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by jonathanmarx
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development
Replies: 32
Views: 6398

Re: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development

I'm going to be heading up to NSC tomorrow to watch matches and such, so I can run a brief side-event if people are interested. The first eight (or ten if we can acquire one of those ten-buzzer systems) people to express interest can play. Hope to see you there! When would this be held? (And I am e...
by jonathanmarx
Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development
Replies: 32
Views: 6398

Re: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development

Is this going to happen at NSC? I'm in a cabin with shaky internet access, and while I can try to make tonight's Skype event, I'd be forever indebted (and willing to pay a few bucks) towards anyone who makes it happen at NSC.
by jonathanmarx
Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 77613

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

with incoming Kealing students, TJ's future should be pretty secure. Pretty sure you didn't mean Kealing. Nonetheless, pretty solid analysis - just to put in a few words about the future of RM, next year will obviously be a rebuilding one. We lose our whole A-team and two of the four B-team players...
by jonathanmarx
Thu May 23, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development
Replies: 32
Views: 6398

Re: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development

I'm unavailable on the Skype date, and as such would LOVE to play it at PACE.
by jonathanmarx
Sun May 19, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE Part I Skype Tournament (5/18)
Replies: 10
Views: 2174

Re: Announcement: MATE Part I Skype Tournament (5/18)

Also, for those of you who expressed interest in the Arrested Development set and are also going to HSNCT: since the Netflix premiere of Arrested Development coincides with the last day of HSNCT, if anyone is interested in mirroring the set as a small side event on any of those nights just hit one ...
by jonathanmarx
Thu May 16, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13
Replies: 56
Views: 16656

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13

gerbilownage wrote:glad to see so many yalies in here :D y'all want to meet up during HSNCT?
I would be interested in at least briefly meeting everyone, although I know it's a pretty jam-packed weekend.
by jonathanmarx
Wed May 15, 2013 8:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 10931

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

Anything on this? We can do either 1 team or 2 teams depending on what's easiest for you guys - we just want to get to play this set somehow.
by jonathanmarx
Tue May 14, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE Part I Skype Tournament (5/18)
Replies: 10
Views: 2174

Re: Announcement: MATE Part I Skype Tournament (5/18)

Kafkaesque wrote:one on Arrested Development and one on Breaking Bad.
I (along with at least one of my teammates) am extremely interested in these.
by jonathanmarx
Tue May 14, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 10931

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

We decided on the field cap based on preliminary interest levels and registrations, and the limited amount of in-house staffers who will be available on the tournament date. Expanding to 16 teams is becoming more likely to occur, though we just want to make sure that we can secure enough staffers t...
by jonathanmarx
Mon May 13, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 10931

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

We have reached the cap of 12 teams, so a wait list will be started from now on. If there is sufficient interest, there is a possibility of expanding to 16 teams. May I ask, with all due respect, why you're capping the field at 12? With 5 outside staffers and a very large in-house team of potential...
by jonathanmarx
Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 10931

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

There's a good chance we'll be able to get together a team or two of extremely-sleepy post-prom upperclassmen, I'll get a registration in within the next 5-7 days.
by jonathanmarx
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NHBB Nationals Discussion Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 16457

Re: NHBB Nationals Discussion Thread

huff paste wrote:Sunday's liveblog.
Is it supposed to be redirecting to the History Bee homepage?
by jonathanmarx
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 37203

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Is GDS still planning on hosting a Ben Cooper memorial tournament this year? I talked to Noah earlier today and he seemed to indicate that they won't be hosting anything for the rest of the year. On a related note, is there anything scheduled for 5/4 or 5/11? I know we may not be able to make it to...
by jonathanmarx
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 10931

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

I (and the rest of the RM team) would prefer a different day - I personally would want a Sunday because of baseball, but I understand if that's impossible. The 18th is both a possible It's Ac taping day and the morning after our prom, which puts the chances at near-nothing that we would go on that d...
by jonathanmarx
Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

This happened. Blair beat WJ in a one-game final after they both finished 8-1 overall (Blair losing to WJ, WJ losing to GDS) by some lopsided score which I cannot recall. GDS was 3rd with St. Anselm's 4th. As for the NASAT tryouts that were supposed to happen after the tournament, only 5 players fro...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

Registration for this closes on Wednesday, April 10th! We'd love to get some more teams before then!

If the field stays at 11, I guess we'll throw in a house team of freshmen and do 2 brackets of 6 into 2 brackets of 6 unless there's a better idea that I'm not thinking of.
by jonathanmarx
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

Two teams from Blair have joined the field! We've been surprised by the low turnout so far, get those registrations in! Deadline will be Wednesday, April 10th. In other news, thanks to the gracious Minnesota team, we'll now be using MUT for the NASAT tryouts. The tryouts will occur after the tournam...
by jonathanmarx
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NJ NASAT
Replies: 29
Views: 5201

Re: NJ NASAT

tgaddy wrote:Just so you know Jonathan, both Ian and I played WIT earlier this year. MUT might be a better choice if you're concerned about question security and stuff.

Also, sorry for hijacking this as well.
That's right, I'd totally forgotten. I shall look into it.
by jonathanmarx
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NJ NASAT
Replies: 29
Views: 5201

Re: NJ NASAT

Edward Powers wrote:Ankit,

Do you know who I could contact to inquire about the availability and possible cost of the Berkeley-OSU Set?
Sorry to hijack this thread, but ditto (we're running Maryland tryouts on April 13th and were planning to use Penn-ance before it got posted on the archives.)
by jonathanmarx
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13
Replies: 56
Views: 16656

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13

I will be attending Yale University (that Y college), and plan to at least dip my toes into the dark and mysterious world of college quizbowl.
by jonathanmarx
Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

This tournament is 2.5 weeks out, and I still haven't heard from teams like Centennial, Blair, WJ, and other regulars. Please get those registrations in! We need to have an idea of what the field is going to look like.
by jonathanmarx
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VA NAQT States at UVA (3/23/13 in Charlottesville)
Replies: 22
Views: 6447

Re: VA NAQT States at UVA (3/23/13 in Charlottesville)

The Laughing Cavalier wrote:
Only 4 players were interested in trying out for NASAT, so Team Virginia is currently Sachith from Hidden Valley, Eric from Western Ablemarle, Venu from Clover Hill, and Mason from Loudoun County.
No Raynor or anyone from Gov?!?!?
by jonathanmarx
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Spring Tournament [New Kent, VA] 3/16/2013
Replies: 10
Views: 4569

Re: VCU Spring Tournament [New Kent, VA] 3/16/2013

This is the first time I got to see a lot of the best teams in the DMV square off against each other and I was blown away. Maggie Walker, Blair, and TJ are frightening, WJ has gotten really good (kudos especially to Sameen), and New Kent and RM are as impressive as ever. Noah and teammates from GDS...
by jonathanmarx
Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VHSL States
Replies: 24
Views: 3805

Re: VHSL States

RyuAqua wrote:
STPickrell wrote: Montgomery Blair is far from dominant in MoCo quizbowl.
Far from dominant???
I'm guessing what he means is that they're not the undisputed top team in the region year in and year out (unlike TJ and Gov, who seem to reload and handily beat their Virginia opponents annually).
by jonathanmarx
Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

Fred wrote:Penn-ance worked well here.
Indeed, this tryout will be using Penn-ance (a hearty thanks to Eric Mukherjee for letting us use the set).
by jonathanmarx
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

This tournament is a month away, and a lot of the regular MD/DC teams haven't signed up - get those registrations in! Two updates: 1. PACE has awarded this tournament platinum certification! This means that the top 25% of teams (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for PACE NSC . 2. We pl...
by jonathanmarx
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 77613

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

All depends on how good RM and Blair are in 2014-2015. I expect our team in 2014-15 to be significantly better than our current one, assuming our sophomores and freshmen maintain their current pace studying-wise. That being said, with the increased access to study resources and tournaments, I expec...
by jonathanmarx
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)
Replies: 18
Views: 6855

Re: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)

We'll probably bring 1-3 teams, it's just a question of who's around because it's the beginning of our spring break... we'll have a registration in within 7-10 days.
by jonathanmarx
Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 77613

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

What year are Maggie Walker's A team members? I know Connor's a sophomore, but what about the rest of them? How well are they going to restock next year? Saumil, Jordan and Soho are all seniors so it looks like Connor will be back by himself, which is still pretty scary since he's an absolute beast...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 77613

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

I would probably add Marshall and Western Albemarle to that "second" tier Marx was talking about. Agreed (as with George Mason) if Liam comes back (although I don't know what year he is) - I unintentionally limited myself to discussing the teams Lawrence had mentioned in his original post. OM will ...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 77613

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

Just in case anyone is still following this post I've seen some major changes occur over this past year. I know that the school year still has a few months left in it, but with Virginia and Maryland/DC States coming up soon it doesn't look like there will be much of a change over the next couple we...
by jonathanmarx
Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2288

Re: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

Aw shucks.

The selfish side of me really hopes that you can find a time to reschedule it (either a Saturday or Sunday) - I was really looking forward to playing on this set!

Do you guys have any possible dates in mind?
by jonathanmarx
Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2288

Re: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

Similarly to Blair, we'll definitely have 1-2 teams here - things have been a bit hectic around here but we'll get a registration in during the early part of this coming week.
by jonathanmarx
Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2013 Mid-Atlantic at Maryland (2/24/2013)
Replies: 9
Views: 4091

Re: ACF Regionals 2013 Mid-Atlantic at Maryland (2/24/2013)

Hey so I wrote an email to both Chris Ray and Jerry Vinokurov saying that Montgomery Blair wouldnt be able to make it to this since LOCKOUT was rescheduled to the same day. I noticed we were still listed under the registered field for this site. I just wanted to confirm that we will unfortunately b...
by jonathanmarx
Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 04/13/13

Maybe! We'll see if there's interest from enough DC teams to have a separate district championship. I emailed Chad Kubicek about this, and received no response - at this point, can I officially combine MD/DC at this tournament? I've talked to some DC people including Noah Cowan from GDS and they se...
by jonathanmarx
Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT VIII Mirror at New Kent High School, VA (2/16/2013)
Replies: 2
Views: 686

Re: CATT VIII Mirror at New Kent High School, VA (2/16/2013)

We'd love to go, but we've unfortunately already committed to a tournament further away that weekend (it's a shame we didn't know about this earlier). Also, a lot of the DC-area mainstays may be playing the NHBB A set at St. Anselm's that day - any chance you'd consider rescheduling to an open date?
by jonathanmarx
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 04/13/13

And we have our first registration, from Quince Orchard High School! Get those registrations in!

We will most likely be capping the field at 24, although we may be able to expand up to 30 based on interest.
by jonathanmarx
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VI @ Hunter College High School, NYC (4/6/13)
Replies: 25
Views: 15832

Re: Prison Bowl VI @ Hunter College High School, NYC (4/6/13)

Pushkin's Beard wrote:GDS is very interested
As is RM.
by jonathanmarx
Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

Re: NAQT MD State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 04/13/13

Does this event still welcome DC teams? I assumed that it would, but I was told that attempts would be made to find a host/sufficient interest in DC for a separate tournament by February 1st. If no host has been found by then, we would like to combine the fields at our site (which is very convenien...
by jonathanmarx
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13
Replies: 17
Views: 4417

NAQT MD/DC State Championship @ Richard Montgomery, 4/13/13

Richard Montgomery High School is excited to announce the 2013 NAQT Maryland/District of Columbia State Championship, to be held on April 13th, 2013 on our marvelous campus in scenic Rockville, Maryland. This tournament will be a chance for teams to qualify both for NAQT’s HSNCT (top 15% as well as ...
by jonathanmarx
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Aggressive Buzzing
Replies: 32
Views: 5362

Re: Aggressive Buzzing

Wow, where's that game at? I want to see this. Bellarmine sounds terrifying to play against, just due to how often I hear about them first-lining things, right or not. http://www.texasquizbowl.org/d/12TI/FinalACF/ACF_Final2_teamdetail.html#t13 Here's the tournament in which both of those games occu...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2012-2013: No, I do not mean HSA Bank
Replies: 138
Views: 30440

Re: HSQBRank 2012-2013: No, I do not mean HSA Bank

BTW, you've got Cave Spring in there twice (at 64 and 91).
by jonathanmarx
Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 37203

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

I've just received confirmation that our March 23 tournament will indeed be NAQT States. I'll get a full announcement up in a week when I'm done with finals. Considering this, I think we'd like to host DC/MD states (which might conceivably also include DE if no one steps up to host that) on the sam...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Quiz Bowl T-Shirt Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 4656

Re: Bad Quiz Bowl T-Shirt Ideas

Paula Pareto Optimality wrote:Richard Montgomery's shirts at HSNCT are pretty neat.
Why thank you! I guess we have quite a reputation to try to maintain this year...
by jonathanmarx
Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 14941

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

I am working on the PACE and NAQT qualifiers by contacting both organizations. I will let you know. The question is: are the qualifiers determined by ranking within each afternoon bracket (my view) or by final record as reflected in the stats. Clearly teams in weaker brackets can sometimes amass a ...
by jonathanmarx
Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 37203

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Oakland Mills would like to claim march 16th for a tournament on a TBA set. I know VCU has this date reserved, but given the vast distance between Richmond and Columbia, I dont think there will be that much of an overlap. I understand if you can't work a different date logistically, but I'd encoura...
by jonathanmarx
Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XX at Maggie Walker (VA) 12/8/12 - Seeking Mirrors
Replies: 18
Views: 7305

Re: GSAC XX at Maggie Walker (VA) 12/8/12 - Seeking Mirrors

Just to let you know, there's a good chance that RM is regrettably going to have to drop from this tournament. We'll have a better idea by the end of the week - if you need an answer before then, we'll try to rush the process.
by jonathanmarx
Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 6239

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

tribble wrote:Field (17):
Marshall
Cool! It's great to see these guys at a tournament - it'll be interesting to see how good Jonathan (and his theoretical teammates) have gotten!
by jonathanmarx
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon Two Day
Replies: 1
Views: 830

Re: Solon Two Day

There's a chance Richard Montgomery might be interested in attending this tournament, depending on logistics. Have you confirmed what set(s) you'll be using? Thanks! EDIT: Did some research, it appears that you're using IS-124 and GSAC. We'll get back to you within the week as to whether or not we'l...
by jonathanmarx
Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 37203

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Is anyone in the DC/MD/DE area planning on hosting anything in February? RM, TJ, and GDS have It's Academic tapings on the 2nd, but the next three weekends constitute a surprisingly large gap in an otherwise very full schedule (although I guess there's VHSL stuff a couple of those weekends). Also, I...