Collegiate Novice 4 at the University of Minnesota (9/28)

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Collegiate Novice 4 at the University of Minnesota (9/28)

Post by Srijay »

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, will be hosting a mirror of Collegiate Novice on Saturday, September 28, 2013. This tournament is extremely accessible, and is aimed especially at new collegiate players in their freshman or sophomore years. More information about the set can be found here.

Location and Time: This event will take place in Blegen Hall on the West Bank of the U of M campus. The tournament will start at 10:30 am, with registration running from 10-10:30 in Blegen Hall Room 5.

Eligibility: The following eligibility requirements apply to everyone; special permission to play must be requested from the head editor Andrew Hart ([email protected]).
1. All ACF eligibility rules apply, except when they contradict the rules below.
2.This is a tournament for introducing collegiate novices to quizbowl. Consequently, no high school teams or players are eligible.
3. Anyone (who does not break Rules 1 or 2) who has never played quizbowl before is automatically eligible. Other academic competition does not count as quizbowl for this rule.
4. Players meeting one or more of the following criteria must apply to the head editor for special permission to play:
i. If you have already completed your second year of college (calculated from time in college, not credits). Time in a post-secondary high school program does not count.
ii. If you were ever on a playoff or top-bracket team at NAQT HSNCT or PACE NSC.
iii. If you have ever scored at least 30 points per game at any college tournament.
iv. If you have ever won any college tournament.
5. Anyone who does not fall into any of the four categories listed in Rule 4 is automatically eligible to play.

Costs and Discounts:
Base fee: $15/player ($60 for a 4-player team)
Buzzer: -$5 per team per working buzzer system
Moderator: -$5
Travel: -$10 if over 200 miles by Google maps
-$5 per team if your college played zero events in the 2012-2013 school year
Minimum fee: $5/player

Registration: Contact me at [email protected] to register a team. Please include number of teams, buzzers, and staffers in your email.

Field (updated 9/21):
Minnesota (1-2)
St. Thomas (1)
Srijay Rajan
University of Minnesota