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2020 ACF Regionals at British Columbia (01/25/2020)

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:13 pm
by carlosjdoebeli
I am pleased to announce that the Northwest site of 2020 ACF Regionals will be held at the University of British Columbia on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

The tournament will take place at Buchanan Block D building, 1866 Main Mall, room D201. Team check in will start at 8:30am, with gameplay beginning at 9:00am. Arnav Sood will be the tournament director. Please direct any questions about this site to us at [email protected], or to Arnav at [email protected].

In general, teams where players are all attending the same school and all taking at least one class for credit during the 2019–2020 school year are eligible to play 2020 ACF Regionals. ACF’s full eligibility rules are available here. Questions about eligibility should be directed to [email protected].

This tournament will follow ACF’s official gameplay rules.

Fill out the central 2020 ACF Regionals registration form with all relevant information. The form is here: The field for each site can be found here.

The field cap is 8 (with possible expansion given sufficient interest), after which teams will be placed on a waitlist. Please register by January 20, 2020 at the latest.

  • Base fee: $150
  • New to quizbowl discount: –$100
  • Shorthanded discount (1–2 players): –$75
  • Buzzers: –$10 per functional system
  • Staffers: –$15 per staffer with functional laptop
  • Travel: –$10 per 200 miles traveled one-way
The new to quizbowl discount is intended for schools that did not send a team to any regular collegiate academic tournament (exclusively Novice tournaments do not count) since September 2018, and have no one on the team(s) claiming this discount who played those tournaments for another school.

Packet Discounts/Penalties
Any team with at least two people on it who played a regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournament (either as a college student or as a high school student) prior to September 1, 2018 is required to submit a half-packet. If they have not already requested them, teams will receive their distribution after registering. If you are unsure whether your team is required to submit a half-packet, please email ACF at [email protected].

The submission schedule is as follows (your submission must be sent to [email protected] by 11:59 PM PDT):
  • November 10, 2019: –$50
  • November 24, 2019: –$25
  • December 8, 2019: –$0
  • December 22, 2019: +$25
  • December 29, 2019: +$50
Packets submitted later than December 29 will receive an additional penalty of +$10 per day starting on December 30.

Hope to see you in Vancouver on January 25th!

Re: 2020 ACF Regionals at British Columbia (01/25/2020)

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:20 pm
by ArnavS
Field for this tournament is:

Oregon A
Capilano A

Looking forward to see you all on Saturday.

Re: 2020 ACF Regionals at British Columbia (01/25/2020)

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:20 pm
by ArnavS
Final results: Oregon beat UBC in a final after winning a play-in against UW. Capilano got 4th.

Great performances by new players at UBC.

Will post stats etc. soon. Thanks all for coming to what was possibly the first the first ACF Regs in Western Canada.