NJ/NY/PA Date Claims Thread 2019-2020

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NJ/NY/PA Date Claims Thread 2019-2020

Post by The Billiards Fool » Thu May 30, 2019 6:04 pm

Hey everyone! It's that time of the year again, so, without further ado, announce your NJ-area tournaments here! For reasons you can find in last year's date claims thread, this thread will once again be for NJ postings only. That said, we will include NY/lower CT/upper DE/western PA announcements as appropriate. The idea behind this is to respect the announcements of nearby states but to continue to foster a circuit of our own; doing it this way allows for the easy announcements of a set being mirrored in, for example, both NJ and NY, if appropriate. If you're in a nearby region, I'll monitor your announcement threads so there is no reason to double post; I'll update as fit (PM me if I miss something though).

The ACT and SAT markings are meant for informational purposes; the red text should not be interpreted as a "do not schedule here" it's simply a piece of info to keep in mind. Same goes for major holidays (let me know if I missed any I should have included!)

2019-2020 season:
Summer:

September 7, 2019: ACT
September 14, 2019:
September 21, 2019: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers (IS-185A)
September 28, 2019: PHSAT XXVII @ Princeton University (IS set)

October 5, 2019: SAT
October 12, 2019:
October 19, 2019: Island Cup (first tournament) @ Great Hollow Middle School (IS-187A)
October 26, 2019: ACT SCOP Novice @ Hunter CHS (SCOP), Tri-State Tussle @ Delaware Valley HS (185-A)

November 2, 2019: Clarke Fall @ Clarke High School (Long Island) (LOGIC) SAT
November 9, 2019: LIFT XIX @ Kellenberg Memorial HS (IS 188), Philly Fall @ Friends Select (IS 187-A)
November 16, 2019:
November 23, 2019: WAIT Mirror @ Ridgewood HS (WAIT), Henderson Invitational @ Henderson HS (IS 188)
November 30, 2019:

December 7, 2019: Quaker Fall Open V @ Penn (EFT/Logic)ACT, SAT
December 14, 2019:
December 21, 2019:
December 28, 2019:

January 4, 2020: Bardbowl III GVQBT VII @ Great Valley HS (Open: The Scottie; Novice: PSACA Novice)
January 11, 2020:
January 18, 2020:
January 25, 2020:

February 1, 2020: Island Cup (second tournament) @ Great Hollow MS (IS-191A)
February 8, 2020: ACT
February 15, 2020: EB Funfest V @ East Brunswick High School (set tbd)
February 22, 2020: QUBIT @ High Tech (set unknown)
February 29, 2020: Trinity Invitational @ Trinity HS

March 7, 2020:
March 14, 2020: SAT
March 21, 2020: Livingston March Madness @ Livingston HS (presumably an IS set)
March 28, 2020: Prison Bowl @ Hunter (Prison Bowl)

April 4, 2020:
April 11, 2020: ACT
April 18, 2020: NJ States @ Rutgers (probably SCT-dii)
April 24-26, 2020: Small School National Championship Tournament, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Chicago (SSNCT-2020)

May 2, 2020: SAT
May 8-10, 2020: Island Cup (third tournament) @ Great Hollow MS (IS-192), Middle School National Championship Tournament, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Chicago (MSNCT-2020)
May 16, 2020: BEST III
May 23, 2020: I assume HSNCT will be here but nothing has been announced

May 30, 2020:
June 6, 2020: ACT, SAT
June 13, 2020:

EDIT: formatting was wacky
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Re: NJ Date Claims Thread 2019-2020

Post by Guybo » Fri May 31, 2019 5:42 am

Livingston HS would like to claim Saturday, March 21, 2020 for its annual March Madness tournament.
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Post by rachelyang » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:59 pm

Hunter is tentatively claiming October 26th for our SCOP Novice mirror and March 28th for the Prison Bowl mainsite.
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Post by frankthetankthatsank » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 pm

High Tech is tentatively claiming February 15th for the 6th annual QuBIT.
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Post by frankthetankthatsank » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:38 pm

frankthetankthatsank wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 pm
High Tech is tentatively claiming February 15th for the 6th annual QuBIT.
High Tech would like to move this claim to February 22nd.
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Post by Snoopy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:02 pm

The Long Island Quiz Bowl Alliance, in affiliation with the Greater New York Quiz Bowl Alliance, is claiming October 19, February 1, and May 9, subject to change, for a series of tournaments to be announced in early July. All three will take place in Suffolk County, NY.
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Post by atha » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:14 am

East Brunswick HS would like to claim Saturday, February 15th, 2020 for Funfest V.
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Post by BroNi » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:06 pm

LIFT XIX will be held on 11/9/19 on Long Island at Kellenberg Mem HS in Uniondale, NY. We will be using a NAQT regular IS set.

UPDATE: We have been assigned IS-188.
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Post by atha » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:01 pm

East Brunswick HS will be hosting EB Pre Nats on April 18th, 2020.
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Post by The Billiards Fool » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:30 pm

atha wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:01 pm
East Brunswick HS will be hosting EB Pre Nats on April 18th, 2020.
Obviously in the end, you are free to do what you want, but I'd say that scheduling a tournament the same day as NJ States seems unwise and bad for the circuit. I'd recommend hosting it one weekend earlier, when we have Open House. Given the ideal stature of states, I'd recommend some sort of scheduling around it.

EDIT: We have Open House at RU, not Nats. I messed up which conflict.
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Post by nick. » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:55 pm

Ridgewood would like to claim Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 for our mirror of WAIT
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Post by mrkirkmath » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:02 pm

Could we update the subject header of this post to include NY and PA, as indicated in the main post?

Done --Mgmt.

I can say that Delaware Valley HS in Milford, PA is hosting its Tri-State Tussle on Saturday, October 5 and will use an IS-A set

Ithaca High School on Ithaca, NY meanwhile will be hosting its BrainBusters Fall tournament most likely on November 9 and will use an IS set
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Post by Pedro/HCHS » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:17 pm

NYU is mirroring HFT on 2/29.
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Post by atha » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:49 pm

East Brunswick High School will be hosting EB Pre Nats on April 25th, 2020.
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Post by mrkirkmath » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:02 am

The Ithaca Fall Tournament (formerly BrainBusters Fall) is officially scheduled for November 9, 2019, using NAQT IS-188. Our announcement is here: https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=23080
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Post by Couch's Kingbird » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:18 am

Columbia University Quiz Bowl would like to claim 11/16 for the Columbia Fall tournament. Columbia Spring will be on March 7th.

UPDATE: Announcement for Fall here: https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic ... 57#p361957

(Edit for clarity and link)
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Post by Couch's Kingbird » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:02 am

Couch's Kingbird wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:18 am
Columbia University Quiz Bowl would like to claim 11/16 for the Columbia Winter tournament. (Columbia Spring will happen this year; date TBD)
UPDATE: we'd also like to claim 3/7 for Columbia Spring!
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Post by Couch's Kingbird » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:03 am

double post sorry; please delete
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Post by A_Failure » Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:16 pm

Millburn would like to claim February 8, 2020 for the second Millburn Invitational. We will be using RAFT.
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Post by renato.deangelis » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:03 pm

Trinity School would like to claim February 29, 2020 for the first Trinity Invitational.

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Post by Antonio777100 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:31 pm

Penn is hosting Quaker Fall Open V on December 7th. We will be using EFT for the National division and LOGIC for the Open division. Additional info here: https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=23166
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Post by sophieqb » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:18 am

Bard will be hosting Bardbowl III on January 4th and BEST III on May 16.

More info about Bardbowl can be found here: https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic ... 66#p361966
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