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UIL Speech Judges

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Edward Jaax

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: Yes

Conference: NCFCA

Number of years coached: 6

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Privately Tutored

Graduated high school: 2009

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
Speech and Debate Participant for 2 seasons. Progressed to outrounds at the Regional (Tx, Ok, NM) tournament. Avid loved of debate i have kept coaching out local club from the past 5-6 seasons and have judged at local NCFCA tournaments when i could. Also participated in impromtu, extemp, and original oratory.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: Other (please explain below)
Policy priority: Resolution of substantive issues is more important than communication skills
Evidence philosophy: Quality of evidence is more important than quantity of evidence
Paradigm: CX or Policy debate is a combination of debate theory, work-ability of the case and then delivery. I find myself a stock issues judge that puts a high value on the depth of the analysis and arguments/counterarguments as the round progresses.

LD

Rounds judged: 0
Approach: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Philosophy:
Combination of analysis and arguments and counterarguments presented by both sides. LD forgoes the normal stock issues and the necessity for a working plan to solve something, instead you focus on the logic and reasoning of each debator in a round.

Contact Information

email: jaax.edward@yahoo.com
cell: 830 6883601
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:
CX
LD
Extemp

Travel

Region of residence:
1

I will travel to: 4