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by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

AKKOLADE wrote:It is possible to send more than one team.
My wording was a bit muddled. I meant, can the people responsible for sending the NJ team to NASAT send more than one team (or any team at all)?
by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

Is there a schedule organized for tryouts or a list of who is trying out for each subject yet? As of right now, there are 11 people signed up (sorted by category): Fine Arts: Dean A., Monty J., Michael L., Ethan Z. History: Dean A., Monty J., Doug S., Cole S., Ethan Z. Literature: Dean A., Darren P...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

So would the categories be read independently of each other? I'm not generalist, but it seems as though that method would be bad for generalists who score the most across categories. The way it has been done in the past is that there are two sessions in which two categories are read concurrently (f...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

I will be playing SMT at Harvard next month, so that will not work. However I feel like no history tryout will be complete without me, so if you guys could figure something else out, that would be great. I have contacted Jakob Myers and he has generously allowed us to use WAO II for tryouts. So wou...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

I would love being able to have tryouts at Rutgers. What would the different topics for tryouts be and do you have a rough idea of what set they would be run? In any event, I bet High Tech will be well represented on the eventual Team New Jersey. Based on how Mr. Powers at St. Joe's conducted tryou...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

Now that NASAT is confirmed to be happening this year, are there students/parents who are interested in sending an NJ all-star team to Kentucky in June? If there is sufficient interest, Rutgers is willing to host tryouts following the conclusion of the NAQT state championship on Saturday, April 7. W...
by Dead Parrot
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07/18)
Replies: 11
Views: 4702

Re: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07

I'm happy to announce that NJ States has been awarded platinum certification from PACE! The top 25% of the teams at this tournament will qualify for the PACE NSC in Reston, VA on June 2-3. There's still plenty of room in the field, so get those registrations in, Jersey teams!
by Dead Parrot
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

Congratulations to High Tech A, who cleared the field to go 11-0 on the day and win the tournament! They are joined by Downingtown STEM, Wilmington Charter, High Tech B, and East Brunswick A in qualifying for the PACE NSC in Reston, VA in June. Emmett will post complete stats in the link above later...
by Dead Parrot
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

techno wrote:Is it likely that the field will be expanded?
Yes, we have expanded to 21 teams and you guys are in the field. 21 will be the final field size.
by Dead Parrot
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

David, will each team get a copy of all of the questions, either in paper or electronic format, after the tournament is over, or after other mirroring tournaments are complete? I emailed Maggie Walker and they said that the set will be posted after all mirrors are complete. They did ask us not to d...
by Dead Parrot
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: The Current State of New Jersey Quizbowl
Replies: 8
Views: 2153

Re: The Current State of New Jersey Quizbowl

To add on to Emmett's post, I think the main problem with the NJ/NY circuit is that there are so many schools that attend most or every major tournament with multiple teams that there's little incentive to expand to other schools. That there are so many schools dedicated to playing good quizbowl her...
by Dead Parrot
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

We have expanded the field to 19 teams, which means we are once again at full capacity with an empty waitlist.

EDIT: We have now expanded to 20 teams.

EDIT: We have now expanded to the final size of 21 teams.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

With three and a half weeks to go, we have hit our field cap of 16 teams, so any further sign-ups will be put on a waitlist. We may be able to expand the field at a later date. We have also received Platinum certification from PACE, which means that teams who finish in the top 25% of teams at this t...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07/18)
Replies: 11
Views: 4702

Re: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
"Bagel Guillotine Club" (1/0/0)
Bergen Academies (1/1/1)
East Brunswick (2/3/0)
High Tech (2/3/0)
Lawrenceville (2/3/1)
Millburn (1/1/0)
Pingry (1/0/0)
Princeton (2/1/0)
Seton Hall Prep (1/1/0)
St. Joseph (2/0/0)
Westfield (1/0/0)

TOTAL: (16/13/2)
by Dead Parrot
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07/18)
Replies: 11
Views: 4702

2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07/18)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick, along with Princeton University, will be hosting the 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship on 04/07/2018 at our campus in New Brunswick. It will be run on NAQT's SCT-D2 set. This tournament is open only to schools in New Jersey. Field Size: There is a soft field c...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 14743

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

I'm pleased to announce that after an unfortunate one-year hiatus, the Rutgers and Princeton academic teams are reviving the NAQT New Jersey State Championship on April 7, 2018. We will be using NAQT's SCT-D2 set. A tournament announcement will be posted shortly.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: WAO II at Princeton - Nov. 18
Replies: 23
Views: 6276

Re: WAO II at Princeton - Nov. 18

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:Of course, this is all moot if a team drops or there's a 13th signup.
We're dropping our B-team, so things should be peachy unless another team signs up.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in a Northeast ACF Fall mirror
Replies: 2
Views: 1145

Re: Gauging Interest in a Northeast ACF Fall mirror

Unfortunately, we have not received enough staff commitments to be confident that we can host ACF Fall, so we will have to withdraw our offer to host a Northeast mirror. We thank those who did offer to come by and staff.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Bridgewater-Raritan (1/0/0)
Delaware Valley (2/2/0)
Downingtown STEM (1/0/0)
East Brunswick (3/3/1)
High Tech (3/3/0)
Livingston (3/0/1)
Middlesex County Academy (3/3/0)
Pingry (1/0/0)
Wilmington Charter (1/3/0)

TOTAL: (18/14/2)

Waitlist:
by Dead Parrot
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)
Replies: 13
Views: 4052

Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (01/27/18)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick will be hosting the Scarlet Knight Winter Invitational Tournament on 01/27/2018. It will be run on Maggie Walker's GSAC . Field Size: There is a field cap of 21 teams. In order to ensure that as many schools get to participate as possible, the first three teams of al...
by Dead Parrot
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18
Replies: 38
Views: 14743

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '17-'18

The Rutgers Academic Team will be hosting the Scarlet Knight Winter Academic Tournament on January 27. We will be mirroring Maggie Walker's GSAC. A tournament announcement will be posted shortly.
by Dead Parrot
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (09/23/17)
Replies: 13
Views: 4807

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (09/23/17)

Congratulations to Kellenberg A, who emerged victorious 365-355 over High Tech A in a thrilling championship game that came down to a sudden-death tiebreaker tossup! Those two teams are joined with Princeton and Delaware Valley A in qualifying for the NAQT HSNCT in Atlanta next May. In addition, tho...
by Dead Parrot
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Re: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

Congratulations to Millburn for coming in 1st at the Scarlet Knight Winter Invitational Tournament! They, along with Princeton, Middlesex County Academy A, and Gotham, have qualified for the NAQT HSNCT. To echo Sam, thanks to everyone for coming out, and we hope to see you at Rutgers again soon!
by Dead Parrot
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Re: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

Will this tournament be using the standard NAQT rules or are there any exceptions (i.e. no timed halves)? We will be using standard NAQT rules with the following modifications: untimed rounds of 10 tossup-bonus cycles each and ACF timing rules (i.e. 5 seconds to answer after buzzing instead of 2). ...
by Dead Parrot
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Re: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

nycaqb1999 wrote:Hi there, when is the deadline to drop teams from the tournament?

-Bard Manhattan

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There is no strict deadline to drop teams from this tournament, although we would appreciate teams giving us at least one week's notice.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Re: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

The field is now full. Additional teams that sign up will be added to a wait-list. It looks unlikely that we will expand the field unless we receive more buzzers and staffers.
by Dead Parrot
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17
Replies: 45
Views: 20525

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17

The Rutgers Academic Team will host the Scarlet Knight Spring Tournament on April 15th on NAQT IS-165A. A full announcement will be posted shortly. Would it be possible to switch this to IS-166 and designate it as the state championship, given none exists so far? Columbia's already using IS-166 for...
by Dead Parrot
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Re: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Bard Early College Manhattan (2/1/1) Bridgewater-Raritan (1/0/0) Cardinal Spellman (2/1/1) Columbia (2/0/0) East Brunswick (2/2/1) Gotham (1/0/0) Kings Park (1/0/0) Lawrence (1/1/0) Long Beach (1/1/0) MAST (1/0/1) Middlesex County Academy (2/2/0) Millburn (1/0/0) Pin...
by Dead Parrot
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)
Replies: 15
Views: 6105

Scarlet Knight Spring @ Rutgers (4/15/17)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick will be hosting the Scarlet Knight Spring Invitational Tournament on 4/15/17. It will be run on NAQT IS-165A. Field size: There is a soft field cap of 24 teams, which will increase as we get more staffer and buzzer commitments. In order to ensure that as many schools...
by Dead Parrot
Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17
Replies: 45
Views: 20525

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17

The Rutgers Academic Team will host the Scarlet Knight Spring Tournament on April 15th on NAQT IS-165A. A full announcement will be posted shortly.
by Dead Parrot
Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)

Congratulations to Ithaca A for coming in 1st at the Scarlet Knight Winter Invitational Tournament! They, along with High Tech A, Livingston A, and Middlesex County Academy A, have qualified for the PACE NSC. To echo Sam, thanks to everyone for coming out, and we hope to see you at Rutgers again soon!
by Dead Parrot
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)

Given that we still have quite a bit of room left in the field, we are now allowing schools to register a third team. We have also admitted waitlisted C-teams.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)

I'm happy to announce that Scarlet Knight Winter has been awarded platinum certification from PACE! The top 25% of the teams at this tournament will qualify for the PACE NSC in Rosemont, IL on June 10-11, 2017. There's still plenty of room in the field, so get those registrations in, everyone!
by Dead Parrot
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Re: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
East Brunswick (2/3/1)
High Tech (4/3/0)
Ithaca (2/1/1)
Livingston (3/2/1)
Middlesex County Academy (3/2/0)
Pingry (2/0/0)

TOTAL: (16/11/3)

Waitlist:
by Dead Parrot
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Scarlet Knight Winter @ Rutgers (1/28/17)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick will be hosting the Scarlet Knight Winter Invitational Tournament on 1/28/17. We are mirroring the Harvard Fall Tournament (HFT). Field size: There is a hard field cap of 18 teams. In order to ensure that as many schools get to participate as possible, the first two ...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17
Replies: 45
Views: 20525

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17

I'm happy to announce that the Rutgers Academic Team will host the Scarlet Knight Winter Tournament on January 28th. We will be mirroring the Harvard Fall Tournament set.
by Dead Parrot
Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

Congratulations to North Babylon A for coming in 1st once again at the Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament! They, along with East Brunswick A, High Tech A, Livingston, and Middlesex County Academy A, have qualified for the NAQT HSNCT. Those teams, as well as St. Joseph, have also qualified for th...
by Dead Parrot
Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

The field cap has been raised to 28 teams.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

I'm happy to announce that Scarlet Knight Fall has been awarded gold certification from PACE! The top 20% of the teams at this tournament will qualify for the PACE NSC in Rosemont, IL on June 10-11, 2017.
by Dead Parrot
Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

With East Brunswick's registration, we have reached our soft field cap. Additional teams will be placed on a waitlist. We remain optimistic about getting enough staff to raise the cap.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

...and with another 24 hours, we're up to nearly 3/4 full!
by Dead Parrot
Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

It hasn't even been 24 hours and our field is already nearly half full. Get your registrations in quick, everyone!
by Dead Parrot
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Bergen Academies (1/2/1) East Brunswick (2/3/2) High Tech (3/3/0) Ithaca (2/1/3) Kellenberg (3/4/0) Livingston (1/1/0) MAST (1/0/1) Middlesex County Academy (3/2/1) Moorestown Friends (1/0/0) North Babylon (2/4/0) Old Bridge (2/1/2) St. Joseph (2/1/0) Tenafly (2/0/0)...
by Dead Parrot
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 3523

Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (10/29/16)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick will be hosting the Scarlet Knight Fall Invitational Tournament on 10/29/16. It will be run on NAQT IS-161A. Field size: There is a soft field cap of 24 teams, which will increase as we get more staffer and buzzer commitments. In order to ensure that as many schools ...
by Dead Parrot
Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17
Replies: 45
Views: 20525

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17

Does anyone know how to register for the Scarlet Knight tournament on October 29th? We haven't officially opened registration yet, but feel free to send us an email at rutgersacademicteam@gmail.com while we get that ready. Please include the number of teams, buzzers, and staffers you're planning to...
by Dead Parrot
Tue May 31, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17
Replies: 45
Views: 20525

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims '16-'17

The Rutgers Academic Team will host the Scarlet Knight Fall Tournament on October 29th on an NAQT A-set.
by Dead Parrot
Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)
Replies: 18
Views: 9246

Re: CLEAR II @ Rutgers (4/23/16)

This is still happening. You and Maryland are the only full teams signed up so far, but there are also some free agents who've expressed interest. You have to send us an email to officially register, though.
by Dead Parrot
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 43817

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

Happy April, everyone. Everyone who owes us a packet has now submitted, with the exception of these four teams: Yale A, Stanford B, Louisville, and Rutgers. The first three of those teams have all contacted me to establish a timeline; Rutgers, please do the same! We submitted our packet last night....
by Dead Parrot
Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)
Replies: 18
Views: 9246

Re: CLEAR II @ Rutgers (4/23/16)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Maryland (1/1/0)
NYU/alums (1/1/0)
Princeton (1/0/0)

TOTAL: (3/2/0)

Edit: ignore this field -- see field in first post
by Dead Parrot
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 2575

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

Congratulations to North Babylon A for winning the first edition of the revived Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament! East Brunswick A took 2nd place and Delaware Valley C took 3rd. Those teams have qualified for the NAQT HSNCT in May. In addition, those teams plus 4th-place finisher High Tech hav...