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by JKHtay
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

The field has closed at 20 teams. The following logistics email was sent to all teams. Hello all, Thank you for registering for the Ramblin' Wreck Invitational! We look forward to welcoming your teams to Georgia Tech on the 19th. This email contains important logistical information for the tournamen...
by JKHtay
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

Field update with 2 weeks left. We are also now a PACE Platinum Qualifier. 6 spots left!
by JKHtay
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

Field update with a month to go. Get those registrations in!
by JKHtay
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Lambert (1/0/1) TJ Classical (NC) (1/1/0) Grady (1/1/0) Chattahoochee (1/2/0) Southwest Magnet (1/0/0) Cambridge (1/1/0) Eastside (1/2/1) North Gwinnett (2/1/0) Woodward (2/1/0) Wheeler (1/1/1) Johns Creek (2/0/0) Dorman (SC) (2/2/0) Creekview (1/1/0) Westminster (1/1...
by JKHtay
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

The Georgia Institute of Technology will host the inaugural Ramblin’ Wreck Invitational, a high school Quiz Bowl tournament on Saturday, October 19th, 2019. This tournament will be running on BLAST, a regular-plus question set. It is comparable in difficulty to the Harvard Fall Tournament and BHSAT,...
by JKHtay
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)
Replies: 10
Views: 3428

Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Are there plans to mirror the Guerilla History side event after this? Our teams would greatly enjoy if this happened I'm hesistant to because I expect this tournament to run late and we've run into issues with facilities staff being unhappy with us overstaying our reservation, but I can gauge inter...
by JKHtay
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)
Replies: 10
Views: 3428

Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Field update 2/27. Thanks to all those who have registered, keep them coming!
by JKHtay
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 43
Views: 11407

Re: 2019 ACF Regionals Thanks and General Discussion

I'm curious to hear people's thoughts about physics and other science, in terms of difficulty, subject matter and execution. I tried to strike a balance between important things experts would know about and accessibility/maintaining interest from a non scientific audience. I'm specifically interest...
by JKHtay
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)

Congratulations to Georgia A for winning the tournament! Georgia Tech A came in second overall and won the Undergraduate category. Auburn placed second in the UG category as well. Georgia Tech C was the highest DII team. Stats.
by JKHtay
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)

Field update 1/20. We're at 16, but I'm open to adding one more team to replace a GT house team. Hoping to stay at 16 teams.
by JKHtay
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)

Field update 1/12. Please register as soon as possible if you plan on coming!
by JKHtay
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)
Replies: 10
Views: 3428

PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

The Georgia Institute of Technology will host a collegiate quizbowl tournament on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. This tournament will use this year's PIANO/Minnesota Open question set. This is an open tournament. More information on the question set and eligibility to play it can be found here . Regist...
by JKHtay
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2019 PIANO/Minnesota Open
Replies: 89
Views: 32610

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2019 PIANO/Minnesota Open

Scipio wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:17 am
I would like to express interest in attending the GA Tech version of this, but am not sure how. Can someone provide more details?
We will be posting an announcement shortly, but you're welcome to contact me at jhtay3 at gatech dot edu or via PM if you have any questions.
by JKHtay
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

2019 ACF Regionals @ Georgia Tech (1/26/19)

The Georgia Institute of Technology will host a collegiate quizbowl tournament on Saturday, January 26th, 2019. This tournament will use this year's ACF Regionals question set. More information on the question set and eligibility to play it can be found here . Registration To register, please fill o...
by JKHtay
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

This tournament happened! Georgia Tech A won both games of an advantaged final to defeat Georgia A to win the tournament. Vanderbilt B claimed third place and took the Division II title as the only DII team to make the top bracket. Prelim stats have been uploaded, and complete stats will be posted b...
by JKHtay
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

Hello all, An update on the field: Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Georgia Tech: (3/1/?) Auburn: (2/1/0) Georgia: (5/2/0) Emory: (2/0/1) Charleston: (1/1/0) Alabama: (1/1/0) Vanderbilt (2/2/0) South Carolina (2/1/2) Please make sure that the information listed above is correct. We will be playing a ...
by JKHtay
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

Hello all, Here is the logistics email for Georgia Tech's ACF Fall mirror, to be held on 11/3. Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Georgia Tech: (3/1/?) Auburn: (2/1/0) Georgia: (5/2/0) Emory: (2/0/1) Charleston: (1/1/0) Alabama: (1/1/0) The current plan 14 teams split into two groups of 7, with top 3 f...
by JKHtay
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South Atlantic - Tusculum University, 11-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 2854

Re: ACF Fall South Atlantic - Tusculum University, 11-03-2018

We have reached out to the schools closer to Georgia Tech asking if they want to come to our mirror should Tusculum's not happen.
by JKHtay
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

This tournament happened! Georgia A cleared the playoff field with a 6-1 record against playoff teams to win the tournament. Auburn A, GT A, and GT B finished tied for second at 4-3. Stats are forthcoming. Thanks to all of those who came out to play, and special thanks to Kailyn LaPorte, Casey Binda...
by JKHtay
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

A couple of updates. Due to a large number of GT signups, we are moving to a 16 team format. Also, because I inadvertently scheduled this on homecoming, parking will be much more difficult. Please read the instructions here on gameday parking procedures. Any of the green colored zones in the north o...
by JKHtay
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

Posts updated to reflect South Carolina bringing a team.
by JKHtay
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

Hello all, Here is the logistics email for Georgia Tech's EFT Mirror, to be held on 10/13. Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Georgia Tech (3/1/?) Georgia (4/2/0) Auburn (2/1/0) Louisville(1/3/0) Charleston(1/1/0) Emory(2/0/1) South Carolina(1/2/2) We will do 14 teams split into two groups of 7, with t...
by JKHtay
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 1560

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)

We wanted the tournament to happen and were concerned that excluding players would mean we would not have enough teams to hold a viable tournament, given the short notice on which it was announced. Since NAQT did not explicitly forbid non-novice players from playing, I chose to allow members of UGA ...
by JKHtay
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 1560

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)

This tournament happened!

Georgia A defeated Georgia Tech A in a one-game final to win the tournament. Georgia B and Georgia Tech D rounded out the championship bracket. Thanks to NAQT for providing the questions and Georgia for providing enough teams to make this happen. Stats have been uploaded.
by JKHtay
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 1560

Collegiate Novice @ Georgia Tech (9/15)

This is really short notice, but here goes nothing. The Georgia Institute of Technology will host a collegiate quizbowl tournament on Saturday, September 15th, 2018. This tournament will use this year's NAQT Collegiate Novice question set. This is intended for players new to collegiate quizbowl. Loc...
by JKHtay
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

We have been able to secure rooms on Saturday, October 13th, so we are rescheduling to that date.
by JKHtay
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

We have been able to secure rooms on Saturday, November 3rd, so we are rescheduling to that date.
by JKHtay
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 3372

Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

The Georgia Institute of Technology will host a collegiate quizbowl tournament on Saturday, October 13, 2018. This tournament will use this year's EFT question set. This is a regular-minus difficulty tournament; more information on the question set and eligibility to play it can be found here . Loca...
by JKHtay
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

Registered Teams: (teams/buzzers/staffers)
Georgia Tech: (?/1/?)
Auburn: (2/1/0)
Georgia: (5/2/0)
Emory: (2/0/1)
Charleston: (1/1/0)
Alabama: (1/1/0)
by JKHtay
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 3115

2018 ACF Fall @ Georgia Tech (Nov 3rd)

I am pleased to announce the South Central site of ACF Fall 2018, to be held at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 . We will be hosting the tournament in Howey and will start at 9am. Registration Registration for this event has two steps: First , please write to us a...
by JKHtay
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 23963

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018

vengefulsweatermensch wrote:Prospective hosts should expect to receive an update on their bid status this weekend.
Would it be possible for us to have an update on the status of our bids? Thanks!
by JKHtay
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where are you going to college next year? (2018)
Replies: 29
Views: 13790

Re: Where are you going to college next year? (2018)

When can we expect NAQT's list of incoming college freshmen to be published?
by JKHtay
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: State specific quizbowl message boards and sites
Replies: 17
Views: 13215

Re: State specific quizbowl message boards and sites

GATA's website (Georgia) as well as a link to the forums.
by JKHtay
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Atlanta-area Summer Practices?
Replies: 3
Views: 1848

Re: Atlanta-area Summer Practices?

So far we've been practicing on Thursdays at 6pm in one of our members' rooms, but with enough interest we'll probably try and move it into a classroom building at the same time.
by JKHtay
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Atlanta-area Summer Practices?
Replies: 3
Views: 1848

Re: Atlanta-area Summer Practices?

Some members of the Georgia Tech quizbowl team are hosting weekly Thursday evening practices. Email me at jhtay3@gatech.edu if you (or any other Atlanta-area quizbowlers) are interested. All are welcome.
by JKHtay
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Power Matching
Replies: 14
Views: 5784

Re: Power Matching

Is there a reason you went with strict groups of 6, given that (as you mention) you have to play off-record immediately? EDIT: This reminds me of one of the other advantages of the chess-style pairings, is that repeats don't naturally happen until much later. Here, if you had started with 1-48, 2-4...
by JKHtay
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Power Matching
Replies: 14
Views: 5784

Re: Power Matching

I designed a 7-round card schedule for Wolf War V (River Trail Middle School's tournament in Georgia) for the 48-team main draw. I divided the teams into 8 groups of 6 (cards 1,9,17,... in one group, cards 2,10,18... in the next, etc.) and had them do a Swiss pair, ideally resulting in one 3-0 team,...
by JKHtay
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 29021

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Could I please see the question on the Prime Directive?
by JKHtay
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 24050

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

We also received checks on the 5th.
by JKHtay
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 24050

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Potatoes wrote:
njsbling wrote:
Can a representative of ACF please provide an update regarding this?
I haven't heard anything privately from them.
Georgia Tech has also not been paid and would like an update.
by JKHtay
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2017-18
Replies: 1
Views: 1694

Re: Georgia 2017-18

1) Usually most of the Georgia discussion happens on the GATA forums, although that's been pretty quiet this year.

2) There are usually tryouts at JV state, bee-style. I believe Scott Fowler and Rand Wise are the people in charge of Georgia's NASAT teams.
by JKHtay
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)
Replies: 7
Views: 3204

Re: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)

Sorry for the delay. A combined stats file has been uploaded.
by JKHtay
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)
Replies: 7
Views: 3204

Re: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)

UGA A cleared the field to win the tournament. Auburn defeated Alabama A in the first game of an advantaged final to win the UG title. Stats forthcoming.
by JKHtay
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)
Replies: 7
Views: 3204

Re: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)

Hello all, Here is the logistics email for Georgia Tech's ACF Fall Mirror, to be held on 11/5. Field (teams/buzzers/staffers): Alabama (2/1/0) Auburn (2/0/0) Clemson (1/2/0) Charleston (2/1/0) Georgia (5/2/0) South Carolina (1/2/2) Wofford (1/8/2) With 14 teams, we will play two prelim groups of 7. ...
by JKHtay
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)
Replies: 7
Views: 3204

Re: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)

We're looking good on staff, so we will expand up to 16 teams.
by JKHtay
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)
Replies: 7
Views: 3204

Re: ACF Fall 2017 @ Georgia Tech (11/5/17)

Field update. We'll cap the field at 12 teams for now until we can get a clear picture of the staffing situation.
by JKHtay
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PSA - Don't be a Luddite
Replies: 62
Views: 21155

Re: PSA - Don't be a Luddite

Just want to give my experience with this thing. I haven't read the whole thread: I just want to explain how it went with me and Bryn in our room. I got to the site at Georgia Tech this morning and was told we'd be using a new electronic system. That was my first notice that we'd be doing this at t...
by JKHtay
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/14/17)
Replies: 4
Views: 2887

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/14/17)

UGA A defeated Battle Ground Academy in a one-game final to take first place. North Gwinnett got 3rd at 8-3. Stats can be found here. Thanks to all for coming out!