This tournament will be held at the Cathedral of Learning which is located at 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Parking can most easily be acquired at Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage, which is located at 4101 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Please arrive at the Cathedral of Learning between 8-8:30 AM for registration.
Questions and Format
We will be using the IS-188 set for this tournament. Any team who has played this set in the past in ineligible for this tournament. We will also be using standard NAQT rules for this tournament.
Fees and Discounts
+$70 for the first team registered
+$60 each additional team registered
Buzzer Discount: -$10 to your school's total fee for each fully functional system. A fully functional buzzer system is defined as follows:
Staff Discount: -$10 to your school's total fee. This can be a coach, parent, student, or other person who is not playing. Volunteer staffers must stay through all games (excluding finals).
Travel Discount: -$10 to your school's total fee for every 150 miles traveled one-way from your school's address to the Cathedral of Learning, according to Google Maps.
New Team discount: -$30 for the first team from a school that has not played at a pyramidal weekend quizbowl tournament (IU competitions do not count against this) since September 1st, 2016
There will be a minimum fee of $40 per team
All teams must pay by the day of the tournament. We can accept cash, personal checks, or checks from school, school district, or quizbowl club funds. We have no ability to process purchase orders or credit cards, but we will accept Venmo. Bringing forms of payment outside of the aforementioned methods will be considered nonpayment and are subject to a late fee.
Checks should be made out to "Pitt Quiz Bowl". We can provide invoices in advance to teams that need them as well as a mailing address (available on request)
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at [email protected]. Hope to see you all in March!