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New England date claims '17-'18

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I thought now would be a good time to get an idea of next year's tournament schedule in New England. Lexington will probably host a tournament mirroring a set TBD, sometime in December, expect more details later.

September -
16 - Yale FaCT (NAQT IS-169A) http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =1&t=20234
30 - Plymouth Regional High School (NAQT IS-167A) http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... t=plymouth

October -
14 - MIT Fall Tournament (RMBCT) http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... t=mit+fall
21 - Darien Invitational III (DEFT) , New Hampshire History Bee and Bowl (NHBB)
28 - Central Massachusetts Fall Tournament (NAQT IS-171A) , Harvard Penn Bowl Mirror (College difficulty)

November -
11 - HFT (HFT) http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =1&t=20218

December -
9 - Phillips Academy Winter Tournament (IS-170)

January -
6 - LIIIMIT (WHAQ II)

February -
10 - BHSAT (BHSAT)

March -
31 - ATHENA II (ATHENA II)

April -
27-29 - NAQT SSNCT (Chicago)

May -
25-27 - NAQT HSNCT (Atlanta)

June -
2-3 - PACE NSC (DC)

purple = NAQT set
red = housewritten/PACE distribution set
green = NHBB tournament
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As stated on the NY/NJ claims, Darien is tentatively planning on hosting its to be announced housewrite on November 11.
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Harvard will tentatively host HFT on Saturday, November 11th as well.
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If anyone wants to venture south, Hunter is mirroring SCOP Novice on 10/28 (probably) and running Prison Bowl XI on 3/24 (almost certainly).
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Plymouth Regional High School in New Hampshire would tentatively like to claim the date of September 30, 2017. We will be mirroring the newly-created University of Maryland house write set, a regular-difficulty high school set, following standard NAQT rules. We are setting a cap at 24 and would love to see teams from New Hampshire join us, as well as teams from other states to get the season off and running.
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AMSA would like to claim October 28, 2017 for the Central Mass Fall Tournament (Name subject to clever upgrade).

We're hoping to host an event this year that isn't snowed out, but just in case, October 29 will be the snow day! Sunday tournaments are rare, but after last year, probably preferable to driving in 2 ft of snow.

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Darien is tentatively changing the date of Darien Invitational III (using DEFT, just want to make the clarification) to October 21.
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AMSA will be using NAQT set 171A for the Central Mass Fall Tournament.
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ATHENA II at Lexington High School will be on March 31st.
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Quick note that the Plymouth Regional Inaugural Tournament is indeed on for September 30, but we are not using Maryland Fall nor WHAQ II, as Jacob informed us that Lexington may be mirroring that set later in the year. We are going to use IS167A. Tournament details are in the tournament forum.
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MIT Fall will be on October 14 this year. Announcement posted here.
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I'm going to throw out my name as a blanket offer for tournaments in search of volunteers. It's been a while since I've read for anything not NHBB, so I'd like to de-rust and be a member of the community again!

Feel free to email me if you're directing a tournament and you need some more moderators! My email is: [email protected]
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Darien Invitational III has been announced: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20452
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Harvard is hosting a Penn Bowl mirror on October 28th, and is open to any high school teams that are interested.
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NHBB Tournaments in New England:

October 21 - New Hampshire - Hanover High
March 3 - Connecticut - Newtown High, Sandy Hook
March 31 - NE Championships - ConVal Regional High, Peterborough, NH

Two Boston area tournaments in the works and hoping for one in Maine this year as well.
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Phillips Academy would like to claim December 9, 2017 for the PA Winter Tournament (PAWT) using NAQT set IS-170.

Hopefully there will not be any major snowstorms, but just in case, Sunday, December 10 would be the snow day.
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Added NHBB tournament for November 18.

Boston Area Fall NHBB at Salem Academy Charter School.

Registration details and a link to register on this page
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NHBB has added a Vermont tournament at Burlington High on February 17
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Hanover High will be hosting the OATH on IS-172 on Saturday, March 3. We're the only New England host slated to use this set, and therefore hope to attract teams from New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and perhaps other states in the region. If you've any interest in attending, drop me a line :party:
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Acton-Boxborough Quiz Bowl will tentatively be holding ABIT II on March 17th, 2018.
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NHBB has added the Massachusetts State Championships at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, MA on Saturday, February 3.
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Just wanted to point out that ATHENA II and the New England NHBB Championships are on the same date. I'm sure most teams would like to attend both.
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ATHENA II is now cancelled. We look forward to hosting it next year.
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Phillips Academy would like to claim Saturday, April 7th for MA State Championships using set SCT-18.
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AB Quiz Bowl is changing the date of ABIT II to March 3rd, 2018 due to space conflict issues on the previous date.
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AMSA will be hosting a Middle School tournament on March 10. We'll be using NAQT questions. We'd really love to see a more active Middle School circuit in Massachusetts so get out to your feeder schools and recruit! This will improve quiz bowl for all of our teams! It's also an opportunity for High School kids to gain leadership experience and community service hours. More details to come!
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Boston Latin School would like to claim March 24 as a tournament date. No specifics have been decided but the question set will likely be a mirror. It will be a regular difficulty tournament.
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Just wondering what the status is on BHSAT. When will it be run?
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BHSAT is February 10th at Yale.
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Belmont High School would like to tentatively claim March 17 for a tournament. Exact details (set, logistics, etc.) and creative acronym will be coming soon.
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Due to administrative issues, Belmont will be moving our tournament back to either April 21 or April 28. If any teams would prefer one date or another, please let us know, as we have time to figure it out.
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I'm not sure how many teams are affected by this, but National History Bowl is the weekend of the 21st and SSNCT is the weekend of the 28th.
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troyharris wrote:I'm not sure how many teams are affected by this, but National History Bowl is the weekend of the 21st and SSNCT is the weekend of the 28th.
I believe NHBB Nationals is actually the same weekend as SSNCT. Regardless, we're aware that this does mean that some cannot attend the tournament if it were to be held on the 28th, but unfortunately, there's very little we can do about it. If we hold it on the 21st, we don't have that specific issue, but the 21st is the end of the April break for MA public high schools, so that is something we're taking into account. Again, if teams have any preference one way or another, please let us know so we can figure out a date that could work for the most teams in the area!

EDIT: We have decided on holding our tournament on the 28th and will be mirroring Prison Bowl. Thanks to all teams that voiced their preferences!
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You are correct. They are on the same weekend this year.
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Hopper Chromatography wrote:Acton-Boxborough Quiz Bowl will tentatively be holding ABIT II on March 17th, 2018.
Is this happening? Trying to plan out the rest of our calendar and $$. Thanks!
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jessbowen wrote:
Hopper Chromatography wrote:Acton-Boxborough Quiz Bowl will tentatively be holding ABIT II on March 17th, 2018.
Is this happening? Trying to plan out the rest of our calendar and $$. Thanks!
They changed the date to March 3rd, but yes, I am also curious as to whether or not this is still happening.
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Thiccasso's Guernthicca wrote:They changed the date to March 3rd, but yes, I am also curious as to whether or not this is still happening.
I've been informed A-B is no longer holding their tournament. They've registered for the OATH, which we're hosting on the same date. We'd welcome registrations from AMSA, Belmont, and any other Mass. teams that felt like making the trek up to Hanover.
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Apologies for the retroactive claim, but Phillips Academy would like to claim April 7th for the MA State Championship and May 19th tentatively for our housewrite.
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Harvard is almost certainly going to mirror the Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) in March/April. While it is geared for college students, we also encourage high schools to consider playing as it will be good practice for nationals.
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AGoodMan wrote:Harvard is almost certainly going to mirror the Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) in March/April. While it is geared for college students, we also encourage high schools to consider playing as it will be good practice for nationals.
Pending final approval from the school, we plan on hosting SMT on 3/31. I believe ATHENA II has been cancelled, so there should not be any major conflicts on that date.
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AGoodMan wrote:
AGoodMan wrote:Harvard is almost certainly going to mirror the Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) in March/April. While it is geared for college students, we also encourage high schools to consider playing as it will be good practice for nationals.
Pending final approval from the school, we plan on hosting SMT on 3/31. I believe ATHENA II has been cancelled, so there should not be any major conflicts on that date.
NHBB's New England Championships are on that date, which may be a slight conflict.
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MIT will be hosting a mirror of FACTS on March 10: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =1&t=20959
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AGoodMan wrote:
AGoodMan wrote:Harvard is almost certainly going to mirror the Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) in March/April. While it is geared for college students, we also encourage high schools to consider playing as it will be good practice for nationals.
Pending final approval from the school, we plan on hosting SMT on 3/31. I believe ATHENA II has been cancelled, so there should not be any major conflicts on that date.
SMT mirror has been announced, and hybrid/chimera high school teams are allowed.
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