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2020 ACF Regionals at Kansas State University (01/25/2020)

Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:52 pm
by TannerSR
I am pleased to announce that the Mountain West site of 2020 ACF Regionals will be held at Kansas State University on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

The tournament will take place at Eisenhower Hall. Team check-in will begin at 8:00am , and gameplay will begin at 9:00am. I will be the tournament director. Please direct any questions about this site to me 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, after which teams will be placed on a waitlist. Please register by January 20, 2020.
  • 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 per school 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 [email protected].

The submission schedule is as follows (your submission must be sent to [email protected] by 11:59 p.m. 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.

Re: 2020 ACF Regionals at Kansas State University (01/25/2020)

Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:00 pm
by TannerSR
The tournament went well and turned out to be great fun for all teams involved. Every team did their best and had a good time. Going undefeated, Colorado A took first place. Congratulations to Finn Bender, Matt Mitchell, Tyler McMaken, and Jack Kligerman! In second place, Kansas State A fought their way to the silver prize. Another congratulations to Josh Schwartz, Dane Rigby, Bo Limdstrom, and Ally Demott! Both teams had their choice of book prizes, as well as the top individual scorers of
1. Matt Mitchell CU A
2. Finn Bender CU A
3. Josh Schwartz KSU A
4. Isaac Kubacka KSU B

A full breakdown of the tournament's stats can be found here: ... all_games/

A warm thank you to Colorado University for coming down, everyone at ACF, the packet writers and editors, and my wonderful readers: Gus Scharnhorst and Jessie Hovis.
We look forward to this time next year!