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by ScoBo
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 2 at Columbia College
Replies: 0
Views: 51

2019 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 2 at Columbia College

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance invites all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the twelfth annual NAQT Missouri Qualifier on March 2, 2019 on the main campus of Columbia College in Columbia. As one of MOQBA's flagship events, this tournament regularly features a divers...
by ScoBo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 8, Columbia College (Columbia, MO)
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Re: 2018 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 8, Columbia College (Columbia, MO)

After round 10, St. Joseph Central, Hallsville A, and Louisiana each had one loss in a set of evenly matched superplayoff games: Hallsville won by 10 points over Louisiana in round 8, Louisiana won by 5 points over Central in round 9, and Central won by 15 points over Hallsville in round 10. This se...
by ScoBo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 4597

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

MSHSAA: Age - Senior High: A student shall not have reached the age of 19 prior to July 1 preceding the opening of school. If a student reaches the age of 19 on or following July 1, the student may be considered eligible for the upcoming school year. Semesters - Grades 9-12: A student shall not part...
by ScoBo
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 8, Columbia College (Columbia, MO)
Replies: 2
Views: 610

2018 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 8, Columbia College (Columbia, MO)

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the MOQBA Fall Championship on December 8, 2018 at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. As this is one of MOQBA's flagship events, we expect to host a geographically diverse field and encourage high school teams from ev...
by ScoBo
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Old Archived Packets Broken Links
Replies: 4
Views: 1279

Re: Old Archived Packets Broken Links

Thanks for reporting this. I have fixed what I can, but I'll need Dan to double check that all of the files are properly readable by the database.
by ScoBo
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tourney List - '18 edition - Updatedx2
Replies: 30
Views: 6633

Re: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tournament List - '18 edition

InfinitePeng wrote:Don't see the Savannah Invitational [...] results listed.

http://savqb.me
Note that this tournament has historically used bouncebacks, which NAQT's stats indicate was the case for this year's tournament. If that's true, the linked stats don't have bounceback points separated.
by ScoBo
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2018 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 3 at Columbia College
Replies: 1
Views: 1420

Re: 2018 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 3 at Columbia Colle

After round 9, Ladue A, Hallsville, Central (St. Joseph), and Hickman A advanced to the superplayoffs, while the remaining championship tier teams played round 10 placement games. Ladue A and Central were both undefeated going into their scheduled round 11 game, effectively setting up a best of thre...
by ScoBo
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 MO Pre-Nationals Tournament - May 12, Columbia College
Replies: 0
Views: 755

2018 MO Pre-Nationals Tournament - May 12, Columbia College

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Pre-Nationals Tournament on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. The Pre-Nationals Tournament will use the 2018 Prison Bowl XI question set written and edited by the Hunter College High Schoo...
by ScoBo
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2018 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 3 at Columbia College
Replies: 1
Views: 1420

2018 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 3 at Columbia College

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance invites all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the eleventh annual NAQT Missouri Qualifier on March 3, 2018 on the main campus of Columbia College in Columbia. As one of MOQBA's flagship events, this tournament regularly features a diver...
by ScoBo
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 9 at Columbia College
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

Re: 2017 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 9 at Columbia Colleg

After round 9, Central High School from St. Joseph, Hallsville A, Helias Catholic A, and Washington A advanced to the superplayoffs, while the remaining championship tier teams played round 10 placement games. After round 11, Central, Helias A, and Hallsville A each had one loss, setting up a two st...
by ScoBo
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana EARly November Tournament (LEARNT) - 12/16/2017
Replies: 2
Views: 706

Re: Louisiana EARly November Tournament (LEARNT) - 12/16/201

As this post is mostly directed at out of state teams (I've also posted an announcement on the Missouri quizbowl forums), keep in mind that MSHSAA rules will apply at this tournament; recognition by name, deferral by name on bonuses, etc. Also note that any out of state teams interested in this tou...
by ScoBo
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 9 at Columbia College
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

2017 MOQBA Fall Championship - Dec. 9 at Columbia College

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the MOQBA Fall Championship on December 9, 2017 at Columbia College in Columbia, MO. As this is one of MOQBA's flagship events, we expect to host a geographically diverse field and encourage high school teams from every co...
by ScoBo
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: Approximately 20 high school house writes have been announce
Replies: 22
Views: 7663

Re: Approximately 20 high school house writes have been anno

Yes, please do this! As the president of an organization that had some trouble finding sets for fall tournaments last year (which is never helped by losing access to half of the NAQT sets because of the MSHSAA series), I'm glad to see more sets available in the fall semester compared to last year an...
by ScoBo
Fri May 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event
Replies: 53
Views: 16894

Re: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event

We are near the scrimmage desk! I'm wearing a white shirt and holding my laptop. Might I suggest people organizing side events consider the magnitude of the cleanup tasks the people at the scrimmage desk are trying to coordinate and pick a better spot that doesn't interfere with official tournament...
by ScoBo
Thu May 18, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Help with HSQBRank & 2x check this tournament list please!
Replies: 26
Views: 8883

Re: Help with HSQBRank & 2x check this tournament list pleas

MOQBA tournaments I didn't see in the list, although it looks like most may have reasons why they're not in the list: Houston Fall Tournament [IS-160] (not usable because of lack of PPB?) Centralia Autumn [VTACO] (CAAT isn't the same as CATT, right? Not usable without combined stats?) Pilot Grove [G...
by ScoBo
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 4 @ WWU (Fulton)
Replies: 1
Views: 1157

Re: 2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 4 @ WWU (Fulton)

After round 9, Washington A, Rock Bridge B, Washington B, and St. Joseph Central advanced to the superplayoffs, while the remaining championship tier teams played round 10 placement games. Following round 11, Washington A, Central, and Washington B were tied at 2-1; Rock Bridge B was 0-3 and took ho...
by ScoBo
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 4 @ WWU (Fulton)
Replies: 1
Views: 1157

2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 4 @ WWU (Fulton)

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance invites all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the 2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which will be held at William Woods University in Fulton on March 4, 2017. Please note that this is a different location from previous Qualifiers. The NAQT ...
by ScoBo
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Improving pricing entry on the tournament database
Replies: 3
Views: 2612

Improving pricing entry on the tournament database

This has been quite a busy summer for me, so I didn't have any time to make enhancements to the tournament database. I received some feedback earlier this week asking for a moderator discount to be added as a default option for tournaments. Staff discounts as a default has been requested several tim...
by ScoBo
Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: A Culture of Improvement Skype Mirror - Sunday, 8/14/16
Replies: 6
Views: 2811

Re: A Culture of Improvement Skype Mirror - Sunday, 8/14/16

I'm definitely interested. At this point this date works great for me and I'm excited that I might finally get to play one of these sets!
by ScoBo
Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 5 at Columbia College
Replies: 1
Views: 2140

Re: 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 5 at Columbia Colle

Thank you once again to the 36 teams that attended the 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier on Saturday, making it the largest Qualifier to date! We hope that you enjoyed participating in the tournament as much as we enjoyed directing it! After round 9, Hickman A, Washington B, Washington A, and Rock Bridge...
by ScoBo
Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 5 at Columbia College
Replies: 1
Views: 2140

2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 5 at Columbia College

Cross-posting from the Missouri Quizbowl Message Board . Updates, including the current field, will be updated there more frequently than here. The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance invites all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which will ...
by ScoBo
Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 NASAT: June 18-19 @ University of Kentucky
Replies: 56
Views: 39025

Re: 2016 NASAT: June 18-19 @ University of Kentucky

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance will once again be sponsoring Team Missouri at the 2016 NASAT. As we have at every NASAT to date, we look forward to rewarding Missouri's All-Stars with a weekend of exceptional quizbowl competition between each state's finest students.
by ScoBo
Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Tricon: The Next Generation
Replies: 50
Views: 21844

Re: Tricon: The Next Generation

Cheynem wrote:I have submitted it for approval to quizbowlpackets.com now; I might be doing this wrong though. as I thought I did this last week. It definitely said the packets would appear once approved though.
Sorry about this - it looks like I ignored the original notification. They're available here.
by ScoBo
Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: New tournament database for all quizbowl events
Replies: 14
Views: 25276

Re: New tournament database for all quizbowl events

Dan and I have finally deployed the latest update to the database. There aren't really any major new public facing features, but here are the primary changes that have been completed: - Admins can now merge duplicate tournament and question set entries. If you find any duplicate entries that need to...
by ScoBo
Sun Sep 13, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open
Replies: 23
Views: 9295

Re: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open

Xochiquetzal wrote:
Mike Bentley wrote:The questions have been posted.
This appears not to be true, or if it is I don't see the set on the collegiate section of the packet archive.
The files uploaded to that entry have been approved... sorry for the delay
by ScoBo
Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open
Replies: 23
Views: 9295

Re: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open

I would definitely be interested in playing this set sometime, whether it be at a site closer to me or online. I never got a chance to play Questions Concerning Technology and have specifically avoided looking at it in case I somehow got an opportunity to play it against others who also haven't see...
by ScoBo
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open
Replies: 23
Views: 9295

Re: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open

I am definitely interested in playing this online.
by ScoBo
Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quizbowl Resource Database enhancements and requests
Replies: 2
Views: 2273

Quizbowl Resource Database enhancements and requests

After almost two years of slow progress, I think I FINALLY have this entry merging functionality done! There unfortunately won't be many public facing changes in this next release, but at least we'll be able to finally go through and more easily clean up duplicates and other clutter from the databas...
by ScoBo
Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Proposal: Quizbowl Team Contact DB and Staffer DB
Replies: 3
Views: 2216

Re: Proposal: Quizbowl Team Contact DB and Staffer DB

These are both things I've wanted to add to the Quizbowl Resource Center Database for years. Unfortunately, development on the database has stalled for nearly two years from a combination of not having many free weekends, making tournament/question set entry merging much more complex than it could h...
by ScoBo
Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NASAT: June 13-14 @ Ohio State
Replies: 37
Views: 31650

Re: 2015 NASAT: June 13-14 @ Ohio State

I'm maintaining live Google scoresheets for Team Missouri here. I assume Illinois is doing the same, but I don't know the link.

It looks like stats are being updated here.
by ScoBo
Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NASAT: June 13-14 @ Ohio State
Replies: 37
Views: 31650

Re: 2015 NASAT: June 13-14 @ Ohio State

The last three years, thanks to the free Wi-Fi in the Ohio State game rooms, I have kept unofficial score for Team Missouri's games in a Google Spreadsheet. Before last year's NASAT, I added a bunch of fancy formulas that display the current tossup number and score in the top row, track possible poi...
by ScoBo
Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: On Introducing Good Quizbowl
Replies: 10
Views: 3611

Re: On Introducing Good Quizbowl

Everything I was going to suggest is pretty much covered above, but I'll provide some additional perspective from a high school circuit that has transformed from having nearly every tournament run on Questions Galore and similar questions, to one that has 20+ tournaments a year using good questions ...
by ScoBo
Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:18 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 32460

Re: Your Lowest Point

In high school, I played exclusively bad quizbowl under the oversight of MSHSAA, and our team was successful, winning state in 2003 and 2005 and taking second in 2004 within a margin of one tossup/bonus cycle. (All three championship matches were against Parkway Central.) In my junior and senior yea...
by ScoBo
Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:59 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Becoming Part of the Community
Replies: 43
Views: 21245

Re: Becoming Part of the Community

I was primarily introduced to quizbowl by my older brother, Kyle. I didn't start playing quizbowl until my sophomore year of high school (fall 2002), since I was heavily involved in Science Olympiad in middle school/junior high - at the time, Liberty had grades 6-7 at the "middle school" and grades ...
by ScoBo
Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT)
Replies: 65
Views: 33692

Re: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT

I am staffing at HSNCT, but I'm in Jeff Hill's car and I don't think 5-6 boxes of buzzers would be all that welcome. I plan on bringing a set or two even though my team is not competing, so you may have to find alternate plans there. Yes, I can confirm that based on last year's HSNCT drive, cargo s...
by ScoBo
Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th
Replies: 53
Views: 26557

Re: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th

I am pretty sure I'm going to be writing a side event for this. I'll announce the full details soon, but it's going to be some combination of technology (and its history) and consumer/business history. It will be somewhat similar to Will's Questions Concerning Technology, but will likely have more ...
by ScoBo
Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 7 at Mizzou
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

Re: 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 7 at Mizzou

Thank you once again to all coaches, students, and spectators for attending the 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier on Saturday. We hope that you enjoyed participating in the tournament as much as we enjoyed directing it! After round 10, Hallsville A, Hickman A, Savannah, and Rock Bridge B advanced to the ...
by ScoBo
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) V
Replies: 7
Views: 3961

Re: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) V

Hidehiro Anto wrote:This is on the same day as Truman Bowl.
As Ben beat me to mentioning, these two tournaments nearly 200 miles apart in a state with hundreds of high school quizbowl teams were also held on the same date last year (on which yet another tournament was also held). This is normal for Missouri.
by ScoBo
Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Split screens in Word for Easy Reading
Replies: 7
Views: 2292

Re: Split screens in Word for Easy Reading

I always double-clicked the little horizontal line that appears above the scroll bar to split the screen, although this doesn't appear to exist in Word 2013. Nice to know there is a keyboard shortcut for that. It also helps to hide the whitespace that appears at page breaks in the default "print lay...
by ScoBo
Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 7 at Mizzou
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier - March 7 at Mizzou

Cross-posting from this thread on the Missouri Academic Competition Message Board , which will be updated more frequently than this one. The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance would like to invite all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which...
by ScoBo
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Henderson High School Invitational (West Chester, PA) Nov 22
Replies: 9
Views: 3678

Re: Henderson High School Invitational (West Chester, PA) No

I can't edit the entry in the tournament database as we put it under coach Sobieck's name, and he sent me a few wrong passwords locking me out. The offical stats I submitted to NAQT were corrected and the stats on their page properly reflect that match. I will get to edit the tournament database as...
by ScoBo
Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: TDB help thread
Replies: 79
Views: 42229

Re: TDB help thread

Would it be possible to institute a 'copy' mechanism for adding new tournaments? A copy mechanism is a great idea and shouldn't be too difficult to implement. I'm working on a large set of changes (mostly behind the scenes and admin functionality) that I'll hopefully get done by the end of the mont...
by ScoBo
Fri Jul 04, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013-14 NAQT IS sets: question-specific discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 7623

Re: 2013-14 NAQT IS sets: question-specific discussion

At the NAQT Missouri Qualifier on IS-134, we had a protest on this bonus part that affected who advanced to be the top 4 teams in the tournament: C. Toulouse-Lautrec was a part of a movement named for coming after this other artistic movement, whose representative painters include Monet and Renoir. ...
by ScoBo
Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: This year's sets missing from archive
Replies: 27
Views: 8962

Re: This year's sets missing from archive

You should be able to post individual packets yourself by editing the existing entry and under "Upload to archives", click "Manage packet uploads". If you hit any of the size limits for a regular set, your files are probably bigger than they should be and could probably be saved in a more efficient ...
by ScoBo
Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State
Replies: 46
Views: 31140

Re: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State

Team Missouri live scoresheets are here
by ScoBo
Wed Jun 04, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 HSNCT Consolation Rounds Discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 5197

Re: 2014 HSNCT Consolation Rounds Discussion

Yeah, I think separating responsibilites for staff and teams would be a big help. I read one playoff game on Sunday morning and then made my room available to consolation games. Despite there still being a bunch of people around the consolation desk waiting for something, it still took close to half...
by ScoBo
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: All-time all-state teams
Replies: 61
Views: 27616

Re: All-time all-state teams

For Missouri, the A team I would probably choose would consist of Charlie Dees and Mike Wehrman (North Kansas City) and Max Schindler and Ben Zhang (Ladue). If we're looking at B, C, etc. teams, some other players to consider, in no particular order: Andy Wehrman (North Kansas City), Charles Hang (...
by ScoBo
Sun May 18, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Modern World Tournament - Post-NSC Mirror
Replies: 135
Views: 44858

Re: Modern World Tournament - Post-NSC Mirror

I'm interested in playing, but will only be able to play on Sunday because my return flight leaves Monday morning. If anyone has a spot to offer that would otherwise go unfilled, let me know, but if the tournament extends into Monday, I don't want to take a spot from someone who is able to play the ...
by ScoBo
Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament
Replies: 29
Views: 11537

Re: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament

If I'm not busy I might play just to see just how close to nothing I remember from the few EE classes I took. (It's been over 5 years now...!)