To register teams, please send an email to berryg@vcu,edu and, just in case, georgeberry292@hotmail,com with the number of teams your program expects to bring, as well as the number of staffers and/or buzzers you will be bringing. Emergency contacts for at least one team member is highly appreciated.
PACKET SUBMISSION DETAILS
In a submitted packet, the editors demand to see:
Here's the submission schedule:Rob Carson wrote: 5/5 literature (1/1 American, 1/1 British, 1/1 European, 1/1 World, 1/1 additional of any category)
5/5 history (1/1 American, 3/3 European [of which one question is on British history and one is on ancient history], 1/1 World)
5/5 science (1/1 physics, 1/1 chemistry, 1/1 biology, 1/1 other science [math, CS, earth science, astrophysics; don't do two of the same], 1/1 additional of any category or difficult-to-categorize topics)
3/3 RMP (1/1 mythology, 1/1 religion, 1/1 philosophy; try to ensure that your mythology is about dudes and deeds and your religion is about worship)
3/3 fine arts (1/1 painting, 1/1 non-opera music, 1/1 other arts [opera, architecture, sculpture, dance, photography, film, jazz, questions about Bob Dylan if you are Chris White; please do one vis and one aud])
2/2 social science (at least one question must be geography; no more than 1/1 can be geography)
12/20: -$50 (-$75 for teams that don't have to submit by ACF guidelines) -- if you gift-wrap your packet and mail it to Andy or Rob, you are discounted whatever that would cost you because it would make them ever so happy
1/3: -$25 (-$50 for teams that don't have to submit by ACF guidelines)
1/17: $0 (-$25 for teams that don't have to submit by ACF guidelines)
After 2/7, editors will grant twenty-four hour extensions one at a time; each one will cost $10.
Here's something that is a little unclear sometimes: when does this amorphous blob we call "12/20" end? This is particularly difficult because of time zones. So here it is: if your packet isn't in one of their sets of hands by 4:00am Central time on the night of the deadline day (so your clock would, technically, read 4:00am 12/21, for example), then you have missed the deadline. There won't be leniency here because leniency gets exploited. End of story.
DO I HAVE TO SUBMIT A PACKET? As per ACF guidelines, if your teams has one or more players on it who's played a regular, collegiate, academic tournament before September of 2008, then you have to submit a packet.
100 per team
-5 per buzzer set
-10 for every 200 miles one way
Shorthanded: players playing solo or doubles should email me!
FURTHER INFORMATION: Check the main T-Party thread for updates regarding the tournament; for information about this site specifically, email me at berryg@vcu,edu.
Hope to see you there,
Quizbowl at VCU
St Anselm With A Little Help From His Friends
Snow Country for Old Men
Darren Abernathy playing with someone? probably either will or the house team