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UIL Speech Judges

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Ali Daily

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No


Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Abernathy High School

Graduated high school: 2016

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I competed in Lincoln-Douglas Debate all four years of high school, advancing to regionals all four years and state for three. I was the state runner up my junior year and state champion my senior year. I instructed and counseled the Texas Tech University Speech and Debate camp this summer for six days, teaching students the basics of LD Debate for 10 hours per day.

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
Lincoln-Douglas debate is a value criterion debate - not policy. Both competitors must exude confidence in speech and in body language. I do not base my decision solely off of speaker points, but confidence goes a long way in my understanding you and believing in what you're trying to sell. Ultimately I vote based on factual information, in-depth knowledge of the resolution, and a framework that remains steady throughout the round. I am a traditional judge, but can follow out there philosophy if it is well explained. I don't flow anything I cannot understand, so spreading wouldn't be in your best interests. Most importantly, I am looking for a clean, respectful round.

Contact Information

cell: 806 3682141

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 1 7