Patterns Pattern A Extemp Persuasion POI Poetry ADS DUO Pattern B Impromptu Informative Prose DI CA **Rules for all Individual Events are consistent with AFA rule descriptions. However NFA impromptu prompts will be followed: Saturday—Rd 1 (quotations), Rd 2 (proverbs), Finals (quotations in context) Sunday—Rd 1 (quotations), Rd 2 (single word), Quotation by NFA Hall of Fame Member ENTRIES: Event entries per team are unlimited, though teams entering large numbers in certain events might anticipate competing against teammates in prelims. Students may enter no more than THREE events per bracket. All entries will be made online at http://www.speechwire.com/ AWARDS: Awards will be presented to finalists in all events. Team sweepstakes awards will be given to the top five schools. Sweepstakes points will be given for points accumulated in final rounds only. Quadrathon awards will be given to the top five students. A student may enter quadrathon by entering any combination of four events. FEES: Fees are $8.00 per entry. Each judge will cover six (6) slots. Uncovered slots are $10.00 each. Entry Fees will be assessed as of Wednesday, February 6 at 12:00 noon. Drops made after noon on February 6 will be assessed $5.00 per dropped slot. Drops made at registration will be assessed $10.00 fee per slot and $50.00 per dropped judge. Please make checks for UWEC payable to Pi Kappa Delta, and checks for Ripon payable to Ripon College Forensics. QUESTIONS: For questions regarding the Wisconsin Love Fest, contact Karen Morris at (715) 836-3305 or e-mail at [email protected] For questions regarding the Red Hawk Invitational, contact Brianne Giese at (920) 748-8152 or [email protected] ACCOMMODATIONS: Most of the hotels are all in the same area and within walking distance from each other. Holiday Inn – Campus Area Official Love Fest Hotel 2703 Craig Rd. (715) 835-2211 www.holidayinn.com Days Inn West 6319 Truax Lane Eau Claire, WI 54703 (715) 874-5550 (800) 950-4850 Fax: (715) 874-6101 Ask for special rates for LOVEFEST. 70.00 single and 79.00 for 2-4 persons Tax Exemption is available for Wisconsin Schools and Out of State Private Schools but not Out of State Public Schools To guarantee availability, make reservations by Jan. 31, 2015 Hampton Inn 2622 Craig Road Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 833-0003 Fax: (715) 833-0915 Comfort Inn of Eau Claire 3117 Craig Road Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 833-9798 Fax: (715) 833-9798 Other Area Hotels: Days Inn (715) 835-2242 or (800) 528-1234 Exel Inn (715) 834-3193 Quality Inn (715) 834-6611 or (800) 228-5151 Plaza Hotel (715) 834-3181 or (800) 482-7829 Best Western Trail Lodge (715) 838-9989 DIRECTIONS: GETTING TO THE HOTELS: From I-94, take Exit 65 and turn right onto Rt. 37. At the second set of traffic lights, turn left. Hotels are all in this area. GETTING TO THE TOURNAMENT: Take Clairemont Avenue west (away from the highway). You will go through two lights and under a pedestrian bridge. At the third set of lights, take a right. STAY IN THIS LANE! It will curve twice to the right. This takes you to State St. At the bottom of the State St. Hill, turn left at the first street you come to. You may park in Davies Lot, some of Phillips Lot, and all of Hibbard Lot. UWEC does not ticket on Saturday or Sunday. More information is available at: http://www.uwec.edu/parking/.