We will follow the official NAQT rules for match play, which can be found at http://www.naqt.com/rules.html. NAQT will supply the questions.
You may enter as many teams from your school as you wish. Up to six students may play for a single team during the course of the tournament, but only four may play at one time. Players may not switch from one of their school’s teams to another during the course of the tournament. You may register by physical mail using the included form or by emailing the relevant information to email@example.com, which is overwhelmingly preferred. In either case, please provide an email address and check it regularly. All follow-up communication about this event, including any emergency announcements in the event of inclement weather, etc., will occur by e-mail.
The fee structure is as follows:
- $70 for the first team from a school, $60 for the second team, $50 for the third team, etc.
- $10 off your total fee for each working buzzer system brought
- $10 off for each team from a school that has never attended a Pitt tournament before
- $10 off per moderator brought to assist with the tournament
- $10 off for traveling over 200 miles to attend
- $5 for each timer system.
Brandon Sherman (Quiz Bowl)
190 Lothrop St. Room 625
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
or pay with a check or cash at the tournament. Please make checks out to “Pitt Quiz Bowl.” Copies of the tournament’s questions will be available afterwards for $20, which can be included with your tournament fee or paid separately. Payment is preferred on the day of the tournament.
Team check-in will run from 8:30 to 9:00, to be followed by a brief orientation meeting. Gameplay will commence until approximately 5:00, with a break for lunch midway. The specific schedule depends on the field size and will be distributed at the tournament. Regardless of tournament schedule, all teams are guaranteed at least ten games.
If you have any questions or concerns not addressed in this letter, or your team has special needs, please contact us using the information below.
Hope to see you there,