MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

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MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by p-vs-vp » Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:22 pm

The University of Waterloo Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting a mirror of MUT 2012 on Saturday, March 17th 2012.
The original thread for this tournament, including packet distribution, can be found here.

The tournament will begin at 10 am on the fourth floor of the Mathematics and Computing building (denoted MC on this map).
Please aim to arrive by 9:30 am.

To register, please respond to this thread, or email quizbowl-owner AT csclub DOT uwaterloo DOT ca.

Fee Structure
Base fee: $120
Fee for subsequent teams: $10 lower for each team (ie, $100 + $90 + $80 for three teams)
Staffer: -$5 each
Functional Buzzers: -$10 each
Distance: -$10 for greater than 200 miles traveled
High Schools: -$25
New to Quizbowl: - $50
Shorthanded: -$10 per missing player

Field
Waterloo
Buffalo
Cornell
McMaster
Michigan
Ottawa
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by MathMusic » Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:57 pm

You will probably see at least 1 team from Buffalo on this date, but this is over our Spring Break. We probably could bring 2-3 teams if this was another weekend.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by itsthatoneguy » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:34 pm

Michigan is interested in attending with 1-3 teams and can bring 3 buzzers.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by adosreme » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:45 pm

Unless something else comes up, put me down for moderating this event.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by Steeve Ho You Fat » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:12 am

I'm pretty sure we're coming to this with a number of teams greater than zero and less than four.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by MathMusic » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:43 pm

Any update on the fee structure? I need to put in requests to finance soon, and to do that I need a price. We'll only be bringing one team from Buffalo, with 1-2 buzzers.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by eliza.grames » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:40 am

Just a note about eligibility that we finally put up on the main site:
Cheynem wrote: This tournament is for undergraduates. You can be any year in playing as an undergraduate as long as you are in a typical degree-earning program. By undergraduate, I am defining as "have not earned a bachelor's degree" or the equivalent of such (i.e., you can have played five years of college quizbowl and still be an undergraduate).

You can play if you are a high schooler.

You cannot play if you are not in school at all. If you graduated like in the fall, you can play--that's cool.

You cannot play on an open team. You must play for your college or educational institution (obviously if you need to "go rogue" as a high schooler that's okay). We are aware that occasionally field sizes may require some flexibility here--please contact us if this is something that needs resolved.

You cannot play if you are a graduate student. I am aware that there are occasional gray areas here, so I would urge all TD's to run any potential "question mark" eligibility cases with the MUT editors. If we determine there is a bad faith example of eligibility gaps being broken, we will not be amused.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by cruzeiro » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:12 am

One Ottawa team, one set of buzzers.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by adosreme » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:32 pm

I will be coming to this as a moderator. I will check with U of T tonight to see whether or not we will be fielding any teams.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by itsthatoneguy » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:25 pm

Can we get a field update? We are probably just bringing one team.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by adosreme » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:51 pm

U of T will not be fielding a team for this.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (tentative 03/17/12)

Post by alexander » Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:22 pm

McMaster will bring one team, and one moderator.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by p-vs-vp » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:37 pm

Apologies for the delay; the first post has been updated with the current field, along with fee, time, and location info.

Please confirm any discounts you intend to claim either here, or by emailing Jj Li at the address in the first post.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Steeve Ho You Fat » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:45 pm

We'll register two teams. Also, we're 250 miles away.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by MathMusic » Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:09 am

One Buffalo team, one buzzer.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by itsthatoneguy » Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:42 pm

We currently have five people going. I think we would like to split into two teams, but if that does not work well with the schedule then we can keep it at one team.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Steeve Ho You Fat » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:06 pm

Hey, can we get confirmation that you have us registered and got the E-mail I sent you yesterday? Also, can you take payment in checks in American money from American banks?
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by adosreme » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:42 am

I don't know about any rules that your school may have about payment methods, but if you bring cash then I would be happy to exchange it for Canadian money, which I will bring to the site. I could use the American dollars for ICT.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by nobthehobbit » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:16 am

This tournament is currently in progress. Statistics for the preliminary round-robin can be found here.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by nobthehobbit » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:52 pm

The preliminary round-robin has finished and final statistics for it can be found at the link above. Statistics for the playoffs can be found here.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by nobthehobbit » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:28 pm

Congratulations to Michigan State A for winning Waterloo's mirror of 2012 MUT.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Cheynem » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:33 pm

I'll see about a private forum for discussion but for now, please direct specific feedback to me or Gaurav.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Steeve Ho You Fat » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:37 pm

This tournament was fun, despite issues relating to us not being the same school as Michigan.

I also liked the questions - the only ones that I had issue with were the physics, and everything else was some of the best we've played this year.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Steeve Ho You Fat » Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:12 pm

Hey, I send you an E-mail about this a few days ago, but can someone please send me an invoice for Michigan State for this tournament? I paid $210 for our two teams, I think.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Muriel Axon » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:00 am

Hello! I would be appreciative if someone could correct my last name in the database.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by nobthehobbit » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:06 pm

Qmwne235 wrote:Hello! I would be appreciative if someone could correct my last name in the database.
This should be corrected now. Please let me know about any other errors.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by alexander » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:48 pm

Could I also get a receipt for McMaster? We had one team of two people plus a moderator.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by MathMusic » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:15 pm

I still need a receipt/invoice as well for Buffalo.
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Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Post by Cheynem » Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:25 pm

Hey: I hope you guys are sending out these receipts because you still haven't paid us yet or responded to e-mails about payment.
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