MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

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MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:17 pm

HSAPQ, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Quizbowl Championship Association, is pleased to announce our Massachusetts Quizbowl Championship at MIT on April 5, 2014! This tournament will feature the top 6 finishing teams at each of the regional tournaments at Amherst and Harvard on March 8.

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 whose player correctly answered 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 for your nearest regional tournament, or to find out more information, please visit http://www.maquizbowl.com/!
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by Corry » Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:03 pm

If a team qualifies for this tournament, how can it register? I don't see any registration options available for this tournament on the maquizbowl website yet.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:17 pm

Corry wrote:If a team qualifies for this tournament, how can it register? I don't see any registration options available for this tournament on the maquizbowl website yet.
Teams were notified of qualification by email shortly after the regional tournaments and asked to register by responding. All qualifiers in MA have done so.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by t-bar » Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:01 pm

This happened. Sharon took home the championship on a tiebreaker tossup in the second game of an advantaged final, while AMSA came in second. Acton-Boxborough at third and Lexington at fourth completed the top four.

There was a lot of intense competition from the top of the field to bottom today. Thanks to everyone for coming!
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by vcpavao » Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:06 pm

Very interesting set!

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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by KnicksRule » Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:35 pm

vcpavao wrote:Very interesting set!
Our team felt the same way. Was there a predefined distribution for this set?

Also, will the NASAT roster be posted on this page?
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by jwerbs1217 » Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:12 pm

How did the other teams do? Who got 5th, 6th, etc.?

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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by Mewto55555 » Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:58 pm

KnicksRule wrote:
vcpavao wrote:Very interesting set!
Our team felt the same way. Was there a predefined distribution for this set?
The following distribution was used:

Literature 3.5/5
History 3.5/5
Science 4/5
Arts 1.5/2
RMP 1/1
Geography 1/1
Social Science (incl. Foreign Language) .5/.5
Current Events 1/.5
Trash 1/2
Computational Math 0/3

Note that the bonus numbers are higher because they include both the bonuses attached to tossups and the eight bonuses in the second period.

Results/stats will be up soon; please remember not to discuss the set, as there are other mirrors of it to be played.
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by vcpavao » Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:09 am

I definitely noticed the emphasis on science in this specific set.

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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by t-bar » Sat Apr 12, 2014 9:30 pm

We held NASAT tryouts after the tournament. The following team has been selected and approved by HSAPQ:

Colin Cantwell, Lexington High School
Saadya Chevan, Northampton High School
Regulus Luo, Lexington High School
Shashank Madhu, Advanced Math and Science Academy
Victor Pavao, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
Arjun Sarathy, Lexington High School

Congratulations to Colin, Saadya, Regulus, Shashank, Victor, and Arjun!
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Re: MA Quizbowl Championship @ MIT (4/5/14)

Post by Halved Xenon Stinging » Tue May 20, 2014 9:36 pm

Have stats for this tournament been posted yet?
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