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by Important Bird Area
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT Mid-Atlantic SCT @ Virginia Tech (2/9/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 542

Re: 2019 NAQT Mid-Atlantic SCT @ Virginia Tech (2/9/19)

In general, Division I has more difficult questions and is intended for players with more quizbowl experience; Division II has easier questions and is intended for players with less quizbowl experience. NAQT's rules for Division II eligibility are here , and you can read sample packets from each div...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

The Texas SCT will take place at Rice (which completes our set of sites for 2019).
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT SCT at Berkeley (2/10/19)
Replies: 0
Views: 197

NAQT SCT at Berkeley (2/10/19)

I am pleased to announce that the northern California site of the NAQT Sectional Championship Tournament will take place on February 10, 2019. IMPORTANT: please note that this tournament is taking place on Sunday (Berkeley and Stanford were both unable to reserve rooms for Saturday the 9th). Locatio...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

Last year's field sizes: Youngstown State: eight Division I teams, ten Division II teams Northwestern: six Division I teams, eighteen Division II teams Missouri: three Division I teams, seven Division II teams (Removing the state-of-Michigan teams from last year's field at Northwestern: five Divisio...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

And one more midwest site at Northwestern.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

Added our Twin Cities site at the University of Minnesota.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

Not yet; I'll post here when our sites are finalized.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 1655

Re: 2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago

Wildcard applications and standby signups for the 2019 SSNCT are now open.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

CPiGuy wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:23 am
Does NAQT anticipate the addition of further Midwest sites, and if so, do you have a timeframe for their announcement?
We do anticipate at least one more midwest site, but we do not currently have a timeframe for announcing those.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

Texas is indeed one such region; we also expect to add 1-2 sites in the Upper Midwest and perhaps an additional Mid-Atlantic site.
by Important Bird Area
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 21
Views: 4088

2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

NAQT is pleased to announce the sites for its 2019 Sectional Championship Tournaments, to be held February 9. Queen's Brown Colgate Rutgers Virginia Tech Auburn Florida Michigan Northwestern Missouri Minnesota Rice Colorado UC San Diego UC Berkeley This site will take place on Sunday, February 10. W...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 2245

Re: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

NAQT would like to apologize to the quizbowl community for the delay in announcing sites for the 2019 SCT. We recognize that delayed announcements interfere with teams' ability to plan travel for February, and make it difficult or impossible for some teams to attend the SCT. I'll start a new thread ...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 2245

Re: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

At the SCT on Saturday, February 9th. We're working on confirming SCT sites and plan to post a complete list in the near future.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 2245

2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

naqt.com wrote:NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for the 2019 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament, powered by LetterOne, which will be held on April 5-6, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago.
Full details
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago
Replies: 0
Views: 1093

2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago

NAQT's annual championship for solo players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), powered by LetterOne, will be held on April 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. New for 2019 is a separate division for middle school players. The event wil...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 769

2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago

NAQT's annual championship for solo players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), powered by LetterOne, will be held on April 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. New for 2019 is a separate division for middle school players. The event wil...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta
Replies: 0
Views: 1119

2019 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 High School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 24-26, 2019. This is Memorial Day weekend. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2017 and 2018 HSNCTs. NAQT is delighted that Letter...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan 12/1/18
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

Re: 2018 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan 12/1/18

Michigan team: could you please contact us (hosting@naqt.com) with an appropriate mailing address to send the questions for this tournament? Thanks!

Edit: resolved. Thank you!
by Important Bird Area
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1541

NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale

NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale will run through Friday, November 30. Any customer placing an order for practice material totaling $150 or more during that period will receive a free Thumbs Up! for Geography study guide. These study guides are newly released to accompany this sale. The guides are also ava...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets
Replies: 4
Views: 3426

Re: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets

We've now added seven sets of Thumbs Up! for Geography.

order here
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago
Replies: 4
Views: 1117

Re: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago

The Saturday (preliminary) rounds of the 2019 MSNCT will use questions similar in length and difficulty to those at previous championships. The Sunday (playoff and consolation) rounds will use longer and harder questions similar to those in NAQT's Regular Invitational Series. The subject distributi...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago
Replies: 4
Views: 1117

2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago

naqt.com wrote:NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 Middle School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, on May 10-12, 2019.
Full details

Qualified teams may now register here

Current field
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 1655

2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 Small School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, on May 3-5, 2019. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2018 SSNCT.

Full details

Qualified teams may now register here

Current field
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: SCIENCE CHAMPIONSHIP (now including all grades!)
Replies: 8
Views: 3074

Re: science championship

NAQT is pleased to have been chosen as the exclusive provider of questions for the inaugural Science Championship. More details, including a sample packet, are here.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 5972

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

What, in NAQT's view, would constitute an exception-worthy circumstance? (Could we have some examples?) We don't currently have particular cases in mind. But as with a number of other places in our eligibility rules, we want to allow the possibility that teams finding themselves in unusual or unexp...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

We have revised the text of our eligibility rules as follows: D. 3. Individuals wishing to compete at middle school tournaments must be enrolled in grade 8 or below during the school year corresponding to the competition year of the tournament. 4. Individuals wishing to compete at middle school tour...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 5972

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

We have revised the text of our eligibility rules as follows: D.3. Individuals wishing to compete at high school tournaments must be enrolled in grade 12 or below during the school year corresponding to the competition year of the tournament. 4. Individuals wishing to compete at high school tourname...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Matt Laird [content warning]
Replies: 1
Views: 2950

Re: Matt Laird [content warning]

NAQT's statement about Matt Laird can be found here. Mr. Laird has been banned from future participation in NAQT events in any capacity.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct
Replies: 0
Views: 1623

NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct

Crossposted from miscellaneous high school quizbowl --JTH NAQT has released its followup statement about tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct. Statement ; the full text is below NAQT's mission is to run the nation's premier quiz bowl championships, not only in terms of ques...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct
Replies: 0
Views: 1241

NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct

NAQT has released its followup statement about tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct. Statement ; the full text is below NAQT's mission is to run the nation's premier quiz bowl championships, not only in terms of question quality and logistics, but also in terms of the well-b...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Johns Hopkins Fall Quizbowl Tournament (NAQT-177X) - 10/13/18
Replies: 10
Views: 2413

Re: Johns Hopkins Fall Quizbowl Tournament (NAQT-177X) - 10/13/18

Yes, this event was a qualifier for NAQT's 2019 national championships. If the listed number in the stats of 15 teams is correct, the top three will have qualified for the 2019 HSNCT in Atlanta.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Re: NAQT Outreach Grants

Reminder that proposals for these grants are due October 15 (one week from today).
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19
Replies: 0
Views: 1269

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

Cross-posted from the high school section:

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 5972

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT Novice @ UChicago (10/13/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1597

Re: NAQT Novice @ UChicago (10/13/18)

We don't have a formal eligibility policy for our Collegiate Novice series. That being said, the set is intended for players with relatively limited experience of collegiate quizbowl. If you have questions about whether it would be appropriate for a particular player to compete this event, we sugges...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

NAQT Outreach Grants

Cross-posted from the high school section. --JTH In the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT is offering a series of “Outreach Grants” to support community members interested in expanding quiz bowl in their area. NAQT will award up to ten grants of up to $1,000 apiece to facilitate projects aimed at “e...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 0
Views: 1192

NAQT Outreach Grants

In the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT is offering a series of “Outreach Grants” to support community members interested in expanding quiz bowl in their area. NAQT will award up to ten grants of up to $1,000 apiece to facilitate projects aimed at “expanding quiz bowl.” This is intended to be a ver...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 CCCT podcasts
Replies: 1
Views: 648

2018 CCCT podcasts

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from NAQT's 2018 Community College Championship Tournament.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets
Replies: 4
Views: 3426

Re: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets

We've now added six sets of Thumbs Up! for Fine Arts and eight new all-tossup sets of Thumbs Up! for History.

order here
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT's Back-to-School Sale (ends September 10th)
Replies: 0
Views: 931

NAQT's Back-to-School Sale (ends September 10th)

NAQT's 2018 Back-to-School Sale offers 10% off all practice material except our New School packages.

Order here using the discount code "NAQT2018Social"
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)
Replies: 6
Views: 1851

Re: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)

For the record, this link should work for a public-facing field update.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: [North Carolina] 2019 Tarheel Cup
Replies: 1
Views: 799

Re: [North Carolina] 2018 Tarheel Cup

UNC_CH_QUIZ_BOWL wrote: We will be using a NAQT packet:
NAQT was not previously aware of this tournament date; please contact us at hosting@naqt.com.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 39
Views: 27271

Re: New College Contact List

Our 2018 contact list has now been posted.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 NAQT ICT: April 14, Chicago
Replies: 30
Views: 13032

Re: 2018 NAQT ICT: April 14, Chicago

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from the 2018 NAQT ICT.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 17736

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

joshxu wrote:Can I see conversion stats for the witches tossup in round 19 and the knuckleball/Tim Wakefield/Phil Niekro bonus in round 26?
Knuckleball: six rooms out of nine
Wakefield: two rooms out of nine
Niekro: one rooms out of nine

witches: 1/17/1 in 19 rooms