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by bjorkchop
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2017-18
Replies: 1
Views: 1697

Georgia 2017-18

1) Does Georgia not have a page yet for this academic year? :neutral: 2) How has Georgia handled NASAT selection in recent years? Edit: Although I'm now just catching the threads that 2018 NASAT might not take place, which is all and good if a restructuring year is needed, but I bet Georgia could pe...
by bjorkchop
Sun Mar 08, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Emergency Situation - All Writers Needed (RESOLVED)
Replies: 28
Views: 13225

Re: Emergency Situation - All Writers Needed (RESOLVED)

Having assistant-TD'ed a 12-hour day in Hollywood with Connor Teevens at Florida championships, I have to compliment the overall playability and smoothness of this particular set! I'll bear witness to this miracle. To the editors and writers who hustled to make this possible: thank you! 30+ teams (a...
by bjorkchop
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 28)
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

Re: South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 2

:party: Thanks to Mr. Rob LaVohn and the faculty of Westminster Christian School for hosting a great tournament! After Prelims: four teams were 5-0, two were 4-1, one was 3-2, and six were 2-3. Anticipating some clustering, we decided at the start of the day to opt for a generous break to quarters, ...
by bjorkchop
Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 28)
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

Re: South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 2

Bishop Verot (1)
Chaminade-Madonna (3)
Princeton Christian (1)
Ransom Everglades (9)
Westminster Christian (2)

as of 02/24/15

16 schools = 3 bids to the HSNCT

Chaminade had a drop, Ransom expanded to 10 teams
by bjorkchop
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 28)
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

South FL NAQT States @ Westminster Christian (Sat, Feb 28)

This is short notice, but South Florida WILL be having an NAQT State Championship. I will be helping Coach Rob LaVohn from Westminster Christian School with logistics, including the updating of this page. NAQT South Florida States 2015 Saturday, February 28 Westminster Christian School 6855 SW 152 S...
by bjorkchop
Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)

It worked fine, but couldn't engage our area parochial schools (understandably). This is only the 2nd NAQT event south of Orlando this school year, so I think the volume was more a function of schools eager for a competition, versus Sundays -- or this particular Sunday -- being more convenient. If w...
by bjorkchop
Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)

Prelims: "Ace Ventura" Bracket 6-0 AHS A (2) 5-1 Ransom C (5) 4-2 Cypress Bay B (9) 3-3 Ransom F 2-4 Ransom L 1-5 Somerset B 0-6 Ferguson A "Burn Notice" Bracket 6-0 Cypress Bay A (3) 5-1 Ransom D (7) 4-2 Miami Palmetto (10) 3-3 Ransom E 2-4 AHS D 1-5 Ransom K 0-6 University School B "CSI" Bracket 6...
by bjorkchop
Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)

Thanks to all who attended, especially to DeSoto for making the drive down -- and to Somerset Academy and University School of NSU for playing in their first-ever NAQT tournament. 4 brackets of 7 played a round-robin Top 3 teams per bracket (cleanly by W/L records) made playoffs fake-Octos Seeds 1-4...
by bjorkchop
Thu Nov 13, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)

Updated to reflect change of question set: using IS-138 (instead of IS-140)
by bjorkchop
Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Ransom Everglades Winter Open (Sun, 12/07/14)

Sunday, December 7 Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Miami, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Check-in and bagels/coffee from 8:00-8:45am; awards done by 5:15pm To register, please e-mail sfrappier@ransomeverglades.org by Tuesday, December 2: - # of teams and # of competitors?...
by bjorkchop
Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT @ Kellenberg (Uniondale, NY) 11/22/14
Replies: 31
Views: 14403

Re: LIFT @ Kellenberg (Uniondale, NY) 11/22/14

Ransom can definitely supply 1 moderator (yours truly). We would prefer not to fly with our system, but if slap-bowl is imminent due to field expansion, we can bring it.
by bjorkchop
Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 2
Views: 3063

Re: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)

What a great day! :cool: Thanks to my veteran seniors, alums, and parents for staffing. Full stats will be on the NAQT site within the week. Three brackets of seven played a round robin: three teams 6-0, three teams 5-1, one team 4-2, five teams 3-3 ... with Ransom G placing 3rd in their bracket and...
by bjorkchop
Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 2
Views: 3063

Re: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)

Scheduled Field & updates We will make 3 brackets of 7 teams All teams will 6 prelim rounds plus a bye round Single-elimination playoffs (Quarterfinals, Semis, Finals/3rd Place match) will be Top 2 records from each bracket, plus the best two 3rd place teams Plaques for top four teams (all of whom w...
by bjorkchop
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 2
Views: 3063

Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/06/2014 - Miami, FL)

Saturday, September 6 Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Miami, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Check-in and bagels/coffee from 8:00-8:45am; awards done by 4:30pm To register, please e-mail sfrappier@ransomeverglades.org by Friday, August 29: - # of teams and # of competitors?...
by bjorkchop
Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State
Replies: 46
Views: 42386

Re: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State

First-timers from Florida really enjoyed this! Happy to share thoughts with coaches and teams from yet-to-compete states.
by bjorkchop
Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT South Florida States @ Ransom Everglades (03/01/14)
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Re: NAQT South Florida States @ Ransom Everglades (03/01/14)

Thanks to everyone who attended. Great competition today, with two yet-to-qualify teams earning bids to the HSNCT. Three divisions, each with 7 teams, played a round-robin. The 6-0 and 5-1 teams cleanly advanced, and the best two of the 4-2 teams filled the rest of the Quarterfinals (with Ransom F m...
by bjorkchop
Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT South Florida States @ Ransom Everglades (03/01/14)
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

NAQT South Florida States @ Ransom Everglades (03/01/14)

Announcing...the NAQT South Florida State Championship Saturday, March 1 Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Miami, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org http://goo.gl/maps/EYBKG Check-in and bagels/donuts from 8:00-8:45am -- on-campus lunch -- Finals done by 5pmish To Register, e-ma...
by bjorkchop
Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/07/2013 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 2
Views: 1863

Re: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/07/2013 - Miami, FL)

A fun, rainy day. The top-scoring 4-2 teams advanced to Quarters Quarter-finalist teams: Chaminade A, Ransom "D", Ransom "E," and School for Advanced Studies A 4th place: Ransom "C" (5-1 prelims, 1-2 playoffs) 3rd place: Martin County CAC (5-1 prelims, 2-1 playoffs) 2nd place: Archimedean Upper Cons...
by bjorkchop
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/07/2013 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 2
Views: 1863

Ransom Everglades Invitational (09/07/2013 - Miami, FL)

Hello! We're excited to be hosting an early fall tournament. Saturday, September 7 Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Miami, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Check-in and bagels/coffee from 8:00-8:45am; awards done by 4:30pm To Register, e-mail sfrappier@ransomeverglades.org by...
by bjorkchop
Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT South Florida State Championship -- 02/23/13
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Re: NAQT South Florida State Championship -- 02/23/13

Barry from Chaminade and I thank everyone for attending. Results are here: http://naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=4791 HSNCT Qualifiers are: 1) Ransom Everglades A (9-0) 2) Marjory Stoneman Douglas A (8-2) 3) American Heritage School-Plantation A (8-2) 4) Ransom Everglades B (7-3) ...
by bjorkchop
Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT South Florida State Championship -- 02/23/13
Replies: 1
Views: 921

NAQT South Florida State Championship -- 02/23/13

We are happy to announce that the NAQT South Florida State Championship will be held on Saturday, Feb 23 : Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory School 500 East Chaminade Drive Hollywood, FL 33021 http://goo.gl/maps/lQ9v6 Cost & Registration - $70 base for the first team, $60 for each additional tea...
by bjorkchop
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL

Golran wrote:Were all teams in attendance from Florida?
Yes, and all were South Florida teams, except for Montverde, who drove down from Central Florida.
by bjorkchop
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL

I saw the stats were up on NAQT. Do you have stats that break out PPB? On the scoresheets, we didn't distinguish bounceback bonus parts from the traditional bonus parts, so a PPB statistic seems a bit unreliable. There were are few games where some teams scored more on bouncebacks then their own bo...
by bjorkchop
Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL

Scores to be posted later... Quarters (1) Ransom C [7-0] def. (8) Ransom D [4-2-1] (2) Chaminade A [7-0] def. (7) School for Advanced Studies A [5-1-1] (3) Cypress Bay [6-1] def. (6) Pembroke Pines Charter A [6-1] (5) Ransom E [6-1] def. (4) Chaminade B [6-1] Semis (1) Ransom C def. (5) Ransom E (2)...
by bjorkchop
Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12)

Field as of 09-14-12
Chaminade-Madonna (7)
Cypress Bay (1)
Montverde (2)
Pembroke Pines Charter School (3)
Princeton Christian School (1)
Ransom Everglades JV teams (4)
School for Advanced Studies (2)
Western (1)
Westminster Christian School (1)
Teams: 22
scheduled to have 4 bids to Nationals
by bjorkchop
Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Ransom Everglades Tournament (09/15/12) - Miami, FL

We are moving fresh out of the gate this year with a mid-September tournament! Saturday, September 15 Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Miami, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Check-in and bagels/coffee from 8:00-9:00am; awards done by 5:00pm Registration Deadline is Thursday,...
by bjorkchop
Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Florida State Championship -- March 31
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Re: NAQT Florida State Championship -- March 31

Quarterfinals Ransom A (1) defeated Chaminade B (8), 400-150 Ransom E (2) defeated Chaminade C (7), 270-130 Buchholz A (6) defeated Miami Palmetto A (3), 230-215 Ransom C (4) defeated Ransom B (5), 215-180 Semi-Finals / all earning HSNCT bids Ransom A (1) defeated Ransom C (4), 285-105 Ransom E (2)...
by bjorkchop
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Florida State Championship -- March 31
Replies: 1
Views: 692

NAQT Florida State Championship -- March 31

I'm happy to announce the first-ever NAQT South Florida State Championship. Given the size of the state (and the lack of a tournament venue) it was time for a new district. Note that if a North/Central Florida location does not emerge for a "North Florida State Championship," then this tournament wi...
by bjorkchop
Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)

After 7 Prelim rounds, tiebreakers being H2H (which wasn't possible), then avg. margin of victory 1 Chaminade A (7-0, +201) 2 Stoneman Douglas (6-1, +245) 3 South Fork A (6-1, +174) 4 Ransom C (6-1, +114) 5 SAS Kendall A (5-2, +114) 6 Hardee A (5-2, +2) 7 Chaminade C (4-2, +56) 8 Pembroke Pines (4-3...
by bjorkchop
Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Re: Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)

Field as of 11-10-11
Chaminade-Madonna (3 teams)
Hardee (2 teams)
Montverde (1 team)
Pembroke Pines Charter (1 team)
Ransom JV teams (3 teams)
School for Advanced Studies Kendall (2 teams)
Stoneman Douglas (1 team)
South Fork (3 teams)
Westminster Christian (1 team)
17 teams
by bjorkchop
Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Ransom Everglades Tournament (11/12/11)

It's time for some Miami-style quiz bowl Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Coconut Grove, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Contact: sfrappier@ransomeverglades.org Saturday, November 12 Cost: $60 1st team, $50 each additional team, plus $8 per person for lunch Discounts: -$10 p...
by bjorkchop
Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 8072

Re: Florida '10-'11

NAQT State Championship was at UF this weekend. We are thinking Spring Break caused a conflict with a lot of teams? 11 teams (2 bids to HSNCT) Branford Choctawhatchee Plant City Volusia County's CAC Team (mostly Spruce Creek) Dr. Phillips A, B Ransom A, B Ransom C, D (Div 2) Oak Hall (Div 2) Volusia...
by bjorkchop
Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (March 26 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 1
Views: 1024

Re: Ransom Everglades Invitational (March 26 - Miami, FL)

Well, we did it. Packet 103A with bouncebacks, full round-robin with the 7 teams. Prelims: 1) 5-1 Chaminade Madonna B 2) 5-1 Ransom Everglades C 3) 4-2 Westminster Christian 4) 4-2 Chaminade Madonna A 5) 2-4 Ransom Everglades B 6) 1-5 Ransom Everglades D 7) 0-6 Chaminade Madonna C Semis A: Chaminade...
by bjorkchop
Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 39
Views: 13371

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

Could we please get prelim information? Thanks!
by bjorkchop
Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ransom Everglades Invitational (March 26 - Miami, FL)
Replies: 1
Views: 1024

Ransom Everglades Invitational (March 26 - Miami, FL)

A quiz bowl tournament in South Florida? It's true! Ransom Everglades Upper School 3575 Main Highway Coconut Grove, FL 33133 http://www.ransomeverglades.org Saturday, March 26 Cost: $60 1st team, $50 each additional team Discounts: -$10 per available reader or scorekeeper (parent/coach), -$10 per bu...
by bjorkchop
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 8072

Re: Florida '10-'11

Charlie -- we've only been able to play in one tournament this year, up at UF. We were 10-1 (6-1 prelims, 4-0 playoffs). Prelims were 2435PF-800PA, 17.39 PPTH, 21.36 P/B. PPG for each player was about 41, 33, 28, & 7. We're headed to Wash U; our top player can't make it, so we're promoting our top s...
by bjorkchop
Wed Dec 08, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 8072

Re: Florida '10-'11

Agreed. This was a fun tournament, and Reitz Union was a good location (spaces to sit, food court, foosball). With an untimed tournament, varying moderator styles, a dozen-plus rooms, and a new venue -- the delays weren't too unreasonable. Sure, some very early give-away clues and a stack of repeats...
by bjorkchop
Fri May 14, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 4471

Re: Florida '09-'10

This could be too soon to tell, but would any high school teams travel to Miami for an NAQT tournament next academic year (TBD: on a non-standardized testing Saturday in Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb)? We have a big calendar meeting at the end of May, and I would need to claim a weekend sooner than later.
by bjorkchop
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 4471

Re: Florida '09-'10

8th Annual Montverde Academic Tournament (1-16-10) As usual, Roger Ross and the Montverde volunteers put on a great tournament. This was likely power-protected by design, because 9 of the 22 teams went 6-0 in prelims. Only the top 8 advanced, which meant that Seed 8 and Seed 9 (based on total prelim...
by bjorkchop
Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 40668

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Our teams and I really enjoyed this. Well-worth the flight, even though we were down two players. In Miami, our closest tournaments are at least 5-hour drives, so flying-out was our only way to get to a competition this fall before Thanksgiving. For a debut tournament of this size, this was great --...
by bjorkchop
Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 40668

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Ransom Everglades (Miami, FL) is looking to send 1-2 teams. Will know more in two weeks.
by bjorkchop
Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida tournaments
Replies: 19
Views: 2830

Re: Florida tournaments

If it's between Easter weekend (March 22) or the beginning of many high schools' spring breaks (March 29) -- my team and I would prefer the latter. Or to lobby for another option -- what about mid-April? Because of breaks and chaperoning issues that others have mentioned, I would rather wait until t...
by bjorkchop
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Florida Tournament ?
Replies: 18
Views: 3532

South Florida tournaments

Hello, I'm the advisor for the Ransom Everlgades Academic Team. I'm new to coaching at the school this year, but the team is definitely interested in more South Florida tournaments. Also, I would appreciate any info on the NAQT state tournament (location/dates/etc.) Thanks. Steve Frappier stevefrapp...