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UKY Fall 2020 Announcement

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:26 pm
by UkyEmilyG
The University of Kentucky Quiz Bowl Team is pleased to announce the eighth annual University of Kentucky Fall Championship, a high school quiz bowl tournament taking place on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Due to the current circumstances, we will be hosting the tournament remotely through an online format. The tournament will begin by 9:30 AM EST and we hope to conclude no later than 5:30 PM.

This tournament is regionally closed, so it will only be open to Kentucky teams and teams from surrounding areas.

Registration

This tournament will be run through Discord. We will have a tentative cap of 16 teams, and we will increase the cap as we get more staffers. We will limit registrations to A and B teams until September 26th, after which additional teams may be registered. We ask that a team have no more than four players, as substitutions aren’t as practical in online formats. The tournament will feature pool play in the morning, followed by a rebracketing into playoff pools in the afternoon, and all teams can expect to play 9 or 10 games. Games will be standard untimed NAQT format (two halves of 10 tossups and 3-part bonuses without bounce-backs), powers and negs.

Question set

We will be using the 2020-2021 rendition of the Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Tournament (MCMT) set. This is a regular high school difficulty set, and distribution information can be found here:
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Fee Structure

$60 for a school’s first team and $50 for each additional team.
Teams who have never played pyramidal quiz bowl automatically qualify for the minimum fee of $50.
Make checks payable to:
Kentucky Quiz Bowl
(Please do NOT put “University”)
Send to the following address:
109 Burley Avenue
Lexington, KY 40503

To register a team for this tournament or ask any questions, email us at [email protected].

Re: UKY Fall 2020 Announcement

Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:17 pm
by Woody
Is this tournament regionally closed?

Re: UKY Fall 2020 Announcement

Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:24 pm
by UkyEmilyG
Follow Up

This tournament is regionally closed, so it will be open only to Kentucky teams or teams from surrounding areas. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Re: UKY Fall 2020 Announcement

Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:52 pm
by UkyEmilyG
Field Update 10/7

Our field is complete! Thank you to everyone who registered to play or staff. We have 18 teams signed up:

Northmont
Glasgow A & B
Woodford A & B
Henderson A & B
Campbell County
Russell
Edmonson County A & B
Carmel A & B
Grayson County
Dunbar A & B
Elizabethtown
Floyd Central

Re: UKY Fall 2020 Announcement

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:06 am
by ganman0305
I hope all who played today enjoyed MCMT! We have a discussion Discord server up and would love feedback. If you played this tournament, it will be on the UKY Discord.