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by mriggle
Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)

Registration will take place between 8:00 and 8:30 (central time).
by mriggle
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)

To follow up on the previous post, we will be hosting this tournament in College High Hall. Note that this is a different building from what we usually use! (It's right next to Cherry Hall, so parking should be exactly the same as usual.) Also, all registered teams should expect a logistics email to...
by mriggle
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

NAQT South Central SCT at WKU (February 3, 2018)

On behalf of Jacob Menix (who will direct the tournament), I am pleased to announce that the South Central site of the NAQT Sectional Championship Tournament will take place on February 3, 2018 on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Location: The tournament will almost certainly take place in...
by mriggle
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/20

Congratulations to Battle Ground Academy, who managed to become three-peat champions by defeating second place Henderson County A 380-310 in an excellent final match. Those two teams and Glasgow A were tied at 2-1, but Glasgow could not stay for what might have been two more matches (a seeded (2 v. ...
by mriggle
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/20

We've increased the field cap to 24 teams, and we're now allowing schools to register a third (or fourth, etc.) team! Please let us know if you'd like to come!
by mriggle
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/20

We have technically reached the field cap for this tournament, but we will look into the possibility of expanding the field. There is a good chance that we will indeed be able to accommodate more teams, so be on the look out for an update later this week!
by mriggle
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/20

Field (16 teams):
Adair County A
Adair County B
Adair County C
Battle Ground Academy
Calloway County
Danville
Daviess County
Dunbar A
Dunbar B
Glasgow
Grayson County A
Grayson County B
Henderson County A
Henderson County B
Merrol Hyde A
Merrol Hyde B

Waitlist:
by mriggle
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY; 11/18/2017)

I am happy to announce the eighth annual Hilltopper Invitational Tournament, to be hosted on the campus of Western Kentucky University on Saturday, November 18th. This is our traditional fall tournament, open to any interested high school teams. We hope to have a competitive field of teams from Kent...
by mriggle
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (CANCELLED)
Replies: 1
Views: 1194

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 14, 2017)

Update: this tournament has been cancelled due to unavoidable date conflicts (notably homecoming weekend at WKU). We apologize for the inconvenience.
by mriggle
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (CANCELLED)
Replies: 1
Views: 1194

Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (CANCELLED)

PLEASE DISREGARD THE INFORMATION BELOW. THIS TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - SEE NEXT POST. On behalf of the WKU Academic Competition Club, I am happy to announce that Western Kentucky University will again host a mirror of the Early Fall Tournament (details here ) on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Lo...
by mriggle
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)
Replies: 2
Views: 1743

Re: NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)

Congratulations to Henderson County A, who defeated Woodford County A twice in an advantaged final to win the state championship! Dunbar A finished third. Also, congratulations to the co-top scorers, Daniel McAllister of Danville and Seth Allen of Woodford County, who each had 90.71 PPG during the 7...
by mriggle
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)
Replies: 2
Views: 1743

Re: NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)

The stats through the 7 preliminary rounds can be viewed here.
by mriggle
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ICT bids
Replies: 157
Views: 41441

Re: 2017 ICT bids

I very seldom make non-tournament announcement posts on the forum, but given the amount of recent attention that's been directed towards the WKU team, I feel compelled to weigh in. First, on the notion that we are not as "plugged-in" as other teams: I suspect that this is a result of us not really b...
by mriggle
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Re: NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17

Quick summary: Louisville A went undefeated at 9-0 to win Division I, and Kentucky B won the first game of an advantaged final over Vanderbilt A to go 10-0 and win Division II. Stats have been submitted to NAQT, and should be available soon at the following link: click here Thanks to everyone who ca...
by mriggle
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Re: NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17

I just sent the following as an email to all registered teams, but I'll crosspost it here: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hello everyone, If you're receiving this email, it means that you have registered for our SCT site at Western Kentucky this Saturday, Februa...
by mriggle
Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)
Replies: 2
Views: 1743

NAQT Kentucky State Championship (3/4/2017 at WKU)

On behalf of the Kentucky Quiz Bowl Alliance, I am happy to announce that the NAQT Kentucky State Championship Tournament will take place on March 4, 2017. The tournament will take place on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, and will be run by members of our team along with ...
by mriggle
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

NAQT South Central SCT at Western Kentucky: 2/4/17

I am happy to announce that the NAQT South Central Sectional Tournament will take place on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Saturday, February 4th, 2017. This tournament is open to all college teams, and is a qualifier for the 2017 ICT, which will take place at...
by mriggle
Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT SCT: February 4
Replies: 14
Views: 9248

Re: 2017 NAQT SCT: February 4

The first post has been updated with our list of sites. We're working on plans for an additional southeastern site and hope to have an announcement about that in the very near future. I know for a fact that a team in the Southeast contacted you weeks ago about potentially hosting. I have to admit s...
by mriggle
Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 6
Views: 2791

Re: Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY

Here's a quick recap of the day: "Lewis & Clark" came out on top with a 10-0 record to claim first place, edging out Henderson County A at 9-1. Daviess County claimed 3rd.

Full stats will be posted later tonight or tomorrow. Thank you to everyone who came, and everyone who helped out!
by mriggle
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2144

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)

This tournament happened today, and Kentucky A took the first game of the final with the advantage to claim first place with a 12-0 record. Tennessee (10-2) finished 2nd, and Louisville A (9-2) rounded out the top 3. Our top 5 individual scorers were: Jasper Lee, Tennessee (103.18 PPG) Jack Lewis, "...
by mriggle
Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 6
Views: 2791

Re: Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY

Field:
Adair County (3 teams)
Danville (1 team)
Daviess County (1 team)
Gatton Academy (2 teams)
Glasgow (2 teams)
Grayson County (2 teams)
Henderson County (2 teams)
"Lewis and Clark" (1 team)
University School of Nashville (1 team)
by mriggle
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 6
Views: 2791

Hilltopper Invitational VII (11/19/16, Bowling Green, KY)

I am happy to announce the seventh annual Hilltopper Invitational Tournament, to be hosted on the campus of Western Kentucky University on Saturday, November 19th. This is our traditional fall tournament, open to any interested high school teams. We hope to have a competitive field of teams from Ken...
by mriggle
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2144

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)

Field (14 teams, and full):
Auburn, 1 team
Bevill State, 2 teams (4 buzzers, 1 moderator)
Grayson County HS, 1 team (1 buzzer)
JCTC, 2 teams (1 buzzer)
Kentucky, 3 teams
"Lewis and Clark" (Battle Ground Academy), 1 team
Louisville, 3 teams (2 buzzers, 1? moderator)
Tennessee, 1 team (1 buzzer)
by mriggle
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2144

Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at WKU (October 15, 2016)

I am happy to announce that Western Kentucky University will be holding a mirror of the Early Fall Tournament (details here ) on Saturday, October 15, 2016. I will serve as the tournament director. Location and Time: Because our semester has not yet started, we have not definitively secured rooms fo...
by mriggle
Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2015-16
Replies: 37
Views: 15245

Re: Kentucky 2015-16

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel our April 2nd tournament at WKU due to a date conflict.
by mriggle
Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2015-16
Replies: 37
Views: 15245

Re: Kentucky 2015-16

As announced here, the WKU Big Red Invitational has been moved to April 2.
by mriggle
Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Big Red Invitational (CANCELLED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

Re: WKU Big Red Invitational (4/2/16, Bowling Green, KY)

EDIT: This tournament has been cancelled, due to a date conflict and the inability to find a viable alternate date.
by mriggle
Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

Wow. What a tournament. As I mentioned to the teams in the final awards ceremony, I feel like we could've run this tournament ten times and had ten different outcomes. I feel honored to have been able to witness such high-quality, competitive quizbowl today. Congratulations to Battle Ground Academy,...
by mriggle
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

Preliminary round stats: here

Playoff round stats (including matches carried over from the prelims): here

Combined stats from all rounds: here
by mriggle
Thu Nov 12, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

I am pleased to announce that this tournament has been certified platinum by PACE, which means that the top 25% of teams (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for the 2016 PACE NSC.
by mriggle
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Big Red Invitational (CANCELLED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

Re: WKU Big Red Invitational (4/2/16, Bowling Green, KY)

Current field:

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by mriggle
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Big Red Invitational (CANCELLED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

WKU Big Red Invitational (CANCELLED)

EDIT: Please note that this tournament has been cancelled (see below post). We still plan to host next fall as usual. The WKU Academic Competition Club will be hosting our first-annual WKU Big Red Invitational on April 2, 2016. This tournament will be co-directed by Olivia Gearner and Jacob Menix, ...
by mriggle
Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Protesting against your own team
Replies: 15
Views: 7200

Re: Protesting against your own team

This is not something that should ever be in question. If you hear your player give what you know to be an incorrect answer, as the coach, you MUST recognize that and say something. Anything else is undermining the very basis of the game we are playing. Even if you want to make some sort of argumen...
by mriggle
Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

This tournament is exactly two months away, and our field has hit the 20-team cap. Unfortunately, it's going to be very difficult for me to expand the field further unless I get an unexpected influx of moderators. If anyone who's in the vicinity of Bowling Green is willing to help staff, then please...
by mriggle
Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

The field is already half full, so be sure to get those registrations in to wkuquizbowl@gmail.com!
by mriggle
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green,

Field (14 teams): Adair County HS (2 teams) Battle Ground Academy (1 team) Daviess County HS (1 team) Dunbar HS (1 team) Gatton Academy (1 team) Glasgow HS (1 team) Graves County HS (1 team) Henderson County HS (2 teams) Madisonville-North Hopkins HS (1 team) Merrol Hyde Magnet School (2 teams) Uni...
by mriggle
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)
Replies: 8
Views: 4553

WKU Hilltopper Invitational VI (11/21/15, Bowling Green, KY)

The WKU Academic Competition Club will be hosting the sixth annual WKU Hilltopper Invitational on November 21, 2015. In past years, this tournament has attracted a quality field with teams across the commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as from the neighboring states of Tennessee and Ohio. We'd love to...
by mriggle
Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2015-16
Replies: 37
Views: 15245

Re: Kentucky 2015-16

We're going to host Hilltopper Invitational on November 21. I haven't yet made the official announcement, but I plan to do so within the end of the week.
by mriggle
Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: West Point (AL) Spring Tournament - May 9, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 4856

Re: West Point (AL) Spring Tournament - May 9, 2015

Tentatively, I should be able to come down to read at this. I'll let you know if any conflicts come up to change that.
by mriggle
Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES at WKU (12/7/14)
Replies: 18
Views: 9404

Re: DEES at WKU (12/7/14)

At the end of the day, the open team "Postmaster General of Sri Lanka" went undefeated (10-0) and won the WKU mirror of DEES. Kenyon (8-2) finished second and Wright State (5-5) finished third. The top five individual scorers in the preliminary games were, in order: Jasper Lee Graham Reid Jason Thom...
by mriggle
Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: West Point 3rd Annual Invitational - Cullman, AL 12/13/2014
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

Re: West Point 3rd Annual Invitational - Cullman, AL 12/13/2

I know I've indicated this to you already, but I am definitely planning to come down to moderate again!
by mriggle
Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography and Current Events (2014 PADAWAN)
Replies: 30
Views: 6236

Re: Geography and Current Events

I wrote that Hawaiian Islands tossup. Sorry for throwing some really obscure stuff out there. I was sort of experimenting with the idea of writing Earth science questions about particular places, and trying to differentiate that from simple geography meant not throwing out too many linguistically/c...
by mriggle
Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/2014)
Replies: 11
Views: 4932

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/20

We've reached 20 teams in the field, and we'll go ahead and expand the field cap to 24 teams (and possibly further if there is enough demand).
by mriggle
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/2014)
Replies: 11
Views: 4932

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/20

Current field (17 teams, as of 10/15/14): Calloway County A Central Magnet A (TN) Central Magnet B (TN) Daviess County Edmonson County Ezell-Harding (TN) Gatton A Gatton B Gatton C Gatton D Glasgow Madisonville-North Hopkins A Madisonville-North Hopkins B Owensboro Woodford County A Woodford County ...
by mriggle
Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/2014)
Replies: 11
Views: 4932

Re: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/20

Current field (as of 7/29/14):

Central Magnet A (TN)
Central Magnet B (TN)
Edmonson County
Gatton A
Gatton B
Owensboro
Russell A
Russell B
by mriggle
Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/2014)
Replies: 11
Views: 4932

WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green, KY, 10/18/2014)

The WKU Academic Competition Club will be hosting the fifth annual WKU Hilltopper Invitational on October 18, 2014. Last year we had 22 teams from Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio in attendance, and we're hoping to have a similarly competitive field once again this year. Location: Cherry Hall, Western ...
by mriggle
Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2013-14
Replies: 143
Views: 60027

Re: Kentucky 2013-14

Western Kentucky University is planning to host the annual Hilltopper Invitational Tournament on Saturday, October 18, 2014. This tournament will be open to any high school (or middle school) teams who wish to come, and depending on how much interest we have, we may decide to have separate divisions...
by mriggle
Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARTIST @ WKU (Bowling Green, KY, 04/05/2014)
Replies: 9
Views: 5920

Re: ARTIST @ WKU (Bowling Green, KY, 04/05/2014)

Congratulations to Gatton A, who defeated Glasgow 525-185 in the final to win ARTIST. Both teams were very impressive in the final, which featured a total of 15 powers (including 12 powers in the last 12 questions of the match). Full stats including the final can be found here . Also, congratulation...
by mriggle
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARTIST @ WKU (Bowling Green, KY, 04/05/2014)
Replies: 9
Views: 5920

Re: ARTIST @ WKU (Bowling Green, KY, 04/05/2014)

Stats are available here, and currently include everything through round 10. A final will be forthcoming between Gatton A and Glasgow.