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by AKKOLADE
Tue May 24, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

Best of luck to everyone playing this event today!
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 24, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

Best of luck to everyone playing this event today!
by AKKOLADE
Sat May 21, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

A prior version of this announcement listed the set as consisting of 60 tossups; it actually consists of 40 tossups. I apologize for my error.

If you have registered for the tournament and this has caused you to change your mind, please email myself and Qblitz ASAP and we'll get you a refund.
by AKKOLADE
Sat May 21, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

A prior version of this announcement listed the set as consisting of 60 tossups; it actually consists of 40 tossups. I apologize for my error.

If you have registered for the tournament and this has caused you to change your mind, please email myself and Qblitz ASAP and we'll get you a refund.
by AKKOLADE
Sat May 21, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

There are currently seven people signed up for this event in the open division. The deadline to register is 11 p.m. central tomorrow.
by AKKOLADE
Sat May 21, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

There's currently only one high school players signed up to play. If we don't get more, we'll have to fold this division into the Open division. The deadline to register is 11 p.m. central tomorrow.
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 18, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

We are now up to seven teams registered!
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 18, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Pennsylvania NASAT Team Information
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Pennsylvania NASAT Team Information

If you're interested in joining/trying out for the Pennsylvania NASAT team this year, please contact Pete Schmidt here: [email protected].
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 17, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

We're very optimistic that we'll get 14 teams registered by the end of the month, but that is the deadline for us to hit that mark and run the tournament. If you're waiting to officially register, please email me at [email protected]!
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 17, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '21-22
Replies: 12
Views: 3618

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '21-22

Hey New York schools - if you would be interested in competing in this year's NASAT, please let me know as soon as you can. You haven't played since 2018 and we'd love to have you.
by AKKOLADE
Mon May 16, 2022 9:54 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: A Suggestion for next season
Replies: 6
Views: 801

Re: A Suggestion for next season

In my opinion, making https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/ more prominent is going to do a better job of serving those needs than adding subforums.
by AKKOLADE
Mon May 16, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: A Suggestion for next season
Replies: 6
Views: 801

Re: A Suggestion for next season

I feel ambivalent on regional forums. My greatest concern with them is that a border state would miss out on an event because they don't look in all of the subforums they should be looking in. Also, almost all tournament announcement threads rapidly sink off the first page of this subforum once the ...
by AKKOLADE
Thu May 12, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Re: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023

MRNA II will serve as a qualifier for the IQBT Undergraduate Championship. More details about the IQBT Undergraduate Championship can be found here . Posting in this thread since I think my questions are more specifically about this tournament. Can you clarify what this means? Given Em said “a qual...
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 11, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

Cheynem wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 1:48 pm So, to clarify, these are completely new questions that have never been in a NASAT or will not be in a future NASAT?
Correct. This is the only time they will be played.
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 11, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

I was asked this, so: this set does not contain questions from this year's set. It was actually written last year by a separate team from last year's NASAT production team; we've been sitting on it since then.
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 10, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 6
Views: 779

IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

IQBT and Qblitz are hosting a set of forty tossups to play on Tuesday, May 24 for use as a warm-up set for next month's NASAT event. These questions will roughly follow the distribution for NASAT. This one-day event will have two divisions: a high school-only division and a open division for any hig...
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 10, 2022 11:51 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz
Replies: 3
Views: 786

IQBT NASAT Warm-Up - May 24 on Qblitz

IQBT and Qblitz are hosting a set of forty tossups to play on Tuesday, May 24 for use as a warm-up set for next month's NASAT event. These questions will roughly follow the distribution for NASAT. This one-day event will have two divisions: a high school-only division and a open division for any hig...
by AKKOLADE
Tue May 10, 2022 9:53 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Re: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023

We're planning on hosting this tournament online.
by AKKOLADE
Mon May 09, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Re: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023

We are claiming the date of March 4, 2023.
by AKKOLADE
Mon May 09, 2022 12:41 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: Staffers for NASAT wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Staffers for NASAT wanted

I am looking for staffers for this year's NASAT, which is being held online on June 18 & 19. We are looking for moderators & fairness staffers who are available on either or both days.

IQBT is offering $50 per person per day.

If you're interested, please email me at [email protected].
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 04, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Available for Mirroring Starting June 25
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Re: IQBT NASAT Available for Mirroring Starting June 25

This post reserved for a list of mirrors.

Date TBA: University of Maryland (probably July)
by AKKOLADE
Wed May 04, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT NASAT Available for Mirroring Starting June 25
Replies: 1
Views: 518

IQBT NASAT Available for Mirroring Starting June 25

The set for this year's National All-Star Academic Tournament will be available for mirroring after the initial tournament, which is being held the weekend of June 18/19. You can view previous versions of our tournament here , here , and here . The mirror fee will be $40 per team. Clark Smith is the...
by AKKOLADE
Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

IQBT Undergraduate Championship - March 4, 2023

This is a (very!) preliminary announcement that International Quiz Bowl Tournaments will be hosting its first Undergraduate Championship on March 4, 2023. More details will be announced in the future.
by AKKOLADE
Mon Apr 11, 2022 2:41 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

We have our first registration for this year's NASAT tournament, with three teams from former champion Missouri in the field!

We also have enough interested teams where we should have at least 15 teams in the field.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Apr 10, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

Alkres wrote: Wed Mar 02, 2022 7:34 pm where does one sign up to staff this event?
Sorry for not seeing this earlier. You can email me at [email protected].

A reminder that registration is open.
by AKKOLADE
Fri Feb 11, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: 1991 ACF Nationals field
Replies: 9
Views: 1610

Re: 1991 ACF Nationals field

Is this her? https://twitter.com/caroljguthrie?s=21 No, but this is and she's listed as faculty and staff in the South College catalog . Not contact information is listed, but it shouldn't be hard to wrangle that info from South College or try a stock email format (e.g. first initial last name @ so...
by AKKOLADE
Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: 1991 ACF Nationals field
Replies: 9
Views: 1610

Re: 1991 ACF Nationals field

I've tried digging through the archive.org for UTK's website early on, but I haven't had any success yet. I believe the format for any url would be along the lines of "solar.rtd.utk.edu", most likely in the format of "solar.rtd.utk.edu/~rtrent", though the portion after the tilde...
by AKKOLADE
Tue Jan 25, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

The full announcement for NASAT has been posted above.
by AKKOLADE
Tue Jan 25, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

Re: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

This post is reserved for tracking the field. Registered teams (13 teams): Connecticut Illinois A Illinois B Iowa A Iowa B Kentucky A Kentucky B Missouri A Missouri B Missouri C New Jersey A New Jersey B Pennsylvania Interested teams (12-14 teams): Alabama (1 team) Asia (~2 teams) California Georgia...
by AKKOLADE
Thu Dec 30, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Queen's University (August 14th)
Replies: 1
Views: 1066

Re: NASAT Mirror at Queen's University (August 14th)

Hi Andrew,

Please contact me as soon as you can.
by AKKOLADE
Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online
Replies: 7
Views: 4599

NASAT 2022: June 18 & 19, online

International Quiz Bowl Tournaments (IQBT) is pleased to announce the 2022 National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT). This will be the twelfth NASAT. NASAT will be hosted on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. It will be held online. The tournament will convene at 10:00 AM Eastern on Saturday...
by AKKOLADE
Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Harris Bunker
Replies: 6
Views: 3920

Re: Harris Bunker

by AKKOLADE
Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NASAT Availble for Mirrors Starting June 26
Replies: 5
Views: 1907

Re: 2021 NASAT Availble for Mirrors Starting June 26

We are still open to mirroring this set through October. If you'd be interested in hosting another mirror, whether it be an online event or a COVID-safe in-person tournament, please contact me at [email protected].
by AKKOLADE
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: How to Choose What Category to Specialize In?
Replies: 1
Views: 1150

Re: How to Choose What Category to Specialize In?

There's several other threads on the forums about how to study specific subjects (check this subforum & the Best of the Best subforum, as well as qbwiki.com), but when it comes to choosing what to study, you should definitely choose a subject you are interested in learning. It is much harder to ...
by AKKOLADE
Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!

The issue with missing stats from round 16 should be corrected in the all stats report. Thanks to everyone for their patience.

Today is also the last day to purchase a shirt. If you'd like a 2021 NASAT shirt or hoodie, you can get them here: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/2021nasat
by AKKOLADE
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 NASAT Availble for Mirrors Starting June 26
Replies: 5
Views: 1907

Re: 2021 NASAT Availble for Mirrors Starting June 26

We now have two mirrors planned! If you're interested in hosting another one, please contact me.
by AKKOLADE
Sun Jun 20, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!

Congratulations to Illinois Blue - Rohan Ganeshan, Arjun Nageswaran, Charles Young, and Geoffrey Wu - on winning the 2021 NASAT! They defeated Georgia in the final. Ohio finished third. The top eight was rounded out by: Fourth: Texas Vermillion Fifth: Minnesota Sixth: New Jersey A Seventh: Californi...
by AKKOLADE
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

Updated brackets:

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by AKKOLADE
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

Updated bracket:

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by AKKOLADE
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

Complete stats through round 12 here. Please note that round 13 stats will not be added to the HSQB stat listing until after the completion of the tournament. The tiebreakers are: A one game tiebreaker for fourth place in Alomar for North Carolina & California B. This will be in game room one. ...
by AKKOLADE
Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

Edit: I've added a 30 minute delay to the stream to prevent cheating, as well as pushing this back to round 15. I'll post in here again when we're launching that.
by AKKOLADE
Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

I've attached an updated schedule here. Round nine will be the last of Saturday. We will start with round ten tomorrow.

We are also going to start tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern.

Finally, I've swapped the order of lunch and the tiebreakers. Lunch will be first, followed by the tiebreakers.
by AKKOLADE
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

We are moving the start time of Sunday play to 9:30 a.m. Eastern. For teams such as my own, which play on Pacific time, starting tournaments at 10:00 AM Eastern is already a major disadvantage due to how early we are forced to wake up. I understand the need to keep the tournament running on time du...
by AKKOLADE
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

The schedule for Phase II is now available under the "rounds 6-12" tab on the following link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... Fg/pubhtml#
by AKKOLADE
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

We making two adjustments to the schedule:

1) We are moving the play of round 11 to tomorrow morning.
2) We are moving the start time of Sunday play to 9:30 a.m. Eastern.
by AKKOLADE
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2021 IQBT NASAT - Congratulations Illinois Blue!
Replies: 46
Views: 13988

Re: 2021 IQBT NASAT - June 19-20, Online

Every team needs to return and be ready to play in their announced game rooms at 4:10 p.m. Eastern.