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UIL Speech Judges

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Mitchell Midkiff

Current high school:
Wharton County Junior College

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 4-6

High school attended:

Graduated high school: 2000 or before

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
I debated two years in high school. After graduating from high school I have judged speech and debate the past 4 years, as well as helping out Needville High School's debate teams with various parts of their case, LD and CX.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 10
Judging approach: policy maker
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: If the arguement presented, I flow it. Speed is fine, as long as you are perfectly clear.


Rounds judged: 8
Approach: Equal
I want a value and criterion clash, that is of the up most importance to me in the round. that doesn't mean you can drop your entire case, because what is presented in your case does support your value/criterion.

Contact Information

cell: 713 5420845

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 3 Houston/Beaumont

I will travel to: 3