Carnegie Quiz, Pittsburgh, 2/10 (IS-172)

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Carnegie Quiz, Pittsburgh, 2/10 (IS-172)

Post by setophaga » Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:15 pm

Carnegie Mellon Quiz Bowl will host Carnegie Quiz (formerly Tartan Invitational) on its Pittsburgh campus on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Questions: NAQT set IS-172.

Format: Standard NAQT Format (, timed rounds.

Nationals Qualification: The top 15% of the field will qualify for NAQT's HSNCT. The top 15% of small schools will qualify for NAQT's SSNCT.

Field Size: There is an initial soft cap of 20 teams, with potential to expand to a hard cap of 24 pending staff.

Registration: To register, please email Srishti Srivastava at srishtis [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu with the number of teams, buzzers, and moderators you plan to bring. Registration will close on Friday, January 26.

Fees and discounts:

-First team: $75
-Additional teams: $65 each
-Buzzer system: -$10 each
-Moderator/scorekeeper: -$15 each

Minimum fee per team: $40. Buzzers must be completely functional to receive discount; moderators should be experienced.

Payment: Please make checks out to "Carnegie Mellon University". We prefer to be paid with cash or check on the day of the tournament; please email if you need to make other arrangements.

Schedule: Day-of registration will be from 8:30 to 9:00 am, with round 1 starting by 9:30. Number of rounds and playoff/finals format will be determined by the field size. Logistical information will be provided to registered teams.

IMPORTANT: Under PA Act 153 regulations, all students participating in this tournament MUST present a signed waiver from CMU's Child Protection Services in order to play. We will email a PDF of this waiver to each team upon registration. If students are under 18 years of age, a parent must cosign. If you have any questions, please direct them to me at the email above.

Field (teams/buzzers)
Sameer Apte
Carnegie Mellon '19
President, CMU Quizbowl

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Re: Carnegie Quiz, Pittsburgh, 2/10 (IS-172)

Post by aberrant_mushroom » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:19 pm

UPDATE 1/29: We have hit the hard cap of 21 and registration for this tournament is now CLOSED.
UPDATE 2/8: After several adds/drops, here is the final field.

Pine Richland (1/1/0)
Chartiers Valley (1/1/0)
Tippecanoe (1/1/1)
Huntingdon Area HS (2/1/0)
Kane (2/0/0)
Hampton HS (2/1/0)
Winchester Thurston (2/1/0)
Allderdice (4/1/0)
Keystone Oaks (1/1/0)
Indiana (2/0/0)
Shady Side (1/2/0)
Central Catholic (1/0/0)
Westmont Hilltop (1/1/1)

Total: (21/11/2)
Srishti Srivastava
Carnegie Mellon 2018
HTHS 2014