MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

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MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:14 pm

HSAPQ, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Quizbowl Championship Association, is pleased to announce our Massachusetts eastern regional tournament at Harvard University on Saturday, March 8, 2014! The top 6 teams from this tournament will qualify for the Massachusetts Quizbowl Championship at MIT on April 5.

Both the regional events and the Massachusetts Quizbowl Championship will use HSAPQ’s 8-8-8 format: a first and third period of 8 powermarked tossups followed by a one-part bonus read to the team which correctly answers the tossup, and a second period of 8 directed bonus parts, 4 for each team. This format is designed to provide quicker-moving games to keep new teams engaged, piquing their interest in quizbowl and drawing them to regular local events.

To register or find out more information, please visit http://www.maquizbowl.com/!
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by jmarvin_ » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:25 pm

I sent an email to the address on the website about a week ago, but it hasn't yet been replied to.

Could you clear up the eligibility specifications for these tournaments? The website is very clear that all sorts of schools, public or private, are invited, but the (lack of) restriction to Massachusetts schools is more nebulous, and different parts of the website suggest different things. Are the Massachusetts Quiz Bowl Championship tournaments closed to Massachusetts schools, or open to out-of-state schools such as ours?

Portsmouth Christian would be elated to participate in these HSAPQ events, and, precluding any conflicts of scheduling or funding, would surely register and attend. We don't have an analogous league up in New Hampshire, and are forced to travel out of the state for any pyramidal events.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:41 pm

Sorry, it is a state championship for Massachusetts, so no schools from other states are eligible to participate.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by hanbarasu95 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:28 am

Hi! I just wanted to pass along a question that was asked by my former HS quiz bowl coach, that perhaps you could answer? Are these tournaments affiliated in any way with the PACE-NSC or the HSNCT? As in, can you qualify for either tournament through this?
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:11 pm

Only tournaments that use NAQT questions are HSNCT qualifiers. (That being said, we of course welcome wildcard bids from teams with a history of strong performance on non-NAQT questions.)
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by fett0001 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:35 pm

While this tournament has not yet officially been affiliated with PACE NSC, I have no reason to think that it will not be.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by Mike Bentley » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:47 am

To confirm, yes, this tournament is eligible for PACE affiliation.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by vcpavao » Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:22 pm

Hello,

By any chance could you post the list of teams going to Harvard, also the list of teams going to Amherst?

Thank you

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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by KnicksRule » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:24 pm

Could you please post a field update?
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:03 pm

Ten teams qualified for the state tournament. In order of finish they are:

Lexington, Acton-Boxborough, AMSA, Arlington, Sharon, Hingham, Weston, Abby Kelley Foster, Brookline, and Framingham
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by KnicksRule » Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:54 pm

Is there an expected day for stats to come out?
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by STPickrell » Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:36 am

I will be mailed the score sheets, I will scan them and upload them where other HSAPQ folks can tally up the stats.

However, I have not received any score sheets.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship -- Harvard Regional (3/8/14)

Post by vcpavao » Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:49 pm

There is obviously no hurry, but I am just wondering why the stats from the West Regional are out, but those of East Regional haven't yet been tallied. Have they even been mailed yet?

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