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by Potatoes
Wed May 30, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 35657

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault)

He really needs to go. I can't recommend anyone use NAQT sets until he does.
by Potatoes
Wed May 16, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where are you going to college next year? (2018)
Replies: 29
Views: 9190

Re: Where are you going to college next year? (2018)

I'm going to Beloit College. Unfortunately, they don't have a quizbowl team, but hopefully I'll be able to start one. Cool! Wisconsin could definitely use more college clubs. Founding a club at a Wisconsin liberal arts college is possible, I swear! You can do this! If I recall correctly, Beloit had...
by Potatoes
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18164

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

JKHtay wrote:
Potatoes wrote:
njsbling wrote:
Can a representative of ACF please provide an update regarding this?
I haven't heard anything privately from them.
Georgia Tech has also not been paid and would like an update.
We got our check in the mail today.
by Potatoes
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18164

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Hi there - All hosts should have received an email today regarding payment. If you did not receive an email, please write to me at gautam.acf@gmail.com Thanks Hello, We haven't received payment yet. Is there an update on this? Thanks! Can a representative of ACF please provide an update regarding t...
by Potatoes
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Illinois '17-'18
Replies: 154
Views: 29794

Re: Illinois '17-'18

Just a heads up to everyone: NIU will not be hosting ATROPHY this year. Thank you to the teams and staff who made the trip out to DeKalb in past years.
by Potatoes
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

Congratulations to Fremd A, who went undefeated en route to 1st place. Also congrats to Barrington and Fremd B, who placed 2nd and 3rd respectively. A huge thanks goes to our wonderful staff: Bard Fischer, Denise Kreb, Mike Laudermith, Basedanna Phillips, Benj Phillips, Mike Sorice, Kraken Anne Stre...
by Potatoes
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

Stats are being posted here.
by Potatoes
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18164

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Gautam wrote:Hi there -

All hosts should have received an email today regarding payment. If you did not receive an email, please write to me at gautam.acf@gmail.com

Thanks
Hello,

We haven't received payment yet. Is there an update on this?

Thanks!
by Potatoes
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

We've expanded to 18 teams.
by Potatoes
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

Only a few days left until we open up the field to C,D teams.
by Potatoes
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

With a few drops and teams registering, we stand at 9 teams in the field.
by Potatoes
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

Congrats to DCC A, who cleared the field to take home 1st place! Wayzata was 2nd, while Auburn and IMSA A tied for third. A tremendous thank you to all the staffers who helped make this tournament a success: Brad Fischer, Ben Dillon, Joe Kulesza, Mike Laudermith, Dennis Loo, Andrew Nadig, Basedanna ...
by Potatoes
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18164

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

jfuchs wrote:Were packets already sent out to hosts? We (MIT) haven't received anything yet. Our TD is getting worried and his emails to the editors have gone unanswered.
I haven't gotten the packets yet for our site.
by Potatoes
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

Field (18/18)
Wheaton Academy A
Wheaton Academy B
Timothy Christian
Sterling A
Sterling B
Winnebago
Loyola A
Loyola B
Fremd A
Fremd B
Fremd C
Fremd D
Centennial
Byron
Boylan
Kaneland
Rolling Meadows
Barrington

Wait list
Keith
by Potatoes
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 2358

Huskie Bowl @ NIU (Jan 27, 2018)

Hello all, I am pleased to announce that Northern Illinois University will be hosting our annual Huskie Bowl tournament on January 27, 2018. I, Alec Krueger, will serve as tournament director, and the tournament will run on the WHAQ set II. More information on the set can be found here . We would li...
by Potatoes
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

We've now expanded to 21 teams, and can take one additional registration.
by Potatoes
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

We've expanded to 18 teams.
by Potatoes
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

We have reached our field cap, and currently have four teams on our wait list. Priority will be given to any team that provides a staffer so that we can expand the field.
by Potatoes
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

I'm going to put a soft cap of 16 on our field, pending getting more staff.
by Potatoes
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

With just under a month to go, we are at 10 teams officially registered.
by Potatoes
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

Teams fully registered 22/22
Auburn
Belvidere
DCC A
DCC B
DCC C
Kaneland
Wayzata
Saint Joseph (IN)
Fremd A
Fremd B
Fremd C
Fremd D
Fremd E
Latin A
Latin B
Stevenson A
Stevenson B
Glenbard North
IMSA A
IMSA B
Hinsdale Central
Carbondale
by Potatoes
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18164

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Is there a link to the Google forms results? A few coaches for our site have been asking if they filled out the form correctly. Thanks!
by Potatoes
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

Re: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

We've currently received emails from three teams. Still plenty of room!
by Potatoes
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

ACF Fall (High School only) @ NIU 11/4/17

Hello! I am pleased to announce the Illinois high school site of ACF Fall 2017, to be held at Northern Illinois University on Saturday, November 4, 2017. ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, making it a premier tournament for advanced high school teams, a...
by Potatoes
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

Congratulations to Naperville North A, who won ATROPHY 2017 in a close advantaged final over Barrington. Final stats are available here . Also huge thanks as always to our wonderful moderating crew: Brad Fischer, Jim Fischer, Mike Laudermith, Victoria Likeum, Andrew Nadig, Elissa Pape, Anna Phillips...
by Potatoes
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

Prelim Stats will be updated live here
by Potatoes
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

Barring a last minute registration, it looks like we're locked into 15 teams for Saturday.
by Potatoes
Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

The team from the B-team waitlist has been let into the field. We are up to 13 teams.
by Potatoes
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

We are up to 10-11 teams in the field, with 1 team on the waitlist.
by Potatoes
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Team Illinois 2016-17
Replies: 14
Views: 5048

Re: Team Illinois 2016-17

JakobeanEra wrote:Will the tryout after ATROPHY conflict with ACRONYM for those who want to play both?
Yes
by Potatoes
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

We're at about half capacity, with 7-8 A teams signed up, and 1 team on the B-team waitlist.
by Potatoes
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

The field has been updated. We currently have 5 teams signed up, with 13 spots remaining.
by Potatoes
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

(Field 15/16) [/u] Champaign Centennial (1 team, 2 buzzers, and 1 staffer) Auburn (1 team, 2 buzzers, no staff) Waubonsie Valley (1 team, 1 buzzer) Naperville North (2 teams, 1 buzzer, no staff) Waukee (Iowa) (1 team, 3 buzzers, 1 staffer) Barrington (1 team, 1 buzzer, possibly 1 staffer) Homewood-...
by Potatoes
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

ATROPHY at NIU (4/15/17)

Hello, NIU is excited to announce the 2017 edition of ATROPHY. I will serve as Tournament Director. We're excited to be using Yale's BHSAT set, and thank them for letting us use it again. More information on BHSAT can be found here . ATROPHY has traditionally served as a preparatory tournament for n...
by Potatoes
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 3118

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

Congratulations to Fremd A, who went undefeated to take first place at the 2017 Huskie Bowl! Combined stats can be found here Thank you to all the teams for coming out, and especially our wonderful staff, who helped make this tournament possible. In particular, thanks to Coach Greene, Coach Kolton, ...
by Potatoes
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 3118

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

And playoff stats can be found here
by Potatoes
Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 3118

Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

Email I received today from PACE with regard to Huskie Bowl: Congratulations! PACE (the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence) has awarded your tournament, Huskie Bowl, gold certification. This means that the top 20% of teams in your tournament (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qual...
by Potatoes
Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: How's the scene in Indiana? (plus a couple other questions)
Replies: 5
Views: 2408

Re: How's the scene in Indiana? (plus a couple other questi

In addition to the three tournaments that John listed, another good introductory tournament, Delta Burke, will be held on November 12th at NIU:

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =8&t=19032
by Potatoes
Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: USABB Regionals @ NIU 4/2/2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1354

USABB Regionals @ NIU 4/2/2016

I am pleased to announce that Northern Illinois University will host the Northern Illinois US Academic Bee and Bowl on April 2nd, 2016. Location Both the Bee and Bowl events will be hosted in DuSable Hall. Format The Bowl is a team event with up to four players playing at one time. A round consists ...
by Potatoes
Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

Congratulations to Auburn A, who beat IMSA in the first game of an advantaged final. Stats can be found at the links that Young posted above. Also a huge thanks to Linda Greene, Mike Laudermith, Young Fenimore Lee, Andrew Nadig, Kevin Palmer, Jim Stankevitz, and Mike Withey for staffing the tourname...
by Potatoes
Sun Jan 10, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

B teams have been let into the field. The field is now full.
by Potatoes
Wed Jan 06, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

We've decided to combine the field.
by Potatoes
Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

Just a reminder that B/C/D teams will be let off the waitlist this Saturday. That will cause the field to fill up.
by Potatoes
Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

Huskie Bowl was awarded gold certification by PACE. The top 20% of teams (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for the PACE NSC on the weekend of June 4th-5th at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare outside of Chicago. Additionally, we are at 11/18 teams, with 8 teams currently on the B/C/D team wait...
by Potatoes
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16

We are currently at 9 teams out of the 18 team field cap, with 6 teams on the B/C/D team wait list. The field is now half full. We are also seeking moderator assistance for this event; we can offer moderators breakfast, lunch, and staff bowl during lunch for their help. If you're interested in readi...
by Potatoes
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Delta Burke Discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 246

Re: 2015 Delta Burke Discussion

I'd like to echo Tyler's thanks. It's really great that you put this set together each year, and I'm really happy that NIU got to host it. I had a fun time playing it, and my teammates did as well. The biggest complaint I got heard from moderators while playing were about the typos and notes about q...
by Potatoes
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU

Ndg wrote:Does this tournament have a date?
Oops, forgot to put that in the original post. I've updated it to include the date (January 30th, 2016).
by Potatoes
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 1/30/16
Replies: 11
Views: 3782

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU

Field (16) [/u] Auburn A Auburn B Auburn C Boylan Bloomington A Fremd A Fremd B IMSA A Kaneland Keith Loyola A Loyola B Waubonsie Valley Wheaton North A Wheaton Warrenville South A Wheaton Warrenville South B Waitlisted (8) [/u] Fremd C Bloomington B Boylan B Fremd D Maine South A Maine South B Rol...