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UIL Speech Judges

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Austin Alonzo

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No


Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Lubbock-Cooper High School

Graduated high school: 2014

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
CX Debate- I know I am qualified to judge for a CX Debate tournament because I was able to compete in tournaments for the past four years. I was able to get 1st place at district during my sophomore and senior year, and I was able to make it to state. I have also spent my high school years dedicate to research each of the years debate topics. I know I can provide service to the future generation of debaters. I want to help them better their speaking abilities, so they can be prepared for the life after high school. Extemp- I competed in both persuasive and informative Extemp for all four year, and I was able to go to many tournaments. I also help run the State tournament for this past year as the speech crew. I was able to get a great understanding for the process. Prose/ Poetry- During my four years of competing, I was able to get an overall understanding of both prose and poetry. I spent my time understanding both categories for each of the interps. I was able to help run the rounds at State last year for poetry, so I have an excellent understanding of what is to be expected from a judge.

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: I would be considered a Stock Issues Judge because I believe there is a correct way to structure a case. I am very big on topicality, so I expect to see a structured and formulated argument. Each of the stock issues depends on each other because each one is supportive of the next. I prefer that if the Negative runs a counter plan, they should be able to properly hold up the argument as well as bringing up arguments on the Affirmative's case. I would prefer no kritiks and speed should not suffer just to fit all of the information in. I believe the Affirmative's job is to uphold the stock issues till the end. I like to have the rounds summarized at the end to help weigh the arguments against each other.


Rounds judged: 0

Contact Information

cell: 806 5357990

Availability Information

Meet types:
CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 1 4 5 8