WFCA Calendar for 2017-18

2017-18 CALENDAR

The WFCA State Tournament will be Saturday, April 7, 2018. The WFCA State Congress will be Friday, April 6, 2018.

Tournaments are designated as [S] Single Entry, [D] Double Entry, and [T] Triple Entry

Tournaments without invitations attached have not submitted their invitation yet. Tournament hosts can send invitations to be posted to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


August 25 (Friday) – WFCA Bylaw Proposals Due (for any bylaw changes to be voted on at the fall meeting, they must be posted 3 weeks in advance)


September 16 (Saturday)  –   WFCA Coaching Clinic and Membership Meeting

Marquette University High School, 3401 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208

There is a coaching clinic at 9:00, a lunch break, and the business meeting will begin at 1:00.


November 30 4:30 - 6:30 pm Coaching Clinic in the Eau Clarie area. Contact Scott Peterson This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


December 4 5pm-8pm  Coaching Clinic at Marquette University High School

December 13 5pm-8pm  Coaching Clinic at DeForest High School


January 4 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm  Coaching Clinic at Wauwatosa East High School

January 9 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Coaching Clinic at Xavier High School in Appleton

January 13  Port Washington Tournament [D]

January 20  Muskego Festival [S] No Power Round

January 20  Oshkosh North Tournament [D]

January 20  Watertown Tournament [D]

The Watertown High School and Luther Preparatory School Forensics teams invite you and your team to the Rock River Forensics Tournament at Watertown High School

January 27  Appleton East Tournament [T]

January 27  DeForest Tournament [D]

January 27  Marquette Tournament [S]


February 2 (Friday) Marquette Congress at Milwaukee City Hall

February 3 Slinger Tournament [D]

February 3 Sun Prairie Tournament [D]

February 3 Winneconne Tournament [D]

February 10 Eau Claire North Tournament [T]

We are excited to invite you and your students to celebrate Valentine’s week by participating in the eleventh annual Steve Sparks Memorial Forensics Tournament. This tournament is both WFCA and WHSFA friendly.

Eau Claire North 2018 Invitation.pdf

February 10  Hortonville Tournament [T]

February 10 West Bend East Tournament [S] (Friday Feb 10 Congress)

February 15(Thursday) WFCA Scholarship application and coaching awards nomination deadline

February 16 (Friday) Reagan High School Congress

February 16 (Friday) Green Bay NCFL Congress Qualifier

February 17  Altoona Tournament [T]

February 17  Kaukauna Tournament [D]

February 17  Milwaukee Public Schools Conference Tournament (MPS schools only)

February 17  Greater Metro Conference Tournament (conference schools only) at Brookfield East

February 18 (Sunday)  Green Bay NCFL Qualifier

February 24 Durand Tournament [T]

February 24 Sheboygan South Tournament [T] (Friday Feb 23 Congress)

February 24 UW-Whitewater Tournament [D]

MARCH 2018

March 3  James Madison Memorial Tournament [T]  (Friday March 2 Congress)

March 3  Sheboygan North Tournament [T] (Friday March 2 Congress)

March 10 Waunakee / Sun Prairie Tournament at Sun Prairie High School [T]

March 10 West Bend West Tournament [D]

March 10 Xavier Tournament [T]

March 16 (Friday) Reagan High School Congress

March 16 (Friday) NSDA Southern District Big Questions Qualifier at Reagan High School

March 17 Arrowhead Tournament [D]

March 17 Madison West Tournament [D] (Friday Mar 16 Congress)

The Madison West High School Forensics team invites your team to our 7th annual invitational forensic tournament.

March 17 Waupaca Tournament [T] (Friday night Congress is undecided)

March 23 (Friday after school) Fort Atkinson Tournament [S]

entries are limited to 15 per school

March 24 Brookfield East Tournament [S] and CFL Qualifier

March 24 Denmark Tournament [T] (Friday March 23 Congress)

The Denmark High School administration, coaches, and forensics team cordially invite you to join us for the Denmark Viking Forensics Invitational.  Our team is very excited to be hosting again this year and to welcome you to Viking Country in Packerland!

March 24 Sussex Hamilton Tournament [D]

March 24 noon - WFCA State Tournament registration opens

March 28 (Wednesday) - Deadline for submission of State Congress legislation (email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

March 30 (Friday, 5:00 PM) - Deadline for State Tournament entries to be entered in Speechwire (changes may be made through Thursday, April 5 5:00 PM)

APRIL 2018

April 2 (Monday) - Deadline for State Congress entries

April 2 (Monday, 4:00 PM) - Deadline for lunch orders to be entered in Speechwire

April 5 (Thursday 5:00 PM) - Deadline for State Tournament changes in Speechwire (after this time email changes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


April 6 (Friday) WFCA State Congress at UW-Whitewater

April 7 (Saturday) WFCA State Forensics Tournament at UW-Whitewater [S]

April 13-14 (Friday-Saturday) WFCA Northern adn Southern Wisconsin NSDA Qualifier

April 13 (Friday) – WFCA Bylaw Proposals Due (for any bylaw changes to be voted on at the spring meeting on May 5, they must be posted 3 weeks in advance)

April 20-21 WHSFA State Festival at Madison

MAY 2018

May 4 (Friday)  –  WFCA - Night Before Spring Meeting social event

May 5 (Saturday)  – WFCA Spring Meeting; location TBD determined but will likely be in the Wisconsin Dells area

Committee Meetings

Tournament Host and Calendar Meeting

Round Table Discussions

Lunch break

General Membership Meeting

All member coaches and assistant coaches are encouraged to attend.  We will hold elections for Treasurer and President-Elect, and the various committee chairs (Category, State Tournament, TPP, Program Assistance, Communication, and Webmaster) will present their reports.

May 25-27 NCFL Nationals in Washington, DC

JUNE 2018

June 17-22 NSDA Nationals at Fort Lauderdale, Florida