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by jazzerpoet
Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Tournament Announcement - TOAST and The Buzz in Tulsa
Replies: 3
Views: 2507

Tournament Announcement - TOAST and The Buzz in Tulsa

Greetings, everyone! This is the preliminary tournament announcement for the Tulsa Open Academic Spring Tournament (TOAST) and the Buzz Peterson Anti-Memorial Tournament (The Buzz). The Tulsa Open Academic Spring Tournament will be held on Saturday April 15th, 2006 in Chapman Hall on the campus of t...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Final Lineup for NAQT South SCT

Here is the final lineup of teams for the 2006 NAQT South SCT at the University of Tulsa: Division I Arkansas: 1 team (UG) Harding: 1 team (UG) Kansas State: 1 team (Grad) Oklahoma: 1 team (Grad) Rolla: 1 team (Grad) Division II Arkansas: 1 team Harding: 1 team Kansas State: 1 team Northwestern Okla...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT predictions for 2006?
Replies: 21
Views: 11062

Concerning the Southwest region, here is my take... Texas - Austin They should make some noise at both NAQT ICT and ACF Nationals, should they choose to attend either or both of those tournaments. I think that it is safe to say that Texas was the strongest team at Division II Nationals last year not...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Feb 04, 2006 1:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Registration

Registration for the 2006 NAQT South SCT is now closed (a day early). The deadline was supposed to happen tomorrow, but since I have heard from every active school in the region, I think that I can safely assume that there will be no further registrations. Final details/logistics will be posted by T...
by jazzerpoet
Sun Jan 29, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Spring January 28 at Tulsa
Replies: 3
Views: 2274

Brief Results for OQBA Spring IV

In an exciting final, Edmond Memorial A defeated Edmond Santa Fe A, by a final score of 195-190.

The other semi-finalists were Edmond Homeschool A (lost to Santa Fe) and Holland Hall A (lost to Edmond Memorial).
by jazzerpoet
Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

The roster of teams has yet again been updated. We currently stand at: DI: 5 teams (2 Grad, 2 UG, 1 Unknown) DII: 11-12 teams Unconfirmed: 1 team (1 DI Grad) We still have space for more teams. But please remember that the deadline to register is Saturday February 4th at 11:59pm CST. That is all for...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

NAQT Trash Detox

Due to a lack of interest and a lack of time on the part of the writers of the tournament, our NAQT Trash Detox tournament will be postponed until later in the semester. We plan on hosting an academic tournament towards the end of the semester, at which time, we will again attempt to host our house-...
by jazzerpoet
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

The roster of teams has been updated for the new year.

Cheers!
Angelo Malabanan
by jazzerpoet
Mon Dec 26, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Home school teams
Replies: 32
Views: 16379

In Oklahoma, I believe, there is only one homeschool collective (the aforementioned Edmond Homeschool Co-Op) who competes in Academic Bowl. There may be some other homeschool collectives who compete in athletic events around the state, but I am not sure about that. And in Edmond Homeschool's case, t...
by jazzerpoet
Sun Dec 18, 2005 9:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Running Tally of Registered Teams

The following teams have formally registered for NAQT SCT... NAQT SCT Division I Harding: 1 team (UG) Rolla: 1 team Kansas State: 1 team (Grad) Oklahoma: 1 team (Grad) Arkansas: 1 team (UG) Division II Harding: 1 team Oklahoma State: 3 teams Rolla: 1-2 teams Kansas State: 1 team Oklahoma: 2 teams No...
by jazzerpoet
Sun Dec 18, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Tulsa Trash Tournament

As promised in the previous post... The University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team will be hosting a house-written trash tournament on the Sunday following NAQT South Sectionals (in other words, Sunday February 12th, 2006). Fees and Discounts: Base Fee: $60 Additional Teams: $40 Operational Buzzer Disco...
by jazzerpoet
Sun Dec 18, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

NAQT South Sectionals at the University of Tulsa

Greetings, everyone! The University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the NAQT South Sectionals Tournament on Saturday February 11th, 2006 in Chapman Hall on the TU campus. Fees and Discounts: Base Fee: $120 Additional Teams: $100/each Operational Buzzer Disc...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Nov 22, 2005 6:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: double standard?
Replies: 61
Views: 29191

Greetings, everyone! I would like to start out my post by stating that I thoroughly enjoyed the pairing of ACF Fall and TRASH Regionals. And I would even go as far as to say that ACF and TRASH should attempt this union of events again next year. As an enthusiast of both academic and trash competitio...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Nov 08, 2005 10:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Myth Singles
Replies: 3
Views: 3822

Tulsa Myth Singles

Greetings, everyone! Twelve competitors from six schools competed in the extremely well-written Tulsa Myth Singles. We used the Eric Hilleman shoot-out format in the preliminary rounds, which were played during lunch. We split the field into two rooms of six players. And we used the first two rounds...
by jazzerpoet
Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Final Registration

Here is the final team lineup for the upcoming Golden Hurricane Open: Arkansas: 1 team (UG); 2 buzzer systems Harding: 3 teams (two UG, one Novice); 2 buzzer systems Oklahoma: 3 teams (one UG, two Novice); 1 buzzer system Oklahoma State: 2 teams (two UG); 0 buzzer systems Texas - Austin: 1 team (UG)...
by jazzerpoet
Fri Oct 21, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Tournament Update

With the registration deadline only a week away, here is the updated tournament lineup for the Golden Hurricane Open: Texas - Austin: 1 team (UG); 2 buzzer systems Oklahoma: 3 teams (one UG, two Novice); 1 buzzer system Harding: 3 teams (two UG, one Novice); 2 buzzer systems Arkansas: 2 teams (two U...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Oct 01, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Possible Myth Singles Mirror

If there is enough interest, we would be willing to host a mirror of the Myth Singles, being run at the Illinois Open on November 5th. As of now, we have some interest from the guys at Texas - Austin. Please contact me, if you would like to participate. By the way, the tournament lineup has been upd...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Thus far, the following teams have formally registered... Texas - Austin: 1 team (UG) Oklahoma: 2 teams (one UG, one Novice) Harding: 2 teams (one UG, one Novice) Arkansas: 2 teams Oklahoma State: 2 teams Texas - Dallas: 1 team Washington University in St. Louis: 1 team (UG) Eric Kwartler/Chris Rome...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Bulldogs Over Broadway Mirror at the University of Tulsa

Greetings, everyone! The University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team will be hosting a mirror of Yale's Bulldogs Over Broadway on Saturday November 5th. The tournament will take place in Chapman Hall on the TU campus. Fees and Discounts: Base Fee: $100 Additional Teams: $80/each Operational Buzzer System...
by jazzerpoet
Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: formal announcement: Ok State's L.L. Lewis Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 1842

Since I was the reader for all of Edmond Homeschool A's playoff matches, I can tell you that they are a very well-rounded team. As for their playoff scores, in the semi-finals against Booker T. Washington, the match went back and forth. Booker T. led by 25 at the half, but Homeschool sealed the vict...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Aug 06, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Predictions for next year
Replies: 8
Views: 5561

Southwest Region

In the Southwest Region, things will be intriguing, especially if the best teams do not lose anyone significant. We (Tulsa) lost one of our starters, but we will retain three of the four starters from our NAQT Nationals team. And as far as I know, WUSTL, Harding, and Texas retain all of their main p...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Jul 20, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Scheduling and Sporting Events
Replies: 18
Views: 10746

At TU, at least, there have never been any problems scheduling tournaments on the same day as football or basketball games. The football stadium and the basketball arena are on the opposite side of the campus from where we host our tournaments. Part of the ease of scheduling has to be attributed wit...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC Chicago
Replies: 71
Views: 39883

Chris, would you be willing to expound more on the instances in which Chip unfairly eliminated teams? Just curious. Thanks.
by jazzerpoet
Tue Feb 15, 2005 3:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Spring Challenge III - Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1444

OQBA Spring Challenge III - Results

Greetings, everyone! I am sure that Eric Bell will post more thorough stats when he has the time, but until then, I will post some brief results. Eighteen teams, plus one makeshift house team, attended the third annual Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Spring Challenge, held on the campus of the Universit...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Feb 09, 2005 2:54 am
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: SCT commentary
Replies: 67
Views: 71411

The Northwest Sectional did happen. You can find the stats at:

http://www.ams.ubc.ca/clubs/qbc/

Also, are there stats for the Brandeis Sectional, other than the brief results that were posted on the Yahoo! boards?

Thanks.
by jazzerpoet
Thu Dec 30, 2004 2:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: over-, under-, or mis-represented topics in QB
Replies: 38
Views: 23462

First of all, unfortunately there are very few packet submission tournaments in the Southwest region, save the ACF tournaments (of which there will be no Regionals in this region this year) and an occasional Texas or Texas A&M mirror of a more established Mid-Atlantic (usually a Princeton one) t...
by jazzerpoet
Thu Dec 09, 2004 5:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2004-2005 Predictions?
Replies: 23
Views: 14291

Since I do not know much about the teams outside of the Southwest and lower Midwest, I thought that I would just mention some teams here that have a shot at winning. ACF Nationals: I do believe that Texas A&M Grad will once again challenge for the title. Unless things have changed, their team wi...
by jazzerpoet
Mon Nov 22, 2004 12:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Oklahoma State University NAQT Tournament Results
Replies: 1
Views: 1935

Oklahoma State University NAQT Tournament Results

Greetings, everyone! First of all, I don't know whether Lenzy will post more detailed results or not, but I just thought that I would give some general results. That being said, 14 teams converged on the OSU campus in Stillwater on Saturday the 20th to compete in academic competition, using NAQT IS ...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Sep 29, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2004 at TU
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Special Discount

Greetings, yet again, everyone! For those of you who are unsure about attending ACF Fall, here in lovely Tulsa, OK, I have a special discount for you all. Actually, this is more of a trade than a discount. If you are hesitant about attending because of finances, here is the deal. You pay a mere base...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Sep 29, 2004 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2004 at TU
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Possible Hybrid Tournament

Greetings, again, everyone! For those of you who will be attending, or are at least considering attending, ACF Fall Southwest, the University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team will also be hosting a hybrid tournament on the Sunday after ACF Fall, which happens to be Halloween. This tournament will be open...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Sep 29, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2004 at TU
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

ACF Fall 2004 at TU

Greetings, everyone! The University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting this year's ACF Fall Southwest Tournament. It will be held in Chapman Hall on the quaint TU campus on Saturday October 30th. Fees and Discounts Base Fee: $100 Additional Teams: $80/each Fun...
by jazzerpoet
Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Division II
Replies: 14
Views: 11178

First, in response to Raj, I was not saying that NAQT is not a good gauge of the best teams on the circuit; rather, I am merely stating that the parity between the top tier teams and the bottom tier teams is greater for D1 than for D2. With the exception of the top 6 or so teams in D2, the field as ...
by jazzerpoet
Wed Apr 07, 2004 10:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Division II
Replies: 14
Views: 11178

I think that the current D2 eligibility rules are fine as they are now; although, I would decrease the number of D2 years for Community College players. However, I think there needs to be some changes in the ICT bid process. My suggestion would be to decrease the number of D1 bids to 24 and increase...
by jazzerpoet
Sat Feb 14, 2004 3:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Prognostication Time
Replies: 100
Views: 72461

Having just looked at the ICT bids, and being overcome with a sense of disbelief, I would like to give my two cents on the selection process. It seems to me as though the most important criterion to the secretive S-value is that of bonus conversion. The reason I say this is that there are many teams...