NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.16

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NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.16

Post by Michael Shang » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:02 am

The Johns Hopkins University Quizbowl Team is pleased to announce the second annual Johns Hopkins University High School Quizbowl Tournament!

When and Where
Shaffer Hall, Johns Hopkins University, on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. Registration starts at 8:30 am in Shaffer 3 and the tournament will begin at 9:00 am.

Format
This tournament will follow official NAQT rules, which can be viewed at http://www.naqt.com/rules.html

Question Set
We will be using NAQT Invitational Series #154. Per the NAQT qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the NAQT High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT). Additionally, this tournament is Platinum Certified by PACE, meaning that the top 25% of the field will qualify for the PACE NSC.

Team Entry Fees
$70 per team (minimum of $40 after discounts applied), either cash or check only. Please bring payment on the day of the tournament. Checks should made payable to "Johns Hopkins University"

Discounts
-$20 for staffers, -$5 per working buzzer set.

Food
Pizza will be sold near lunch time, and various restaurants may be found in the vicinity of Johns Hopkins. To see a full list, please visit http://web.jhu.edu/cogsci/visitors/restaurants.html

Parking
Parking is available at the South Garage, at the flat rate of $8 for the entire day.

Registration Deadline
Please email mshang1@jhu.edu by April 10th and indicate the number of teams, number of buzzers, number of potential staffers. Please include "Johns Hopkins Quizbowl Tournament Registration" in the subject line.

Questions?
Don't hesitate to ask! Direct your questions to mshang1@jhu.edu
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:05 am

The current field:

School/# of Teams/Buzzers/Staffers
St. Andrew's Episcopal School (Ridgeland, MS)/1/0/0
Calvert Hall/2/0/0
C. Milton Wright/1/1/1
Newark Charter/1/0/0
Perry Hall/1/1/1
Wilde Lake/1/1/0
Manheim Township/3/3/0
JEB Stuart/1/1/0
Centennial/3/3/1
Thomas Jefferson/2/2/0
Richard Montgomery/2/3/1
Middlesex Middle School (Darien, CT)/1/6/0
Georgetown Preparatory School/1/0/0
Walter Johnson High School/1/1/0
Glenelg/1/1/0
Maret/1/0/0
Howard/1/1/1
Total: 24/24/5

(maximum number of teams: 24)

Waitlist:
Maret/1/0/0
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:10 pm

Great news! We've received Platinum Certification from Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence, so the top 25% of the field will qualify for the PACE NSC!
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:36 am

With about two months left before the registration deadline, reminder emails have just been sent out. Keep those registrations coming!
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:10 pm

One month to go till the tournament, and half the field is filled! To ensure a spot at the tournament, please make sure to get those registrations in as soon as possible!
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:48 pm

Another reminder email has been sent - we're down to only five more spots open! If you've already registered, please check the above posts to ensure that the details are correct.
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:34 am

The field is now full! If you are interested in having a team on the waitlist, please let me know as soon as possible at mshang1@jhu.edu.
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Wed Apr 13, 2016 6:21 pm

The final logistics email has been sent out! If your team has not submitted a roster/phone number of a coach yet, please do so immediately! Send the information to mshang1@jhu.edu.

So far, I am still waiting on rosters and contact information from the following schools:

JEB Stuart
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Re: NAQT Johns Hopkins Invitational - Baltimore, MD - 4.16.1

Post by Michael Shang » Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:50 am

This tournament happened, and results can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3511/

After a nail-biting advantage final match, Richard Montgomery A defeated Thomas Jefferson A to win its twelfth (out of twelve) game of the day. For the second year in a row, congratulations to Richard Montgomery for going undefeated and for winning the tournament!

Congratulations to Richard Montgomery A, Thomas Jefferson A, Manheim Township A, Manheim Township B, Walter Johnson, and Centennial A for qualifying for the PACE NSC. An additional congratulations to Richard Montgomery A, Thomas Jefferson A, Manheim Township A, and Manheim Township B for also qualifying for the NAQT HSNCT.

Email have been sent to coaches with links to Google forms to evaluate the overall tournament, and if you have questions, feel free to reach me at mshang1@jhu.edu.

Hope to see you all next year!
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