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by Jcrmoon42
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: History Bee & Bowl events
Topic: NHBB Reassuming MS & Elementary Divisions in 2018-19
Replies: 2
Views: 4436

Re: NHBB Reassuming MS & Elementary Divisions in 2018-19

Just saw this hadn't been answered. We will be running a similar format to previous years, including a qualifying exam and regional finals. These will be run in conjunction with the National Science Bee and an abbreviated Academic Bee.
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: US Academic Bee and Bowl is expanding!
Replies: 0
Views: 1571

US Academic Bee and Bowl is expanding!

International Academic Competitions (IAC) is pleased to announce that it will be organizing an expanded slate of US Academic Bee and Bowl (USABB) tournaments from January through May 2019, leading to the 4th annual USABB National Championships in June 2019. As was the case in 2018, the USABB Nation...
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: IAC Middle School/Elementary Season is now open!
Replies: 0
Views: 1408

IAC Middle School/Elementary Season is now open!

International Academic Competitions is proud to announce that the 2018-2019 Middle School and Elementary Division season is now under way! We hope that we will have the opportunity to see your young scholars at our competitions this season! Your students have the opportunity this season to compete ...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

We still need to get checks to a few of our recipients. If you are one such person or have personal contact with them, please let them know that they can contact David Madden at director@historybowl.com to give him a mailing address? Thank you!
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

As for whether or not certain players should be ranked in the freshman poll, it's tough to find a specific top three. Isak, William, Arjun, and Avinash are all great players who deserve to be in this discussion. I agree with Avinash that the field should be expanded to recognize all of these (and m...
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

Re: The idea that there should be a defined set of standards regarding what makes a "Player of the Year." This strikes me as similar to a baseball MVP discussion. I found this text from the MVP voter ballot: Dear Voter: There is no clear-cut definition of what Most Valuable means. It is up to the in...
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

Another thing we should look into next year is to have a larger nominating committee. We had 5 this year. Perhaps 10 is a better number. It also might be reasonable for there to be discussion here on who should be part of that committee.
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

Great discussion. Sorry I'm just catching up. As I am officially the spokesperson for the awards this year, I will chime in on some of the points brought up thus far. The nomination process is indeed closed. People that we deem as having had their finger on the pulse of the game in the past year are...
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 10675

2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

NHBB is once again delighted to sponsor the 7th annual National Quiz Bowl Awards for the 2017-2018 season. $2650 in prize money and plaques this year will go to recognize the nation's top students and coaches at the middle and high school level. The awards being given out this year are: 1. Top 9th g...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu May 10, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Middle School National Rankings Updated
Replies: 1
Views: 1868

Middle School National Rankings Updated

I have finally found time to update these through all matches currently reported at NAQT and HSQuizbowl. You can see our current Top 100 on this page . We have used a combination of PPB adjusted for question set difficulty. For tournaments in which PPB were not used or three-part bonuses were not us...
by Jcrmoon42
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2018 Tri-State Academic Bee and Bowl - May 6, Ridgewood HS
Replies: 0
Views: 1365

2018 Tri-State Academic Bee and Bowl - May 6, Ridgewood HS

The US Academic Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that the 2018 Tri-State Academic Bee and Bowl will be held on Sunday, May 6 at Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, NJ. Please see the website for the tournament schedule . This tournament features both team (i.e. Academic Bowl) and individual stude...
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 17627

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

NHBB is announcing that the Hudson Valley Championships will be held at Thayer Hall at the US Military Academy at West Point on April 7. This tournament will include a dedicated Middle School division in the Bowl. If you have questions regarding this tournament, please contact Tournament Coordinator...
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: History Bee & Bowl events
Topic: NHBB Nationals Wild Card Policy
Replies: 0
Views: 1955

NHBB Nationals Wild Card Policy

The National History Bee and Bowl will be holding its 2018 National Championships on April 27-29 in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC, which is just 3 or 4 weeks away from when the following tournaments will be held: 1. KY History Bee & Bowl State Championships - March 31, Woodford County HS, Versail...
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings
Replies: 10
Views: 3534

Re: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings

I have a system of my own for rankings that's purely on the NAQT MS sets. I look at the 12 teams I have so far and rank therm from 12(best) - 1(worst) on 3 things, which are 1. Powers (in 9 Games, so if they played 7, I divide their powers by 7 and multiply the Powers per Game (which should really ...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings
Replies: 10
Views: 3534

Re: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings

You are hitting on one of the reasons that we have explored adjusted PPG as a viable statistic. I think there is a path where that makes sense, but it will take more time and data.
by Jcrmoon42
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings
Replies: 10
Views: 3534

Re: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings

Every set we find posted either here or at NAQT is included. We will happily include any other results that are made available to us! Of course, sample size will definitely play a role here as it does in a tournament. The theory is that better PPB equals deeper knowledge, but that may or may not res...
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings
Replies: 10
Views: 3534

IAC announces Middle School all-subject team rankings

In an effort to grow and recognize Middle School academic competition, International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that it has begun ranking the top Middle School all-subject quiz bowl teams in the United States. In addition, the IAC is working to grow the US Academic Bee and Bowl and...
by Jcrmoon42
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: North Carolina 2017-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 7903

Re: North Carolina 2017-2018

NHBB is happy to announce our first Piedmont Region NHBB to be held at Lake Norman Charter School, north of Charlotte, on February 3.
by Jcrmoon42
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 17627

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

NHBB has confirmed a date for our Bergen County tournament. This will be held on January 28 at Tenafly High and will be on our C Set of questions.

You can register from the link on this page

Please make note that this is a Sunday tournament.
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: North Carolina 2017-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 7903

Re: North Carolina 2017-2018

National History Bee and Bowl will be holding the North Carolina State Championships at East Chapel Hill High School on March 3.
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 16917

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

NHBB has added the Massachusetts State Championships at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, MA on Saturday, February 3.
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 17627

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

NHBB has scheduled the Mid-Atlantic Championships at Princeton University on March 10
by Jcrmoon42
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Admiral Invitational @ Farragut HS 11/18/2017 Knoxville, TN
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

Re: Admiral Invitational @ Farragut HS 11/18/2017 Knoxville,

Great job today, Kevin and Katherine! You pulled off the challenging task of running your first tournament and finishing more or less on schedule with only a couple of real hiccups during the day. People seemed happy on their way home, and that is better than many of us who have run tournaments can ...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Louisiana 2017-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4153

Re: Louisiana 2017-2018

Also, coming up quickly, NHBB has scheduled a tournament at Zachary High, outside Baton Rouge, on December 2.
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 16917

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

NHBB has added a Vermont tournament at Burlington High on February 17
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 17627

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

NHBB has added a New York tournament at White Plains on MLK Day, January 15.
by Jcrmoon42
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: History Bee & Bowl events
Topic: Houston History Bowl
Replies: 1
Views: 2483

Re: Houston History Bowl

Just want to make sure that everybody knows that this has been postponed! It was in conflict with another tournament, and we'd rather not do that when possible. We are looking to reschedule for later in the year and will post when we have a new date.
by Jcrmoon42
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 16917

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

Added NHBB tournament for November 18.

Boston Area Fall NHBB at Salem Academy Charter School.

Registration details and a link to register on this page
by Jcrmoon42
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: South Carolina 2017-18
Replies: 7
Views: 3403

Re: South Carolina 2017-18

Jcrmoon42 wrote:South Carolina NHBB tournament on February 10 at North Greenville University
Registration available on this page
by Jcrmoon42
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 24075

Re: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread

Additional NHBB updates:
February 3 - Maryland NHBB - River Hill High, Clarksville, MD, Southwest of Baltimore (B Set)
March 10 - Virginia NHBB State Championships - UVA (A Set)
March 11 - Capital Region NHBB Championships - Centennial High, Ellicott City, MD (A Set)

Registration on this page
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 24075

Re: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread

Maryland US Academic Bee and Bowl scheduled at Centennial High in Ellicott City, west of Baltimore, on March 3. This is a Middle School and Elementary School tournament. This tournament also features the D Set version of the Middle School and Elementary National Qualifying Exam for the Internationa...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Maryland USABB - Centennial High, Ellicott City - March 3
Replies: 0
Views: 903

Maryland USABB - Centennial High, Ellicott City - March 3

Maryland US Academic Bee and Bowl scheduled at Centennial High in Ellicott City, west of Baltimore, on March 3. This tournament also features the D Set version of the Middle School and Elementary National Qualifying Exam for the International Geography Bee and US Geography Olympiad For questions, c...
by Jcrmoon42
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: South Carolina 2017-18
Replies: 7
Views: 3403

Re: South Carolina 2017-18

South Carolina NHBB tournament on February 10 at North Greenville University
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Western Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Quizbowl in Nevada/Utah/New Mexico/Colorado/Nebraska/Wyoming
Replies: 17
Views: 7656

Re: Quizbowl in Nevada/Utah/New Mexico/Colorado/Nebraska/Wyo

Plenty of History Bowl in the region:
February 24 - Ed W. Clark High, Las Vegas, NV (C Set)
March 10 - Manzano High, Albuquerque (C Set)

Working on tournaments in Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska as well.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Iowa 2017-18 - Mirrors wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Re: Iowa 2017-18 - Mirrors wanted

Since nobody has set up another Iowa board for tournaments, I'll just use this one. Hope you don't mind!

NHBB will be in Iowa twice this year:
January 6 - Eastern Iowa - Davenport Central High (C Set)
March 3 - Iowa State Championships - Waukee High (A Set)
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Kentucky 2017-18
Replies: 9
Views: 4739

Re: Kentucky 2017-18

We've moved the Glasgow NHBB tournament to January 13.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Louisiana 2017-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4153

Re: Louisiana 2017-2018

sgoebel wrote:Are you still looking for a host for the event or is the date the unknown factor right now?
At the moment still trying to solidify a host. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Marshall Mullins at marshall@historybowl.com. He is handling that tournament. Thanks for asking!
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Pennsylvania Tournaments 2017-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 6417

Re: Pennsylvania Tournaments 2017-2018

Adding this one as it is just outside PA:
January 6 - Delaware, Wilmington Friends School (C Set)
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Western Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Texas '17-'18
Replies: 6
Views: 3488

Re: Texas '17-'18

Two NHBB tournaments scheduled in Texas thus far:

(Houston was re-scheduled due to a conflict with another tournament)
February 17 - Texas State Championships - University of Texas, Austin

We are working on two more and would love to find a San Antonio host as well.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Iowa 2017-18
Replies: 2
Views: 1789

Re: Iowa 2017-18

Two NHBB Tournaments in Iowa this year:

January 6 - Eastern Iowa - Davenport Central High (C Set)
March 3 - Iowa State Championships - Waukee High (A Set)
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 2017-18
Replies: 15
Views: 5536

Re: Missouri 2017-18

NHBB in Missouri on February 24 at Webster Groves High in St. Louis on our B-Set.

There will also be a C-Set tournament just across the border in Piasa, IL on December 16 at Southwestern High.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 24075

Re: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread

NHBB Tournaments:
December 2 - Washington, DC - St. Anselm's Abbey School (C Set)
February 10 - Northern VA - Thomas Jefferson HS - Alexandria (B Set)
More to come

Registration on this page
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Pennsylvania Tournaments 2017-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 6417

Re: Pennsylvania Tournaments 2017-2018

PA NHBB Tournaments:

January 20 - Western PA - South Side Area High, Hookstown (C Set)
January 27 - Eastern PA - Wyoming Area Secondary Center, Exeter (C Set)
February 10 - PA States - Great Valley High, Malvern (B Set)
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 17627

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

New York/New Jersey NHBB dates to this point: October 28 - Northern New Jersey - Seton Hall University (C Set) October 29 - Upper Hudson - Bethlehem Central High, Delmar (C Set) November 18 - Western New York - The Nichols School, Buffalo (C Set) December 9 - Greater Syracuse - Fayetteville-Manlius ...
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 16917

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

NHBB Tournaments in New England:

October 21 - New Hampshire - Hanover High
March 3 - Connecticut - Newtown High, Sandy Hook
March 31 - NE Championships - ConVal Regional High, Peterborough, NH

Two Boston area tournaments in the works and hoping for one in Maine this year as well.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: South Carolina 2017-18
Replies: 7
Views: 3403

Re: South Carolina 2017-18

NHBB is hoping to have a SC tournament or two this year but don't have a host yet.

For western teams, you may be interested in our January 15 (MLK Day) tournament just across the border north of Augusta at Greenbrier High
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tennessee 2017-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6231

Re: Tennessee 2017-2018

NHBB will be holding six tournaments this year in Tennessee: November 11 - Liberty Tech, Jackson (C Set) December 2 - Heritage High, Ringgold, GA (C Set) December 9 - Cumberland University, Lebanon (C Set) January 20 - Lausanne Collegiate, Memphis (B Set) January 27 - Oak Ridge High (B Set) March 17...
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tennessee 2017-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6231

Re: Tennessee 2017-2018

There is a lot of good work going on in Tennessee right now. It is just so difficult to unite the state due to sheer size. It is nearly 400 miles from Knoxville to Memphis, and that won't even get you all the way across the state. Still, there are quite a few people trying to get things going, and i...
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2017-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 13191

Re: Alabama 2017-2018

NHBB Coming to Spain Park on March 10, 2018.

Would love to get one going in North Alabama as well.
by Jcrmoon42
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Kentucky 2017-18
Replies: 9
Views: 4739

Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Three NHBB Tournaments coming to Kentucky this year:

December 9 - Johnson Central
January 13 - Glasgow
March 31 - Woodford County (Versailles)