Mellon Bowl XVIII, Pittsburgh (10/30/2021)

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Mellon Bowl XVIII, Pittsburgh (10/30/2021)

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Carnegie Mellon Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce that we will host Mellon Bowl XVIII on our Pittsburgh campus on Saturday, October 30, 2021. The field is capped at 18 teams with the potential to expand depending on staff.

Format:
Rounds will be 20 tossups and untimed, but we will keep the tournament moving at a fast and consistent pace. All other rules will be consistent with NAQT standard. See https://www.naqt.com/rules/ for a detailed breakdown of rules. We will be using question set IS-206.

This tournament will be a qualifier for PACE NSC.

Registration:
To register, please fill out this form or email us at [email protected] with with your school name and the number of teams, buzzers, and moderators you plan to bring. Registration will close on Saturday, October 23, a week before the tournament.

Fees and Discounts:
$75 for first team
$65 per additional team
-$5 per fully functional buzzer system (at least eight working buzzers)
-$10 per experienced moderator
-$20 per team for schools new to quiz bowl this year (defined as: schools that did not attend any quizbowl tournaments in the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years.)

The minimum fee per team is $40.

Payment: We expect payment (cash or checks made out to “Carnegie Mellon University”) on the morning of the tournament. Please email us or indicate on the registration form if you need to make other arrangements.

Schedule:
Teams should aim to arrive by 8:30 am, after which we will have an opening meeting followed by morning gameplay. The exact number of rounds and playoff/finals format will be determined by the field size. As the tournament approaches, more detailed logistical information will be provided to registered teams.

COVID policy:
In accordance with CMU rules, all attendees (players, coaches, and staff) will be required to wear facial coverings throughout the duration of the tournament.
If your school has particular COVID-related requirements for extracurricular activities, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know, and we will do our best to accomodate you!

Feel free to post in this thread or reach out to us at [email protected] with any questions you may have. We hope to see you soon!
Gabriel C. - CMU
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Re: Mellon Bowl XVIII, Pittsburgh (10/30/2021)

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Current field (teams/buzzers/staff):

Bishop Canevin (1/0/0)
Central Catholic (2/0/0)
Huntingdon (2/0/0)
Lakewood (2/0/0)
Morgantown (3/0/0)
South Side (1/0/0)
Winchester Thurston (2/1/0)
Gabriel C. - CMU
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