MRI-6 at New Kent High School, VA (12/16/17) [DEFT]

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MRI-6 at New Kent High School, VA (12/16/17) [DEFT]

Postby MDUCK » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:49 am

This is the general announcement for the Metro Richmond Invitational Tournament 6. This is a high school academic quizbowl tournament, to be held at New Kent High School on Saturday, December 16th from 9:00 AM until shortly after 4:30 PM.

LOCATION, DIRECTIONS, PARKING: The tournament will take place at New Kent High School, in New Kent County, Virginia located at 7365 Egypt Rd New Kent, Virginia 23124.

This tournament will use questions provided by Darien High School Quizbowl Team.
A description of the set can be found at

-The fee structure is as follows:
Base fee: $70 per team. There is no limit to the number of teams who can attend from one school.
Buzzer discount: $10 off school's total fee for each fully functional system (control box and eight activators all work)-no limit to # of systems you can bring
Staff discount: $10 off school's total fee. This could be a coach, parent, student who is not playing, etc. Team-provided staffers will keep score for various games not involving the team with which they are affiliated. Volunteer staffers must stay through all the games (except finals) in order to receive credit for their school. There is no limit to the number of staffers you can bring.
Travel: $10 off the school's fee for every 150 one-way miles traveled to New Kent High school between your school's address and New Kent High School according to Google Maps.

-To register, complete the form here: or e- mail me at mduckworth -at- with the number of teams, buzzers, and staffers you want to bring, and an email address where you can be contacted with details. We are also requiring a cell phone contact number belonging to someone who will be attending the tournament, so that we can track you down if you are running late. Feel free to share this announcement with any schools that you think would be interested in attending. There is no further registration form or other action needed on your part in order to be officially registered; you only need to e-mail me at that address with the information requested. Posts made in this thread will not be considered official registrations; you must e-mail me. I will reply with a registration confirmation. If you do not receive confirmation please contact me in another manner (from a different email address, pm, etc.)

METHOD OF PAYMENT: All teams must pay by the day of the tournament. We prefer to accept payment in person right before the tournament starts, but we will accept checks by mail ahead of time if your procedures require it. Teams who do not pay by the day of the tournament will be charged a $25 penalty and will have two weeks to pay their total amount before we start mailing letters to your school administration about it.

We can accept cash, personal checks, or checks from school, school district, or quizbowl club funds. We have no ability to process purchase orders, credit cards, Paypal, or any other forms of payment. Bringing forms of payment outside of the three listed will be considered nonpayment and subject you to the $25 late payment penalty.
If you require a pre-tournament invoice in order to have a check cut, let us know by December 10th so that we can send you the paperwork in time.

TEAM & ROSTER SIZE: There may be a maximum of six players on one team's roster, up to four of whom may play at one time. There will be no exceptions to this rule. If you bring more than six players, you must register a second team to have all of them play. There is a halftime substitution opportunity in each game. Each player may appear on only one team's roster throughout the day-no switching from the B team to the A team, etc. Teams may also play shorthanded with only three players. Teams consisting of fewer than three players may not play without my express prior permission.

FOOD: Breakfast will not be provided by the tournament. For lunch, Pizza, Drinks and various other snacks will be available in our cafeteria for a small fee so teams are encouraged to bring some cash for lunch.

Please e-mail me if you have any further questions. I'm looking forward to seeing a wide variety of teams on the 16th.
Matt Duckworth
Coach-New Kent High School
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Re: MRI-6 at New Kent High School, VA (12/16/17) [DEFT]

Postby MDUCK » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:50 am

Field Update:

NKA Homeschool Collective 2/0/0

Total: Teams/Staff/Buzzers 2/0/0
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Re: MRI-6 at New Kent High School, VA (12/16/17) [DEFT]

Postby bluqiu » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:12 pm

Is there any chance this could be moved to a different set? Most teams in SW VA have already played DEFT at Hidden Valley's mirror.

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Re: MRI-6 at New Kent High School, VA (12/16/17) [DEFT]

Postby AKKOLADE » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:14 pm

Did this tournament happen?
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