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Matt's Buzzers

Postby AKKOLADE » Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:45 pm

Hey all,

With a new season starting, I just wanted to remind everyone of the existence of Matt's Buzzers. You can find further info at http://www.mattsbuzzers.com/.

It's a really great service set up in the memory of Matt Cvijanovich, a quiz bowl player for Iowa State and Illinois who passed away in 2005.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby Charbroil » Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:10 pm

You're sure it's still operational, right? The website only lists grant recipients in 2005-08.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby dtaylor4 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:46 pm

Charbroil wrote:You're sure it's still operational, right? The website only lists grant recipients in 2005-08.


Read the home page. Selections aren't until December, dude.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby AKKOLADE » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:05 pm

The recipients were announced today. According to their Facebook page, the recipients are:

St. James Middle School, St. James, MO
Athens High School, Athens, IL
La Crosse High School, McCracken, KS
Norman North High School, Norman, OK
Mt. Olive High School/Junior High, Mt. Olive, IL
Murfreesboro High School, Murfreesboro, AR
Santa Fe Trail High School, Carbondale, KS
White City High School, White City, KS
Slocomb High School, Slocomb, AL
Timberlake High School, Helena, OK

Congratulations to these teams, and thanks to Matt's Buzzers for continuing to run this wonderful program.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby pblessman » Sun Jan 31, 2010 5:13 pm

Bremen High School and Fort Wayne Northrop High School, both in Indiana, also won grants.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby 49-Mile Scenic Drive » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:59 pm

FredMorlan wrote:Slocomb High School, Slocomb, AL


Where in the world is Slocomb? I've never ever known of them having a team nor did I even know Slocomb was a town in Alabama.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby AKKOLADE » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:19 am

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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby Down and out in Quintana Roo » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:23 am

FredMorlan wrote:http://slocombhs.genevacountyschools.com/?PageName=%27OrganizationPage%27&OrganizationID=%278958%27

"*Open to all students in grades 7 through 10 with an overall average of 90 or above. "

Man, that would disqualify a whole lot of quizbowlers throughout the country if that were a more prevalent "rule."
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby 49-Mile Scenic Drive » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:03 am

Well I guess you learn something new everyday. Thanks Fred!
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby dtaylor4 » Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:16 pm

There was a "second chance" drawing held on March 20th.

The winners were Valparaiso High School from Valparaiso, IN and McKinley High School from Sebring, OH.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby dtaylor4 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:03 pm

The winners from the most recent drawing:

West Branch HS, Beloit, OH
Pensacola HS, Pensacola, FL
Alton Junior High, Alton, MO
Warren G Harding HS, Warren, OH
Stigler Middle School, Stigler, OK
Williamson Central School District, Williamson, NY
Porum Elementary School, Porum, OK
Chicago Christian HS, Palos Heights, IL
Youngstown East HS, Youngstown, OH
Utica Academy for International Studies, Sterling Heights, MI
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby dtaylor4 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:30 pm

Thanks to the funds raised from the Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament, there will be two "second chance" drawings for $150. My understanding is that schools who applied for a December grant, but were turned down, will be eligible.
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Re: Matt's Buzzers

Postby dtaylor4 » Wed May 02, 2012 11:47 pm

Sonoraville HS out of Calhoun, GA won a $220 grant. The funds came from participants in the post-ATROPHY doubles tournament last weekend.
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