Downingtown High School East Invitational

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Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by orangutan » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:16 am

Downingtown East High School is excited to announce our high school invitational on Saturday, January 5, 2018. Registration will be from at 8-8:30 AM, with matches starting at 9. This tournament will be directed by myself and Malaika Paralkar.

This tournament will have two divisions: experienced and novice. Any team may register for the experienced division, while the novice division is designed for underclassmen or those with less quizbowl experience. Please ask if you're not sure which division is appropriate for your team! Each school may register 3 teams total initially. Additional teams will be added to a waitlist.

Quizbowl Resource Center Database: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5344/

Location: 50 Devon Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Set: NAQT IS-181

Fee Structure:
$75 for first team
$65 per additional team
-$5 per fully functional buzzer system
-$10 per experienced moderator
-$25 per school for schools new to quiz bowl this year (or those that have not played in the past 2 years)

Minimum fee: $50 per team

Please bring payment (cash or checks made out to “Downingtown East High School”) on the morning of the tournament.

To register, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/lRQWwREL2OADzbxp1 <%22>

Field Cap: 30 teams (may increase if we can get more moderators)

Lunch info: There are several nearby restaurants within walking distance or a short drive, and we may also be offering food on-site.

Feel free to email dehsquizbowl@gmail.com with any additional questions!
Simran Rajpal
Downingtown East '20

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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by Magritte's Pipe » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:21 pm

The form does not allow 0 as an option for the number of open teams, novice teams or buzzers. What do we do if we are not bringing anything/anyone in one of these categories?
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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by orangutan » Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:09 pm

Hi! Just fixed the form. Let me know if there are any more issues!
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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by Malaika Paralkar » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:27 pm

We will be expanding our field to 34 teams! We will most likely not be expanding it further, so any teams that register will be added to the waitlist.

Field update (as of 12/28):
(school:open/novice/staff/buzzers)
Manheim Township: 4/2/3/1
Penn Manor: 1/0/0/4
Camp Hill: 2/0/0/0
Wallenpaupack: 1/1/1/2
PALCS: 1/1/0/1
Wissahickon: 1/1/1/1
BASIS McLean: 1/0/0/1
Hempfield: 1/1/0/3
Great Valley: 4/0/1/1
Unionville: 1/0/0/1
Georgetown Day: 1/0/0/0
Downingtown West: 1/1/0/0
Princeton High: 1/0/0/1
Downingtown STEM: 1/1/0/0
Oxford Area: 0/1/0/1
Henderson: 2/0/1/1
Lakeland: 1/0/1/1
Total: 24/9/8/19

Waitlist:
Lakeland: (one open team)
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Downingtown East '19

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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by Malaika Paralkar » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:47 pm

This tournament is now a PACE NSC qualifier. The top 25% of teams will qualify for the PACE NSC. Also, as we are using the set IS-181, the top 15% of teams will qualify for NAQT's HSNCT.
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Downingtown East '19

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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by Magritte's Pipe » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:07 pm

Is there any sense as to when the stats from this tournament will be forwarded to NAQT? I ask mostly because an updated NAQT database makes coaching decisions clearer, but I think there may be teams who have qualified for NAQT Nationals tournaments who would like their eligibility noted. Thank you for your time.
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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by jonah » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:09 pm

Magritte's Pipe wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:07 pm
Is there any sense as to when the stats from this tournament will be forwarded to NAQT? I ask mostly because an updated NAQT database makes coaching decisions clearer, but I think there may be teams who have qualified for NAQT Nationals tournaments who would like their eligibility noted. Thank you for your time.
We received the stats last night and have enqueued them for processing.
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Re: Downingtown High School East Invitational

Post by Magritte's Pipe » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:14 pm

jonah wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:09 pm
Magritte's Pipe wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:07 pm
Is there any sense as to when the stats from this tournament will be forwarded to NAQT? I ask mostly because an updated NAQT database makes coaching decisions clearer, but I think there may be teams who have qualified for NAQT Nationals tournaments who would like their eligibility noted. Thank you for your time.
We received the stats last night and have enqueued them for processing.
Great. Thanks for the update!
Andrew Gianelli
Lancaster Catholic '00
Coach, Camp Hill High School Quiz Bowl Team

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