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by eseifte1
Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 26321

Re: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread

Clearly this is a very early posting for priority and appears on the 2015-16 thread instead of the 2016-17 thread. We will re-post this in the proper thread when available in May or June. Incredibly, Centennial High School has received inquiries about the timing for our fall tournament (using an NAQ...
by eseifte1
Fri Jan 15, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BMAD @ Wilmington Charter, Delaware 2/20/16 (SCT-d2)
Replies: 15
Views: 6390

Re: BMAD @ Wilmington Charter, Delaware 2/20/16 (SCT-d2)

Centennial High School in Maryland has added their B Team in addition to their previously registered A Team.
by eseifte1
Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

We completed our tournament with 90 teams, 66 in Varsity and Novice. Congratulations to our winners as follows: VARSITY: 1. Quince Orchard 2. TJ A 3. Manheim Township A 4. RM B 5. RM A 6. TJ B 7. Blair A 8. Glenelg 9. St. Anselm's A 10.Manheim Township B 11.Langley 12.Howard A 13.ER 14.Robinson A Wi...
by eseifte1
Wed Oct 28, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

At the moment, our Varsity bracket is capped at 30. But we can still accept 3 or 4 teams in Novice. Middle School is also capped at 24. Remember, seniors and juniors can play in Novice. The Novice designation implies that you have a team with not more than 21 PPB on most NAQT sets (if you know that)...
by eseifte1
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

Assuming we hold to the current numbers with 30 Varsity and 36 Novice, (along with 24 Middle/Elementary), we would expect that NAQT will qualify 10 teams for Nationals in Dallas (15% of Varsity + Novice), but these 10 will come from the Varsity draw. In a rule change this year, PACE will also consid...
by eseifte1
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

We have reached 80 teams. We will stop registration at midnight on Friday. We welcome teams onto a waiting list. Historically several teams have been notified off the waiting list due to last minute cancellations. We have 43 buzzers registered so far, which seems sufficient at this moment.
by eseifte1
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

We have exceeded 60 teams registered and our snail mail invitations should be arriving at 60 schools not on our email list. Reserving a spot may be a good idea soon. Clearly quizbowl interest is alive and thriving in the Baltimore DC metro region. Our thanks to interest also from PA and VA and beyond.
by eseifte1
Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

With one month to go, we have more than 40 teams registered. Last year, we capped at 80 teams and I do not believe we should attempt more this year. Please reserve your place with estimates and then confirm when we get closer to the date. We had last minute teams that could not get in last year. We ...
by eseifte1
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

Here is the current field based on registrations. We will try to update weekly. VARSITY: Archbishop Spalding: 2 Eleanor Roosevelt Glenelg Howard Langley Long Reach Manheim Township: 3 Maret: 2 Montgomery Blair: 2 Mt. Hebron: 2 Mt. Vernon Parkdale Perry Hall Quince Orchard Richard Montgomery: 2 Robin...
by eseifte1
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Re: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

We have received Gold Certification from PACE presumably because we are using an NAQT IS set. TRANSLATION: 20% of teams in the varsity field will be eligible for the PACE Nationals Chicago, IL. Based on prior years (field of 30 varsity), this will mean 6 teams. 15% of the total number of high school...
by eseifte1
Sun Aug 30, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4218

Centennial Tournament Ellicott City,MD Sunday Nov 8,2015

This is our first announcement for the CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL TOURNAMENT in Ellicott City, Maryland to be held on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 8:30 AM (one day after the SATs). For our 11th annual tournament, we will be using NAQT IS-151A set. ​​​​​​This question set is an INTRODUCTORY set written to...
by eseifte1
Wed May 20, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 26321

Re: DC Metro 2015-16 Date Claim Thread

Centennial High School in Ellicott City MD would like to reserve Sunday November 8 (the day after the SATs) for an NAQT A set. We will have varsity, JV (+novice), and middle school divisions.
Eric Seifter
Coach Centennial
by eseifte1
Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.19.15
Replies: 12
Views: 9104

Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.19.1

I would like to agree with Ben about a very well run tournament. Centennial A and B and most of my other teams only had freshmen and sophomores. This event allowed one team of underclassmen to qualify for HSNCT and 2 of my underclassmen teams for PACE. This cannot usually happen in the very high-pow...
by eseifte1
Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

Thank you very much for coming. Here are the winners and stats: VARSITY: (Top 8 are PACE qualified, Top 12 are NAQT qualified) 1st Place: Wilmington Charter A 2nd Place: Manheim Township A 3rd Place: Quince Orchard A 4th Place: Richard Montgomery A 5. Montgomery Blair A 6. Richard Montgomery B 7. Th...
by eseifte1
Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

Thank you. We have a sufficient number of buzzers (and some extras).
We have initiated a wait-list. Please see the roster above.
We are planning for 80 teams and will use NHS scab teams if needed.
by eseifte1
Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

Standard registration has closed but we are still accepting wait-list teams. Historically, these become necessary with last minute changes by our entrants. We are poised to create scab teams from NHS volunteers who are quizbowl newbies in order to "round out" brackets as needed. This will avoid the ...
by eseifte1
Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

We have 80 teams registered. Tomorrow we will close registration and start the wait-list.
We are allowing teams to bring extra buzzers for $10 credit each (even if you are bringing one team, you can bring 3 buzzers for a $30 discount for example).
by eseifte1
Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament NAQT IS-A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 0
Views: 1421

Centennial Tournament NAQT IS-A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)

Please see our announcement listed in the regular season tournaments for high school. We are running a separate Middle School Division with the same NAQT Introductory Set and we have 13 middle school teams so far from Burleigh Manor, Longfellow, St. Anselms, and Robinson. We could use some more midd...
by eseifte1
Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

We have registered 77 teams so far: 32 varsity, 33 novice, and 12 middle school. We will have 3 separate war rooms and 3 separate tournaments off of the same NAQT set. The deadline for guaranteed registration is next Monday October 27. After that point, teams will go on a wait list and fill into slo...
by eseifte1
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

With 10 middle school teams signed up, we have a sufficient number of teams to create a separate bracket with 3 trophies for the middle schools only. We will have 3 trophies for Novice and 4 trophies for Varsity. We are now 2 weeks away from closing registration (October 27). We have 36 teams regist...
by eseifte1
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

So far we have 9 Middle School teams. We will definitely present trophies to the top 3 Middle School teams separate from the trophies for the Novice division. If more Middle Schools sign up, we will create separate brackets for these teams. We have 4 trophies for the Varsity side, 4 trophies for the...
by eseifte1
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

Tournament Rosters Total so far: 80 Varsity (30 teams) Archbishop Spalding - 2 Bullis - 1 Camp Hill - 2 Eleanor Roosevelt - 1 Glenelg - 1 Hammond - 1 Henderson - 1 Howard - 1 Langley - 1 Loudon County - 1 Manheim Township - 2 Maret - 2 Montgomery Blair - 2 Mt. Hebron - 1 Mt. Vernon - 1 North Hagerst...
by eseifte1
Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Re: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09

GOOD NEWS: We have Platinum Certification from PACE and we are using an NAQT set. This means 25% of teams in the varsity field will be eligible for the PACE Nationals in Reston, VA. Based on prior years (field of 32), this will mean around 8 teams. This also means that 15% of the total number of tea...
by eseifte1
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)
Replies: 21
Views: 9176

Centennial Tourney NAQT IS-141A Ellicott City, MD (11/09/14)

This is our first announcement for the Centennial High School Tournament in Ellicott City, Maryland to be held on Sunday November 9, 2014 at 8:30 AM (one day after the SATs). For our 10th annual tournament, we will be using an NAQT introductory A set, specifically 141A. This question set is an INTRO...
by eseifte1
Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MD Quizbowl Championship -- Centennial Regional (2/22/14)
Replies: 6
Views: 2947

Re: MD Quizbowl Championship -- Centennial Regional (2/22/14

When the roster is finalized, I will e-mail the participants about breakfast and lunch opportunities. We will be ordering pizza for lunch for those interested.
watch the previous post for roster changes.
by eseifte1
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]
Replies: 15
Views: 6168

Re: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]

FYI on the stats.
The individual stats for Centennial A and perhaps for some of the others in our bracket should have been assessed for 7 games not 9 games because of the bye games where we accrued no points.
by eseifte1
Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MD Quizbowl Championship -- Centennial Regional (2/22/14)
Replies: 6
Views: 2947

Re: MD Quizbowl Championship -- Centennial Regional (2/22/14

Current Roster for the Centennial site: Centennial Oakland Mills Long Reach Richard Montgomery Howard I am not including teams going to the College Park or Baltimore site. I will update the roster every few days as teams sign up. Remember only one team per school may register. An experienced reader ...
by eseifte1
Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]
Replies: 15
Views: 6168

Re: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]

Centennial is registering a second team with second buzzer for your tournament.
by eseifte1
Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

The correct location of the Varsity stats can be found here - http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1985/stats/varsity_results/standings/ . The correct location of the JV Novice stats can be found here - http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1985/stats/jv_novice/ . Sorry about overriding last ...
by eseifte1
Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

...based on PPB Manheim Town Ship A "won" with 24.86PPB, OM got "2nd" with 24.79 PPB, and WJ got "3rd" with something around 24PPB. And Blair A actually had the highest PPB of all at 24.93 but was dropped to fifth thanks to a less-than-stellar performance against Manheim Township A. I feel for the ...
by eseifte1
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

I have contacted Chad Kubicek of NAQT regarding our ninth spot eligibility. Awaiting his official response.
by eseifte1
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

Would our 9th team (by record 3-2 and PPB) qualify also with 58 teams + 2 scabs?
by eseifte1
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

A big thank you to all the teams, coaches, and volunteers who braved the elements today to attend our tournament. Although we had to end the tournament after 5 rounds, we hope that everyone had an enjoyable time, and that the ride home was not too onerous. Congratulations to Varsity Teams First Plac...
by eseifte1
Sun Nov 24, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

We have completed our field with 72 teams: 42 on JV and 30 on Varsity. With 2 weeks to go we will institute a waiting list for the expected and inevitable cancellations. WAITING LIST: 1. St. Anselms - 1 JV preferred 2. South Lakes - 1 Varsity preferred We will update the waiting list on this posting...
by eseifte1
Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

With the impending Thanksgiving holiday in less than 2 weeks, we are closing registration on Friday November 22. We have 59 teams registered at this point and we will cap around 64. We will institute a wait-list after November 22 to account for the inevitable dropouts at the last minute.
by eseifte1
Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

In view of the large number of middle school entrants, we will offer fossil prizes to the middle school team that places highest in our tournament.
by eseifte1
Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

We will update the rosters on this posting. JV/Novice: Manheim Township HS - 3 Manheim Township Middle - 1 Easton HS - 1 Walter Johnson HS - 1 Stonewold Quizbowl Alliance (Middle) - 1 Wakefield HS - 1 Burleigh Manor Middle - 4 Longfellow Middle - 2 Robinson HS - 1 Robinson Middle - 1 Atholton HS - 1...
by eseifte1
Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Re: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

The Centennial tournament has received Gold certification from PACE: this means that the top 20% of the varsity bracket teams will be eligible for the PACE National Tournament in the DC area in May. The top 15% of the varsity bracket teams will be eligible for the NAQT National Tournament. This tour...
by eseifte1
Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 29447

Re: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread

Could you add the Green Eggs and Hammond Tournament (Hammond High School, Columbia,MD) for January 11?
They have confirmed this tournament (which they have continued for over 15 years).
Eric Seifter
Coach Centennial
by eseifte1
Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)
Replies: 20
Views: 5470

Centennial Tournament - December 8, 2013 (Ellicott City,MD)

This is our first announcement for the Centennial High School Tournament in Ellicott City, Maryland to be held on Sunday December 8, 2013 at 8:30 AM (one day after the SATs). For our 9th annual tournament, we will be using NAQT set IS-131A. This question set is an INTRODUCTORY set written to accommo...
by eseifte1
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

Sorry that link is defective.
Please use the link I posted on the evening of December 2 (up above).
Eric Seifter
by eseifte1
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

The statistics for the varsity field have been revised accounting for entry errors in 2 games.

Varsity results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... y_results/

Eric Seifter
Coach Centennial
by eseifte1
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

In regards to recent posts: I went through all the score sheets by hand (I guess I have OCD also). The stats need to be fixed (two poorly filled out score sheets are to blame: they affected my calculations on that day also. Apparently the scorer never wrote the total points at the bottom but only a ...
by eseifte1
Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

Somebody needs to create an SQBS package that reports stats by bracket in addition to the final record. That would be most useful.
Eric Seifter
by eseifte1
Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

Thanks Jonathan. I hope the other teams see this.
Eric Seifter
Coach Centennial
by eseifte1
Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

I am working on the PACE and NAQT qualifiers by contacting both organizations. I will let you know. The question is: are the qualifiers determined by ranking within each afternoon bracket (my view) or by final record as reflected in the stats. Clearly teams in weaker brackets can sometimes amass a b...
by eseifte1
Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15883

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

The Varsity and Novice statistics can be found in the Tournament Database. I have attached the links below: Varsity results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1202/stats/varsity_results/ Novice results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1202/stats/novice__results/ P.S. these statistics...