2021 Spring Novice @ UC Berkeley (04/03/2021)

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2021 Spring Novice @ UC Berkeley (04/03/2021)

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Cal Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce that the West site of 2021 Spring Novice will be held at UC Berkeley on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The opening meeting will begin at 8:45 AM PT and gameplay will begin at 9:00 AM PT. Kevin Ye and I will be the tournament directors. Please direct any questions about this site to [email protected].

Gameplay Rules
The tournament will take place virtually on Discord. We will be requiring players to have functional cameras during all matches. If this is not possible, players must request an exception before the tournament date. This tournament will follow ACF’s official gameplay rules for online tournaments, which can be found here.

Eligibility
ryanrosenberg wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:17 pm This tournament is intended for players with no or very little quizbowl experience. Players with extensive quizbowl experience are encouraged to help staff.

You are not eligible for this tournament if you meet any of the following criteria:
You have ever scored more than 60 points per game at a quizbowl tournament (excluding middle school tournaments).
You have made the playoffs at HSNCT or top 32 at NSC.
You have played ICT (DI or DII) or ACF Nationals.
If you meet one or more of these criteria but believe you still fit the intended audience of this tournament, we encourage you to email Ryan Rosenberg at [email protected] to request an eligibility exemption.

Registration
Please email [email protected] with the subject line "[Your School] Registration for 2021 Spring Novice @ Berkeley" with the following information:
1) the number of teams you will be sending (with rosters if possible)
2) the emails of the staffers you will be providing
3) and the total expected cost

Fees
We will be adhering to the recommended fee structure as posted on the Spring Novice set announcement:
ryanrosenberg wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:17 pm $80 per team
$50 for teams new to quizbowl (defined as having not played a tournament in the 2018-19 or 2019-20 seasons)
-$25 per trained staffer
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email [email protected]. We hope to see you at our tournament!
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Rohan Venkateswaran
UC Berkeley
Westview High '20
Black Mountain Middle '16

Co-Coach, Meadowbrook Middle 2017-2020

http://socalquizbowl.org
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Re: 2021 Spring Novice @ UC Berkeley (04/03/2021)

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We are soft capping the field at 16 teams, but are definitely willing to go higher if we have enough staff.

Current Field (as of 03/30/2021):
School (Number of Teams)
British Columbia (3)
Caltech (2)
Claremont Colleges (1)
Clemson* (1)
UC Berkeley (2)
UC San Diego (4)
UCLA (1)
Washington (2)

Total: 16/16

*Although these teams are not in the West region, they have received permission from the editors of Spring Novice to play our tournament.
Rohan Venkateswaran
UC Berkeley
Westview High '20
Black Mountain Middle '16

Co-Coach, Meadowbrook Middle 2017-2020

http://socalquizbowl.org
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