DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

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DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:44 pm

Hi everyone!

The University at Buffalo will* host a mirror of DRAGOON on Saturday, 11/16. It'll be somewhere on the Academic Spine, y'all know the drill. I'm aiming for Talbert, like usual, but we may get stuck with Clemens or the Union.

Base fee: $120 per team
Buzzer discount: -$5 per operative buzzer system with at least eight working buzzers
Moderator discount: -$10 per competent moderator
Travel discount: -$10 per 150 miles traveled, one-way, according to Google Maps
Minimum fee per team: $80

Details regarding distribution can be found on the main DRAGOON thread.

* - I've heard rumblings of one/a handful/several/gaggles of Canadian teams going to the Alabama site. If there is not enough interest (i.e., if no school besides Buffalo plans to field a team), we will cancel. Please discuss below.

EDIT: THIS IS HAPPENING

Field:
Dennis/Ottawa
Aayush/Waterloo
Nick Penner/Carleton
Buffalo (1)
Brockport (1)
CMU (1)
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by cruzeiro » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:50 pm

I'm coming to Buffalo for this, even if it means I'm soloing the tournament. This may have something to do with getting to go to the Bills-Jets game on the Sunday :smile:

As I understand it, Jordan and Jay are going to the Alabama site, possibly with someone from UT. But they'll be better able to clarify this.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by minusfive » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:56 pm

Yes, Jay Misuk, Andrew Almas and myself are availing ourselves of the Graduate (lifestyle?) schedule to see some of the U.S. of A. We wish U@B all the best in running the tournament.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:14 pm

As with the Beeby, I am coming down to this, even if it means I have to solo the tournament. This has nothing to do with watching people throw a ball around.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Ndg » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:29 pm

Carnegie Mellon will probably be sending a team.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by TheRhymeMinister » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:20 am

Carleton will send a team to this, even if it means I have to solo the tournament. This has everything to do with my life's goal of thwarting Dennis at every turn.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by TheRhymeMinister » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:14 pm

Is it confirmed that this tournament is going ahead, or is there still a risk of cancellation?
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:00 pm

TheRhymeMinister wrote:Is it confirmed that this tournament is going ahead, or is there still a risk of cancellation?
This tournament is definitely happening.

Please show up between 8:15 and 8:45 AM in Room 205 of the Natural Sciences Complex, on our North (Amherst) Campus. We recommend you park in Fronczak Lot, or any of the Cooke or Hochstetter Lots.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Ndg » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:35 pm

I sent an email about this several days ago, but CMU is definitely coming.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:24 pm

Ndg wrote:I sent an email about this several days ago, but CMU is definitely coming.
Thank you, I did see that, and I changed the field to reflect it.

Looks like we'll run a 6-team double-RR, barring drops from the field. Please be as on time as possible on Saturday!
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:40 am

We've dropped to five teams now, so we may do a four-team RR or a five-team with byes, depending on how many Buffalo people I end up shanghai-ing.

If you think you'll be late on Saturday, please give me a call (seven one six 5 9 eight 5 eight 2 2)

EDIT: And, we're back at 6!
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:21 pm

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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:33 pm

Full stats are updated. Thanks for coming, everyone. Invoices will come via email.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Ndg » Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:56 pm

Minor stats correction... all of CMU's points for the second game against Brockport went to Tim. I don't remember what the exact numbers should be, but I know I had some points that round.

Thanks for hosting this, by the way.
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:28 pm

Quick thanks on behalf of Waterloo! Was a fun tournament that run smoothly for the most part. Hope to see you guys around soon :smile:
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by TheRhymeMinister » Sun Nov 17, 2013 6:45 pm

Thanks to Zach, Sarah, and the whole Buffalo club for putting on a well run tourney. Great job all around!
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Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

Post by cruzeiro » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:25 pm

As with the rest, thank you for running this smoothly, Buffalo! Always fun to play against schools we don't see very often as well in CMU and Brockport.
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