The Ridge Debates

2018 — NJ/US

Parliamentary Debate Information

Parliamentary debate at the Ridge Debates will follow the style of the American Parliamentary Debate Association. More information can be found at

Vassar College’s excellent judging guide is located here, and should be followed by judges at Ridge:

Topic areas are as follows:

Round 1--American Institutions

Round 2—The Way We Live

Round 3—Carbon

Round 4—Revolutions

Round 5—Technology