Darien Invitational V (3/14/2020)

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Darien Invitational V (3/14/2020)

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The Darien High School Quiz Bowl team is pleased to invite your team to Darien Invitational IV on March 14, 2020 at Darien High School (80 High School Lane, Darien, CT). We will be using NAQT's IS-186 set. The tournament is slated to last from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, with registration taking place between 8:15 and 8:45 am. The opening meeting should start promptly at 8:45 am. 

The link for registration is can be found here. Please fill it out and let me know if you have any questions! (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIp ... sp=sf_link

We will be serving a light breakfast in the morning, and teams will have the options of purchasing pizzas for lunch ($15 per full pizza) since there are no lunch options close by. There will also be drinks available. 
 
The pricing for the tournament is as follows:
$80 for the first team
$70 for each subsequent team
-$5 per working buzzer system
-$10 per experienced moderator
-$10 for schools new to pyramidal Quiz Bowl
-$10 for schools traveling 100 miles or more to Darien High School

Any checks will have to be made out to Darien High School, with Quiz Bowl in the memo line. 

IMPORTANT: The final deadline to drop a team without paying the full price of the tournament will be Tuesday, March 10. Try and keep us informed on any changes as soon as possible so that we can have a smoothly run tournament!

Directions:
The tournament will be held at Darien High School, 80 High School Lane, Darien, CT. Coming from Nutmeg Lane, turn left, and enter at the entrance marked “Library”. Coming from High School Lane or Noroton Avenue, turn right around the loop until you pass the flagpole and turn right until you see the entrance marked “Library”. Parking will be available around the entrance.

Rules:
The tournament will use the following rules: each game will consist of two halves of 10 tossups and bonuses each, a negative 5 will be given for the first incorrect answer during the reading of the question, there will be 15-point powers for answering early in the question, there will be no bouncebacks on the bonuses, and there will be 5 second timing for everything instance of answering after the question or buzzing. A team is limited to 6 players, with a maximum of 4 playing at one time, substitutions may be made at the half or during time outs.

If there are any questions, please feel free to send an email and they will be addressed as promptly as possible.

Please respond to this email with your registration information, and I will put it into our form. If you have already done so, please just double check with me so I can make sure that you are on the list. 

Thank you, and we hope to see all of you on March 14!
John Phipps
Darien '20
Middlesex '16
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Re: Darien Invitational V (3/14/2020)

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John Phipps
Darien '20
Middlesex '16
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