Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

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Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Prince Omeed I of House Askary » Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:11 am

NCQBA and Valley Christian are pleased to announce that the Valley Christian Winter High School Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017. This tournament will have separate JV and Varsity divisions; the field cap is 40 teams. Top 15% of Varsity teams will qualify for both Nationals (NSC and HSNCT).

Location: This tournament will take place at Valley Christian High School, 100 Skyway Drive, San Jose, CA, 95111. Registration will begin at 8:30AM in Room E206 and we plan to start round 1 at 9:00AM.

Questions: We will be using NAQT IS-157A for JV and NAQT IS-158 for Varsity. Please note: if you played at the Sacramento Fall tournament in September and wish to play in this tournament then you must play in the Varsity division of this tournament.
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.

Fees:

Base fee: $80 per team

-$30 for schools that played zero quiz bowl tournaments during the 2015-2016 school year (per team)

-$10 per working buzzer system (must accommodate at least eight players) Labeled with the name of School/Team
-$10 per experienced moderator
-$10 per 100 miles traveled according to Google Maps (per team)

Minimum Entry Fee: $20 per team

Payment (cash or check) will be taken at check-in on January 14.

How to register: Please fill out this google form no later than Wednesday, January 11 indicating how many teams, buzzers, and staff your school plans to bring:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIp ... A/viewform

Jeff Hoppes is the Tournament Director. If you have any questions, contact him at jeff.hoppes@gmail.com
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by njsbling » Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:34 am

Field as of 1/14 (34):

Varsity (14):
Amador Valley (1)
Bellarmine (1)
Challenger Ardenwood (1)
Crystal Springs (1)
Davis (2)
Guilder (2)
Harker (1)
Menlo-Atherton (1)
Pi-oneers (1)
Saratoga (1)
Valley Christian (1)
Washington (1)

JV (20):
BASIS (1)
Bellarmine (1)
Crystal Springs (1)
Dublin (1)
Evergreen (1)
Fallon (2)
Fremont (1)
Harker (1)
Hillsdale (1)
Hopkins (1)
Les Quiz (1)
Milpitas (1)
Saint Francis (1)
Saratoga (1)
Sunol Glen (2)
Valley Christian (1)
Washington (1)
Wilcox (1)
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:53 am

The field is closed now that we have even numbers in both divisions.

Details for Saturday have been emailed to the registered teams. Check-in is at 8:30 am in room E206 of the Education Building (VCS campus map).
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:28 pm

Lunchtime.

JV playoff tiers:

Finals A

Harker B
Milpitas
Saint Francis
BASIS Silicon Valley
Sunol Glen A

Finals B

Bellarmine B
Saratoga B
Crystal Springs B
Valley Christian B
Evergreen Valley

First Consolation

Fallon A
Hopkins
Dublin
Fremont
Wilcox

Second Consolation

Hillsdale
Les Quiz
Sunol Glen B
Fallon B
Washington B
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:47 pm

Finals are starting now. In varsity, Harker A has the advantage over Crystal Springs A. In jv, BASIS Silicon Valley and Saratoga B are playing a one-game final.
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:20 pm

BASIS defeated Saratoga 380-235 in the jv final.
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:30 pm

Crystal Springs defeated Harker 385-300 in the second game of an advantaged final.

Full stats will be posted later tonight.
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by AKKOLADE » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:01 pm

bird bird bird bird bird wrote:Crystal Springs defeated Harker 385-300 in the second game of an advantaged final.

Full stats will be posted later tonight.
o rly?
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by jonah » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:04 pm

They were, just not the link.
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Re: Valley Christian HS Tournament (January 14)

Post by AKKOLADE » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:46 pm

My Jeff sass, though.
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