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UIL Speech Judges

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Micheal Stidham

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: No

Conference:

Number of years coached: 15

Number of tournaments judged: 10

High school attended:
Kermit High School

Graduated high school:

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: Yes

Judging qualifications:
Retired HS Speech Debate Coach, Pine Tree ISD, Spring Branch ISD UIL Academic Coordinator, Houston ISD Houston Urban Debate League. My coaching/judging philosophy is to "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" as I am looking for brains, courage, and heart in all competitions.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged:
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: y coaching/judging philosophy is to "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" as I am looking for brains, courage, and heart in CX.

LD

Rounds judged: 16
Approach: Communication skills are more important than resolution of substantive issues
Philosophy:
y coaching/judging philosophy is to "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" as I am looking for brains, courage, and heart in LD.

Contact Information

email: michealstidham@yahoo.com
cell: 713 3925040
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:
CX
LD
Extemp
Prose/Poetry

Travel

Region of residence:
5

I will travel to: 2 3 5