Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon, PA

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Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon, PA

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:00 am

Hello all!

Norwin High School Quiz Bowl is thrilled to announce that Norwin Senior High School (251 McMahon Drive, Irwin, PA 15642) will be hosting the first iteration of the Norwin Invitational, on February 4, 2017!

Note: The packet we will be using is IS-163A. Before you sign up, please make sure that you are attending no other tournament that uses the same packet. We will be following the standard untimed NAQT format with 20 tossups and bonuses in each round. Further information may be found in the following link: https://www.naqt.com/rules.html

Field Cap:
The initial field size will be capped at 24 teams, with the ability to expand indefinitely, given enough staffers and equipment can be acquired.

Fees:
First Team: $70
Second Team: $65
Third or Higher Team: $60
For interested teams, copies of the question set will be available after the close of the tournament at a cost of $20.

Discounts:
-$10 for teams new to NAQT
-$10 for each functioning buzzer system
-$10 for each moderator (with experience, notified 2 weeks in advance of the tournament)
-$10 for each school traveling over 200 miles to attend

Payment can be made either in cash or by check made out to “Norwin Activity Fund”.
Copies of the question set will be made available after the tournament at a cost of $20.

Registration:
To register, please fill out the Google Form linked below by the registration deadline, which is 1/27/2017.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIp ... w/viewform

Schedule:
Check-in will begin at 8:00am.
A brief moderator/scorekeeper meeting will begin at 8:30am.
Round one will begin at the close of the moderator/scorekeeper meeting (around 9:00am).

Contact:
If you have any questions, please email Andrew Halza at halza.andrew@norwinsd.org.

Thank you and we hope to see you there!
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby Mrs. Featherbottom's Cutoffs » Sat Dec 10, 2016 6:58 pm

Could we have a field update?
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:19 pm

Field (as of 12/23/2016):

Allderdice (1-2?)
Thomas Jefferson (1)
North Hills (1)
Norwin (2-4)
Penn Hills (1)

Showed Interest:

Shadyside Academy
Plum
Elizabeth Forward
Chartiers-Houston
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:18 pm

Field Update (as of 12/27/2016):

North Hills (1)
Penn Hills (1)
Allderdice (1)
Thomas Jefferson (1)
Norwin (2-4)
Shadyside Academy (expressed interest)
Plum (expressed interest)
Elizabeth Forward (expressed interest)
Chartiers-Houston (expressed interest)
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:48 pm

Field Update (as of 1/10/2017):

Norwin (2-4)
Allderdice (1-2)
Penn Hills (1)
Valley (1)
Franklin Regional (1)
Baldwin (1-2)
Shady Side Academy (1)

Expressed Interest:

North Hills
Winchester Thurston
Penn-Trafford
Hempfield
Ligonier Valley
Elizabeth Forward
Chartiers-Houston
Quaker Valley
Brashear
Plum
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:58 pm

Field Update (as of 1/16/2017):

Norwin (2-4)
Allderdice (1-2)
Penn Hills (1)
Valley (1)
Winchester Thurston (2)
Franklin Regional (1)
Baldwin (1-2)
Shady Side Academy (2)
Penn-Trafford (1)

Expressed Interest:

North Hills
Hempfield
Ligonier Valley
Elizabeth Forward
Chartiers-Houston
Quaker Valley
Brashear
Plum
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:29 am

Field Update (as of 1/18/2017)

Norwin (2-4)
Allderdice (1-2)
Penn Hills (1)
Valley (1)
Winchester Thurston (2)
Franklin Regional (1)
Baldwin (1-2)
Shady Side Academy (2)
Penn-Trafford (1)
Westmont Hilltop (2)
Washington (1)
Bishop Canevin (1)

Expressed Interest:

North Hills
Hempfield
Ligonier Valley
Chartiers-Houston
Quaker Valley
Brashear
Plum
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Re: Norwin Invitational (2/4/2017, IS-163A) North Huntingdon

Postby NorwinQuizBowl » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:10 pm

Field Update 1/27 (21 Teams):

Norwin (8)
Allderdice (1)
Penn Hills (1)
Winchester Thurston (2)
Franklin Regional (1)
Baldwin (1)
Shady Side Academy (2)
Penn-Trafford (1)
Westmont Hilltop (2)
Washington (1)
Bishop Canevin (1)

In addition, the Norwin Invitational is now Gold Certified through PACE, meaning the top 20% of teams will qualify to participate in the PACE NSC in the summer!
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