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by EricChang5
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)
Replies: 11
Views: 958

Re: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)

Ok I'm going to start reading at 10 PM EST today (unless there are some major objections but seeing none). I'll try to ping all the members that have expressed interest in the main quizbowl discord. For those who may not be in that discord (or just have no idea what I'm talking about), feel free to ...
by EricChang5
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: 25 toss ups and five visual packets
Replies: 6
Views: 1207

Re: 25 toss ups and five visual packets

There is an option on Discord that allows you to share your screen (Go Live) to present a pdf or presentation while in the voice channel. You could use that instead of posting each individual photo to save you some time. Of course, if you want to have the photos stay up for people to see them, then ...
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)
Replies: 11
Views: 958

Re: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (TENTATIVE: 4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)

Does it count as "being top scorer on a team that went to either nationals" if I solo'd ICT after getting a host bid? That sounds intense! But I would say you are probably safe to play the set! I'm going to have to see how the field of players end up to make sure we are within a "relatively similar...
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)
Replies: 11
Views: 958

Re: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (TENTATIVE: 4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)

Possibly interested, depending on format. If we get enough interest, I can set up a team formation sheet and have people make teams to make it more serious. Again, there are only 4 packets-worth of questions, so there is that, but if we get 4 teams-worth of players, it would work out perfectly! Oth...
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)
Replies: 11
Views: 958

Wisdom Extracted Hybrid (4/3 @ 9 PM EST on Discord)

Hello friends! Some members of the VT and VCU teams and I have written 4 packets of 20 TUs each of collegiate regular-minus difficulty (I'd say definitely a little bit harder than ACF Fall but easier than EFT). I've read the set for some scrimmages of VT vs VCU and am willing to read the set again f...
by EricChang5
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Discord Weekly Practices (Mondays + Thursdays 7-9 PM EST)
Replies: 0
Views: 878

Discord Weekly Practices (Mondays + Thursdays 7-9 PM EST)

Hi - I've (Matt Weiner) been running online practices via Discord for a few weeks, initially targeted at teams in the Mid-Atlantic who have been home from campus due to the public health situation. We've run into an issue with too many people of different skill levels trying to play the same questio...
by EricChang5
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Keeping Score During Practices
Replies: 5
Views: 2431

Keeping Score During Practices

During practices, is it beneficial to keep score if there are enough players to split into teams? Curious to see what other people's thoughts on this are. Of course, it varies on a case-by-case basis and really depends on the team(s) you are with. There is certainly a balance between having fun at p...
by EricChang5
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Generalizing for High school
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Re: Generalizing for High school

Hi Soren! I think it's great that you are already taking an initiative to improve at such an early age, and I wish you the best for that! I had a similar experience to you (albeit at an older age), so here is some advice that I had moving forward: First, definitely acknowledge the difficulty jump no...
by EricChang5
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Should I quit quizbowl?
Replies: 8
Views: 3000

Re: Should I quit quizbowl?

I definitely agree with the points made above already! College quizbowl is a jump, and it can definitely be very intimidating. But the same can be said about high school quizbowl. I know it's a totally different game at this level, but it's the same idea. I remember thinking that I was a pretty soli...
by EricChang5
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Teams Traveling Long Distances to Dominate New/Emerging Circuit Tournaments
Replies: 7
Views: 2069

Re: Teams Traveling Long Distances to Dominate New/Emerging Circuit Tournaments

In my opinion, it really depends on the team/tournament/field/etc. I do agree with what you are saying, but sometimes it is nice to get a different experience and competition. I think it is certainly more of the responsibility of the TD. I used to run the tournaments at Virginia Tech, and due to the...
by EricChang5
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Re: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)

Congrats to Cave Spring for coming in first place and Blacksburg for finishing in second place! Link to stats. Thank you all to those who came out!
by EricChang5
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Re: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)

Since we had a team drop this week, I will be reopening registration until this Friday (4/19) at 5 PM. If your team(s) are interested, please contact me ([email protected]).
by EricChang5
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Spring FST Mirror (Richmond, VA – 3/23/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2062

Re: VCU Spring FST Mirror (Richmond, VA – 3/23/19)

Could we get a field update please? Thanks!
by EricChang5
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Re: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)

Current Field: [As of 4/17] (Teams/Buzzers/Mods)
Galileo Magnet High School (3/1/1)
Richard Feynman High School (1/1/0)
John Champe High School (1/0/0)
Cave Spring High School (1/1/0)
Blacksburg High School (1/0/0)

Total: 7/24
by EricChang5
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

BHSAT XVIII @ Virginia Tech (4/20/19)

Virginia Tech is pleased to announce our mirror of BHSAT XVIII , to be held April 20, 2019. Location The tournament will take place at McBryde Hall located on 225 Stanger Street A map of campus can be accessed here . Question Set This tournament will be using BHSAT XVIII graciously provided by Hasna...
by EricChang5
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 26456

Re: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech would like to reserve April 20 for our mirror of BHSAT XVIII. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 26456

Re: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread

Update: Virginia Tech is no longer hosting our Sep. 1 Collegiate Novice tournament. Sorry for any issues.
by EricChang5
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Summer Practices (Open to public!)
Replies: 0
Views: 1179

Virginia Tech Summer Practices (Open to public!)

Hello all! Virginia Tech will be hosting our weekly summer practices every Thursday at 5 PM starting tomorrow (6/7/18). They will be located in McBryde Hall Room 232. We will also be having online access for those who cannot make it to Blacksburg. These will be hosted through Google Meet. These prac...
by EricChang5
Thu May 17, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 26456

Re: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech would like to reserve the following dates: September 1 - Virginia Tech Collegiate Novice (FST) September 29 - Virginia Tech Novice (HS Novice Set) October 27 - Virginia Tech Fall (HS) December 1 - Virginia Tech Winter (HS) as tentative tournament dates. I'll update the post once we dec...
by EricChang5
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18
Replies: 5
Views: 3315

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31

Congrats to Duke for coming out on top in 1st place defeating William and Mary A in the final! Final stats are posted here. We hope everyone enjoyed the tournament!
by EricChang5
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18
Replies: 5
Views: 3315

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31

We'll be closing the registration tomorrow (3/28)! Please e-mail me ([email protected]) if you would like to register or have any questions! Thanks!
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]
Replies: 6
Views: 4383

Re: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]

Tournament done! Congrats to Langley A for finishing 9-1 in 1st place and The Griffins finishing 8-2 in 2nd place. Full stat report can be found here . Hope the weather holds up for everyone's trip home, and we thank you all so much for coming out. Please contact Eric Chang ([email protected].ed) with any ...
by EricChang5
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]
Replies: 6
Views: 4383

Re: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]

Get your registrations in! We'll be closing the field on Wednesday night! For those signed up already, I'll be sending out information once our field gets finalized.
by EricChang5
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]
Replies: 6
Views: 4383

Re: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]

Current Field: (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
Langley High School (2/2/0)
Fort Defiance High School (1/1/0)
Christiansburg High School (1/1/0)
"The Griffins" (1/0/0)
Total: 5/20

Interested:
Cave Spring High School
Northside High School
Virginia Episcopal School  
by EricChang5
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18
Replies: 5
Views: 3315

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31

Current Field (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
Duke (1/2/0)
Washington and Lee (1/1/0)
Indiana University-East (1/0/0)
VCU (1/0/0)
Liberty (3/0/0)
William and Mary (2/1/0)
ETSU (1/0/0)
Total: 10/20

Interested:
Cave Spring High School
Elon
Roanoke College
by EricChang5
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]
Replies: 6
Views: 4383

VTACO "Winter" at Virginia Tech (3/3/18) [HFT XII]

Hello all! Virginia Tech is pleased to announce our mirror of HFT XII, to be held on March 3, 2018! Location The tournament will take place in McBryde Hall located on 225 Stanger St. A map of campus can be accessed here . Question Set The tournament will be running a mirror of Harvard Fall Tournamen...
by EricChang5
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 27791

Re: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech would like to host our VTACO "Winter" on 3/3/18. We'll be mirroring HFT XII. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18
Replies: 5
Views: 3315

Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18

Hello all! Virginia Tech is pleased to announce our mirror of SMT, to be held on March 31, 2018! Location The tournament will take place in McBryde Hall located on 225 Stanger St. A map of campus can be accessed here . Question Set The tournament will be running a mirror of Stevenson Memorial Tourna...
by EricChang5
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Winter [HFT XII] (RESCHEDULED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1883

Re: Virginia Tech Winter 12/2/17 [HFT XII]

Due to a lack of interest and some unlucky timing, we have decided to move this tournament to a later date next semester. We'll be notifying teams once we have a date set! Sorry for any issues!
by EricChang5
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Virginia Tech (Nov. 4, 2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 1900

Re: ACF Fall @ Virginia Tech (Nov. 4, 2017)

Congratulations to UVA A for winning our mirror of ACF Fall! NC State came in second place with Duke coming third (and winning 2nd place for Div II). We wanted to send a huge thanks to Richard Yu and the rest of the ACF Fall team! We hope everyone has able to make it home safely! Stats can be found ...
by EricChang5
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Re: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (10/7/17)

Unfortunately, we will be having to cancel this event. Sorry for any inconveniences! Please feel free to contact me (Eric Chang - [email protected]) with any concerns or questions.
by EricChang5
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Re: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (10/7/17)

Walter Zhao wrote:What is the current field?
Whoops! Sorry! I've updated the field.
by EricChang5
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Re: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (10/7/17)

Current Field (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
Washington and Lee (1/1/0)
University of Virginia (2/4/0)

Total: 3/16

Interested:
Radford University
by EricChang5
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Re: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (10/7/17)

Registration link has been fixed! Sorry about any issues about it earlier!
by EricChang5
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

VTACO Collegiate Novice @ Virginia Tech (CANCELLED)

Hello all! Virginia Tech will be hosting a mirror of SUN on October 7, 2017 on our campus in Blacksburg, VA. Location The tournament will take place in the New Classroom Building located on 1455 Perry Street. A map of campus can be accessed here . There will be free parking directly next to the New ...
by EricChang5
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Virginia Tech (Nov. 4, 2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 1900

ACF Fall @ Virginia Tech (Nov. 4, 2017)

Hello all! Virginia Tech is pleased to announce the South Atlantic mirror of ACF Fall 2017 ! To register please fill out the registration form and then send an email to [email protected].edu so we can update the field. Fees: Base fee: $135 Buzzer: -$5/functional system Staffers: -$10/staffer Shorthanded fe...
by EricChang5
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 27791

Re: DC Metro 2017-2018 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech would also like to claim Oct. 7 for our VT Collegiate Novice tournament and Dec. 2 for our Virginia Tech Winter. I'll be updating you on the question sets we'll be using. Thank you so much!
by EricChang5
Wed May 31, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech Open Summer Practices
Replies: 0
Views: 1038

Virginia Tech Open Summer Practices

Hello all! Virginia Tech will be hosting open summer practices starting June 5 from 5:00pm - 7:45pm in Squires Student Center Room 234 . We'll be meeting weekly every Monday from that starting practice! Regardless of whatever level you are at, we would love to see you come out! I will be setting up ...
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]

Thank you for all those that came out to Virginia Tech "Winter"! Congratulations to Cave Spring for defeating East Chapel Hill in the advantage final to finish 1st place. I hope everyone had a great time! Stats can be located here . Please contact me with any questions or concerns and again thanks t...
by EricChang5
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]

Full Round Robin and Finals stats are up!
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... %2B_final/

Cave Spring took 1st place in an advantaged final against East Chapel Hill. Vish Upon A Star (Blacksburg A) took 3rd. Thanks to all teams who attended!
by EricChang5
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]

Only 6 days left! Please register by at latest Wednesday (3/8) if you are interested in competing. We're looking forward to seeing your teams!
by EricChang5
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech Winter (3/11/17) [LIST VI]

We have moved the tournament date to 3/11. Hope to see your teams in Blacksburg!
by EricChang5
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 55
Views: 32591

Re: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech will be moving our tournament date (Virginia Tech Winter - Mirror of LIST VI) from 2/11 to 3/11. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech Winter (2/11/17) [LIST VI]

We may potentially postpone this tournament as the VHSL 3A West Regional Tournament is on the same day. I will be updating this post once the team decides on a better date. We are tentatively looking at a weekend in mid-March. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Re: Virginia Tech Winter (2/11/17) [LIST VI]

Field (Teams/Staffers/Buzzers)
Jefferson Forest High School (2/0/1)
East Chapel Hill High School (1/0/0)
Blacksburg High School (4/0/0)
Cave Spring High School (1/1/1)
Christiansburg High School (1/0/0)
L&N STEM Academy (1/0/1)
Total 10/20

Interested
DCC
Cave Spring HS
by EricChang5
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]
Replies: 7
Views: 4011

Virginia Tech "Winter" (3/11/17) [LIST VI]

Hello all! Virginia Tech is pleased to announce our mirror of LIST VI , to be held on March 11, 2017! Location The tournament will take place in McBryde Hall located on 225 Stanger St. A map of campus can be accessed here . Question Set The tournament will be running a mirror of Ladue Invitational S...
by EricChang5
Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 55
Views: 32591

Re: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread

Virginia Tech would like to host our mirror of LIST VI on February 11. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 ACF Fall South Atlantic at Virginia Tech (5 Nov. 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 3106

Re: 2016 ACF Fall South Atlantic at Virginia Tech (5 Nov. 20

Stats are up! Sorry for the long wait! They can be accessed from the tournament listing here. Thanks!
by EricChang5
Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 ACF Fall South Atlantic at Virginia Tech (5 Nov. 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 3106

Re: 2016 ACF Fall South Atlantic at Virginia Tech (5 Nov. 20

Thank you all so much that came out to compete at ACF Fall 2016! Congrats to Duke B for winning 1st place overall and for Wofford A for winning the Division II title! We want to express our thanks to Gaurav Kandlikar for all the hard work and for giving us the opportunity to host! Stats will be post...