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by mrichardquinn
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Old trash packets?
Replies: 2
Views: 2500

Re: Old trash packets?

As the coach of Armstrong Quiz Bowl, I started the ACRONYM tournament as a fundraiser for our program in 2008, so to provide a little more information and context... ACRONYM I and II were both played on NAQT questions. Neither of these tournaments managed to attract more than a dozen or so teams, so...
by mrichardquinn
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota 2011-12
Replies: 44
Views: 10301

Re: Minnesota 2011-12

I am happy to announce the fifth ACRONYM (Armstrong’s Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet) tournament or ACRONYM V. This year the tournament will feature pop culture questions, house written by former and current Armstrong Quiz Bowlers, me, and various other contributors. Date/Time: Sat. 2/25/...
by mrichardquinn
Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota 2010-11
Replies: 24
Views: 3293

ACRONYM IV

Congratulations to South A for winning the ACRONYM IV pop-culture tournament defeating Benilde B in the championship game. St. Thomas A beat St. Thomas B in the third place game. Thanks to all who attended, hope you had fun.

-Matt Quinn
-Armstrong Quiz Bowl Coach
by mrichardquinn
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota 2010-11
Replies: 24
Views: 3293

Armstrong High school will hold our pop culture tournament again this year. The announcement follows. I am happy to announce the fourth ACRONYM (Armstrong’s Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet) tournament or ACRONYM IV. This year the tournament will feature pop culture questions, house written...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACRONYM IV at Armstrong High School, MN (2/26/11)
Replies: 0
Views: 1095

ACRONYM IV at Armstrong High School, MN (2/26/11)

I am happy to announce the third ACRONYM (Armstrong’s Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet) tournament or ACRONYM IV. This year the tournament will feature pop culture questions, house written by former Armstrong Quiz Bowlers, me, and various other contributors. Date/Time: Sat. 2/26/11- 9:00 am...
by mrichardquinn
Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19641

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

Hey everyone- sorry for the delayed reply, I don't check in here regularly. Kirk- still haven't seen a SASE, if you want to just e-mail me your address I can send them to you. Losha- I put a print out of the teams/individual stats sheets with the questions I gave to your coach. If you need them agai...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19641

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

Armstrong’s conceivably regular or nearly yearly meet (ACRONYM) III ran successfully on 2/27/10. Generally from our perspective as the host, it went very well. We would welcome feedback from players and coaches that participated to help us improve the tournament should we decide to run it again. Res...
by mrichardquinn
Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19641

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

I wanted to remind you of Armstrong's pop culture tournament on 2/27/10. The original announcement is above in this forum. Some updates: Based on feedback from players and coaches, we will have 6 randomly sorted preliminary rounds from 9-12, lunch from 12-1, and 16 team single eliminations playoffs ...
by mrichardquinn
Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19641

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

Below is the formal announcement for the ACRONYM III tournament that I sent to coaches. Players, feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the tournament as well. (matt_quinn at rdale.org) I am happy to announce the third ACRONYM (Armstrong’s Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet) ...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19641

ACRONYM III- 2/27- pop culture

Hey Minnesota (and surrounding states) quiz bowl teams.

On Saturday 2/27/10 Armstrong Quiz Bowl will be hosting a pop culture tournament. Details to follow soon, but I wanted to get the date out there for everybody's planning purposes. Hope you can come.

-Matt Quinn
by mrichardquinn
Thu Mar 05, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '08-'09
Replies: 89
Views: 15340

Re: Minnesota '08-'09

Dear Quiz Bowlers- I'd like to invite you to Armstrong's Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet II aka ACRONYM II. Date/Time: Sat. 3/14/09- 9:00 am--4:00pm Place: Armstrong High School 10635 36th ave. N, Plymouth, MN 55441 -This tournament will feature NAQT series #83 -Format will the standard 20...
by mrichardquinn
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Re: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)

Thanks to everyone for attending our tournament. It was a good fundraiser for us and a good time. Results for the high school portion should be posted eventually on NAQT's page. On the open side, we held a less formal tournament with the "Tarheel Cup 2007" questions. There were still novelty prizes ...
by mrichardquinn
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl in the news
Replies: 41
Views: 5796

Re: Quizbowl in the news

Dear Armstrong quiz bowl supporters, We have great news! Thanks to your support the Armstrong Quiz Bowl program is restored for the 2008-2009 school year. Parents, alumni, members and community members have contributed $2300 over the last two months. After reading Norm Draper's excellent article on ...
by mrichardquinn
Thu May 15, 2008 8:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '07-'08
Replies: 356
Views: 77694

Re: Minnesota '07-'08

Armstrong's open tournament is a go. Hope to see people there Saturday. (See the tourney announcement forum for details or e-mail me at matt_quinn @ rdale.k12.mn.us)

-Matt Quinn- Armstrong Quiz Bowl Coach
by mrichardquinn
Thu May 15, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Re: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)

The open tournament is on! Hope to see you Saturday.

-Matt Quinn- Armstrong quiz bowl coach
by mrichardquinn
Mon May 12, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Re: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)

This message is in regards to the open tournament. The NAQT high school portion is running as announced above. Hope ot see people on 5/17. Dear potential participants in the ACRONYM tournament, Presently the NAQT high school portion of our tournament has enough registration to be viable, but the off...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl in the news
Replies: 41
Views: 5796

Re: Quizbowl in the news

Dear forum readers- Thanks again for all of your input and support. Our fundraising program is going very well, many parents, students and alumni have given donations and we have officially raised $1150. We are holding a tournament 5/17/08, the announcement can be found in the Minnesota 07-08 thread...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

ACRONYM (May 17, 2008, Armstrong MN)

I am happy to announce the first ACRONYM (Armstrong’s Conceivably Regular Or Nearly Yearly Meet). Due to the failure of the Robbinsdale-Area Schools operating referendum in November 2007, funding for the Quiz Bowl program at Armstrong High School has been cut effective in the 2008-2009 school year. ...
by mrichardquinn
Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl in the news
Replies: 41
Views: 5796

Re: Quizbowl in the news

Greetings- This Matt Quinn, Armstrong quiz bowl coach, my team is the subject of much of this thread. I spoke with Fred Morlan today, and we thought it might be a good idea for me to update our situation here. After sharing this letter that went out to members, parents, alumni, supporters and friend...