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UIL Speech Judges

If you have corrections, questions or comments regarding this information, please notify The UIL Speech and Debate department at speech@uiltexas.org or 512-471-5883.

Nicholas Glezman

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: No

Conference:

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Montgomery High School

Graduated high school: 2015

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
- Competed throughout my highschool career in policy and LD debate - Went to TFA state in policy twice, went to TFA state for LD twice - placed 3rd in LD for the 6A state UIL conference - Competed in extem all four years of highschool

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 0
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: As this is UIL, Spreading should be kept to a minimum with preference to clear and enunciated speech. The center of the debate should always be the case unless a counterplan is offered, in which case, the debate must be a competition between the world of the aff and neg. Clear impact weighing will be a deciding factor in the final decision, simply belting out impacts without proper comparison against the impacts of your opponent. Framework is a necessary argument if you wish to get anywhere close to kritikal debate, which again should be limited in UIL.

LD

Rounds judged: 0
Approach: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Philosophy:
As this is UIL, spreading should be kept to a minimum with a large preference on clear and enunciated speech. This debate should center around a Value/Criterion comparison of the aff/neg, but wiggle room will be given to those who prefer using a single standard with proper explanation of why the usual structure is being changed. This is not policy debate, so do not have a "plan text" or run a CX case here, this is meant to have a philosophic bend to it, and is not simply an issue of who has the largest impact.

Contact Information

email: nmg150130@utdallas.edu
cell: 936 6479227
office: 936 6479227

Availability Information

Meet types:
Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:
CX
LD
Extemp

Travel

Region of residence:
2

I will travel to: 1 2 5 6