Steve Kroepel Paradigm

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Name: Steve Kroepel

School Affiliation: Belvidere North High School

Number of Years Judging Public Forum: 8

What is your current occupation? Data Analyst

Please share your opinions or beliefs about how the following play into a debate round:

Speed of Delivery - brisk conversational - no faster

Format of Summary Speeches (line by line? big picture?) Big picture

Extension of Arguments into later speeches - If you want me to vote on it, yes

Flowing/note-taking - I am a flow judge as long as the round takes place at a reasonable pace and I am able to keep up, if you go faster than I can flow, and something does not end up on my flow, I will not vote on it

Do you value argument over style? Style over argument? Argument and style equally? As far as the W or L is concerned, 100% argumentation. If you can't articulate your warrant, don't expect to win on it.

If a team plans to win the debate on an argument, in your opinion does that argument have to be extended in the rebuttal or summary speeches? Yes

If a team is second speaking, do you require that the team cover the opponents’ case as well as answers to its opponents’ rebuttal in the rebuttal speech? Yes, if the round is happening at a reasonable pace, if one team sounds like an auctioneer so the other team is not able to get to all of their arguments, debating at a reasonable pace, I will not be as firm on this.

Do you vote for arguments that are first raised in the grand crossfire or final focus? No.

Full Judging Record

Tournament Date Ev Rd Aff Neg Vote Result
The Milo Cup at Millard North 2/21/2020 PF Dubs Winston Churchill HH Interlake Independent HZ Neg Aff on a 2-1
The Milo Cup at Millard North 2/21/2020 PF R6 Blake KT Vikings Independent PZ Aff
The Milo Cup at Millard North 2/21/2020 PF R5 Lake Highland Prep KP Potomac AA Neg
The Milo Cup at Millard North 2/21/2020 PF R3 DuPont Manual GC Interlake Independent KP Aff
The Milo Cup at Millard North 2/21/2020 PF R2 Lambert TS Johnston KH Aff
2020 Convocation of Eagles 1/25/2020 4 VLD R4 Amos Alonzo Stagg LA Barrington RT Neg
2020 Convocation of Eagles 1/25/2020 4 VLD R3 CPSA AA William Fremd EP Neg
2020 Convocation of Eagles 1/25/2020 6 NLD R1 Barrington HK BTHS West MB Aff
2019 Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier at Sandburg 11/16/2019 1 C PF R4 Buffalo Grove EB Homewood-Flossmoor BW Neg
2019 Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier at Sandburg 11/16/2019 3 N PF R3 Benet BG Carl Sandburg JK Aff
2019 Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier at Sandburg 11/16/2019 1 C PF R2 Carl Sandburg SS Fenwick HW Aff
2019 Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier at Sandburg 11/16/2019 1 C PF R1 Amos Alonzo Stagg FS Carl Sandburg KK Neg
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/2/2019 VPF R5 University TL William Fremd SW Aff
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/2/2019 VPF R4 William Fremd IA Palatine PH Aff
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/2/2019 VPF R2 College Preparatory School of America (CPSA) AT Palatine LT Neg
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/2/2019 VPF R1 Granite City BM William Fremd ZP Neg
14th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/12/2019 NPF R5 Palatine CM Benet OA Aff
14th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/12/2019 JVPF R4 University DM Homewood-Flossmoor PS Aff
14th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/12/2019 VPF R3 William Fremd BK Amos Alonzo Stagg GS Aff
14th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/12/2019 VPF R2 Carl Sandburg KK William Fremd CS Aff
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R4 4107 4082 Aff Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R4 4067 4173 Neg Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R3 4132 4213 Aff Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R3 4136 4070 Aff Aff on a 3-0
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R2 4106 4085 Aff Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R2 4158 4117 Neg Neg on a 3-0
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R1 4134 4101 Aff Aff on a 3-0
NCFL Grand National Tournament 5/25/2019 PF R1 4185 4198 Neg Neg on a 2-1
Tournament of Champions 4/27/2019 PFG R7 BASIS Peoria PR Stuyvesant SL Neg
Tournament of Champions 4/27/2019 PFG R5 Brentwood AK Dougherty Valley JK Aff
Illinois Debate Community NJV State Championship 3/8/2019 JVLD QTRS BB 4020 AZ 4013 Neg Aff on a 2-1
Illinois Debate Community NJV State Championship 3/8/2019 JVLD R5 AZ 4013 BB 4019 Aff
Illinois Debate Community NJV State Championship 3/8/2019 JVLD R4 AC 4002 AN 4012 Neg
Illinois Debate Community NJV State Championship 3/8/2019 JVLD R3 BH 4025 AZ 4014 Neg
Illinois Debate Community NJV State Championship 3/8/2019 JVLD R2 BE 4023 AK 4007 Neg
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/2/2019 LD R5 Schaumburg Portillo Barrington Thomas Neg Neg on a 3-0
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/2/2019 LD R2 New Trier Thornton Schaumburg Portillo Aff
Convocation of Eagles 1/26/2019 4 VLD R5 Amos Alonzo Stagg JF Belleville East GR Aff
Convocation of Eagles 1/26/2019 5 JVLD R4 Granite City KM William Fremd VC Aff
Convocation of Eagles 1/26/2019 5 JVLD R3 Barrington SJ Buffalo Grove WO Aff
Convocation of Eagles 1/26/2019 6 NLD R2 Evanston Twp MS Barrington KD Aff
Convocation of Eagles 1/26/2019 5 JVLD R1 Buffalo Grove JH William Fremd JK Neg
Thunder Invitational 12/8/2018 1 VLD R5 WilFre EP Palati ND Aff
Thunder Invitational 12/8/2018 2 JVLD R4 Libertyville MK William Fremd EY Neg
Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier 11/10/2018 2 O LD R5 College Preparatory School of America (CPSA) SH Palatine IA Neg
Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier 11/10/2018 1 C LD R4 Barrington RS Homewood-Flossmoor AP Aff
Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier 11/10/2018 1 C LD R3 Evanston Twp SB Fenwick VN Aff
Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier 11/10/2018 1 C LD R2 Evanston Twp GS Barrington KP Neg
Fall Festival and CCFL Qualifier 11/10/2018 2 O LD R1 Carl Sandburg EM New Trier NJ Aff
13th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/20/2018 VLD R5 Evanston Twp CC New Trier BM Neg
13th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/20/2018 VLD R4 College Preparatory School of America (CPSA) HCh Granite City SL Neg
13th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/20/2018 JVLD R2 New Trier SD Homewood-Flossmoor LP Neg
13th Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/20/2018 NLD R1 William Fremd EY Barrington RS Aff
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF Dbl Oc 4083 4093 Neg Aff on a 2-1
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R5 4131 4076 Neg Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R5 4022 4214 Aff Aff on a 3-0
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R3 4140 4012 Neg Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R3 4195 4171 Aff Aff on a 2-1
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R2 4172 4120 Aff Aff on a 3-0
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R2 4159 4054 Neg Neg on a 2-1
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R1 4196 4040 Aff Aff on a 3-0
NCFL Grand Nationals 5/26/2018 PF R1 4234 4128 Neg Neg on a 3-0
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/3/2018 LD R4 Barrington KP Evanston Twp GS Aff Aff on a 2-1
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/3/2018 LD R3 New Trier MV Evanston Twp QH Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/3/2018 LD R1 Barrington TS New Trier NJ Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/3/2018 LD R1 Evanston Twp LT Holy Trinity NN Aff
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF Sextos Ardrey Kell HB Millburn BM Neg Neg on a 2-1
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R7 Fairmont Prep HK Quarry Lane AS Neg
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R7 Edina IN Miami Beach Sr PG Neg
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R5 Johnston LL Ransom Everglades SF Neg
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R5 St. Andrew's Episcopal BT Plano Sr XD Aff
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R3 Fairmont Prep OC Morristown West AN Aff
Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament 11/18/2017 VPF R3 West Orange BS Hawken SK Neg
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/4/2017 VLD R5 IL Math And Science KG Glenbrook North TK Neg
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/4/2017 VLD R4 Chesterton CD William Fremd KJ Neg
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/4/2017 VLD R2 Palatine GC Urbana DP Aff
William Fremd Viking Invitational 11/4/2017 VLD R1 Carl Sandburg MB New Trier DP Aff
The 12th Annual Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/28/2017 VLD R4 William Fremd JY Libertyville CM Aff
The 12th Annual Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/28/2017 VLD R3 Homewood-Flossmoor TS IL Math And Science KG Neg
The 12th Annual Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/28/2017 VLD R2 William Fremd RC Palatine DP Neg
The 12th Annual Schaumburg Saxon Invitational 10/28/2017 VLD R1 Holy Trinity DP Palatine JS Neg
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 10/7/2017 1VLD R4 Holy Trinity DP William Fremd RC Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 10/7/2017 2JVLD R3 Barrington AA Amos Alonzo Stagg JF Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 10/7/2017 1VLD R2 College Preparatory School of America (CPSA) HS Holy Trinity NN Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 10/7/2017 3NLD R1 College Preparatory School of America (CPSA) SH Homewood-Flossmoor NS Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R5 2012 2007 Aff Aff on a 2-1
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R4 2006 2010 Aff Aff on a 3-0
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R3 2001 2005 Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R2 2009 2001 Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R1 2012 2008 Aff
Northern Illinois District Tournament 3/4/2017 LD R1 2016 2006 Neg
ETHS Dead Presidents Invitational 2/3/2017 LD R4 Fenwick DS New Trier AS Aff
ETHS Dead Presidents Invitational 2/3/2017 CFLLD R3 New Trier BS Fenwick SR Neg
ETHS Dead Presidents Invitational 2/3/2017 LD R1 New Trier WT Carl Sandburg Debate SH Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 1/21/2017 NLD R5 Carl Sandburg Debate JS IL Math And Science AS Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 1/21/2017 NLD R4 Carl Sandburg Debate SM CPSA HM Neg
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 1/21/2017 VLD R3 Schaumburg KV William Fremd KJ Aff
Palatine High School Walk the Plank Tournament 1/21/2017 JVLD R2 Schaumburg RP CPSA SB Aff
William Fremd HS Viking Tournament 11/5/2016 PF R5 Rock Island CM Schaumburg VK Neg
William Fremd HS Viking Tournament 11/5/2016 PF R4 Benet KL Homewood-Flossmoor AA Neg
William Fremd HS Viking Tournament 11/5/2016 LD R3 Schaumburg BS Fenwick IC Aff