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Tournaments

The UW-Claire Forensics team lives and breathes competing at tournaments, especially those National tournaments. From time to time, the Blugolds even get the opportunity to host tournaments. Check out some of the links below, to see how the Blugolds did out on the road, or to find out information on some of the tournaments we host.

31 years in a row, Wisconsin State Champions!

The 2014-15 Seniors at Bradley University!

Having fun at the Madison Swing Tournament!


2014-2015 Results

Throughout the year the UWEC Forensics team travels to competitions that are held across the country. With each passing tournament, the team tries to qualify for the two national tournaments they attend at the end of the season. This year the American Forensics Association national tournament is being held at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon and The National Forensics Association national tournament will be hosted at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

MAFL #1 & 2 - Ball State University

Ball State University - September 27-28, 2014

MAFL #1 Results
Ball State University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
5th
Drama
Jake Stendahl
6th
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
6th
Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
6th

 

MAFL #2 Results
Ball State University
Event
Competitor
Place
Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
4th


I-74 Swing - Bradley

Bradley University - Peoria, IL - October 4, 2014

Illinois State University - Normal, IL - October 4, 2014

Dan Smith Invitational
Bradley University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Sarah Doege
3rd
Impromptu Speaking
Jake Wrasse
1st
Impromptu Speaking
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
6th
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

Illinois State University - Normal, IL - October 5th, 2014

ISU Portion of the Swing
Illinois State University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Drama
Jake Stendahl
3rd
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
1st
After Dinner Speaking
Jake Wrasse
3rd
After Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
6th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

Minnesota Swing

Minnesota State University Mankato - Mankato, MN -October 18, 2014

Gustavus Adolphus College - St Peter, MN - October 19th, 2014

Larry Schnoor "Frank Schnooratra" Invitational
Minnesota State University Mankato
Event
Competitor
Place
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
1st
Informative
Nick Stamm
6th
Informative
Elijah Freeman

3rd

Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
5th
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
6th
After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown
4th
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
5th
Drama
Jake Stendah
3rd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
4th

 

Bill Robertz Invitational
Gustavus Adolphus College
Event
Competitor
Place
Impromptu
Nick Stamm
3rd
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Sarah Doege
5th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse
1st
Informative
Nick Stamm
6th
Informative
Elijah Freeman

4th

Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
3rd
After-Dinner Speaking
Caitlyn Duley
3rd
After-Dinner Speaking
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Program Oral Interpretation
Jake Stendahl
3rd
Drama
Sydney Tupy
5th
Prose
Ben Thompson Isaac
6th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

TCFL #1

Normandale Community College- Bloomington, MN- October 21, 2014

 

TCFL #1 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
5th
Drama
Dee Evans
2nd
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Informative
Elijah Freeman
2nd
Poetry
Dee Evans
1st
Impromptu
Nick Stamm
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

MAFl #3 & 4


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - October 25 & 26, 2014

 

MAFL #3 Results
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Jake Stendahl
1st
Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking

Jake Wrasse

1st
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
2nd
POI
Jake Stendahl
2nd
After-Dinner Speaking
Jake Wrasse
2nd
After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Nick Stamm
3rd
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
Drama
Dee Evans
5th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Sarah Doege
5th
Persuasion
Sarah Doege
5th
Informative
Nick Stamm
6th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

MAFL #4 Results
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Event
Competitor
Place
Informative
Nick Stamm
1st
After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Duo
Jake Stendahl/Sydney Tupy
2nd
Impromptu
Nick Stamm
2nd
Persuasion
Sarah Doege
2nd
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
3rd
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
3rd
POI
Jake Stendahl
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Nick Stamm
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse
4th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Sarah Doege
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament

Bradley University - Peoria, IL - October 31st - November 1st, 2014

L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament
Bradley University
Event
Competitor
Place
Informative
Jake Wrasse
Semifinalist

 

Greater Wisconsin Swing

UW-Whitewater - Madison, WI - November 15, 2014
UW-Madison - Whitewater, WI - November 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater Tournament Results
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
SF
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
SF
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
5th
Communication Analysis
Elijah Freeman
6th
Extemp
Sarah Doege
4th
Poetry
Dee Evans
1st
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

6th

 

UW-Madison Tournament Results
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Elijah Freeman
4th
Extemp
Sarah Doege
3rd
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
8th
Poetry
Nathan Ejuwa
7th
Poetry
Dee Evans
1st
Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben
6th
Communication Analysis
Elijah Freeman
4th
After-Dinner Speaking
Heidi Feyereisen
5th
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

4th

 

TCFL #2

Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN - November 18, 2014
TCFL #2 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
After-Dinner Speaking
Amy Chhunn
1st
After-Dinner Speaking
Heidi Feyereisen
2nd
Prose
Nathan Ejuwa
5th
Poetry
Nathan Ejuwa
2nd
Persuasion
Alex Brown
1st
Persuasion
Danielle Wagner
4th
Persuasion
Taylor Turben
5th
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
6th
Drama
Dee Evans
2nd
Informative
Nick Stamm
6th
Informative
Danielle Wegner
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3rd

 

Nicolai Memorial Tournament

UW-Stout - Menomonie, WI - December 5-6, 2014

UW-Stout Results
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Event
Competitor
Place
After-Dinner Speaking
Caitlyn Duley
5th
After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown
4th
After-Dinner Speaking
Heidi Feyereisen
2nd
Communication Analysis
Caitlyn Duley
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Sarah Doege
6th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
4th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Nick Stamm
1st
Informative
Danielle Wagner
4th
Informative
Nick Stamm
2nd
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Impromptu
Nick Stamm
5th
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Poetry
Nathan Ejuwa
1st
Persuasion
Alex Brown
7th
Persuasion
Nick Stamm
6th
Persuasion
Taylor Turben
5th
Persuasion
Danielle Wagner
4th
Persuasion
Sarah Doege
1st
Duo
Tennisha Sonsalla/Nathan Ejuwa
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2nd

 

Holiday Frolic Swing Tournament

The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH, Otterbein College - Westerville, OH, Dec 6-7 2014

 

Holiday Frolic Swing
The Ohio State University, Dec 6th
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
3rd
Extemp
Ejijah Freeman
1st
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
6th
Drama
Jake Stendahl
4th
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
POI
Jake Stendahl
1st
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
5th
Informative
Elijah Freeman
1st
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
6th
Prose
Jake Stendahl
6th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3rd

 

Frolic Some More
Otterbein University, Dec 7th
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Jake Stendahl
4th
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
1st
Extemp
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
Extemp
Elijah Freeman
2nd
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
1st
Communicatio Analysis
Elijah Freeman
2nd
POI
Jake Stendahl
1st
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
4th
Informative
Elijah Freeman
1st
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
1st
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1st

 

Hell Froze Over

Bradley University - Peoria, IL January 10-11, 2015
"Hell Froze Over" Results
Bradley University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
SF
Extemp
Elijah Freeman
SF
Informative
Elijah Freeman
SF

 

"Hell Froze Over" Results
University of Texas-Austin (Bradley University campus)
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
SF
Informative
Elijah Freeman
SF

 

Iowa Swing

University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa - January 17, 2015
Wartburg College - Waverly, Iowa -January 18, 2015

Iowa Swing Results
University of Northern Iowa
Event
Competitor
Place
After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown
3rd
After-Dinner Speaking
Caitlyn Duley
4th
Extemp
Sarah Doege
1st
Extemp
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Communication Analysis
Caitlyn Duley
3rd
Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben
4th
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
2nd
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Informative
Sarah Doege
4th
Prose
Heidi Feyereisen
1st
Persuasion
Alex Brown
2nd
Persuasion
Sarah Doege
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

Iowa Swing Results
Wartburg College
Event
Competitor
Place
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
5th
Persuasion
Sarah Doege
5th
Extemp
Alex Brown
3rd
Extemp

Ben Thompson Isaac

2nd
After-Dinner Speaking

Heidi Feyereisen

5th
After-Dinner Speaking

Sarah Doege

5th
After-Dinner Speaking

Caitlyn Duley

3rd
Informative

Heidi Feyereisen

5th
Prose

Ben Thompson Isaac

5th
Impromptu

Alex Brown

1st
Drama

Ben Thompson Isaac

6th
Drama

Tennisha Sonsalla

3rd
Communication Analysis

Taylor Turben

4th
Communication Analysis

Caitlyn Duley

1st
Team Sweeps

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

3rd
Overall Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

MAFL #5 & 6 - Illinois Swing

Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, Illinois, January 24-25, 2015

MAFL #5 Results
Northern Illinois University
Event
Competitor
Place
After-Dinner Speaking
Heidi Feyereisen
6th
Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben
6th
Informative

Sarah Doege

4th
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
5th

 

MAFL #6 Results
Northern Illinois University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Alex Brown
6th
Persuasion

Alex Brown

4th
Persuasion

Elijah Freeman

1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
5th


TCFL #4

Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN - January 27, 2015
TCFL #4 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
After-Dinner Speaking
Caitlyn Duley
3rd
Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben
3rd
Extemp
Alex Brown
4th
Impromptu
Alex Brown
4th
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
3rd
Persuasion
Caitlyn Duley

2nd

Persuasion
Taylor Turben
1st
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla

1st

POI
Tennisha Sonsalla

1st

Prose
Heidi Feyereisen

5th

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

St. Cloud State Tournament

St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN, January 24-25, 2015

St. Cloud State Tournament
St. Cloud State University
Event
Competitor
Place
POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Drama
Sydney Tupy
2nd
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Communication Analysis
Megan Bauer
1st
Persuasion
Megan Bauer

5th

Persuasion
Danielle Wagner
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
5th

 

TCFL #5

Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN - February 10th, 2015

 

TCFL #5 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
Impromptu
Alex Brown
Finalist
Impromptu
Elijah Freeman
2nd
Communication Analysis
Elijah Freeman
Finalist
Communication Analysis
Megan Bauer
2nd
POI
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac

2nd

Informative
Amy Chhunn
Finalist
Informative
Sarah Doege

1st

Persuasion
Amy Chhunn

Finalist

Prose
Dee Evans

Finalist

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

Redhawk Invitational

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI- February 15, 2014

Redhawk Invitational Results
UW-Eau Claire
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemp
Alex Brown
3rd
After Dinner Speaking
Sarah Doege
4th
After Dinner Speaking
Elijah Freeman
1st
Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben
6th
Communication Analysis
Elijah Freeman
4th
Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac

2nd

POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Drama
Sydney Tupey

3rd

Informative
Sarah Doege

4th

Informative
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3rd

 

Wisconsin State Tournament

UW-Stout - Menomonie, WI- February 20-21st , 2015

Wisconsin State Results
UW-Stout
Event
Competitor
Place
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
3rd
Poetry
Jake Stendahl
2nd
Poetry
Dee Evans
1st
POI
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
POI
Jake Stendahl
2nd
POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Extemp
Alex Brown
6th
Extemp
Sarah Doege
4th
Extemp
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
1st
Duo
Sydney Tupy/Jake Stendahl
2nd
After-Dinner Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
After-Dinner Speaking
Jake Wrasse

3rd

After-Dinner Speaking
Alex Brown

2nd

After-Dinner Speaking
Elijah Freeman
1st
Informative
Caitlyn Duley
6th
Informative
Sarah Doege
4th
Informative
Jake Wrasse

3rd

Informative
Elijah Freeman

2nd

Informative
Alex Brown

1st

Prose
Heidi Feyereisen

3rd

Prose
Jake Stendahl

1st

Impromptu
Alex Brown

6th

Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac

5th

Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen

4th

Impromptu
Jake Wrasse

2nd

Impromptu
Elijah Freeman

1st

Drama
Tennishsa Sonsalla

3rd

Drama
Jake Stendahl

2nd

Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac

1st

Communication Analysis
Sarah Doege

6th

Communication Analysis
Elijah Freeman

2nd

Communication Analysis
Caitlyn Duley

1st

Oratory
Taylor Turben

5th

Oratory
Jake Wrasse

3rd

Oratory
Sarah Doege

2nd

Oratory
Caityln Duley

1st

Individual Sweepstakes
Caitlyn Duley

5th

Individual Sweepstakes
Ben Thompson Isaac

4th

Individual Sweepstakes
Jake Wrasse

3rd

Individual Sweepstakes
Jake Stendahl

2nd

Individual Sweepstakes
Elijah Freeman

1st

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

TCFL #6

Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN - February 24th, 2015

 

TCFL #6 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
Persuasion
Megan Bauer
1st
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
3rd
Prose
Jake Stendahl
1st
Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Informative
Alex Brown
5th
Informative
Caitlyn Duley

4th

After-Dinner Speaking
Caitlyn Duley
4th
After-Dinner Speaking
Elijah Freeman

1st

Drama
Sydney Tupy

4th

Communication Analysis
Megan Bauer

2nd

Communication Analysis
Taylor Turben

1st

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

MAFL 7&8

Bradley University - Peoria, IL - Feb 22, 2014

Illinois State University - Normal, IL - Feb 23, 2014

MAFL 7
Bradley University - Feb 22, 2014
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Stephen Fong
4th
Communication Analysis
Jake Wrasse
4th

 

MAFL 8
Illinois State University - Feb 23, 2014
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Stephen Fong
3rd
Informative
Jake Wrasse
3rd
Poetry
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd

 

AFA-NIET 2014

Arizona State University - Saturday, April 5th - Monday, April 7th

AFA-NIET

Arizona State University

Event
Competitor
Place
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
SF
POI
Jake Stendahl
QF
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
18th

 

NFA 2014

Eastern Michigan University - Friday, April 18th - Monday, April 21st

NFA

Eastern Michigan University

Event
Competitor
Place
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
QF
Prose
Jake Stendahl
QF
Rhetorical Critisicm
Stephen Fong
QF
Extemp
Jake Wrasse
SF
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
11th