English in Action: The English-Speaking Union

Middle School Debate 2018-2019

Jersey Shore Debate League

Welcome to the
Jersey Shore Debate League! 


2018-2019 School Year

tournament Dates:  
  • October 27, 2018 at Barkalow Middle School
  • December 8, 2018 at Forrestdale School
  • February 23, 2019 at Bolger Middle School
  • April 13, 2019 at the Ranney School
  • April/May (TBD) Championship Tournament
Debate Topics, October 27, 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:

TBA

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

Participating Schools:
  • Barkalow Middle School
  • Bolger Middle School
  • Cedar Hill Prep School
  • Forrestdale Middle School 
  • Ranney School

  • Rumson Country Day School 

  • St. Rose of Lima