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UIL Speech Judges

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Bryce Duke

Current high school:
Harmony High School, Univeristy of Texas, Baylor Law

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Harmony ISD, Big Sandy, TX

Graduated high school: 2004

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
4 years of High School CX Debate. Only team recognized in Division 2A as a State qualifier all four years. Received Bronze Gavel Speaking Award in Division 2A as a Freshman. Placed 3rd Overall that year. Numerous medals and recognitions at invitational tournaments. Although I haven't been involved in CX debate since high-school, I have gone on to receive my JD from Baylor Law School and am now interested in getting involved as a judge.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged:
Judging approach: stock issues
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: quality
Paradigm: I don't find speed of delivery persuasive in any way—if I can’t understand you, you will not get credit for an argument. I'm not a fan of counter-plans or canned responses by the Negative (e.g. DAs that end in nuclear fallout don't usually have merit). I appreciate clear/concise roadmaps and organized delivery. I am primarily a stock issues judge.


Rounds judged:

Contact Information


Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 6 Wichita Falls/Texarkana

I will travel to: 2 5 6