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UIL Speech Judges

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Xavier (Bor-Lin) Lu

Current high school:
University of Texas at Austin

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:

Graduated high school: 2000 or before

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
I have judged at 2 CX tournaments. I have competed in CX debate for four years in high school. I went to state twice and Nationals twice. I won the 2008 4A silver gavel award at UIL state competition. I competed in both UIL and NFL CX debate. I have won numerous invitational meets. I have participated in extemporaneous speaking for four years in high school. I went to regional for 2 years. I competed in UIL and NFL domestic, international, persuasive, and informative extemp.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged:
Judging approach: policy maker
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: I am a policy judge, who values the stocks issues. I will choose the best policy of the round unless it clearly does not follow the stock issues. Spreading is fine as long as I can keep up. Communication is key to winning the round. I will judge on only what you tell me, I will not debate topics for you. Don't assume that I will know what you are talking about if you don't tell me.

LD

Rounds judged:
Approach: Equal
Philosophy:
Provide persuasive criteria and values. Try to connect opponents case to yours rather than just simply read your own case. Communication is important. Tell me why your criteria and values is more significant than your opponents.

Contact Information

email: AznFire14@yahoo.com
cell: 361 648-5358
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:
Extemp
CX
LD

Travel

Region of residence:
Area 1 Austin/San Antonio

I will travel to: 1