times cause more harm than good.
  • Ending net neutrality is good for America.
  • School uniforms do more good than harm.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Teaching Debate and Argumentation

6 PD hours
November 29, 2017
Stone Bridge Middle School
1252 Yardville-Allentown Rd.
Allentown, NJ  08501
Register today 


JUDGE Training

TBA

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

National Championship Tournament

May 5, 2018
Location: TBA

Participating Schools
  • Broad Street 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)