Penn Speech & Debate

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Posted by pennforensics on February 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (2)

Hey All,


As you may have heard, we had an extraordinary time at states so I'll get straight to what you've all been waiting for ;)


Team Results

President's Sweepstakes - State Champion

Overall Sweepstakes - 3rd Place


Individual Sweepstakes Results

Individual Sweepstakes - 6th Place - Jackie Nikpour


Individual Results

After Dinner Speaking - State Champion - JiLon Li

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Pennsylvania State Results!

Posted by pennforensics on February 17, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Hey all!

I know you've been anxiously waiting for state results so I won't make you wait any longer. Our weekend was defined quite a bit by food. What between the weenie barn, Bloomin Thai, and Hibachi, quite an array of delicacies were sampled. Not to mention our fast and furious drive home was also exhilarating. But without further ado here are the results!


Team Sweepstakes

2nd Place President's Sweepstakes

4th Place Overall Sweep...

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West Chester Results

Posted by pennforensics on January 20, 2014 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Hey all!

I know you've all been waiting anxiously to learn results. We braved the cold and a bumpy bus ride but our first tournament of the new year was quite successful. Remember the only way to get better is to practice so keep doing that and I have every confidence that we'll rock future tournaments a hard if not harder than we did yesterday. So without further ado...


Team Sweepstakes 4th


JiLon Li - Impromptu Speaking Champion


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Seton Hall Results

Posted by pennforensics on November 10, 2013 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Hey all,

Yesterday was quite the tournament and quite the day. I am very proud of everyone on the team, and whether you learned something new, did better than you expected, or did better than before, I believe it was a success. These first tournaments, especially, are an opportunity to learn and grow. So without further ado...the results!


Team Sweepstakes - 5th Place


Matt Andrianowycz - Persuasive Speaking 3rd
JiLon Li - After Dinner ...

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Suffolk Results

Posted by pennforensics on October 27, 2013 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Hey all,

I am happy to report that our debut speech tournament at Suffolk was a success! Amid the lengthy drive, blustering winds, and fancy Italian food, we rocked Boston in ways not even the Red Socks could. So without further ado here are your results:


Team Sweepstakes - 3rd


Lucy Liu - Extemporaneous Speaking Champion

JiLon Li - After Dinner Speaking 2nd

Julia Hintlian - Extemporaneous Speaking 4th



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PA States Results!

Posted by pennforensics on February 17, 2013 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey all,

First off, I want to congratulate everyone who went to states. Your dedication and determination shined through. Everyone contributed points to our total which means that this fledgling victory was earned by every single member. Without further ado the results!


2nd Place Team Sweepstakes (President's Division)
5th Place Team Sweepstakes (Open Division)


2nd Place Impromptu - JiLon Li
3rd Place Parliamentary Debate - Aaron ...

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Trenton Debate Results

Posted by pennforensics on December 6, 2012 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

To all and everyone,
                                    Congratulations to Rohan Bopardikar, Briana Sainte, and Rupali Singhal for their 2-1 victory over the Trenton Central High School debate team. Both teams did an excellent job keeping the debate relevant and classy. We were wowed by the Trenton team's passion and rhetoric as well as their hospitality. Thanks to all for shining a brilliant light ...

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SNAFU Results

Posted by pennforensics on November 30, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey all,

First, I just want to send out a big thanks to all who made the tournament on Saturday possible especially Siteng Ma who planned and executed the event. All of your efforts were vital in making our first tournament in history a success. But now, what you've been waiting for SNAFU results!!!

Team Sweapstakes 4th
Sam Sye - 5th Prose
Lucy Liu - 5th Extemp
Saanya Ojha - 5th Persuasive
Ryan Chen - 6th Persuasive
Tim Cho ...

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Article: Seton Hall

Posted by pennforensics on November 30, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

A successful weekend for the Penn Speech and Debate team as they travelled to Seton Hall, New Jersey for their first two competitions. Despite the dreary weather and incoming Frankenstorm, the team kept their spirits high and battled hard against six other colleges.

On Saturday at the Seton Hall tournament, Penn earned 5th in Team Sweepstakes with 2nd in Impromptu Sales (Hyun-Soo Lim), 3rd in Impromp...

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Seton Hall Results

Posted by pennforensics on November 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey All!

I want to start off by saying that we had an amazing tournament and that it was truly an unforgettable experience in many ways with insane rising times, frenzied running, spanking, overall speech excellence, and a wonderful family dinner. But before I continue gushing, let's get to what you've been waiting for...results!



Team Sweepstakes 5th
Hyun-Soo Lim: Impromptu Sales 2nd
Lucy Liu: Impromptu 3rd
JiLon Li: Impromptu 4t...

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