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by Romero
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2016-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 12927

Re: Louisiana 2016-2017

I believe that it is best for those involved with both the Alliance and the Association to move on. I believe we all should work for better quiz bowl events in Louisiana. I applaud the idea of more tournaments in the northern part of the state. I hope that all our efforts lead to more teams from the...
by Romero
Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Global Announcement (11/8/14)
Replies: 40
Views: 27595

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Global Announcement (11/8/14)

As Gautam indicated, this past week TQBA had to cancel its previously planned mirror of ACF Fall in Houston. Unfortunately we were unable to find enough staff members to sustain the event. We hope that with four weeks before the scheduled event, some group from Houston or Austin will be able to step...
by Romero
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas Camp/ DISCO discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 7278

Re: Texas Camp/ DISCO discussion

Texas Quiz Bowl has no current plans to release it publicly. We are considering future options.
by Romero
Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas Camp/ DISCO discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 7278

Re: Texas Camp/ DISCO discussion

The set has not been made public. Please do not post questions from it.
by Romero
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas Quiz Bowl Camp Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 2829

Texas Quiz Bowl Camp Tournament

This summer Texas Quiz Bowl is producing an academic quiz bowl tournament for its quiz bowl camp (July 27 through August 2). This tournament will be feature 15 packets of 20 tossups and 20 bonuses. Each 7-line tossup will be both power-marked and superpower marked. Each bonus will feature three part...
by Romero
Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas @ Rice (March 1-2)
Replies: 3
Views: 2492

ACF Regionals Texas @ Rice (March 1-2)

Texas Quiz Bowl will host a 2014 mirror of ACF Regionals at Rice University on Saturday, March 1st ad Sunday March 2nd. This event is part of the fifth edition of Texas Invitational and will be the second tournament of the two tournament weekend. The event will start at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Sa...
by Romero
Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 Texas Invitational (Feb. 22-24, Rice) [D1 SCT, ACF Reg]
Replies: 17
Views: 6647

Re: 2013 Texas Invitational (Feb. 22-24, Rice)

Eight featured matches from room 2 (H118) of tonight's Texas Invitational at Rice University will be live blogged by Henry Gorman beginning at approximately 7 p.m. central time. A full schedule of matches for the NAQT portion of the event has been posted: http://www.texasquizbowl.org/2013/02/22/texa...
by Romero
Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT state championships 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 11592

Re: NAQT state championships 2013

For anyone who might have a question regarding Texas Quiz Bowl, I would suggest you consider dropping me an email.

Chris Romero
by Romero
Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals @ Rice
Replies: 2
Views: 1849

ACF Regionals @ Rice

Texas Quiz Bowl, in coordination with Rice University, will host the Texas Edition of ACF Regionals on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th. Location : We will be using rooms in the Humanities and Rayzor buildings on the Rice campus. Time : This tournament will be the 2nd event of our wee...
by Romero
Thu May 24, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7805

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

Kevin,

Can I ask you to email me at romeroc-at-gmail.com? I would like to help you get a Louisiana Quiz Bowl Alliance off the ground.

Chris Romero
formerly of Catholic High School, New Iberia
by Romero
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)
Replies: 8
Views: 3995

Re: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)

email them to me

romeroc at gmail dot com
by Romero
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)
Replies: 8
Views: 3995

Re: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)

Bellarmine finished the tournament at 14-0 winning the event without the need for a final. Rice A, Seven Lakes, and Centennial round out the top 4.

Full Stats and further details will be available soon at http://texasquizbowl.org.
by Romero
Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)
Replies: 8
Views: 3995

Re: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)

Field Updated.
by Romero
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8461

Re: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

Yes, we plan to time it.
by Romero
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8461

Re: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

Field Updated! Thomas Jefferson is unable to travel and was replaced in the field by Kinkaid. We still have a spot left if any other squad wishes to participate.
by Romero
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)
Replies: 8
Views: 3995

ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)

ACF Regionals will be mirrored at St. John's School on February 18th and 19th. This tournament is being held in coordination with Texas Invitational. The tournament will start at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and play through approximately 11 p.m. We will play again on Sunday from 8 a.m. until...
by Romero
Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8461

Re: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

Field Updated
by Romero
Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8461

2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

Texas Quiz Bowl is pleased to announced that on February 17-18, we will host our Texas Invitational in Houston at St. John's School (2401 Claremont, Houston 77019). The Texas Invitational will be immediately followed by an edition of the 2012 ACF Regionals (on Feb 18-19). Teams can expect to play 30...
by Romero
Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE Mirror in Houston
Replies: 0
Views: 841

BARGE Mirror in Houston

Texas Quiz Bowl is pleased to announed that we will host a mirror of the BARGE tournament in the greater Houston area on Saturday, January 28th. Exact location will be identified at a later date. Details about the tournament (target difficulty, distribution, etc.) may be found here: http://hsquizbow...
by Romero
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Texas (11/05/11)
Replies: 2
Views: 995

ACF Fall Texas (11/05/11)

http://texasquizbowl.org/d/@111105txFall/

14 teams (6 from colleges, 7 from high schools, and 1 from a middle school) participated. Rice & Seven Lakes A split their first two games before Rice defeated Seven Lakes 330-320 in the 2nd final to take the tournament title.

Romero
by Romero
Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lower South MAGNI Mirror
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Re: Lower South MAGNI Mirror

http://texasquizbowl.org/d/@111029txMAGNI/

Rice A won the event in the second finals game against Seven Lakes.
by Romero
Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lone Star State (Texas) 2011-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 16295

Re: Lone Star State (Texas) 2011-2012

The stats files became corrupted when we transferred them. I constructed the stats you can see by hand (and calculator) from fragments of corrupted files so that we could post something. I expect to have full stats up by the end of the week.
by Romero
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lone Star State (Texas) 2011-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 16295

Re: Lone Star State (Texas) 2011-2012

Congratulations to Cistercian B who won the Texas Quiz Bowl Kickoff Classic on October 8th in Katy. A standings table for the Playoff teams is linked below.

http://www.texasquizbowl.org/d/@111008VK/index.html
by Romero
Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NASAT 2012/field size
Replies: 15
Views: 3678

Re: NASAT 2012/field size

Would it be possible to move NASAT to March maybe. Some other time in the year would help immensely I bet.

Romero
by Romero
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Coaches Advisory Board
Replies: 1
Views: 1304

PACE Coaches Advisory Board

There were many coaches who were dismayed by the logistics of the 2011 NSC. There are many coaches, including myself, who are unsure if we will return to the NSC given what transpired. What's done is done. We must move on with an eye towards a much better 2012 NSC. There are a number of smart, well-...
by Romero
Fri May 13, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

They have been posted to the above link.

Sorry for the delay.

Romero
by Romero
Sat Apr 23, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas 2010 - 2011
Replies: 125
Views: 36948

Re: Texas 2010 - 2011

by Romero
Sat Apr 23, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

I was mistaken. LASA B was #4 and Cistercian was #5. At this moment we are missing one consolation scoresheet that I am trying to find.

Here are the stats: http://texasquizbowl.org/d/11ICTDiv2/
by Romero
Sat Apr 23, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

I am doing this based on memory so records may be slightly off:

LASA went 16-0 to win this event. Dorman finished 14-2 in 2nd and Seven Lakes A finished 12-4 in 3rd. Cistercian A finished in 4th.

Full results to follow after I have had a chance to input stats.

Romero
by Romero
Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

Top Post Edited with the Latest Details
by Romero
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format
Replies: 96
Views: 17780

Re: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format

the two teams that were most affected by bad seeding in 2010. Ok, assuming the a bracketed round robin is the best option and given that seeding is necessary and you acknowledge that teams did get "screwed over" last year ,what steps will PACE take to assure a more appropriate seeding this year? Ho...
by Romero
Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format
Replies: 96
Views: 17780

Re: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format

My students and I like the PACE questions better but the format is still a huge issue for us, particularly after last year. PACE is not the best national for two reasons: Its format does not afford each team an equal opportunity to reach the playoffs and it has bounce back bonuses. The bounce back t...
by Romero
Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format
Replies: 96
Views: 17780

Re: 2011 PACE NSC Tournament Format

I don't know what the hell you want me to do . I cannot speak for anyone else but I would like you to come up with a better format that is fair to all teams and does not rely upon PACE's ability to seed teams before the tournament. I think the key issue here is that you need to get beyond the idea ...
by Romero
Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

See Initial Post for Update Details with Field.
by Romero
Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas 2010 - 2011
Replies: 125
Views: 36948

Re: Texas 2010 - 2011

We don't have a full strength team either. School musical, FBLA, and AcDec are taking students.
by Romero
Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 69
Views: 16408

Re: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)

I would like to sign up two teams for this event.

Thanks,

Chris Romero
Seven Lakes
by Romero
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

The new dates for this event will be Friday April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd. I am currently working to secure a host. Because this falls on Good Friday, finding a host is more tricky.
by Romero
Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament (1/22/11) at Maryland
Replies: 55
Views: 18943

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament (1/22/11) at Maryland

I was hoping someone might be able to give a hint as to when packets might arrive.

Thanks,

Chris Romero
by Romero
Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas 2010 - 2011
Replies: 125
Views: 36948

Re: Texas 2010 - 2011

Stats for the latest Texas Quiz Bowl Regular Season tournament have been posted.

http://texasquizbowl.org/d/10rodeo/

Congratulations to Cistercian who won both the Varsity and Junior Varsity division. This event was played on IS-100.
by Romero
Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Rice University - 2/5/11
Replies: 7
Views: 2101

Region 12 SCT at Rice University - 2/5/11

Texas Quiz Bowl and Rice University is hosting Sectionals for Region 12 (Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas) on Saturday, February 5th, 2011. I, Chris Romero(romeroc-at-gmail.com), will serve as the hosting coordinator for this event and I will be working with Joel Gluskin, Eric Kwartler, and Rice Universit...
by Romero
Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

Ok I can speak to two issues recently brought up.

A) Div II ICT is available.

B) I cannot make a tournament work on Easter Sunday. However, I can make it work on Friday, April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd. Teams could use Easter Sunday to travel back home.

Romero
by Romero
Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

I am still working on the date issue. I know it conflicts with the UCLA event in both time and sets. There are a couple of options being explored. One option is to not host the NAQT-SCT set and instead do a weekend with two mACF sets. Another option is a date change. We could move it to April 30th; ...
by Romero
Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas 2010 - 2011
Replies: 125
Views: 36948

Re: Texas 2010 - 2011

Your coach has been sent two email invitations. If you need to contact me with additional questions I am available via email at romeroc at gmail dot com.

Romero
by Romero
Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

How about the weekend of April 23rd? That is the only other one we seem to have available at the moment.

Romero
by Romero
Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 98547

Re: On-going season rankings

But it was not simply one match---it was an entire tournmament which Cistercian WON. The result? Cistercian fell beneath the team it had defeated both head to head and in placement in the tourney. You really want to tell me I am missing something? You are missing something. Bonus Conversion Yes, Ci...
by Romero
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 98547

Re: On-going season rankings

Vimal,

My guess is that your bonus conversion on HSAPQ 15 was slightly lower than St. Marks. You will have chances in the future to play against top 100 teams and improve your ranking. Next weekend you have will likely have the chance to face LASA and Seven Lakes at HoHoHo.

Romero
by Romero
Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UVA 11/6/10
Replies: 51
Views: 13132

Re: ACF Fall at UVA 11/6/10

Seven Lakes is attending the UVA site. I am guessing there was a misunderstanding on the Alabama side. I expressed interest in the Alabama site and asked about the potential field but we never registered.

Romero
by Romero
Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open thanks and discussions
Replies: 126
Views: 25093

Re: Chicago Open thanks and discussions

I just returned from the road trip and wanted to share a few comments. First I enjoyed the events. It was nice to see a lot of folks again and it was nice to meet some of the new folks. I believe I recall hearing at one point that Jerry was planning to include 1 "experimental" question per packet. I...
by Romero
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open III (11.20.10-11.21.10)
Replies: 125
Views: 31496

Re: DATE CLAIM: Minnesota Open III (11.13.10-11.14.10)

I would like to express disappointment that this date coincides with HFT. I would like to attend both HFT with my high school team and MO as a player.

Are there any options that might make attending both possible?

Romero
by Romero
Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)

***This post has been edited to reflect the most current tournament details.*** The Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to announce Texas Invitational (TI), two days and two nights of events designed to prepare teams for PACE NSC and NAQT HSNCT. TI will be held on Friday, April 22nd and Saturday Apr...