2018 ACF Regionals @ Oxford Brookes (27/01/18)

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2018 ACF Regionals @ Oxford Brookes (27/01/18)

Postby tommykl » Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:34 pm

The Oxford Brookes University Quiz Society is proud to announce that we will be hosting the transatlantic mirror of ACF Regionals on January 27th 2018! You can find the announcement thread for the tournament at http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=20005 and register for the tournament by filling out this form. Please also email me at 14064201@brookes.ac.uk to state your intention to take part, as well as any discounts you may be claiming, or if you have any questions about this mirror.

General information (from announcement thread)


Any team with at least one person on it who played a regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournament* (either as a college student or as a high school student) prior to September 1, 2016 is required to submit a half-packet. House teams from host schools, as well as teams composed of people who have not played regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournaments prior to September 1, 2016, are not required to submit a half-packet, but may choose to do so by the no penalty deadline (December 10th), for a -£35 discount.

* For these purposes, all ACF tournaments, NAQT Division I or Division II SCT, NAQT ICT, and typical academic invitationals and summer opens count as regular collegiate academic tournaments. Trash or “hybrid” tournaments, College Bowl/HCASC, and tournaments played on NAQT's Collegiate Novice series sets do not.

The submission schedule for this tournament is:
November 12th, 2017: -£35
November 26th, 2017: -£15
December 10th, 2017: No penalty
December 28th, 2017: +£15
January 7th, 2018: +£35
After that, further penalties for each additional day late.
After January 14th, you will be dropped from the tournament, with no exceptions.

Please submit your packet to acfregionals2018@gmail.com and direct questions about the tournament itself to this address. The actual e-mail with the attached half-packet should have a subject-line reading: "School + Team Letter (if applicable) HALF-PACKET." In order to meet a deadline, you must submit your half-packet before 11:59pm Pacific Time on that date. Half-packets should be submitted in Microsoft Word .doc or .docx format.


Base fee: £100
Buzzer: -£5/functional system
Staffers: -£10/staffer
Shorthanded fee (teams of 1 or 2 players): £45
New to quizbowl discount: -£75

"New to quizbowl" discount is intended for schools that did not send a team to any regular collegiate academic tournament (exclusively Novice tournaments do not count) since September 2016, and have no one on the team(s) claiming this discount who played those tournaments for another school.
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