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UIL Speech Judges

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Stephanie Grissom

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No


Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Wharton High School

Graduated high school: 2012

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I participated in the above events when in high school, and therefore have an extensive knowledge of how these events are prepared for, performed and judged.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: Stock Issues
Policy priority: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Evidence philosophy: Quality of evidence is more important than quantity of evidence
Paradigm: When judging a CX round, I first look at the plan and how it is presented; harms, inherency, solvency, topicality etc., then how well the plan is supported by the evidence. Next I consider the arguments made against the plan and how well they are presented and supported by evidence provided. Lastly I take into account how well each team stuck to their arguments, if any were dropped, and how each team debated their particular side overall.


Rounds judged: 0

Contact Information

cell: 979 5331492

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 3 5