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by Rountree
Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4263

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

Sir FF,

Thanks for the head's up. You have been most helpful in this matter.

Sincerely,
Mr. Rountree
by Rountree
Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4263

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

Mods: Please remove post. Thanks!
by Rountree
Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Tournament - September 20, 2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3566

Re: Ezell-Harding Tournament - September 20, 2008

The Hooch should be there with 2 teams.

-Rountree, Head Coach - CHS Academic Team
by Rountree
Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4263

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

Mods: please remove post. Thanks!
by Rountree
Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4263

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

Mods: please remove this post and my successive ones on this thread - they really make no sense now that Krazydragon has removed his. Thanks, Rountree
by Rountree
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008
Replies: 223
Views: 103274

Re: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008 (Tentative)

Sarah, Quint, et al - When will y'all be sure this is the date y'all want to use. Chattahoochee held our tournament on the same date as y'all last year, and the year before that we went to the GSAC and had our tournament in the spring. This year we are hosting our tournament either on December 6th o...
by Rountree
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: UGA Fall Tournament 9/20
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Re: Announcement: UGA Fall Tournament 9/20

That Saturday is also the date of the Gwinnett County Championship. You will definitely lose a large coterie of schools with that choice. The Gwinnett schools will attend the Gwinnett tournament rather than the UGA one if this date stays.

-ELR, Chattahoochee High School
by Rountree
Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question for the NSC Top 12
Replies: 20
Views: 2889

Re: Question for the NSC Top 12

Thanks Dr. Barnes! Sarah, I guess I'll see you (with the plaque) at Milligan. Thanks again!

-Elliott Rountree
Head Coach, Chattahoochee H.S.
by Rountree
Tue Jun 17, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question for the NSC Top 12
Replies: 20
Views: 2889

Re: Question for the NSC Top 12

I, like Mr. Barry, assumed a team that went 1-4 in Sunday's championship pool would not receive any kind of plaque/award. Sarah, if you will bring it to ACE this summer, that would be awesome. Thanks! (Are you going to MSM like last year?) Thanks again, Elliott Rountree Head Coach, Chattahoochee H.S.
by Rountree
Sun Mar 09, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Re: Georgia 2007-2008

This was a very good tournament. The Championship Game was back and forth for all 20 questions. Brookwood, as I have said repeatedly on this forum, is the Team to beat at State every year; I am very proud of my team for winning the State Championship against such a strong opponent. Walton and Norcro...
by Rountree
Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

I agree that it might seem unfair if your team gets 11 TUs and your opponent gets 9 and you end up losing; however, that is not the case in my experience (at least not 99.9% of the time). If you are playing in a prelim match at State you know that before the round begins the second half is more cruc...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 12570

This game isn't about individuals, so I can't answer question 1. Dorman is the best team in the nation based on what I have seen personally and what I have read about on this forum. Brookwood puts on an amazing tournament every year (as does Dorman by the way). Brookwood routinely has one of the lar...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC registration information
Replies: 77
Views: 13939

No worries. Between the rampant misspellings of Chattahoochee, the addition of "Mountain" to our school's name was kinda funny - I even liked it a little bit. But, I am glad the error has been "fixed" so to speak. Thanks!
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Yes, Central Gwinnett would be in that group as well. I believe we have only played them once this year (at UGA?) and we won a pretty good game. Those 7 teams that I mentioned (plus Central) will most likely comprise the top 8 in some order at State 3 weeks from now. As I said earlier, I am looking ...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC registration information
Replies: 77
Views: 13939

Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta, GA is not named for a mountain. It is named for the river of the same name. In fact, there are no mountains anywhere near north Fulton/Alpharetta. Chattahoochee (sans Mountain) High School (GA) is very interested in going to PACE Nationals this year. We will ...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Chattahoochee will be without 4 of our top varsity players at UGA on March 1st due to the SAT and some orchestra thingy. We will bring an "A" team and a couple of JV teams, mainly freshmen, to get some experience. We are just glad to have a solid tournament the week before State to play in. State is...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 18, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Chattahoochee won the Fulton County Championship last Wednesday, defending last year's title in route to a perfect 9-0 record. The competition was not without drama however. CHS won on a protest against Centennial to clinch the top spot, and defeated Alpharetta by 20 points in the final game. Centen...
by Rountree
Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament at the Arch (Varsity/JV) on March 1st @ UGA
Replies: 10
Views: 2481

I didn't realize this was a split Varsity/JV tournament. Chattahoochee will bring 2 Varsity teams and 1-2 JV teams. We are looking forward to a great pre-State tune-up. Thanks for putting this together guys!
by Rountree
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Hey, let's get some new posts going on this thread. Which teams are going to UGA and GATA in March? Anyone in GA going to DACQ other than us? Just curious... Good luck for those of you going to Cedar Shoals this weekend. We are sending sophomores so it looks like we might not bring the Bulldawg trop...
by Rountree
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Mr. Barry is correct Charles - we are just exchanging some friendly pleasantries. It's just some gamesmanship on our parts. Mr. Barry and I go way back like Cadillacs. I know what the Brookwood State Championship-winning machine is all about, first-hand. Mr. Barry is, in my opinion, the best Quiz Bo...
by Rountree
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Hey look, Mr. Barry, you quoted someone - correctly! I am envious of your superior technological mastery of this forum ;) Listen, you can't come back over the top of me with my own strategy - EVERYONE knows Brookwood and Walton are the teams to beat at State every year. Why? Because they always win!...
by Rountree
Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Eric, That probably explains why Mr. Barry and other GA teams don't make it up to Raleigh Charter's tournament: March 8 is the same weekend as our Varsity State Championship, which is always in March (like your's). As I have said before, the State Championship is the most important tournament of the...
by Rountree
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

To reiterate a couple of points and clarify a few others, here are my thoughts: 1. My sarcasm about NAC questions measuring the quality or a team was clearly missed by most on this thread; I have no love for QU, but admire a tournament that has been around for over 20 years - that longevity says som...
by Rountree
Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU
Replies: 148
Views: 34029

Chris, Chattahoochee will plan on bringing 1-2 teams up as well. Please pencil us in. Thanks.
by Rountree
Mon Dec 10, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

Yes, the Swiss Pairing in the JV Division seemed to go really well, all things considered. That format is very new to most teams in the south, so it was fun to see them get to experience something different from what they are used to. 30 tossups per round also seemed to appeal to a lot of people, so...
by Rountree
Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

ENOUGH! Charles, Ben, Cobain, et. al. This discussion ends here. I have been doing this since y'all were in preschool, so let me explain a few things: Fact 1 - the south has had very good quizbowl teams over the last 15-20 years. No one that knows anything about quizbowl has disputed that here, nor ...
by Rountree
Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Charles, you are absolutely correct...almost. However, winning both tournaments has been very difficult to accomplish; I realize that it happened just this past year. That has not, however, been the m.o. of all the National Champions over the past 10 years at NAQT and PACE. With that being said, I t...
by Rountree
Thu Dec 06, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

Another possibility for putting this "who is the best team in the country" discussion to rest would be for more teams from the mid-Atlantic and northeast to come down to play in some of the biggest, best tournaments in the south like those at Vanderbilt, Brookwood, Dorman, etc. And, conversely, for ...
by Rountree
Thu Dec 06, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2007-2008
Replies: 268
Views: 59278

I don't see the variable in this discussion about the who has the best team in the country being the teams themselves. I see the variable being the kinds of questions those teams are most often using and/or the formats in which they are most often playing. For example, the now defunct ASCN at Lake F...
by Rountree
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

Final Field UPDATE

Here is the final field for this Saturday's 3rd Annual CATT at CHS. Varsity - 36 Alpharetta Bleckley County Blessed Trinity Brookstone Brookwood - 2 Centennial Central Gwinnett Cherokee Collins Hill Crescent - 3 Creekview Druid Hills Eastside, SC Etowah Galloway School Grayson - 2 Hebron Christian J...
by Rountree
Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

Field Update - Chattahoochee HS on December 8th

We are less than 2 weeks away from the 3rd annual Cougar Academic Team Tournament at Chattahoochee in Alpharetta on December 8th . We are very close to our capacity. We have 4 spots open in the Varsity Division and 2 spots open in the Junior Varsity Division . Those will be filled on a first-come, f...
by Rountree
Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

With a little less than 3 weeks until the tournament, here is a current field update - 46 teams (as of 11/19/07) Varsity - 27 teams Alpharetta Bleckley County Blessed Trinity Brookstone Brookwood (2) Centennial Central Gwinnett Cherokee Collins Hill Crescent (2) Dorman Druid Hills Etowah Grayson (2...
by Rountree
Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's School Academic Competition (GSAC) XV: December 8
Replies: 37
Views: 25489

We wish we could come back. We had a lot of fun last year. The tournament was well-run and had very good questions.

Unfortunately, we had to move our own tournament at Chattahoochee to this same weekend, December 8th. Good luck this year! Maybe we can make it back up next time.
by Rountree
Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

UPDATE - Chattahoochee Tournament (12/8/07) - Alpharetta, GA

With a little less than a month to go before the 3rd Annual CATT , here is our current field (as of 11/12/07): Varsity - 20 teams Alpharetta Bleckley County Brookwood (2) Centennial Central Gwinnett Collins Hill Crescent (2) Dorman Etowah Grayson (2) Hebron Christian Meadowcreek Ola Providence Chris...
by Rountree
Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 3716

Chattahoochee HS Tournament (12/8/07) in Alpharetta, GA

Chattahoochee High School is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Cougar Academic Team Tournament (the CATT ). As in previous years, the tournament will feature split JV and Varsity divisions . The tournament will be held on Saturday 12/8/07 at Chattahoochee's campus in Alpharetta, GA (in the NE subu...
by Rountree
Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

RESULTS from the CHS CATT - 2/24/07

This weekend we had over 45 teams compete in the 2nd annual CATT at Chattahoochee HS. Thanks to everyone for coming. We hope to see you next year. Final Standings in the Varsity Division: 1. Dorman A 2. Dorman B 3. Brookwood A 4. James Island Final Standings in the JV Division: 1. Brookwood A 2. Nor...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia Quiz Bowl 2006-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 32361

CATT Questions

I would ask that you please refer to my post in the thread regarding the situation with the questions at the CHS CATT on 2/24. It is in the Tournament Announcement forum. Our tournament's questions were outsourced to current college students; our team did NOT write any of the questions for the tourn...
by Rountree
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

CATT Questions

It has come to my attention that some of the questions at last weekend's CATT were possibly plagiarized, either in pieces or completely. First, let me make one thing clear: the Chattahoochee Academic Team did NOT write any of the questions for the the tournament. Our team only wrote the worksheets, ...
by Rountree
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

FIELD UPDATE - CHS CATT 2/24/07

With less than a week to go before the tournament, here is how the fields look for the Varsity and JV Divisions. Varsity - 27 Alpharetta - 1 Baconton Charter - 1 Brookwood - 2 Central Gwinnett - 1 Cherokee - 1 Collins Hill - 1 Crescent - 1 Dorman - 2 Duluth - 1 Dunwoody - 1 Eastside - 1 Etowah - 2 G...
by Rountree
Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

UPDATE: CHS CATT--2/24/07

With just over 3 weeks to go before the CATT on February 24th we have an updated field for both the Varsity and Junior Varsity divisions. Varsity - 17 Brookwood - 2 Central Gwinnett - 1 Collins Hill - 1 Dorman - 2 Dunwoody - 1 Etowah - 2 Grayson - 1 Heritage - 1 James Island - 1 Northgate - 1 Roswel...
by Rountree
Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

FIELD UPDATE: CHS CATT--2/24/07

With one month to go before the CHS CATT on February 24th, we have an update for both the Varsity and JV divisions: Varsity --13 Brookwood - 2 Central Gwinnett - 1 Dorman - 2 Etowah - 2 Grayson - 1 Heritage - 1 Northgate - 1 Roswell - 1 Sequoyah - 1 South Gwinnett - 1 The following teams have expres...
by Rountree
Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

FIELD UPDATE--CHS CATT (2/24/07)

With a little more than a month to go before our tournament on February 24th, we have the following teams already registered. We are capping each division at 36 teams, so please act soon if you would like to reserve a spot in either division. Varsity - 10 Dorman (2) Brookwood (2) Etowah (2) Grayson(...
by Rountree
Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS/SURVEY:GSAC XIV (12/9/06) at MLWGSGIS (Richmond, VA)
Replies: 26
Views: 13440

Great tournament

This was an excellent tournament that had some very good teams in attendance. It was awesome to play many teams that we, Chattahoochee, aren't used to playing. We will definitely come back again.
by Rountree
Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Robinson Invitational II (2/10/07) (Concord, NC)
Replies: 12
Views: 5486

Field Update?

Chattahoochee is still very interested in attending the Robinson Invitational. Is there a field update coming soon?
by Rountree
Fri Dec 01, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Teams In The Country '06-07?
Replies: 105
Views: 44404

Best Team...at least in the SE

Dorman (SC) is easily the best team in the entire Southeast, and that includes MO and KY . They have lost only 1 game this year (to MLK A) and have since beaten that team handily. They are the real deal. Mr. Huff has done an excellent job putting together another buzzsaw team. Of course it really he...
by Rountree
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

CHS CATT Registration Form

To receive a registration form for the tournament, you can either email me at [email protected] or at [email protected], or you can go online to http://www.gataquizbowl.org to download one.
by Rountree
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

CHS CATT Registration Info

Your school is cordially invited to the 2nd annual CHS CATT to be held on the campus of Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta, GA on Saturday, February 24th, 2007 . The CATT will consist of two tournaments held simultaneously, a Junior Varsity Division and a Varsity Division . Grades 9 – 12 may ...
by Rountree
Mon Oct 16, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

Thanks!

I appreciate your help.
by Rountree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

Website Correction for GATA

The GATA website for those interested is www.gataquizbowl.org not com. I apologize for the error.
by Rountree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA
Replies: 22
Views: 8525

RESULTS: CHS Acad. Team Tourney (2/24/07) in Alpharetta, GA

Chattahoochee High School is pleased to annouce the 2nd annual CHS Cougar Academic Team Tournament will be held on February 24th, 2007 at CHS in Alpharetta, GA (suburban Atlanta). Teams from all over are welcome to attend. The tournament format will be comprised of 4-quarter rounds with a minimum of...