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by TulaneKQB
Wed Dec 24, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ Rice (01-24-15)
Replies: 9
Views: 4414

Re: ACF Regionals South @ Rice (01-24-15)

Can we get a field update?
by TulaneKQB
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Alabama [2/21/15]
Replies: 8
Views: 4647

Re: George Oppen at Alabama

NickCahlfs wrote:Tulane is planning on bringing 2-3 teams, 2 staffers? and 2 buzzers systems

Also buttloads of fun
In addition to regular Tulane students, there is a pretty good chance that Kevin Marshall and I will also be driving up from New Orleans to play/bring the noise.
by TulaneKQB
Sat Sep 27, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT IS-A at Tulane 9/27/2014
Replies: 6
Views: 3567

Re: NAQT IS-A at Tulane 9/27/2014

Results:

(1) Jesuit A (9-0)
(2) Lusher A (8-1)
(3) Episcopal School of Acadiana (7-2)
by TulaneKQB
Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT IS-A at Tulane 9/27/2014
Replies: 6
Views: 3567

Re: NAQT IS-A at Tulane 9/27/2014

We are excited to announce that (maybe for the first time ever) we hit our field cap of 18 teams; here's a field update: Brother Martin (1) Lusher (3) Holy Cross (1) Jesuit (2) Archbishop Shaw (1) Ben Franklin (1) Episcopal School of Acadiana (2) Mt. Carmel (2) St. Martin's (1) Zachary (2) Baton Rou...
by TulaneKQB
Sun May 25, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Louisiana Open at ULL (6/14/14 and 6/15/14)
Replies: 6
Views: 2495

Re: Louisiana Open at ULL (6/14/14 and 6/15/14)

Matt already knows this, but I figured I'd post it here for the world to see. Tulane is bringing 1-2 teams' worth of people to this, probably both days.
by TulaneKQB
Mon May 19, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 2013-14
Replies: 20
Views: 3807

Re: Mississippi 2013-14

Avery,

Feel free to contact me (jrynmac@gmail.com) or Kevin Marshall (kmarshall@archbishopchapelle.org) if you'd like any information about tournaments in/around New Orleans next year. I know your team has come to Zachary before for NHBB, so it would be great to see you for other events!
by TulaneKQB
Sat Mar 29, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)
Replies: 5
Views: 2837

Re: Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)

Jesuit A went undefeated and won this tournament, with Jesuit B finishing second and Lusher finishing third. There were also strong showings from Itawamba, Lafayette, and Ben Franklin. I'm not sure when Tulane will have stats, but as soon as they do they'll be posted here.
by TulaneKQB
Mon Mar 17, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT South Region Mirror
Replies: 13
Views: 4798

Re: MUT South Region Mirror

What's the field for this?

EDIT: Oh wait, I see it hiding up there.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)
Replies: 5
Views: 2837

Re: Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)

Because there will not (in all likelihood) be a Mississippi NAQT State Tournament, we have been cleared to host Mississippi teams at this event. Interested Mississippi teams should contact me or Cara Zajac using the contact information listed above.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 2013-14
Replies: 20
Views: 3807

Re: Mississippi 2013-14

We have been cleared to host Mississippi teams at the Louisiana NAQT State Championship at Tulane University. If you are a Mississippi school that does not have a place to play NAQT State and you would like to play at Tulane, please contact me (Ryan McLaren) at jrynmac at gmail dot com or Tulane's c...
by TulaneKQB
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2013-2014: Witty Subtitle
Replies: 203
Views: 84146

Re: HSQBRank 2013-2014: Witty Subtitle

I'm excited to see two Louisiana teams on the latest batch of rankings, but I feel like I should point out the fact that, not only has Jesuit A won every tournament that we've hosted this year, they have also nearly gone undefeated at every tournament, with their only loss this year coming in a prel...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)
Replies: 6
Views: 2017

Re: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)

Note that the bonus conversions for this event are mostly inaccurate (because a number of games did not record individual stats). Yeah, sorry about that. There were some new-to-Quiz Bowl scorekeepers at this tournament, and it took a round or two until every room filled out their scoresheets comple...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)
Replies: 6
Views: 2017

Re: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)

Stats: http://naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=5361&playoffs=1 There were a number of teams that cancelled because of the weather, which meant that there were byes. Also, unfortunately, the files for some of the rounds were lost and could not be recovered. The stats for the top thre...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2013-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4424

Re: Louisiana 2013-2014

We had some trouble with the stats at the end of the day because the school computer we were using decided to delete some of the files. A person from the Tulane team is putting them back in, so they should be available soon (although one of the rounds that we weren't able to recover might be missing...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2013-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4424

Re: Louisiana 2013-2014

Dutchtown's tournament happened. (1) Jesuit (2) Dutchtown A (3) Ben Franklin There isn't a lot on the schedule for Louisiana other than the various NHBBs and NAQT State at Tulane on March 29th. There are non-Mardi Gras dates available, in case a school wants to claim a date for a tournament this sem...
by TulaneKQB
Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)
Replies: 6
Views: 2017

Re: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)

I've updated the field to include the teams that have registered so far. We still have room for more teams, so register today!
by TulaneKQB
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)
Replies: 5
Views: 2837

Louisiana NAQT State at Tulane (3/29)

Tulane University is pleased to announce that it will host the Louisiana NAQT State Tournament on Saturday, March 29th. *We have been cleared to host Mississippi schools at this tournament.* Location : Tulane University's campus Newcomb Hall (basement) New Orleans, LA 70118 Newcomb Hall can be found...
by TulaneKQB
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)
Replies: 6
Views: 2017

First Annual Dutchtown (LA) Tournament (1/25)

Dutchtown High School in Geismar, Louisiana (south of Baton Rouge) will be hosting its first ever Quiz Bowl tournament on Saturday, January 25th. Location : Dutchtown High School, Ascension Parish 13165 Hwy. 73 Geismar, LA 70734 (directions from New Orleans: http://goo.gl/maps/kkhgj) Price : $50 per...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2013-14
Replies: 67
Views: 11902

Re: Alabama 2013-14

I know I could probably just look this up, but it might be easier to ask the people who already know: Are any of the teams that pop up in this thread located in South Alabama/the Mobile area, and would any of those teams possibly be willing to drive to New Orleans for a Tulane tournament or a tourna...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 2013-14
Replies: 20
Views: 3807

Re: Mississippi 2013-14

Tulane had a team from South Jones register for its fall tournament and then not show up. There's also the annual Mustang tournament at Murrah in Jackson. Other than those two schools (and Madison Central), Mississippi quiz bowl is pretty much in fog-of-war for us.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: A serious discussion of ACF packet submission
Replies: 72
Views: 26498

Re: A serious discussion of ACF packet submission

As another possibility, would the teams whose packets go largely unused find it helpful to receive some reasonably in-depth commentary on what they submitted, what worked, what didn't, and how to improve? I think for ACF to really be able to do a good job with this, we'd probably have to add a pers...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2013-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4424

Re: Louisiana 2013-2014

I've been leaning on them and some other schools to at least consider HSNCT, but it's difficult to know if they take any of that seriously or if we're just whistling in the dark thinking that they'll do anything other than NAC. Edit: Especially when the New Orleans-area NAC is Memorial Day weekend, ...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXII at Tulane in New Orleans, LA on 4/13
Replies: 10
Views: 3786

Re: BHSAT XXII at Tulane in New Orleans, LA on 4/13

We'll be in Gibson Hall, which is the big building on St. Charles that is close to Norman Mayer, but is in fact not Norman Mayer.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXII at Tulane in New Orleans, LA on 4/13
Replies: 10
Views: 3786

Re: BHSAT XXII at Tulane in New Orleans, LA on 4/13

I assume it will almost definitely be in Norman Mayer again since that's the building that we've had the most luck with in the past. I'll ask Katherine at Tulane's practice tonight if she doesn't respond before then.
by TulaneKQB
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 12-13
Replies: 18
Views: 4747

Re: Mississippi 12-13

Henry: Tulane University is hosting a mirror of BHSAT in New Orleans (~2 hours from Hattiesburg) on 4/13--we'd love to see you and any other interested Mississippi teams attend. Feel free to contact me at jmclaren@tulane.edu or Tulane's club president at kbarnet@tulane.edu if you'd like more informa...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2013 Specific Question Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 4591

Re: MUT 2013 Specific Question Discussion Thread

Thanks for putting this together again this year; the Tulane team had a great time playing it. A minor point: The Robert Louis Stevenson question in Round 7 lists Brom Bones as a character in Treasure Island. Brom Bones is a character in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Billy Bones is Flint's first mate...
by TulaneKQB
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 7962

Re: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)

I'd also appreciate a copy of this set if it's not too much trouble.
by TulaneKQB
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 12-13
Replies: 17
Views: 3801

Re: Louisiana 12-13

To my knowledge, here are the non-LAAC tournaments for the remainder of Spring 2013: 3/2 Louisiana State NHBB at Zachary HS (Zachary, LA) 4/6 NAQT State at ULL (Lafayette, LA)* 4/13 BHSAT at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) Link: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=14119 In terms of ...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Welcome to a New Year of The National History Bee & Bowl!
Replies: 47
Views: 9155

Re: Welcome to a New Year of The National History Bee & Bowl!

This seems like the best place to ask about this: There are rumors that one or both of the Louisiana tournaments have been or might be cancelled. The colleges are trying to plan events for the coming semester, and it would be helpful to know if either of those dates (especially the one at Zachary HS...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TrashMasters at UT-Chattanooga 12/8/2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3842

Re: TrashMasters at UT-Chattanooga 12/8/2012

There are 11 total, including Mike Cheyne's packet.

Edit: grammar.
by TulaneKQB
Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)
Replies: 12
Views: 7307

Re: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)

Jesuit A defeated Pensacola B to win the top bracket, with Pensacola A defeating Ben Franklin A to place third. Lusher defeated Pearl River (playing in the place of Rummel A) to win the bottom bracket. Word on the street is that stats will be posted soon.
by TulaneKQB
Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)
Replies: 12
Views: 7307

Re: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)

Updated field: St. Martin’s (2 Teams) Pearl River High (1 Teams) Ascension Episcopal (1 Team) Lafayette High (2 Teams) Mount Caramel (1 Team) Jesuit (3 teams) Archbishop Shaw (1 Team) Lusher (1 Team) Chapelle (1 Teams) Rummel (2 Teams) Pensacola (3 Teams) Ben Franklin (2 Teams) Sacred Heart New Orle...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State
Replies: 112
Views: 33042

Re: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State

It's been a couple of months since someone asked, so:
Is there any word on where this might be next year? I'd at least like to try to get a Louisiana team together, but it's difficult to get started when we don't know where we'd be going.
by TulaneKQB
Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bayou-a-Drank 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3177

Re: Bayou-a-Drank 2012

In addition to the Canadian mirror mentioned in the above post, there will likely be a mirror of this at Macalester in February. As a result, I'll keep the set off Wastebin until then. If you would like to have it for practice, you can contact me (as a handful of teams already have) and I'll send it...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)
Replies: 12
Views: 7307

Re: First Annual Tulane Fall Tournament (New Orleans, LA)

I wanted to point out that this is shaping up to be the biggest tournament we've had at Tulane since I moved to New Orleans. We're very excited about the number of teams that are attending (many of which also attended Chapelle's tournament in September), including a school that is brand new to QB in...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 12-13
Replies: 18
Views: 4747

Re: Mississippi 12-13

It looks like Ellisville is about a two-hour+ drive to New Orleans--if your school wanted to come to the tournament at Tulane in November (or any future tournaments at Tulane), we would be happy to have you!
by TulaneKQB
Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bayou-a-Drank 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3177

Re: Bayou-a-Drank 2012

Sorry it's taken me so long to respond to this--I've been absolutely slammed by law school work. This set has been expanded and modified since KABO, with ten total packets and an eleventh that will be added as soon as possible (it's ultimate completion has been pushed back because of Hurricane Isaac...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chapelle HS Fall QB Tournament (9/29/12, Metairie, LA)
Replies: 11
Views: 2912

Re: Chapelle HS Fall QB Tournament (9/29/12, Metairie, LA)

I was very impressed with the teams that came to Chapelle Saturday--the usual suspects (Jesuit, Franklin), but also some schools that I had not really seen before (Lafayette, Lusher) that ran right with the top teams. I should also note that Kevin and Chapelle did a great job running the tournament,...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bayou-a-Drank 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3177

Re: Bayou-a-Drank 2012

UWashington, both KABO sites, and a tournament in Ohio have played versions of this--it's probably a little easier than other trash sets, but it has received generally positive reviews. Because there isn't a lot of trash on the horizon for the rest of the semester, we'll probably keep it under lock ...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: College Practices
Replies: 12
Views: 2803

Re: College Practices

That's pretty impressive that you can make enough time to practice four times a week--I think we would get tired of seeing each other if we practiced more than our Tuesday/Thursdays. We usually read one academic packet with one half of the room against the other half of the room, and then play an "a...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: I Need Advice.
Replies: 11
Views: 6090

Re: I Need Advice.

As long as you don't have to agree to some kind of long-term commitment then I think it would be all right. Really, anything that you can do to get butts in seats at practice and plant your organization's roots is better than a possible year of inactivity. Also, realistically, many of the people on ...
by TulaneKQB
Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAC
Replies: 189
Views: 48317

Re: 2012 NAC

Trickum Middle School has had a strong, very active team for years. It is the feeder middle school for Parkview High School which, until the last couple of years, also had a perennially strong, active team. Sorry for the late post, but I just read this. I went to Trickum and graduated from/played Q...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 12-13
Replies: 17
Views: 3801

Re: Louisiana 12-13

To add to what Nick said: we've discussed moving the 10/20 tournament from Tech to Tulane if it doesn't seem like they'll be able to host something. Like he said, we would both like to reserve a date for the teams in the northern part of the state that sometimes can't make the trip to New Orleans; h...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 12-13
Replies: 17
Views: 3801

Re: Louisiana 12-13

I don't know if I would say that "no one has ever really tried," but Nick and I have been doing what we can this summer to raise the level of quiz bowl here up from where it is now. I should mention that ULL is planning to host something in the spring, and that the dates we've listed above (i.e. 9/2...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bayou-a-Drank 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3177

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Bayou-a-Drank 2012

Update: the total number of packets for this event has been lowered from the 12 we initially announced to 10, not including the round that Mike Cheyne pitched in for this weekend. The plan is to have those rounds completed and (hopefully) polished in time for a possible Canadian mirror on 8/25. A tr...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 12-13
Replies: 18
Views: 4747

Re: Mississippi 12-13

I've met the kids from Madison Central a few times and they and their coach are really nice and enthusiastic--I invited them to our handful of HS tournaments, but they weren't able to come for various scheduling reasons (homecoming, I think, and then something else). Mississippi State, Millsaps, and...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 12372

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

I've got 60 some odd music questions out of that mini-side event I was writing. I don't know if I'll time to finish it over the summer, but I could definitely write a few more. I'd be more than willing to combine them into a larger tournament. If you aren't able to find anything better to do with t...
by TulaneKQB
Thu May 31, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 12372

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

Hey, throw your hat into the ring here if you: -have a full-fledged academic or trash event that you would like to write/collaborate on for August We've been planning on making Bayou-a-Drank a completely house-written set, but that was mainly because we didn't expect there to be much interest in pr...