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I have previously discussed what we'd like to see on socalquizbowl.org
In terms of high school tournaments, the October / November area is slated for the pan-region novice tournament, leaving one (1) season opener in September, one (1) tournament in December, and one (1) additional tournament in an available time slot in the October / November time frame. Of these, we’re looking for least one (1) NAQT tournament and one (1) non-NAQT tournament, not counting the novice tournament, which hopes to be on SCOP Novice; one (1) of the non-novice tournaments should be outside of San Diego. During this time frame, we are also looking for one (1) middle school tournament host.
UC San Diego plans to collapse Triton Spring and Triton Pre-Nationals into a single tournament held in May. This will not be considered a "regular-season tournament"; instead, the regular season will end in April, probably with the NAQT State Championship. This is to facilitate time for end-of-year school activities and AP and SAT testing, which have traditionally lowered May tournament attendance.
The schools which have spoken to me thus far are as follows:
- Caltech: LA-region novice tournament in October
- Scripps Ranch: NAQT tournament in early December
- Rancho Bernardo: NAQT tournament in early January
- Wangenheim / Mira Mesa: Middle school tournament
- Olympian: NAQT high school / middle school tournament in early April or on 21 October
- La Jolla / Madison: late March / early April
Please let me know if any of this information is incorrect or out-of-date.
9 September: ACT Testing
7 October: SAT Testing
28 October: ACT Testing
4 November: SAT Testing
2 December: SAT Testing
9 December: ACT Testing
23 December: WINTER BREAK
30 December: WINTER BREAK
10 February: ACT Testing
10 March: SAT Testing
14 April: ACT Testing
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Arcadia would like to host either SoCal State Champs around March 25th.
Arcadia High School
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Rancho Bernardo would like to host an NAQT tournament around January 6.
Rancho Bernardo '19
Important Bird Area
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Just a quick reminder that hosts planning to use NAQT questions should contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org
) to find out if we have a set available.
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF
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Canyon Crest would also like to host Socal Champs, probably sometime in April.
Canyon Crest Academy '18
Brown University '22
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Is there any interest in a mirror of Scobol Solo
in Southern California? I used to coach/staff it when I was still in Chicago, and I think it could do well here.
Dr. Noah Prince
Normal Community High School (2002)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2004)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008)
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy - Scholastic Bowl coach (2009-2014), assistant coach (2014-2015), well wisher (2015-2016)
guy in San Diego (2016-present)