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by marianna
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Y'all need to pay attention to your own community
Replies: 51
Views: 16111

Re: Y'all need to pay attention to your own community

Mahria - I'm horrified and sorry about what you went through on UChicago quizbowl. It was our responsibility as club officers to foster a welcoming and inclusive club atmosphere, and I deeply regret how we failed you in that. How to respond to an individual in the club who threatened that goal of in...
by marianna
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Considerations for a code of conduct
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Re: Considerations for a code of conduct

Just a quick note: the above information solely pertains to CoCs for tournament events. With regards to CoCs for college clubs, UChicago quizbowl officers in 2018 (Samir Khan, Alston Boyd, Jason Zhou and I) looked into whether we could adopt a code of conduct for our club, with sanctions for members...
by marianna
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Considerations for a code of conduct
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Considerations for a code of conduct

I'm glad to hear of community attention and effort on a code of conduct. Below I share some considerations for establishing a code of conduct - I had described many of these a year and a half ago during internal PACE discussions for instituting a code of conduct for the now-cancelled 2020 NSC , but ...
by marianna
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Stamina during Nationals
Replies: 7
Views: 2886

Re: Stamina during Nationals

The jury's still out on how much your brain is "like a muscle" (c.f. the replicability problems of Roy Baumeister's "ego depletion' idea), but it sure does use energy. Echoing Matt: I find that a huge portion of quizbowl mental fatigue can be mitigated by judicious application of snacks (and water!...
by marianna
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New Google Sheet for a Collegiate Contact List: 2018/2019
Replies: 11
Views: 4288

Re: New Google Sheet for a Collegiate Contact List: 2018/2019

The first master sheet and the by region sheets are redundant with each other. Is there a way to consolidate info so people just need to update info in a single place? eg delete master sheet and just have people update by region sheets, or have people update master sheet and protected by region shee...
by marianna
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Climate change and quizbowl
Replies: 29
Views: 19297

Re: Climate change and quizbowl

This is such a fantastic post, thank you Tora. I had some thoughts on the environmental impact of quizbowl that I wrote up at the beginning of the year for PACE. These thoughts are not nearly as developed or well-articulated as Tora's above. I've just adapted them below as additional scattered thoug...
by marianna
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NorCal Weekend of Quizbowl (July 27-28, 2019) @ Berkeley
Replies: 9
Views: 3639

Re: NorCal Weekend of Quizbowl (July 27-28, 2019) @ Berkeley

I'll be driving from Stanford and back on Sat and Sun - if anyone needs a ride, let me know.
by marianna
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night
Replies: 17
Views: 8862

Re: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night

I really want to be there, but this is unfortunately going to conflict with META and Imaginary Landscapes. Is it possible this could get recorded for those of us who can't be there and posted online later? We do plan to record this and post it online later. We know that there are a bunch of other s...
by marianna
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Dealing with Toxicity in QB
Replies: 5
Views: 4970

Re: Dealing with Toxicity in QB

Hey, I'm really sorry to hear that you're going through this. That person's conduct is definitely out of line. I'm sorry to hear that talking to your coach has not been a productive solution - I'm confused and upset on your behalf that they have not taken action. I don't want to request more details...
by marianna
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where are you going to college next year? (2019)
Replies: 28
Views: 13866

Re: Where are you going to college next year? (2019)

Amiable Vitriol wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:32 pm
I'll be attending Stanford University, and hope to be involved with the club there!
<3 welcome!!
by marianna
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: The end of the match
Replies: 26
Views: 11534

Re: The end of the match

I too don't think teams need to form lines to approach each other to shake hands. This is pretty minor, but I do think that players should shake hands with other players, make eye contact, and say "good game" or something of that sort with sincerity. Many times after a match, I've encountered player...
by marianna
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Where are You Going Next Year (Collegiate 2018)
Replies: 27
Views: 17188

Re: Where are You Going Next Year (Collegiate 2018)

I will be continuing my slow westward migration by heading to Stanford for a PhD in developmental psychology.
by marianna
Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2018 ACF Regs Specific Questions and Errors
Replies: 63
Views: 12960

Re: Specific Questions and Errors

The ability to vocalize this action is heavily limited within the Pama–Nyungan language family. Children have implicit knowledge of how to do this action, according to the “principles before skill” argument advanced by Rochel Gelman. E. L. Kaufman analyzed how this action could be performed quickly...
by marianna
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke 2017 at Northwestern (11/18/17)
Replies: 8
Views: 4244

Re: Delta Burke 2017 at Northwestern (11/18/17)

Aaron's Rod wrote:I hear there will be live-ish stats, anybody got a link?
Here.
by marianna
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Officers 2017-18
Replies: 1
Views: 2116

PACE Officers 2017-18

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is thrilled to announce its new Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. We're excited to kick off another excellent year! President: David Reinstein Treasurer: Mike Bentley Secretary: Mike Hundley Vice President of Tournament Direction: Ryan Ros...
by marianna
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2017-18
Replies: 2
Views: 3664

PACE Membership Status Changes 2017-18

PACE welcomes our summer 2017 cohort of new members: Alex Damisch, Dylan Minarik, and Ryan Humphrey! We are delighted to work with such talented and energetic folks. PACE elects to invite new members twice a year; the next round will be in January 2017. To learn more about what we do and how PACE me...
by marianna
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Since this is related to the logistics of this year's NSC, I am going to post this here. This tournament's Saturday rounds were, for lack of a better word, disappointing. We went well over the time scheduled in Washington B's prelim bracket (we were almost 2 hours late, and had played 4 matches by ...
by marianna
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Videos from the 2017 PACE NSC are available on our YouTube channel. Click [CC] on the bottom right corner to enable captions on select videos. - 2nd place tiebreaker match: Barrington (IL) vs Westview (CA), All-Star Game, awards ceremony (+captions) - 6th place tiebreaker match: IMSA A (IL) vs La Jo...
by marianna
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: UChicago Summer 2017 Practices
Replies: 7
Views: 4413

Re: UChicago Summer 2017 Practices

Oo-kamakiri wrote:Today, we will be having practice in Crerar 320b from 7-10pm. If anyone has trouble getting in or finding the building, send me a PM via the forums or Facebook.
EDIT: Actually, we're headed to Alston's apartment. Message him.
by marianna
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Congratulations to Detroit Catholic Central High School A of Novi, Michigan, the 2017 PACE NSC champions! They have won NSC by virtue of clearing the top superplayoff bracket.
by marianna
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

For me, the stream only plays content in 5-10 second bursts. I hear Niki Peters read, like, a sentence and half of a tossup; the screen freezes up; it stays that way for minutes, until there's another weird staccato fragment. It's like I'm watching bebop quizbowl. I believe we've maxed out the band...
by marianna
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Can someone confirm for me which teams are carrying losses into tomorrow's final eight? Superplayoff seeds . In the top superplayoff bracket: - Dublin Scioto carries over a win against Westview - Detroit Catholic Central A carries over a win against TJ A (VA) - *IMSA A carries over a win against Ch...
by marianna
Wed May 31, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE seeking nominations for new members - June 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1701

PACE seeking nominations for new members - June 2017

Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is soliciting nominations for new members ! Nominations are due to secretary Michael Hundley at [email protected].org by Thursday, June 15 at 11:59 PM Eastern time. PACE has many objectives , among which are: • to promote and encourage the growth of q...
by marianna
Thu May 11, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Social Media Idea for Tournaments
Replies: 5
Views: 2783

Re: Social Media Idea for Tournaments

PACE is exploring platforms, including Facebook Live, for livestreaming parts of NSC this year. More details to come!
by marianna
Wed May 03, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Big Y wrote:If you want to be guaranteed to receive the hotel room block discount, you should reserve rooms today or tomorrow. Follow our hotel link.
The deadline for reserving a room at the discounted PACE rate has been extended to this Sunday.
by marianna
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Father Comstock wrote:I see there are some pretty good teams on the waitlist.. Is there any chance the field will expand?
Field expansion is not an option we're considering for the 2017 NSC due to logistical limitations, but it is something we are keeping on the table for future NSCs.
by marianna
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to the inaugural winner of the Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship: Casey Wetherbee from Ithaca High School (Ithaca, NY)! Casey is a high school senior who will be attending Georgetown University next year, where he plans to continue playing quizbowl. For more about Casey, check...
by marianna
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

Just a reminder that applications are due in about 2 weeks on March 1st! The recommendation letter is also due by the same date, so we encourage potential applicants to locate and contact a recommender if they haven't done so already.
by marianna
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

PACE welcomes Ophir Lifshitz as a new member! We're enthusiastic about the skills and work ethic he brings to PACE in our work to support high school quizbowl.
by marianna
Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE seeking nominations for new members
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

Re: PACE seeking nominations for new members

Not yet, we'll announce new members shortly.

Internal voting on nominations is currently occurring. Once internal voting finishes, membership invitations will be sent out. After invitations are accepted or declined, a list of new members will be publically posted.
by marianna
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Saving the IRC
Replies: 26
Views: 13383

Re: Saving the IRC

As someone whose first venture (along with a lot of other British quiz bowlers [britbowlers?]) onto the IRC was this year's Festivus,one thing I would note is that for a lot of people, especially newer players, IRC is something before their time which requires somewhat archaic programmes to use and...
by marianna
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

We are expecting many registrations to come in during February, so we recommend that qualified teams complete their registration soon to guarantee a spot in the NSC field! In addition, if you're interested in staffing the NSC, let us know. Interested staffers who are not affiliated with a registered...
by marianna
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

The Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

PACE is proud to announce the Morgan Costa-Rhodes Memorial Scholarship, a one-time $2000 college scholarship for current high school seniors. PACE plans on awarding this scholarship annually. About Morgan Costa-Rhodes During her short time at Parkersburg High School, Morgan Costa-Rhodes achieved suc...
by marianna
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

Auroni Gupta has resigned as well. We're grateful for his time with us, and wish him well!
by marianna
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE seeking nominations for new members
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

PACE seeking nominations for new members

Happy new year! It's that time of year again when the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence opens up for nominations for new members . Nominations are due to secretary Michael Hundley at [email protected].org by Friday, January 13th at 11:59 PM EST. PACE has many objectives, among which a...
by marianna
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

Matt Bollinger and Allison Murner have resigned. We're grateful for their time with us, and wish them the best with their future endeavors.
by marianna
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

Re: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

Happy new year! We remind qualified teams to register soon if they have not already. Wildcard bids are now open for teams who have not qualified through qualifier tournaments. To submit a wildcard bid, email PACE’s Wild Card Coordinator, Ian Drayer, at [email protected].org with the following: team ...
by marianna
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2018 PACE NSC: June 2-3, Washington, DC
Replies: 2
Views: 5715

2018 PACE NSC: June 2-3, Washington, DC

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is proud to announce that the 2018 National Scholastic Championship will be held at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA, part of the Washington, DC metro area, on June 2-3, 2018. The Hyatt Regency Reston has been the site of the 2015 NSC, as we...
by marianna
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: community question clinic
Replies: 95
Views: 62584

Re: community question clinic

Cheynem wrote:Maybe we could apply for a PACE grant or something.
You're welcome to; such an application would need to demonstrate how the community question clinic supports high school quizbowl.
by marianna
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago
Replies: 50
Views: 34075

2017 PACE NSC: June 10-11, Chicago

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is proud to announce that the 2017 National Scholastic Championship (NSC) will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on June 10-11, 2017. The Hyatt Regency O’Hare has been the site of the 2016 NSC, as well as numerous quizbowl national championships...
by marianna
Sun Sep 18, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

Ben Herman has resigned from PACE. We thank him for his work with us, and wish him well.
by marianna
Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

Re: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

Nicholas Karas has resigned from PACE. We're thankful for his outreach work with us, and wish him the best in his future endeavors! (Victor Prieto succeeds him as Vice President of Outreach.)
by marianna
Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Officers 2016-17
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

Re: PACE Officers 2016-17

Victor Prieto has been elected as the new Vice President of Outreach, succeeding Nicholas Karas.
by marianna
Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Outreach Fund 2016-17
Replies: 0
Views: 1400

PACE Outreach Fund 2016-17

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is now accepting submissions for the 2016-2017 PACE Outreach Fund , a program funding outreach for high quality quizbowl around the country. The program is designed to support state organization and tournament hosts in their efforts to recruit new ...
by marianna
Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Travel Disaster Stories
Replies: 51
Views: 39256

Re: Your Travel Disaster Stories

Oh this thread exists. I have a travel disaster story to share: my return to Boston after side event weekend in NYC last Sunday. On Monday morning in Boston, I was scheduled to present a poster at my internship's end-of-summer poster session. This poster presentation was to represent the culmination...
by marianna
Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Would You Recommend Working for PACE?
Replies: 7
Views: 3939

Re: Would You Recommend Working for PACE?

I also have had a fantastic experience as a member of PACE, although I haven't been a member for very long. To me, PACE feels like a very small tight-knit community where there's always a project to work on, depending on your skillset and interests. In my time as a member, my fellow members have bee...
by marianna
Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Officers 2016-17
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

Re: PACE Officers 2016-17

Big Y wrote:*former coach
Sorry about that; fixed!
by marianna
Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Officers 2016-17
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

Re: PACE Officers 2016-17

Is that "David Reinstein" David Reinstein, or some other David Reinstein? Congratulations to PACE. If this is the real David Reinstein, you have an experienced leader who has weathered through difficulties and shown some great results. The proper name "David Reinstein" refers to the person who meet...
by marianna
Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Officers 2016-17
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

PACE Officers 2016-17

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is excited to announce its new Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term. We're grateful to these officers for volunteering their efforts. Together, we're looking forward to another fantastic year! President: David Reinstein Treasurer: Michael Bent...
by marianna
Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17
Replies: 5
Views: 3503

PACE Membership Status Changes 2016-17

PACE is proud to welcome our summer 2016 cohort of new members: Eddie Kim, Andrew Wang, Ankit Aggarwal, Ian Drayer, Ike Jose, and Niki Peters! These new members bring a wealth of talent and enthusiasm for quizbowl to PACE. We're looking forward to what we'll do together in the 2016-17 year. PACE ele...