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by troyharris
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 27
Views: 4841

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Thanks, Charles.
by troyharris
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 27
Views: 4841

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

With BHSAT set for Feb. 16, Plymouth plans to run a Scottie mirror on February 9.
by troyharris
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 21
Views: 5009

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

While MSNCT and IS-A are accounted for in Morlan rankings, they have very little effect on the positions of teams in the rankings" Except they do when you look at a team like Belmont, who, at MIT without Cameron, still had a decent tournament, but then had a full team at PAQT the next week and beat...
by troyharris
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Excel quiz bowl scoresheets
Replies: 64
Views: 41418

Re: Excel quiz bowl scoresheets

We used these for our PAQT event this year. The only issue is accounting for substitutes, since there is no "Toss-ups heard" direct column on the sheet. The other drawback is with bounce backs. Since you can't add bonus points without first filling the toss-up side with a number, you either have to ...
by troyharris
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 27
Views: 4841

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Hi Michael,
I noticed on the History Bowl site that Maine was a potential site. Is that still a possibility?
by troyharris
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

We currently have 13 teams which leaves room for 3 more. We would love to get this up to 16. Logistics for all teams registered will be sent later in the week.
by troyharris
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

Invoices are being sent to teams to prepare for the event. Please note that an additional email is being sent in regard to invoices.
by troyharris
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

PACE has granted this tournament "gold" status. The top 20 percent of the field will qualify for PACE NSC in June.
by troyharris
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

This is the current field as it reads.
by troyharris
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)
Replies: 6
Views: 1495

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

Got it. Thanks, Christy.
by troyharris
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)
Replies: 6
Views: 1495

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

Do you have a field update?
by troyharris
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quinterest.org seems to be down
Replies: 4
Views: 1205

Re: Quinterest.org seems to be down

Still down. Hopefully this is just temporary.
by troyharris
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quinterest.org seems to be down
Replies: 4
Views: 1205

Re: Quinterest.org seems to be down

Protobowl was down yesterday for awhile, too. Perhaps they are doing site maintenance in quinterest? It was working last week.
by troyharris
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '18-'19
Replies: 15
Views: 2299

Re: New England Discussion '18-'19

Thanks for doing this, Wonyoung. A couple of quick things to add from the New Hampshire end. I agree with your assessments here for the most part here. I would say though that when Plymouth did get it's full A-team together with the seniors, we were very tough to beat, as witnessed by a runner-up fi...
by troyharris
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

Field Update:
School/teams/buzzers/staffers
Belmont (MA) 3/2/0
Plymouth (NH)-1/1/10
Portsmouth Christian Academy 1/1/1
Hanover 2/3/2
AMSA 3/2/1
Merrimack (NH) 1/?/?
Lexington 1/1/0
by troyharris
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

Hey Jeff,
Chad took care of us! Thank you. 176A is the choice.
by troyharris
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Plymouth Academic Quiz Tournament 2 (PAQT)

Ok, will do. We were under the assumption that that would be the next set in the series coming out.
by troyharris
Wed May 30, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 27
Views: 4841

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Plymouth is calling their tournament the PAQT 2. Please note the change where it is listed on the date forum. We have submitted the date of September 22 for approval and are just waiting for the administrative go-ahead.
by troyharris
Tue May 22, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 27
Views: 4841

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Plymouth would like to tentatively reserve the date of September 22 for the PRAT 2 (Plymouth Regional Academic Tournament). The set is in TBD mode at this point.

Troy Harris
Plymouth, NH
by troyharris
Wed May 02, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: State of quizbowl in Mass
Replies: 13
Views: 3954

Re: State of quizbowl in Mass

I hope that Plymouth will be hosting again next year, as it was great to kick off the season at home. We would love to see more teams from around NE come up. Hopefully we can start getting the ball rolling after PACE. Thanks to all the teams that did host this year, and it looks like at least 3 NH t...
by troyharris
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tourney List - '18 edition - Updatedx2
Replies: 30
Views: 6238

Re: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tournament List - '18 edition

I don't see States Prep Invitational Tournament (SPIT) at Boston Latin on March 24 from Neg5.
https://stats.neg5.org/t/SJ-MR0TKf/spit ... -standings
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 7727

Re: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion

Hard to argue against Glasgow in the public division, that is true.
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

Wonyoung-I also expect your team to do well there. From the few chances we have had to play your team, your team is quick on the buzzer and has solid canon coverage.
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

I hope to see all New England teams do well at HSNCT. I am especially pulling for Hanover to have a big tournament in Atlanta. As was pointed previously, Gabe does an incredible job coaching them, they are as well-balanced as any team in New England, and have also had some tremendous individual perf...
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 7727

Re: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion

I think Hallsville is more than just a VSS contender. They are a legit choice to possibly win it all. A superstar and experience go a long way at Nationals.
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

No worries! Our nationals preference was to go to SSNCT where we really fit best, but the conflict with History Bowl forced us to make a tough call. With many of our players qualifying for both team and individual events, we went with History Bowl PACE falls on graduation day, so we are going to bri...
by troyharris
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

Quick correction. AMSA is not the only team going to PACE. Plymouth is also going.
by troyharris
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 7727

Re: 2018 SSNCT Pre-Nats Discussion

Note also that unfortunately this year NHBAB and SSNCT coincide, and so I would expect that some teams that may normally be at SSNCT may not be there this year. We are one of them, and are really bummed to be missing SSNCT this year. It is such a great event.
by troyharris
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SPIT I @ BLS (Boston, MA) GSAC XXV mirror 3/24/18
Replies: 16
Views: 4855

Re: SPIT I @ BLS (Boston, MA) GSAC XXV mirror 3/24/18

I would assume that will be the way we will arrange it, yes.
by troyharris
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SPIT I @ BLS (Boston, MA) GSAC XXV mirror 3/24/18
Replies: 16
Views: 4855

Re: SPIT I @ BLS (Boston, MA) GSAC XXV mirror 3/24/18

Plymouth will also have one team as "newbies".
by troyharris
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FACTS @ MIT (March 10, 2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 3113

Re: FACTS @ MIT (March 10, 2018)

Do you have a field update?
by troyharris
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: MA State Championships @ Phillips Academy (4/7)
Replies: 5
Views: 2461

Re: MA State Championships @ Phillips Academy (4/7)

Are teams from outside of MA eligible?
by troyharris
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: ACE: Is it Legit?
Replies: 3
Views: 1953

Re: ACE: Is it Legit?

Both my sons, Sean and Rhys, did camps. It definitely made them stronger players. The coolest thing about camp from the perspective of a parent is that it doesn't just help with quiz bowl, but it helps with all academics. It helped drive them both to study subject areas that either aren't offered in...
by troyharris
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 12573

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

You are correct. They are on the same weekend this year.
by troyharris
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 12573

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

I'm not sure how many teams are affected by this, but National History Bowl is the weekend of the 21st and SSNCT is the weekend of the 28th.
by troyharris
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!
Replies: 122
Views: 37946

Re: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!

Ah, it's under Vermont PHAT. Sorry, never mind.
by troyharris
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!
Replies: 122
Views: 37946

Re: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!

I don't see the PHAT in Essex, Vermont, held on December 2.
by troyharris
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Midseason Poll, 2017-18
Replies: 15
Views: 4633

Re: Midseason Poll, 2017-18

Assuming that one tournament you are talking about was HFT?
by troyharris
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Midseason Poll, 2017-18
Replies: 15
Views: 4633

Re: Midseason Poll, 2017-18

Big thank you to Gabe for taking this on and compiling the results.
by troyharris
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Midseason Poll, 2017-18
Replies: 15
Views: 4633

Re: Midseason Poll, 2017-18

One note-had I been submitting today as opposed to last week, Hunter would have been in my top five after seeing what they did yesterday at KPAQT.
by troyharris
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

Michael is correct-Karsten was ahead of Rhys in prelims. Rhys pulled ahead in combined in the afternoon.
by troyharris
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 4164

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

Thanks for doing this. Being that this is a New England thread, it would be hard to talk about New England powers without including New Hampshire at this point. Hanover has been fantastic in their past 3 events, showing strongly at Harvard and then making the finals at both PHAT and PAWT. They are v...
by troyharris
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Hanover Junior Challenge II [MS-24] — 12/16, Hanover, N.H.
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Re: Hanover Junior Challenge II [MS-24] — 12/16, Hanover, N.

Russell Elementary (Rumney, NH) would like to add one team.
by troyharris
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIIIMIT @ Lexington High School, MA (1/6/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2598

Re: LIIIMIT @ Lexington High School, MA (1/6/18)

Is this the current field or is there an update?
by troyharris
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: What is the purpose of Quiz Bowl?
Replies: 7
Views: 2403

Re: What is the purpose of Quiz Bowl?

From my experience having two children go through high school playing and another middle-schooler who also is interested in playing, beyond the competition aspect of the game, I see the purpose as being a spur of intellectual curiosity. I have seen it in both my sons where they have found quiz bowl ...
by troyharris
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Book Prizes-Where to Find Them
Replies: 7
Views: 2152

Re: Book Prizes-Where to Find Them

We went to a local thrift store. Books were a buck for hard cover titles from Hossuni, Faulkner, Shakespeare, etc. Cheap and the money,what little it was, stayed in the community. Also, check the school or local library to see if they are rotating out older books.
by troyharris
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

Re: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/

Hanover High School, NH 2/4/2
Lexington High School, MA 3/0/0
Newfound Regional High, NH 1/?/?
Plymouth Regional High, NH 4/1/7
AMSA, MA 3/2/1
PCA, NH 2/1/1
Phillips Academy, MA 1/3/?
16/11/11

HSNCT is top 15% of the field, we are still waiting on the PACE response
by troyharris
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

Re: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/

Field update:
Hanover High School, NH 1/4/1
Lexington High School, MA 3/0/0
Newfound Regional High, NH 1/?/?
Plymouth Regional High, NH 4/1/7
AMSA, MA 3/2/1
PCA, NH 1/?/?
by troyharris
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

Re: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/

Field update:
Plymouth Regional 3/?/?
Hanover H.S. 1/?/1
Newfound Regional H.S. 1/?/?
by troyharris
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

Re: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/

Current field:Team/number/buzzers/staffers

Plymouth Regional 3/1/TBD