The English-Speaking Union of the United

Middle School Debate

Jersey Shore Debate League

Welcome to the
Jersey Shore Debate League! 

2017-2018 School Year

tournament Dates:  
  • December 2, 2017:  Joseph R. Bolger Middle School
  • January 27, 2018:  Rumson Country Day School
  • March 10, 2018:  Ranney School
  • May 5, 2018 (tentative):  Championship Tournament
DEBATE TOPICS for December 9 Tournament:
  • Catalonia should become an independent country.
  • The federal government should NOT withhold funds for sanctuary cities.
  • End PARCC testing in New Jersey.
  • Amazon is good for society.
Professional Development WorkshopS

Teaching Debate and Argumentation
6 PD hours 
November 29, 2017
Stone Bridge Middle School
1252 Yardville-Allentown Rd.
Allentown, NJ 08501
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Judge Training

TBA - For more information or to register, contact

National Championship Tournament

April 28, 2018

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