Carrie Strecker Paradigm

Last changed 18 January 2020 4:17 AM MDT

I am in my tenth year of coaching and teaching Speech & Debate (6 in OR; 4 in UT).

Overall, I want to see true clash and I usually judge on the flow. Strong, crystallized voters can win me over though. I am fine with progressive cases (and sometimes prefer them if they are creative while maintaining logical appeal), as long as you are able to defend them aptly and you still truly attack your opponent's case and contentions. And don't lose enunciation.

LD:

I have judged LD at Nationals and have had a student compete at Nationals in LD twice. I prefer traditional, but can roll with progressive.

I will judge on true clash, the least dropped arguments, and strong voters. I like civil sass and speaking styles that engage and entertain as long as it's not at the expense of argumentation and substance. I try to be tabula rasa. Don't just tell me you uphold your value criterion or that your opponent does not; explain why (links).

I prefer to not have card battles. If I want to see a card, I'll ask for it at the end. Don't waste too much of your time on it. Yes, specific and credible evidence is needed but I look more holistically at the logic.

PF:

I like true clash, but don't want a debate that turns into hyper-focus on a definition or card battle. Note the disagreement, concisely state why your side is better then move on.

My vote goes to whoever has the most sound logic holistically, with strong voters and impacts. I also like strong links between each contention and framework and being able to point out flaws in your opponent's logic. Consideration of and insight into your and your opponents' warrants will go far. Being respectful will go far. Being disrespectful will lose you speaker points and will make me less forgiving of smaller flaws in your case.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Lv Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
CUSDC Templar Trials HS 2021-01-08 LD R3 904 915 Neg
CUSDC Templar Trials HS 2021-01-08 SpAr R2 1001 1000 Aff
CUSDC Templar Trials HS 2021-01-08 SpAr R2 1003 1002 Aff
Richfield Run HS 2020-10-02 PF 5 Moss & Whitby, Jarod & William Hilbig & Jones, Gabi & Gabi Neg
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2019-11-15 VPF R3 SalHil Ah Kuoi & Oblad SLCWes Taussky & Dagar Con
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2019-11-15 VPF R3 HurHig Medina & Buenrostro Cyprus Atkinson & Newbold Con
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2019-11-15 VPF R2 Tooele Wilson & Fairbanks Herrim Richardson & Lara Con
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2019-11-15 VPF R2 Hunter Daley & Moyes Alta Weight & Whatley Con
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R6 Brophy SZ Desert Oasis PE Pro
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R6 Torrey Pines HC Belvidere North SM Con
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R4 American Prep TH BASIS Independent Silicon Valley BC Con
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R4 Lake Oswego Senior YS Horizon MM Con
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R3 Saratoga FK Canyon Crest Independent ML Con
Arizona State HDSHC Invitational HS 2019-01-04 VPF R3 Brophy RH Dougherty Valley BS Con
Spartan Agoge CUSDC HS 2018-11-10 CX R3 805 800 Aff
NSDA Middle School Nationals MS 2018-06-19 PF Semis Autrey Mill BM Mountain Brook BL Con Con 3-0
Sundance District Tournament HS 2018-03-02 LD R5 2016 2017 Aff
Sundance District Tournament HS 2018-03-02 LD R4 2017 2011 Aff
Sundance District Tournament HS 2018-03-02 PF R2 3003 3010 Neg
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2017-11-17 VPF R5 Beaver Eyre & McDougal CopHil Louviere & Silimon Con
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2017-11-17 VPF R4 ParCit Williams & Efrusy Tooele Bowden & Fairbanks Pro
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2017-11-17 VLD R3 ParCit Aidin O'Brien KarG. Wesly Harston Aff
Skyhawk Smackdown HS 2017-11-17 VPF R1 KarG. Hansen & Wong ProHal Cauley & Silcox Pro
Sundance District Tournament HS 2017-03-04 LD Final 2000 2035 Neg Neg 3-0
Sundance District Tournament HS 2017-03-04 CX Final 1011 1001 Neg Aff 2-1
Sundance District Tournament HS 2017-03-04 CX R2 1004 1010 Neg
Sundance District Tournament HS 2017-03-04 PF R1 3022 3002 Neg
Sundance District Tournament HS 2017-03-04 PF R1 3010 3011 Aff
Marie Clegg Jones Memorial HS 2017-01-27 PFD Semifi GrHS Mulford & Christensen RHS Beeli & Bradford Con Con 3-0
Marie Clegg Jones Memorial HS 2017-01-27 PFD Octofi RHS Aland & Scoresby GrHS Mulford & Christensen Con Con 2-1
Marie Clegg Jones Memorial HS 2017-01-27 PFD R4 SAHS Zeeman & King MoHS Bosen & Gibson Con
Marie Clegg Jones Memorial HS 2017-01-27 PFD R1 WXHS Cerda & Hills StHS Saunders & Austin Con
Marie Clegg Jones Memorial HS 2017-01-27 PFD R1 DHS Bingham & Frederick SkHS Smith & Stuy Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 VPF Octas Green Valley PB Fairmont Prep KS Con Pro 2-1
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 VPF R6 Albuquerque MC Bishop Gorman BP Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 VPF R6 Grantsville GM Mission San Jose DK Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 NPF R5 Salpointe Catholic BC Red Mountain BH Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 NPF R2 Brophy HP BASIS Scottsdale AK Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 NPF R2 Chandler MW BASIS Scottsdale VK Con
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 NPF R1 Scottsdale Prep FM BASIS Chandler KZ Pro
Arizona St Hugh Downs School of Human Comm Invitational HS 2017-01-05 NPF R1 Brophy PD Red Mountain PT Con
Neil Warren Invitational USUE HS 2016-12-16 OLD R3 ParCit Danny Rosenbloom SalHil Seth Christensen Aff
Neil Warren Invitational USUE HS 2016-12-16 OLD R3 SalHil Mason Lindstrom Beaver Dalyn Dalton Aff
Neil Warren Invitational USUE HS 2016-12-16 OPF R1 Lehi Anderson & Kenney SkyDeb Larsen & McConnell Pro
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R4 Bingha TG MouVie SH Pro
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R4 East SV Skylin RT Con
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R3 Albuqu LM SanMar LK Pro
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R3 Westvi AG RowHal WZ Pro
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R2 Hillcr JS SumAca BD Con
Alta Silver and Black HS 2016-12-01 PF R2 East WS West ND Pro