Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

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Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:24 am

UCSD will be hosting a mirror of Hunter College's Prison Bowl on February 21, 2009. The questions will be standard mACF (pyramidal tossups, 3-part bonuses, 20/20 fomat) written by the Hunter and Walter Johnson teams. We invite all high school teams, regardless of experience with NAQT or other pyramidal quizbowl, to participate in this fun and rewarding tournament. By mACF, we mean that that rounds will emulate ACF format, which contains an even balance of academic subjects with little trash and absolutely no computational math. This tournament will be almost completely paperless, so bringing laptops is encouraged.

We will have some sort of bracketed round robin with an advantaged final (depending on the number of teams, a full round robin might also go down). There'll be consolation matches so that every team that comes gets the most quizbowl for their buck. Prizes will be books and trophies, as well as a humorous neg prize of some sort.

Fees:
$60 for the first team from a school
$50 for each additional team from a school
-$10 for each buzzer system
-$5 for laptop (max of 1 per team)
-$5 for each moderator that you are able to bring.
minimum fee per team: $40; travel (or other) discounts can be negotiated on a case-by-case basis

To register, email me at auronigupta AT gmail DOT com with information on number of teams, buzzers, and laptops. There will be periodic updates here with the latest field.

CERTIFICATION: This thread has been emailed to Fred Morlan for PACE certification
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by ihavenoidea » Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:28 am

Love the pricing.

Is this on the 21st or 28th? You said one thing on the title and one thing in the opening post. Hopefully not 28th, as that is the same day as Carnal Embrace.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:22 am

It is on the 21st.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by tracyclee » Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:06 pm

I will probably drag two teams to this...but will probably not register for at least another month. :D

I, too, love your dirt-cheap pricing. <3s!
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by chemistryguy » Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:52 pm

Edison will have two teams at Triton. We're excited to attend a tourney in San Diego, and MUN won't gut my teams that weekend.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:49 pm

Field

Edison (x2)
Arcadia (x2)

also, remember to email me with registration info!
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by cvdwightw » Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:02 pm

I can tentatively drive down to moderate, if you need me to staff.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by P3nguinP0wered » Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:36 pm

Shouldn't we add a moderator discount? Or do you think we can find enough people from the club to moderate?
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Tue Dec 16, 2008 2:02 am

I have applied for PACE certification and have added a moderator discount to this event
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by ihavenoidea » Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:46 pm

Rancho Bernardo will bring at least one team and two buzzers to this.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:33 pm

okay, so our field has five teams with Los Alamitos expressing interest. To all those who have registered: none of you have sent me an email. Please do that at auronigupta AT gmail DOT com

Field -
Arcadia (x2)
Edison (x2)
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by warpoet » Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:45 pm

SAMO is hereby expressing interest. I'm bummed we're missing ACF Winter to study for finals...

EDIT: Scratch that. It's the same day as some Oceans tournament
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by cvdwightw » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:15 pm

cvdwightw wrote:I can tentatively drive down to moderate, if you need me to staff.
My offer still stands, but I would greatly appreciate it if you would let me know very soon whether my assistance will be needed.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:29 am

Dwight, we need you!

Yeah, we only know for sure that we won't be inundated with extra staff, so please come down to help :)
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by MattyJ » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:28 pm

I will be able to come down as well, I will be coming down with Edison as a moderator.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by ihavenoidea » Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:22 pm

I am actively lobbying for teams to come to this event! Looking at the stats from Prison Bowl, it seems to be a very accessible set. This means that less experience teams will still know the tossup answers and the first part of bonuses while experienced teams will be challenged by lead ins and third part.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Golran » Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:45 pm

If you need me and can get me a ride back and forth I'd love to come moderate!
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Joe Romersa » Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:00 am

field update plox?
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:55 am

Okay, so registration is open until Saturday 11:59 PST, but it looks like the field is as follows:

Arcadia - 2 teams
Edison - 2 teams
Rancho Bernardo - 2 teams, 2 buzzers
Torrey Pines - 3 teams, 1 buzzer
San Dieguito Academy - 1 team, up to 3 buzzers
Rancho Alamitos - 1 teams, 1 moderator, 1 buzzer
Carlsbad - 1 team
La Jolla - 2 teams

With 14 teams, a full RR is probably out of the question, so there will be some bracketing and swiss pair combination involved.. We'll work it out. There's still no word about the rooms, but I will post here and email everyone as I know more info.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by P3nguinP0wered » Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:29 pm

Hi All,

We now have a location for the first ever Triton Bowl. It will be in Center Hall on the UCSD Campus and I will upload a map and give specific room numbers later. Right now, we have 7 rooms reserved for competition use and 1 room for stats/meetings/announcement. This caps us at 14 teams....16 if we use the stats room for games too. So please let us know ASAP if you still would like to register so I can reserve more rooms. When you email Auroni to register, please CC y1fu@ucsd.edu since Auroni is at Card Classic and I don't know if he will check his computer much.

If you are on the list in the post above, then as far as I am concerned, you are registered and there's no need to email me.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by ihavenoidea » Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:12 pm

Thanks Auroni and UCSD for making this a great tournament!
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Auroni » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:12 am

Results in short:

Rancho Bernardo A won undefeated (11-0), with Torrey Pines A (10-1) and Arcadia A (7-3), in second and third. The top 15% of the field qualifies for PACE, and I will work that out once my stats are completely up. This will happen sometime before I go to bed tonight.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by AKKOLADE » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:31 am

JelloBiafra wrote:Results in short:

Rancho Bernardo A won undefeated (11-0), with Torrey Pines A (10-1) and Arcadia A (9-2), in second and third. The top 15% of the field qualifies for PACE, and I will work that out once my stats are completely up. This will happen sometime before I go to bed tonight.
Actually, just the top two teams qualify for an affiliated tournament with 15 teams. If you get gold or platinum, your number of qualifying teams would increase as a result of that.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by cvdwightw » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:55 am

JelloBiafra wrote:Arcadia A (9-2), in second and third. The top 15% of the field qualifies for PACE
All lies.

Rancho Bernardo and Torrey Pines qualify, but then again, they'd already qualified. If you get gold certified, then Arcadia (7-3) gets a spot (they've already qualified, too), and then there's the nebulous tie for fourth with two other teams 1/2 game behind (ideally, if this gets the gold seal of approval, PACE just decides not to break the tie, and La Jolla can qualify both 6-4 teams, which is what I think they wanted to do in the first place). San Dieguito and Edison won't qualify under any known scenario, despite being 1/2 game behind, but that isn't a problem as they've already qualified.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by gyre and gimble » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:56 am

First: yay, a torrey pines player on the boards (don't expect me to post much though, i mostly just read what y'all have to say :P)

Second: thanks ucsd quizbowl for a great tournament, and you better have it back next year

Third: auroni, your stats say arcadia went 7-3
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by Joe Romersa » Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:52 am

Great tournament, great modding, accessible questions, and well run overall.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by ihavenoidea » Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:23 pm

I just want to say that Torrey really out did themselves at this tournament. I hope they will attend more mACF tournaments in the future.
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Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

Post by tracyclee » Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:49 pm

Thanks for the excellent tournament! It was so great, on all levels, that wish I could do it again.
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