LIVMIT (Lexington, MA) 1/12/19

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LIVMIT (Lexington, MA) 1/12/19

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Lexington High School's Quizbowl club is delighted to announce LIVMIT, to be held at Lexington High School in Lexington, MA on January 12th, 2019.

This tournament will run on the WHAQ III question set, about which more information can be found here - http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic. ... AQ#p351414

The field cap for this tournament at the moment is 24 teams. Each team may have up to six players. If we meet our field cap, a waitlist will be created. All teams will play five preliminary rounds before lunch. After lunch, teams will be rebracketed into championship and consolation pools, in which they will play more rounds against teams of similar skill levels for their final placement.

To register, please email [email protected] or respond to this post with the number of teams you intend to bring, the number of buzzer sets you intend to bring, and if you intend to bring an experienced staffer; as well as with any questions about this tournament. Please include the phone number and email of a team contact (coach or player), as well as if your staffer would be able to bring their own laptop.

This tournament will run on regular quizbowl rules. Teams of 4 with up to 2 substitutes, 20 tossups per untimed round with bonuses, 5 point negs, 15 point powers, no computational math questions.

LIVMIT will take place at Lexington High School, which is at 251 Waltham Street in Lexington, MA. Tournament registration will run from 8:15 until 8:45, and we aim to begin rounds at 9:00 AM. Teams will play five rounds before lunch, and five rounds after lunch plus a final. Play should conclude around 5:00 PM. Staff lunch is free. Team pizza orders may be taken at the time of registration ($20 per pizza) Snacks and water will available at additional cost in the control room. Lexington center is also a 5 minute walk away and boasts plenty of convenient lunch options.

The fees for LIVMIT are as follows:
$80 per team
-$10 experienced staffer discount (max 1 per school)
-$5 functional buzzer set discount (max 2 per school)
-$10 new team discount (applies to schools that have not fielded a team at a pyramidal quizbowl tournament since January 12th, 2017)
-$15/100 miles distance discount
Minimum Fee: $60
Note that all discounts are from the overall cost, not per team.

If you plan to pay by check, please make the check made out to "Town of Lexington" and indicate "Lexington Quiz Bowl Team" in the memo section.

We hope to see you on January 12th!

Current field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Philips Academy (1/2/0)
Roxbury (3/2/0)
Belmont (2/2/0)
AMSA (3/2/1)
Wilton High (1/0/0)
Brookline (1/1/0)
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Re: LIVMIT (Lexington, MA) 1/12/19

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This is just a reminder to keep those registrations coming!
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Registration will close at 9 p.m. on Thursday, January 10th. Please send any remaining registrations in as soon as possible!
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Final Pool (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Phillips Academy (1/2/0)
House (2/0/many)
Roxbury (3/2/0)
Belmont (2/2/0)
AMSA (3/2/1)
Wilton High (1/0/0)
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Lexington High School '19 (Co-President)

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