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by AKKOLADE
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 34
Views: 6274

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

I'll be tracking the field in this post:

Iowa
Kentucky (multiple teams)
Maryland (multiple teams)
by AKKOLADE
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: 2019 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship
Replies: 0
Views: 617

2019 Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

PACE is proud to announce the Third Annual Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship, a one-time $2000 college scholarship for current high school seniors. About Morgan Costa-Rhodes During her short time at Parkersburg High School, Morgan Costa-Rhodes achieved success in every area in which she was i...
by AKKOLADE
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

The midseason rankings - a full 200 teams - are up on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/posts/midseason-top-1-24174216. You can get early access to this set of rankings, and every other, for just $5/month.

The rankings will be publicly posted on hsqbrank.com at noon on Friday.
by AKKOLADE
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 PACE NSC: June 8-9, Reston, VA
Replies: 5
Views: 4195

Re: 2019 PACE NSC: June 8-9, Reston, VA

Wildcard bids are now open for teams who have not qualified through qualifier tournaments. To submit a wildcard bid, email PACE’s Wild Card Coordinator, Ian Drayer, at wildcard@pace-nsc.org with the following: team name, contact information, and a summary of the team’s accomplishments throughout the...
by AKKOLADE
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

Monstruos de Bolsillo wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:02 am
AKKOLADE wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:48 am
I have one EFT stat line, so that tournament will likely not have an adjustment.
Quaker Fall Open IV used EFT for the Nationals Division.
I had that down correctly, I just forgot.
by AKKOLADE
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

I've added all of those and have tried to find all the other Sun God/Penn Bowl/ACF Fall high school teams. I have one EFT stat line, so that tournament will likely not have an adjustment.
by AKKOLADE
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

Here are all of the tournaments that I have stats for. If you have high school teams at college tournament stats, please let me know about those. Acton-Boxborough Winter Aggie Academic Challenge AQA November AQA October AQA Season Introductory Arcadia Carnel Embrace Beavercreek Fall Bellarmine ACF F...
by AKKOLADE
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13
Replies: 6
Views: 1920

Re: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13

CGismondiCC wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:16 pm
AKKOLADE wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:45 pm
Are there stats for this?
https://stats.neg5.org/t/SyARCFicX/msu- ... -standings
Thank you!
by AKKOLADE
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Triton Fall @ UCSD [10/20/18]
Replies: 6
Views: 1842

Re: Triton Fall @ UCSD [10/20/18]

Are there stats for this tournament?
by AKKOLADE
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13
Replies: 6
Views: 1920

Re: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13

Are there stats for this?
by AKKOLADE
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

Stats have begun to be collected. Thank you for your patience.
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why isn't Bollywood canon?
Replies: 20
Views: 3161

Re: Why isn't Bollywood canon?

Bollywood is an interesting case because it's a huge industry but is very underdiscussed in Western film criticism and therefore underrepresented in canons like TSPDT. (Ignoring Ray and Ghatak, who worked outside of the popular Bollywood tradition, there are only four Bollywood films on the current...
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why isn't Bollywood canon?
Replies: 20
Views: 3161

Re: Why isn't Bollywood canon?

Ray does have 5 of the 11 Indian films listed on TSPDT. For the other directors:

Guru Dutt - 1 results (Scattegories '13; Pyaasa was mentioned without Dutt's name at the 2018 NSC)
Ritwik Ghatak - 0 results
Mehboob Khan - 0 results (Mother India was clued in Scattegories 2)
Ramesh Sippy - 0 results
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why isn't Bollywood canon?
Replies: 20
Views: 3161

Re: Why isn't Bollywood canon?

If quiz bowl is willing to ask about obscure Hungarian movies like Satantango and others, why is Bollywood so unpopular? I understand there is a general stigma towards Bollywood movies, but not all of them are bad! They do merit exposure! After all, Bollywood is even bigger than Hollywood! Satantan...
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 34
Views: 6274

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

First off, it’s just veritably false that UIUC would have a smaller local staffing pool than Lexington. The population of quizbowlers around Champaign during the summer is so much higher than Lexington that I just don’t understand how the conclusion that UIUC would have less local staff could be ma...
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 34
Views: 6274

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

The other bid was from Champaign, Illinois. It was a good bid, but it included less local staff and equivalent travel costs for teams. I also spoke with a few people from Illinois, who told me it would be easier to travel to Lexington than Champaign. I literally cannot believe these sentences. My o...
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 34
Views: 6274

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

Some information of the bidding process: IQBT is a small company that has existed for less than a year and has run one event. It's being run entirely out of the pockets of myself & Nicole. We are in a situation where we need to be financially conservative, especially early on at this point in the pr...
by AKKOLADE
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 34
Views: 6274

2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

International Quiz Bowl Tournaments (IQBT) is pleased to announce the 2019 National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT). This will be the tenth NASAT. NASAT will be hosted on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 at the University of Kentucky. The tournament will convene at 8:00 AM on Saturday, Jun...
by AKKOLADE
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Is Festivus happening?
Replies: 11
Views: 2597

Re: Is Festivus happening?

I likely will be unavailable for most of Festivus itself, but if there's any logistical work I can do to help out ahead of time, please let me know.
by AKKOLADE
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23
Replies: 14
Views: 4851

Re: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23

A belated reply to the above: we're aware of the relative difficulties of traveling into Lexington, Kentucky, but that is where IQBT is base. A lot of our connections for local staff and room reservations are dependent on hosting in Lexington. Additionally, one of the co-owners would also be unable...
by AKKOLADE
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23
Replies: 14
Views: 4851

Re: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23

A belated reply to the above: we're aware of the relative difficulties of traveling into Lexington, Kentucky, but that is where IQBT is base. A lot of our connections for local staff and room reservations are dependent on hosting in Lexington. Additionally, one of the co-owners would also be unable ...
by AKKOLADE
Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

Re: HSQBRank 2018-19: Will Happen

I just finished writing my non-quiz bowl project that was keeping me from working on the rankings.

This year's first set of rankings will be done by the end of this month.

Thanks to everyone for your patience.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Popular Culture National - Summer 2020 (tentative)
Replies: 2
Views: 2843

Re: Popular Culture National - Summer 2020 (tentative)

Thanks, Mike. I somehow couldn't find this thread the other day.
by AKKOLADE
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Looking for host sites for 2019 NASAT
Replies: 7
Views: 2704

Re: Looking for host sites for 2019 NASAT

There’s a whole summer.
by AKKOLADE
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Looking for host sites for 2019 NASAT
Replies: 7
Views: 2704

Re: Looking for host sites for 2019 NASAT

Since this is something I only announced in this thread, I'll also announce here that the Pop Culture National is not going to debut in 2019. I'll be looking at 2020.
by AKKOLADE
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 6701

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

I’d also like to put my name down as thinking this rule change is unnecessary and harmful to the game.
by AKKOLADE
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 32
Views: 11696

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Expecting any system to have an absolute ranking on October 13th isn't realistic.
by AKKOLADE
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23
Replies: 14
Views: 4851

2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23

This is a preliminary announcement that the 2019 NASAT will be held on June 22 and 23, 2019. It will likely be held in Lexington, Kentucky again.
by AKKOLADE
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 1920

Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament

What's the best schedule for a tournament with a field of 25 teams and 14 packets, where preferably two rounds are saved for emergency and tiebreaker use?
by AKKOLADE
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: John Paxson was mocked by HS players in his prime
Replies: 0
Views: 3605

John Paxson was mocked by HS players in his prime

There was an amazing story from the latest episode of The Lowe Post (one of the best podcasts around). Ike Barinholtz talks about getting John Paxson to come to a fundraiser for his scholastic bowl team at the Latin School of Chicago. It does not go well for John Paxson. You can download it here. It...
by AKKOLADE
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form

I've been asked why I'm doing this form. Here are some reasons: 1) It promotes people giving feedback for sets, which is especially important with newer groups producing sets or those with fewer mirroring opportunities. Ideally, this feedback would help 2) People are more likely to give feedback if ...
by AKKOLADE
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 32
Views: 11696

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

I include MSNCT.
by AKKOLADE
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening
Replies: 14
Views: 5335

HSQBRank 2018-19: Is Happening

I've been working on a non-quiz bowl project and am trying to finish that.

Since it's October 8th, doing pre-season rankings doesn't seem to make much sense.

You can expect rankings to begin around the start of November.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form

I have added PSACA, WHAQ, and the 2018 MSNCT set to this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Sacramento Fall High School Tournament (Oct 6)
Replies: 2
Views: 1072

Re: Sacramento Fall High School Tournament (Oct 6)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: OASIS II (Chula Vista, CA)
Replies: 8
Views: 2152

Re: OASIS II (Chula Vista, CA)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Columbia Fall @ Columbia University (10/6/18)
Replies: 6
Views: 2912

Re: Columbia Fall @ Columbia University (10/6/18)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]
Replies: 8
Views: 2662

Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 4075

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: PPT II @ Canyon Crest Academy (9/29/18)
Replies: 2
Views: 1688

Re: PPT II @ Canyon Crest Academy (9/29/18)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: PHSAT XXVI at Princeton University (9/29/18)
Replies: 15
Views: 5527

Re: PHSAT XXVI at Princeton University (9/29/18)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Miami Valley School Fall Kickoff, 9/29/18 (IS-177 & MS-27)
Replies: 12
Views: 2846

Re: Miami Valley School Fall Kickoff, 9/29/18 (IS-177 & MS-27)

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
by AKKOLADE
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: IQBT was looking for an experienced HS editor or 2
Replies: 8
Views: 3322

Re: IQBT is looking for an experienced HS editor or 2

I don't see this as using additional community resources; there are people who are capable of providing the level of feedback this program would require that are not editors for this year's NSC. The people who would be recruited as editing trainees by the PACE program would not be who I'm looking fo...
by AKKOLADE
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form

I've added a bunch of NAQT sets to this form - including the 2018 SSNCT, IS-176A, IS-177, and IS-178A.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)
Replies: 6
Views: 2028

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

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.