Forensics team wins the Pacific University Tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team won the Pacific University online tournament on October 24 and 25, 2020.  The team defeated 17 schools from 11 states in combined speech and debate, including regional and national rivals including Arizona State University, Lewis & Clark College, Mississippi State University, the University of Alaska and Weber…

Whitworth Forensics takes first in Louisiana tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team won the Bossier-Parrish Community College Tournament, held February 14-16, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The team won the speech tournament against 12 schools and took third place in the debate tournament. This led the Arguing Bucs to an overall first place standing in the tournament sweepstakes…

Arguing Bucs take second at Linfield


The Whitworth University Forensics Team competed well at the Linfield College tournament in McMinnville, Oregon this past weekend.  The Arguing Bucs took second place out of 29 schools from six states including Carroll College, Linfield College, Oregon State University, the University of Idaho and the University of Oregon. The team…

Arguing Bucs start 2019-20 season strong at Lewis & Clark


The Whitworth University Forensics team started the season with a bang at the Lewis & Clark tournament this weekend in Portland, Oregon.  The Arguing Bucs brought home 20 speech awards and eight debate awards.  The team took second place overall out of 28 schools from six states in combined speech and…

Whitworth takes third at national debate tournament


The Whitworth University Forensics team closed its season at the International Public Debate Association National Tournament held at LSU-Shreveport on April 14-16, 2019.   At the national tournament, Whitworth took third out of 40 schools from 13 states and the United Kingdom.  Whitworth finished ahead of national and regional rivals including Colorado Christian…

Arguing Bucs take third at Arkansas Tech University


The Arguing Bucs competed well at the Arkansas Tech University tournament the weekend of February 23rd -24th in Russellville, AR.  The team took third place out of 11 schools in the debate competition and finished ahead of national rivals including the University of Arkansas-Monticello, University of North Texas and the…

Arguing Bucs do well at Western Washington University


The Arguing Bucs competed well at the Western Washington University tournament this past weekend in Bellingham, WA. The team took third place out of 12 schools in the speech competition. (The overall tournament results combining speech and debate are still being calculated - we will likely be third of 25…

The Arguing Bucs do it again at Linfield!


The Arguing Bucs took second place out of 30 schools at the 88th annual Mahaffey tournament at Linfield College this past weekend. The team brought home 20 speech awards and nine debate awards. The team finished ahead of regional rivals including Gonzaga University, Idaho State University, Lewis & Clark College,…
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