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ACF Fall @ CU Boulder (Nov 3)

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:36 pm
by Wartortullian
I am pleased to announce the Mountain West site of ACF Fall 2018, to be held at CU Boulder on Saturday, 3 November 2018.

Location and schedule:
The tournament will be held on November 3 in the Hellems building. It will begin at 9:00 AM MDT, and teams should arrive between 8:15 and 8:45. Additional information will be emailed to registered teams.

Registration for this event has two steps:
First, please email me at [email protected] with team name, number, and buzzer/staffer information.
Second, fill out the central ACF Fall registration form with all relevant information.

Base fee: $135
Buzzer: -$5/functional system
Staffers: -$10/staffer
Shorthanded fee (teams of 1 or 2 players): $60
"New to Quizbowl" discount: $100

If you're worried about your team's ability to pay, send me an email.

Packet Discounts/Penalties
Any team with at least two people on it who played a regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournament prior to September 1, 2017 is required to submit a packet, unless it is a high school team.

Half-packet templates will be sent out to your team after you have submitted the registration form. If you have questions on the submission guidelines, email them to [email protected] and they'll clarify.

Please submit packets to [email protected] and use “ACF Fall 2018: [Team Name]” in the subject line.

Submission schedule
September 8: -$30
September 22: -$15 (-$30 if optional)
October 6: no penalty (-$15 if optional)
October 13: +$25
October 20: +$50

Packets submitted later than October 20 will receive an additional penalty.

Note Regarding High School Teams
ACF has allowed high school teams to attend to this mirror of ACF Fall on a case-by-case basis, for the reasons described in this post. High school teams interested in attending this mirror should email [email protected] and [email protected] BEFORE registering so ACF can evaluate whether the team meets ACF’s specifications.

For more information, consult the global announcement or email the editors at [email protected]

Current Field:
Colorado A
Colorado B
Colorado C
Kansas State A
Kansas State B
Rock Canyon (high school)

We're setting a hard field cap of 9 teams.

Re: ACF Fall @ CU Boulder (Nov 3)

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:04 pm
by Wartortullian
Due to a lack of rooms in the engineering center, the tournament has been moved to Hellems.

Re: ACF Fall @ CU Boulder (Nov 3)

Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:41 pm
by Wartortullian
We'd like to thank ACF for graciously allowing us to open the field to high school teams.

Re: ACF Fall @ CU Boulder (Nov 3)

Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:33 pm
by Wartortullian
If any well-funded programs want to fly out a B/C/D team, we'd greatly appreciate it. Colorado (and Boulder in particular) is a wonderful place to visit.

Re: ACF Fall @ CU Boulder (Nov 3)

Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:40 pm
by Wartortullian
Congrats to Colorado A for winning this tournament, and to Zach from KSU for being the top scorer. We'd like sincerely thank all the teams who showed up for contributing to a wonderful day of quizbowl.

Stats can be found here.