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by Dead Parrot
Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)
Replies: 18
Views: 10841

Re: CLEAR II @ Rutgers (4/23/16)

This is still happening. You and Maryland are the only full teams signed up so far, but there are also some free agents who've expressed interest. You have to send us an email to officially register, though.
by Dead Parrot
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 52844

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

Happy April, everyone. Everyone who owes us a packet has now submitted, with the exception of these four teams: Yale A, Stanford B, Louisville, and Rutgers. The first three of those teams have all contacted me to establish a timeline; Rutgers, please do the same! We submitted our packet last night....
by Dead Parrot
Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)
Replies: 18
Views: 10841

Re: CLEAR II @ Rutgers (4/23/16)

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Maryland (1/1/0)
NYU/alums (1/1/0)
Princeton (1/0/0)

TOTAL: (3/2/0)

Edit: ignore this field -- see field in first post
by Dead Parrot
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

Congratulations to North Babylon A for winning the first edition of the revived Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament! East Brunswick A took 2nd place and Delaware Valley C took 3rd. Those teams have qualified for the NAQT HSNCT in May. In addition, those teams plus 4th-place finisher High Tech hav...
by Dead Parrot
Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

We have expanded the field to 18 teams and may expand it further.
by Dead Parrot
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK at Maryland (February 13, 2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 5870

Re: MLK at Maryland (January 23, 2016)

The King's Flight to the Scots wrote:Hey, it's time to start thinking about rescheduling this, before anybody leaves on Friday night.
Naveed sent everyone an email yesterday about postponing this to Sunday. We're still waiting for confirmation.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

We have just reached our field cap of 16 teams. Additional teams will be placed on a wait-list for now. Depending on how many staffers we get, we may expand the field at a later date.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)
Replies: 31
Views: 26435

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)

Peter13 wrote:I don't see McMaster on that list. Did you not receive our packet?
Ditto for Rutgers.
by Dead Parrot
Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

I'm pleased to announce that this tournament has been awarded Gold certification from PACE, meaning that the top 20% of the field will qualify for the PACE NSC in Rosemont, IL on June 4-5, 2016. In addition, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the NAQT HSNCT in Dallas, TX on May 28-29, 2016.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20/16)
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament @ Rutgers (02/20

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Delaware Valley (3/3/1)
East Brunswick (2/1/0)
High Tech (1/4/1)
MAST (2/0/1)
Middlesex County Academy (1/1/1)
Middlesex Middle (1/6/1)
Middletown South (1/0/0)
North Babylon (2/3/0)
Point Pleasant Borough (3/0/0)

TOTAL: (16/18/5)

Waitlist:
by Dead Parrot
Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16
Replies: 65
Views: 31048

Re: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16

As indicated by Emmett's post above, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is hosting a revival of the long-dormant Scarlet Knight Invitational Tournament (SKIT) on Saturday, February 20th using NAQT IS-153A. A full announcement will be posted shortly.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update
Replies: 23
Views: 6657

Re: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update

I would like to thank the people posting in this space! If I would have know in June that this date had a history bee, I would have never selected the date! Next year I will book that first weekend in December!!! We are currently sitting at the amount of teams worth going through the tournament! TH...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update
Replies: 23
Views: 6657

Re: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update

WE ARE LOOKING TO GET OUR COUNT TO 16-24. IF WE CAN NOT MEET THE NUMBER WE WILL BE FORCED TO CANCEL :( There's an NHBB tournament at Princeton on the same day that probably limits the amount of teams that can come to this. If the field size remains this small, it may be a good idea to look into res...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16
Replies: 65
Views: 31048

Re: NY / NJ Date Claims, 2015-16

Great Bustard wrote:Northern NJ (C Set) - Saturday, Nov. 14 or 21 (the 21st is the most likely, but not certain)
Both of those dates have already been claimed (by Kellenberg and Bloomfield, respectively).
by Dead Parrot
Wed May 27, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 nAC
Replies: 28
Views: 11282

2015 nAC

So apparently Lusher Charter School won the New Orleans phase, which means that they now advance to the overall finals in Chicago...which is the same weekend they're registered to play the NSC.

Hopefully they make the right choice.
by Dead Parrot
Tue May 19, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2014-15
Replies: 211
Views: 106742

Re: HSQBRank 2014-15

There are two Livingston B's (#'s 181 and 191).
by Dead Parrot
Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Fledgling Scotch Plains NJ trivia team
Replies: 2
Views: 3225

Re: Fledgling Scotch Plains NJ trivia team

Unfortunately, regular season tournaments in this area seem to have concluded for the year. However, if you're looking ahead to next season, Princeton University traditionally holds a tournament on an NAQT IS-set in late September, and St. Joseph's High School in Metuchen usually hosts one on the hi...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY NASAT Team?
Replies: 23
Views: 10941

Re: NY NASAT Team?

Albert, is this happening? Is there any more information? It may or may not be happening. We probably won't hold tryouts because there's not enough interest. Transportation might be iffy. I don't even know. Also, I spoke to many of you about this through email and Facebook quite a while ago, but fo...
by Dead Parrot
Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

Hello, everyone. Well…that was a mess… We will not mince words: we severely screwed up this tournament. More detailed communication will be sent out to the teams in attendance about the nature of all the problems that arose, including a full explanation of our staffing fiasco (others who wish to kno...
by Dead Parrot
Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

With Delaware's registration, we are closing the field at 14 teams. A logistical e-mail is forthcoming. EDIT: It's been sent out.
by Dead Parrot
Thu Apr 02, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

Antrobus63 wrote:I see that you don't want mixed teams, but doe this apply to high schools as well?
I'm going to have to say yes, for now. However, if the head editor ([email protected]) gives you an exemption, I'd be happy to let Team PA into the field.
by Dead Parrot
Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

Are there campus-loop buses that can take us to Hickman Hall from the NJTransit station? Indeed there is. Thank you for reminding me to post about that. Teams who are arriving via the NJ Transit should take the Weekend 2 bus ( NOT the Weekend 1) from the Train Station stop (located at the intersect...
by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

The location of the tournament has been switched from Murray Hall on College Avenue campus to Hickman Hall on Douglass campus. The original announcement has been updated accordingly.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

Re: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

Field:

Teams (#/Buzzers/Staffers):
Columbia (2/0/0)
Delaware (1/3/0)
"J.P. Wynne" (1/2/1)
Lawrence (2/1/0)
Maryland (1/1/0)
NYU (1/0/0)
Penn (3/0/0)
Princeton (2/0/0)
RPI (1/1/0)

TOTAL: (14/8/1)
by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)
Replies: 26
Views: 14669

MUT @ Rutgers (04/12/15)

This is the general announcement of the Rutgers mirror of the Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) on SUNDAY , April 12th. More information about the set, including its distribution, can be found in its original announcement , and questions from past iterations can be downloaded here . Eligibili...
by Dead Parrot
Mon Mar 09, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 37541

Re: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015

Out of curiosity, is Coach Powers organizing nasat tryouts again? I'm not interested in attending, but I have teammates who are and am definitely willing to help any way I can. And if he is, he should keep in mind that Rutgers may be hosting a mirror of MUT (the set traditionally used for NJ NASAT ...
by Dead Parrot
Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announcement
Replies: 32
Views: 21012

Re: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announceme

Coldblueberry wrote:Please host @ Rutgers!
We'd certainly like to, but we're still awaiting confirmation from Rob on whether it's okay for us to host.
by Dead Parrot
Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)
Replies: 33
Views: 17044

Re: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)

historical pun wrote:This sounds good (of course I'll pay my quarter share).
More like third share, unfortunately. (One of our players dropped.)
by Dead Parrot
Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)
Replies: 33
Views: 17044

Re: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)

historical pun wrote:I'm in the area and might be interested in playing this on Saturday... any update on what teams look like or if there's space for a (bad) free agent?
We currently have only three players on our team (and already have a non-student, so no need to worry about fee increases).
by Dead Parrot
Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announcement
Replies: 32
Views: 21012

Re: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announceme

Does the Penn State mirror have a date yet? Not sure; I'll follow up with them. I'll also have some more mirror info added to the OP shortly--there are plenty of regions left open though, so please contact me if you're interested in hosting! Any news on this? Also is there a possibility of another ...
by Dead Parrot
Sun Dec 14, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 37541

Re: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015

Here's an update of Mohan's list of the top teams at GSAC using the newly-released and expanded Morlan rankings: 1. High Tech A 2. Wilmington Charter A 3. Deep Green A 4. State College A 5. Ithaca A 6. Ridgewood 7. Manheim Township A 8. West Egg 9. Hunter A 10. Mountain Lakes A 11. Bergen Academies ...
by Dead Parrot
Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR (CAHOOTS-Like Event At Rutgers) - December 6th, 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 5324

Re: CLEAR (CAHOOTS-Like Event At Rutgers) - December 6th, 20

tejasraje wrote:What time will this start?
We will start at 10AM.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR (CAHOOTS-Like Event At Rutgers) - December 6th, 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 5324

Re: CLEAR (CAHOOTS-Like Event At Rutgers) - December 6th, 20

Just to facilitate planning, what will be the building/room numbers be for the tournament? And has a schedule been set? The tournament will take place in Scott Hall (43 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ), although I don't know about room numbers yet. EDIT: The tournament will take place in Room 106...
by Dead Parrot
Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 37541

Re: NY/NJ/Surrounding Area, 2014-2015

I don't know what happened with Livingston, but based on their performance at PHSAT, I was surprised that they didn't make playoffs. In all fairness, that prelim bracket was pretty loaded, but I did expect Livingston to come out on top. They were missing two members of their A-team (Geoff and Natha...
by Dead Parrot
Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 37336

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Great Bustard wrote:NJ States at Ridgewood has now been moved up a week to January 17, as the school has just told me that there's SAT testing that day. 1/17 looks open on the above calendar and that was the weekend we ran NJ States last year, so I guess this shouldn't be a problem. Sorry for any inconvenience here.
by Dead Parrot
Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 37336

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Hello fellow NY/NJ quizbowl people, I have a question for the the general populace: Given that the first Saturday of January is the 3rd and that many high schools won't be back in session from Winter break until the following Monday, would many (any?) teams be willing to go to a tournament held on ...
by Dead Parrot
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 37336

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Bloomfield has added a NAQT tournament on March 7, hopefully they'll be able to follow through this time. Considering what happened the last time Bloomfield hosted a tournament, I'm not sure we should hope for that. Well they're on the schedule. I notice Livingston's tournament wasn't listed on NAQ...
by Dead Parrot
Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 37336

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

Al Hirt wrote:Bloomfield has added a NAQT tournament on March 7, hopefully they'll be able to follow through this time.
Considering what happened the last time Bloomfield hosted a tournament, I'm not sure we should hope for that.
by Dead Parrot
Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2014-15
Replies: 211
Views: 106742

Re: HSQBRank 2014-15

I'm having a hard time finding info on Livingston from New Jersey. Can anyone help? Livingston's A-team next year will (likely) consist of Nathan Chow, Shira Li, Sora Nithikasem, and Geoff Tseng. They were extremely balanced while playing together at NJ States and also had nice bonus conversion. Th...