Trinity Brockman Paradigm

Last changed 12 March 2021 12:41 PM CDT

pfd peeps:

I have only judges pfd a handful of times, but I did qualify for nats in public forum in high school. I also competed in public forum for three years in high school. I should be good with anything you decide to do, but let me know if you have any questions at all.

Policy peeps:

You don't lose until I sign the ballot - if you know you are way too behind then it's time to shoot for the moon; condo, dispo turns, try and sell a new link turn, whatever. I appreciate not giving up and being risky on a mid round strat change if executed well and justified.

Voted aff on the policy topic: 13

Voted neg on the policy topic: 19

email: trinityb@ksu.edu

she/her/hers

Four years at @ Manhattan High School

Assistant Coach @ Lawrence High

Everything is up for debate.

I am a heavy flow critic. I find myself looking towards the arguments and how they function in the debate over the inherent “truth” of an argument. I will vote on an argument I know is not true (many economy arguments, for example) if this is not refuted. Basically, I am tech over truth in most instances...

However, I will not vote on arguments such as racism good, patriarchy good, transphobia good, ableism good, colonialism good, etc. Give content warnings for graphic content (I will vote you down) If there are any of the aforementioned violence practiced theoretically or materially in round I will vote against your team immediately. These types of injustices kill education and means that no ethical pedagogy can occur. Zero tolerance here. Debate space should be a space to act without fear of oppression - I will make sure that is reflected in my judgments and comments.

I am fine with any speed you choose, you will not go too fast for me. However, do not spread just to push the other team out. That is an accessibility issue and if they are pushed out of the round and make an abuse argument or criticism of your practices I will most likely vote against you. I see way too many debaters push other teams out just because they think they are better than the other team. Don't be a dick.

Topicality: I love it. A good T debate is my favorite debate to judge and was my favorite argument to run. T is always a voter because it taps into the performative aspects of debate and how this education can be effective. They are always about competing interpretations and the reasons as to why that interpretation is more beneficial than others. You must weigh the offense based on your standards/voters vs. the C/I and their subsequent standards/voters. You have to win your interpretation is the best for the debate. This applies to all theory arguments.

***Topicality is just an agreement between two teams on what is to be debated.*** If there is/are more pertinent issue(s) that the teams wish to discuss (e.g. anti-blackness, transphobia, colonialism, ableism) of a particular event that is proximal to the debaters then that is okay. Do not think you are stuck to the topic if there is a general consensus on what should be debated.

Counterplans: Read one, please. If you don’t, you need status quo solves. If you read a perm text, please give SOME explanation on how the perm functions. I don’t view perms as advocacies (no one does anymore) because the CP is just opportunity cost to the affirmative, so don’t act like you suddenly have an amazing new net-benefit because you permutated the CP. Presumption never flips aff. Presumption, simply put, is that the existing state of affairs, policies, programs should continue unless adequate reasons are given for change. I believe condo is good, I'm going to have a hard time listening to anything else.

Criticisms/Performances: I do run Ks as a debater. (I have argued neolib, cap, security, fem, gender, set col, and queer kritiks) It should be an advocacy. Additionally, I do not think white debaters should run anti-blackness. I do not think non-queer individuals should run queer theory. This runs the line of commodification and you cannot work within that position if you do not belong to it, meaning that you will never truly understand what you are running and operating form a position of privilege to do so. I am okay with whatever criticism or performance you so choose to run, just make sure you can explain it and how it solves the aff.

Case: haha you should do it, literally aff's are so bad and not well designed anymore. I could have lost on presumption so many times my senior year but people are too afraid to give that 2NR. If that is your best 2nr option, do it.

***BOTTOM LINE***

It is much more important to me that you find an educational gain from this activity and adequately express the things you care about greatly than hitting all the stock issues or being a policy maker. Debate is about the debaters, make the round what you want. ANY attempt to push the other team out of the debate will result in a dropped ballot.

fiat is fake and the debate round should be ethically and strategically centered in the contact between the bodies in the space (me and the debaters). that doesn't mean i don't buy your ptx da or shady i/l link chain, but that i want to see a politely conducted, complex debate with four people who know a lot more about what they are talking about than me. at the end of the day, we all leave the round and what we take away from it is knowledge, empathy and experience. if you prove to me that you are best for the production of those three things in this space, then it is likely you have won. (Sam took this from me)

Attack the argument, not the debater. As a woman in debate, I have experienced forms of sexism, if I see any of this, you will be voted down. microaggressions, racism, homophobia, or xenophobia will not be tolerated by me. If I encounter this, I will stop flowing and vote you down. CX is a time for understanding, not for coming after the other team. Don’t be a jerk. If you are, you will be voted down. Debate is a place for fun and learning, not for being mean to people for the sake of “winning.”

Any other questions just find me and ask.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Lv Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
IHSA State Debate Virtual Championships HS 2021-03-11 Policy R3 Northside Benjamin Katz & Annie Wang Solorio Axel Franco & Bryant Bahena Aff Aff 2-0
IHSA State Debate Virtual Championships HS 2021-03-11 Policy R2 Oak Park and River Forest Sam Shafiro & Maddie Ruland Glenbrook North Jack Barber & Derrik Chen Neg Neg 2-0
IHSA State Debate Virtual Championships HS 2021-03-11 Policy R1 Solorio Kevin Ramirez & Giovanni Rios New Trier Daniel Roytburg & Nicholas Wilson Neg Neg 2-0
Lakeland Westchester Classic 2021 MS 2021-02-25 PF-MSN R3 Nova Debate Institute AC Bergen County AZ Con
Lakeland Westchester Classic 2021 HS 2021-02-25 PF-N R2 Stuyvesant LC Edgemont Junior-Senior LS Pro
Lakeland Westchester Classic 2021 HS 2021-02-25 PF-JV R1 Kugnus ACTS CL Potomac CD Con
47th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament HS 2021-02-12 VCX R4 West Des Moines Valley ES Cottonwood Classical Prep KH Neg
47th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament HS 2021-02-12 VCX R3 Thomas Jefferson HSST PL Univ Of Chicago Lab KO Neg
ETHS Superb Owl HS 2021-01-29 CX Octafi Glenbrook North KS Lawrence Free State WR Neg Neg 3-0
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 Nov Octs Blue Valley North CM Blue Valley West VX Aff Aff 3-0
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 Nov Partia Blue Valley West KC Blue Valley Northwest KY Neg Neg 2-1
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 Nov R5 Manhattan WD Topeka Seaman CW Aff
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 Nov R3 Blue Valley JL Wichita Collegiate Upper MM Aff
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 Nov R2 Shawnee Mission South GV Blue Valley Northwest WG Neg
Kansas Sunflower Novice State Invitational HS 2021-01-08 NOp R1 Campus GK Shawnee Mission South PW Neg
Maize High Tournament of Champions Classic Rock Star Wars HS 2020-12-04 DCI VS Derby SW Blue Valley Northwest MM Aff Aff 2-1
Maize High Tournament of Champions Classic Rock Star Wars HS 2020-12-04 DCI VQ Jenks WO Derby SW Neg Neg 3-0
Maize High Tournament of Champions Classic Rock Star Wars HS 2020-12-04 DCI V2 Shawnee Mission South FR Jenks PC Aff
Maize High Tournament of Champions Classic Rock Star Wars HS 2020-12-04 DCI V1 Blue Valley Northwest MM Jenks WO Aff
J Matt Hill Invitational at Topeka High School HS 2020-11-20 DCI R5 Blue Valley North CE Lawrence Free State GB Neg
J Matt Hill Invitational at Topeka High School HS 2020-11-20 DCI R4 Blue Valley Southwest PP Mill Valley AR Aff
J Matt Hill Invitational at Topeka High School HS 2020-11-20 DCI R3 Derby IM Blue Valley Northwest AD Neg
J Matt Hill Invitational at Topeka High School HS 2020-11-20 DCI R2 Blue Valley Southwest ZK Lawrence Free State SH Aff
J Matt Hill Invitational at Topeka High School HS 2020-11-20 DCI R1 Blue Valley Northwest MM Pembroke Hill CK Aff
Shawnee Mission East and West Debate Invitational HS 2020-11-13 Open R5 ONW Chaffin & Jaiswal SJA Grant & Roshau Aff
Shawnee Mission East and West Debate Invitational HS 2020-11-13 Open R3 Piper Seifet & Dark SMS Nelson & Littlejohn Neg
Seaman Fall Classic HS 2020-10-24 NOV R4 Wichita Northwest Maitwe & Havey McPherson Houston & Stein Neg
Seaman Fall Classic HS 2020-10-24 NOV R3 Salina South Barrick & Chen Eudora Freisberg & Fillinger Neg
Seaman Fall Classic HS 2020-10-24 NOV R2 De Soto Sartin & Mumford Wichita Northwest Galindo & Lill Neg
Blue Valley North Invitational HS 2020-10-16 VAR Semis OlaEas BT Derby JS Neg Neg 3-0
Blue Valley North Invitational HS 2020-10-16 VAR Quarte ShaMis TK OlaEas BT Neg Neg 3-0
Blue Valley North Invitational HS 2020-10-16 VAR R1 ShaMis TK OlaWes PS Aff
ONW Virtual Debate Invitational HS 2020-10-02 OP R5 Pitt Peery & Chatman Sumner Andrade & Corral Aff
ONW Virtual Debate Invitational HS 2020-10-02 OP R4 Pitt Goode & Rodriquez Seabury Meschke & Hill Neg
ONW Virtual Debate Invitational HS 2020-10-02 OP R1 SMNW Ali Windoffer Moundridge Creed & Schlosser Neg
NSDA Middle School Nationals MS 2019-06-18 CX Semis DR Chauthani & Huang EE Ascencion & Imbert Aff Aff 2-1
NSDA Middle School Nationals MS 2019-06-18 CX Quarte DR Barrett & Sudarsan IG Carpenter & Stone-Gebhardt Aff Aff 3-0
NSDA Middle School Nationals MS 2019-06-18 CX R4 DH Bell & Engelbert HT Foutch & Simpson Aff
NSDA Middle School Nationals MS 2019-06-18 CX R2 DS Cooper & Walsh DE Thota & Kim Aff
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Topeka High HS 2018-11-13 FHDB8 R3 Washburn Rural BH Topeka Seaman WU Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Topeka High HS 2018-11-13 FHDB8 R2 Topeka West HH Washburn Rural ES Neg Neg 2-1
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Topeka High HS 2018-11-13 FHDB8 R1 Washburn Rural BM Highland Park HP Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Highland Park HS 2018-11-12 FHDB8 R3 Washburn Rural BrMi Highland Park GaSt Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Highland Park HS 2018-11-12 FHDB8 R2 Washburn Rural FN Highland Park GS Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Highland Park HS 2018-11-12 FHDB8 R1 Shawnee Heights FR Washburn Rural BJ Neg
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Shawnee Hts HS 2018-10-30 FHDB8 R3 Topeka Seaman SN Washburn Rural FN Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Shawnee Hts HS 2018-10-30 FHDB8 R2 Highland Park GL Washburn Rural MA Neg Neg 3-0
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Shawnee Hts HS 2018-10-30 FHDB8 R1 Topeka MB Topeka West PK Aff
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Seaman HS 2018-10-02 FHDB8 R2 Washburn Rural Hug & Kitchen Hayden Ortiz & Hudgins Neg
Flint Hills After School DB8 at Seaman HS 2018-10-02 FHDB8 R1 Washburn Rural Reid & Coen Emporia Briggeman & Crosby Aff
Flint Hills After School at Topeka High HS 2017-11-14 FHDB8 R3 Manhattan MM Shawnee Heights MM Aff
Flint Hills After School at Topeka High HS 2017-11-14 FHDB8 R2 Junction City BD Washburn Rural HQ Neg Neg 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Topeka High HS 2017-11-14 FHDB8 R1 Topeka West AH Topeka CJ Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Washburn Rural 1 HS 2017-10-11 FHDB8 R3 Topeka AW Hayden MS Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Washburn Rural 1 HS 2017-10-11 FHDB8 R2 Washburn Rural KD Junction City PH Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Washburn Rural 1 HS 2017-10-11 FHDB8 R1 Topeka FJ Hayden PQ Neg Neg 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Seaman HS HS 2017-10-03 FHDB8 R3 Topeka Stiner & Manabat Topeka West Tillman & Barnes Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Seaman HS HS 2017-10-03 FHDB8 R2 Hayden Cooper & Pryor Washburn Rural McClain & Llamas Aff Aff 3-0
Flint Hills After School at Seaman HS HS 2017-10-03 FHDB8 R1 Washburn Rural Hulse & Bailes Hayden Calderon & Purcell Neg Neg 3-0