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by Important Bird Area
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

Congratulations to the champions of the 2021 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament, powered by LetterOne! In Division I, Columbia defeated Illinois 295-190 in the second game of an advantaged final. Brown defeated Princeton, 265-215, in the first game of an advantaged final, to claim the Divi...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 8
Views: 938

Re: 2021 NAQT national championships: online

Here's a video from our logistics team with more details about how our 2021 national championships will work online.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Re: 2021 NAQT national championships: online

Here's a video from our logistics team with more details about how our 2021 national championships will work online.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Re: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

Will NAQT be doing practice games on Friday night as in years past? If not, will NAQT be having a playthrough of some sort so teams know exactly what the actual tournament will look like on Saturday and Sunday? Every tournament we have played has had a different online format, so knowing exactly ho...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT MSNCT: May 1-2, online
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Re: 2021 NAQT MSNCT: May 1-2, online

The field for the 2021 MSNCT has been expanded to 96 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

NAQT’s Integrity Policy is intended to ensure that its national championships occur without cheating and—almost as importantly—without the suspicion of cheating. The policy has two parts. First, all active players need to have their faces and both hands visible on camera at essentially all times. S...
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT's Integrity Policy for Online National Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 111

NAQT's Integrity Policy for Online National Championships

Cross-posted from the high school section --JTH NAQT’s Integrity Policy is intended to ensure that its national championships occur without cheating and—almost as importantly—without the suspicion of cheating. The policy has two parts. First, all active players need to have their faces and both han...
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NAQT's Integrity Policy for Online National Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 203

NAQT's Integrity Policy for Online National Championships

NAQT’s Integrity Policy is intended to ensure that its national championships occur without cheating and—almost as importantly—without the suspicion of cheating. The policy has two parts. First, all active players need to have their faces and both hands visible on camera at essentially all times. S...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

Re: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online

We do hope to expand the field, but "how much field expansion?" and "when might the field expand?" are both dependent on the course of staff recruitment over the next few weeks. We would like to expand further to give the 82 teams on the waitlist the opportunity to play. To do t...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

Re: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online

The field for the 2021 HSNCT has been expanded to 144 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Re: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

The field for the Open division of the 2021 SSNCT has been expanded to 50 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Mar 26, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT High School IPNCT: April 11, online
Replies: 1
Views: 614

Re: 2021 NAQT High School IPNCT: April 11, online

The field for the 2021 HS IPNCT has been expanded to 112 players.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Re: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

Both divisions (Traditional Public Schools and Open) of the 2021 SSNCT have now been expanded to 40 teams.

(Note that the Traditional Public division has 39 teams in it right now, so there's a spot available if anyone would like to register!)
by Important Bird Area
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

Re: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online

We do hope to expand the field, but "how much field expansion?" and "when might the field expand?" are both dependent on the course of staff recruitment over the next few weeks.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

The Division II field for the 2021 ICT has been expanded to 32 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Re: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

The field for the Traditional Public Schools division of the 2021 SSNCT has been expanded to 36 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Re: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

The field for the Open division of the 2021 SSNCT has been expanded to 36 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

The Division I field for the 2021 ICT has been expanded to 32 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2020-2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 82
Views: 9186

Re: Alabama 2020-2021 Discussion Thread

William McCurley wrote: Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:46 pm Will we be able to qualify for HSNCT from the ASCA district tournaments?
Yes, the ASCA district events will serve as qualifiers for the 2021 HSNCT and SSNCT.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)

And here's the link to join our panel on Saturday (5 pm Eastern)!

(Participants will be required to enter their name and email address to join.)
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 7
Views: 3429

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)

And here's the link to join our panel on Saturday (5 pm Eastern)!

(Participants will be required to enter their name and email address to join.)
by Important Bird Area
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Re: 2021 NAQT national championships: online

We now have a full set of complete announcements, and registration is open for each national championship. Note that a number of details are different this year due to the online setup (in particular: we are not accepting wildcards because every event has a period of open registration available). Pl...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

2021 NAQT HSNCT: May 29-30, online

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2021 High School National Championship Tournament, powered by LetterOne, will be held online via Zoom, on May 29-30, 2021. The field is limited to 144 teams. NAQT may expand the field depending on the level of interest and the availability of staff. Registration...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT MSNCT: May 1-2, online
Replies: 1
Views: 458

2021 NAQT MSNCT: May 1-2, online

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2021 Middle School National Championship Tournament will be held online via Zoom, on May 1-2, 2021. The field is limited to 96 teams. NAQT may expand the field depending on the level of interest and the availability of staff. Registration is limited to invited t...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Re: 2021 NAQT national championships: online

BananaIceCream0305 wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:38 pm Have invites for HSNCT been sent out?
If not, then by when?
We have not yet sent out invitations for the 2021 HSNCT, but we expect to announce full details and open registration in the near future.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

2021 NAQT SSNCT: April 24-25, online

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2021 Small School National Championship Tournament will be held online via Zoom, on April 24-25, 2021. The field for the Traditional Public Schools Division is limited to 40 teams. The field for the Open Division is limited to 50 teams. NAQT may expand the field...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl

We're pleased to announce the composition of our panel: -Grace Liu (MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts) -Caroline Mao (Barnard College, New York, New York) -Esther Perceval (Valencia College, Orlando, Florida) -Chris Wright (Gallatin High School, Gallatin, Tennessee) Jeremy Nelson (former player at Alcor...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 7
Views: 3429

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl

We're pleased to announce the composition of our panel: -Grace Liu (MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts) -Caroline Mao (Barnard College, New York, New York) -Esther Perceval (Valencia College, Orlando, Florida) -Chris Wright (Gallatin High School, Gallatin, Tennessee) Jeremy Nelson (former player at Alcor...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT Middle School IPNCT: April 25, online
Replies: 0
Views: 288

2021 NAQT Middle School IPNCT: April 25, online

The 2021 Middle School Individual Player National Championship Tournament (MS IPNCT) will be held online on April 11, 2021. The MS IPNCT is NAQT’s championship tournament for individual middle school players. The field is limited to 80 players. NAQT may expand the field depending on the level of in...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT High School IPNCT: April 11, online
Replies: 1
Views: 614

2021 NAQT High School IPNCT: April 11, online

The 2021 High School Individual Player National Championship Tournament (HS IPNCT) will be held online on April 11, 2021. The HS IPNCT is NAQT’s championship tournament for individual high school players. The field is limited to 112 players. NAQT may expand the field depending on the level of inter...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

The Division I field for the 2021 ICT has been expanded to 24 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 8
Views: 938

Re: 2021 NAQT national championships: online

We hope to announce full details about tournament logistics and qualification by the end of February.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

what is the rationale behind barring people who qualified for DII ICT last year and who are still at those schools to play DII ICT this year? We're aware that all of the options in this case are suboptimal, and any decision we make will be disappointing to some number of teams who might want to pla...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: The Geography Front - Gauging Interest
Replies: 34
Views: 4435

Re: The Geography Front - Gauging Interest

castrioti wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:21 am expansionist (by design)
let's go
by Important Bird Area
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

The remaining spots will be available for registration beginning on February 8. Any team consisting of eligible players (respectively by division) may register for these spots. For the first 24 hours of open registration, each school will be limited to no more than three teams total and no more tha...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

Re: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

Update to our payment policy for the 2021 ICT: our new policy is as follows (the older more restrictive one was causing some trouble with school payment offices): Within one week of registering, all teams must pay their registration fee or provide evidence of progress toward doing so. For teams who ...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: NAQT Temporarily Suspends Providing Questions for In-Person Tournaments
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

Re: NAQT Temporarily Suspends Providing Questions for In-Person Tournaments

NAQT has decided to extend our moratorium on licensing questions for in-person quiz bowl tournaments in the United States through July 31, 2021. We plan to reassess the public health situation in mid-June and make a decision at that point about whether to offer in-person tournament hosting beyond Ju...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 8
Views: 938

2021 NAQT national championships: online

NAQT is pleased to announce that our spring 2021 national championship events will be held online via Zoom..

Middle School Individual Player National Championship Tournament: April 25

Middle School National Championship Tournament: May 1-2
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 NAQT national championships: online
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

2021 NAQT national championships: online

NAQT is pleased to announce that our spring 2021 national championship events will be held online via Zoom..

High School Individual Player National Championship Tournament: April 11

Small School National Championship Tournament: April 24-25

High School National Championship Tournament: May 29-30
by Important Bird Area
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10
Replies: 27
Views: 5607

2021 NAQT ICT: online, April 10

NAQT and LetterOne are pleased to announce that the 2021 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament will take place online Saturday, April 10. This tournament will use NAQT’s Official Gameplay Rules as modified for online play. The field for Division I will be limited to 32 teams. NAQT may expand ...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl

Update: the deadline for applications has been extended to February 6.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 7
Views: 3429

Re: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl

Update: the deadline for applications has been extended to February 6.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)

Cross-posted from the college section, to encourage more applications from people currently involved in high school quizbowl. The deadline to submit an application is February 6. --JTH PACE, IAC, ACF, and NAQT are organizing a panel discussion in early March, focusing on issues of systemic underrep...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)
Replies: 7
Views: 3429

Panel discussion on inclusion and racism in quizbowl (join us March 13!)

PACE, IAC, ACF, and NAQT are organizing a panel discussion in early March, focusing on issues of systemic underrepresentation and racism in the quizbowl community. The meeting will run as a Zoom webinar, with a moderator asking invited speakers to address questions collected in advance. There will a...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (season 4 starts January 14!)
Replies: 15
Views: 4113

Re: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (season 4 starts January 14!)

Two history specials for this week: one about European history, the other focusing on American legal history and culture.

Register today!
by Important Bird Area
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NAQT SCT: cancellation
Replies: 0
Views: 910

2021 NAQT SCT: cancellation

NAQT regrets to inform the quiz bowl community that we have decided not to hold Sectional Championship Tournaments (SCTs) in 2021. The Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) will still be held. We have not yet finished determining the details of how the ICT will be held (i.e., in person vs. ...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT video seminars about online tournaments
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Re: NAQT video seminars about online tournaments

Not yet; we're still working on editing. I'll post here when the recordings are available.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (season 4 starts January 14!)
Replies: 15
Views: 4113

Re: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (season 4 starts January 14!)

Buzzword's Holiday Extravaganza is here! New for this week we're offering two special games (Level A and Level C) with a mix of festive content about both academic and pop-culture knowledge. We also have a special FREE offer: if you missed our film and sports special events back in June, each of tho...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Update on NAQT's Plans for 2021 National Championships
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Re: Update on NAQT's Plans for 2021 National Championships

As part of our planning efforts, we sent out links to surveys to many coaches, parents, and players. We are collecting survey responses through December 18, so if you haven't filled out a survey yet and want us to have your input, please respond soon. If you are not sure whether a survey response ha...