VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

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VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

Postby Jfern13 » Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:47 pm

The University of Georgia is pleased to announce that we will be mirroring VCU’s Collegiate Novice set. Details regarding its distribution, writing corps, and other information can be found in the original forum post, found at: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17650

The tournament format will vary based on the size of the field, but the top two teams will play a final. All matches will be in the Geography/Geology building, located on Sanford Drive by Sanford Stadium, as seen on this map: https://www.architects.uga.edu/sites/de ... 5color.pdf

Eligibility Rules:
1. All ACF eligibility rules apply, except when they contradict the rules below.
2. This is a tournament for introducing collegiate novices to quizbowl. Consequently, no high school teams or players are eligible.
3. Anyone (who does not break Rules 1 or 2) who has never played quizbowl before is automatically eligible. Other academic competition does not count as quizbowl for this rule.
4. Players meeting one or more of the following criteria must apply to the head editor for special permission to play:
i. If you have already completed your second year of college (calculated from time in college, not credits). Time in a post-secondary high school program does not count.
ii. If you have ever finished in the top 20 in scoring at PACE NSC or top 35 in scoring at NAQT HSNCT, or played on a team that finished in the top 16 at NSC or t-21 at HSNCT.
iii. If you ever lead a team in scoring that made it beyond the first round of the HSNCT playoffs, or lead a team in scoring that made the top playoff bracket of NSC [the last two years, this has been the top 24 teams].
iv. If you have ever scored at least 30 points per game at any college tournament.
v. If you have ever won any college tournament.
5. Anyone who does not fall into any of the four categories listed in Rule 4 is automatically eligible to play.
6. Even if one of the rule 4 categories applies to you, you may still be able to play! Email Cody Voight at voightac@gmail.com to apply for special dispensation. To apply: 1) state which of the rule 4 points would render you otherwise ineligible; 2) list when and how you achieved any of the accomplishments that led to your being otherwise ineligible; and 3) state succinctly why you want to play.

Costs: The fee for this tournament will be 20 dollars per player. This does include lunch, which will be pizza and a drink. If you have any dietary restrictions, please e-mail us at uga.quizbowl@gmail.com. We will provide a 2 dollar discount per player for buzzers, and a 1 dollar discount per player for staffers (limit 2 per team).

Registration: To register, please e-mail uga.quizbowl@gmail.com. Please include how many players, teams, staffers, and buzzers you’re able to bring. We look forward to seeing you in the Classic City!
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Re: VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

Postby gabobo » Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:28 pm

Is this still on? Field update?
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Re: VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

Postby Jfern13 » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:17 pm

It is!

FIELD:

UGA (4)
Georgia Tech (1)
Clemson (1)

TENTATIVE:
Emory (1)
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Re: VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

Postby Jfern13 » Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:06 pm

We'd like to thank everybody who came to Athens today, especially Adam Silverman and Nirav Ilango as staffers to help make everything go smoothly! Results were as follows:

1. Clemson
2. UGA A
3. UGA B

Full stats can be found at:
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... standings/
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Re: VCU Novice at University of Georgia (9/12/15)

Postby Cody » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:39 pm

A private usergroup for discussion of this tournament has been created and I've issued an initial round of approvals; you can head to User Control Panel > Usergroups to join.
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