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MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:17 pm
by dollmi
The Manheim Township High School Academic Challenge will be held on Saturday, December 16th at Manheim Township High School in Lancaster, PA.

The tournament will use NAQT’s IS-171A.

The tournament will have two divisions: Varsity and JV/Novice. Any team may register for the varsity division. The JV/Novice division is designed for teams with less quiz bowl experience or younger players. If you aren’t sure which division is appropriate, please ask!

Further information is available on our website at:

To register, please download the registration form from the website. Please email the information on the form to Missy Doll at [email protected], and bring that form with you to Manheim Township High School on December 16th along with your registration fee.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:22 pm
by dollmi
School (# Varsity/ # Novice)
Bermudian Springs (1/2)
Berwick (1/1)
Carver E & S (0/3)
Cedar Crest (1/1)
Concord (1)
Downingtown East (1/2)
Downingtown STEM (2/1)
ELCO (0/1)
Emmaus (2/1)
Friends Select (3/0)
Great Valley (4/1)
Hempfield (2/1)
Henderson (2/1)
Huntingdon (1/1)
"Ilium" (1)
Lakeland (1)
Lampeter Strasburg (1/1)
Lancaster Catholic (1/1)
Lancaster Mennonite (1/1)
Lebanon (0/1)
Lehigh Valley Academy (1/1)
MT Middle (0/2)
Moravian Academy (1/1)
Penn Manor (1/1)
Red Lion (1)
Science Leadership Academy (1/1)
State College (0/2)
Unionville (1)
Wallenpaupack (1/1)
Waynesboro (0/1)
"Western Lehigh" (1/0)
Total: 64 (34/30)

Registration is now closed.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:05 am
by dollmi
The field cap has been increased to 42 teams.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:10 am
by dollmi
The field cap has been increased to 48 teams. Thank you to all the outside moderators and teams that have registered moderators, making it possible to keep expanding the field!

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:20 pm
by dollmi
Field expansion is contingent upon additional staff. Please register ASAP, and teams may be placed on a wait list at this point.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:35 am
by dollmi
Thanks to everyone that has signed up to staff, registration will remain open until Friday.

The field currently stands at 65 teams if anyone else would like to attend.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:42 pm
by dollmi
Thank you to everyone who came to the 2017 MTHS Academic Challenge this year and made this an awesome 64 team tournament! Stats were submitted to NAQT by 4 p.m. Stats have also been posted on, but the official results will be available at ... nt_id=8461.

Congratulations to Lehigh Valley Academy for winning the tournament! The top varsity teams were:
1. Lehigh Valley Academy A
2. Downingtown STEM A
3. Ilium
4. Great Valley A
5. Friends Select A
6. Hempfield A
7. Downingtown East A
8. Lancaster Mennonite A
9. Henderson A and Henderson B

The top 15% of teams qualified for HSNCT. That should be the top 10, but that will be determined by NAQT.
The top 20% of teams in the varsity division also qualified for NSC, which should be Lehigh Valley Academy, Downingtown STEM, Ilium, Great Valley, Friends Select, Hempfield, and Downingtown East.

Congratulations to Lebanon for winning the novice division! The top teams in the novice division were:
1. Lebanon
2. MT Middle School B
3. Emmaus C
4. Downingtown STEM C
5. State College B
6. Wallenpaupack B
7. Hempfield C
8. Downingtown East B

Special thanks to the dozens of moderators that came out to make this tournament possible!! Thank you to Chris C., Bern M., Ryan B., Pete S., Campbell F., Ian L., Ashish K., Nancy N., Sohum S., Todd G., Shane T., Alex S., Jake D., Bill T., Eric M., Alex E., Waley H., Matthew A., Brian, Heather S., Matt P., Colton S., Shayar B., Patrick M., Jack E., Nathan J., Victor P., Ryan N., Ben H., Phoebe B., Tatyana Z., Brandon R., Steve H., Lauren K., Mark F., Becky L., Debbie C., and all the current MT students that also signed up. And thank you all of our coaches and former coaches—Chris M., Ben O., and Tammy S.—that helped me in the stats room to keep everything running smoothly. (And I'm sorry if I missed anyone on that list!!)

Thank you all and congratulations to the top teams! We hope everyone will join us for the 2018 MTHS Academic Challenge next year!

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:36 pm
by Antrobus63
Well done, Missy and Manheim staff! PA QB continues to get stronger every day.

Re: MTHS Academic Challenge (12/16/17) Lancaster, PA

Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:29 pm
by BulldogBuzzers
Amazingly well-run effort with over 60 teams in attendance, Coach Doll! (Up from 14 teams in spring 2015.)
Thanks to you and everyone at Manheim Township for hosting!