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UIL Speech Judges

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Shelton Brown

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No

Conference: n/a

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 1

High school attended:

Graduated high school: 2012

Participated in high school: No

Participated in college: Yes

Judging qualifications:
I am currently competing in forensics and debate at Texas Southern University. I compete in Duo, Prose, DI, POI Interpretation, as well as Parliamentary Debate. I have compete on a national and international level. I believe in the fundamentals of interpretation events. Clear diction and character embodiment.I believe debate should be academic as well as debated within the set structure.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 1
Judging approach: Tabula Rasa
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: Evidence must be presented to support your case, without it you have no case. Every debate must refute,negate, and replace any argument presented by the opposition.


Rounds judged: 1
Approach: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
The case should have evidence to support the position of the debater. With evidence to support your argument and negate the opposition, that debater has held up their burden.

Contact Information

cell: 832 2212996

Availability Information

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I will travel to: 3