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by jacob.egol
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

I apologize if anyone found my previous post misleading or incomplete in any way, and for the delay in this follow-up response. The tournament and its aftermath have been extremely time-consuming, and I recognize that everyone would like more information and closure as soon as possible. But Duke doe...
by jacob.egol
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

Apologies for the delayed response– we’ve been sorting everything out over the course of the day. To clarify what happened yesterday– the first cheating allegations which I received were regarding Princeton A, and those concerns came from editors who had been independently spectating on Princeton A’...
by jacob.egol
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

This tournament really drove home several problems with holding tournaments online. During the tournament, Chase Chiang of Princeton was caught cheating (I have no idea why the final stats don't contain some indication that this occurred). From what I've heard, addressing the cheating situation was...
by jacob.egol
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

Since we now have enough moderators to run a 22-team field, we have moved two additional teams up from the waitlist. However, in order to avoid byes and make things more logistically sound, we are still hoping to expand to a field of 24! Teams are still welcome to sign up by tomorrow night for a spo...
by jacob.egol
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

We have expanded our field to 20 teams and have moved 2 teams up from the waitlist. Pending the acquisition of more staff, we plan to expand the field again if we reach 24 teams. (It would be very helpful if any teams that sign up between now and Thursday bring a moderator.) Teams are still welcome ...
by jacob.egol
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

Our field has now reached its first cap at 18 teams— thanks for all of your interest in playing our mirror! Pending the acquisition of more staff, we may expand the field. In the meantime, teams are still welcome to sign up for a spot on the waitlist (via the same Google Form linked in the original ...
by jacob.egol
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

There are two weeks left until this tournament and there's still room in the field for more teams! We hope to see you on Discord soon!
by jacob.egol
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

Re: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

buffaloz1331 wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:21 am I assume that since Maryland and Virginia are both listed, schools in DC are not exempt from playing this tournament?
The main post has been updated to reflect that teams from Washington, DC are included in this mirror.
by jacob.egol
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)
Replies: 55
Views: 11285

LIT Mid-Atlantic Mirror @ Discord (9/5/20)

Duke Quiz Bowl is excited to announce the Mid-Atlantic regional online mirror of Longhorn Invitational Tournament, a medium-difficulty set written by members of the UT Austin quiz bowl team! Further details about the set can be found here . I, Jacob Egol, will be directing this tournament. Please di...
by jacob.egol
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2020 LIT @ Duke (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Re: 2020 LIT @ Duke (3/21/2020)

In light of the rapid spread of coronavirus and following recent announcements from Duke administration regarding class/event cancellations, we are unfortunately and regretfully postponing our LIT mirror indefinitely . We apologize to those who have already signed up, and we hope to see you in Durha...
by jacob.egol
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2020 LIT @ Duke (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Re: 2020 LIT @ Duke (3/21/2020)

With just less than two weeks left until the tournament, we still have considerable room left in the field for more teams to register! We hope to see you in Durham very soon!
by jacob.egol
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2019 - 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 6255

Re: North Carolina 2019 - 2020

A reminder about Duke's upcoming BHSAT mirror in two weeks. We hope to see you in Durham on February 29! https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=23537 Duke Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce a mirror of BHSAT XXIX on February 29, 2020. I will be tournament director and can be contacted at ar...
by jacob.egol
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2020 LIT @ Duke (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Re: 2020 LIT @ Duke (3/21/2020)

This post will be reserved for field updates. (Field is capped at 18 teams.)

Field as of 3/10/20: teams/buzzers/staff
UNC: 3/2/1
"North Carolina High School": 1/0/0
VCU: 1/5/1

Total: 5/7/2
by jacob.egol
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2020 LIT @ Duke (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)
Replies: 3
Views: 947

2020 LIT @ Duke (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)

Duke Quiz Bowl is excited to announce the Carolina / Lower Mid-Atlantic mirror of Longhorn Invitational Tournament (LIT) 2020, a medium-difficulty set written by members of the UT Austin quiz bowl team! Further details about the set can be found here . I, Jacob Egol, will be directing this tournamen...