The following is information regarding ACF Fall at Truman State
ACF Fall will be held at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO on Saturday, November 5, 2010. Check-in will begin at 8:30 am, play will begin at 9:00 am, and the tournament will be located in Baldwin Hall.
The base fee for teams is $120. Several discounts are available:
• $5 off for each working buzzer set.
• $10 off for each staffer.
• $5 for a laptop (1 per team)
• $10 off for every 200 miles you traveled (as determined by google maps)
• $25 for every team that is new to ACF
• $75 off for every team that is new to quizbowl.
• $50 off for high school teams
Minimum fee: $0
Packet submission discounts and penalties are as follows:
Packet submitted before 11:59 PM on:
Oct 10, 2010: No penalty (-$25 for teams not required to submit packets)
Oct 17, 2010: +$25
Oct 24, 2010: +$50
After Oct. 24, 2010: The editors may grant one or more 24-hour extensions at an additional penalty of $10 per day.
Please refer to the packet submission guidelines posted on the following pages:
Fees and Packet Requirements: http://www.acf-quizbowl.com/documents/packetsub.php
ACF Fall Announcement Page: http://www.acf-quizbowl.com/acf_fall_2010.php
Driving directions: Kirksville is located on Hwy. 63 about 1.5 hours north of Columbia, MO. Driving time from the St. Louis or Kansas City is about 3 hours; roughly 5-6 hours from the Chicago area. The address to the university is 100 E Normal, Kirksville MO, 63501. Parking and hotel accommodations are plentiful.
Food: There are various options for breakfast and lunch on and off campus.
Payment: Please make checks payable to "Academic Competition Organization." Cash will also be accepted.
If you are interested in attending, please post here or email me at email@example.com
or Kevin Robb at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the number of teams, buzzers, moderators, etc. that you will be bringing.
We hope to see you at the tournament on November 5th. You stay classy quizbowl.
Truman State University
Academic Competition Organization, President