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by DrakeRQB
Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10

Quick Results (from our four-team round robin playoff)

1. Raleigh Charter 3-0
2. Providence Day 2-1
3. "Cobra Kings" 1-2
4. "Robert Zimmerman" 0-3

More results to follow next week.
by DrakeRQB
Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10

Registration on the new date is closed, and here's what we have: "Cobra Kings" x2 Fort Mill x2 Pikeville x2 Porter Ridge Providence Day x2 Raleigh Charter x3 Robert Zimmerman Thomasville 14 teams. I think we'll do two pools of seven, get everyone six games (or seven, if we do a cross-pool matchup), ...
by DrakeRQB
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10

Current field:

Fort Mill (SC) x2
Honaker
Pikeville (KY)
Porter Ridge
Providence Day (x2)
Raleigh Charter (x3)
Thomasville
by DrakeRQB
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - 1/30/10 (TJ Mirror)

Waiting until tomorrow morning to make this decision is pointless. Due to some really nasty weather on the way, the Robinson Invitational is currently postponed. Our new date is March 27. The new registration form for that date can be found here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dEZCW...
by DrakeRQB
Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Re: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - 1/30/09 (TJ Mirror)

John, sorry I didn't get a field update posted last week. We just changed semesters here and I haven't had much time to attend to quiz bowl matters. The field is currently... Cannon School Cave Spring Christ Church x2 Freedom x2 Greensboro Day x2 Hickory Ridge Hoggard x2 Lincolnton NE Guilford x2 Po...
by DrakeRQB
Sat Nov 21, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CSI IV (11/21/09) @ Cave Spring HS (Roanoke, VA)
Replies: 26
Views: 3445

Re: CSI IV (11/21/09) @ Cave Spring HS (Roanoke, VA)

We had a great time, even if we sort of flamed out in the playoffs. You did a great job putting on the tournament, and the questions were very, very good. I'd recommend this tournament to anyone. I'll be studying extra hard next year in the hopes of upending the juggernaut that is Grunden/Newmark in...
by DrakeRQB
Mon Nov 09, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10
Replies: 15
Views: 2851

Robinson Invitational V (Concord, NC) - POSTPONED TO 3/27/10

Robinson HS (Concord, NC - near Charlotte) will host the fifth annual Robinson Invitational on Saturday, January 30. We will mirror Thomas Jefferson's NAREN tournament. Registration form now online: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFBCUU9vaFRSR3NUend4d0ZWUzJ4MUE6MA The field will be ...
by DrakeRQB
Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

Playoff Results FIRST ROUND (1) Raleigh Charter A 445, (16) Richmond 60 (8) Greensboro Day 185, (9) Eastern Montgomery 125 (5) Dorman A 215, (12) Irmo 190 (4) Early College A 315, (13) Early College B 125 (3) NCSSM A 310, (14) NCSSM B 25 (11) Raleigh Charter B 240, (6) Raleigh Charter C 165 (7) E.C....
by DrakeRQB
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

Here's the field for Saturday's tournament: Cannon School Christ Church Dorman x6 Early College of Guilford x2 Eastern Montgomery E.C. Glass Greensboro Day Irmo Nash Central NCSSM x2 Northeast Guilford Porter Ridge x2 Providence Day x2 Raleigh Charter x5 Richmond St. Stephens Thomasville Thomas Jeff...
by DrakeRQB
Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

The Shockmaster wrote:Is this Eastern Montgomery from VA?
Indeed.
by DrakeRQB
Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

Eric Huff wrote:We will be taking our top two teams to Princeton and sending our younger players to Robinson. Alex always puts on an awesome tournament, and we wouldn't miss it.
1. Thanks for the compliment.
2. You have enough kids for eight teams. Holy freakin' crap.
by DrakeRQB
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

Dr. Isaac Yankem, DDS wrote:Dorman is going to Princeton this Saturday, which is using the same set.
I got their check in the mail this afternoon, and they registered six teams. Maybe they're not bringing their top kids, but they ARE coming.
by DrakeRQB
Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

Teams that have expressed interest thus far:

Dorman
Thomasville
Eastern Montgomery
St. Stephens
Richmond
Brevard
by DrakeRQB
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/23/10 (Spartanburg, SC)
Replies: 46
Views: 8600

Re: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/23/10 (Spartanburg, SC)

We're in for at least one varsity and one JV... two buzzers as well.
by DrakeRQB
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Coaches: Stat tracking in practices?
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Re: Coaches: Stat tracking in practices?

I keep stats in practice up until about the first competition of the year, using an Excel spreadsheet. Seeing how kids do over time helps me decide who should be on what team, especially when it comes to my new players. After the team shakes down and everyone starts to fit into a niche, I relax with...
by DrakeRQB
Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Re: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

We have been assigned question set IS-86 for the tournament.
by DrakeRQB
Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowler on "Millionaire"
Replies: 7
Views: 1802

Re: Quizbowler on "Millionaire"

Hey, cool, I didn't know they re-ran my episode. To this day the mere mention of "Golden Girls" makes me physically ill.
by DrakeRQB
Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2273

Speedway Shootout IV - 10/24/09 (Concord, NC)

The fourth Speedway Shootout will be held on Saturday, October 24 at Robinson HS in Concord, North Carolina. We will use NAQT as our question provider once again. We intend to cap the field at 36 teams for this event. If you are interested in attending, please email me at alex.drake AT cabarrus.k12....
by DrakeRQB
Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '08-'09
Replies: 54
Views: 11393

Re: North Carolina '08-'09

Correct.
by DrakeRQB
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

We didn't keep individual stats - I'm working on getting our spreadsheet of scores compiled into something that can be neatly posted online. By the end of the week, I'll have that up.
by DrakeRQB
Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

Thanks for the dap, Eric. Congrats on the win - you beat two very good teams in the last two rounds, but you knew that. We had some issues with the questions, yes. I know the moderators struggled since there were no pronunciation keys, but I could have done more to prepare them by giving them the qu...
by DrakeRQB
Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

Quick results (from memory)

1st - Raleigh Charter A
2nd - James Island
3rd - Dorman A, "Cobra Kings" A
5th - Cave Spring, Honaker, Spartanburg, Greensboro Day A
by DrakeRQB
Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

Here's the field for this weekend's tournament Andrews Bassett Cannon School Cave Spring Christ Church Dorman x4 Early College x2 Eastern Montgomery Gaston Day Greensboro Day x2 Hickory Ridge "Cobra Kings" x2 Honaker James Island Lake Norman Mooresville Northeast Guilford Northwest Cabarrus Porter R...
by DrakeRQB
Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

Email me through our website if you want any samples from past years.
by DrakeRQB
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Robinson Invitational IV (2/7/09) - Concord, N.C.

We will have our fourth spring tournament at Robinson HS near Charlotte on Saturday, February 7. We will have a house-written four-quarter format. 1st part - lightning round: 15 short tossups 2nd part - team-directed questions 3rd part - worksheet 4th part - pyramidal tossups The registration form i...
by DrakeRQB
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early College at Guilford Invitational--The "Quaker Bowl"
Replies: 23
Views: 3370

Re: Early College at Guilford Invitational--The "Quaker Bowl"

We're most likely there with 2 teams, possibly 3.
by DrakeRQB
Sat Dec 13, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CSI III (12/13/08) @ Cave Spring HS (Roanoke, VA)
Replies: 41
Views: 10957

Re: CSI III (12/13/08) @ Cave Spring HS (Roanoke, VA)

We also had a very good time, though making the trip from Concord in one day was a little bit brutal, especially in the morning. We definitely hope to return in the future.
by DrakeRQB
Sat Dec 06, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Quick Results:

1) Raleigh Charter A
2) NCSSM A
3) Providence Day A
3) Dorman A (really Dorman C, since their top kids were at GSAC)
by DrakeRQB
Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Bump. Final field is listed above.
by DrakeRQB
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '08-'09
Replies: 54
Views: 11393

Re: North Carolina '08-'09

Inter et Inter wrote:Out of curiosity, were Myers Park or Gaston Day School in attendance?
Nyet. Robinson had 3 teams, Hickory Ridge had 2, then it was Christ Church, Scotland, Richmond, and TJ Classical.
by DrakeRQB
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '08-'09
Replies: 54
Views: 11393

Re: North Carolina '08-'09

Results from today's inaugural Pirate Academic Challenge at Porter Ridge High School in Indian Trail, near Charlotte:

1. Robinson A
2. Christ Church (SC)
3. Thomas Jefferson Classical A
4. Hickory Ridge A
by DrakeRQB
Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bonfire of the Humanities - 11/15/08, Raleigh, NC
Replies: 18
Views: 6544

Re: Bonfire of the Humanities - 11/15/08, Raleigh, NC

Actually, Rocky Mount took us out in the quarterfinals - they were 4th.

We had a good time, and would recommend Raleigh Charter's tournaments to anyone.
by DrakeRQB
Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Bumpity bump. (Hopefully) Final Field Update: Auburn (1) Cannon School (1) Christ Church (1) Dorman (2) Early College at Guilford (1) First Assembly (1) Gaston Day (1) Hickory Ridge (1) Lake Norman (1) Lincolnton (1) Mooresville (1) NCSSM (2) Northeast Guilford (2) Porter Ridge (1) Providence Day (2...
by DrakeRQB
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '08-'09
Replies: 54
Views: 11393

Re: North Carolina '08-'09

Now that marching band season is over (which took six of my top nine players from me for six solid weeks), we went down to Spartanburg this past weekend and put both of our teams in the quarterfinals, with the 'A' team advancing to the semis. The field wasn't as tough as it could've been, as Dorman'...
by DrakeRQB
Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Viking Invitational (10-25-08) Spartanburg High
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

Re: Viking Invitational (10-25-08) Spartanburg High

Results, I think....

1. Southside A
2. Irmo
3. Southside B
3. Robinson A

Two of the quarterfinalists were Robinson B and Brevard... not sure about the other two.

This was a very well-run tournament and our kids had a great time.
by DrakeRQB
Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Sadly, James Island, along with several other SC teams, will not be able to go to this tournament, because the University of South Carolina is holding a tournament that same weekend over in Columbia. Most of the teams in the state, except maybe Dorman and a couple others (who still brings their B a...
by DrakeRQB
Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Field Update: These are the teams that have expressed interest so far. I'll keep this updated periodically. Our registration deadline is November 25, and the registration form can be downloaded at http://www.robinsonquizbowl.com. Chattahoochee (1) Early College at Guilford (3) Greensboro Day (1) Nor...
by DrakeRQB
Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Viking Invitational (10-25-08) Spartanburg High
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

Re: Viking Invitational (10-25-08) Spartanburg High

I got my registration forms mailed to me at school last week.
by DrakeRQB
Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Our spring tournament is still on February 7; our fall tournament is December 6.
by DrakeRQB
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

NEW DATE - DECEMBER 6. I know this conflicts with GSAC, but our hands were tied between other dates already claimed and the demand for our own facility.
by DrakeRQB
Fri May 23, 2008 7:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '07-'08
Replies: 58
Views: 18544

Re: North Carolina '07-'08

You can send John and Gray's to Robinson, and I'll make sure they get them.
by DrakeRQB
Thu May 22, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '07-'08
Replies: 58
Views: 18544

Re: North Carolina '07-'08

John and Gray will also be at UNC. Dorothy Schrader, our captain who will make a solid college player as well, will be at NYU. Daniel Hains will be at South Carolina.
by DrakeRQB
Wed May 21, 2008 6:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '07-'08
Replies: 58
Views: 18544

Re: North Carolina '07-'08

quizbowlabc wrote:How old is Will's younger brother?
He's a sophomore this year.
by DrakeRQB
Tue May 20, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Our third annual fall tournament, the Speedway Shootout, will be held at Robinson High School in Concord, North Carolina (near Charlotte) on Saturday, November 1, 2008. We will be using NAQT questions once again. More details to follow throughout the summer...
by DrakeRQB
Sat May 17, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '07-'08
Replies: 58
Views: 18544

Re: North Carolina '07-'08

2007-2008 NCATA All-State Team

Gray Cannon (Robinson)
John Mace (Robinson)
Kevin Munger (Raleigh Charter)
Roger Que (NCSSM)
Peter Schultz (Raleigh Charter)
Ray Wang (NCSSM)
by DrakeRQB
Tue May 13, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE 2008: May 31 to June 1
Replies: 68
Views: 14143

Re: PACE 2008: May 31 to June 1

We are bringing one buzzer system.
by DrakeRQB
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Spring KMO's
Replies: 26
Views: 3542

Re: Spring KMO's

Robinson - 1401