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COBALT III @ La Jolla High School (4/7/18) - La Jolla, CA

Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:02 am
by samkaseff
La Jolla High School will be hosting COBALT III (it doesn't stand for anything) on April 7, 2018.

DATE/TIME: The tournament will take place on Saturday April 7, 2018. Check-in will take place from 8:00am to 9:00am and matches will start soon after.

LOCATION: COBALT III will take place at La Jolla High School, located at 750 Nautilus Street, La Jolla, CA, 92037. Check-in will take place in the cafeteria, and matches in the 500 building.

Registration: To register, please fill out this form ... sp=sf_link or email with the following information:
1) School name
The registration fee can be paid by cash or check. Please make checks payable to LJHS Foundation
2) Number of teams
3) Number of moderators
4) Number of buzzers
5) Total registration fee
6) Contact number.

The field cap is 16 teams but is subject to change with a maximum of 3 teams per school until further notice.
$80 for the first team from each school
$70 for each subsequent team.

-$5 for each working buzzer set
-$10 for each competent, full-time moderator
-$5 per 50 miles traveled, calculated by Google Maps from your school to LJHS
-$40 for the first team from a school that hasn't competed in a tournament in the past two years.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: The tournament will be using NAQT IS-174. The tournament will adhere to official NAQT rules with the exception that each match will consist of two untimed halves of ten questions each. A preliminary round robin in the morning will be followed by round robin play-offs in the afternoon, which will be seeded based on the results of the preliminary round robin.

As stated in the NAQT HSNCT(High School National Championship Tournament) qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the 2018 HSNCT, as well as the top 10% for PACE.

FOOD: A light breakfast will be provided at check-in. Lunch can be found on Pearl St. (about a 10 minute walk) or La Jolla Blvd. Lunch will be provided for all moderators.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Re: COBALT III @ La Jolla High School (4/7/18) - La Jolla, C

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:12 pm
by samkaseff
Current Field as of 3/24/2018

Number of Teams/Buzzers/Moderators:

Olympian: 3/2/1
North Hollywood: 1/1/0
Irvine: 1/2/0
Westview: 2/0/0
Arcadia: 2/2/0
Del Norte: 1/0/0
Canyon Crest Academy: 2/1/1

Total: 12/8/2

Re: COBALT III @ La Jolla High School (4/7/18) - La Jolla, C

Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:38 pm
by samkaseff
Current field as of 4/2/2018

Number of teams/buzzers/moderators

Olympian: 3/2/1
North Hollywood: 1/1/0
Irvine: 1/2/0
Westview: 2/2/0
Arcadia: 2/2/0