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by tribble
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

Re: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

Looking at the date claim, the only open Saturdays are April 6, May 4/11, and June 1. We (and I think a number of other schools) have an It's Ac taping on April 6, I'm reluctant to do the May dates because they're in the middle of AP testing, and June 1 is our prom. We might look at Sundays, but wha...
by tribble
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

Re: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

We'd really like to have at least 12 teams; if this were run on a vendor set, the story might be different, but running it with such a small field doesn't really do justice to the amount of work Raynor and everybody else have put into the set. Since we only have seven teams registered now, it looks ...
by tribble
Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

Re: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

Currently, it's looking like there's not enough interest to justify holding this tournament. If we don't get at least a dozen registrations by next Saturday, March 2, it looks like we'll have to cancel. Re-scheduling would be somewhat difficult. After March 9, we aren't allowed to hold any events at...
by tribble
Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

Re: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

Field (7):
Blair
GDS
Howard
Loudon County HS
St. Anselm's
Walt Whitman
Woodson
by tribble
Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

We’re pleased to announce that TJ will be hosting JAMES (Just Another Magnificent Extravaganza for Students) on March 9, 2013. Nadège Aoki and I will be directing the tournament, and the set will be a co-housewrite between TJ and LASA. The head editor for the set is Raynor Kuang; more information ab...
by tribble
Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

Stats! Just a question, how come New Kent A got to play off against RM A for third place, even though Walter Johnson beat New Kent A in the playoff bracket? Either way thanks for running a very smooth tournament. Looks like that was an error on our part. Both Walter Johnson and New Kent A were 7-2 ...
by tribble
Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

Prelim stats! There were two circles of death in the prelims. The first one, between Woodgrove, RM B, and GDS in the "Ding Dongs" bracket was played off on half-packets. GDS and Woodgrove, which had the two lower ppbs, played each other; GDS, the winner, went on to lose to RM B on another half-pack...
by tribble
Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

This tournament has now been certified platinum by PACE, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the NSC. On another note, with 29 teams registered, we have only one spot left in the field! Registration will be closed once we reach 30 teams or at 4:00 on Friday afternoon, whichever comes first.
by tribble
Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

The field has now been expanded to 30 teams, so all four teams on the wait list have been added and we still have two spots left. We're pretty much maxed out at 30 teams, however, so the field won't be expanding any more.
by tribble
Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

An email was sent out this morning to all registered teams with information on tournament logistics. If you didn't get it, let me know. With three teams on the waitlist now, we'll look into the possibility of expanding the field and keep everybody posted. Unfortunately, we're limited by moderators a...
by tribble
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

Upon attempting to enter, the website reports that the field has been filled. No waitlist option is given. Sorry about that; apparently nobody's ever built that function into the website for some reason. I'll talk to our webmaster about it. For now, teams wishing to be added to the waitlist should ...
by tribble
Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

Bumped because this tournament is now less than two weeks away. To clarify the previous post: the field will be capped when we have 24 teams registered; with 20 teams currently registered, we still have four spots open. Signups will likely be locked when we reach 24 teams or midway through next week...
by tribble
Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

The field is now capped at 24; we might expand later if enough teams are interested and we have enough moderators.
by tribble
Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 42797

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Unfortunately, TJ can no longer host on March 2 due to the fact that our MUN club is hosting a conference on the same day. Instead, we'd like to claim March 9.
by tribble
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

Re: TJIAT on 12/15/12

Field (28):
C.D. Hylton
Centennial (3)
GDS
George Mason
Gonzaga
Howard
Langley (3)
Longfellow (2)
Maggie Walker
Marshall
New Kent (4)
Quince Orchard
RM (2)
Robinson
South County (2)
Wakefield
Walter Johnson
Woodgrove
by tribble
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT on 12/15/12
Replies: 24
Views: 7353

TJIAT on 12/15/12

We’re pleased to announce that the annual Thomas Jefferson Invitational Academic Tournament (TJIAT) will be held on Saturday, December 15. We’ll be using HSAPQ’s Tournament #32. The final field cap will depend on how many readers we end up with; we hope to get somewhere between 24 and 36 teams. Logi...
by tribble
Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 42797

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

TJ would like to claim December 15 and March 2.
by tribble
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

Final standings, with annotations, are as follows. Combined stats may be found here. 1. Blair 2. St. Anselm's 3. Whitman 4 & 5. Marshall and Maggie Walker A (Marshall left, so this tie wasn't broken) 6. Caesar Rodney 7, 8 & 9. Gonzaga, Langley, and Maggie Walker B (all these teams left, so this circ...
by tribble
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

After prelims, placings are as follows: Nelson Mandela 1. Blair 2. Maggie Walker A 3. Langley 4. Wakefield A 5. Narwhals/Oakland Mills/Langley scab 6. Seton Mordechai Vanunu 1. St. Anselm's 2. Caesar Rodney 3. Woodson 4. Gonzaga 5. Howard 6. Longfellow B Aung San Suu Kyi 1. Whitman 2. Marshall 3. Ma...
by tribble
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

No, we won't do final games for each playoff position, so you shouldn't have any problem leaving by 5.
by tribble
Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

With 18 teams registered, the schedule will be as follows: Teams will be divided into three brackets of six. Each bracket will play a five-game round robin. Teams will then be redivided into another three brackets of six by taking the top two teams from each bracket and grouping them together, then ...
by tribble
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

We should have plenty of school laptops (newer ones than last time) available to use. Thanks for the offer, though!
by tribble
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

I've had no luck getting anyone from OM to want to come to this, but if I can get a ride, I'd be more than willing to play with you guys. Isaac, we'd be glad to let you register as your own team if you're interested in playing, but, unfortunately, we don't want mixed teams unless it makes the brack...
by tribble
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

Sure thing. We have plans for either 16 or 18 that would prevent mix-ups like what happened at TJIAT from happening again.
by tribble
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware State NAQT Championship - CANCELLED
Replies: 18
Views: 3594

Re: Delaware State NAQT Championship - CANCELLED

For anybody who still wants to play some quizbowl this weekend and is willing to drive to the DC metro area, TJ's mirror of Prison Bowl has one spot left. Registrations will close at noon tomorrow or when we reach 18 teams, whichever comes first.
by tribble
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

We'd be glad to have you on as the 17th team; we'll decide tomorrow whether to try to compress to 16. If there are any other teams in the same situation as Howard (which I think is likely, seeing as many schools are on break right now) that would be interested in combining, please let us know.
by tribble
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

The field is now capped at 18 teams, and registration will close at noon on Friday.
by tribble
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

How late is too late to sign up for this tournament? We'll probably close registrations on Thursday or Friday, but we'd prefer that most people (obviously barring circumstances like yours) sign up earlier rather than later so we can get reasonable estimates for required staffers/rooms/food. On that...
by tribble
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

Bumped because after hearing this excellent set played in New York last weekend, I'd like to encourage DC metro area teams to sign up!
by tribble
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

Sorry to hear that, Mr. C. On another note, this tournament has now been certified platinum by PACE, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the NSC.
by tribble
Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

Re: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

Registered (18): Caesar Rodney (1) Gonzaga (1) Howard (1) Langley (1) Longfellow (2) Maggie Walker (2) Marshall (1) Montgomery Blair (1) Oakland Mills (1) St. Anselm's (1) Seton (1) Wakefield (2) Whitman (1) Woodgrove (1) Woodson (1) This page will also be updating automatically as registrations co...
by tribble
Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12
Replies: 30
Views: 12053

TJHSST's Mirror of Prison Bowl-3/31/12

We’re pleased to announce that TJ will be hosting a mirror of Hunter College High School’s Prison Bowl set on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Prison Bowl has historically been among the most well-received pyramidal housewritten sets of the year, and we’re confident that this will hold true this year. Deta...
by tribble
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 9498

Re: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)

I just had the same problem combining stats from TJIAT. When I merged two separate SQBS files, it erased a lot of the information. Anybody out there with more experience with SQBS know how to fix this?
by tribble
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Playoffs have been added. I'll be working on combined prelim and playoff stats over the course of the next few days. Since it's not clear from the stats, here's how placings worked out in the end: 1. Whitman 2. Blair 3. St. Anselm's A 4. GDS A 5. New Kent 6. RM 7. WJ 8. Gonzaga 9. GDS C 10. GDS B 1...
by tribble
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror

At 13 teams, this field has grown very quickly! Registrations will close tomorrow afternoon at 4:00.
by tribble
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Well, it looks like we'll be able to put this on after all! Registrations have been cleared and re-opened. We understand that this is very short notice, but if your school intends to send a team, please sign up here at your earliest convenience. We hope that this tournament may be a good opportunity...
by tribble
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: CANCELLED - TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Pending availability of the school building and a faculty sponsor, we're looking into re-scheduling for January 28th. We realize this is an SAT date and are trying to gauge team interest. If your school would be interested in sending team(s) to a tentative tournament on the 28th, please email tjhsst...
by tribble
Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Fairfax County has now cancelled all extracurricular activities in anticipation of inclement weather. We'll look into rescheduling, but it looks highly unlikely that things will work out.
by tribble
Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

With 18 teams signed up, registration has now closed. If more teams are interested, I'll start a waiting list.
by tribble
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

This tournament is now platinum certified by PACE, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the NSC.
by tribble
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Bumped because this is now less than three weeks away! Now's a good time to sign up.
by tribble
Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

Field (15): GDS (3) Gonzaga Howard Longfellow Montgomery Blair The Narwhals New Kent Quince Orchard Richard Montgomery St. Anselm's (2) Walter Johnson Whitman We've cleared registrations from the 21st; to sign up for the 28th, go here ! I'll be updating this post as frequently as possible, but this ...
by tribble
Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

Re: TJIAT on 1/21/12 -- LIST II Mirror

As many people have noticed, TJIAT has a date conflict with the VHSL Scholastic Bowl Northern Regionals at Edison High School. This was accidental but unfortunately unavoidable; by the time we realized we had a scheduling conflict, it was too late to reschedule TJIAT, so we have opted to go ahead wi...
by tribble
Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 7890

RESCHEDULED - TJIAT on 1/28/12 -- LIST II Mirror

TJ has rescheduled its annual TJIAT to Saturday, January 28, 2012. We’ll be mirroring Ladue High School’s LIST II question set . We’re aiming to get as many teams in attendance as possible on such short notice. Logistics: Our address is 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria, Virginia 22312. Registration wil...
by tribble
Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OLEFIN is looking for mirrors!
Replies: 7
Views: 4270

Re: OLEFIN is looking for mirrors!

The Arcadia HS mirror has now been cancelled, so we're looking for another mirror site in SoCal. If teams are interested, OLEFIN is open for mirroring in the spring in addition to the fall and the winter. As Daniel said above, please email tjhsstquizbowl at gmail dot com if you're interested.
by tribble
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OLEFIN at TJ 10/8/11
Replies: 47
Views: 23857

Re: OLEFIN at TJ 10/8/11

We're pleased to announce that OLEFIN has been certified platinum by PACE; thus, the top 25% of the field qualifies for NSC.
by tribble
Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 2666

Re: General Discussion

It should be fixed now; sorry about the delay. If you notice any more errors, feel free to tell me about them.
by tribble
Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 2666

Re: General Discussion

DrCongo wrote:Thanks for posting the couple toss ups. Also not a big deal, but my stats and Jimmy's in our first Saint Anselm's game are switched.
Do you mean the game in round 8, or the first of the two final games? I'd be glad to correct the mistake.
by tribble
Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OLEFIN at TJ 10/8/11
Replies: 47
Views: 23857

Re: OLEFIN at TJ 10/8/11

It looks like Round Report wasn't enabled, nor were the individual rounds even typed in for the statistics. There appears to be a round with much much lower bonus conversion that i'm noticing, but i can't tell which one it was. Can these things be fixed so we can take a look at this possible anomal...