Host location: South Carolina
Address: 300 Albemarle Road, Charleston, South Carolina 29407
Question Set: NAQT Invitational Series #179
Field cap: 24 teams
Porter-Gaud School is very pleased to announce the First Annual Porter-Gaud Invitational on 23 February 2019. Any high school, public or private, may register a maximum of two teams; the field will be capped, if necessary, at 24 teams (22 open spots). The qualifying tournament will utilize NAQT Packet IS-179 and is registered as a National qualifier. We must count on collegial staffing from invited teams and offer discounted participation.
Registration is due by Monday 4 February 2019 or until the field is complete.
Default maximum individual team size = 6 players (i.e. School #1 Team A: 6 players, Team B: 6 players).
Default minimum team size = 4 players.
Toss-up questions will count 10pts.
Neg5 penalties will apply.
Bonus questions will count 5pts each.
Bonus questions will ‘bounce’ if incorrect (should the incorrect response, or no answer, be given on a bonus, the opposite team will be allowed an attempt.
Math questions are included in the NAQT packet.
Though we will send a finalized version via a Pre-Tournament Packet in February, the tournament can be painted with these broad strokes:
Fees per school,
$60 per team.
Two team discount = $110.
Buzzer system provided: $10 discount.
Reader provided: $10 discount.
Scorer provided: $10 discount.
Tournament entries close Monday 4 February or when the field is full.
Meal tickets for lunch on campus may be purchased for $5. Please advise should you prefer a vegetarian option. A light welcome breakfast will be provided.
Tournament T-Shirts will also be available for advanced purchase for $15; the design and order form will be included in your February pre-Tournament communique.
Full details will be included in your pre-tournament communique. We are looking forward to establishing this tournament as a February constant here in Charleston. Sign up via NAQT; please contact Chris Greenwell with any questions. Thank you for your interest.