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Success in Virginia!

Match Made in Heaven at James Madison University October 31 – November 1, 2009 Over Halloween Weekend, five members of the Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics Team traveled to James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia to compete in the first annual Match Made in Heaven Tournament, co-hosted by James Madison University and the University of Wisconsin […]

Gusties Win Larry Schnoor Invite

Larry Schnoor Invitational, MSU, Mankato – October 17, 2009 Bill Robertz Invitational, GAC – October 18, 2009 On October 17 and 18, Minnesota State University – Mankato and Gustavus Adolphus College hosted two tournaments to honor two of Forensics’ most influential figures. First, on Saturday, Minnesota State University – Mankato hosted the Larry Schnoor Invitational […]

Gusties Shine at K-State

K-State Swing October 3-4, 2009 Following a successful showing at the first and second MAFL Tournaments, the Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team again headed south, this time to Manhattan, Kansas for the K-State Lynn Ross IE Classic and the Speech Unlimited Alumni Swing, hosted by Kansas State University. The Gusties shined, placing second place in […]

2009-10 Season Off To A Good Start

MAFL #1 & #2 September 26-27 The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team had a great start to the 2009-2010 with a strong showing this weekend at the fist and second Mid-American Forensics League Tournaments. Hosted jointly by Harper College (Palatine, IL) and by North Central College (Naperville, IL), these highly competitive tournaments featured several top […]

District Domination

2009 District IV AFA-NIET Qualifier Tournament March 13-14, 2009   To close out the regular season, the Gustavus Forensics team hosted the 2009 District IV (the best district in the nation!) AFA-NIET Qualifier Tournament. This tournament is the last opportunity for students to qualify events for the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament which […]

Victory at the VFLs

VFL #3 & #4 March 6-7, 2009   To round out the season’s regular tournaments, the Gustavus forensics team headed up to Concordia College in Moorhead, MN for the third and fourth Valley Forensics League tournaments of the year. Both days proved to be very fruitful for the Gustavus team. Over the two days, each […]

Bounty at the Bop

2009 SDSU Bunny Bop February 28, 2009   The Gustavus forensics team headed west for a quick one-day tournament at the South Dakota State University Bunny Bop. The annual tournament featured competition from around the region and was a great opportunity for everyone involved to qualify more pieces for nationals. Gustavus had another outstanding tournament, […]

State Champions!

The 2009 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Tournament February 21-22   The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team successfully defended their 2008 state championship by placing first out of ten schools at the 2009 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships! The Gusties placed first in six of the thirteen events. Senior Tasha Carlson will represent Minnesota at the 2009 […]

Loving the Lovefest . . .

The Lovefest Swing February 14-15, 2009   Instead of spending time with significant others or lamenting single status, the Gustavus Forensics team spent Valentine’s Day in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the 2009 Lovefest. Hosted jointly by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and by Ripon College, this year’s Lovefest boasted competition such as Bradley University, […]

Melting Away The Competition

The St. Cloud State Ice Box Classic February 6-7, 2009   After taking a weekend off to rest and recuperate, Gustavus went north to our friends at St. Cloud State for the Ice Box Classic. Featuring competition from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota, the Gusties had a triumphant showing. Gustavus students placed […]