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by friendswithdave
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2017-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 9109

Re: North Carolina 2017-2018

Registration is now open for the North Carolina State Quiz Bowl Tournament. The tournament will be run identical to past years with 5-6 Regionals around the state serving as qualifiers for the State Finals. The event is free and open to all NCASA member middle and high schools. Non-member schools ma...
by friendswithdave
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2017-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 9109

Re: North Carolina 2017-2018

Hey Betsy, thanks for getting the calendar started. Here are the NCASA dates for 2017-2018. Oct 21 - We are working with our member schools to host independent tournaments open to all schools including non-member schools. Here are the host schools: - Raleigh Charter HS - HS tournament - Carrboro HS ...
by friendswithdave
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2016-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 7841

Re: North Carolina 2016-2017

Registration is now open for the North Carolina Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments. Registration is free and open to ALL NCASA member schools, regardless of their participation in other NCASA or independent tournaments. We expect about 100 teams to participate statewide. Register here: http://www.ncscho...
by friendswithdave
Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2016-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 7841

Re: North Carolina 2016-2017

Registration for the January 28 NCASA Quiz Bowl Jamboree and subsequent weekly meets is now open. These events are free and open to all NCASA Member schools. The following schools are set to host the January 28 Jamboree. Middle and high school divisions will be hosted at all sites. Registration is o...
by friendswithdave
Fri May 13, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2016-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 7841

North Carolina 2016-2017

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities has set dates for all NCASA quiz bowl events during the 2016-2017 school year. Oct 15 - Fall Quiz Bowl Tournaments - see note below Jan 28 - Quiz Bowl Jamborees - kick-off to weekly quiz bowl meets Mar 4 - Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments - stat...
by friendswithdave
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

Re: North Carolina 2015-2016

Portion of press release on NC State Tournament. After an incredibly exciting day of tight competition, the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Quiz Bowl State Final. Congratulations to The Early College at Guilford, our High School Sta...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 06, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

Re: North Carolina 2015-2016

Shown below are the schools who advanced (and their ranking at Regionals) to the Quiz Bowl State Final hosted by NCSSM of Durham on March 19. All winners and most second place schools are expected to earn invitations to NAQT Nationals. 86 teams competed in 17 tournaments on Saturday, March 5. Advanc...
by friendswithdave
Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

Re: North Carolina 2015-2016

Registration for the NCASA Regional / State Quiz Bowl Tournament opens this Monday, January 18. Middle school and high school divisions will be contested. These tournaments are free and open to all 271 NCASA member schools. Given last year's participation and the growth in NCASA this year, we expect...
by friendswithdave
Tue Dec 15, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

Re: North Carolina 2015-2016

Registration is open through January 8 for the NCASA Jamborees and weekly meets. The following schools are hosting the January 30 Jamborees: - Hickory Ridge MS in Harrisburg (near Charlotte) - Jordan-Matthews HS in Siler City - Ligon MS in Raleigh - Pine Forest MS in Fayetteville - NEAAAT in Elizabe...
by friendswithdave
Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

Re: North Carolina 2015-2016

Three NCASA member schools are planning to host the Fall Tournaments: Thomas Jefferson Classical, Union Pines High School, and High Point Central / Early College at Guilford. Additional hosts in the Triangle and Northeast are still being sought. These tournaments are not sponsored or run by NCASA. H...
by friendswithdave
Mon Jun 15, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: NC Middle School Tournaments 2015-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1302

NC Middle School Tournaments 2015-2016

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities has set dates for all NCASA quiz bowl events during the 2015-2016 school year. All events will have middle school and high school divisions. Oct 24 - Fall Quiz Bowl Tournaments - see note below Jan 30 - Quiz Bowl Jamborees - kick-off to weekly...
by friendswithdave
Wed May 06, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 8860

North Carolina 2015-2016

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities has set dates for all NCASA quiz bowl events during the 2015-2016 school year. Oct 17 - Fall Quiz Bowl Tournaments - see note below - DATE CHANGED 6/22/15 Jan 30 - Quiz Bowl Jamborees - kick-off to weekly quiz bowl meets Mar 5 - Regional Quiz ...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities held the State Quiz Bowl Tournament Saturday, March 28 at the NC School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. Winning the high school championship with a 9-0 record was The Early College at Guilford. Winning the middle school title with a 7-0 ...
by friendswithdave
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

Congratulations to the following schools who won their Regionals: Thomas Jefferson Classical, The Early College at Guilford, Providence HS, Raleigh Charter HS, Terry Sanford HS, and South Central HS. Middle School Regional Champions: Hickory Ridge MS, Hanes Magnet MS, Smith MS, 71st Classical MS, an...
by friendswithdave
Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

A record 67 schools will compete in the State Quiz Bowl Tournament. Shown below are the number of schools competing in each March 7 Regional. WEST: 8 high schools TRIAD: 14 high schools, 4 middle schools CHARLOTTE: 4 high schools, 6 middle schools TRIANGLE: 6 high schools, 5 middle schools SANDHILLS...
by friendswithdave
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Registration Open for NC State Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 1444

Registration Open for NC State Tournament

Registration for the NCASA Regional / State Quiz Bowl Tournament opens this Monday, January 19. Middle school and high school divisions will be contested. These tournaments are free and open to all 231 NCASA member schools. Given last year's participation and the growth in NCASA this year, we expect...
by friendswithdave
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

Registration for the NCASA Regional / State Quiz Bowl Tournament opens this Monday, January 19. Middle school and high school divisions will be contested. These tournaments are free and open to all 231 NCASA member schools. Given last year's participation and the growth in NCASA this year, we expect...
by friendswithdave
Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

Just a reminder to all schools that registration is now open for the January 31 Quiz Bowl Jamborees and the weekly after-school meets. The Jamboree will be a half-day event running from 9:00 to noon. It will begin with an instructional session to ensure new teams are prepared for the quiz bowl forma...
by friendswithdave
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

With about two weeks remaining until registration closes, 214 schools have registered for NCASA Membership this year. With a record number of schools we expect 80-90 teams will compete in the Regional and State Quiz Bowl Tournaments and other quiz bowl events planned for the winter and spring. Oct 3...
by friendswithdave
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

Re: North Carolina 2014-2015

NCASA has heard from a number of member schools planning to host tournaments on October 25. Note these will be INDEPENDENT tournaments open to all schools. Schools from the following areas are planning to host. Additional host schools may be added. Raleigh: Millbrook HS Triad: High Point Central HS ...
by friendswithdave
Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2014-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 15849

North Carolina 2014-2015

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities has set dates for all NCASA quiz bowl events during the 2014-2015 school year. Oct 25 - Fall Quiz Bowl Tournaments - see note below Jan 31 - Quiz Bowl Jamborees - kick-off to weekly quiz bowl meets Mar 7 - Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments - stat...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

To answer the previous poster, the group names come from dorm names at the host school: NC School of Science and Mathematics. The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities held the State Quiz Bowl Tournament Saturday, March 29 at the NC School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. Winning...
by friendswithdave
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

Groupings and format have been set for the 2014 Quiz Bowl State Finals. All teams are placed in two groups as shown below. Each team plays each other team in their group one time. From there the top four teams in each group will play an eight-team single elimination tournament to determine the champ...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

NCASA held the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments on March 15 in six sites across North Carolina. Final results and advancing teams are shown below. All ranked teams (with records shown) advanced to the State Final. Northeast Regional: 1 - Elizabeth City Middle School: 5-1 2 - River Road Middle School: ...
by friendswithdave
Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

NCASA Regional Tournament Update - 37 high schools and 23 middle schools will compete in the six March 15 Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments across North Carolina. A total of 12 high schools and 12 middle schools will advance to the March 29 State Finals hosted by the NC School of Science and Mathematic...
by friendswithdave
Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

Registration is now open for the 2014 State Quiz Bowl Tournament. The March 15 Regional tournaments will take place in six schools across North Carolina. Each Regional will be a qualifier for the March 29 State Final hosted by the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. The regis...
by friendswithdave
Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

Registration is closed for the weekly quiz bowl meets and February 1 Jamborees. The following schools are scheduled to compete: Triad Area: Northwest Guilford HS, Western Alamance HS, Western Guilford HS, Southeast Guilford HS, High Point Central HS, Page HS, Jordan-Matthews HS, STEM at NC A&T HS, U...
by friendswithdave
Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

Registration is now open for the NCASA weekly quiz bowl meets. These meets are free and open to all NCASA member schools. If enough schools are interested, JV level meets may be held concurrent with the varsity meets. This would enable more students in grades 6-7 and 9-10 to participate. Visit our w...
by friendswithdave
Mon Oct 28, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

The NCASA Fall Quiz Bowl Tournament took place on Saturday, October 26 in four sites around NC. Thirty-five high school teams competed and the top three teams in each division with their records and average points per match are shown below. Schools in italics are expected to earn an invitation to th...
by friendswithdave
Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

Re: North Carolina 2013-2014

NCASA will be using the following packets for our meets and tournaments: HIGH SCHOOL 127A - Fall Tournament and Jamboree 131A - Weekly Meets (weeks 1-4) 135A - Weekly Meet (week 5) and Regional Tournaments 136 - State Final MIDDLE SCHOOL MS-07 - Fall Tournament and Jamboree MS-08 - Weekly Meets MS-0...
by friendswithdave
Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scheduling 16 team round-robin with constraints
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Re: Scheduling 16 team round-robin with constraints

That looks 100% spot on. Thanks so much!
by friendswithdave
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scheduling 16 team round-robin with constraints
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Scheduling 16 team round-robin with constraints

I've been researching trying to find a scheduling program that can accommodate my various constraints but have been unable to do so. I thought I would open it up to the forum since I can't imagine I am the first to try to do this. Here's the deal: I am setting up a round-robin schedule with 16 teams...
by friendswithdave
Tue May 14, 2013 8:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2013-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 17111

North Carolina 2013-2014

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities has set its calendar for most events in 2013-2014 including quiz bowl. In addition to weekly meets and the regional and state tournament, we will also host an October tournament. NCASA will host an October 26 tournament in 3-5 sites across Nor...
by friendswithdave
Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

NCASA held the State Quiz Bowl Tournament Saturday, April 13 at Rogers-Herr Middle School in Durham. Winning the high school championship with a 8-0 record was Myers Park High School. Winning the middle school title with a 4-0 record was Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy of Rutherford County. Myers...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

NCASA recognizes the following winners from our four Regional Tournaments held throughout North Carolina on Saturday, March 16: Northeast Middle School: River Road Middle School East Middle School: Seventy-First Classical East High School: Millbrook High School Triad High School: Page High School Ch...
by friendswithdave
Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

Registration is now open for the March 16 NCASA Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments. Schools must participate in the Regional Tournament in order to qualify for the April 13 State Final hosted by Rogers-Herr Middle School of Durham. Registration closes for the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament on February 22...
by friendswithdave
Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Re: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013

Registration is now open for NCASA's weekly quiz bowl meets. Interested member schools will be grouped into conferences. Each meet will consist of one school hosting two to three other schools in their conference, with each school playing each other school one time. Results from these weekly meets w...
by friendswithdave
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

Registration is now open for NCASA's weekly quiz bowl meets. Interested member schools will be grouped into conferences. Each meet will consist of one school hosting two to three other schools in their conference, with each school playing each other school one time. Results from these weekly meets w...
by friendswithdave
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

The deadline to register for membership in the NC Association for Scholastic Activities is Wednesday, October 24. Membership grants schools free access to all our competitions, including the Regional and State Quiz Bowl Tournaments. We currently have about 140 member schools, and expect to more than...
by friendswithdave
Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:26 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Re: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013

Registration is now open for NCASA membership. Membership is open to all NC middle schools (and high schools). Membership grants access to all NCASA competitions for no additional charge. These competitions include weekly quiz bowl meets beginning in February and the Regional and State Quiz Bowl Tou...
by friendswithdave
Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

The NCASA Board of Directors approved the full competition calendar last night. The following Quiz Bowl dates were approved: Feb. 2 - Kick-off for weekly quiz bowl meets. All other meets will be on weekday afternoons. Mar. 16 - Regional (formerly known as District) QB Tournaments Apr. 13 - State QB ...
by friendswithdave
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

The 2012 NCASA Twelve Competition dates have been set for this year. While we were tempted by 12/12/12, we didn't feel Wednesday was an appropriate date for the State Final. The Twelve District competitions will be held in three to four sites statewide on November 17. The Twelve State Final will be ...
by friendswithdave
Mon May 28, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment
Replies: 75
Views: 37274

Re: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment

Anecdotal evidence suggests many admins shy away from quiz bowl because they see it as an activity that encourages memorization of facts versus application of knowledge. No principal has said to me "I don't like quiz bowl", but few get excited about the activity when I present it to them. Part of wh...
by friendswithdave
Sun May 27, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment
Replies: 75
Views: 37274

Re: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment

I'll toot my own horn to talk about the positive things happening in North Carolina related to quiz bowl. To jump start quiz bowl a few years ago I founded a statewide association that promotes all scholastic activities and competitions: the NC Association for Scholastic Activities. While not a quiz...
by friendswithdave
Sun May 27, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15192

North Carolina 2012-2013

NC Association for Scholastic Activities expects to set the dates for all Quiz Bowl leagues and tournaments in late June. All middle school meets and tournaments will be held on the same dates and sites as the high school meets and tournaments. Expect the "Spring" weekly after-school meets to begin ...
by friendswithdave
Sun May 27, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Re: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013

NCASA expects to set the dates for all Quiz Bowl leagues and tournaments in late June. All middle school meets and tournaments will be held on the same dates and sites as the high school meets and tournaments. Expect the "Spring" weekly after-school meets to begin with a kick-off on a Saturday in la...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12875

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

Congratulations to The Early College at Guilford for winning the NCASA State Quiz Bowl Tournament. Guilford edged out second place Carrboro High School on points to win the title. Both teams finished with a 7-1 record. Full results: 1) The Early College at Guilford 2) Carrboro HS 3) NC School of Sci...
by friendswithdave
Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12875

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

Congratulations to Ardrey Kell High School and The Early College at Guilford for winning the West and Central District Quiz Bowl Tournaments, respectively. They join eight other schools who qualified yesterday for the March 24 State Quiz Bowl Tournament. The top five schools from each tournament qua...
by friendswithdave
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12875

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

Update on registrations for the March 10 NCASA District Quiz Bowl Tournaments. Registration closes on February 24. West (hosted by Myers Park HS) Thomas Jefferson CA Highland School of Tech Ardrey Kell HS Myers Park HS Lincolnton HS Newton Conover Health Science HS AL Brown HS Atkins HS Statesville ...
by friendswithdave
Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

NCASA Offers Quiz Bowl to NC Middle Schools in 2012-2013

NC Association for Scholastic Activities Board of Directors agreed to expand to offer a comprehensive middle school program next year. Quiz Bowl will be one of the competitions we will offer to interested middle schools. We will also award a Middle School Cup to the top NC middle school based on the...