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UIL Speech Judges

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Clay Tillman

Current high school:
Jewett Leon

Currently coaching?: No

Conference: N/A

Number of years coached: N/A

Number of tournaments judged: 4

High school attended:
Community High School

Graduated high school: 2013

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
High School Achievements: NFL Academic All American 2013 (Senior Year) Debate Achievements: UIL State Conference 3A Octafinalist - 2012 (Junior Year) UIL State Conference 3A Competitor- 2013 (Senior Year) Speech Achievements: UIL Conference 3A Region 2 Informative Extemp 3rd Place (Alternate to State) - 2012 (Junior Year) UIL Conference 3A Region 2 Informative Extemp 3rd Place (Alternate to State) - 2013 (Senior Year)

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 9
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: When reading evidence it is important that you tell me how you are using the evidence, and where it goes. Do not simply read evidence; tell me how you are using it and why what you are reading is important to the debate round. I will judge the round based off what both teams tell me are the important issues in the round, and why they are important. Don't spend your time making an argument without telling me why it is important. Signposting your speech so I know what arguments you are contributing to is important.


Rounds judged: 0

Contact Information

cell: 469 3966563

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 1 2 3 5