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by mhayes
Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)
Replies: 52
Views: 15315

Re: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)

Journey to the Planets wrote:That's probably why he said "team stats".
My mistake. But thanks anyway for that clarification...
by mhayes
Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)
Replies: 52
Views: 15315

Re: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)

sychipola wrote:Team stats for the Delta Burke can be found here: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
Apparently only the team standings have been uploaded. The rest of the links on the page don't work.
by mhayes
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave
Replies: 76
Views: 9393

Re: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave

I'd like to try it.

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by mhayes
Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT's agreement with ACUI
Replies: 242
Views: 55556

Re: NAQT's agreement with ACUI

let's get NAQT and the larger community working together on that goal rather than on creating teams who only play DII Sectionals and high school questions. I agree, but this has been a problem for years. I know of clubs/teams that have essentially disappeared since winning DII sectionals. Newer clu...
by mhayes
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTKU (THUNDER mirror) at UT-Chattanooga 10/24/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3466

Re: COTKU (THUNDER mirror) at UT-Chattanooga 10/24/09

There were 12 teams total, so I wonder if the field could have been merged to avoid the triple round robin in DI. Seems like the tournament went well, though.
by mhayes
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT's agreement with ACUI
Replies: 242
Views: 55556

Re: NAQT's agreement with ACUI

Is there anything in place to discourage student unions from setting up quizbowl clubs at schools that already have an independent circuit team? Usually schools don't allow this to happen. Two clubs generally can't have duplicate purposes, and the existing club gets priority. Let's look at two scen...
by mhayes
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT's agreement with ACUI
Replies: 242
Views: 55556

Re: NAQT's agreement with ACUI

Whig's Boson wrote:Is there anything in place to discourage student unions from setting up quizbowl clubs at schools that already have an independent circuit team?
Usually schools don't allow this to happen. Two clubs generally can't have duplicate purposes, and the existing club gets priority.
by mhayes
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT's agreement with ACUI
Replies: 242
Views: 55556

Re: NAQT's agreement with ACUI

I like the idea of encouraging ACUI schools without quiz bowl clubs to establish them. Are there any incentives for establishing clubs for schools without them?
by mhayes
Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: What should I tell an ACUI person?
Replies: 27
Views: 2852

Re: What should I tell an ACUI person?

So does that mean that the ACUI at UT-Knoxville is hosting a sectional on 2/13? Since the agreement was just signed, we may see more ACUI chapters at different schools hosting the SCT. I'm suddenly not so sure that the agreement was a good idea after all.
by mhayes
Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: What should I tell an ACUI person?
Replies: 27
Views: 2852

Re: What should I tell an ACUI person?

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:I've heard a rumor that, at least in the Northwest, that ACUI signed or was about to sign a contract with NAQT.
That would be great. If the agreement was for all regions, then there could be a surge of new teams in the non-CBI formats.
by mhayes
Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: What should I tell an ACUI person?
Replies: 27
Views: 2852

Re: What should I tell an ACUI person?

When he says "participate", is he referring to having your club field a team, or simply having you staff the event? In any case, this event would be a great recruiting tool for your club, seeing as you don't have many members. Regardless of the capacity in which your club participates in this event,...
by mhayes
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: discussion of novice tournaments
Replies: 49
Views: 7187

Re: discussion of novice tournaments

You should look into running a HS tournament to raise money. Why? A high school quiz bowl tournament is great marketing for a small college, and you have more money to go to more tournaments. You and your school win. Exactly. I would guess that 90% of college clubs host a high school tournament at ...
by mhayes
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)
Replies: 52
Views: 15315

Re: Announcement: Delta Burke (CC) Invitational (11/13-14/09)

TheLessFamousEthan wrote:Is there going to be any protection offered to us little community college teams against Case Western? Perhaps in the form of them only being freshman and sophomores?
I know that two of the guys going with the Case team are freshmen. Not sure of the others, however.
by mhayes
Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTKU (THUNDER mirror) at UT-Chattanooga 10/24/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3466

Re: COTKU (THUNDER mirror) at UT-Chattanooga 10/24/09

Could we get a link to stats from this event? Thanks.
by mhayes
Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Looking for Good Tournament to Simulate
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Looking for Good Tournament to Simulate

So is it your goal to use a diverse set of tournaments to prevent "overfitting" of your simulation to one or a few tournaments? If so, I would think the criteria you mentioned would be satisfied as long as you used a large number of tournaments as your input. Then again, I'm thinking about this from...
by mhayes
Sat Aug 30, 2008 2:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gauging Interest: Fantasy Quizbowl League
Replies: 35
Views: 6219

Re: Gauging Interest: Fantasy Quizbowl League

I'm also interested if it isn't too late.
by mhayes
Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 08-09 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 11385

Re: 08-09 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread

It's been really great seeing ULL at tons of non-NAQT circuit events in the last two years...
Well I wouldn't say we've been at tons of events, but hopefully the guys there now will change things.
by mhayes
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 08-09 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 11385

Re: 08-09 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread

I still will have no idea what teams in Louisiana actually exist.
:lol:

Well, I founded the UL Lafayette team in 2001, though we participated in NAQT almost exclusively until about two years ago.

That was my fault.
by mhayes
Sat Feb 16, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CBI Regionals Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 8198

When I look at some of the teams who sign up for CBI regionals, I can't help but think of what it would be like if half of them participated in NAQT or ACF events every year. For the most part, we don't see these teams at events like ACF Fall or any quiz bowl event independent of CBI. As it is, I'm ...
by mhayes
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs--we miss you!
Replies: 182
Views: 30617

Something about a 1960s NBA player winning the league MVP award without being named an all-star.

Answer: Jerry West
My teammate's answer: "Chauncey Billups"
by mhayes
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Private Sectionals Discussion Forum Signup and Access
Replies: 94
Views: 12522

Mhayes
by mhayes
Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Any news on CWRU Buzzerpalooza?
Replies: 21
Views: 3049

That's understandable. We had similar issues when I was at UL Lafayette.

Are meetings still at 6pm on Thursdays, or has one not been scheduled yet?
by mhayes
Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Any news on CWRU Buzzerpalooza?
Replies: 21
Views: 3049

I'm also curious. I just started Ph.D. study at Case and was under the impression that the tournament would be this Saturday.
by mhayes
Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: On high schools competing in college tournaments
Replies: 20
Views: 7994

What's the difference between a college team beating or losing to another college team and beating or losing to a high school team of comparable skill? From the standpoint of pure skill, there isn't much of a difference of all. However, to an outsider who doesn't know much of anything about the ski...
by mhayes
Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: On high schools competing in college tournaments
Replies: 20
Views: 7994

Personally, I'm vehemently against high school teams competing in college tournaments, regardless of their skill levels.

From the standpoint of the college team, I don't see what it would have to gain by defeating or losing to a high school team. It's a no-win situation.
by mhayes
Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Poll
Replies: 25
Views: 13681

UL Lafayette

UL Lafayette may not get many votes either, but our four going to the NAQT ICT are:

Jake Sundberg
Scott Broussard
Chris Fontenot
Bryan Fontenot

This is the same team that won DII in the Southwest Sectional.

As for ACF Nationals, I don't think we'll be going this year