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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.

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2015-2016 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


 

Virginia Is For Lovers

George Mason University - Fairfax, VA - October 3rd

Hosted by James Madison University
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Elijah Freeman
5th
Impromptu Speaking
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
5th

 

George Mason University - Fairfax, VA - October 4th

Hosted by George Mason University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
5th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Impromptu
Alex Brown
6th
Impromptu
Elijah Freeman
4th
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
1st
CA
Alex Brown
6th
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
1st
Prose
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

 

Apple Quest Forensic Tournament

Moraine Valley Community College - Palo Hills, IL - October 10th, 2015

Hosted by James Madison University
Event
Competitor
Place
Persuasion
Heidi Feyereisen
2nd
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
3rd
Prose
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
CA
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
CA
Alex Brown
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
5th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
Informative
Alex Brown
3rd
Impromptu Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
4th

 

Minnesota Swing

Minnesota State University Mankato - Mankato, MN -October 17 & 18, 2015

Larry Schnoor Invitational
Minnesota State University Mankato
Event
Competitor
Place
Informative
Alex Brown
1st
CA
Alex Brown
5th
CA
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Duo
Tupy/Thompson Isaac
1st
Editorial Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
Semi
Impromptu
Elijah Freeman
1st
ADS
Elijah Freeman

2nd

Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
1st
Prose
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Quadrathod
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

Mustang Stampede
Southwest Minnesota State University
Event
Competitor
Place
Duo
Tupy/Thompson Isaac
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Persuasion
Elijah Freeman
1st
Persuasion
Heidi Feyereisen
5th
CA
Alex Brown
3rd
CA
Ben Thompson Isaac

1st

Impromptu
Alex Brown
5th
Informative
Alex Brown
1st
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
3rd
Editorial Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
6th
Individual Sweepstakes
Alex Brown
5th
Individual Sweepstakes
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2nd

 

 

MAFL 3 & 4

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI - October 24th & 25th, 2015

MAFL #3 Results
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse
3rd
Persuasion
Heidi Feyereisen
6th
Duo

Tupy/Thompson Isaac

3rd
Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Prose
Sydney Tupy
1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
6th
CA
Alex Brown
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3rd

 

MAFL #4 Results
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Prose
Heidi Feyereisen
6th
Prose
Sydney Tupy
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
5th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Nick Stamm
4th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Impromptu
Nick Stamm
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3rd

 

L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament

Bradley University - Peoria, IL - November 8th & 9th, 2015

L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament
Bradley University
Event
Competitor
Place
 
No Finalists

 

Greater Wisconsin Swing

UW-Madison - Whitewater, WI - November 14, 2015

UW-Whitewater - Madison, WI - November 15, 2015

UW-Whitewater Tournament Results
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Event
Competitor
Place
Prose
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Prose
Sydney Tupy
1st
CA

Ben Thompson Isaac

1st
Persuasion
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Informative
Ameririta Chhunn
6th
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
1st
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
4th
ADS
Ameririta Chhunn
6th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
1st
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
5th
Impromptu
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1st

 

UW-Madison Tournament Results
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Persuasion
Mitchell Krisnik
6th
Persuasion
Heidi Feyereisen
1st
Informative
Tennisha Sonsalla
5th
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
3rd
ADS
Elijah Freeman
1st
CA
Megan Bauer
6th
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
6th
Prose
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Individual Sweepstakes
Heidi Feyereisen
2nd
Individual Sweepstakes
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2nd

 

 

Nicolai Memorial Tournament

UW-Stout - Menomonie, WI - December 4-5, 2015

UW-Stout Results
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Event
Competitor
Place
CA
Alex Brown
2nd
CA
Jake Wrasse
1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
4th
Informative
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
1st
ADS
Elijah Freeman
1st
Prose
Mitchell Krisnik
6th
Prose
Maddy Hinze
5th
Duo
Hinze/Tupy
?
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
3rd
Impromptu
Alex Brown
2nd
Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
4th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2nd

 

 

Hell Froze Over

Bradley University - Peoria, IL January 16th & 17th, 2016
"Hell Froze Over" Results
Bradley University
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
SF
CA
Jake Wrasse
SF

 

"Hell Froze Over" Results
University of Texas-Austin (Bradley University campus)
Event
Competitor
Place
CA
Ben Thompson Isaac
SF
Impromptu
Elijah Freeman
SF
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
SF

 

 

Iowa Swing

University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa - January 23, 2016
Wartburg College - Waverly, Iowa -January 24, 2016

Bill Henderson Invitational
University of Northern Iowa
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Heidi Feyereisen
7th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
1st
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
2nd
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
CA
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
6th
POI
Ben Thompson Isaac
5th
Drama
Colin Pitman
1st
Informative
Taylor Turben
6th
Informative
Jake Wrasse
1st
Duo
Hinze/Tupy
1st
Persuasion
Alex Brown
2nd
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

Bob Smith Individual
Wartburg College
Event
Competitor
Place
Extemporaneous Speaking
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
2nd
Poetry
Tennisha Sonsalla
1stq
CA
Jake Wrasse
4th
Impromptu

Heidi Feyereisen

2nd
POI

Ben Thompson Isaac

4th
Informative

Taylor Turben

2nd
Informative

Jake Wrasse

3rd
Prose

Heidi Feyereisen

3rd
Duo

Hinze/Tupy

1st
Persuasion

Alex Brown

2nd
Team Sweeps

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1st
Overall Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

 

MAFL #5 & 6 - Illinois Swing

Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, Illinois, January 30th & 31st, 2016

MAFL #5 Results
Northern Illinois University
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Poetry
Sydney Tupy
5th
Poetry

Tennisha Sonsalla

3rd
CA

Jake Wrasse

4th
Impromptu

Heidi Feyereisen

7th
Duo

Hinze/Tupy

6th
Persuasion

Taylor Turben

7th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
6th

 

MAFL #6 Results
Northern Illinois University
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Heidi Feyereisen
4th
Poetry

Sydney Tupy

3rd
CA

Elijah Freeman

5th
POI

Tennisha Sonsalla

5th
Informative
Jake Wrasse
6th
Duo
Hinze/Tupy
5th
Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
7th


 

St. Cloud State Tournament

St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN, February 5th & 6th, 2016

St. Cloud State Tournament
St. Cloud State University
Event
Competitor
Place
Drama
Colin Pitman
1st
Informative
Colin Pitman
2nd
Persuasion
Mitchell Krisnik
4th

 

 

Egbert R. Nichols Invitational

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI- February 14, 2016

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
Impromptu
Heidi Feyereisen
6th
Impromptu
Jake Wrasse
2nd
Impromptu
Ben Thompson Isaac
1st
Informative
Jake Wrasse
5th
Informative
Tennisha Sonsalla
4th
Informative
Heidi Feyereisen
3rd
Informative
Alex Brown
2nd
Informative
Elijah Freeman
1st
Prose
Tennisha Sonsalla
3rd
Prose
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
Prose
Sydney Tupy
1st
Extemporaneous Speaking
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Alex Brown
2nd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Jake Wrasse

1st

Duo
Hinze/Tupy

2nd

Duo
Tupy/Thompson Isaac
1st
POI
Ben Thompson Isaac
2nd
POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
1st
Oratory
Taylor Turben

5th

Oratory
Jake Wrasse

4th

Oratory
Alex Brown

3rd

Oratory
Elijah Freeman

1st

ADS
Heidi Feyereisen

5th

ADS
Alex Brown

2nd

ADS
Elijah Freeman

1st

CA
Jake Wrasse

5th

CA
Ben Thompson Isaac

3rd

CA
Alex Brown

2nd

CA
Elijah Freeman

1st

Drama
Ben Thompson Isaac

1st

Poetry
Maddy Hinze

4th

Poetry
Sydney Tupy

2nd

Individual Sweepstakes
Jake Wrasse

5th

Individual Sweepstakes
Sydney Tupy

4th

Individual Sweepstakes
Alex Brown

3rd

Individual Sweepstakes
Elijah Freeman

2nd

Individual Sweepstakes
Ben Thompson Isaac

1st

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st

 

 

MAFL 7&8

Univerity of Northern Iowa- Peoria, IL - February 27th & 28th, 2016

MAFL 7
Bradley University - Feb 22, 2014
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Alex Brown
6th
Extemporaneous Speaking
Mitchell Krisnik
7th
CA
Elijah Freeman
3rd
Drama
Sydney Tupy
4th
Informative
Elijah Freeman
2nd
Duo
Brown/Sonsalla
2nd
Persuasion
Jake Wrasse
6th
Persuasion
Alex Brown
1st
Team Sweepstakes
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
4th

 

MAFL 8
Illinois State University - Feb 23, 2014
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Alex Brown
3rd
Extemporaneous Speaking
Mitchell Krisnik
4th
CA
Elijah Freeman
4th
POI
Tennisha Sonsalla
2nd
Informative
Ameririta Chhunn
6th
Duo
Brown/Sonsalla
3rd
Persuasion
Jake Wrasse
6th
Team Sweepstakes
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
5th

 

 

TCFL #6

Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN - March 1st, 2016

 

TCFL #6 Results
Normandale Community College
Event
Competitor
Place
ADS
Alex Brown
4th
ADS
Megan Bauer
3rd
CA
Elijah Freeman
1st
Duo
Brown/Sonsalla
2nd
Duo
Thompson Isaac/Freeman
1st
Informative
Megan Bauer

4th

Informative
Colin Pitman
2nd
Informative
Taylor Turben

1st

Persuasion
Taylor Turben

1st

POI
Tennisha Sonsalla

2nd

POI
Ben Thompson Isaac

1st

Team Sweeps
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
1st