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The 2021 Jesse Brown Small School Showcase

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:05 pm
by Scottietodd
Hello everyone,

The Kentucky Quiz Bowl Alliance is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Jesse Brown Small School Showcase, which will be held virtually this year on Saturday, January 30th, 2021. This tournament is a free event and is by invitation only. Schools that are invited include past participants in the SSNCT, schools with a tradition of playing quiz bowl, or schools that are included by simple outreach. All schools that participate in the JBSSS must meet the NAQT definition for a Traditional or Public small school. If you are interested in more details about the Jesse Brown or in being included in this year's JBSSS, see information at the bottom of the thread.

The JBSSS will play using NAQT IS - 199, will have powers and negs but no bouncebacks.
The tournament will be played using ZOOM (or another platform TBD) and buzzin.live

The field for the Jesse Brown for this year includes 18 teams. Our initial wave of invitations have been sent out and currently the field includes:

The field is full/closed!
18/18
Itawamba MS
Southside SC
Edmonson County KY
Glasgow KY
Plymouth NH
Danville KY
Floyd Central KY
Russell KY
Huntingdon PA
Geneva NY
Cloverleaf OH
Macomb IL
Southwestern IL
Williamsville IL
Moravia NY
Ottawa Hills OH
West Point AL
Beachwood OH

Waitlist:
Empty

For teams who are interested in participating in the Jesse Brown:
Our first wave of invitations carry a deadline of December 1st. We will send out a second wave of invitations after that date. If you
are interested in competing in the JBSSS, please contact the regular in-person host Todd Garrison at [email protected]
or Tyler Reid, the tournament director, at [email protected].

Information: The Jesse Brown Small School Showcase was introduced in February of 2020 and included 10 small schools from across the Ohio Valley, Kentucky, and the South. Teams are provided with free accommodations, no fee to play, dinner and games on Friday night, and Lunch on Saturday. We look forward to demonstrating our hospitality again in the coming years after things settle down.