2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

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2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Wed Dec 02, 2015 3:01 pm

NAQT is pleased to announce the hosts of its 2016 Sectional Championship Tournaments.

Waterloo
Brown
Rochester
Virginia Commonwealth
Georgia Tech
Valencia
Youngstown State
Illinois
Minnesota
Central Oklahoma
Texas
Colorado
UC Berkeley
Claremont

Contact information for each site is available on naqt.com.

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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:59 pm

Registration is now open for the twelve SCTs with confirmed sites here. I hope to have updates on the additional New England, Central, and Pacific Northwest sites in the near future.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:19 pm

Added the central site at the University of Central Oklahoma.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Urech hydantoin synthesis » Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:53 am

Any update on the New England/Northeast site? I know Columbia _could_ host if our hand is forced, but we wouldn't be able to contribute very many house staffers.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Smuttynose Island » Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:56 pm

Is there any new information regarding the Pacific Northwest site of SCT?
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:13 pm

christino wrote:Any update on the New England/Northeast site?
Brown will host the New England SCT.

I'll post an update on the Northwest site as soon as we are able to confirm room reservations.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by minusfive » Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:11 pm

What's the rule on schools attending two sites? I can't seem to find the page that used to address this.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:56 pm

minusfive wrote:What's the rule on schools attending two sites? I can't seem to find the page that used to address this.
Teams are welcome to attend multiple SCT sites if they so choose (the usual cases involve combined fields and/or players enrolled in some kind of distance-education classes).
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:19 pm

The Pacific Northwest site of SCT has been canceled due to lack of interest.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:13 pm

NAQT college eligibility rules C.12 wrote:Appeals for exceptions to these Eligibility Rules must be made in advance to the NAQT Eligibility Committee. Please e-mail eligibility@naqt.com. Requests must be received at least 7 calendar days in advance of the start of the competition or they will be summarily denied.
If you would like to request an eligibility exception for the 2016 SCT, please email us (eligibility@naqt.com) no later than this Friday.
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Benin Rebirth Party » Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:26 am

So the Canadian site is 6 teams per division, 2RR and 4/2 split. Why do records not carry over for the playoff round robin? Our tournament record is being decided on THREE games?!?!?
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:43 pm

Records do, in fact, carry over in that setup (and we have notified the td at Waterloo accordingly). Thanks for bringing this to our attention!
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Re: 2016 NAQT SCT: February 6

Post by Important Bird Area » Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:14 am

Please note that the SCT set will be used for future tournaments, including NAQT's community college championship and a number of spring high school events. For question-specific discussion, please select "2016 SCT discussion" from your user control panel.
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