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by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Reverse Powering: An exercise in Game Theory?
Replies: 15
Views: 3796

Re: Reverse Powering: An exercise in Game Theory?

Five extra points isn't enough to warrant buzzing after you know the answer.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SASS (Science Side Event) - 6/8/13 @ PACE
Replies: 20
Views: 12629

Re: SASS (Science Side Event) - 6/8/13 @ PACE

There were some issues with hoses and early stocks, but that improves with practice. These particularly striked me: Round 4, question 15 Viete’s formula can be used to compute... There's Viete's formula and Vieta's formula (the former of which I wasn't aware of until that evening) Round 5, question ...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 10105

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

An easy science side event (ranging from IS level to Fall+ level) was played at NSC and it wasn't all that terrible. Maybe that would be of interest to you.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lisgar (Ottawa, ON) LIST III Mirror - May 4th, 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2381

Lisgar (Ottawa, ON) LIST III Mirror - May 4th, 2013

Lisgar Collegiate Institute (29 Lisgar St. K2P 0B9) in Ottawa, Canada will be mirroring Ladue's Spring tournament on May 4, 2013. The school will be open at 8am, the tournament should begin at 9am. Fees: As this is during IB exams, AP exams, and is very close to Reach for the Top Provincials, shorth...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2012-13
Replies: 12
Views: 4172

Re: Ontario 2012-13

Lisgar has officially registered for PACE as one of the team members has family in the DC area where the team can stay, plus it's within driving distance. Colonel By, who qualified as the 2nd spot at Lisgar's GSAC mirror are unable because of their exams. I expect some consideration for HSNCT if a n...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2013 Specific Question Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5136

Re: MUT 2013 Specific Question Discussion Thread

I found an awkward clue pack 3 question 19. "The fourth and final movement of the fourth composition...". Firstly, the clue refers to he 41th (or the last) of these pieces (his fourth symphony only had three movements). Secondly, I felt like like "fourth and final" referred to the answer line, and t...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2012-13
Replies: 12
Views: 4172

Re: Ontario 2012-13

Lisgar managed to squeeze out a 10 team field for a mirror of GSAC XX which ran successfully. We are looking for a mirror of LIST III for May 4th if there's enough interest.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)
Replies: 6
Views: 2339

Re: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)

Here are the stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1380/ . I did the statistics while playing, so if there are any mistakes, feel free to contact Isuri or myself. Congratulations to Harry and Cooper from Toronto on winning the event after two close playoff games after Toronto, Waterloo, an...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)
Replies: 6
Views: 2339

Re: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)

The tournament will be located room 100 of the St. Patrick Building at the university.
It should begin no later than 9 AM, so please be there by around 8:30-8:45.
See you there!
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)
Replies: 23
Views: 5226

Re: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)

Is there an updated field? Now the teacher action is pretty much over, perhaps more teams would be coming. Lisgar can bring up to 3 buzzers, but unfortunately this year we aren't able to commit any staff to the event (Unless I take the overnight megabus to kingston). You have mentioned that you've r...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)
Replies: 23
Views: 5226

Re: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)

bsmith wrote: Promises on Facebook or elsewhere don't mean anything in this regard.
The problem is, Facebook is a very effective means of communication, and that's where I was able to talk to London South and Westdale about the tournament.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)
Replies: 6
Views: 2339

Re: MUT Mirror at Carleton (Canada) (16/03/2013)

McGill and Lisgar are looking at 1-2 teams each right now. We'll let you know as the time comes.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid 2013-March 17, 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 8785

Re: Ottawa Hybrid 2013-March 17, 2012

McGill will send two teams for the March 7th deadline. Lisgar will send 1 team for the March 1st deadline.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid 2013-March 17, 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 8785

Re: Ottawa Hybrid 2013-March 17, 2012

New Guy et al. (Charles Li, Joe Su, Sheheryar Ahmed, Will Sanna) will write a pack.
How guerilla will the final tournament be on a scale of VETO to ACF?
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)
Replies: 23
Views: 5226

Re: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)

Martingrove and Centennial will not be attending. Westdale, Westmount and Woburn are seriously considering. I have talked to other schools including Assumption, Thornhill, and SWC with no response.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 1 SCT at MIT (February 16, 2013)
Replies: 30
Views: 21426

Re: Region 1 SCT at MIT (February 9, 2013)

Is there an update of what's happening? If it is this weekend, McGill won't be able to make it; the five hour drive would probably last twice as much.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XX is looking for Mirrors!
Replies: 15
Views: 9475

Re: GSAC XX is looking for Mirrors!

Lisgar (Ottawa, ON) mirrored this set yesterday (Feb. 2nd) and people really liked it, it was pretty good for the established metagame. Definitely not a novice set, which some teams learned the hard way, but the established teams really enjoyed the set. Great for a growing quizbowl community. Stats ...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror-January 19, 2013-Ottawa, Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Delta Burke Mirror-January 19, 2013-Ottawa, Canada

McGill is sending a team. Lisgar is sending at least one team.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MINNESOTA OPEN V Mirror-Ottawa, Canada, January 20, 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2926

Re: MINNESOTA OPEN V Mirror-Ottawa, Canada, January 20, 2013

McGill will be sending a team.
Lisgar has a few players who also want to come, but they'll need teams.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Toronto Fall Invitational
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Toronto Fall Invitational

What's the field looking like so far?
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VIII (11/17/2012)
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VIII (11/17/2012)

This tournament was well received by the students from Lisgar and we'd like to thank you for hosting this for the 8th time. I have some issues with the actual set as I felt it didn't really match with the usually quality of NAQT sets. I've never had a problem with the distribution or content of a se...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK Mirror Ottawa (Canada) Nov. 10/2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

Re: QUARK Mirror Ottawa (Canada) Nov. 10/2012

1 team from Lisgar and 1 team from Mcgill
Mcgill and Lisgar can both bring buzzers.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)
Replies: 23
Views: 5226

Re: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)

In essence, can a parent can drive their child and a safe carload of other players to the event as long as all of the kids' parents agree to it? This is what's probably going to happen for teams in the Ottawa region if labour disruption would continue. I assume there won't be any required paperwork ...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)
Replies: 23
Views: 5226

Re: 2013 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/23/2013)

What's the reason behind the fact each team must have a responsible adult (18+?)travelling to the event with them? I assume this is by school, not by team, so two teams from one school can have one parent supervisor, right? What if a team cannot find an adult to travel with them to the event?
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2012-13
Replies: 12
Views: 4172

Re: Ontario 2012-13

Congratulations Colonel By B for winning Lisgar's SCOP Novice mirror. stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1105/ After a 8 team round robin, there were three teams tied in first place at 6-1. The teams were sorted by bonus conversion, and 2nd place Colonel By B defeated 3rd place Lisgar A...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2012-13
Replies: 12
Views: 4172

Re: Ontario 2012-13

Lisgar's tournament will be at the University of Ottawa on October 13. The field will be capped at eleven teams due to space limitation.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 5218

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

Congratulations to Guelph for winning. It's nice to see so many novice collegiate players coming out and playing quizbowl, for some, their first time.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice set available for high school mirrors
Replies: 5
Views: 1605

Re: Collegiate Novice set available for high school mirrors

High school juniors and seniors at the Lisgar mirror last year found the tournament to be of average difficulty, but the biggest caveat is that some of the answer lines might be slightly obscure to the younger players. But it's just like regular invitational series sets, except it's slightly more ch...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lisgar's GSAC Mirror
Replies: 1
Views: 1602

Lisgar's GSAC Mirror

Lisgar Collegiate Institute from Ottawa, Canada, will be mirroring Maggie Walker's GSAC on April 14, 2012. Time: Saturday, April 14, 2012. 9am-4:30pm. Location: Lisgar Collegiate Institute, Ottawa, Canada. 29 Lisgar St. Contact: Me - joesu235ATgmail.com, My coach - ruth_crabtreeAThotmail.com Fee str...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lisgar Collegiate Institute's EAC Novice Mirror
Replies: 1
Views: 1245

Re: Lisgar Collegiate Institute's EAC Novice Mirror

The current field stands at:
5 Colonel By
2 Earl of March
2 Woburn
3 Lisgar
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kingston-area quizbowl tournament (2/11/2012)
Replies: 7
Views: 2257

Re: Kingston-area quizbowl tournament (2/11/2012)

Lisgar is definitely considering sending a team of grade 9s if we can.
Our senior players are also willing to staff.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Ontario Provincial Tournament (3/24/2012)
Replies: 5
Views: 1805

Re: 2012 NAQT Ontario Provincial Tournament (3/24/2012)

Lisgar should be coming to this with at least two teams.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kingston-area quizbowl tournament (2/11/2012)
Replies: 7
Views: 2257

Re: Kingston-area quizbowl tournament (2/11/2012)

Lisgar should be able to send a teams, buzzers, and staff to this tournament
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7990

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

Lisgar will be hosting the Early Autumn Collegiate Novice for High School students Dec. 17.

HSQB post
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =1&t=12398

FB event
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=228337033899391
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lisgar Collegiate Institute's EAC Novice Mirror
Replies: 1
Views: 1245

Lisgar Collegiate Institute's EAC Novice Mirror

Lisgar will mirroring the Early Autumn Collegiate Novice for High School Students on Dec. 17. It will be 29 Lisgar St. in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, should go from 9AM to 4PM It will be designated to be a high school tournament with high school teams. Collegiate teams cannot play in the high school di...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)
Replies: 11
Views: 3382

Re: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)

Lisgar will likely send 3-5 teams. But feel free to limit team#s if you want.
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lisgar Collegiate Institute's Fall Novice Mirror
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Lisgar Collegiate Institute's Fall Novice Mirror

Lisgar Collegiate Institute will be hosting a mirror of the 2011 Fall Novice on October 22, 2011. It will be held at the school at 29 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, Ontario. It will begin hopefully around 9 and end no later than 5. The set used will be the Fall Novice 2011 set, which has no powers, 20 tossu...
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7990

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

Lisgar's Fall novice tournament will on the 22th of October, not officially confirmed date, but I got the bid approved.

Contact me (joesu235ATgmailDOTcom) or the teacher/advisor/coach Ruth Crabtree at ruth_crabtreeAThotmailDOTcom
by Lighthouse Expert Elinor DeWire
Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7990

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

I nominate Geoffry Song (goffrieATgmailDOTcom) for webmaster.
He came 5th at the CCC stage two this year and probably would do a good job.