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UIL Speech Judges

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Varun Koneru

Current high school:
UT Austin

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 7-10

High school attended:
Westwood High School, Austin, TX

Graduated high school: 2011

Participated in high school: no

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
I debated at Westwood High School for 4 years. I debated on the national circuit for 3 of those four years and received multiple bids to the Tournament of Champions during my time there. This year I have regularly judged at local debate tournaments, including TFA state (which is the weekend right before UIL starts). In total I'll have judged around 60 rounds by the time UIL state begins

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 50
Judging approach: policy maker
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: quality
Paradigm: qualifications-- - I competed in policy debate for Westwood High School - I judge regularly on the Austin local circuit for my philosophy, you can read : http://judgephilosophies.wikispaces.com/Koneru,+Neeraja

LD

Rounds judged: 3
Approach: Equal
Philosophy:
My background is in CX debate. I value a debate with good analysis of links and impacts.

Contact Information

email: varun.koneru@utexas.edu
cell: 512 786-3740
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
CX State

Qualified for:
CX

Travel

Region of residence:
Area 1 Austin/San Antonio

I will travel to: 1