MIT Spring Academic Tournament (05/01/2021)

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MIT Spring Academic Tournament (05/01/2021)

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We are excited to announce the ninth annual MIT Spring Academic Tournament, being hosted virtually on Discord on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 from 9am to approximately 5pm Eastern time. We will be using the NAQT IS-201 set, a regular difficulty high school question set.

This tournament is for teams in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Format
Each team can have up to six players on its roster, but only four players may play at any one time. Schools planning to bring seven or more players should register a second team.

The exact number of rounds will depend on the size of the tournament, though we will guarantee a minimum of nine games for all teams. Games will follow standard timing rules for online play.

Fees
The registration fee for this tournament is set at a flat $70 per team and $45 per team for teams new to Quizbowl. There is no staffing discount. Note that a credit or debit card will be required for payment. If this is absolutely infeasible for your team, mention this in your registration email so that we can work out an alternative.

Registration
To register, please email meic1212 [at] mit [dot] edu with your school name and the number of teams you are registering. The field cap is currently 16 teams, though this can be expanded if there is enough interest. Once the field fills, additional teams will be added to a waitlist.

In accordance with MIT policy, all attendees will be required to have their parent or guardian fill out a short online form giving consent for them to attend the tournament.

Cheating and Misconduct
All attendees must adhere to the PACE Code of Conduct. Misconduct should be reported to the staff and/or via the misconduct form found on the Code of Conduct page.

In an effort to counter cheating, we will require all players to have their video on at the tournament. Exceptions may be granted if they are brought to our attention ahead of time. All cheating allegations will be dealt with seriously.

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing you at the tournament!
Catherine Mei

Maple MS '15
Glenbrook North HS '19
MIT '23
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Re: MIT Spring Academic Tournament (05/01/2021)

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Field as of April 15th, 2021
Belmont (2)
AMSA (1)
Lexington (2)
Phillips Academy (1)


Total - 6/ 16
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Catherine Mei

Maple MS '15
Glenbrook North HS '19
MIT '23
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Kimahri
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Joined: Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:57 pm

Re: MIT Spring Academic Tournament (05/01/2021)

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We're a couple weeks away from the tournament - get your registrations in!
Catherine Mei

Maple MS '15
Glenbrook North HS '19
MIT '23
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