Skip to main content
University of Texas at Austin
University Interscholastic League Logo
University Interscholastic League Logo

UIL Speech Judges

If you have corrections, questions or comments regarding this information, please notify The UIL Speech and Debate department at or 512-471-5883.

Sarah Morrison

Current high school:
Smyer ISD

Currently coaching?: yes

Conference: A

Number of years coached: 35 years

Number of tournaments judged: 7-10

High school attended:
Douglas High, Douglas, Arizona

Graduated high school: 2000 or before

Participated in high school: no

Participated in college: yes

Judging qualifications:
My BA degree is in SPEECH from the Univesity of Arizona. I have taken students to compete at State nineteen times and had several win medals at state. I have judged speech invitationals for 34 years. All speaking events interest me.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 12
Judging approach: stock issues
Policy priority: Issues
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: Stock issues must be supported and clearly explained as tied to case. Evidence must be given for all contentions and subpoints. Persuasive delivery with above above average speaking rate is impressive. Clear understanding of case essential.


Rounds judged: 12
Approach: Issues
Persuasive delivery of Value supported by criteria with evidence. Link of support essential.

Contact Information

office: 806 234 3871

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 7 Panhandle

I will travel to: 1 2 5 6 7 8