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by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, VCU)
Replies: 15
Views: 6913

Re: Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, UVA)

I have just been informed that we are no longer allowed to use Cabell before 4 PM on Sundays despite that not being an issue last semester. I've asked if them if there's a different building we can use on Sunday, but we may end up having to either move to Saturday (and unfortunately screw over the h...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia NAQT States at UVA (Charlottesville; 3/22/14)
Replies: 8
Views: 3844

Re: Virginia NAQT States at UVA (Charlottesville; 3/22/14)

Should NASAT tryouts be planned to be held on this day? I unfortunately won't be able to make it to this tournament, but this is probably as good as any tournament to start deciding Team Virginia. If there's sufficient interest, this would probably work. Team Virginia as yet does not have a coach, ...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Mid-Atlantic @ Virginia Tech (2/8/14)
Replies: 18
Views: 5896

Re: NAQT SCT Mid-Atlantic @ Virginia Tech (2/8/14)

Hey, Mike, does "per team" in your fee structure mean "per school" or "per registered team"? If the former, I'll be un-registering one of our buzzers. Sorry for the delay in asking; I didn't think to check because I hadn't realized hosts were allowed to change that. Per team, not school. Okie doke....
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Mid-Atlantic @ Virginia Tech (2/8/14)
Replies: 18
Views: 5896

Re: NAQT SCT Mid-Atlantic @ Virginia Tech (2/8/14)

Hey, Mike, does "per team" in your fee structure mean "per school" or "per registered team"? If the former, I'll be un-registering one of our buzzers. Sorry for the delay in asking; I didn't think to check because I hadn't realized hosts were allowed to change that.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 PACE NSC: May 24-25 in Washington, DC
Replies: 70
Views: 47832

Re: 2014 PACE NSC: May 24-25 in Washington, DC

Could someone please clarify where 2014 PACE Competition is being held. The hotel website ( the page where you book the rooms) says the that event is 25 miles from the hotel. Save your time and do not call the hotel because apparently they do not the ability to answer if an event is being held in t...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia NAQT States at UVA (Charlottesville; 3/22/14)
Replies: 8
Views: 3844

Virginia NAQT States at UVA (Charlottesville; 3/22/14)

The Academic Competition Club at UVA will be hosting the Virginia NAQT State Championship on March 22, 2014 using NAQT IS-136, the designated state tournament set. We will not be using computational math tossups at this tournament, and the field is tentatively capped at 21 teams (this will be update...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bank Accounts
Replies: 20
Views: 5660

Re: Bank Accounts

It depends on the school. This is the recommended practice for student organizations at VCU. My only advice is to be very wary of being charged fees for a business account. Yeah, I have to buy something with our card once a month or we get charged a $15 fee (we have a Bank of America business accou...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 30419

Re: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread

I've just received word from NAQT that our March 22 tournament will indeed be NAQT States. Formal announcement to follow later this week.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 40
Views: 39332

Re: New College Contact List

I had some trouble finding this when I went to start gathering email addresses to invite people to Regionals, so I've stickied it. Please keep your team's info up-to-date and fix anything that may be incorrect so that we can reach out to those who may not check hsqb often.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, VCU)
Replies: 15
Views: 6913

Re: Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, UVA)

Registered (teams/buzzers/staffers):

Delaware (1/2/0)
Johns Hopkins (2/1/0)
J. Sargeant Reynolds (1/1/0)
Maryland (2/2/0)
NCSSM (1/1/0)
North Carolina (2/1/0)
South Carolina (1/2/2)
St. Luke's Penny Savings Bank (1/0/0)
VCU (1/4/0)
Virginia Tech (1/1/1)
William and Mary (1/1/0)

Waiting List
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, VCU)
Replies: 15
Views: 6913

Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals (Sunday 2/23, VCU)

The 2014 Mid-Atlantic ACF Regionals will take place at the University of Virginia Harris Hall at VCU on Sunday, 2/23/14. I am unable to announce a field cap just yet, as I won't be able to have confirmed room reservations until early January. We have reached our cap of 14 teams. Teams should registe...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

Dorman A won this tournament in an advantaged final over Western Albemarle A.

Combined Stats
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

Prelim Stats

The minimum PPG to win a scoring prize at this tournament was 55, which is really impressive. Good work, teams.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

After some drops, we have space for one more team if anyone out there is still interested in joining us.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

Registered teams should expect an email update from me tonight.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

Ukonvasara wrote:
Grams's Go-Go Boots wrote:That link is for editing purposes. (A correct I attempted that may actually be right?!)
I fixed it.
Thanks, Rob! Sorry; was trying to finish up in a hurry so Mr. Duckworth could go home and in my haste I goofed up the link.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Nov 09, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

Maggie Walker A won this tournament in an advantaged final over Richard Montgomery. Stats

Thanks so much to our awesome staff!
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

With the registration of Clover Hill, this tournament is now full. Any subsequent registrations will be placed on a waiting list and notified ASAP in the event of drops.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

For the sake of a workable schedule, I'm going to go ahead and close the field. If anyone is still interested but not registered at this late date, please do go ahead and let me know, and I'll let you know if we have any further drops.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sun Nov 03, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)
Replies: 37
Views: 14110

Re: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)

The Laughing Cavalier wrote:Stats

There was a missing playoff scoresheet; hopefully Daniel will have playoff stats on that page as well soon.
Playoff stats are forthcoming, hopefully. Daniel was going to need to enter a scoresheet later tonight.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)
Replies: 37
Views: 14110

Re: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)

Stats

There was a missing playoff scoresheet; hopefully Daniel will have playoff stats on that page as well soon.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Non-pyramidal question sources?
Replies: 19
Views: 10724

Re: Non-pyramidal question sources?

One of the issues with non-pyramidal vendors is that they don't make their questions freely (ala HSAPQ, PACE, and most housewrites) or easily (ala NAQT) available. If you feel that your kids are at a disadvantage in most of your local competitions because they're slower on the buzzer, you could try ...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

If you didn't play HSAPQ Set 42 at UNC and won't be playing it in Philadelphia, we still have room for you to do so here!
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)
Replies: 37
Views: 14110

Re: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)

Where on the campus is this taking place, where should we park, and at what time should we be there? I expect Daniel will send out an email later in the week with more detailed specifics on when and where to meet, but the tournament is taking place in New Cabell Hall. Here are the parking direction...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON Mirror @ Virginia Tech (Sunday, 11/17/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 4836

Re: DRAGOON Mirror @ Virginia Tech (Sunday, 11/17/13)

What's the field for this looking like, Mike? We may be able to add a fourth team.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON at Yale (11/16/13)
Replies: 20
Views: 6160

Re: DRAGOON at Yale (11/16/13)

Can you update the field in the first post? Hey, Saajid. Per my advice, Haohang's been updating the field in the second post. When a user who doesn't yet have 7+ posts edits the first post in a thread, the entire thread disappears until the post is re-approved. I've gone ahead and removed the origi...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

We have plenty of space left in this tournament that is just over a month away. The nearest other use of HSAPQ 42 that I'm aware of is in Pennsylvania, so please, come join us and enjoy this set! Tar Heel Cup used HSAPQ #42, so any teams that played at UNC in September won't be able to play here. O...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

We have plenty of space left in this tournament that is just over a month away. The nearest other use of HSAPQ 42 that I'm aware of is in Pennsylvania, so please, come join us and enjoy this set!
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)
Replies: 37
Views: 14110

Re: 2013 Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall Mirror - UVA (11/3/13)

Would it be possible to move this tournament back to the next Saturday? I think Saturdays are a bit more convenient for some people...it's also the last two days of Princeton's fall break so if it were moved back we would definitely attend. We're running a high school tournament with VCU at New Ken...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

The powers that be have once again decreed that I only get 10 rooms, so I'll have to lower our cap to 21. Sorry, everyone!
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5133

Re: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)

kirby661 wrote:Field Update:
We now have 7 teams signed up (2 from Liberty, 2 from UVA, 1 from UNC, and 2 from VCU).
Hooray! By the way, what time is this tournament starting?
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

Field updates will be maintained in this post. Registered teams: Buckingham Collegiate Cosby Freeman Hanover Howard (2) Loudoun County Maggie Walker (4) New Kent (3) Rappahannock (2) Richard Montgomery Buzzers: Buckingham (2) Collegiate Freeman Hanover Howard (2) Loudoun County Maggie Walker Richard...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

This tournament has received platinum certification from PACE, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the 2014 NSC.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Re: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

This tournament has been platinum certified by PACE, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the 2014 NSC.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5133

Re: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)

After our first two practices, it seems like we'll have at least one team, with more depending on whether or not people's parents have already planned to come for Family Weekend. I'll send you an email with a formal registration when I have more definite numbers, but we'll have at least 1 team, 1 bu...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)
Replies: 8
Views: 4073

Cavalier Classic XVI (11/23/13, Charlottesville, VA)

The Academic Competition Club at UVA will be hosting our fall tournament, the Cavalier Classic, on November 23, 2013 using NAQT IS-130. We will not be using computational math tossups at this tournament, and the field is capped at 21 teams. Location: This tournament will be held in New Cabell Hall, ...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

VCU/UVA Collab at New Kent HS (11/09/2013; New Kent, VA)

This is the general announcement for the 2013 Virginia Commonwealth University/University of Virginia Collaborative Tournament. This is a high school academic quizbowl tournament, to be hosted at New Kent High School in New Kent County, Virginia, on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9am to about 4:30p...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NSC Hosting Bids
Replies: 1
Views: 1984

Re: 2014 NSC Hosting Bids

The deadline to bid to host the 2014 NSC has been extended to July 31.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Membership Changes (2013-2014)
Replies: 2
Views: 1651

PACE Membership Changes (2013-2014)

PACE would like to welcome our newest members, Max Schindler of the University of Chicago and Jasper Lee of The Ohio State University. We look forward to working with them!

We also bid farewell to Lily Chen and Kyle Haddad-Fonda and wish them the best in their future endeavors.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014 NSC Hosting Bids
Replies: 0
Views: 1266

2014 NSC Hosting Bids

Hello, college quizbowl! I know not everyone here reads the hs section, so I thought I'd post in this forum as well. If your team is interested in submitting a bid to host the 2014 NSC, please read the details here. Thanks!
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NSC Hosting Bids
Replies: 1
Views: 1984

2014 NSC Hosting Bids

PACE is currently seeking bids to host the 2014 NSC on Memorial Day Weekend (5/24-5/25/14). If you wish to submit a bid on behalf of your institution, please include: 1. Number of total game rooms available. 2. Ability to provide all game rooms in one building or a very closely situated group of bui...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NSC: Congratulations, Ladue!
Replies: 78
Views: 52074

Re: 2013 NSC: Congratulations, Ladue!

We adhered to the announced schedule this year. We of course would like all teams to play their placement games and stay for the finals/all-star game/awards, but teams make their own decisions regarding their travel plans according to what's best for them. We are investigating some different schedul...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5133

Re: Collegiate Novice @ VT (9/28/13)

Hi, Michael! I've moved this post to Collegiate Announcements because its original thread is only for high school tournaments. There isn't a date claim thread for specific tournaments as such in college because each question set is used over a particular weekend or set of weekends, while in high sch...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE New Member Nominations
Replies: 0
Views: 1065

PACE New Member Nominations

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is currently accepting nominations for new members. These are due to current president Mike Bentley at [email protected].com by 11:59 PM Friday, June 14. PACE has many objectives, among which are: to promote and encourage the growth of quality hig...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NSC Field Expansion
Replies: 7
Views: 4164

Re: 2013 NSC Field Expansion

The extended registration has now closed. Spots 71 and 72 will be filled by standby teams.
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu May 30, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NSC: Congratulations, Ladue!
Replies: 78
Views: 52074

Re: 2013 NSC: June 8-9 at University of Maryland, College Park

This post contains important information about various aspects of tournament logistics. If any questions or concerns remain unanswered after you have read this message, please feel free to contact our tournament director, Matt Weiner (mattweiner.[email protected].com). SCHEDULE OUTLINE Most importantly, the...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Thu May 30, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NSC Field Expansion
Replies: 7
Views: 4164

2013 NSC Field Expansion

Effective immediately, the 2013 NSC field has expanded to 72 teams. Several waitlisted teams have confirmed their entrance into the field. As of this writing, 3 spots remain and the 2 waitlisted teams we have yet to hear from (Norcross and Harmony Science) have first right of refusal. Registration i...
by Blackboard Monitor Vimes
Wed May 22, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 30419

Re: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread

mithokie wrote:Where do you envision the UVA/VCU collaboration being played, Charlottesville or somewhere closer to Richmond?
This is still under discussion, but more likely it will be closer to Richmond. Cody or I will post an update here once we have a site confirmed.