Ibitayo Babatunde Paradigm

Last changed 16 March 2021 9:36 AM CDT

Introduction

Tayo (She/Her)

Hi, my name is Ibitayo but everyone calls me Tayo (pronounced Thai-yo), only my parents say Ibitayo. I did Forensics and Debate for four years at Bentonville West High School (2016-2020) and I’m currently a freshman in Academy of Art University. I was extemp co captain my junior year and Speaking captain my senior year in high school.I did a wide array of events from HI to Extemp to BQ to Congressional Debate. My favorite event however is definitely Congressional Debate (I’m that kid that brings their own gavel *smh) I strive for everyone to be comfortable and have fun.

Congressional Debate I love-

-When you have evidence for every single point and citing them correctly

-Addressing the other representatives appropriately (don’t be calling people by they first name in round)

-Extensive knowledge of Parliamentary Procedure

-Actually using the knowledge of Parliamentary Procedure to help the round move along

-Speaking clearly

-Make points that are realistic to the current political situation. If you are going to talk about immagration you better not act like covid-19 doesn’t exist rn.

I really dislike-

-Disrespect. I expect everyone to act more like adults than the actual senate okay.

-Spreading this is congress

-Wasting time. Pointless motions, going way over time, making points on a bill/resolution and not adding any more points or evidence to the subject matter. Wasting time is not a good look for me

-Softball questions, asking questions that are not constructive and are not going to challenge anything. Not answering the question is also very annoying

Debate(PF/BQ/LD) I love-

  • Clash. Really utilizing the CX time to make the points stronger

  • Arguments that are constructive and flow really well

  • Being able to speak in rebuttals really confidently and really explaining why the opponents points are inferior

I really dislike-

  • When competitors don’t use up all of the time they have. If you have four minutes to speak, use it.

  • Disrespect

THE WORST THING YOU COULD DO IN ANY DEBATE STYLE:

If you are speaking on the behalf of another group of people (another race, religion, gender, ect.)and you don't have evidence supporting that, my respect drops immediately. I would rather the evidence be from someone that is actually of that group as well. There have been so many instances where people just make stuff up about another religion or something with nothing to back up their statement. If you do this in congress, you'll get the lowest speech score from me. In any other debate style, its going to be very hard to gain my respect as a judge back.

If you ever have any questions let me know here: Ibitayo.L.Babatunde@gmail.com

Full Judging Record

Tournament Lv Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
Arkansas Forensics and Debate State Championship HS 2021-03-30 NLD R3 1 Annabelle Morden 1 Jace Owens Neg
ACTAA High School December Regional HS 2020-11-28 NPF Finals 12 Sammons & Storer 3 Schneider & Robertson Pro Con 2-1
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V Semi Independent Campbell Hall GT Bronx Science AE Con Pro 2-1
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V Octo Walt Whitman OL Lakeville South GN Pro Pro 2-1
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V Double University YP Sidwell PW Pro Pro 2-1
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament MS 2020-11-06 PF V Triple Chanhassen WK Blake EW Con Con 3-0
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V R4 Nueva TM Edina EY Pro
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament MS 2020-11-06 PF V R3 Westlake LB Blake ST Pro
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V R2 Marist OW Eastview DQ Pro
Apple Valley MinneApple Debate Tournament HS 2020-11-06 PF V R1 Milton Acad CH Hawken BC Pro
Memorial Spring Woods Swing MS 2020-10-28 VPF Quarte Forsyth CB North Kansas City DB Neg
Memorial Spring Woods Swing HS 2020-10-28 VPF R1 Dulles YP Tompkins DS Aff
Atascocita High School TFA HS 2020-10-11 PF R4 William P. Clements Fan & Ding Dulles Chacko & Lin CON
Atascocita High School TFA HS 2020-10-11 PF R4 Lamar Bagley & Fletcher Dulles Chopra & Baware CON