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UC Irvine Fall Invitational

PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:12 am
by fernanlukban
Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine is pleased to announce UC Irvine Fall Invitational, a college level tournament.

DATE/TIME: UC Irvine Fall Invitational will take place on November 18, 2017. Check-in begins at 8:00 A.M., and rounds start at 9:00 A.M. We hope to end the tournament by around 5 - 6 P.M. including finals rounds if necessary.

There will be separate College Novice and College Varsity divisions: the College Novice will be using a collegiate novice packet (details about the set can be seen https://www.naqt.com/college/collegiate-novice-series.html, more coming soon), and the College Varsity division will be a mirror of the 2017 Penn Bowl set.

To be eligible for the College Novice division, all players on the team must have:
-Enrolled in a post-secondary institution
-̶S̶c̶o̶r̶e̶d̶ ̶l̶e̶s̶s̶ ̶t̶h̶a̶n̶ ̶2̶5̶ ̶p̶p̶g̶ ̶a̶t̶ ̶a̶ ̶n̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶a̶l̶ ̶t̶o̶u̶r̶n̶a̶m̶e̶n̶t̶ ̶(̶P̶A̶C̶E̶ ̶o̶r̶ ̶H̶S̶N̶C̶T̶)̶
-Scored less than 35 ppg at a national tournament (PACE or HSNCT)

High School students may play or staff in the College Varsity division (Chimera teams are welcomed), but are not allowed to do so in the College Novice division as a very similar set will be used later this year in the High School circuit.


LOCATION: UC Irvine Fall Invitational will take place at the student center of the University of California, Irvine, located at 311 W Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA 92697. Check in for the College Novice division will be at Moss Cove A, and the one for the College Varsity division will be at Moss Cove B. A map of campus can be found here: http://www.studentcenter.uci.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/directory-letter-level.pdf.

REGISTRATION: We will be using NAQT's new registration system for this tournament. This post will get updated with the link once I set it is set up.
EDIT: https://www.naqt.com/registration/regis ... nt_id=8770

Pricing for the College Novice division and the College Varsity Division are very different, please read the followng carefully.

PRICING FOR THE COLLEGE NOVICE DIVISION:
$15 per person
-$5 for each working buzzer system
-$5 for every 50 mi travelled, calculated using Google Maps from your school to UC Irvine
Minimum price per person: $10

PRICING FOR THE COLLEGE VARSITY DIVISION:

$120 per team
-$5 for each working buzzer system
-$5 for every 50 mi travelled, calculated using Google Maps from your school to UC Irvine
-$15 for each competent moderator
-$60 for schools that have competed in 2 or less ACF / NAQT style tournament in the two last years
Minimum price per team: $40

PENALTY: (added from total school cost)
+$20 if you do not send us your rosters by November 18, 2017 8 am PDT.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Each round will be untimed rounds of 20 questions (with necessary tiebreakers). Field cap at 16 teams for both divisions (tentatively 8 teams for both divisions, can be changed according to the demand).

PARKING: Parking is available for $10 in the student center parking structure (a map map can be seen here: http://www.studentcenter.uci.edu/wp-con ... ons-sc.pdf). We are not liable for your car if you decide to park elsewhere.

FOOD: There is a food court at the Terrace level of the Student Center with a Subway and a Wendy's. There's a very close mall across the street with Chipotle, In-N-Out, Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Blaze Pizza, etc. 5-10 minutes walk. Light breakfast provided.

For any questions please email quizbowl@uci.edu.

Thanks for your interest in UC Irvine Fall Invitational!