Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by AKKOLADE » Tue May 29, 2012 12:48 pm

Think ya missed the word "good" there.
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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by dollmi » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:09 am

I believe Lancaster, PA can now be removed from this list. We've had an active quiz bowl league since the '90's, but we voted last night to switch to NAQT questions.
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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by David Riley » Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:19 pm

Welcome to the other side! (I think you know what I mean).
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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by Mike Bentley » Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:38 pm

dollmi wrote:I believe Lancaster, PA can now be removed from this list. We've had an active quiz bowl league since the '90's, but we voted last night to switch to NAQT questions.
Awesome. Any idea if the Pennsylvania state tournament will be moving to NAQT questions as well?
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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by dollmi » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:24 pm

Mike Bentley wrote:
Awesome. Any idea if the Pennsylvania state tournament will be moving to NAQT questions as well?
If you mean the competition in Harrisburg that the Chester County IU hosts and bills itself as a state championship, I wish!!! I'd even take Questions Unlimited over those questions. With only 2 preliminary rounds (where three teams compete at once), bad questions, and organizers that refuse to follow their own written rules, that tournament is a joke. Even those who win it criticize it.

Manheim Township put in a bid for the PA (or Eastern PA) NAQT State Championship. If we're the host, we're hoping to convince some of the schools that win their IU's to go to the "state championship" to come to a real tournament too. That tournament could be a good way to recruit teams to better question formats.
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Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Post by njsbling » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:50 am

Sacramento now has a fairly active/growing circuit (same with San Francisco/Oakland/South Bay). Hopefully we can promote Fresno and Reno to "active" by the end of April. Bakersfield, Stockton, Modesto, Santa Rosa, and Santa Cruz will hopefully be promoted to "active" next year.
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