Battle of the Burgh XXI (3/24/18)

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Battle of the Burgh XXI (3/24/18)

Postby thegoodsheppard » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:38 pm

Questions: NAQT set IS-173A.

Format: Standard NAQT format (

Registration: To register, please email me at, with the number of teams, buzzers, and moderators you plan to bring. None of these are required, but are highly encouraged. Registration will close on March 24th.

Fees and discounts:

-First team: $70
-Second team: $60
-Third team: $50
-Buzzer system: -$10 each
-Moderator/scorekeeper: -$10 each
-Never Attended a Pitt tournament: -$10
-Over 200 miles traveled (one way):-$10
Minimum fee per team: $40. Buzzers must be completely functional with at least 8 signaling devices to receive discount; moderators should be experienced.

Payment: Please make checks out to "Pitt Quiz Bowl". 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 (room G8 of the Cathedral of Learning), 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.
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Re: Battle of the Burgh XXI (3/24/18)

Postby gettysburg11 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:45 pm

I'm curious as to why teams will be charged an extra twenty dollars in order to receive a copy of the questions they are already paying to play. This seems highly unusual to me and I'm wondering why this policy is in place for this tournament.
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