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by MLaudermith
Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

I just wanted to thank all of the teams that attended the IL NAQT State Championship yesterday. After hitting a number of obstacles before and during the tournament, the whole thing came off beautifully. Congratulations to the top four teams: Stevenson A, Auburn A, Loyola A, and Proviso North. Congr...
by MLaudermith
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

There have been quite a few changes to the field, so here's the updated list of teams: 1. Fenton 2. Auburn A 3. Auburn B 4. Stevenson A 5. Stevenson B 6. Loyola A 7. Loyola B 8. Wheaton-Warrenville South A 9. Wheaton-Warrenville South B 10. St. Ignatius 11. Oak Park-River Forest 12. Lisle 13. Wheato...
by MLaudermith
Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2011)
Replies: 26
Views: 5878

Re: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2011)

I'd also like to thank IMSA and Metea Valley for putting on a fine tournament. Mike Wong did a great job and my team had a lot of fun. The tossups also varied a lot. They pretty much all got answered, but some of them had leadins that were too easy, and some of them had middle clues that were too di...
by MLaudermith
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 2457

Re: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted

Well, this year's Turnabout turned out to be the most competitve I've hosted yet, and certainly the most surprising. Some results: 1st - Wauconda A (Turnabout is the first tournament this team has ever attended) 2nd - Marian Central A 3rd - Glenbard North 4th - Wheaton North I heard many compliments...
by MLaudermith
Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

cornfused wrote:MLaudermith wrote:
Main South

I'd like to buy a vowel!
Fixed. Although I thought the show you were on was Jeopardy! :smile:
by MLaudermith
Sat Dec 11, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

Here are the teams that have officially registered for NAQT State so far, though I know there are several more that are interested: Fenton Loyola A Wheaton-Warrenville South A IMSA Riverside-Brookfield Stevenson A Maine South Auburn A Lisle New Trier I also have a few B teams on the waiting list. Ri...
by MLaudermith
Sat Dec 11, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 2457

Re: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted

I thought it was time to give this thread a little bump. Here's the field for the Fenton Turnabout so far: 1. Providence Catholic 2. Lake Park A 3. Lake Park B 4. Fenton A 5. Fenton B 6. Glenbard East A 7. Glenbard East B 8. Marian Central A 9. Marian Central B 10. Sycamore A 11. Sycamore B 12. Glen...
by MLaudermith
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

Papa's in the House wrote:ACF Regionals will probably prevent most of the UIUC contingent from moderating this.
I know. That's the story for most of last year's moderators.
by MLaudermith
Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 2457

Re: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted

I'll staff, and am happy to either read or do stats. Since Jonah volunteered first, the stats job is his, unless he wants to relinquish it to someone else. Much thanks to everyone willing to come. I'm not certified, but if you need me I'd be glad to help out again (for free!) I definitely want you ...
by MLaudermith
Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 2457

Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted

On January 8, Fenton will again host the Chicago-area Turnabout Tournament. This year, the IHSSBCA is giving each host a $25 stipend per certified moderator used. I am more than happy to pass that largesse on to any certified moderators who want to help me out (plus a free lunch). To get certified, ...
by MLaudermith
Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS
Replies: 27
Views: 6957

Illinois NAQT State Championship - 2/26/11 @ Fenton HS

Again this year, Fenton HS is proud to host the Illinois NAQT State Championship on Saturday, February 26. Please see the attached invitation and registration form for all the details. Only the first 16 teams to register by check by Feb 9 will be guaranteed a spot in the tournament. The cost is $60 ...
by MLaudermith
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Northwestern University "Wake Up Call" (10/16/2010)
Replies: 100
Views: 114186

Re: Northwestern University "Wake Up Call" (10/16/2010)

Fenton is now bringing 2 teams. :smile:
by MLaudermith
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9156

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

jonah wrote:The Maine South site was canceled, so Fenton might unretract yet.
You read my mind. Fenton will bring at least one team, and possibly two.
by MLaudermith
Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9156

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Well, I just looked at the full list of mirror sites and realized that Maine South is hosting as well. Given that MS is only a 10-minute drive from Fenton, it probably makes more sense to bring my team there. Sorry, Greg.

Still really glad you're hosting a tournament, though.
by MLaudermith
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 97664

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

I will have my laptop on Sunday, and I'll bring a buzzer as well.
by MLaudermith
Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9156

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

It's great to see you are hosting a mirror of SCOP, Greg.

You can put Fenton down for one team. I would be happy to staff.
by MLaudermith
Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Midwest Academic Questions
Replies: 67
Views: 21134

Re: Midwest Academic Questions

This is not quizbowl-specific, and I don't know exactly how IESA works, but I think that it may not be that the schools are content with it but they simply may not be aware that there is more. I know as a middle schooler who was really interested in math, I "seem[ed] content" with 3 math competitio...
by MLaudermith
Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Midwest Academic Questions
Replies: 67
Views: 21134

Re: Midwest Academic Questions

Is this tournament solely for Leyden's feeder schools? Or can any school apply for entry? Only for Leyden and Fenton's feeder schools Mr. Price. Sorry. Please stop hosting super-secret middle school tournaments exclusively for your feeder schools and oftentimes out-of-season (for IESA scholastic bo...
by MLaudermith
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Once again, I want to thank all of the teams that came to the NAQT State Championship. As I said in the coaches meeting yesterday, it is a great honor for Fenton to host an event featuring the most intellectually talented students in the state. If anyone (players, coaches, or staff) has suggestions ...
by MLaudermith
Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

I'll have more to say tomorrow (I'm dead tired right now), but Brad is correct. The top four teams were: 1. Auburn 2. Carbondale 3. Oak Park-River Forest A 4. Stevenson I want to thank all coaches and players for coming to Fenton for what turned out to be an outstanding day of quiz bowl. I also want...
by MLaudermith
Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (2/12): 1. Fenton 2. Wheaton-Warrenville South 3. St. Ignatius 4. Wheaton North A 5. Leyden 6. Riverside-Brookfield 7. Loyola 8. Stevenson 9. Auburn 10. Oak Park-River Forest 11. Wheaton North B 12. St. Viator 13. New Trier 14. Naperville Central 15. Champaign Centennial 16. Carbondale ...
by MLaudermith
Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (2/4): 1. Fenton 2. Wheaton-Warrenville South 3. St. Ignatius 4. Wheaton North 5. Leyden 6. Riverside-Brookfield 7. Loyola 8. Stevenson 9. Auburn 10. Oak Park-River Forest 11. Quincy 12. St. Viator 13. New Trier 14. Naperville Central 15. Champaign Centennial 16. Carbondale 17. Chicago ...
by MLaudermith
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Craig & Mike,

If you guys are OK with working in the same room, trading off moderating and scorekeeping, then I would be happy to have both of you.
by MLaudermith
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Chicago Christian joined us in the Metro Suburban Conference this year. Their coach, Stu Culver, is new to Scholastic Bowl but is very receptive to good quizbowl. He wants his team to get better and he recognizes the fact that bringing his team to good tournaments is important. They did OK at Turnab...
by MLaudermith
Wed Feb 03, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (2/3): 1. Fenton 2. Wheaton-Warrenville South 3. St. Ignatius 4. Wheaton North 5. Leyden 6. Riverside-Brookfield 7. Loyola 8. Stevenson 9. Auburn 10. Oak Park-River Forest 11. Quincy 12. St. Viator 13. New Trier 14. Naperville Central 15. Champaign Centennial 16. Carbondale 17. Chicago ...
by MLaudermith
Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 4538

Re: Turnabout

Overall, I thought our Turnabout went off pretty well. Several coaches told me that the questions were the best their team has heard this season, though a few still grumbled about the format. Complete stats will be forthcoming, though I have to say that I don't care to repeat the experience of runni...
by MLaudermith
Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 4538

Re: Turnabout

cmessner wrote:Edit: Actually, do you need any moderators Mr. Laudermith?
Absolutely. Send me an email (Laudermith@fenton100.org) and I'll give you the details.
by MLaudermith
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 4538

Re: Turnabout

Teams playing at the Fenton Turnabout: 1. Fenton 2. Wheaton North 3. Fenwick A 4. Fenwick B 5. Oswego East 6. Kewanee 7. West Chicago 8. Kaneland 9. Glenbard East A 10. Glenbard East B 11. St. Ignatius 12. Bradley-Bourbonnais A 13. Bradley-Bourbonnais B 14. Marian Central 15. Plano 16. Lake Zurich A...
by MLaudermith
Mon Dec 28, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moderating Opportunities
Replies: 11
Views: 1154

Re: Moderating Opportunities

Dan-Don wrote:If you need readers for TB, I'd be happy to come. Let me know.
Yes, please. Thanks, Dan. I'll send you an email with details.
rockinzeppelin wrote:I'll contact you if me and my friend are indeed able to go.
Sounds good Mike.
by MLaudermith
Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moderating Opportunities
Replies: 11
Views: 1154

Re: Moderating Opportunities

If you're looking for something to do on Saturday, Jan 9, I'd love to have you at the Turnabout Tournament at Fenton. Also, depending on the final size of the field, I may need additional moderators for NAQT State on Feb 27, so please keep that date in mind.
by MLaudermith
Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

To be honest, this (potential) conflict has not been something I've spend any time worrying about. I did email Coach Martin yesterday and specifically asked her if she would be uncomfortable with Dan-Don moderating a match for her team. I am still waiting for her reply. If she has no preference, the...
by MLaudermith
Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (12/18):
1. Fenton
2. Wheaton-Warrenville South
3. St. Ignatius
4. Wheaton North
5. Leyden
6. Riverside-Brookfield
7. Loyola
8. Stevenson
9. Auburn
10. Oak Park-River Forest
11. Quincy
12. Saint Viator
13. New Trier
14. Naperville Central

Wishing everybody a great winter break!
by MLaudermith
Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (12/11):
1. Fenton
2. Wheaton-Warrenville South
3. St. Ignatius
4. Wheaton North
5. Leyden
6. Riverside-Brookfield
7. Loyola
8. Stevenson
9. Auburn
10. Oak Park-River Forest
by MLaudermith
Tue Dec 01, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (12/4):
1. Fenton
2. Wheaton-Warrenville South
3. St. Ignatius
4. Wheaton North
5. Leyden
6. Riverside-Brookfield
7. Loyola
8. Stevenson
9. Auburn
by MLaudermith
Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Field update (11/30):
1. Fenton
2. Wheaton-Warrenville South
3. St. Ignatius
4. Wheaton North
5. Leyden
by MLaudermith
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 67651

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Sorry to interrupt the thread, but I wanted to let everyone know that I posted info on the Illinois NAQT State Championship tourney over in the tournaments section.
by MLaudermith
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7626

Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

Fenton High School in Bensenville, IL is happy to announce that we will again be hosting the NAQT State Championship tournament this year, on Saturday, February 27. The following link will take you to the official invitation/registration form: http://www.fenton100.org/ourschool/clubs_activities/pdf/...
by MLaudermith
Sun Nov 08, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Scobol Solo 11/7/09
Replies: 83
Views: 103001

Re: New Trier Scobol Solo 11/7/09

My players and I had a great time as well. Coach Reinstein, you put on another outstanding tournament. Congratulations to Lloyd and everyone else who made the finals!
by MLaudermith
Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER at Northern Illinois University (10/24/09)
Replies: 34
Views: 8045

Re: THUNDER at Northern Illinois University (10/24/09)

I had a great time staffing THUNDER. It was a privilege to read for three outstanding matches between Mike Sorice and the Chicago team. Thanks, Kristen & Brad, for having me. I hope you host another tournament soon!
by MLaudermith
Sat Oct 03, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER at Northern Illinois University (10/24/09)
Replies: 34
Views: 8045

Re: THUNDER at Northern Illinois University (10/24/09)

I'd love to staff this tournament if you need my help.
by MLaudermith
Sat Sep 26, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator
Replies: 54
Views: 8065

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator

My team had a great time at the Septembrist as well. Huge thanks to Dan and all the moderators and staff. Congrats to Barrington! I'll also say that having this tournament early in the season was particularly beneficial to my team because the rookies quickly realized the value of attending practices...
by MLaudermith
Tue Sep 08, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESURRECTION of the Junior Wildcat (was greatly exaggerated)
Replies: 19
Views: 1789

Re: RESURRECTION of the Junior Wildcat

Yes, Feb 13 is the rescheduled high school Wildcat (from Oct 31).....if they need to run it on two consecutive weekends, hopefully we will again be able to help out. I don't know if Mike Laudermith would be able to flip the date of NAQT State or not. If you mean switch NAQT State to the 20th, David...
by MLaudermith
Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New AdCo members
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: New AdCo members

Kaneland went to Decemberist and Huskie Bowl last year. Referring to my post in the "Why is Illinois bad?" thread, I've thought that Kaneland might be one of the teams that attends "local" tournaments rather than "IHSA-style" tournaments, and so while I don't think he'll be axing computational math...
by MLaudermith
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New AdCo members
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: New AdCo members

My initial thoughts: I am happy to see Yousef as my rep for Region 2. I think he genuinely wants what is best for his players and that makes him amenable to our ideas about good quizbowl. I suppose, though, that the real indicator will be how many good tournaments Lisle actually attends this year. A...
by MLaudermith
Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator
Replies: 54
Views: 8065

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator

Dan, it's great to see St. Viator hosting its first tournament! Fenton will definitely bring a team to the Septembrist and I would be happy to staff if you need me.
by MLaudermith
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possible September Tournament
Replies: 66
Views: 7994

Re: Possible September Tournament

It's great to hear St. Viator put in a bid. Fenton would definitely be interested in going, though I agree you'll probably have some trouble finding teams. If/when your bid is accepted, you should probably start sending emails to coaches in the last week of August. I'd be happy to reach out to the o...
by MLaudermith
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun N' Fun Mirror at University of Minnesota (7/11/09)
Replies: 62
Views: 10430

Re: Sun N' Fun Mirror at University of Minnesota (7/11/09)

I am free that weekend and I would be happy to drive up to Minnesota if you are still looking for staffers. Just shoot me an email (Laudermith@fenton100.org) with the details if I can be of service.
by MLaudermith
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open (Weekend of July 25th, 2009)
Replies: 153
Views: 38478

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open (Weekend of July 25th, 2009)

Echoing the earlier words of Mr. Laird, I am also available to moderate if the folks at Chicago would like me. Please shoot me an email (Laudermith@fenton100.org) if I can be of service.
by MLaudermith
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '08-'09
Replies: 1271
Views: 156433

Re: Illinois '08-'09

By popular demand (or more likely because I was bored), here are some more questions from the "Golden Age" of Illinois Scholastic Bowl. Again, I have no idea who wrote them, but they are dated 1992 and say Tri-County Scholastic Bowl at the top, whatever that may be. Enjoy! TU - Literature What nurse...