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by Illinois Admin
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/18

Live stats available here
by Illinois Admin
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/18

The schedule and discord server link are now in the signup sheet. Teams have also been assigned with generic placeholder names.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/18

Sorry for not making this clear, 2 pm CST. If there is a desire to run this as tossup only we will accomidate it.
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/18

Is it safe to assume that this event will start in the early to mid-afternoon on Sunday, to avoid conflicts with Age of Empires? Yes it is, we will start at 2 pm. Sorry for not posting this sooner, had to get a new laptop and updating this slipped my mind. Free agents should form teams now: by the ...
by Illinois Admin
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/17

It appears that the best date for people is August 18th, as such we will be moving the date to then. In the next day or so look for more specific logistics.
by Illinois Admin
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/17

Additionally, I was told that MUSES only ran 5 packets for the NYSO folks. Would those people like a discord mirror run to hear the rest of the packets? We've talked to a few people about this and the consensus seems to be a solid yes! We just need to work out the details on that, which have been a...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/17

Due to a combination of moving, CO stuff, and family emergencies, I simply have not had the time to reach out to the people who have signed up as I said I would. I apologize for this. In lieu of that, I have now created a poll for people to fill out to help guage when to run the miriror. If you are ...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: MUSES Announcement

We have a discussion forum up, which you can add via your user control panel.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

MUSES is now finished!

The MUSES Tragedy was victorious in the second game of their disadvantaged final againt the Rob Carson, Tejas Raje, Matt Lafer, Billy Busse team with a final score 395-140.

Congrats everyone and good job The MUSES Tragedy!

Side event "weekend" is now officially over.
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

Re: MUSES Online 8/17

This is the same day that was selected via poll for the RULFO online mirror. Seeing as there is probably a good amount of people who want to play both sets, I will ask MUSES to find a different date for their online mirror. That's my bad, after this weekend I will contact the people who already sig...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: MUSES Announcement

Online mirror announcement is up
by Illinois Admin
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Online 8/18
Replies: 19
Views: 1719

MUSES Online 8/18

This is the announcement of the online mirror of MUSES . This will take place on August 18th, 2019 and will be run by Iain Carpenter. We understand that we did not run a poll for this date and it may not be ideal, however, there are very few, if any, other dates that will work for us. If this date p...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: MUSES Announcement

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:12 pm
Are there any plans to mirror this online? Would love to play at some point - thanks!
We are discussing this now and should have some more concrete info in the next week.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

For MUSES, the final will take place tomorrow sometime, potentially during lunch or between SACRONYM and Unanswered Question. The team of Tejas, Rob, BIlly, and Matt will be playing a final with advantage over the team of Alex, John, Auroni, and Ryan. On a related note, here are the stats for Cambri...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

We are gonna finalize schedules soon so if you have not signed up but plan to play please do so ASAP. If your team does not have a name, you should make one ASAP as well, or we reserve the right to create the ugliest possible portmanteau of your names and use that as your team name.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

There is also a lot at the Main Library that is close to DKH.
by Illinois Admin
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

Quick announcement: CamO's field cap has been reached but there are still a few spots empty on teams.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Neuroscience Side Event Interest Gague
Replies: 11
Views: 943

Re: Neuroscience Side Event Interest Gague

Neuroscience is the one science that doesn't scare me (aside from animal science) so I'd play this.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

Matthew Lehmann, Alex Damisch, and Bryan Lu will be cutting the most British items from the set. To maintain consistency, we are planning on removing a set number of tossups and bonuses each round. The exact number will be at Matthew's discretion once he has the set in front of him, based on how man...
by Illinois Admin
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

Mike E. asked me to post this here for community feedback. The schedule we currently have on the drawing board is as follows: Friday : META + potentially other smaller events (looking for input on what events to play and in what order based on arrival times and preferences) Saturday : CamO in 8 roun...
by Illinois Admin
Mon May 13, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 9722

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

Will The Unanswered Question be ready by this point? Due to some event cancellations and the fact that some of these things might be mirrored earlier, I'm not sure if we need more events--I thought about doing a gimmicky revival of the guerrilla film tournament if we needed some a late Sunday event...
by Illinois Admin
Mon May 13, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Side Event Summer Wrangling
Replies: 14
Views: 4751

Re: Side Event Summer Wrangling

MUSES will also be ready by July 20th. MUSES is intended to be able to be run a main event as it is 20 tossups with linked 2 part bonuses with 12 packets.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 3743

Re: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror

Progcon wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:06 pm
When will a thread for the collegiate mirror go up? My team and I would like to register.
Tomorrow night or so.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 3743

Re: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror

Hey everyone, we will be running our online mirror on May 18th (announcement to come). This will be intended for undergrads and other less dominant players. Teams are allowed to be open (as in players need not attend the same institution and may be former college students, high schoolers, middle sch...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 3743

Re: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror

Are high schoolers allowed to play in this tournament? I wasn't able to attend the Groger Ranks HS-only mirror. High schoolers are for sure going to be allowed. We are deliberating on whether this will be a true open tournament or open as in no same school teammate requirements. If there is suffici...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 3743

DATE POLL: ILLIAC Collegiate/Open Online Mirror

Hello everyone, since a few in person mirrors had to be cancelled, and a few regions ended up not having mirrors to play, we are looking to host an online mirror of ILLIAC. Additionally, please give your feedback as to whether you would prefer that this be a closed or open mirror.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)
Replies: 11
Views: 7084

Re: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)

Aftere repeated inquiry, we are looking at putting together an online college/open mirror for ILLIAC. I will be posting a date preference poll in the next day or two, will update here.
by Illinois Admin
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: MUSES Announcement

Milhouse wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:12 pm
Illinois Admin wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 pm
2/2 Euterpe - music (1/1 Classical, .75/.75 “other,” and .25/.25 whimsical)
To be perfectly clear, does "classical" here mean western art music, or music from classical antiquity (I'm assuming the former)?
Have now checked, yes it is classical in the sense of western art music.
by Illinois Admin
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: MUSES Announcement

2/2 Polyhymnia - hymns (1/1 Ancient, 1/1 Non-Ancient) Really looking forward to how this fills out in a 12 packet tournament :shock: This is one of the categories where we will use the "loosely interpreted" clause and common sense to not create a slog of boring and hard questions. 2/2 Urania - astr...
by Illinois Admin
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MUSES Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

MUSES Announcement

I am pleased to announce MUSES (Mythologically United Subjects in an Exceptional Set), a 12-packet open-level tournament with a distribution roughly corresponding to the nine Muses as defined in Hellenistic Era writings. There will be 20 tossups and linked 2 part bonuses (à la Listory or Skype Lit)....
by Illinois Admin
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: Illinois Side Event Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3518

Re: DATE POLL: Illinois Side Event Weekend

I personally would greatly prefer a July mirror since I'll be leaving for Austin in early August, but I am but one person.
by Illinois Admin
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 - 4/13-14/2019 - University of Pennsylvania
Replies: 105
Views: 40276

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 - 4/13-14/2019 - University of Pennsylvania

The format for this year's Nationals has changed some from last year, so I wanted to provide a write-up of this year's format to clear up questions teams may have, and please post any outstanding questions in this thread or message me. Prelims Teams will be divided into 6 groups of 8, and play a li...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Where are you going next year? (Collegiate 2019)
Replies: 37
Views: 12958

Re: Where are you going next year? (Collegiate 2019)

I will be starting a Master of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin this fall. I will be here for 2 years (presumbably) and plan to keep playing quiz bowl as much as my schedule allows!
by Illinois Admin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)
Replies: 5
Views: 2380

Re: ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)

Congratulations to Michigan for winning the tournament! They defeated Purdue in the final 400-140. SIUE took 3rd place outright. We hope everyone enjoyed the tournament and the question set!
by Illinois Admin
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)
Replies: 5
Views: 2380

Re: ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)

CPiGuy wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:10 pm
What does the field look like for this?
Sorry for the delay, a field update has benn attached to the first post.
by Illinois Admin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)
Replies: 5
Views: 2380

ILLIAC at UIUC (3/23/19)

The Academic Buzzer Team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting ILLIAC on March 23rd, 2019. More information on this set can be found here . Fee Structure $120 per team -$5 per functioning buzzer system -$10 per approved staffer with laptop, on an as needed basis Registration Please email et...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)
Replies: 11
Views: 7084

Re: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)

I suspect you're as eager as us to find this out, but is there any talk of a new Northeast/New England site to replace the former one at Harvard? Thanks! We are currently talking to teams in NE to try to find a new site to replace Harvard and will update everything here as soon as we get any updates.
by Illinois Admin
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)
Replies: 1
Views: 2913

Re: ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)

Congrats to Chicago A for winning the tournament! Chicago B, Northwestern A, and WUSTL A round out the top 4. Congrats to Illinois C for winning the UG and D2 titles! Chicago E gets second in both of those and Chicago D gets 3rd in UG. Thank you to everyone who came out to play and to all of the sta...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Best Individuals in Illinois
Replies: 12
Views: 3175

Re: Best Individuals in Illinois

The lack of Ethan Ashbrook (Uni's best player) is a bit odd as is Nick Morrow over Tim Cho (no offense to NIck, but Tim scales to college pretty well while Nick seems peak at HS regs).
by Illinois Admin
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 72
Views: 21588

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

I will say that I almost certainly was too conservative in my estimation for how many Chicago area people would come down to staff as I did not want to promise staffers that I could not actually produce. I believe I said roughly 16 could be counted on with high certainty based on number of uiuc peop...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Students as tournament directors?
Replies: 5
Views: 2176

Re: Students as tournament directors?

Chris did a very good job outlining everything I would've said so I won't go over it again. However, I did want to just say if you need/want any help designing a format or any other TD'ing questions, I am more than happy to help you out (I benefited greatly from having multiple people show me the ro...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors
Replies: 1
Views: 2286

Re: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors

Mirrors
Texas Invitational - Sunday March 24
Midwest Championship at Adlai Stevenson HS - April 6th
University of Georgia - April 6th
Discord (run by Groger Ranks) - April 14th
Bard High School Early College - May 18th
by Illinois Admin
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors
Replies: 1
Views: 2286

ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors

The Academic Buzzer Team at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is pleased to announce that ILLInois Academic Competition (ILLIAC) is available for high school mirrors starting March 2019. Eligibility All high schoolers are eligible to play ILLIAC as closed teams in designated high school...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago
Replies: 16
Views: 6616

Re: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago

Geriatric trauma wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:54 pm
PS come to Chicago (the city not the school)
Why not both?
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)
Replies: 1
Views: 2913

ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)

The Academic Buzzer Team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is is pleased to announce that we will host the Great Lakes site of this year's ACF Regionals on Saturday, January 26, 2019. REGISTRATION: To register, you must: Fill out the central registration form . AND Email us at bamcla...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:18 pm
stats should be available here
If you have any issues with the stats don't bother me about them I just ripped them from scoresheets
Thank you Andrew for doing that while I was at work so I didn’t have to
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Becuase then I can commandeer a bunch of people to work on it all at once and not have to do merging 6 different SQBS files
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Congrats to MSU for beating Chicago A in both games of the advantaged final to win the tournament! Northwestern forfeited their play in game for that final so they take 3rd and OSU and UIUC A tied for 4th. Tomorrow we’ll start putting the stats into Neg5 and then use Bryan’s handy dandy parser to ge...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3257

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

Congratulations to UIUC A for winning the tournament and the UG title. Purdue A decided to forfeit the advantaged final and take 2nd place. Chicago Green defeated Chicago Red for 3rd place. Chicago Red took the D2 title. Also congrats to Jacob Simmons for getting 21 negs over the day and winning the...