Michigan Academic Competitions is pleased to announce the 2018 Michigan Winter Invitational, to be held on February 10, 2018
.Location and Schedule
We will begin registration at 8:15 a.m. and hold a meeting for players and coaches at 8:45 a.m. Rounds will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue through the morning and early afternoon with a lunch break around 1:00 p.m. Playoffs and a brief awards ceremony will follow, and we expect to finish no later than 6:00 p.m., although we usually are done by 5. The tournament will be held on the second and third floors of Mason Hall on the University of Michigan’s Central Campus, just like in years past. More specifics on this will be sent out as the tournament date approaches.
The tournament will likely have some number of round-robin prelims followed by round-robin playoffs.Question Set and Rules
We will be using GSAC XXV
, a set written by the Maggie Walker Governor's School.
We will be following ACF rules.Fees and Discounts
+$90: first team
+$70: each additional team from a school
-$10: discount for a fully functioning buzzer system (max 2 per school)
-$5: early bird discount for registering by 5 PM, January 13th (discount is per team registered)
-$10: new program discount** (discount is per team registered)
-$10: distance discount for 100-275 miles driven*** (discount is per team registered)
-$50: extreme distance discount for over 275 miles driven*** (discount is per team registered)
Minimum entry fee per team is $0
** If your school has not participated in a University of Michigan tournament within the past two years, then you are eligible for this discount.
*** Distances are determined as based on distance one way from your school to the tournament site according to maps.google.com.Checks
should be made out to "Michigan Academic Competitions." While we prefer that you bring them to the tournament and hand them in at registration, if this is not possible, you can mail the check to:
Michigan Academic Competitions
C/O The University Activities Center
4002 Michigan Union
530 S State St
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1349Registration
Please register by filling out this form
. No other forms of registration will be accepted.
If you email us to register, you will be either ignored or sent a link to the form, depending on whether we see the email.There is a field cap of 18 teams for this tournament. The field is closed save for two teams.Questions
If you have any questions, direct them to our tournament director, Collin Parks, at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or to me, at email@example.com
We hope to see you on February 10th for a great day of quizbowl!Current Field
Detroit Country Day (2/1)
Divine Child (2/0)
[Ann Arbor] Huron (1/2)
[New Boston] Huron (2/0)
Livonia Churchill (1/1)
Notre Dame Prep (1/1)
U of D Jesuit (2/1)
Utica Academy for International Studies (2/2)
Current Total: 15 teams, 14 buzzers
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