Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

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Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

Post by CPiGuy » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:50 pm

The University of Michigan quizbowl team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a mirror of Penn Bowl on October 19, 2019. As is usual for Michigan tournaments, it will take place in Mason Hall and begin at 9:00 AM, with registration beginning at 8:15 AM. The tournament will be directed by club tournament director David Geering.

Question Set and Eligibility

The tournament will use the 2019 Penn Bowl set. It will use ACF's official eligibility rules. Closed high school teams are allowed to play. High school chimera teams are not. If you have any requests for special exemptions from the eligibility rules, please email me and the head editor of Penn Bowl.

Format and Rules

The tournament will use ACF's official gameplay rules. It will use a round-robin format with multiple preliminary and playoff pools if necessary.

Fees and Payment

+120: each team
-5: per buzzer system.
-10: per staffer. If you are planning on bringing staffers, please email me with the staffers' contact information so I can include them on staffing emails.
-10: per 200 miles traveled one-way to the tournament, per Google Maps.

Registration

Register by filling out this Google form. No other form of registration will be accepted!

You can pay by cash or by check made out to "Michigan Academic Competitions". If you require an invoice in order to pay on the day of the tournament, let us know as soon as possible and we will do our best to facilitate it. We expect payment the day of the tournament; if that is not possible please let us know as soon as possible.

Contact

Anyone with questions about the tournament can contact me by email at conchuirgaeilge@gmail.com.

Current Field (teams/buzzers)

Chicago (4/2)
Illinois (2/1)
Indiana (1/0)
Kenyon (1/1)
Lewis (1/0)
Michigan (1/4)
Michigan State (2/2)
Ohio State (2/2)
Purdue (1/2)
Wayne State (1/0)

Current Field: 16 teams
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Re: Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

Post by Shorts are comfy and easy to wear » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:26 am

Can you post a contact email?
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Re: Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

Post by CPiGuy » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:38 pm

Shorts are comfy and easy to wear wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:26 am
Can you post a contact email?
Oops, I knew I'd omitted something. Edited!
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Re: Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

Post by No Rules Westbrook » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:39 am

If you guys need any help staffing for the tournament, I can swing over.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Michigan (19 Oct 2019; Ann Arbor, MI)

Post by CPiGuy » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:28 am

We've instituted a field cap of 16 for room reservation reasons. Given the current field, we shouldn't have to expand. We might still be able to if needed, but it's not 100%.
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