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by TheDoctor
Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 6379

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

We have added mirrors in Ohio and Virginia!
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open tournaments and team-building
Replies: 38
Views: 14026

Re: Open tournaments and team-building

Northern Illinois has 8,000 fewer students than UIC and is apparently lower ranked than UIC in whatever meaningless college rankings you're basing your perceptions of your school on, but NIU has a team and has for several years now. I'd just like to chime in and say that we founded NIU's club with ...
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

crbirdx wrote:We'd like to use the SCOP set for our county tournament-The Inaugural DelCo League Tournament. We'd like to mirror it 1.10.15
Awesome! Please drop me an email at strey.k.a@gmail.com so we can talk further.
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 2212

ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois

NIU will be hosting ACF Regionals on 24 January. We have been given permission to host a high school division should there be enough interest for it; in compliance with IHSA rules, we will not allow Illinois high schools to compete in this tournament unless there is a dedicated high school division....
by TheDoctor
Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

[*]The California Cup tournament scheduled for today is, apparently, using SCOP Novice for its JV division instead of FKT. Yup. [*]The tournament at Kaneland High School scheduled for today, according to its entry on the Quizbowl Resource Database, using NAQT-141A instead of FKT. There isn't a foru...
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We've had a last-minute addition (University of Washington) and a cancellation (North Kansas City) for this weekend.
by TheDoctor
Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call at Northwestern (10/25/14) (Field Closed)
Replies: 7
Views: 3479

Re: Wake-Up Call at Northwestern (10/25/14) (Field Closed)

Stats for this tournament are posted to the tournament database. Thank you to Dylan and the Northwestern team for hosting a fun tournament!
by TheDoctor
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

Thank you for updating us, Tom. Could you by any chance see your way clear to updating this thread's original post as well, to reflect the current writers, projected completion date, and mirrors? Thanks!
by TheDoctor
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

Do you have any idea as to who is actually writing the set, then? It seems like the original post is probably misleading on that front, since you're listed as head editor.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

How many originally-scheduled mirrors of this tournament have now had to be cancelled, rescheduled, or forced to use another set due to the lack of completion of this set? All scheduled FKT tournaments to date have used other sets. SCOP was used for Jackson-Milton and Chillicothe; the others used a...
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

TheDoctor wrote:I heard today that the set is scheduled for completion this week. Hooray! :)
Unfortunately, this didn't work out. Is the set going to be ready for 1 November mirrors?
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

SCOP was used for a second FKT mirror yesterday. Stats coming back from tournaments in Illinois and Ohio are looking good, and several of those have been posted to the tournament database.
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 12873

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

I heard today that the set is scheduled for completion this week. Hooray! :)
by TheDoctor
Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Because FKT is not yet finished, we will be providing an early copy of SCOP to one of the Ohio Fall Kickoff sites this weekend.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4738

Re: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014

What's up with Carbondale's (oddly distributed) forfeits?
by TheDoctor
Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSSBCA Stat Files
Replies: 2
Views: 1304

IHSSBCA Stat Files

The IHSSBCA is uploading our SQBS stat files to the tournament database now. If you would like to have the stat files from your tournaments to post to your own DB accounts (instead of the IHSSBCA's account), please email me at strey.k.a@gmail.com or Mike Wong at mike@michaelhwong.com to request your...
by TheDoctor
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 6379

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

This set has been cleared for mirroring in Illinois! The original post has been changed to reflect this.
by TheDoctor
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Randy, I have sent you an email at the indicated address. Thank you for your interest in SCOP!
by TheDoctor
Sat Aug 16, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

And another returning mirror in Missouri!
by TheDoctor
Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We have a returning mirror at Hoover in Alabama set for November!
by TheDoctor
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Children's and YA literature in NAQT packets
Replies: 13
Views: 5165

Re: Children's and YA literature in NAQT packets

kmattix wrote: YA lit is acceptable in maybe SCOP or IS-A sets at best
SCOP's novice set has never had a YA distribution. We're including a small amount in our MS set this year, but in general, we don't think it's necessary for high school packets at any level.
by TheDoctor
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 6379

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

We've added another January Missouri mirror!
by TheDoctor
Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We've recently added mirrors in Delaware, Southern California, and Kentucky!
by TheDoctor
Mon May 19, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 2013-14
Replies: 20
Views: 3497

Re: Mississippi 2013-14

This year, SCOP is also offering a dedicated middle school set at a lower rate per team if you're interested. We'd love to see both sets mirrored in Mississippi if there's interest.
by TheDoctor
Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5860

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

The tournament went off beautifully, thanks to the great teams who attended and to our amazing staffers: Ben Dillon, Tom Egan, Brad Fischer, Linda Greene, Alec Krueger, Matt Laird, Mike Laudermith, Victoria Likeum, Danielle Long, Dylan Minarik, Greg Peterson, Elissa Pape, David Reinstein, and Franz ...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Scheduled Mirrors FKT at Jackson-Milton, OH, 11 Oct 2014 FKT at Chillicothe, OH, 18 Oct 2014 Cloverleaf HS, OH, 18 Oct 2014 IHSSBCA Novice (multiple sites) , IL, 18 Oct 2014 Lisgar Collegiate Institute , ON, CA, 25 Oct 2014 Virginia Tech, VA, 25 Oct 2014 Berkeley , CA, 1 Nov 2014 Detroit Catholic C...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 6379

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

Scheduled Mirrors
[prospective]IL: Springfield area

Tuscumbia HS, MO, 17 Jan 2015
Calvary Lutheran HS, MO, 24 Jan 2015

Barrington Station MS, IL, 14 Mar 2015
Olentangy Hyatts MS, OH, 14 Mar 2015
Gadsden MS, AL, 21 Mar 2015
Longfellow MS, VA, 21 Mar 2015 (rescheduled from February)
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:36 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 6379

SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

The first SCOP MS set is available for mirroring from January 2015 through April 2015. This set is based on the SCOP Novice 5 set (hence the confusing numbering), and will use many of the same questions as that set does (see "Difficulty" below). SCOP is written by a conglomerate of writers (most fro...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 14752

SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

SCOP's fifth novice tournament will be available for mirroring from mid-October 2014 through April 2015. SCOP is written by a conglomerate of writers (most from Illinois), and is head edited by Brad Fischer and myself. Previous years' questions are posted in the archive . The set includes eleven rou...
by TheDoctor
Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5860

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

And it just increased again to 21. We will only increase the field again if it gets us all the way to 24, with enough staff to accommodate two additional game rooms.
by TheDoctor
Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5860

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

With two more interested teams and some extra staff, we have increased the field to 18.
by TheDoctor
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5860

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

Despite our previously announced field cap, we are closing the field pending confirmation from three teams that will bring our total up to 16. A waitlist will be kept open in case of last-minute cancellations.
by TheDoctor
Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '13-'14
Replies: 143
Views: 59209

Re: Illinois '13-'14

This Urn Is So Grecian wrote:I'm not sure who CCA is.
CCA is a homeschooling association.
by TheDoctor
Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 IHSA
Replies: 80
Views: 18613

Re: 2014 IHSA

And to Litchfield, Class A champs!
by TheDoctor
Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5860

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

This post will be kept updated with a current field. Registered: 21 Auburn A, B, C Belvidere North Bloomington A, B, C Classical Consortium Academy The Country Bears Fenton Keith Country Day School Latin Mantis Shrimp Palatine School for Norse Children Raiders of the Lost Ank A, B Springfield St. Jo...
by TheDoctor
Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

Re: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

Our last mirror has been played. The questions are now cleared for public discussion. The set will be available soon in the tournament database. Thank you to everyone who hosted and played.
by TheDoctor
Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl Cancelled
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Re: Huskie Bowl Cancelled

BELLOCO Due to the set's proposed distribution, in particular, we at NIU simply don't feel that Bellarmine's set is likely to be truly accessible to the kind of teams we expect and hope to attract. The Huskie Bowl was placed where it was--in the middle of Illinois and an hour out of Chicago--for a ...
by TheDoctor
Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl Cancelled
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Huskie Bowl Cancelled

The Huskie Bowl has been cancelled for this year due to a lack of available sets. ATROPHY will still be run on schedule , with a very slight increase in fees; ATROPHY has been supported in the past by the excess funds from the Huskie Bowl, and the club cannot support losing Huskie Bowl revenue while...
by TheDoctor
Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

Re: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

Thanks. Good luck with your actual tournaments this year :)
by TheDoctor
Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

Re: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

Repeated attempts to contact Virginia Tech about their proposed mirror have met with no response, so I am assuming that that tournament will not happen. That area is again open for a mirror.
by TheDoctor
Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice Mirror at University of Connecticut
Replies: 8
Views: 4569

Re: SCOP Novice Mirror at University of Connecticut

Any chance we could get round report enabled on those?
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

Re: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

The set has been through its first round of mirrors. A few typos have been addressed for future mirrors. Conversion rates are high across the board; if you're looking for a novice set for any tournament through early 2014, please keep us in mind.
by TheDoctor
Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

Re: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

Completed Mirrors Bellarmine College Prep , CA, 12 October 2013 Dorman HS , SC, 12 October 2013 Hoover HS , AL, 12 October 2013 Hunter College HS , NY, 12 October 2013 Richard Montgomery HS , MD, 12 October 2013 Detroit Catholic Central HS , MI, 19 October 2013 Illinois (IHSSBCA Novice) (at Auburn,...
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)
Replies: 7
Views: 5481

SCOP Novice 4 (October 2013-January 2014)

SCOP's fourth novice tournament will be available for mirroring from mid-October 2013 through the end of January 2014. SCOP is written by a conglomerate of writers (most from Illinois), and is head edited by Brad Fischer and myself. Previous years' questions are posted in the archive . The set has e...
by TheDoctor
Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at Northern Illinois University (20 April 2013)
Replies: 11
Views: 4568

Re: ATROPHY at Northern Illinois University (20 April 2013)

Stats Thanks Jonah, and thanks to everyone who played and staffed today. The tournament couldn't have run without Danielle Long, Jonah Greenthal, Alec Krueger, Adam Smith, tournament director Brad Fischer, and coaches Laudermith, Dillon, Greene, Prince, and Peterson. Congratulations to IMSA and tha...
by TheDoctor
Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at Northern Illinois University (20 April 2013)
Replies: 11
Views: 4568

Re: ATROPHY at Northern Illinois University (20 April 2013)

St Viator has registered, so there is one spot remaining between us and 16 teams.