NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

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NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:43 pm

Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL, will host a mirror of ACF Fall on November 3rd, 2012. Due to IHSA regulations regarding high school teams competing with college teams, ACF has granted NIU permission to host a mirror of ACF Fall restricted to high school teams; NIU graciously thanks ACF for this permission. Unfortunately, NIU will not have the capacity to host a separate division for colleges; we encourage colleges that enjoyed DeKalb last year to visit our friends at the University of Wisconsin or Carnegie Mellon University.

With the exception of "only high school teams may attend," all other ACF rules and regulations are in place, including the packet writing requirement for teams containing players that have played a college tournament prior to 9/1/2011.

Registration is done centrally via this online form. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at styxman42@gmail.com.

Full tournament details will be updated later this week.

We look forward to seeing you in DeKalb!
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:54 pm

Field (10):
Auburn
"The Academy of Carpentry"
"Aurora Way East"
"Boone County Barnstormers"
DCC
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Loyola x2
Saint Viator x2
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Guile Island » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:00 pm

Would having played a set like D2 ICT at a high school tournament count as playing a college tournament for packet writing requirements? By extent, would playing this count as having played a college tournament for future packet writing requirements?
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by MorganV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:23 pm

Having played DII ICT last year would not require you to write a packet either way, because the rules say you had to have played a college tournament prior to September of last year to be packet-required.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Susan » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:43 am

Golden-bellied Starfrontlet wrote:Would having played a set like D2 ICT at a high school tournament count as playing a college tournament for packet writing requirements? By extent, would playing this count as having played a college tournament for future packet writing requirements?
So long as it was a HS tournament, this shouldn't count for packet-writing requirements.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by shrey96 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:04 pm

Metea Valley A would like to register, with the possibility of a B team and a name change if our administration wishes. Unfortunately, we cannot provide buzzers or moderators.

If we need to sign up centrally, how do we indicate that we're doing the HS Mirror? There doesn't seem to be spot for it on the "Site Attending" drop-down list.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by mlaird » Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:28 am

Are you receiving registrations, or do we need to contact you in addition to filling out ACF's form?

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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:47 pm

Field updated above: if you have registered online, please e-mail me telling me so.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by 4nay » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:48 pm

Plainfield North would like to express interest.

Also, just a favor: could someone explain "Aurora Way East" for me?
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by dtaylor4 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:02 pm

4nay wrote:Plainfield North would like to express interest.

Also, just a favor: could someone explain "Aurora Way East" for me?
It's a school that is playing under a pseudonym, likely due to administrative issues.

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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by 4nay » Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:16 pm

Ah, unfortunate circumstances. Good on them for still participating despite that.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by shrey96 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:25 pm

Way East would like to express interest in a B team.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by TheMostIntrestingAsianInTheWorld » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:19 pm

Are out-of-state schools allowed to attend? I noticed you mentioned IHSA and I just want to make sure my team's elgible before we consider attending.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:24 pm

Yes! In fact, you wouldn't be alone -- DCC has already registered.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by jgalea84 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:59 pm

Olmsted Falls, OH may be interested in bringing a team. Are there any further field updates?
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:33 am

jgalea84 wrote:Olmsted Falls, OH may be interested in bringing a team. Are there any further field updates?
I'm waiting on an e-mail from ACF with any updates on teams who have filled out the form but not emailed me; what you see above is what I know.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:35 am

The field is at 7 teams right now; we'd like to get that up to 10 or 12 teams if possible. Get those registrations in to ACF and e-mails in to me!
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by shrey96 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:28 pm

"Aurora Way East B" is officially withdrawing from the tournament; I have contacted ACF about this as well.

Way East A is still in.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:21 pm

The field is up to 7 teams; I'd love to get team #8 for an even field!
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:13 pm

The field is closed at 10 teams. Coaches and/or player reps, check your e-mail for a question regarding the tournament.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by mlaird » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:33 pm

Loyola versus DCC in a best of three for the championship. DCC takes the first game by destroying the second half.

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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Euler's Constant » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:20 pm

Thanks to NIU for holding this; "The Academy of Carpentry" really enjoyed it.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by mlaird » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:40 pm

You had Joe in for Zach in the final round. Zach went 2/0, Joe didn't play.

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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by jonah » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:46 pm

mlaird wrote:You had Joe in for Zach in the final round. Zach went 2/0, Joe didn't play.
Fixed in the IHSSBCA's version of the stats.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by MorganV » Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:00 am

Ian Torres had three more tossups in our round vs. "Academy of Carpentry" than he is credited for. We had 18 tossups that round, not 15.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by jonah » Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:21 am

MorganV wrote:Ian Torres had three more tossups in our round vs. "Academy of Carpentry" than he is credited for. We had 18 tossups that round, not 15.
The aforelinked stats have this corrected now too.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Coach G » Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:33 pm

Thanks, Brad and Kristin, for hosting this. Although we got off to a slow start, we enjoyed the day. A stats correction that doesn't make a difference in the outcome, but in the interest of accuracy: in the tie-breaker we played against Aurora Way East (315-10), we just heard 13, not 20, tossups.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

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Since that game didn't count for actual stats, we felt the correction was not necessary to make after the tournament.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by jonah » Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:55 pm

Coach G wrote:Thanks, Brad and Kristin, for hosting this. Although we got off to a slow start, we enjoyed the day. A stats correction that doesn't make a difference in the outcome, but in the interest of accuracy: in the tie-breaker we played against Aurora Way East (315-10), we just heard 13, not 20, tossups.
I fixed this in the IHSSBCA's copy.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Post by Coach G » Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:37 pm

Thanks, Jonah.

Kristin, I understand. I mentioned it because I didn't want someone who wasn't there to look at the stats for that round and think that 7 tossups went dead.

By the way, lest anyone have misunderstood my post above, I meant that our team, not the tournament itself, got off to a slow start.
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Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

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Stats have been updated.
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