Rocky Mountain Sectionals (Boulder, CO; February 4, 2017)

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Rocky Mountain Sectionals (Boulder, CO; February 4, 2017)

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University of Colorado Trivia Buffs is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Rocky Mountain site of the NAQT Sectional Championship Tournament on February 4, 2017.

Location: This tournament will take place in the Engineering Center.

Base fees: $125 for the first team from a school; $100 for second or subsequent teams

Discounts:
  • $10 discount per working buzzer system (must accommodate at least eight players)
    $5 discount per working clock or timer
    $30 discount per experienced moderator
    $45 discount (per team) for schools new to quizbowl (neither competed in nor hosted SCT in 2015 or 2016)
Payment will be taken at check-in on February 4th.

How to register: This tournament uses NAQT's online registration system:
https://www.naqt.com/registration/regis ... nt_id=8153

Current field:
  • UC Colorado Springs
    UC Boulder A
    UC Boulder B
    Kansas State A
    Kansas State B
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Re: Rocky Mountain Sectionals (Boulder, CO; February 4, 2017

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Congrats to Columbia University of New York City for winning the Rocky Mountain Sectional!

Final standing:
1. Columbia (UG, D1 champ)
2. Colorado A (D2 champ)
3. Kansas State A
3. Maryland
5. UCCS
6. Colorado B
7. Kansas State B
8. Colorado C

Statistics (unbracketed), so UCCS is the top of the bottom bracket in 5th place:
http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~jbg/temp/Ro ... dings.html
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Re: Rocky Mountain Sectionals (Boulder, CO; February 4, 2017

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ezubaric wrote:Congrats to Columbia University of New York City for winning the Rocky Mountain Sectional!
Wait, what???
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Re: Rocky Mountain Sectionals (Boulder, CO; February 4, 2017

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I've split the ensuing discussion to this thread.
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