TJIAT @ TJHSST, 3/24/18 [FACTS]

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TJIAT @ TJHSST, 3/24/18 [FACTS]

Postby AwkwardDioxide » Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:51 pm

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is pleased to announce the annual Thomas Jefferson Invitational Academic Tournament (TJIAT) on March 24th, 2018.

QUESTION SET:
The tournament will mirroring FACTS, a house-written, regular-plus difficulty high school set. Set details are available here:
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=20146

TJIAT's current field cap is 20, but this may be increased depending on room availability. Please sign up by 3/17/2018. Teams will be limited to at most 6 people so schools planning to bring more than 6 students must register another team. During the rounds, up to 4 students are permitted to play at any given time, and up to 2 students can sub out at halftime. Teams may have fewer than 4 people.

LOGISTICS:
Registration will begin at 8:15 AM, and the opening meeting will start at 9:00 AM. We will explain the rules and regulations for any new teams, and basic breakfast foods will be provided. Pizza will be available for order in the morning. The tournament will be held at TJHSST (6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22312). Our tournament is set for March 24th if weather permits, but if not, we will reschedule for a later date when the time comes.

FEES:
Registration fees per team:
$80 for schools that regularly participate in pyramidal quizbowl
$45 for schools that are new to pyramidal quizbowl

DISCOUNTS:
-$5 per each fully functional buzzer set, defined as having at least 8 working buzzers
-$10 for moderators with reading experience for pyramidal quizbowl tournaments
-$10 for teams travelling over 150 miles

If your team submitted a packet toward FACTS, your team will be eligible for further discounts off your total registration.

Acceptable packet submitted before 8/31: 60% off
Acceptable packet submitted by 8/31, but before 9/30: 40% off
Packet submitted before 8/31 that requires extensive editing: 20% off

Minimum registration fees:
$20 for schools that regularly participate in pyramidal quizbowl and submitted a packet.
$45 for schools that regularly participate in pyramidal quizbowl and did not submit a packet

Registration fees can be paid through cash or by check. Checks should be made payable to TJHSST Quizbowl with your school’s name and Registration Fee in the memo line. While payment the day of the tournament is preferable, mailing it in advance will work as well. Anything sent via mail should be addressed to TJHSST Quizbowl c/o John Laffey at 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA, 22312.

AFFILIATION:
TJIAT has received platinum certification from PACE, meaning that the top 25% of the field will qualify for the 2018 PACE NSC.

SIGN UP HERE:
https://goo.gl/forms/Th8Z5P6EyOoAQZd12

CURRENT FIELD: (teams, buzzers, staff)


Please direct any questions to the Thomas Jefferson Quizbowl officers at tjhsstquizbowl@gmail.com. We hope to see you in March!
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Re: TJIAT @ TJHSST, 3/24/18 [FACTS]

Postby AwkwardDioxide » Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:07 pm

We're happy to announce that this tournament has received platinum certification from PACE, meaning that the top 25% of the field will qualify for the 2018 PACE NSC, held during the weekend of June 2nd-3rd in Reston, VA.
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