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by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Re: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

We are now PACE Platinum Certified! This means that the top 8 teams will qualify for the PACE National Scholastics Championship, as reflected in the original post. Further details are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=14720 and here: http://www.pace-nsc.org/2014-nsc-washingt...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

I understand your first three points, Fred. What I do recall from my years playing state was that the moderators made matches excessively long and somewhat confusing- that's why I suggested replacing them-- in the case that state was reduced to one day and the field were expanded (there are now 25! ...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

There are too many good/important teams that have Science Bowl or other conflicts on 2/22, so we won't hold NASAT tryouts then. (We also won't change the 2/22 date because there are other conflicts in the weeks before and after, and also since the field is almost full.) Billy has confirmed that we c...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Re: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

Since the field is now full (temporarily we hope), I am putting any teams that confirm (such as Lincoln County) on a temporary waitlist in order of their registration.
Next possible field cap: 32 teams
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2013-14
Replies: 67
Views: 12738

Re: Alabama 2013-14

Oh yes that's my fault, totally missed it on NAQT's schedule.
I guess it's a chance for anyone that can't make the April 1st date.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2013-14
Replies: 67
Views: 12738

Re: Alabama 2013-14

Dear Alabama teams, Joshua has already emailed all or most of you in ASCA, and Vanderbilt would love to host you at our 43rd Academic Bowl Competition on February 22nd on IS-134. Come enjoy Music City at its finest! You will also face some of the best teams in the region, such as Ezell-Harding, Farr...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Re: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

Note: there are only EDIT: 1 spot left in this field and there are a possible EDIT: 9 teams who have expressed interest but haven't confirmed yet! We probably wouldn't be able to do a field expansion above 24 teams, so get those registrations in before Winter Break, which is when I personally suspec...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Re: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

One more major change:
This tournament is now using IS-134, supplied by NAQT. We will be using negs (-5) and powers (15) and keeping complete statistics as we usually do at ABC.
Note to teams: fortunately, this won't affect EDIT: (m)any of you. Come to Vanderbilt anyway and play some great teams!
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Re: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

Less than a week in and we're already more than half-full!
With enough staff/moderators, we have expanded our field to 24 teams, which leaves 11 spots to fill.
Please keep sending in registrations, staff, and buzzers!
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2013-14
Replies: 30
Views: 8492

Re: Georgia 2013-14

Georgia teams! Vanderbilt would love to host you at our 43rd Academic Bowl Competition on February 22nd on IS-134 set.(Whoever doesn't go to Cedar Shoals, this is your chance!) Come enjoy Music City on a likely beautiful spring day! Previous ABCs have seen some, not many, Georgia participants and we...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2013-14
Replies: 143
Views: 60686

Re: Kentucky 2013-14

Hey! Kentucky teams! I've already emailed ~150 or so of you, and Vanderbilt would love to host you at our 43rd Academic Bowl Competition on February 22nd on IS-134. Come enjoy Music City at its finest! Previous ABCs have seen many Kentucky participants and we hope that this one will be no exception....
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

Rumour is that Ezell may go as well. Yes, there is a possibility for tryouts on 2/22/14 (the day of our tournament) at Vanderbilt using DRAGOON, but that is uncertain, as we don't know if we'll have the kind of money to reimburse the fee. I think what we might do is arrange transport for the team an...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

Here's the announcement for the Vanderbilt ABC. Any coaches, players, or otherwise experienced adults, feel free to head over to Nashville and help us host by moderating or keeping stats for us so we can expand the field. http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15239 There may be a poss...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14
Replies: 22
Views: 14120

Vanderbilt ABC 43 [IS-134], 2/22/14

This is the general announcement for the 2014 Vanderbilt University Academic Bowl Competition XLIII, a high school quizbowl tournament, to be hosted at Vanderbilt's Buttrick Hall, 2400 Vanderbilt Pl, Nashville, TN 37212, (and Stevenson 4309 auditorium) on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014. Registration ...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

Chris, I agree with your assessments so far. I don't know the exact stat adjustment for IS-131A. but it's quite possible that those teams would be ranked. I'd also like to point out USN as another of the top teams- they haven't lost anyone, got 306 PPG/19PPB on an IS set last year at ABC, and they m...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Are online tournaments "pernicious beasts"?
Replies: 34
Views: 11341

Re: Are online tournaments "pernicious beasts"?

To use an even more extreme example: there were some eyebrows raised in the Southeast when Vanderbilt (who ended up dropping anyway) decided to attend the online DRAGOON mirror instead of one about 3 hours away. That's the kind of thing that worries me about the possibility of online tournaments ge...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 14, 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4441

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 14, 2013

Any coach or player who took stats for this event who has not emailed or messaged me already - please do so! (current email on profile)
I am in the process of compiling what limited stats there are and I certainly hope more exist because I only have 5 or so responses.
Thank you.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

Geoffrey, I've listed every Dorman tournament (along with every major update on these forums, including posts). The reason you may not see it is because the image is too large, so right-click and "View image" to see an entirely new column for SC- in this case, Dorman.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

tnormfrank wrote : I've received a few e-mails in the last few days from coaches in east and west TN lamenting the lack of tournament opportunities in those parts of the state. Any one in the east and west grand divisions of TN planning on any tournaments this year? Yes, and that's why I included/a...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13
Replies: 28
Views: 7629

Re: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13

TN team would prefer Virginia Tech as the location I believe (in case you want our opinions)
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013-2014 Collaboration Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 3833

Re: 2013-2014 Collaboration Thread

Yo, I know Nick. I can write history and science, and some literature. And Vandy wants to do a slightly-above-IS housewrite so this is an ideal collaborative opportunity.
Edited: working with/for WKU's set
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Re: Tennessee '13-'14

Done; Nick, you may want to edit your own calendar for the Michigan Fall mirror. I might as well add predictions while at it. Predictions: Mid-State Ezell-Harding : This team, traditionally the strongest of Mid-TN teams, retains all their key players. If Griffin can improve his bonus conversion and ...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '13-'14
Replies: 120
Views: 64006

Tennessee '13-'14

So, since HSNCT is over and no TN team attended PACE, I am starting this date claim/predictions thread now. All tournament announcements can go on this calendar if coaches/Tracy would kindly inform me. Predictions and ideas for next year are welcome. I am looking forward to increased participation a...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography Monstrosity 5
Replies: 47
Views: 10558

Re: Geography Monstrosity 5 (postponed to NSC)

Lawrence Wang, Jesse Bennett, and I are not attending PACE NSC; please remove us. Thanks.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

Victor/Chris, the following MS teams played at UT Martin's "Academic Quiz Bowl", but I have no contacts for them:
Sharon Middle
Three Oaks Middle
Martin Middle
Hillcrest Middle
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed May 01, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

According to Griffin himself, they were so disillusioned by the logistics ( I must admit it was bad last year) that they along with their coach decided not to come. My predictions: Ezell- somewhere top 30, likely 9-5 or something, I don't know how the 36t or whatever tied rankings will work in a fie...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed May 01, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13
Replies: 56
Views: 19563

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13

Vanderbilt it is, and I will play quizbowl there.
The Circuit is/will be Real(-er)!
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at WKU (April 21, 2013)
Replies: 14
Views: 4003

Re: MUT at WKU (April 21, 2013)

I can register one more team as "Letter from Nashville Jail".
Thanks.
Edit: No longer necessary since 6 teams.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ABC 2013 @ Vanderbilt University (3/30) [IS 124]
Replies: 15
Views: 4769

Re: ABC 2013 @ Vanderbilt University (3/30) [IS 124]

Please don't become Charlie, Eric.

Farragut A, MLK A, Ezell-Harding A, and USN A were the top 4 teams out of 16 total teams.
I don't remember how the other 12 teams were ordered..
Were individual stats kept?
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: How to make a team more mediocre?
Replies: 20
Views: 8459

Re: How to make a team more mediocre?

Only buzz on bonuses. Cheat. Take easier classes (or just drop out of high school). If a player wants to go to a tournament, ostracize them. Deprive them from funding. At last resort, just prohibit them from doing anything (thinking, reading, etc).
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

So far as I know, USN, MLK, HFA, Ezell-Harding, and likely Lincoln County and McCallie will be there. I know nothing of other teams. (someone correct this please)
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dennis Haskins Open HS at UT-Chattanooga 3/23/13 [HSAPQ 33]
Replies: 8
Views: 3478

Re: Dennis Haskins Open HS at UT-Chattanooga 3/23/13 [HSAPQ 33]

Oak Ridge took 1st in a two-game final where Farragut originally had the advantage (won against them in prelims) with a 9-1 record. Farragut took second with an 8-2 record, and MLK (us) took 3rd, with 6-3. Lawrence Wang took MVP and I got 2nd individual. Hume-Fogg swept JV and some order of Farragut...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

I think that's Portland, yeah they host annually on NAQT (although they don't allow teams with less than 3/4 players wut?). If any players from Chris's post would like to revive those tournaments/anyone would like to ask (or would like me to ask/email), feel free to do so or come out of hiding.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

Just a thanks to Kevin Barnett and Greg for the well-run History Bowl tournament and Charlie for the UTC tournament. Are there any UTK/ UMemphis players in existence? Should I prod them to form a team/s so that they can eventually host? UTC and Vandy have been holding their regulars as usual, but th...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 8187

Re: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta

It's been a month and a half and I'm having trouble finding this. Is it up yet? http://acequizbowlcamp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2012-IQC.pdf Sorry for posting nearly a year after the fact, but I think this was a lot of fun (and inspiring, of course). In spite of doing badly, I got to meet a l...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sat Dec 22, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

I don't think there are any that I know of. If you would like to host one or go out of state, feel free.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia at UT-Chattanooga (was 10/6, moved to 11/17)
Replies: 18
Views: 5635

Re: Trevor's Trivia at UT-Chattanooga (was 10/6, moved to 11/17)

Farragut went undefeated to claim first place, 10-0, winning against Hume-Fogg in the final. (Correct me on # of rounds if I'm wrong, but I think there were ten). Hume Fogg and MLK (us) ended with 8-2, ranking 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Lincoln County took 4th (probably 7-3 or 6-4, wasn't there to a...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Preparation
Replies: 13
Views: 6525

Re: Preparation

Specifically for history, I think Palmer's A History of the Modern World can help if you read thoroughly. It has a lot of good content.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ocean Science Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5452

Re: Ocean Science Bowl

(In Science Bowl) Just adding, the readers are all volunteers who have varying experience, the difficulty varies insanely, even in regionals, from question to bonus, where questions are worth 4pts and bonuses 10, with only one bonus per question. Blurts are disqualified and negs add 4 points to the ...
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Introduction to Quizbowl (class at MIT Splash)
Replies: 5
Views: 4277

Re: Introduction to Quizbowl (class at MIT Splash)

:shock: you misspelled Slytherin.

Love the introductory stuff though. You also didn't mention difficulty, which may/may not need to be necessary for SPLASH.
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The White Station Quiz Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 1349

Re: The White Station Quiz Tournament

Daphne McKee wrote:Field so far: teams from Bartlett, Bolton, Collierville, Evangelical Christian School, Ezell-Harding, Memphis University School, St. Benedict's Academy, and the Southern Baptist Educational Center.
*and MLK Magnet
by Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26237

Re: Tennessee 12-13

Anyone know if Christian Academy of Knoxville is still planning to host their "Warriors' Scholars Bowl" tournament and, if so, if they're using NAQT?