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WORKSHOP 2020 @ MSU

Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:01 pm
by L.O.V.E.
Hello everyone! Michigan State University’s Academic Competition Club is pleased to announce a mirror of WORKSHOP which will take place on February 29, 2020.

The tournament will be held in Bessey Hall (434 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824) on MSU’s campus. The tournament will start promptly at 9:00AM, and we ask that teams arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 to check-in. We recommend that teams park in Lots 9, 10, or 12, which will be free.

Here is a campus map indicating the location of Bessey Hall: https://imgur.com/kbm1x8d

WORKSHOP has been rated at 2.5 stars (“regular-difficulty”) on the set difficulty scale. You can find more information about the particulars of the set (writers, editors, distribution) on the global announcement, found here: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22892

Fees and Registration:
The base fee for WORKSHOP @ MSU will be $125 per team, with the following discounts:
-$10 per working buzzer set indicated on your registration
-$10 per staffer
-$10 per 200 miles traveled as measured by Google Maps (once per schoool)
The minimum fee for each team is $45.

You can register for WORKSHOP @ MSU by sending an email with the following information to [email protected] with the subject line “[your school’s name] WORKSHOP Registration”:
- School name
- Number of teams
- Number of staffers/buzzers you intend to bring
- Contact information (email and phone number) for one individual who will be attending the tournament

Payment can be made in the form of a check made out to “MSU Academic Competition Club” or in cash on the day of the tournament.

The initial field cap for WORKSHOP @ MSU will be set at 16 teams, which may be expanded depending on interest and the availability of staffers.

If you have any questions about WORKSHOP @ MSU please feel free to email us at [email protected] .
We look forward to seeing you all in February!

Field: (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
Kalamazoo College (1/1/1)
Chicago (2/0/0)
OSU (1/0/0)
Notre Dame (1/2/0)
Michigan (1/0/0)
Indiana (1/0/0)

Re: WORKSHOP 2020 @ MSU

Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:36 pm
by L.O.V.E.
Field Update 02/19/20:

Teams/Buzzers/Staffers:
Kalamazoo College (1/1/1)
Chicago (2/0/0)
Ohio State (1/0/0)
Notre Dame (1/2/0)

There is still space to register for this tournament! Email [email protected] if interested.

Re: WORKSHOP 2020 @ MSU

Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:05 pm
by L.O.V.E.
UPDATE: This tournament has moved from Berkey to Bessey Hall (434 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824). Parking is available in lots 9, 10, and 12, which can be seen on this map . Parking in these lots is free.

We are currently at 7 teams for this tournament, and we would love to get to 8 teams; if your club is interested in sending one team, please email us at [email protected] soon!

Re: WORKSHOP 2020 @ MSU

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:02 pm
by L.O.V.E.
Ohio State won this tournament by clearing the field, and Chicago B, as runners-up, was the highest-placed undergraduate team. Thanks to all teams for coming to East Lansing this weekend! Neg5 stats are available here, and I will upload SQBS stats sometime this week.