Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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On Saturday, September 29, 2018, the University of Maryland, College Park will be hosting the Mid-Atlantic Mirror of the Early Fall Tournament (EFT). This is a regular-minus difficulty tournament; more information on the question set and player eligibility can be found @ viewtopic.php?f=8&t=20808.

Eligibility:
Open to college and high school teams.

Fees and Payment:
$120 base fee (per team)
$10 discount for each moderator + laptop
$5 buzzer discount
$10 travel discount
if you are traveling from >200 miles away

Please bring payment on the day of the tournament in the form of cash or a check made out to the "Maryland Academic Quiz Team".

Registration:
Email me at [email protected] to register. Please include the number of teams, staffers, and buzzers that you intend to bring.

Logistics:
Games will tentatively take place in the Jimenez and Math buildings on the University of Maryland campus. The opening meeting will start at 9:00 in Jimenez, and games will begin immediately after this meeting is finished.

Field:
Johns Hopkins University - 3 teams
University of Pennsylvania - 5 teams
University of Delaware - 1 team
Thomas Jefferson - 4 teams
Montgomery Blair - 2 teams
Rutgers - 3 teams
Georgetown Day School - 1 team
Gettysburg - 1 team
University of Virginia - 2 teams
Penn State - 1 team
University of Maryland - 1 team
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Has no one really signed up for this yet?
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Final Field Update (9/20/2018):
Johns Hopkins University - 3 teams
University of Pennsylvania - 5 teams
University of Delaware - 1 team
Thomas Jefferson - 4 teams
Montgomery Blair - 2 teams
Rutgers - 3 teams
Georgetown Day School - 1 team
Gettysburg - 1 team
University of Virginia - 2 teams
Penn State - 1 team
University of Maryland - 1 team

This is our final field of 24 teams.
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Is there/what is the field cap?
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Blair signed two teams up for this so I think the initial post has just not been updated with the field (although I don't know who else has signed up)
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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The field should now be current. Since the OP of this thread only has 3 posts, every edit needs moderator approval.
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Registration for EFT is now closed. We have reached capacity.

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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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If it's not showing because it takes a bit for newer posters I don't mean to be rush, but does this mean the field cap is 17 teams?
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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The Billiards Fool wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:32 pm
If it's not showing because it takes a bit for newer posters I don't mean to be rush, but does this mean the field cap is 17 teams?
To ensure a quicker response, I just want to let everyone know that we hope to accommodate all of the teams that have registered today, with a field cap of hopefully 24 teams depending on the number of staffers we can confirm. If any of the teams that are coming or intend to come could bring (additional) staffers, it would become much easier for us to expand the field. Please let Rohan and I know if you are willing to do so!
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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This tournament was won by Johns Hopkins A after defeating Maryland A in a disadvantaged final. Thank you to all of the teams who have come to our tournament! We apologize for the delays and miscommunications, but hope we were able to provide a smooth and enjoyable experience. Prelim and playoff stats are already posted and I will work on getting combined stats in by the end of the day.
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Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

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Thanks to everyone for playing. To discuss the set, please join the discussion forum at User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> 2018 EFT Discussion.
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