Itawamba is hosting the Mid-South Championship on Jan. 21st at our high school (11900 Hwy 25 South, Fulton, MS 38843). This tournament is for any competitive quiz bowl team in the Mid-South area. We will be using IS-158 for the varsity and the Penn Novice Set for Junior Varsity/Novice/Middle School teams. The tournament will be directed by coach Chris Johnson. Itawamba's teams will be playing in the tournament. The readers will be former Itawamba scholars who all have competed at nationals or have NAQT competition experience as well as local volunteers and teachers.
Field size: max of 24 (16 varsity; 8 JV)
Cost: $65 for 1st team; $55 for each additional team
Discounts: $10 for each WORKING buzzer system; $5 for each 100 miles driven (according to Google maps)
Lunch: We will sell pizza and drinks ($5= 2 slices of pizza plus a drink) plus have snacks for sale during tournament play
Coaches hospitality room will be present with coffee and snacks
Local hotels: Holiday Inn (http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/ho ... oteldetail)
Days Inn (http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/mississip ... l-overview)
Registration: We will start check-ins and such at 8:00 AM
Coaches meeting: 8:30 AM in the library
1st match: 8:45 AM
We will do a round-robin pool play until lunch (12:00) using standard NAQT rules. Then, we will take the top 2 teams (records, PPG, PPB) from each bracket and play for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th (trophies given to top 4). The remaining teams will play consolation rounds against similar teams (determined by PPG). Every team should be guaranteed 7 games. Stats will be kept and awards given to the top 5 individual points earners based upon preliminary games only.
Contact info: Chris Johnson, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Payments: can be mailed to Itawamba beforehand although payments will be taken the day of the tournament.
Teams Competing: (# of team, buzzers)
Itawamba (3, 2)
Meridian (2, 1)
West Lauderdale (2,?)
Jackson Prep (1,0)
Russellville, AL (1,0)
Tupelo Christian Prep (2,1)
Hamilton, MS (1,0)
Jackson Prep (2,0)
Tupelo Christian Prep (1,0)
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