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by mattfleischer
Fri Feb 12, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16

Congratulations to Blacksburg A for winning this tournament! They cleared Christiansburg A by two games to win outright. Cave Spring rounded out the top three. By virtue of their finish, Blacksburg and Christiansburg have both earned bids to the PACE NSC, to be held June 4-5 at the Hyatt Regency O'H...
by mattfleischer
Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16

Updated original post to reflect new registrations. We would still love to have additional teams, so contact me ASAP if you are interested. We are waiting to hear back from PACE regarding certification; I will post another update once we hear back from them!
by mattfleischer
Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 25769

Re: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech has postponed its BISB mirror to EDIT: 1/30 given the impending inclement weather.
by mattfleischer
Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16

This tournament has been postponed to 1/30 due to a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the massive storm scheduled to hit our area this weekend. Note that this is a change from the previously announced 3/26.
by mattfleischer
Sat Jan 09, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirror

All mirrors of this set have concluded, so it has been sent along for archiving. Thanks to all those who mirrored or played our set!
by mattfleischer
Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Virginia Tech Winter Tournament [BISB] 1/30/16

Virginia Tech will be hosting its winter tournament on 1/30/2016. Question Set This tournament will be a mirror of BISB, graciously provided by Adam Silverman and co. Location The location for this tournament has yet to be determined. It will most likely be in McBryde Hall on our campus in Blacksbur...
by mattfleischer
Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirror

We are exploring the possibility of one additional mirror, so I will hold off on posting the set until that is finalized.
by mattfleischer
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirror

This is the last call for schools interested in a VTACO mirror! Please let me know in the next week or two if you have any interest in hosting the set; this does not lock you in to doing so. If we don't hear from anyone within that time frame, I'll go ahead and post the set!
by mattfleischer
Sat Oct 31, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]
Replies: 6
Views: 2962

Re: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]

Congratulations to Culpeper County for winning this tournament! They narrowly beat Cave Spring A in the final to take first place. Blacksburg A wound up third, with Tazewell A rounding out the top four. Thank you to all who came out played this tournament, we hope that you had a good time and will j...
by mattfleischer
Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]
Replies: 6
Views: 2962

Re: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]

We have recruited enough staff to allow all teams that have expressed interest to play. However, I believe this is the most we can manage barring special circumstances.
by mattfleischer
Thu Oct 22, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]
Replies: 6
Views: 2962

Re: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]

We have actually reached our capacity until we can find more staffers. Teams that have expressed interest will be allowed in as we find more staff.
by mattfleischer
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]
Replies: 6
Views: 2962

Re: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]

The field for this tournament is filling up; please register sooner rather than later if you are interested!
by mattfleischer
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]
Replies: 6
Views: 2962

VOLDEMORT at Virginia Tech (10/31/15) [SCOP Novice]

Virginia Tech is pleased to announce V irginia's O stensibly L ikable, D emonstratively E ntertaining, M ostly O rganized R ookie T ournament, to be held on 10/31/15. Question Set This tournament will be a mirror of SCOP Novice 6, graciously produced year-in and year-out by Kristen Strey and company...
by mattfleischer
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 25769

Re: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread

As ACF Regionals was just announced to be on 1/30, Virginia Tech would like to move its BISB mirror to 1/23. I can also confirm that our tournament on 10/31 will be using SCOP Novice.
by mattfleischer
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 25769

Re: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech will be hosting tournaments on 10/31 (set TBA, likely SCOP Novice) and 1/30 (BISB).
by mattfleischer
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions
Replies: 13
Views: 6034

Re: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions

I have completed a packet for this and have emailed it to your IMSA email. If for any reason you need it sent elsewhere, let me know!
by mattfleischer
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirror

MitchAlday wrote:SuMO stats are posted! Let me know if anyone finds any errors.
For those who attended the Bainbridge mirror, we encourage you to join the private forum for VTACO set discussion. It can be accessed via the Usergroups tab in your User Control Panel.
by mattfleischer
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Summer Practices
Replies: 0
Views: 1089

Virginia Tech Summer Practices

Summer practices at Virginia Tech will be held from 5:00-8:00 pm on Thursdays in Williams 209. Anyone looking to improve is welcome to come out!
by mattfleischer
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Spring Mirrors!

We are pleased to announce another VTACO mirror at Bainbridge High School in Georgia! Bainbridge's Summer Mix-up Open (SuMO) will occur on 6/27. Please consult https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xO39Dr ... rm?c=0&w=1 for details!
by mattfleischer
Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Spring Mirrors!

Because we do not feel we have canvassed a significant enough portion of the quiz bowl world as of yet, VTACO will be made available for use in Fall 2015 mirrors. We have already drawn interest from a couple sites for Fall tournaments, so if you are interested in hosting this set, please contact me ...
by mattfleischer
Sat Feb 21, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Spring Mirrors!

We are pleased to announce that a VTACO mirror will be happening at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO on April 11, 2015. Registrations can be directed to Patrick Quinn at pquinn@ladueschools.net. The link to the tournament announcement can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/for...
by mattfleischer
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Spring Mirrors!

This set is complete and made a successful and well-received debut at our site on 1/31. We are using conversion metrics and other analytics to evaluate the set and make any necessary revisions. If you're interested in mirroring, please contact me (mattf@vt.edu) with your request.
by mattfleischer
Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi wrote:
mattfleischer wrote:Stats may be found at the following link: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2764
Cave Spring B's Bonus Points Earned is currently at 778, which is definitely not right.
Oops, something must have gotten keyed wrong. It has been corrected now.
by mattfleischer
Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

Stats may be found at the following link: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2764
by mattfleischer
Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

Congratulations to Western Albemarle for winning today's tournament. Cave Spring A finished second, and Loudoun County came in third. All three of these teams will also receive bids to this year's PACE National Scholastic Championship. We want to thank everyone who came out to play this tournament, ...
by mattfleischer
Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

We were able to reserve rooms in the third floor of McBryde Hall for this tournament. Registration will begin at 8:30 with play beginning at 9:00. The field is steadily approaching capacity, so email me (mattf@vt.edu) ASAP if you want to register a team.
by mattfleischer
Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

We have had an influx of new registrations that can now be seen in the initial post! The field is shaping up to be quite strong, so if you want to play against some top-notch competition, email me and register! We should have an official building announcement by Tuesday.
by mattfleischer
Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

This set is fast approaching editing completion. The tournament is less than two weeks away; if you are interested in sending a team, please contact me in some form as soon as possible!
by mattfleischer
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

This set is now completely written and in the editing process. We are also pleased to announce that this particular mirror will be a PACE platinum qualifier -- more details can be found in the original announcement. We will continue to update location information and the like as soon as we know more.
by mattfleischer
Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Re: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Spring Mirrors!

This set is now completely written, and we are now moving on to the editing phase!
by mattfleischer
Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2014-15 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 22581

Re: DC Metro 2014-15 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, will be running VTACO on 1/31.
by mattfleischer
Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

VTACO at Virginia Tech (1/31/15)

Virginia Tech will be hosting its iteration of its VTACO set on January 31, 2015. We are aware that this is the same day as VHSL Conference deadline, but, as of yet, no conference has scheduled their event for that date itself. It will be held on our campus in Blacksburg, VA. PACE Qualification This...
by mattfleischer
Fri Nov 14, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!
Replies: 11
Views: 7867

Virginia Tech's VTACO Set Available for Fall 2015 Mirrors!

The Academic Competition Organization at Virginia Tech is pleased to announce its first ever housewrite, the Virginia Tech Academic Competition Occasion, or VTACO. This set was written by members of Virginia Tech's quiz bowl team as well as current players and alumni from Christiansburg High School....
by mattfleischer
Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 5414

Re: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg,

Congratulations to George Washington and Blacksburg A for finishing first and second, respectively! Ryan Humphrey from George Washington led all individuals in scoring with 107.5 PPG. Thanks to everyone who came out and played or staffed this tournament; I hope it was still enjoyable for everyone de...
by mattfleischer
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 5414

Re: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg,

We've had several new teams sign up in the past few days. Registration for this tournament will close on Friday at 8:00 PM; please contact me (mattf@vt.edu) ASAP if you would like to attend!
by mattfleischer
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 5414

Re: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg,

The tournament is this Saturday; I urge interested teams to sign up as soon as possible so we can get a clearer picture of our field!
by mattfleischer
Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 16799

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA will be hosting a mirror of Prison Bowl on 4/12. The original post can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =1&t=15499
by mattfleischer
Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 5414

Re: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg,

Cave Spring, Eastern Montgomery, and Christiansburg have all expressed interest. There is still plenty of room for more teams; email me at mattf@vt.edu to sign up!
by mattfleischer
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 5414

Re: Virginia Tech Spring Invitational (4/12/2014 Blacksburg,

This tournament is less than three weeks away. We still have plenty of space available for interested teams. If you are interested in attending this tournament, please shoot me an email at mattf@vt.edu as soon as possible!