ACF Fall at Rice (11-7-15)

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ACF Fall at Rice (11-7-15)

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I am pleased to announce the Texas site of ACF Fall 2015, to be held at Rice University on Saturday, 7 November 2015. ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event.

Logistics
Check-in will begin at 8:00 A.M. with the opening meeting beginning at 8:40. Rounds will begin at 9:00. Upon your arrival, your team will need to submit any buzzers for discounts, and then we will collect money for lunch ($8 per sandwich from Jimmy John’s, free drinks). Lunch will take place between noon and 12:45, depending on when the food arrives. An email containing all information regarding logistics (building location, parking, payment, etc.) will be sent to participating teams a few days prior to the tournament.

Registration
Registration for this event has two steps:
First, please write to us at [email protected] with team name, number, and buzzer/staffer information.
Second, fill out the central ACF Fall registration form at this site with all relevant information.

Fees
Base fee: $120 for one team from a school, $240 for two teams from a school, etc.
Buzzer systems*: -$5 each
Staffers: -$10 each No maximum.
Laptop: -$5 each Maximum 1 per team.
Travel: -$10 per 200 miles traveled one way
International**: -$20
New to ACF teams***: -$25
New quizbowl teams****: -$75

* No discount for broken buzzers; no maximum.
** For teams representing schools located in a different country than the tournament host.
*** For schools which haven't played an ACF tournament between September 2013 and August 2015, and have no one on the team(s) claiming this discount who played those tournaments for another school.
**** For schools which did not send a team to any regular collegiate academic tournament since September 2013, and have no one on the team(s) claiming this discount who played those tournaments for another school. May be combined with new ACF team discount for a total new-team discount of $100.

Packet Discounts/Penalties
Any team with at least one person on it who played a regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournament prior to September 1, 2014 is required to submit a packet. High school players attending high school-only sites are included in this definition and are subject to the same discounts and penalties as college teams.

Half-packet templates will be sent out to your team after you have submitted the registration form. If you have questions on the submission guidelines, email them to [email protected] and they'll clarify.

Please submit packets to [email protected] and use “ACF Fall 2015: [Team Name]” in the subject line.

Submission schedule
11.59 PM PST September 13: -$30
11.59 PM PST September 27: -$15 (-$30 if optional)
11.59 PM PST October 11: no penalty (-$25 if optional)
11.59 PM PST October 18: +$25
11.59 PM PST October 25: +$50
After October 25: +$10/day until October 31; teams who are required to submit a packet and do not submit one by November 1 will not be allowed to play.


Payment
Payment for ACF Fall will be processed through the ACF treasurer, Gautam Kandlikar. He will get in touch with you about how much your team owes, how to pay for the tournament, etc. Please contact Gautam with any questions regarding payment.

Note Regarding Highschool Teams
High school teams are no longer allowed to compete in Collegiate ACF Fall events.

For more information, refer to the Global Announcement of ACF Fall 2015 or email the editors at [email protected].

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers) (11/8/1)
LA Tech (1/1/0)
ULL (1/2/0)
A&M (1/1/0)
UTD(1/0/0)
Tulane(2/2/1)
Rice(1)
UT (3/2/0)
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Re: ACF Fall at Rice (11-7-15)

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I'll staff this.
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Amanda Pinchbeck
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Rice University ('17)
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Re: ACF Fall at Rice (11-7-15)

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luigibeatsmario wrote:Final Stats

These are just the lunch stats again.
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Re: ACF Fall at Rice (11-7-15)

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Thanks for hosting once again! This tournament was oodles of fun. The staff and competition were all excellent.
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