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9/19/15 - Unnamed House-Written Tournament at West Point

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West Point High School in Cullman, AL will be hosting our first-annual house-written tournament on Sept. 19. We will be shooting for a difficulty level somewhere between NAQT A-series and Regular IS-sets. We will also still be hosting a tournament on NAQT questions in December.

Registration for this event will be $60 per team with a $5 discount per buzzer system per team.

The questions will be power-marked and we will use powers and negs.

Please let me know ASAP if you are interested in attending. E-mail me [email protected].

Also, this set will be available for mirrors after Sept. 19. Please contact me if you are interested in mirroring our tournament for details.

Thanks.
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Will there be discounts for additional teams?
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cwest123 wrote:Will there be discounts for additional teams?
Sure. $55 for each additional team.

We will also likely have JV division if there are enough interested JV teams. At the very least, we will give a trophy to the top JV team(s).
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If this tournament isn't renamed "Lee Henry's House Party", I'm not sure I can come.
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Count Good Hope in for one team and two buzzer systems. We look forward to it.
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Field Update:

Cordova - 1 team
Covenant Christian - 2 teams
East Lawrence - 2 teams
Good Hope - 1 team
Hewitt-Trussville - 3 teams
James Clemens - 1 team
Hoover - 3 teams
Spain Park - 2 or 3 teams
Springville - 2 teams
Springwood - 1 team
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Cordova would like to enter 1 team and 1 buzzer system. Looking forward to seeing everyone.
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James Clemens plans to bring one team and one buzzer system. Can the registration fees be paid onsite on the tournament date?
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quizbowllee wrote: Good Hope - 2 teams
Due to conflicts, Good Hope will only be able to bring one team, not two.
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sharathun wrote:James Clemens plans to bring one team and one buzzer system. Can the registration fees be paid onsite on the tournament date?
That will be fine. Thanks.
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This annual tournament will now officially be known as SMART (Student-Made Academic Rivalry Tournament).

Here is the up-to-date field. We still have plenty of room for more teams, and I'd love to get up to 30+!

Field Update (as of 9/17/15):

Cordova - 1 team
Covenant Christian - 2 teams
East Lawrence - 2 teams
Good Hope - 1 team
Hewitt-Trussville - 3 teams
James Clemens - 1 team
Hoover - 2 teams
Spain Park - 2 or 3 teams
Springville - 2 teams
Springwood - 1 team
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Any news on what format the tournament will be?
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Also, this tournament is still UNOFFICIALLY known as Lee Henry's House Party.
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Fair enough.

SMART I: Lee Henry's House Party.


As for format, it will be NAQT-style tossups and bonuses, complete with powers and negs.

I will decide whether to do pools, power-matching, etc. when I get a definite number of teams.
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What time will gameplay begin, and is there an estimate of the time that we will finish at?
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sharathun wrote:What time will gameplay begin, and is there an estimate of the time that we will finish at?
I sent all this information to the coaches.

Try to arrive between 8:00 and 8:15. I hope to be playing by 8:30.

I hate trying to estimate when a tournament will end, but we're usually done by 4:00.
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Quick Results:

1st Place - Spain Park A
2nd Place - James Clemens
3rd Place - Springwood

JV Champion: Spain Park C
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Can we expect full stats by Monday?

Good Hope greatly enjoyed the set and tournament as a whole, and would like to thank you guys. We thought the set was very well written.

EDIT: forgot about mirrors
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cwest123 wrote:Can we expect full stats by Monday?

Good Hope greatly enjoyed the set and tournament as a whole, and would like to thank you guys. We thought the set was very well written, and the only complaint/comment any of my teammates had was that there seemed to be [question content issue redacted --Mgmt.].
Full stats definitely will NOT be done by Monday. Truthfully, it may be a while.
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Also, please remember that there are sites that will be mirroring this set, so please do not discuss them.
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I'm working on stats now. Unfortunately, it looks like a few score sheets have gone missing... So the stats will not be 100% complete.
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Nevermind - I found the missing score sheets. Stats coming soon!
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Yay :)
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Will stats for playoffs and final rounds be posted as well?

EDIT: Can we expect playoff round stats?
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