LIST III is looking for mirrors!

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LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:36 pm

This year's iteration of the Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament is again looking for mirrors nationwide! It will be written by the Ladue team, and head-edited by Jialin Ding, Haohang Xu, and myself (Max Schindler). We will offer 16 packets for the low price of $10 per team attending! The set will be available for mirroring starting January 19, 2013, and we're open to any mirrors after that for the duration of the school year (and into summer, I guess).

The details of last year's set can be found here and the set itself can be downloaded here.



SET DETAILS:

The set will be very similar to last year in style, though with a wee bit shorter of tossups on average, and in difficulty, meaning it will be suitable for all levels of teams in attendance (last year, only 4 of the nearly 100 teams nationwide to play the set had less than 10 ppb, and top teams were still distinguished between very well by the tossups whenever they played). Each packet will consist of 22 pyramidal tossups and 3-part bonuses, distributed as follows:

4 History
4 Literature
4 Science
2 Religion & Mythology
1 Math (Non-computational)
0.5 Philosophy (1 tossup or 1 bonus per round)
0.5 Social Science (1 tossup or 1 bonus per round)
1 Art
1 Music
1 Geography
1 Current Events
1 Trash (Pop Culture and Sports)
1 Extra


MIRRORING:

We would love for every circuit to have a mirror of LIST this year. Mirrors have been lined up so far at VCU and in Texas (and of course the main site in St. Louis); if you want a mirror in your area, even if you don't have an exact date firmed up, let me know sooner rather than later! If you're at all interested in mirroring, or have any questions whatsoever, just shoot me an email at igoroogenflagenstein@gmail.com

Current Mirrors:

Loyola ULTIMA (IL) on 1/19/13
Berkeley (Northern CA) on 1/19/13
Michigan Mirror (MI) on 2/16/13
Arizona Mirror (AZ) on 2/16/13 (stats)
East Chapel Hill (NC) on 3/9/13
Norman North (OK) on 3/9/13
Columbia (NY) on 3/9/13
VCU (VA) on 3/16/13
Ladue LIST (MO) on 3/30/13
Sidney (OH) on 4/13/13
Collins Hill (GA) on 4/20/13
YOLO @ Westview (southern CA) on 4/20/13
Lisgar, Canada on 5/4/13

Texas Mirror (TX) -- March/April


EDIT: The set will actually be available for mirrors starting on the 19th.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby bobweiser425 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:28 pm

What do you charge per team? Bob Weiser Solon budyzer@en.com
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby dtaylor4 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:30 pm

bobweiser425 wrote:What do you charge per team? Bob Weiser Solon budyzer@en.com


As indicated, $10 per team.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:45 am

Westview (SoCal) will once again be running a mirror of LIST.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:44 pm

Columbia University will be mirroring LIST sometime in February or March.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:18 pm

Norman North (OK) will be running a mirror in February or March.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 4:41 pm

There will be an Ohio mirror of LIST on April 13th, at Sidney High School.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:10 pm

Collins Hill in Georgia will be mirroring on April 20th! There's still lots of areas in the country (and Canada!) that don't have mirrors lined up yet or in the works; email me!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:40 pm

And East Chapel Hill on February 2nd!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:08 pm

LIST's NorCal mirror will be at Berkeley as part of the California Cup on January 19!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:24 pm

The University of Michigan will host a mirror as well, probably on 2/16! There are still a few regions we'd love to have mirrors in!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:58 pm

Mewto55555 wrote:There will be an Ohio mirror of LIST on April 13th, at Sidney High School.


has been cancelled; we'd love for any other Ohio mirror to occur!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:09 pm

Mewto55555 wrote:
Mewto55555 wrote:There will be an Ohio mirror of LIST on April 13th, at Sidney High School.


has been cancelled; we'd love for any other Ohio mirror to occur!


is back on! Ohio teams should go play this great set!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:54 am

The LIST mirror in Texas has gotten moved back 2 or 3 months.


Also, this set is almost completely done and looks like it will once again provide excellent competition for teams of all skill levels. If your area doesn't have a mirror, please email me to set one up; if your area does, please attend!!!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:49 pm

LIST III has been rated "exemplary" by the PACE Question Set Certification Program! We'd still love more mirrors in any area which lacks one!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:35 pm

We'll be having a mirror at Lisgar, Ottawa, probably on 4/27 or 5/4!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:39 pm

There will be a mirror of LIST in Arizona this weekend. Still would love to have mirrors in all the places that don't have them!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:59 pm

Mewto55555 wrote:We'll be having a mirror at Lisgar, Ottawa, probably on 4/27 or 5/4!


This is indeed happening, on 5/4.
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:39 pm

The set has just been sent out to our last host (Canada); if I don't hear about any other people wanting to use the packets, I'll be clearing the set for discussion and posting it on QBP on 5/4. If you are at all interested in using LIST for anything else this year, please let me know ASAP!
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Re: LIST III is looking for mirrors!

Postby Mewto55555 » Mon May 06, 2013 8:39 pm

LIST is now clear; clicking this link will download the packets. Thanks everyone who played or mirrored it, and I hope everyone enjoys the set my very capable colleagues will put out next year!
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