Regular Season vs Conference

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tksaleija
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Regular Season vs Conference

Post by tksaleija » Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:13 pm

On the NAQT website, tournaments are labelled as either regular season or conference. What's the difference?
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Re: Regular Season vs Conference

Post by jonah » Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:26 pm

There are a few overlapping notions here, but most tournaments are one-day events, and many of them are open to anyone. Most conferences are multi-day events (often a series of weeknights of a small number of matches, and sometimes at multiple sites), and many of them are limited to a particular group of teams (such as those in a particular athletic conference).
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