WAT III @ Westview HS - San Diego, CA (17 January 2015)

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WAT III @ Westview HS - San Diego, CA (17 January 2015)

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Westview High School is pleased to announce Westview Academic Tournament III, or WAT III. WAT III will be a regular-difficulty high school tournament, co-directed by Kevin Li and Lucia Yang.

DATE/TIME: WAT III shall take place on Saturday, 17 January 2015. Check-in shall begin at 8:00 A.M., and matches shall begin promptly at 9:00 A.M.

LOCATION: WAT III shall take place on the campus of Westview High School, located at 13500 Camino del Sur, San Diego, CA 92129. Vehicles may park in either lot and persons may enter the campus through the front gates. Matches shall take place in the classrooms in the J and L buildings. A map of the campus can be found here.

REGISTRATION: Teams must register for WAT III by either (1) filling out this form OR (2) emailing [email protected] with the following information: (1) the school's name, (2) the number of teams, (3) the number of buzzers, (4) the number of moderators, and (5) qualification for the distance or new school discount. There is no team limit until further notice. Registrations shall be confirmed with a reply email. Replying to this thread will not register a team. The registration fee may be paid on-site with either cash or check. Please make all checks payable to Westview.

PRICING
$80 for first team
$70 for subsequent teams

DISCOUNTS:
-$5 (off total school cost) for each fully functioning buzzer system
-$10 (off total school cost) for each competent staff member present the entire tournament
-$40 (off total school cost) for schools that have not competed in an NAQT tournament in the past year
-$5 (off total school cost) for every fifty (50) miles travelled one-way, according to Google Maps

Minimum fee: $20 per team

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: The tournament shall use the NAQT IS-140 set and shall adhere to official NAQT rules, with the exception that matches shall be run as untimed halves of ten questions each. A preliminary round robin in the morning shall be followed by round robin playoffs in the afternoon based on win-loss records. Ties shall be resolved on the basis of points per bonus within brackets, and ties crossing different brackets shall be resolved on the basis of points per game.

As stated in the NAQT HSNCT (High School National Championship Tournament) qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the 2015 HSNCT held in Chicago, Illinois.

WAT III has also be PACE NSC platinum-certified, meaning that the top 25% of the field will qualify for the 2015 PACE NSC held in Washington D.C.

SIDE EVENT: Spongebob!! is a just-for fun individual side event written by Eddie Kim. More information about the side event can be found here.

FOOD: A light breakfast shall be provided in the lobby, and eateries exist within a comfortable walking distance of the campus. Food options are within a comfortable 5-10 minute walking distance and include places such as Albertsons, Rubio’s, Subway, Pick Up Stix, Starbucks, Luna Grill, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, etc.

INQUIRIES: Any inquiries can be resolved through emailing [email protected] or posting on the SoCal Quiz Bowl Facebook group.
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Re: WAT III @ Westview HS - San Diego, CA (17 January 2015)

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This post is reserved for the field.

FIELD (as of 1/10)
1. La Jolla
2. La Jolla
3. La Jolla
4. Canyon Crest
5. Canyon Crest
6. Grauer School
7. North Hollywood
8. Santa Monica
9. Santa Monica
10. Santa Monica
11. Scripps Ranch
12. Carmel Valley
13. Cathedral Catholic
14. Cathedral Catholic
15. Rancho Bernardo
16. Rancho Bernardo
17. Arcadia
18. Arcadia
19. Arcadia
20. Arcadia
21. Torrey Pines
22. Torrey Pines
23. Irvine
24. Irvine
25. Del Norte
26. Bishop's
27. Bishop's
28. Mt. Carmel
29. Westview
30. Torrey Pines

BUZZERS
1. Carmel Valley
2. Rancho Bernardo
3. Rancho Bernardo
4. Arcadia
5. Arcadia
6. Irvine
7. Irvine
8. Torrey Pines
9. Bishop's
10.

MODERATORS
1. Ashwin V.
2. Aseem K.
3. Eddie K.
4. Harrison Q.
5. Corry W.
6. Catherine W.
7. Michael Y.
8.
9.
10.
Lucia Yang
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Re: WAT III @ Westview HS - San Diego, CA (17 January 2015)

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Statistics for the tournament may be found here.

Thanks to everyone who came out to the tournament!
Lucia Yang
Westview High '15
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