Community Judges

NOTE: If you are judging Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, please go to the ARC (white garlic looking building) room 703. Please arrive 45 minutes before your scheduled round for an orientation. Park in the back of the ARC, east side of the property. It is easiest to access from the off ramp on Pelandale.

Thank you so much for volunteering to judge at the Heart of the Valley Speech and Debate tournament. We so appreciate your willingness to give of your time and wisdom to come and judge our speech and debate students.

You can either register yourself as a judge by using the Judge Registration tab above, or we can take care of the registration for you by contacting

Please know that no prior experience is necessary. We want our students to be able to communicate with, and persuade all types of audiences. That is why we so appreciate the variety of judges that come from our wonderful Modesto community.

Before you judge, we will give you an orientation so that you know what to expect and how to judge.

Regardless of how you register, we will be sending you additional information in the weeks before the tournament to verify your scheduled time as well as give you other details such parking and where to go once on campus.

Thank you again! This tournament couldn't happen without wonderful volunteers such as you.

Please let us know if you have any questions. Contact