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LP PROMPTS POSTED 9:30pm cst 10/14/2022


​Extemp - prep 1 video, do not record prep

-What will be the long term implications of China's 'Palace Diplomacy' on the African continent?

-India continues to purchase oil from Russia. How should the United States and it allies respond?

-What steps should the government in Haiti take to ease the humanitarian crisis within the country?


IMP - prep 1 video, Record Prep

-My mind is like someone emptied the kitchen junk drawer onto a trampoline. - Unknown

-YARD SALE: Take a look around? Our crap could be your crap. - unknown


Hello MAFL Friends!

We're so excited to kick off a new season of forensics with all of you! This semester, MAFL will be splitting each weekend into one synchronous and one asynchronous tournament. They will be as follows:


MAFL 3 – Asynchronous (Judging Tuesday, October 18 – Friday, October 21 | Awards Saturday, September 22)
Entry deadline: Monday, September 19 @8:00PM CST
​MAFL 1 will be hosted asynchronously, with entries submitted via SpeechWire. More detailed information can be found below.

MAFL 4 – Face to Face (Saturday, October 22 @ University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
Entry deadline: Tuesday, October 18 @5:00PM CST
MAFL 2 will be hosted in-person, with entries submitted via SpeechWire. More detailed information can be found here:

  • MAFL 4 will feature a Novice division, which is open to any competitors in their first two years of collegiate speech competition. Please indicate novices upon registration and we will acknowledge the top novice in each event!
  • MAFL 4 is also our Fall Charity MAFL! Our host school will select a local charity for MAFL to donate to based on total points scored at MAFL 4.

The Mid-America Forensic League is committed to inclusiveness and welcomes students and coaches from all identities and social roles. In light of ongoing harassment and discrimination, MAFL stands in solidarity with and will continue to offer a safe, educational space for our most vulnerable members. In this spirit, if you (students, coaches, or judges) encounter any issues that impede your ability to be mentally and physically well at the tournament, please seek out the MAFL Wellness Advocate. The MAFL Vice President, Sade Barfield, is serving as the 2022-2023 MAFL Wellness Advocate.

Entries: Each school may enter 6 students per event. Each student may enter up to 4 events. Because of the 1 hour and 15-minute time limit for each round, it is strongly recommended that students are only double-entered and not triple-entered in a pattern. It is the responsibility of the student to make it to their rounds on time. Judges cannot wait past the time allotted for the round. Students may not enter all 4 events in one pattern.

Fees: Please remember that at the first MAFL you attend, you will be required to submit your yearly membership dues of $300.00. This payment entitles your school to attend all of the remaining 2021-2022 MAFLs. A non-member school may attend 1 MAFL weekend per season without paying membership dues, but instead, pay $8 per entered slot and uncovered judge fees.

Limited Prep (Extemp & Impromptu): Limited Prep prompts for MAFL 1 will be posted on this page by 10:00 AM CST on Saturday, September 17.

  • Impromptu: Prep must be included in the video submission
  • Only 1 video submission is required for MAFL 3. It will be used in both prelims and finals.

Beyond your one-time membership dues, the only fees you will pay at each tournament are for uncovered or dropped slots. Each full-time judge covers 6 slots, and uncovered slots are $10 each. If you bring more than 20 uncovered slots, the fee will be increased to $20 for each slot beyond 20.

Please do not hesitate to contact me (SchanenBH13@uww.edu or 262-689-2335) if you have any questions about MAFL tournaments or using SpeechWire. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Brian Schanen
MAFL Tournament Director​


Judging Tuesday, September 20 – Friday, September 23 | Awards Saturday, September 24
(All Times CST)

  Monday, October 17

  Entries and Video URLs Due on SpeechWire

  Tuesday, October 18

  Preliminary Round Ballots Blasted Out

  Thursday, October 20

  Preliminary Ballots Due

  Thursday, October 20

  Final Round Ballots Blasted Out

  Friday, October 21

  Final Round Ballots Due

  Saturday, October 22
  6:00PM or ASAP

  Awards (MAFL 1 & MAFL 2) 



Manager contact information

Brian Schanen
Email address: SchanenBH13@uww.edu
Phone number: 262.689.2335

Mailing address

1199 E. Bluff Rd.
Apt 203
Whitewater, WI 53190

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