English in Action: The English-Speaking Union

Middle School Debate

Garden State Debate League

Welcome to the
Garden State Debate League! 

2017-2018 School Year

Remaining tournament Dates:  
  • May 5, 2018:  Championship Tournament
DEBATE TOPICS for May 5 Tournament:
  • Ban the practice of requiring job applicants to disclose their criminal history.
  • The US should adopt a universal guaranteed annual income.
  • Reptiles should not be kept as pets.
  • Credit card companies should not process sales of firearms.
  • The Olympic Games should include E-sports.
  • A nuclear attack on North Korea should be "off the table."
  • Review the Topics Archive

JUDGE Training


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

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)