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UIL Speech Judges

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Christopher Horne

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: No

Conference: 5

Number of years coached: 3

Number of tournaments judged: 3

High school attended:
Shoemaker Highschool

Graduated high school: 2015

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I was a debate captain for two years in high school and have coached the shoemaker high school debate team for the past 2 years. With changes in faculty I will not be coaching this year and I am able to judge more. I judged an invitational last spring in round rock and I have judged many smaller contests in my local area.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 0
Judging approach: Other (please explain below)
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: Not qualified

LD

Rounds judged: 0
Approach: Resolution of substantive issues is more important than communication skills
Philosophy:
LD debate is a wonderful opportunity to discuss major issues with philosophical arguments. A winning argument must be able to; create a firm stance on the issue, attack the opponents side with ferocity, and utilize the value criterion system. Communication skills should be necessary to create this sort of image but I have on a few occasions made an exception.

Contact Information

email: christopher.790121@yahoo.com
cell: 254 4496199
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional

Qualified for:
LD
Extemp

Travel

Region of residence:
1

I will travel to: 1 2 3 5