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by sarita
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PB 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 82
Views: 11130

Re: PB 2016: Specific Question Discussion

May I see the religion tossup on killing one's self? I remember a lead-in about how practitioners of the mountain-dwelling sect Shugendo sometimes do this (paraphrased), which to me seemed odd because 1) Shugendo practitioners do a lot of things, and 2) the practice of suicide via starvation is not...
by sarita
Wed Sep 07, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)
Replies: 54
Views: 29607

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)

Reminder that this tournament is coming up in a few weeks. You can email registrations or questions about the tournament to pennquizbowl@gmail.com.
by sarita
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NASAT - Skype Mirror
Replies: 9
Views: 6303

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NASAT - Skype Mirror

Reminder that this is next-next-weekend, so email us at pennquizbowl@gmail.com if you're interested!
by sarita
Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NASAT - Skype Mirror
Replies: 9
Views: 6303

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NASAT - Skype Mirror

I'm handling registration fee payment. Here's the information: METHOD OF PAYMENT (borrowed from Cody Voight) All teams must pay by the day of the tournament. Since this is an online tournament, we will accept checks by mail ahead of time. Teams who do not pay by the day of the tournament will be cha...
by sarita
Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3348

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)

Combined stats are being posted here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... /combined/

Princeton, The Andrew Wang Fan Club, and Columbia A are resolving their 3-way tie through finals now.
by sarita
Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3348

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)

We'll also be mirroring Eyes That Do Not See VII after this! See http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =8&t=18074 for details.
by sarita
Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3348

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)

Less than a month to go before this tournament. Please email me with registrations!
by sarita
Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK at Columbia University - February 20, 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3799

Re: MLK at Columbia University - February 20, 2016

By the way, Penn is back to two teams if you can add it to the field.
by sarita
Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn
Replies: 4
Views: 2357

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn

Unfortunately we're unable to reserve rooms on any suitable date this semester, so QuAC is cancelled this spring. However, Columbia will be mirroring BHSAT (which we were planning on using) on Sunday, February 14. Their announcement is here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=18079&p=3...
by sarita
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3348

ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT at Penn (3/20/16)

I am pleased to announce that Penn will be hosting a mirror of MUT on Sunday , March 20, 2016. I, Sarita Jamil, will be the tournament director. Please send any inquiries to sjamil@sas.upenn.edu. Registration will be in Houston Hall's Hall of Flags beginning at 8:30 am and games will be in Williams ...
by sarita
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn
Replies: 4
Views: 2357

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn

Please be advised that the date for this tournament will change due to room reservation issues. You can contact us at pennquizbowl@gmail.com with specific inquiries.
by sarita
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Hybrid Competition (March 12th, 2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 6222

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Hybrid Competition (March 12th, 20

Penn would tentatively like to register a team. This might become a Penn + Patrick Liao team but the details are still being worked out.
by sarita
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn
Replies: 4
Views: 2357

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT QuAC VII (2/13/2016) @ Penn

This tournament will now use Yale's BHSAT set. Information can be found here: viewtopic.php?f=109&t=17399. Pending room reservations, the date for this tournament should remain the same. Feel free to contact us at pennquizbowl@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.
by sarita
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XXIII mirror request thread
Replies: 9
Views: 6206

Re: GSAC XXIII mirror request thread

So is UPenn using this set as well? That's what I've been hearing but I don't see it here. I really hope that's not the case since so many teams overlap with both tournaments. Not that I've heard... I hereby confirm that St. Joe's has full and sole right to use this set in the region. Again, I apol...
by sarita
Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

Re: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)

Rochester B defeated Columbia A to win this tournament. Thank you everyone who attended or staffed this event!
by sarita
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

Re: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)

Stats are being updated here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3131/stats/

If there are errors, please stop by the control room (Williams 307) and let me know.
by sarita
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

Re: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)

The field is now 24 teams. I just sent a logistics email and staffer email out with all information. Please let me know if you have questions.
by sarita
Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

Thanks everyone who wrote, staffed, or attended this event!
by sarita
Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

I've sent the final logistics information to teams attending this tournament on Saturday at Penn. Please check that all details are correct and email me immediately with revisions.
by sarita
Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

Only if you've played or staffed this tournament already, you can now request to join the "Penn Bowl 2015 discussion" forum in your User Control Panel.
by sarita
Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

I just sent all of the 10/17 mirrors packets and passwords. Please check to make sure you have these.
by sarita
Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

I just sent an email to all the primary and secondary contacts for mirrors on this Saturday, October 17. It has an example of the document format that you should make sure you can open on your computers. Please let me know if there are any issues. I'll send out packets as soon as they're completed.
by sarita
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

Re: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)

Current Field: (24 teams/11 buzzers/3 moderators) Villanova (1/0/0) Penn State (1/2/0) Gettysburg (1/1/0) Georgetown (2/1/1) JHU (2/0/0) CMU (2/2/0) Rutgers (1/0/0) Rochester (2/2/0) UMD (2/0/1) Columbia (6/3/1) NYU (2/0/0) Princeton (2/0/0) The field is capped at 24 teams. Please contact me if you'...
by sarita
Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

ACF Fall at Penn (11/7/15)

Hello! I am pleased to announce the Mid-Atlantic site of ACF Fall 2015, to be held at the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, 7 November 2015 . ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event. Registration time and l...
by sarita
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15) [cancelled]
Replies: 4
Views: 2665

Re: NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15)

There weren't enough registrations, so this is cancelled.
by sarita
Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15) [cancelled]
Replies: 4
Views: 2665

Re: NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15)

Reminder to email me at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu if you're interested in this tournament.
by sarita
Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15) [cancelled]
Replies: 4
Views: 2665

NASAT Mirror at Penn (8/29/15) [cancelled]

I am pleased to announce a mirror of NASAT on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Penn. The original announcement is here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=16798. This tournament is open to all players. We will use the following fee structure: Base fee: $120 per team Working buzzer disc...
by sarita
Thu May 28, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)
Replies: 11
Views: 12411

ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2015 (10/24/15)

I am pleased to announce Penn Bowl 2015 for the Fall semester of 2015. We plan to run this tournament at the main site on October 24th. QUESTIONS This tournament will be written by a team consisting of Eric Mukherjee, Chris Chiego, Saajid Moyen, and other Penn writers. Eric Mukherjee will be head-ed...
by sarita
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

Thanks everyone for attending QuAC VI! You should have all received final confirmation of payment from me via email by now. Please contact me if you have any questions or comments about the tournament. If you have stats corrections, please contact Patrick as described in the post above this.
by sarita
Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

All teams and staffers should have just received an email from me with final details. Please contact me if you have not.
by sarita
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

We are looking for two more team to fill the field after a drop, since the waitlist teams are unable to attend. Please contact me immediately if you're interested.
by sarita
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

Note that QuAC VI has now been awarded a Platinum NSC Affiliation. As a Platinum Affiliated tournament, the top 25% of teams, rounded up, will qualify for the PACE NSC.
by sarita
Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

This tournament has been expanded to 36 teams. The original announcement will be updated as details are confirmed.
by sarita
Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

We could potentially expand the field if we had more staffers volunteer. So please contact me at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu if you're interested!
by sarita
Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

The set for this tournament has been finalized. Contact me at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu with any questions.
by sarita
Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

This tournament has reached capacity at 32 teams. However, I encourage you to continue to send me emails at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu to express interest or register for the waitlist, as we may expand the field.
by sarita
Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

The cap for this tournament has been set at 32 teams. Please email me as soon as possible at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu if you're interested in registering.
by sarita
Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

Thanks everyone who attended, staffed and/or wrote this tournament!
by sarita
Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

Mirrors for tomorrow should have received emails from me with instructions and packets by now. Please contact me if you have not.
by sarita
Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

If you are attending this tournament, you should have received an email from me about details by now. Note that the field has dropped to 27 teams. Anyone who has questions or concerns about this tournament should contact me at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu.
by sarita
Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

This site has been expanded to 30 teams. We still have rooms and staff for expansion, so continue to email me registrations at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu.
by sarita
Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

This site has been expanded to 28 teams. Please note that we have also added a 15th packet. We still have room for expansion, so continue to email me registrations at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu.
by sarita
Fri Sep 19, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

This site has reached capacity at 24 teams. Please continue to email me if you're interested in attending, as we could potentially expand the field. We would need more experienced moderators for that, so please email me if you're interested in moderating.
by sarita
Wed Sep 17, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

does anyone have the contact information for South Carolina? Contact info for people interested in the mirrors who have not posted announcements yet: Oxford: Joey Goldman (d.joey.goldman@gmail.com) Minnesota: Han Li (asian.sensation118@gmail.com) Stanford: Benji Nguyen (bhhnguyen@gmail.com) South C...
by sarita
Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

Final mirror sites for this tournament have been posted.
by sarita
Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

We are still looking for an Ohio/Michigan area mirror. I'll continue to contact schools, but please reach out to me (sjamil@sas.upenn.edu) if you are able to host!
by sarita
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

I'm switching over registrations to my email since I'll respond almost immediately. You can contact me at sjamil@sas.upenn.edu (alternatively at s.jamil.95@gmail.com). I'll be updating the original post with that information soon, as well. Sorry for the delay!
by sarita
Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

Current field:

Penn
Maryland A
Maryland B
NYU A
NYU B
Charter A
Charter B (maybe)
LASA
Virginia Tech

Edit: Current field will be updated in original post.
by sarita
Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn
Replies: 15
Views: 7081

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: QuAC VI (1/31/15) @ Penn

This tournament has been awarded a NSC Affiliation. As an affiliated tournament, the top 15% of teams, rounded up, will qualify for the PACE NSC.
by sarita
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 17566

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2014 (10/18/2014)

cessing wrote:Is there a location set for the south yet?
There will be mirrors in South Carolina and Louisiana. I'm waiting on confirmations before updating.