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by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Michigan Winter Tournament (MWT) @ Auburn- 1/18/20
Replies: 8
Views: 1847

Re: Michigan Winter Tournament (MWT) @ Auburn- 1/18/20

You're posting at 6:46 p.m. Teams were to be there at 8:40 a.m. At some point, it's not leaving early, it's just leaving. Fred, I like and respect you, and a lot of what you do. However, this is just not fair to Chandler and Auburn, considering the 3 teams left before 5 PM, which is ridiculous (bar...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)

A few updates, some of which are long overdue: 1. This tournament is going to be a platinum qualifier for the PACE NSC, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for nationals. With the current field of 36 teams, that would be the top 9. 2. The current field has been updated to indicate teams eligibl...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: To NAQT: Ask Ken Jennings to Promote Pyramidal Quiz Bowl on Twitter ASAP
Replies: 8
Views: 929

Re: To NAQT: Ask Ken Jennings to Promote Pyramidal Quiz Bowl on Twitter ASAP

I very much agree with this, as someone who lives in a state that does a lot of business with NAQT.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SHATEYAHRONYA V @ OBHS 1.11.20 (CALISTO/PSACA/SCOP MS) Delaware, OH
Replies: 8
Views: 1124

Re: SHATEYAHRONYA V @ OBHS 1.11.20 (CALISTO/PSACA/SCOP MS) Delaware, OH

Just curious, what divisions of the high school field played CALISTO?
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Michigan Winter Tournament Discord Playtest Mirror [December 21, 2019]
Replies: 3
Views: 4468

Re: Michigan Winter Tournament Discord Playtest Mirror [December 21, 2019]

Stats from Saturday's online mirror can be found here. Thanks to everyone who played! We're looking forward to using your feedback to make an even better final product.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Tournament (Regular HS, 2020-2021 Season) - Call for Editors
Replies: 3
Views: 668

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Tournament (Regular HS, 2020-2021 Season) - Call for Editors

AGoodMan wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:56 pm
ganman0305 wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:55 pm
and Sean Philips is editing Trash and Law. We still need editors for the following subjects:
Out of curiosity, what does this mean?
He's editing any law-related history questions (for example, he edited the Miranda v. Arizona tossup in WHAQ III).
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)

The field is over half full. If you want to secure a spot, register for the tournament soon!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: LOGIC Set Available for 2019-20 Mirrors (HS Regular)
Replies: 7
Views: 6985

Re: LOGIC Set Available for 2019-20 Mirrors (HS Regular)

What current house write set would this be most similar in difficulty to? user reminded to add signature -mgmt An excellent question! After discussing it with our writing and editing team, the set has played for most teams like an IS set, so we agree that WHAQ III is the closest house write to matc...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

My apologies for the very late wrap-up post, but here it is (it was sent out via email a few days after the tournament). Congratulations to University Lab A, who defeated Miami Valley 425-345 in the first game of an advantage final to win the tournament. Woodford County defeated the St. Louis Patrio...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Teams Traveling Long Distances to Dominate New/Emerging Circuit Tournaments
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: Teams Traveling Long Distances to Dominate New/Emerging Circuit Tournaments

This definitely strikes me as something that should be decided by the TD, as Eugene and Eric have already said. I disagree with the idea that we need to shame teams, though, for attending tournaments, whatever the reason, since this is already something that doesn't happen very often. Local-only tou...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)

Field (37/48): -Washington [1 team, 2 buzzers, 1 staffer] -Hallsville* [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 1 staffer] -South Callaway [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Coppell (TX) [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -St. Joseph Central [2 teams, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Kickapoo [3 teams, 2 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Calvary...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 477

WUHSAC XXII (02/15/2020)

The Washington University Quiz Bowl team is excited to announce the twenty-second annual WUHSAC, to be held at Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday, February 15th, 2019. This is, as in previous years, President's Day Weekend, which (weather permitting) is an ideal way to use the holiday by...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 2019-20
Replies: 21
Views: 5614

Re: Missouri 2019-20

As I announced on the Missouri boards, MOQBA is hosting a NASAT Workshop on December 14th at CIS. Hope to see as many of you who want to attend there!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 2019-20
Replies: 21
Views: 5614

Re: Missouri 2019-20

Lots of great teams will be in attendance at Washington University Fall this weekend, including several nationally-ranked teams. I'm excited to see how teams from Missouri will measure up against our out of state friends.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

This tournament is a platinum qualifier for the NSC, which means that the top 25% of teams will qualify for the 2020 NSC, which is being held on the weekend of June 6th-7th at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL (which is a suburb of Chicago).
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)

Full stats from the day can be found here. Thanks to everyone who came out, and congratulations to Iowa and WUSTL A.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: MOQBA Novice Set (POSTPONED until 2020-2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 2878

Re: MOQBA Novice Set (2019-2020)

After looking through the progress of the set and talking to MOQBA President Jeff Hill, we've made the call to postpone this set's availability until the 2020-2021 season.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)

Since I can't think of any reason why this shouldn't be posted here, check-in will be in Violette Hall room 1000. Check-in will run from 8AM to 8:45 AM, and we'll plan to start play by 9 AM.

See you all on Saturday!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 EFT @ WUSTL Mirror (10/05/19)
Replies: 8
Views: 4113

Re: 2019 EFT @ WUSTL Mirror (10/05/19)

Playoff and Combined stats are available here.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

I emailed this announcement to coaches, but I forgot to post this here before now: Due to a lack of available rooms, I am not comfortable expanding the tournament to 48 teams, so we'll be sticking with a 36 team field.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

We have one spot left in the WUFAT field. Once the field fills, we will start a waitlist, so there's a decent chance teams on the waitlist will still get to play. I'm looking forward to receiving more registrations soon!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 EFT @ WUSTL Mirror (10/05/19)
Replies: 8
Views: 4113

Re: 2019 EFT @ WUSTL Mirror (10/05/19)

Prelim Stats can be found here.

I should have complete stats up by the weekend.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)

Field (7/18):
-Oklahoma [1 team, ? buzzers, ? staffers]
-Iowa [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers]
-Missouri S&T [2 teams, 0 buzzers, 1 staffer]
-Blue River CC [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers]
-WUSTL [1 team, 3 buzzers, 1 staffer]
-Mizzou [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers]
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)
Replies: 30
Views: 15863

Re: 2019 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)

Is there an announcement for the WUSTL site? Could you please link announcements in this post? We are now within four weeks of the tournament. We are also coincidentally past the time my club could have requested funding for this tournament. Also the number of new people in my club, unfamiliar with...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: MOQBA Novice Set (POSTPONED until 2020-2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 2878

MOQBA Novice Set (POSTPONED until 2020-2021)

Hello everyone, I am pleased to announce that the MOQBA Novice set will be available for mirrors nationwide (and internationally too, if there’s interest)! As the name indicates, this is going to be a novice set. We plan on aiming for the difficulty of the past several SCOP Novice sets. The set is b...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

We're halfway to the initial field cap. If you want a spot in the field, register soon.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Penn Bowl 2019 at Truman State (10/26/19)

Hello everyone! Truman State is pleased to announce that we will be mirroring Penn Bowl on October 26, 2019. Information about the set can be found here . Tournament Fees: $120 Base Fee -$10 Buzzer Discount per each working buzzer system you bring (this must allow for 8 players to play at once to qu...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 2019-20
Replies: 21
Views: 5614

Re: Missouri 2019-20

Atlashill wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:28 pm
Good additions, Felix. Is Lorraine still on the FZN lineup, or did she also graduate?
I'm pretty sure Caleb, Lorraine and Emily from FZN all graduated.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

Field (36/36): -Eureka [1 team, 1 buzzer, 1 staffer] -Carbondale (IL) [4 teams, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Ladue [4 teams, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Webster Groves [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Helias [2 teams, 2 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Orchard Farm [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Oakville [2 teams, 1 ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)
Replies: 7
Views: 4283

Washington University Fall Academic Tournament V (11/09/19)

Hello everyone, I, Jacob O’Rourke, my co-director, Michael Powers, and the Washington University Quiz Bowl team are pleased to announce that Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting a fall invitational tournament on November 9, 2019. We will be using the WAIT set, information about which c...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: LOGIC Set Available for 2019-20 Mirrors (HS Regular)
Replies: 7
Views: 6985

Re: LOGIC Set Available for 2019-20 Mirrors (HS Regular)

We're pleased to announce that LOGIC will be available for mirroring starting on October 1st. If you're interested in a mirror, please contact me or Tyler.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Playoff stats can be found here . Congratulations to Zazu in the Petco (Auroni Gupta, Jakob Myers, Adam Fine and Clark Smith) for defeating Fianna Failsons (Mike Bentley, Matt Bollinger, Shan Kothari and Mike Cheyne) 295-275 in the first game of an advantage final. In order to get to the final, Fian...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

We started right around 9 AM. Stats will be live updated here.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Taper or die. Can you do any less? wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:46 pm
Round 13 has B10 playing 2 games.
Thanks, this has been fixed.

In case the printed schedules are not fixed, A9 should play A10 in round 13.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Here is a copy of tomorrow's schedule. Thanks to Adam Silverman, we're planning on having a few physical copies of the schedule available as well.

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Cheynem wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:30 pm
Will the info about where to meet/when be sent out or posted?
I did kind of bury it in that email, so sure. Check-in will be from 8 AM to 8:45 AM in Room 2343 in Kresge Hall. The plan is to start at 9 AM or earlier if teams are there before then.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Here is the information for the schedule this weekend. We will be dividing all 20 teams into 2 brackets of 10 teams each. We'll be playing 10 rounds on 10 packets. Two teams will be on bye each round; those teams on bye will be from the same bracket. For example, teams in bracket A will be on bye in...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 19370

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

I plan on being there, but 5 PM is super hard on people traveling. Of course, you did say times are pending... (I will have the Look at This Photograph and BUMPY II sets if people want to play those.) Yeah, I'm thinking we'll likely stick to shootout format so people can join in as they arrive. If ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 33071

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Lastly, Jacob O'Rourke has graciously assumed the post of TD for Chicago Open. All interested staffers should make sure to fill out the official staffing registration form, which will be posted soon. Please *do not* enter your names in the unofficial spreadsheet. The staffing spreadsheet can be fou...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: St. Louis Open NASAT Mirror (6/29/2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 2508

Re: St. Louis Open NASAT Mirror (6/29/2019)

WUSTL A (Charles playing solo) went 10-0 to clear the field. NYU went 8-2 to claim second place.

Full stats from the day are here.

Thanks to Carolina Mao, Zach Roseman, Jason Loy and David Dennis for staffing!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19
Replies: 91
Views: 19370

Re: Illinois Side Event Weekend - 7/20/19

I'm looking for teammates for CamO and Super Acronym

EDIT: I believe Chinmay and I are still looking for teammates for both events
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: St. Louis Open NASAT Mirror (6/29/2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 2508

Re: St. Louis Open NASAT Mirror (6/29/2019)

Some well-deserved updates: We'll be meeting in Room 236 in the DUC. Check-in will run from 9 AM to 9:30 AM, with the aim of starting games as close to 9:30 AM as possible. I'm going to leave team signups open until Friday, June 28th at Noon Central Time. This will give me time to finalize and send ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Set Collaboration Thread-2019-2020 Season
Replies: 8
Views: 4825

Set Collaboration Thread-2019-2020 Season

Hello everyone, I figured now would be a good time to post a thread for collaborating on writing sets for the upcoming year. If you would be interested in collaborating with a team or are an existing set who would like to have some more writers, now would be a good time to post looking for assistanc...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: RULFO at PACE NSC
Replies: 26
Views: 7345

Re: RULFO at PACE NSC

Has a meeting place been determined for the opening meeting?
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun May 19, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 9
Views: 12105

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

Once it's approved, the set will show up here. Thanks to all of our hosts who hosted, and all of the players who played this year!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun May 19, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night
Replies: 17
Views: 8249

Re: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night

I'm not saying recording the discussion isn't a good idea, but don't you think this is more important than whatever side events are being run that night? I know you've apologized already, Casey, but I want to respond to this. A lot of people who would want to attend this (such as myself) have alrea...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun May 19, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night
Replies: 17
Views: 8249

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...