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UIL Speech Judges

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Spencer Gutierrez

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: No

Conference:

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 9

High school attended:
Boling High School

Graduated high school:

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: Yes

Judging qualifications:
I competes in speech and debate for all 4 years in high school, advancing to UIL State in both Extemp and CX debate a total of 4 times and competed at the NSDA nationals tournament twice. I competed in collegiate speaking events for one year, and now work and judge for the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance. Additionally, my majors are political communication and philosophy, so my schoolwork is relevant to speaking events in general and LD debate.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 30
Judging approach:
Policy priority:
Evidence philosophy:
Paradigm:

LD

Rounds judged: 3
Approach: Resolution of substantive issues is more important than communication skills
Philosophy:
I judge only based on the arguments presented. They must be communicated clearly, and follow obvious rules of logic. I refuse to intervene unless absolutely necessary.

Contact Information

email: sgutierrez@smu.edu
cell: 979 6186628
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
State Meet

Qualified for:
LD
Extemp

Travel

Region of residence:
3

I will travel to: 1 2 3 5 6