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UIL Speech Judges

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America Benitez

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No


Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Irving High School

Graduated high school: 2015

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I was the captain of my high school debate team and mentored a lot of my peers. I also helped new members understand the LD format and topic. I did LD for 4 years.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach:
Policy priority:
Evidence philosophy:


Rounds judged: 0
Approach: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
LD debaters should be able to properly explain ideas to both the opponent and judge as well as have a strong resolution as a backbone for their debate. They should also be able to make a connection between their opponent's case and theirs and explain why their case trumps their opponent's.

Contact Information

cell: 972 6076137

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 2