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Madison Regional Contest Information

  • Contest information for the Madison regional contest, including accessibility, schedule, and project submission.

 

Contest Information

Where:
Pyle Center - 702 Langdon St - All Competition Categories, Award Ceremony, Information Desk, Judges' Room and Contest "HQ"

Parking: 
State Street Campus Garage ($8 weekends) 415 N. Lake Street
Helen C. White Garage - Lot 6 ($15/day) 600 N. Park Street
Lake and Johnson Ramp - Lot 46 (Rates vary) 301 N. Lake Street 

Contest Program and Map

Papers

Junior

Breaking Barriers: The Treatment of Mental Illness - Sarah G. 
Joshua Glover and Sherman Booth - William M..
“Little Girls Don’t Play Football”: How Michelle Akers and Title IX Changed Soccer and the World - Elsa F.
Roberto Clemente: Breaking Barriers for Latinos in Major League Baseball and Beyond - Jeanna KB.
Justice Thurgood Marshall - Breaking Barriers - Aharon S.
A Labor Strike Turned To Bloodshed - Jayden W.

Senior

Ollie Greene's Historic Response - Violet H. 
Solidarity and the Fall of Communism in Poland - Lilliana DL.
Vel Phillips: Breaking Racial Barriers - Trinity F.
Anna May Wong's Destruction of Hollywood's Racial Barriers - Meghan M.
Nummi - Breaking Trade and Cultural Barriers in the Automotive World - Pope K.
William Lloyd Garrison: Deliverance from Slavery - Mariana A.
Becoming Centaurs of the Spirit: The Horse and the Comanche Trade Empire - Stephen K.
Wallace Turnage's Journey to Freedom - Liv A.
Breaking Barriers: Rosalie Edge - Abigail L.
“A Different Purpose”: The Navajo Code Talkers of World War II - Abigail O.
Massacre At Mỹ Lai: The 504 Lives, and What They Mean - Min T.

Websites

Junior Individual

Yuri Gagarin - The Man Who Broke The Sky - Sree S.
Dickey Chapelle: Breaking Barriers of Gender Equity - Hailey J.
Women's Rights - Amelia P.
Together Beyond Earth: How the ISS Brought Countries Together to Break the Barriers to Life in Space - Timon C.
The Navajo Code Talkers - Lilah H.
The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment - Aydin R.
Wright Brothers - Seamus S.
Fred Korematsu and the Fight for Freedom - Claire T.

Junior Group

Birmingham Children’s March: Breaking Barriers for Civil Rights - Will, Tyler
The D-Day Invasion: Breaking the Atlantic Barrier - Brady, Grayson, Hunter
Edward R. Murrow vs. Joseph McCarthy - Nathan, Parker
Father Groppi: Breaking Barriers from North to South - Nate, Merritt

Senior Individual

The Wisconsin Idea: A University Serving the Public - Anna B. 
Barriers Broken in Medical Science - Samantha H.
Gaylord Nelson: Earth's New Day - Amber T.
Medical Prodigy: How Cordelia Harvey Broke Medical and Influential Barriers in History - Bailey W.
David Fairchild: Breaking Barriers for Plant Introduction - Alan K.
Breaking Barriers, Smashing Code: Life  Legacy of Elizebeth Smith Friedman - Mara G.

Senior Group

Billy Clubs and Barricades on Bascom Hill at UW Madison: How the Dow Riot’s Vietnam War Protesters Overcame Fear and Redefined Patriotism - Aidan, Simon 
Kazimierz Piechowski, The Great Escape - Cambell, Reece, Kindyl

Results

Junior

Junior Individual Exhibit
STS-71/ Mir: A Warm Handshake Ends the Cold War - Wilson K.
The Maiden Voyage: First All Female Sailing Team Competes in the Whitbread Round the World Race - Sophie N.
Beyond Baseball: How Jackie Robinson Broke Business and Political Barriers - Jordan M.
Alternate: Arthur Ashe, Champion - Ezra R.

Junior Group Exhibit
Arthur Ashe: Battling Racism & HIV Through Tennis - Aakash, Grant
The Equal Rights Amendment: Attempting to Break Barriers for Women - Annelise, Emily
A Revolution in Work...Rosie the Riveter - Anya, Sripada
Alternate: Breaking Violent Barriers with the Forward Pass - Graham, Landon 

Junior Papers
“Little Girls Don’t Play Football”: How Michelle Akers and Title IX Changed Soccer and the World - Elsa F.
Justice Thurgood Marshall - Breaking Barriers - Aharon S.
Roberto Clemente: Breaking Barriers for Latinos in Major League Baseball and Beyond - Jeana KB.
Alternate: Joshua Glover and Sherman Booth - William M.

Junior Individual Documentary
Bill Russell - The Man who changed Basketball - Eeshan A.
Alice Paul: A Vote for Women's Equality - Krin B.
Katia and Maurice Krafft: Breaking Barriers in Volcanology - Madeline B.
Alternate: Charles Darwin - Ava B.

Junior Group Documentary
Starving to Vote: Alice Paul - Litzy, Oliphia
Mills vs. Board of Education: Breaking Barriers for Special Education - Lorelie, Nevaeh
The History Of The Respirator: An Overlooked Breakthrough - Sean, Wafi K.
Alternate: The Green River Killer: Breaking Barriers in Criminal DNA Technology - Caitlyn, Madeline

Junior Individual Performance
Susan B. Anthony: Breaking Barriers in Nineteenth-Century America - Allie R.
Lorraine Hansberry Breaking the Barriers of Racism and Sexism - Emma M.
Robert Johnson: The story behind the legend - Charlie MVS.
Alternate: The White Rose Society: Breaking the Barrier of Nazi Oppression - Claire H.

Junior Group Performance
The Stonewall Riots: Breaking Barriers for LGBTQ Rights - Gavin, Kylee, Taylor, Zoe
The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Breaking Barriers Between East and West - Ella, McKenzie
Susan B. Anthony: An Illegal Vote? - Addison, Adela, Daisy, Samantha
Alternate: Equal Pay Act: Breaking Gender Barriers - Chyler, Pearlie

Junior Individual Website
Together Beyond Earth: How the ISS brought countries together to break the barriers to life in space - Timon C.
The Navajo Code Talkers - Lilah H.
The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment - Aydin R.
Alternate: Wright Brothers - Seamus S.

Junior Group Website
Birmingham Children’s March: Breaking Barriers for Civil Rights - Tyler, Will
The D-Day Invasion: Breaking the Atlantic Barrier - Brady, Grayson, Hunter
Father Groppi: Breaking Barriers from North to South
Alternate: Edward R. Murrow vs. Joseph McCarthy - Nathan, Parker

Senior

Senior Individual Exhibits
The Eight-Hour Movement: Breaking Barriers Between Employer and Employee - Lily S.
Silos: Forage Forth in Farming - Cayden K.
Influential Aviators - Amelia R.
Alternate: Mendez vs. Westminster: School Segregation - Heather C.

Senior Group Exhibit
The National Impact of WISConservation - Abigail, Natalie
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League - Alexandra, Emma
Toni Stone - Aubrey, Reagan
Alternate: The Silenced None Spain’s Biggest Prodigy - Evelyn, Maria

Senior Papers
Nummi - Breaking Trade and Cultural Barriers in the Automotive World - Pope K.
Becoming Centaurs of the Spirit: The Horse and the Comanche Trade Empire - Stephen K.
Breaking Barriers: Rosalie Edge - Abigail L.
Alternate: Anna May Wong's Destruction of Hollywood's Racial Barriers - Meghan M.

Senior Individual Documentary
The Manhattan Project: The Innovative and Horrific Program that broke both Scientific and Ethical Barriers - Grace S.
The Alaskan Highway: One Step Down the Road to Civil Rights - Loma S.
A March Before the Rainbow: How Christopher Street Liberation Day Broke Societal Barriers in the Mentality Surrounding the LGBT Community - Charlotte C
Alternate: W.E.B. Du Bois Fighting For Our Rights - Kiyem O.

Senior Group Documentary
The All-American Home - Edie, Sophie
Miracle On Ice - Lauren, Siena
Redefining Patriotism: The Vietnam Draft Resistance - Aviva, Max
Alternate: Breaking Barriers: Vietnam War Protests On The UW-Madison Campus

Senior Individual Performance
Bly Breaks Barriers - Libbie LR.
Breaking the Atlantic Wall - Mitchell T.
Lewis Carroll: Breaking Barriers - Madeline H.
Alternate: Stonewall Riots of 1969: Why Do They Matter? - Matt Z.

Senior Group Performance
Special Olympics: Providing Opportunities - Emma, Zoe

Senior Individual Website
Medical Prodigy: How Cordelia Harvey Broke Medical and Influential Barriers in History - Bailey W.
Breaking Barriers, Smashing Code: Life & Legacy of Elizebeth Smith Friedman - Mara G.
David Fairchild: Breaking Barriers for Plant Introduction - Alan K.
Alternate: Barriers Broken in Medical Science - Samantha H.

Senior Group Website
Kazimierz Piechowski, The Great Escape - Cambell, Kindyl, Kilar
Billy Clubs and Barricades on Bascom Hill at UW Madison: How the Dow Riot’s Vietnam War Protesters Overcame Fear and Redefined Patriotism - Aidan, Simon