Breaking into the monopoly

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Breaking into the monopoly

Post by Aziridine » Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:54 am

So I'm on my college's quizbowl team (science/orgo specialist) and want to change the way things are done in my county (Westchester). NAC has a stronghold on us and I need to get HFT style tournaments up and running there...but how would this work? Anyone got tips, or is this like asking NY to vote for a Republican?

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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by BuzzerZen » Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:06 am

What the hell Watkins proxy.
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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by pray for elves » Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:59 am

Aziridine wrote:Anyone got tips, or is this like asking NY to vote for a Republican?
Now, what's so difficult about that?
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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by Deviant Insider » Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:54 am

You get questions (see this or this), pick a date and location for your tournament, and invite the schools in your area to it. You should also talk to any coaches you know in your area about what factors would influence their decision to attend your tournament and whether they would help you recruit other teams to it.
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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by erkifish26 » Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:20 pm

I'd definitely be willing to help... I've been trying to get this done for a few months now. Let me know what you have in mind.
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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by Sima Guang Hater » Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:21 am

Andy, you're trying way too hard man.
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Re: Breaking into the monopoly

Post by Mechanical Beasts » Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:47 am

As I said in the comp math thread: this is my lab partner. His writing style is nothing like mine!

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