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UIL Speech Judges

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Jaime Garcia

Current high school:
University of Texas at Austin

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 4-6

High school attended:
D'Hanis High School, D'Hanis TX

Graduated high school: 2009

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: yes

Judging qualifications:
In high school I was a two time state qualifier in C-X debate, as well as a state semi-finalist in extemporaneous persuasive speaking. I was also a recipient of a TILF scholarship. I currently compete on the University of Texas speech team in individual events.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 15
Judging approach: tabula rosa
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: As a tabula rasa judge I will accept any and all arguments in the round. I believe that the debaters should be allowed to dictate the round. As I have no set paradigm (i.e. stocks/policy) I would prefer that each side present framework arguments as to how to view the round. I want organized line-by-line argumentation throughout the round, and especially within the rebuttals. Within the rebuttals I also want a concise impact calculus. I have no problem with speed as long as it does not interfere with the communication aspect of the event. I want both good argumentation and effective delivery.


Rounds judged:
Approach: Equal
As an LD judge, I want both competitors to present me with clear and concise arguments. I want a clear and organized flow to the round. I want each debater to present me with clear value criterion. I want thorough analysis of the issues and argumentation, and I want clear and effective delivery in the round.

Contact Information

cell: 210 259-3794

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 1 Austin/San Antonio

I will travel to: 1