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UIL Speech Judges

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Rachel Denney

Current high school:

Currently coaching?: No


Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: ~9

High school attended:
Allen High School

Graduated high school: 2010

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
- competed in high school speech and debate events (LD debate, DX and FX (extemporaneous speaking), and informational and persuasive speaking from 2007-2010 - assisted Allen High School debate coach with LD, PFD, and extemporaneous team members 2014-2015 - judges high school debate tournaments in: LD, PFD, Congress, extemporaneous speaking, informational and persuasive speaking, original oratory, and prose/poetry

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: Tabula Rasa
Policy priority: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Evidence philosophy: Quantity of evidence and quality of evidence are of equal importance
Paradigm: Debaters must clearly develop impacts through evidence and analysis and must establish clear connection to their stance on the resolution.


Rounds judged: ~20
Approach: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Debaters must endeavor to support their value through all arguments and clearly and persuasive present their ideas.

Contact Information

cell: 214 6835252

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:

I will travel to: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9