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UIL Speech Judges

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Frank Kelland

Current high school:
Pflugerville Connally

Currently coaching?: Yes

Conference: 17-5A

Number of years coached: 1

Number of tournaments judged: 5

High school attended:
Robert A. Millikan

Graduated high school: 1971

Participated in high school: No

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I have judge LD novice at numerous TFA and UIL tournaments. I completed the CX judge training given at UIL Convention July 2014 I have judge Poetry, Prose, and Extemp rounds at numerous TFA & UIL tournaments

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: Stock Issues
Policy priority: Communication skills are more important than resolution of substantive issues
Evidence philosophy: Quality of evidence is more important than quantity of evidence
Paradigm: I prefer that contestants remember that debate is a communication skill not an exercise is out-speaking there opponent. Have logical connections between assertions, evidence, and arguments

LD

Rounds judged: 5
Approach: Communication skills are more important than resolution of substantive issues
Philosophy:
I prefer that contestants remember that debate is a communication skill not an exercise is out-speaking there opponent. Have logical connections between assertions, evidence, and arguments

Contact Information

email: fkelland@gmail.com
cell:
office: 512 5940996

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:
CX
LD
Extemp
Prose/Poetry

Travel

Region of residence:
1

I will travel to: 1