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by njsbling
Wed May 18, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 PACE NSC: Seeking Standby Teams
Replies: 0
Views: 1911

2016 PACE NSC: Seeking Standby Teams

The 2016 PACE National Scholastic Championship, to be held on June 4 and 5 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in the Chicago, IL metro area, is now seeking standby teams. Teams with standby status must commit to showing up to the tournament and being ready to play if a registered team fails to appear on Sa...
by njsbling
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Berkeley (April 30)
Replies: 1
Views: 1918

Re: MUT @ Berkeley (April 30)

Congrats to Stanford for winning the Berkeley mirror of MUT! A big thanks to all of our fantastic staff.

Full stats/results are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by njsbling
Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Berkeley (April 30)
Replies: 1
Views: 1918

MUT @ Berkeley (April 30)

UC Berkeley will be running a mirror of the Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament on Saturday, April 30. This tournament is for undergraduate students (HS teams may play) but graduate students may not play. We will have a field cap of 16 teams. Registration will take place at 9AM at 206 Dwinelle Hall. ...
by njsbling
Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Albuquerque Winter Tournament @ ABQ Academy (Mar 12)
Replies: 1
Views: 2406

Re: Albuquerque Winter Tournament @ ABQ Academy (Mar 12)

Congrats to the ABQ Academy A team for winning the 2016 Albuquerque Winter Tournament! A big thanks to our host, ABQ Academy, and to the Academy coach, Jason Z, for moderating and for his help with reserving the rooms. I'd also like to thank the club at UC Berkeley for letting us borrow their buzzer...
by njsbling
Wed Mar 09, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Spring Tournament (April 16)
Replies: 2
Views: 2245

Sacramento Spring Tournament (April 16)

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Spring HS Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016. We will have separate JV and Varsity divisions for this tournament. The field cap is 16 teams. We are reserving 5 spots in the JV field for teams that have never play...
by njsbling
Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 15
Views: 10004

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley

Congrats to Davis A for winning the Varsity division of Cal Cup #4! As a result, Davis A won 1st place overall in the Varsity California Cup! Varsity stats/results here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3664/stats/varsity_finals/ Congrats to Challenger-Ardenwood for winning the JV division o...
by njsbling
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 15
Views: 10004

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley

Congrats to Davis A for winning both games of disadvantaged final to win Varsity division of Cal Cup #3! Varsity Stats/Results are here . Congrats to Davis B for winning the JV division of Cal Cup #3! JV Stats/Results are here . A big thanks to all of our staff for making the largest HS tournament i...
by njsbling
Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: The West
Replies: 13
Views: 11279

Re: The West

The 2013 edition of the NAQT entering freshmen contact list has some college destinations for Grand Junction quizbowl alumni. I talked to Greta recently (she was abroad for a while). She is not aware of there being an active team (her brother Michael is no longer involved and is also not aware of t...
by njsbling
Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Arizona 2015-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1042

Arizona 2015-2016

Wanted to give everyone an update on the status of events in AZ for this year. The updated AQA website is here Results from the October 24 HS Tournament are here Results from the January 16 HS Tournament are here The next AQA-sponsored HS tournament will be held on February 13 at ASU. More info here...
by njsbling
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 40
Views: 38568

Re: New College Contact List

How secure is the college contact list (in the top post), and what is it normally used for? I collected contact info for some Ontario clubs, but I'm not sure about posting people's email addresses in the open. I'm not sure who owns the google doc but I haven't heard any problems with it being insec...
by njsbling
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:06 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: The West
Replies: 13
Views: 11279

Re: The West

The only active college team (that I am aware of) in Colorado is UC Boulder. There are a couple of former Grand Junction players who are currently at University of Denver but due to there not being m(any) tournaments within a reasonable driving distance they haven't played any college tournaments. O...
by njsbling
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Winter Tournament @ Rio Americano (Jan 9)
Replies: 1
Views: 2636

Re: Sacramento Winter Tournament @ Rio Americano (Jan 9)

Congrats to Davis A for winning the Varsity division of the Sacramento Winter tournament and congrats to Davis B for winning the JV division! A big thanks to all of our staffers, to Jeff for doing stats, and to Mr. Blenner for his help reserving the rooms.

Results/stats here
by njsbling
Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)
Replies: 10
Views: 5769

Re: Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)

Congrats to Stanford A for winning the Berkeley mirror of Missouri Open! A big thanks to all of our staffers and a big thanks to Aseem for coordinating our room reservations. Prelims: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3293/stats/prelims/ All Games: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/329...
by njsbling
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Winter Tournament @ Rio Americano (Jan 9)
Replies: 1
Views: 2636

Sacramento Winter Tournament @ Rio Americano (Jan 9)

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Winter HS Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016. We will have separate JV and Varsity divisions for this tournament. Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano HS, Sacramento, California. Registrati...
by njsbling
Sun Nov 15, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Albuquerque Winter Tournament @ ABQ Academy (Mar 12)
Replies: 1
Views: 2406

Albuquerque Winter Tournament @ ABQ Academy (Mar 12)

Albuquerque Academy is pleased to announce that it will host the Albuquerque Winter tournament (first in 6 years!) on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Location: This tournament will take place at Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd, Albuquerque, NM. Questions: We will be using NAQT Invitational Series #...
by njsbling
Sat Oct 24, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 15
Views: 10004

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley

Varsity Prelim stats/results JV Prelim stats/results Congrats to Guilder A for winning the Varsity division of Cal Cup #1! Full Varsity results/stats are here . Congrats to Davis B for winning the JV division of Cal Cup #1! Full JV results/stats are here . A big thanks to all of our Berkeley and te...
by njsbling
Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific Question Discussion (Penn Bowl 2015)
Replies: 56
Views: 11919

Re: Specific Question Discussion (Penn Bowl 2015)

Round 6 Bonus 8: "Finnish" is mentioned in part 1 and "Finland" is the answer to part 3. Probably want to change that.
by njsbling
Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 15
Views: 10004

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley

Cal Cup #4 Field as of 3/4 (44): Varsity (21): Bellarmine (1) California Connections (1) Crystal Springs (1) Davis (1) Escobar (1) Folsom (1) Freeman's Farmers (1) Graham (2) Guilder (2) Gunn (1) Haarlem (2) Harker HS (2) Menlo-Atherton (1) Milpitas (1) Mitty (1) Valley Christian (1) Washington (1) ...
by njsbling
Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Berkeley HS Novice Tournament (October 10th)
Replies: 4
Views: 1954

Re: Berkeley HS Novice Tournament (October 10th)

Prelims: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3242/stats/prelims/ Final Results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3242/stats/all_games/ Congrats to Davis B for winning the North Bay Fall Novice tournament! A big thanks to all of our team and UC Berkeley staff who helped out! Also a big t...
by njsbling
Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Novice @ Berkeley (Oct 3)
Replies: 1
Views: 2633

Re: VCU Novice @ Berkeley (Oct 3)

Congrats to Berkeley B for clearing the field with a record of 8-0 to win the Berkeley mirror of VCU Novice! A big thanks to all of our staff.

Stats/Results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by njsbling
Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)
Replies: 10
Views: 5769

Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)

Berkeley will be hosting a mirror of Missouri Open on Sat, Dec 5. We will have registration at 9AM and plan to start at 9:30AM (room/building TBD). We will have a field cap of 12 teams. Entry Fee info: $120 base fee per team ($30 per person) -$10 per working buzzer -$20 per experienced moderator -$1...
by njsbling
Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fresno HS tournament @ Fresno State (Sept 26)
Replies: 1
Views: 1081

Re: Fresno HS tournament @ Fresno State (Sept 26)

Unfortunately this tournament has been canceled to due lack of sign-ups. We'll try again another time.
by njsbling
Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:56 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Fall MS Tournament (Sept 20)
Replies: 1
Views: 3127

Re: Sacramento Fall MS Tournament (Sept 20)

Congrats to Challenger Ardenwood for winning both games of a disadvantaged final to win the 1st Sacramento MS tournament! A big thanks to all of our staff and (again) to Mr. Blenner for reserving the rooms.

Stats: https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-t ... nt_id=6697
by njsbling
Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Berkeley HS Novice Tournament (October 10th)
Replies: 4
Views: 1954

Re: Berkeley HS Novice Tournament (October 10th)

Field (as of 10/9): (16)
Amador Valley (4)
Berkeley HS (1)
Davis (5)
Deer Valley (1)
Dublin (1)
Key (1)
Lowell (1)
Monte Vista (2)
by njsbling
Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Fall HS Tournament (Sept 19)
Replies: 5
Views: 2032

Re: Sacramento Fall HS Tournament (Sept 19)

Congrats to Davis A for going 10-0 to win the Sacramento Fall Tournament! A big thanks to all of our staffers who helped out!

Prelim results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... s/prelims/

Final results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by njsbling
Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Cal State University Northridge
Replies: 1
Views: 5540

Re: Cal State University Northridge

Hi Steven, glad to hear you are starting a team at Northridge! I'm not aware of anyone there who has previous done quiz bowl. I'll ask around and see if anyone I know knows people there.
by njsbling
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fresno HS tournament @ Fresno State (Sept 26)
Replies: 1
Views: 1081

Fresno HS tournament @ Fresno State (Sept 26)

The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and Fresno State are pleased to announce that Fresno State will host the first Fresno HS tournament on Saturday, September 26. Location: This tournament will take place at Fresno State in Fresno, CA. Registration will begin at 9:00AM at room 105 in the Soci...
by njsbling
Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 40
Views: 38568

Re: New College Contact List

2015 Entering College Freshmen list can be found here: http://www.fraughtmachine.com/efcontact/2015EF.html
by njsbling
Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 40
Views: 38568

Re: New College Contact List

ProfessorIanDuncan wrote:Is this still a thing? If so, am I just not finding it?
According to Jeff the 2015 Entering College Freshmen list will be up soon.
by njsbling
Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Novice @ Berkeley (Oct 3)
Replies: 1
Views: 2633

VCU Novice @ Berkeley (Oct 3)

UC Berkeley will be hosting the NorCal mirror of VCU Novice on Saturday, October 3. We will have registration at 9AM and plan to begin at 9:30AM at 179 Dwinelle Hall. More information about the set and eligibility rules can be found here: hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17650 Entry fees: $...
by njsbling
Thu Aug 06, 2015 4:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)
Replies: 21
Views: 8347

Re: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)

vetovian wrote:I'm also interested in playing SHEIKH. Are any other side events being contemplated?
SHEIKH is the only side event that we are running. pm me your email address and I will send you the logistics email when I send it out to everyone.
by njsbling
Tue Jul 14, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)
Replies: 21
Views: 8347

Re: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)

Ah well ok then. I didn't think of you acting on behalf of Stanford since it's an open tournament and all. I see how that could have been ambiguous. But yeah, I wasn't commenting on the viability of this event. Also, are there plans for side events? Right now we don't have plans for any side events...
by njsbling
Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)
Replies: 21
Views: 8347

Re: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)

Governor General's Foot Guards wrote:At the moment the form returns a message that "You need permission: This form can only be viewed by users in the owner's organization."
Fixed, thanks.
by njsbling
Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)
Replies: 21
Views: 8347

VCU Open @ Berkeley (Aug 8)

UC Berkeley will be running a mirror of VCU Open on Saturday, August 8. This tournament is "open", so anyone (high school, college, graduate school, post-college) can play, although please note that the tournament difficulty is "near collegiate nationals level" (not accessible to those who are newer...
by njsbling
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:04 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Fall MS Tournament (Sept 20)
Replies: 1
Views: 3127

Sacramento Fall MS Tournament (Sept 20)

The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that Rio will host the first Sacramento MS tournament on Sunday, September 20. Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano HS, Sacramento, California. Registration will begin at 9:30AM and we hope ...
by njsbling
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Sacramento Fall HS Tournament (Sept 19)
Replies: 5
Views: 2032

Sacramento Fall HS Tournament (Sept 19)

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Fall HS Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano HS, Sacramento, California. Registration will begin at 9:00AM and we hope to start round 1 at 9:30AM. Que...
by njsbling
Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quinterest: Hassle-free Database Search
Replies: 131
Views: 106547

Re: Quinterest: Hassle-free Database Search

Halved Xenon Stinging wrote:Thanks for the great work that you guys have been doing with this. In the future would there be any way of adding history bowl packets to quinterest as well?
Sure, we will get around to that eventually (during the summer people will have more time to enter things).
by njsbling
Mon May 18, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Charger Challenge 5/16/2015 (San Jose, CA)
Replies: 7
Views: 6370

Re: Charger Challenge 5/16/2015 (San Jose, CA)

Congrats to Saratoga for winning the Varsity division and congrats to Haarlem B for winning the JV division! A big thanks to all of our staff and to our host, Leland. Congrats to Niki for directing her first CA tournament. JV Stats/Results: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2964/stats/jv_comp...
by njsbling
Sun May 17, 2015 2:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 PACE NSC: Now Seeking Standby Teams
Replies: 1
Views: 3565

Re: 2015 PACE NSC: Now Seeking Standby Teams

Just a reminder that PACE is still seeking Standby Teams. More info can be found in the above post ^^^
by njsbling
Mon May 11, 2015 5:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at University of Washington - 4/4/15
Replies: 10
Views: 5274

Re: MUT at University of Washington - 4/4/15

Mike Bentley wrote:We were unable to get a critical mass for this date. The tournament is canceled for now, although we're thinking of trying again in late May (perhaps the 16th or 23rd).
Is there an update as to when this will be held?
by njsbling
Fri May 08, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015-16 Schedule, Discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 42162

Re: 2015-16 Schedule, Discussion

I don't think anyone's advocating making secret plans. We were told Andrew Hart, Fred Morlan, and Nick Karas knew we were planning a novice event; apparently we shouldn't have believed that, but we thought everyone with a vested interest in and track record of producing such a tournament knew. Alth...
by njsbling
Wed May 06, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: QBDB 3: QBDB with a Vengeance
Replies: 15
Views: 8645

Re: QBDB 3: QBDB with a Vengeance

So what is the difference between this and Quinterest?
by njsbling
Sun May 03, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Berkeley (May 2)
Replies: 1
Views: 2886

Re: MUT @ Berkeley (May 2)

Congrats to Berkeley A for winning both games of a disadvantaged final against Stanford to win the 2015 MUT mirror at Berkeley! Congrats to Benji​ for being the top prelim scorer and a big congrats to Benji for clearing the prelims playing solo! A big thanks to all of our staffers: Ike​, Mr. Fleitas...
by njsbling
Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 PACE NSC: Now Seeking Standby Teams
Replies: 1
Views: 3565

2015 PACE NSC: Now Seeking Standby Teams

The 2015 PACE National Scholastic Championship, to be held on June 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in the Washington, DC metro area, is now seeking standby teams. Teams with standby status must commit to showing up to the tournament and being ready to play if a registered team fails to appear on...
by njsbling
Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where Are You Going To College Next Year? 2014-15
Replies: 39
Views: 21681

Re: Where Are You Going To College Next Year? 2014-15

I will be attending Princeton University in the fall. At the moment, I do not anticipate being particularly active in college quizbowl due to athletic commitments, but I shall see what time permits. Quiz Bowl is an athletic event since you are exercising your brain! You are greatly encouraged to jo...
by njsbling
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2015 Discussion
Replies: 227
Views: 93362

Re: ACF Nationals 2015 Discussion

Thanks to everyone who made this tournament happen! Great job to the editors and the staff. Congrats to Penn for their victory. My one complaint is the decision to move the first Sunday morning round to Saturday night. Whose decision was that and why was that made? Our moderators in the previous rou...
by njsbling
Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley (Feb 21 + Mar 7)
Replies: 16
Views: 12419

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley (Feb 21 + Mar 7)

Congrats to Bellarmine A for winning the Varsity division of Cal Cup #4 with a record of 9-0 ! With their win, Bellarmine has won the overall 2014-2015 Varsity "California Cup" Complete Varsity stats are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2907/stats/varsity_final_stats/ Congrats to Valle...
by njsbling
Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Berkeley (May 2)
Replies: 1
Views: 2886

MUT @ Berkeley (May 2)

UC Berkeley will be running a mirror of the Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament on Saturday, May 2. This tournament is for undergraduate students (HS teams may play) but graduate students may not play. We will have a field cap of 16 teams. Registration will take place at 9AM at 221 Wheeler Hall. Base...
by njsbling
Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: California Cup @ UC Berkeley (Feb 21 + Mar 7)
Replies: 16
Views: 12419

Re: California Cup @ UC Berkeley (Feb 21 + Mar 7)

Congrats to Bellarmine A for defeating Saratoga A in a one-game final 360-305 to win the Varsity division of Cal Cup #3! Varsity results/stats can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2884/stats/varsity_final_stats/ Congrats to CA Crosspoint for defeating Davis B in a one-game fin...