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UIL Speech Judges

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David Matthew

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 4-6

High school attended:
Lampasas, TX

Graduated high school: 2006

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: yes

Judging qualifications:
I competed in or have extensively judged (consistently over 3-4 years) all of the events checked.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged:
Judging approach:
Policy priority:
Evidence philosophy:


Rounds judged: 10
Approach: Issues
I am not so concerned about the ability to speak fluidly or, for that matter, even clearly. I am more interested, and will give preference to, the ability to utilize the philosophical components behind an argument to the greatest effect. Logic should be a natural element of an LD case, but conclusions drawn on unwarranted assumptions will not win.

Contact Information

cell: 512 734-5433
office: 254 754-3404

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 5 Waco/Lufkin

I will travel to: 1 2 5