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by atai
Sun May 29, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!
Replies: 27
Views: 19402

Re: 2016 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!

Thanks for the 'grats, Mr. Hoppes, and thank you to everyone who came out to see me and my team today. We feel truly blessed for having made it so far. I was extremely humbled by the level of knowledge that I witnessed over the weekend. Thanks to Thomas Jefferson High School for giving us a hell of ...
by atai
Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Re: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 20

Stats are now up! Thanks to all who came to our tournament today. Congrats to 1st place champion DCC and 2nd place winner Bergen, who battled it out in the finals. Also congrats to East Brunswick for defeating West Egg A to take 3rd. Remember: please do not publicly discuss these questions, as we s...
by atai
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Re: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 20

UPDATE: The field is now full! Any further registered teams will be placed on a waitlist. If one of your teams makes it off the waitlist, you will receive an email notification.
by atai
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Re: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 20

UPDATE: The field is now exactly 3/4 full!
by atai
Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Re: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 20

UPDATE: We have been platinum certified by PACE! This means that the top 25% of teams in the tournament (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for NSC in June. At the moment, this number of qualifying teams looks to be 9.
by atai
Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Re: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 20

UPDATE: The field is approximately half-full!
by atai
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 5713

Prison Bowl IX @ Hunter College High School (April 2, 2016)

Hunter College High School is proud to present the ninth iteration of our annual Prison Bowl invitational tournament. This tournament will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016, and will use the house-written Prison Bowl IX set . Our school, Hunter College High School , is located at 71 East 94th St...
by atai
Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3721

Re: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)

Combined stats are up! Thanks for coming to our tournament! In a hard fought finals match for 1st place, Saint Joe's A narrowly beat Middlesex 315-310. Trinity defeated Wheatley 255-220 to snag 3rd place. I'd like to publicly thank this competent bunch of staffers for making this tournament possibl...
by atai
Sun Nov 01, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update
Replies: 23
Views: 6022

Re: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update

WE ARE LOOKING TO GET OUR COUNT TO 16-24. IF WE CAN NOT MEET THE NUMBER WE WILL BE FORCED TO CANCEL :( There's an NHBB tournament at Princeton on the same day that probably limits the amount of teams that can come to this. If the field size remains this small, it may be a good idea to look into res...
by atai
Sun Nov 01, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update
Replies: 23
Views: 6022

Re: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update

Hi Colleen,

Hunter College High School would like to register 3 teams. We can bring 2 buzzers.

I can't seem to find any more information about this tournament on the forums. Can you please email hchsqb@gmail.com with an address and start-end times? Thanks.
by atai
Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3721

Re: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)

This tournament is approximately 2/3 full!
by atai
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3721

Re: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)

Shameless self-bump.

We're approximately 1.5 months away from this tournament and have room for many more teams!
by atai
Sat Sep 19, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XXIII at Princeton (9/26/15)
Replies: 10
Views: 6064

Re: PHSAT XXIII at Princeton (9/26/15)

Edward Powers wrote:Any update on the field for the PHSAT? For example, have you expanded the field at all? Have any teams dropped out? Curious here in Metuchen.
Hunter will unfortunately have to drop a team as well (making us (2/0/2)).
by atai
Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16
Replies: 65
Views: 29896

Re: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16

Due to conflict with ACF Nats (and King's Park) Hunter has moved Prison Bowl to April 2.
by atai
Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall
Replies: 23
Views: 7286

Re: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall

We would move Hunter's SCOP tournament if we could (because high school ACF does seem like loads of fun), but with the previous weekend being the early decision college app deadline and the next two weekends being HFT and BATE (two IS-level tournaments that will definitely have a higher HS turnout t...
by atai
Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3721

SCOP Novice @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/7/15)

Calling all new players or coaches with new players on their teams: Hunter College High School ( 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY, 10128, between Park and Madison Avenues) will be hosting the fifth iteration of its annual fall novice tournament on Saturday, November 7, 2015. This tournament will us...
by atai
Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IX Available for April and May Mirrors!
Replies: 0
Views: 1861

Prison Bowl IX Available for April and May Mirrors!

Prison Bowl IX will be available for mirrors starting on Saturday, April 2, 2016. It will then be available for play until Sunday, May 29, 2016 (after which it will be viewable to all on the quizbowlpackets.com archive). If you are interested in mirroring our set (or have any questions), please con...
by atai
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16
Replies: 65
Views: 29896

Re: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16

Hunter College High School will be hosting its annual SCOP Novice Mirror on November 7, 2015.

In the spring, we'll be hosting Prison Bowl IX (using the housewritten set of the same name) on April 16, 2016 April 2, 2016. I'll make a forum post for this tournament once the school year begins.
by atai
Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!
Replies: 4
Views: 6078

Re: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!

Xochiquetzal wrote:Have all this set's mirrors been finished? Will it be posted to the database?
Eric, I just submitted the set to the database, and it is now awaiting moderator approval. We couldn't clear it sooner, because it was also being used for some private in-school activities.
by atai
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10385

Re: NY NASAT Team?

Albert, is this happening? Is there any more information? It may or may not be happening. We probably won't hold tryouts because there's not enough interest. Transportation might be iffy. I don't even know. Also, I spoke to many of you about this through email and Facebook quite a while ago, but fo...
by atai
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10385

Re: NY NASAT Team?

Pleased to report that Ben Zhang has agreed to be Team NY's coach. He'll be determining the final roster, so speak to him if you (or any of your friends) wish to participate in this tournament.
by atai
Tue Apr 28, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!
Replies: 4
Views: 6078

Re: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!

UPDATE: The set has been certified "satisfactory" by PACE.
by atai
Tue Apr 28, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '14-'15
Replies: 91
Views: 32412

Re: Illinois '14-'15

Prison Bowl has been certified "satisfactory" by PACE.

I'm aware that there was some initial backlash regarding our set, but we've made a lot of substantial edits since.
by atai
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Re: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28

Discussion forum can be found here!
Western Leader wrote:What's up with the weird High Tech a/b inversion?
They split their rosters, having Rohan and Adithya on B and Julian on A. Not sure why.
by atai
Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Re: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28

Trust me, in my two nights of introspection after this tournament, I've already thought of about everything that has been said here to various degrees. As someone who has played in many tournaments as well, many of your points are certainly justified. The question set was plagued with errors, includ...
by atai
Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Re: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28

Full stats are now up. Thanks for coming, everybody! From what I saw, the set was well-liked, and I hope that we ironed out all our logistical issues and ran the tournament as smoothly as possible. Championship standings were as follows: 1. High Tech B (385) v. 2. Bethlehem (235) 3. Livingston A (2...
by atai
Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10385

Re: NY NASAT Team?

Thanks for letting me know, Chris.

Ben, if you could act as Team NY's official coach that would be pretty cool. Of course, this would also require post-game life lessons about what it really means to win or lose.
by atai
Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10385

Re: NY NASAT Team?

Chris, thank you for your assistance. Since I captained the NASAT team last year and worked closely with Marianna in the tryout process, I think that it would be best if I organized tryouts. I will be trying out too though, so I'll definitely need you to read while I'm trying out. Let's first get a ...
by atai
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!
Replies: 4
Views: 6078

Re: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!

UPDATE: This set now features 13 packets! I hope that the potential for larger fields will encourage more mirrors.
by atai
Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Re: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28

UPDATE: We have decided to raise the field size to 36 teams! Register now for those last few spots!
by atai
Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10385

Re: NY NASAT Team?

I heard that Hunter's Sarah Hamerling has got a pretty bad case of senioritis right now. Albert Tai might organize something on Skype though.
by atai
Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!
Replies: 4
Views: 6078

Prison Bowl VIII is available for spring mirrors!

Prison Bowl VIII is seeking spring hosts! The main site [/u] will be held at at Hunter College High School in Manhattan on March 28, 2015. The set will be available for mirrors starting on Monday, March 30, 2015 then up to Sunday, May 24, 2015, after which it will be released to the quizbowlpackets....
by atai
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT Metro NY State Championship - March 7th @ Columbia
Replies: 6
Views: 4079

Re: 2015 NAQT Metro NY State Championship - March 7th @ Colu

Hunter would like to register 2 teams! We can bring 2 buzzers, too.
by atai
Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Re: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28

UPDATE: The field is now half-full! Get registering!
by atai
Sun Jan 11, 2015 4:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)
Replies: 18
Views: 10871

Prison Bowl VIII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/28/15)

On behalf of the Hunter College High School Quizbowl Team, I'm pleased to present the eighth iteration of our yearly Prison Bowl! The tournament will occur on Saturday, March 28, 2015 . Our fortress is located at 71 E 94th St between Park Ave and Madison Ave in Manhattan, New York . This tournament ...
by atai
Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)
Replies: 9
Views: 5645

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)

Prelim stats are now up. They can be found at here.

Congrats to the following teams for making it to the championship bracket:

St. Joe's A
Trinity
Gotham A
North Babylon A
St. Luke's B
St. Joe's B
by atai
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)
Replies: 9
Views: 5645

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)

I just sent out an email to coaches and captains of the teams currently in the field. It contains some crucial information about scheduling!
by atai
Sun Oct 12, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 35342

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Hunter College High School is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 8th annual Prison Bowl on March 28, 2015! Full tournament forum post (and more details) to come.
by atai
Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)
Replies: 9
Views: 5645

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)

Updated the forum post. Mr. Rabner, if you could confirm your team by the registration deadline, October 27, that would be great. There are still 2 weeks or so before said deadline, so we're banking on teams to sign up in that time period. Sorry Shravan, but Nov. 8 is an SAT II testing date, and man...
by atai
Sat Oct 04, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55206

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

Hey guys,
If you still need another buzzer set, Hunter can bring not one, but two!
by atai
Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55206

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

Due to resounding interest, Hunter would like to put a 3rd team on the waitlist.
by atai
Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT @ Kellenberg (Uniondale, NY) 11/22/14
Replies: 31
Views: 14132

Re: LIFT @ Kellenberg (Uniondale, NY) 11/22/14

Hunter would like to attend, with 3 teams and a buzzer.
by atai
Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55206

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

Hi! Hunter would like to wait on that waitlist as well. We'd be a 2/1/0.
by atai
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)
Replies: 9
Views: 5645

SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (11/1/14)

Hunter College High School (located at 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY, 10128) is pleased to announce its mirror of SCOP Novice 5 on Saturday, November 1 , 2013. Our school is located at 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY, 10128, between Park and Madison Avenues. The fourth iteration of our yearly ...
by atai
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 35342

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Hunter will be hosting our fourth annual fall novice tournament on November 1. We'll be mirroring the SCOP 5 set. More info can be found here . We'll also be hosting Prison Bowl VIII in the spring, so we'll let you all know when that will be happening once we finalize a date with our school administ...
by atai
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State
Replies: 46
Views: 34298

Re: 2014 NASAT: June 14-15 at Ohio State

The New York team's had a slight roster change. We are now:

Lucia Geng (F)
Chris Hillenbrand (M)
Allan Lee (M)
Albert Tai (M)
by atai
Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question-specific requests and discussion
Replies: 29
Views: 2932

Re: Question-specific requests and discussion

As arts editor, I was originally thinking of cutting the Chinese performing arts bonus, but felt that it was appropriate as those things are all quite important in Chinese culture. But then again, I am an Asian-American and have received much overexposure to said topics, and in hindsight, realize th...
by atai
Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General set discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 1105

Re: General set discussion

For our arts questions, we tried including more common-link answer lines to reward true in-depth knowledge rather than straight-up memorization of works by so-and-so, but I see why you might've felt gypped about the relative lack of traditional answer lines. We'll try to balance those out a bit more...