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by ChathamNJ
Sat May 19, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

The finals are going on right now: Hunter A vs. High Tech. I'm curious - what are the numbers next to teams' names in the stats (i.e. "9 Hunter College HS A")? Surely that's not a seeding? Those are the index numbers for each team on our schedule sheet. Helps a lot when setting up the schedule and l...
by ChathamNJ
Sat May 19, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

We are posting stat reports after each round is entered.

http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/991/
by ChathamNJ
Fri May 18, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

The field is updated again - we had some drops and are holding a free standby spot in each of the Main and Freshman divisions. The first school to arrive tomorrow with extra players will get each spot.
by ChathamNJ
Fri May 11, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

The field has been updated again. Registration for the Premier and Main Divisions is now closed, barring any teams who drop out. The Freshman Division is still open for now.
by ChathamNJ
Wed May 09, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

The field has been updated above once more. We're very close to our provisional field cap of 30 in the Main Division. After that, we'll put teams on a waiting list to keep that division with a multiple of 6 for logistical reasons. Any schools who are uncertain of your # of teams, please pin that dow...
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 01, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

The field is posted as an update to my original post. I'm sure there will be many additions, but we are keeping this Thursday as the deadline for guaranteed spots. After that we'll have a waiting list based on optimizing tournament logistics. To address some of the comments made above: This tourname...
by ChathamNJ
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7526

CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

Chatham High School will host its sixth annual tournament using NAQT sets IS-115 (Premier and Main Divisions) and MSNCT-12 (Freshman Division) . For details and a registration form, please email my colleague Nicole Avery at naveryATchathamHYPHENnjDOTorg. Field update (5/18/12): Premier (16) Colonia ...
by ChathamNJ
Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: POSTPONED: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, 1/21/12
Replies: 66
Views: 19958

Re: POSTPONED: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, 1/21/12

Preferred dates here would be Saturday 1/28 or Sunday 2/12.
by ChathamNJ
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: POSTPONED: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, 1/21/12
Replies: 66
Views: 19958

Re: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, January 21st, 2012

Sorry to say, Chatham will not be coming tomorrow. We've cancelled Saturday school and some athletic events as well.
by ChathamNJ
Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: POSTPONED: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, 1/21/12
Replies: 66
Views: 19958

Re: The Garden State Mirror of GSAC XIX, January 21st, 2012

I will be in contact with my principal tomorrow morning for an assessment. I can't give an exact number of inches, but I'd say that if there's an inch or more on the ground and icy conditions I know I'd be hesitant to make the trip - especially if the snow/freezing rain is continuing to fall. From t...
by ChathamNJ
Wed May 18, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Stats have been updated at http://results.scobo.net/Chatham - please let me know if you catch any more errors. As has been discussed, the main problems were that as we rushed, some games got a 0-0-0 scoreline which had the effect of more bonus points and fewer bonus opportunities. Some errors were o...
by ChathamNJ
Wed May 18, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2011-2012
Replies: 101
Views: 42582

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2011-2012

Thanks for doing this, Ed. 1) CAT will be held on May 19. 2) If all the NJ coaches who read this board (I know there aren't many) could respond with the dates of their spring break, we might be in a position to request a State Championship date that works for as many of us as possible instead of wai...
by ChathamNJ
Sat May 14, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

PPB numbers are very screwy - as the day went on, our stat guy was told by me to emphasize speed in getting those scores in and if the stats weren't right, they could be fixed later. Teams caught a few W-L errors before we had an official playoff bracket, which helped. As I mentioned, there are some...
by ChathamNJ
Sat May 14, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Quick results: St. Joe's topped Kellenberg in the finals. Other semifinalists were Millburn and Seton Hall Prep. East Brunswick A & B, North Babylon, and Bergen rounded out the final 8. Results are at http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=Chatham&id=5&page=standings as they were posted live during ...
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 10, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Whoever you are, IndyA - we may have a spot opening up. Please send an email to the address listed above if you are able to commit.
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 10, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

The field is updated above.

We are now closed EXCEPT for the freshman division - any team wishing to add a FREE freshman team, please email naveryATchathamHYPHENnjDOTorg. First team to commit gets the spot, but please don't claim it unless you are absolutely sure you'll field the extra team.
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 10, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Several schools, in fact, have told me that our tournament on this new date actually prevented them from attending, and that having our on the day after AP exams made their kids not want to attend. At least 5 or 6 schools replied in a message that this was the case. Why is this different in your ar...
by ChathamNJ
Fri May 06, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Field is updated again - Bergen and Great Neck South, please give us a firm number of teams at the earliest possible opportunity. Andrew - there are a few factors that I believe have helped us draw such a large field; unfortunately I don't know if they can transfer to other locations. Without a doub...
by ChathamNJ
Thu May 05, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

The field is updated above - if any schools wish to change their number or designation of teams, please do so as soon as possible. Since the registration deadline was yesterday, we're going to put any additional teams on provisional status based on the numbers in each division. Ideally we'd have mul...
by ChathamNJ
Mon May 02, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Bump -- the field is updated above.
by ChathamNJ
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

If I may ask a question, with the assumption that the goal of the freshman division is to help players develop: wouldn't it help them better develop if they played something resembling full length questions? That's a fair point - I believe the difference lies in your premise. The goal isn't so much...
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Quick question: will you be taking individual stats this year? I remember a few people being annoyed about that not being done last year. This depends on the number of volunteers we have on hand. I agree that individual stats are fun to look at, but given the number of games per round that must be ...
by ChathamNJ
Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

The field is updated above - coming along quite nicely!

Br. Nigel and Peter -- I've added you to the field since you're both very reliable, but please do send in the form when you can so we have consistent records. Thanks!
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

Re: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Great Neck South will most likely be attending, with probably two teams, one main and one premiere division. Sounds great! Please do fill out the registration form (email is fine) so we have a consistent record for each team. I would like to ask, though, if only freshmen (or just novices in general...
by ChathamNJ
Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NHBB Discussion
Replies: 88
Views: 13937

Re: NHBB Discussion

jonpin wrote:Ed Fifteens.
Good one.
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9990

CAT V - Chatham, NJ - May 14, 2011

Chatham High School will host its fifth annual tournament using NAQT sets IS-102 (Premier and Main Divisions) and Speed Check 30 (Freshman Division) . For details and a registration form, please email my colleague Nicole Avery at naveryATchathamHYPHENnjDOTorg. The field so far: Premier Division (14)...
by ChathamNJ
Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6526

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

If there's still room, Chatham would like to add a third team. You should receive a message from one of our students at your team gmail account.
by ChathamNJ
Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Falcons' BATE @ SJHS Metuchen NJ January 29 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 10105

Re: The Falcons' BATE @ SJHS Metuchen NJ January 29 2011

You consider Metuchen in "Central New Jersey"? Hm, okay. As a native of the region, I agree with Coach Powers. The descriptions of North, Central, and South Jersey run roughly with the population density and NY/Philly influence rather than pure geography. Looking on a map, South Jersey goes up to I...
by ChathamNJ
Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (September 25, 2010)
Replies: 53
Views: 9452

Re: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (September 25, 2010)

I have no objections to counting games against the Moravian team as forfeits, especially if your schedule is already set. It sucks to have an extra bye - but perhaps teams in that division could play an exhibition against another division's bye team so everyone gets at least 6 games in the prelims. ...
by ChathamNJ
Sat May 22, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

Prelim standings are now posted at http://results.scobo.net/Chatham/CATIV The Apple and Cherry divisions were Premier (all teams made playoffs), while the Pizza division was all Frosh. St. Joe's freshman team defeated North Babylon 175-90. The quarterfinals are going right now: 1 St. Joe's A v 8 Pin...
by ChathamNJ
Thu May 20, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NYC Area Tournaments?
Replies: 8
Views: 1255

Re: NYC Area Tournaments?

There's a wide variety of knowledge-based competition in the area - but this board isn't a very active place as you can tell. You can get in touch with a majority of the hosts by joining the yahoo group named njacademiccoaches. I'd copy and paste a link, but apparently yahoo groups is down right now...
by ChathamNJ
Thu May 20, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

Here's the field: Premier (12) Bergen County Academies Columbia Delbarton Great Neck South Half Hollow Hills West High Point Kellenberg Millburn Mountain Lakes Pingry Seton Hall Prep St. Joseph Main (30) Biotech Bloomfield Columbia Governor Livingston (2) Great Neck South Half Hollow Hills West High...
by ChathamNJ
Wed May 05, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

Field update as of 5/10: Confirmed: Premier Delbarton Great Neck South Half Hollow Hills West Kellenberg MAST Millburn Seton Hall Prep St. Joseph Main Governor Livingston (2) Great Neck South Half Hollow Hills West Jonathan Dayton Kellenberg Kings Park (2) MAST Millburn Mother Seton (2) North Babylo...
by ChathamNJ
Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

Early field update: Confirmed: Premier Delbarton Half Hollow Hills West Kings Park Main Half Hollow Hills West Jonathan Dayton Kings Park Mother Seton (2) North Babylon (2) Frosh North Babylon Expressing interest: Bergen County Academies St. Joseph William Tennent West Orange Governor Livingston Blo...
by ChathamNJ
Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

So, a team would have to pay 80 dollars just to play "5 or 6" guaranteed games? Allow me to clarify - that's 5 or 6 guaranteed prelim games against other Premier teams, with zero prelim games played against non-Premier teams. Compare to a typical bracket where the top teams are guaranteed _not_ to ...
by ChathamNJ
Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5984

Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

Chatham High School will hold its fourth annual Chatham Academic Tournament on Saturday, May 22. We will use NAQT set IS-95. Our format will be similar to last year's CAT III, which featured the following: - Premier Division: schools may enter only their A team into this, which features 5 or 6 guara...
by ChathamNJ
Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15924

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Thank you Greg, for stepping up to provide this service to the community. Any time spent on this was a gift from you, and it's greatly appreciated. If you have the opportunity to edit the prelims file again, would you be so kind as to fix the spelling of "Chatham"? It was originally wrong on Dan's l...
by ChathamNJ
Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Westfield Tournament Fall '09?
Replies: 11
Views: 1281

Re: Westfield Tournament Fall '09?

Resurrecting the thread to see if there's been any progress on this one - with the silence coming from Rutgers, there's a great opportunity to host in November. Also, let me plug the NJ Academic Coaches yahoo group: groups.yahoo.com/group/njacademiccoaches Despite the name, all parties interested in...
by ChathamNJ
Sat May 16, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

Prelim standings are now posted at http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=Chatham&id=2&page=standings. We did not keep individual stats, but I will include any stats sent to me next week in an updated results post. Premier/Main playoffs: Playin games to be posted in a couple days. Scores to be poste...
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 12, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

Aidan -
Please email me at sfinemanATchathamHYPHENnjDOTorg. Our deadline has passed, but we maaaaay be able to expand depending on # of rooms, buzzers, and staff. I can send you a registration form; I'll need coach info and a contact phone number at the very least.
by ChathamNJ
Thu May 07, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

SHP is coming. I will have one "premier" division team, two or three "regular" teams, and one or two "freshman" teams. Got it. Please let me know your final number as soon as is humanly possible. I may need to put one of your teams on standby status so there can be an even number in each division, ...
by ChathamNJ
Wed May 06, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

TheCzarMan wrote:Me and a few teammates are interested in coming to help moderate, like I did last year.
Superb! Thank you very much - please let me know how many of you there are, unless you want to hang together in one room, then it doesn't matter.
by ChathamNJ
Tue May 05, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

Just a bump - field is updated above.
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

Field update - 11 days to go and it's looking good... Premier Division Bergen County Academies Delbarton Hunter C Ithaca Kellenberg Livingston MAST (maybe) Newark Academy Pingry Seton Hall Prep St. Joseph's Main Division Bergen County Academies Colonia Eastern Christian Governor Livingston (2) Jonat...
by ChathamNJ
Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09
Replies: 22
Views: 2722

Re: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09

Congratulations to St. Joseph's High School, the 2009 New Jersey State Champions. They finished 9-1 in the round-robin, beating second-place Columbia by a full game. A full SQBS report will be filed as soon as all the information gets into a computer. Records were kept by hand during the tournament,...
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 23, 2009 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Power matching schedule
Replies: 9
Views: 1610

Re: Power matching schedule

So it's basically a simple 2x2x2x2x2 grid, right? All we need is five-dimensional paper.
by ChathamNJ
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09
Replies: 22
Views: 2722

Re: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09

If we don't get past 12 teams, are you planning to do just a straight round-robin? Yes. Right now the numbers are just right - we have 11 teams and 4 full-time mods, so 11 rounds with one bye team gives us 5 rooms. Registration is still open until noon tomorrow (as tempting as it is to dictatoriall...
by ChathamNJ
Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09
Replies: 22
Views: 2722

Re: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09

NAQT has informed us that due to the absence of a Metro NYC "State" Championship, teams from New York State will be allowed to compete in the NJ event. All New York teams are welcome to join us; please read the preceding messages in this thread for more information. If you've already made plans to a...
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

aarcoh wrote:do you know if bergen is registered? I could use a ride there....
Sorry, didn't mean to skip over your post. Bergen is not registered yet, but hopefully they will come. If you're representing your alma mater they even get an extra reader discount. Score.
by ChathamNJ
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 3183

Re: CAT III: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament, 5/16/09

Field update: Premier Division Delbarton Kellenberg Livingston MAST (maybe) St. Joseph's Main Division Colonia Eastern Christian Kellenberg Livingston (x2 or 3) MAST (if not in Premier) North Babylon (x2) Phillipsburg (x2) St. Joseph's Freshman Division Colonia Livingston (maybe) MAST North Babylon ...