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UIL Speech Judges

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Sean Merrill

Current high school:
Texas A&M University

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Marble Falls High School, Marble Falls, Texas

Graduated high school: 2008

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
For all four years in high school I was involved in the debate program. I was C-X debate president my junior year and the Debate Team president my senior year. With my partner's help I was able to place in and win many tournaments. For extemporaneous speaking I also competed for four years and was a state qualifier in Extemp Speaking under the Skills USA program.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: stock issues
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: Stock Issues are the most important part of a debate round. If the AFF team cannot hold onto all of thier stock issues in the round, then they have lost.


Rounds judged: 0
Approach: Equal
Each case must have a specified value defended by a specific philosophy and philospher.

Contact Information


Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District CX State

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 5 Waco/Lufkin

I will travel to: 1 3 5