Heather Stringer Paradigm

Last changed 18 June 2020 10:40 AM CDT

Please add me to the email chain: hstringer@princetonisd.net

CX Philosophy
As a judge, I look to you to tell me the rules of the round. I try to be as fluid as possible when it comes to framework and argument. I only ask that you make sure you explain it and how it impacts the round.

I enjoy topical affirmatives and unique arguments from the negative that link to the affirmative case. If an argument applies to any topical affirmative, I tend to not vote for it (provided the affirmative shows that it is non-unique). Really good impact debate is my happy place.

In regards to speed, I would say I am comfortable with mid-high, however it would be smart to think slower on procedurals and tag lines. Go ahead and add me to the email/flash chain and then do what makes you happy.

My facial expressions are pretty readable. If you see me making a face, you may want to slow down and/or explain more thoroughly.

I don't count flashing as part of prep, but prep for flashing (organizing files, trying to find the right speech, deleting other files, etc) are. It shouldn't take more than about 30 seconds to flash. Going on 5 minutes is a bit excessive.

I am relatively new to critical debate. I am not opposed to it, but I am not well versed, so be sure to really explain any kritiks and how they impact the debate. One of my students called me a lazy progressive judge. That fits. I don't read the literature or envelope myself in the K. Do the work for me; I don't want to.

Counterplans, disadvantages and solvency/advantage debates are great.

I think topicality is necessary to debate, but tend to skew to the aff as long as they can show how they are reasonably topical.

All that being said, I will flow anything and vote on anything until a team proves it isn't worthy of a vote.

LD Philosophy

I have been near LD Debate for about 20 years, but have never been trained in it. So, I am knowledgeable about the event, but not about the content within it. You will probably need to explain more to me and why I should vote on a particular issue. As a policy debater, I tend toward evidence and argumentation. However, I will vote on what you tell me is important to vote on unless your opponent makes a more compelling argument for me to vote on something else.

Public Forum Debate Philosophy

My favorite part of public forum debate is the niceties that are expected here. I love to watch a debater give a killer speech and then turn to politeness in crossfire. Polite confidence is a major selling point for me. Not that I won't vote for you if you aren't polite, but I might look harder for a winning argument for your opponent. In PF, I look more for communication of ideas over quantity of argumentation. I don't coach public forum, so I am not well versed in the content. Make sure you explain and don't just assume I know the inner workings of the topic.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Lv Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
Plano Senior Clark TFA Invitational HS 2021-08-27 CX Semis St Mark's School of Texas HP Westwood OS Aff Aff 3-0
Plano Senior Clark TFA Invitational HS 2021-08-27 CX R4 St Mark's School of Texas HP Mount Pleasant HD Aff
Plano Senior Clark TFA Invitational HS 2021-08-27 CX R3 Mount Pleasant CO Westwood OS Aff
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2021-06-07 XDB R10 9319 9611 Aff
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2021-06-07 XDB R5 9456 9160 Neg
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2021-06-07 XDB R5 9493 9297 Neg
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2021-06-07 XDB R5 9549 9632 Aff
UIL District 18 4A CX HS 2021-02-08 CX R1 Connally Isaiah Boyd & Joshua Richards China Spring Mekayla Bible & Ivan Lin Neg
9 4A UIL CX District Meet HS 2021-01-19 CX SF 100 104 Aff Aff 3-0
9 4A UIL CX District Meet HS 2021-01-19 CX TWO 107 105 Neg
Brandeis Bronco Bash TFA NIETOC HS 2021-01-13 CX R2 Boerne Jackson & Tate Oliver Wendell Holmes Palacios Macias & Villarreal Aff
Brandeis Bronco Bash TFA NIETOC HS 2021-01-13 CX R1 Dripping Springs Berthelsen & Costanza Reagan Le & Vazir Neg
Amarillo High School HS 2020-12-02 CX R3 109 107 Aff
Amarillo High School HS 2020-12-02 CX R2 330 110 Neg
Victoria East TFA HS 2020-11-12 CX R3 Wimberley Delhagen & Kidd Atascocita Tunson & Penning Aff
Big Spring TFA HS 2020-10-28 VCX R1 Westside Rohith Raman & Sripad Yadagiri Pampa Noah Wolff & Julia Pizarro Aff
Spartan Ram Fall Classic LakesRidge Swing HS 2020-10-21 VCX Quarte Elkins GM Langham Creek DI Aff Aff 3-0
Spartan Ram Fall Classic LakesRidge Swing HS 2020-10-21 VCX R1 Winston Churchill SD Gulliver Prep LR Neg
All Saints Episcopal School HS 2020-10-12 VCX R4 Whitehouse Fajardo & Hurtado Argyle Ball & Thompson Neg
All Saints Episcopal School HS 2020-10-12 NCX R3 Aubrey Bryan & Crowe Union Grove ISD Fuller & Woodall Neg
All Saints Episcopal School HS 2020-10-12 VCX R1 Argyle Ball & Thompson Aubrey Moura Burk & Oquel Neg
Princeton HS UIL Fall Classic HS 2020-09-24 NLD R1 McKinney Moin Agoura Simpson Aff
Princeton HS UIL Fall Classic HS 2020-09-24 NLD R1 McKinney McAloon McKinney Nichols Aff
Lindale Fall TFA HS 2020-09-16 NCX R3 Dripping Springs Annabelle White & Adriana Quevedo Westwood Dominic Schwarzenbach & Robert Ou Neg
Plano Senior Clark Swing HS 2020-08-28 PF R3 Centennial RC Jasper MZ Con
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R9 X124 X166 Neg Neg 3-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R8 X130 X135 Aff Aff 3-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R7 X289 X243 Aff Aff 2-1
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R6 X278 X268 Aff Aff 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R5 X250 X272 Neg Neg 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R3 X147 X255 Aff Aff 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R2 X280 X165 Neg Neg 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2020-06-12 CX R1 X230 X119 Neg Neg 2-0
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 NCX Semis Coppell 9th GP Lovejoy LM Neg Neg 3-0
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 NCX Qrtrs Coppell 9th PY Greenhill MS Neg
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 VCX R4 Colleyville Heritage ZC Jesuit TL Aff
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 NCX R3 Coppell 9th GM Lake Highlands of Dallas CG Aff
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 NCX R2 Lake Highlands of Dallas RT Coppell 9th PY Neg
Berkner HS TFA HS 2019-12-13 VCX R1 Jesuit RM Greenhill HL Aff
Villiger 40 Saint Josephs University HS 2019-11-23 CX Quarte Mamaroneck EpFe Calvert Hall BL Neg Neg 3-0
Villiger 40 Saint Josephs University HS 2019-11-23 CX R5 Mamaroneck BK Unionville SW Aff
Villiger 40 Saint Josephs University HS 2019-11-23 CX R4 La Salle GT Mamaroneck OB Neg
Villiger 40 Saint Josephs University HS 2019-11-23 CX R3 Mamaroneck DZ La Salle QQ Aff
Villiger 40 Saint Josephs University HS 2019-11-23 CX R2 Baltimore City PD Newark Tech TN Aff
Naaman Forest HS 2019-10-18 VCX Qrtrs Colleyville Heritage CZ Grapevine YL Aff
Naaman Forest HS 2019-10-18 VCX R4 Wylie AB Lovejoy SM Neg
Naaman Forest HS 2019-10-18 VCX R3 Lovejoy LZ North Mesquite CR Aff
Naaman Forest HS 2019-10-18 VCX R2 North Mesquite ZB Lovejoy RL Aff
Naaman Forest HS 2019-10-18 VCX R1 Grapevine MJ Lovejoy CV Neg
Lovejoy Leopard Leap HS 2019-10-12 NCX R3 Grapevine MS Hebron PK Neg
Lovejoy Leopard Leap HS 2019-10-12 NCX R1 Coppell 9th RG Midway JZ Neg
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R8 X103 X148 Aff Aff 3-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R7 X278 X190 Neg Neg 2-1
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R6 X224 X101 Aff Aff 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R5 X102 X147 Neg Neg 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R4 X195 X145 Aff Aff 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R3 X134 X179 Aff Aff 2-0
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R2 X143 X275 Neg
National Speech and Debate Tournament HS 2019-06-17 CX R1 X272 X185 Aff Aff 2-0
33rd Annual Stanford Invitational HS 2019-02-09 VCX R6 Gunn Sr PH St. Vincent De Paul BP Neg
33rd Annual Stanford Invitational HS 2019-02-09 VCX R4 Crescenta Valley SK Silver Creek JS Aff
33rd Annual Stanford Invitational HS 2019-02-09 VCX R3 Hawken TM Lindale EH Neg
33rd Annual Stanford Invitational HS 2019-02-09 VCX R2 Hawken SW St. Vincent De Paul CC Aff
33rd Annual Stanford Invitational HS 2019-02-09 VCX R1 Crescenta Valley LP Silver Creek TV Aff
Melissa Cardinal Winter Classic HS 2019-01-25 CX RD3 Natasha Bakhai & Pareeni Shah Elijah Chishom & Anthony Larraga Aff
Melissa Cardinal Winter Classic HS 2019-01-25 CX RD2 Hannah Rafferty & Andrew Rodriguez Alex Sullivan & Anna Gressett Neg
Melissa Cardinal Winter Classic HS 2019-01-25 CX RD1 Joseph Wofford & Avery Simmons Abbie Young & Jocelyn Ruiz Aff
Berkner HS TFA HS 2018-12-07 NCX 4 Jesuit CP HM Coppell 9th PD Aff
Berkner HS TFA HS 2018-12-07 NCX RD 3 Lovejoy EF Coppell 9th SaSa Neg
Berkner HS TFA HS 2018-12-07 NCX RD 2 Dallas Highland Park WV Colleyville Heritage ZJ Aff
Berkner HS TFA HS 2018-12-07 NCX RD 1 Greenhill ML Dallas Highland Park CA Neg
San Marcos High School Tournament HS 2018-11-30 NCX R1 Hendrickson RA LC Anderson BZ Neg
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 VCX Quarte Hebron HP Jesuit CP HT Neg Neg 3-0
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 NCX R5 Caddo Magnet WV Coppell KE Neg
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 VCX R4 Coppell KS Caddo Magnet GL Aff
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 VCX R3 Caddo Magnet NW JoshuaCC Aff
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 VCX R2 Hebron LK Coppell KA Aff
John Gossett Memorial UNT HS 2018-10-26 VCX R1 Guyer IM Caddo Magnet TH Aff
TSDC Camp Tournament HS 2018-07-13 NCX R3 United States Socialist Debaters Guerrero & Keeling United States Socialist Debaters Dunacusky & Garcia Aff
TSDC Camp Tournament C 2018-07-13 NCX R2 Colon P Rich & Price United States Socialist Debaters Reed & Sheets Neg
TSDC Camp Tournament C 2018-07-13 NCX R1 Colon P Cain & Pulcine United States Socialist Debaters Snow & Kyles Aff