Sacramento Winter HS Tournament (Jan 12)

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Sacramento Winter HS Tournament (Jan 12)

Post by njsbling » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:18 pm

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Winter HS Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019. This competition features separate JV and Varsity divisions. The field cap is 20 teams. Bay Area teams cannot register until Monday, December 24.

Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano High School, 4540 American River Drive, Sacramento, California. Registration will begin at 9:00AM and we plan to start round 1 at 9:30AM.

Questions: We will be using NAQT IS-181 for Varsity and IS-182A for JV.

Eligibility: All high schools (public, private, charter, religious, homeschool, etc.) are eligible to play in this event.

Schools are encouraged to enter multiple teams, but please note that participants must play for the same team throughout the tournament.


Base fee: $60 per team

This tournament is free for schools that have never played a tournament before that uses NAQT questions.

-$10 per working buzzer system (must accommodate at least eight players)

-$20 per staffer (We will hold a brief training session during check-in for those volunteers who have never kept score before.)

Minimum Entry Fee: $0 per team

Payment (cash or check) will be taken at check-in on January 12

Registration takes place on the NAQT website here => ... t_id=10196
[one must have an account on the NAQT website in order to register]
Nicholas Karas
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Re: Sacramento Winter HS Tournament (Jan 12)

Post by whatamidoinghere » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:53 pm

Seeing as many Bay Area teams would like to play this set, as it is one of the few HSNCT qualifiers available in NorCal, it would feel just if there was another tournament run on this set which is run in the Bay Area.
Avinash Iyer
Mission San Jose '21
51st place, HSNCT 2018
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