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WKU Forensics Team wins NFA national speech & debate titles

The WKU Forensics Team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team Sweepstakes national championship, hosted this year by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire over the April 13-17 weekend. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion in individual events with 916 points, while Bradley University placed second […]

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WKU Forensics Team second at AFA National Tournament

The WKU Forensics Team placed second at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship, hosted this year by Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, during the March 31-April 3 weekend. WKU sent 26 competitors with a total of 66 entries to the national tournament. Of the 66 total entries, 38 advanced to quarterfinal rounds, […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins debate at Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament

Seven members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Boise, Idaho to compete in the 50th Biennial Pi Kappa Delta Convention and National Tournament the weekend of March 21-25. The team also closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate, and all students advanced to an elimination round in at least one event. Hosted bi-annually, […]

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Forensics Team wins debate tournament at Illinois State

The WKU Forensics Team closed out the semifinal round of debate, capturing the top four spots to win the debate tournament in Normal, Illinois, the weekend of Feb. 25-26. WKU acted as co-host to the tournament and was therefore ineligible for the team sweepstakes awards. This finishes the open invitation tournaments for the school year […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins 2017 state championship

The WKU Forensics Team won the 2017 Kentucky state forensics tournament on Saturday (Feb. 18) at Owensboro Community and Technical College. WKU won the overall state championship, sweeping all three of the team sweepstakes championships along the way: individual events, NPDA debate and IPDA debate. The team also collected 11 individual state championships. The University […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins at Bowling Green State University

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in two tournaments the weekend of Feb. 11-12. WKU’s team of 10 was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, capturing 15 individual championships, and advancing all members to at least one final round each. Other competing schools included Marshall University and Eastern Michigan […]

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WKU Forensics Team members win 24 individual event titles at Illinois and Murray State

WKU’s Forensics Team traveled to Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, and Murray to take part in four tournaments the weekend of Feb. 6-7, winning 24 individual event championships along the way. At both of the tournaments in Illinois, WKU’s squad of six placed third in team sweepstakes. Additionally, all members advanced to elimination rounds. Other competing schools included […]

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More members of WKU Forensics Team qualify for national tournaments

WKU’s Forensics Team traveled to Saint Louis, Missouri, and DeKalb, Illinois, to take part in three tournaments the weekend of Jan. 28-29. The tournament in Saint Louis was hosted by Webster University. There, WKU’s team of 15 placed third in overall team sweepstakes, which combined individual events and debate. Competing schools included the University of […]

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WKU Forensics Team places 2nd at tournaments in Illinois

Members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Peoria, Illinois, to compete in two tournaments co-hosted by Bradley University and the University of Texas at Austin the weekend of Jan. 14-15. WKU placed second in team sweepstakes at both tournaments, ahead of 41 other schools. The competition included George Mason University, Illinois State University, Kansas […]

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WKU Forensics Team finishes semester with win at Ohio State

Eight WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by the Ohio State University Dec. 2-3. WKU won the team sweepstakes, defeating such schools as Ball State University, Florida State University and the University of Akron. In all, the crew of eight took away seven of the tournament’s […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins at tournaments in Tennessee

Members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Jefferson City, Tennessee, to compete in two tournaments the weekend of Nov. 19-20. The team won the overall sweepstakes championship for the two tournaments combined, ahead of several other schools including the University of Alabama, James Madison University and Belmont University. Out of 22 possible individual championships […]

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WKU Forensics Team members qualify for national tourneys

The weekend of Nov. 12-13 WKU’s Forensics Team traveled to Lebanon, Illinois, to take part in two tournaments hosted by McKendree University, qualifying several members for the April national tournaments. Next weekend, the team will travel to Jefferson City, Tennessee, for two tournaments co-hosted by Carson-Newman University and Belmont University. Results from the McKendree University […]

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