Team Awards


The Story

The Winners

The Picket Fence Society

Tournaments are divided into "rounds" with each contestant being ranked from 1st place to last place in each round. A “picket fence” is achieving a first place ranking in all four rounds of a meet. Students who score a "picket fence" of straight "1" rankings get to write their names on the team's picket fence.


The Augie

Established in honor of Eric M. Augenstein '96 is given to a student that showed the most perseverance and dedication during the year.


The Blue and Gold Award

Award to the team member whose commitment and work ethic inspired other team members. Selected by fellow team members, it's given to the outstanding speaker of the year.


NFL 1000 Point Plus

Award to team members who accumulate 1000 or more points with the National Forensics League (NFL).