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UIL Speech Judges

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Caleb Magness

Current high school:
Pecos High School

Currently coaching?: Yes

Conference: 4A

Number of years coached: 1

Number of tournaments judged: 5

High school attended:
Blackwell CISD, Blackwell, TX

Graduated high school: 2011

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college:

Judging qualifications:
I have a degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University. I competed in Persuasive and Informative Speaking, as well as CX Debate in High School. I was in the 1A division of UIL. I have participated at the District, Regional and State contests. I placed 5th and 4th at the State Meet my Sophomore year and Junior year respectively. My partner and I also made it to the Octafinals of the State Meet my senior year in CX Debate.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 3
Judging approach: tabula rosa
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: I believe speakers should be judged based on content organization, use of evidence, tone, and ability to answer questions. I believe presiding officers should be judged on consistency of preference execution, management of the room, and recognition consistency.
Paradigm: I am a Tabula Rossa. I believe that Stock Issues and speaker duties are only as important as the debaters make them. Debaters must persuade me one way or the other.


Rounds judged: 0

Contact Information

cell: 325 977-1992

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 9

I will travel to: 8