PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

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PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by JKHtay » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:14 am

The Georgia Institute of Technology will host a collegiate quizbowl tournament on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. This tournament will use this year's PIANO/Minnesota Open question set. This is an open tournament. More information on the question set and eligibility to play it can be found here.

Registration
To register, please fill out this form. A team formation spreadsheet is available here. Note that filling out the spreadsheet does not consitute registration. Please have the form filled out by 3/23.

Location and Time:
Games will take place in the Howey Physics building on the Georgia Tech campus. Please check in between 8:00 and 8:15; the opening meeting will start promptly at 8:30 and rounds will start immediately thereafter.

Fees and Payment:
Base fee: $120 per team
Buzzer: -$5/approved system
Staffer: -$10/approved staffer
Travel: -$10/200 miles one way (measured by campus or furthest team member)

Please pay in cash or check made out to the "Georgia Tech Academic Quizbowl Team".

If you have any questions about this mirror, please email me at jhtay3@gatech.edu.

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Georgia Tech (1/1/>0)
Potru et. al. (1/0/0)
Kendall et. al. (1/0/0)
Auburn (1/1/0)
The White Visitation (1/1/0)
The College of William and Scalabarkansas (1/2/0)
Florida A (1/2/0)
Florida B (1/0/0)
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Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by JKHtay » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:48 pm

Field update 2/27. Thanks to all those who have registered, keep them coming!
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Post by wd4gdz » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:55 am

Seth Kendall and I are looking for at least one more teammate. Please message me if you're interested.
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Post by yc0402 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:20 pm

Me and Sanjeev Uppaluri from Chattahoochee are looking for two more teammates. Contact me at yash.choudhury@outlook.com if you're interested.
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Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by TaylorH » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:17 pm

Are there plans to mirror the Guerilla History side event after this? Our teams would greatly enjoy if this happened
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Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by JKHtay » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:32 pm

TaylorH wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:17 pm
Are there plans to mirror the Guerilla History side event after this? Our teams would greatly enjoy if this happened
I'm hesistant to because I expect this tournament to run late and we've run into issues with facilities staff being unhappy with us overstaying our reservation, but I can gauge interest among the teams.
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Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by rodrigorose » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:43 pm

Thank you to everyone who came to the tournament, and congrats to Dinosaurific for winning! Florida A came in second, followed by the Beyer-Kendall Alliance and the White Visitation. Prelims and combined stats will be posted soon.
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Post by rodrigorose » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:25 pm

Stats are in!
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Re: PIANO/Minnesota Open @ Georgia Tech (3/30/19)

Post by settlej » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:15 pm

Thanks to Georgia Tech for hosting this! It was run really well. We finished pretty quickly even though we were late (sorry about that, we got in later than expected the night before). Special thanks to the two readers who stayed late to read guerilla history!
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Post by ValenciaQBowl » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:22 pm

I'll echo Jonathen's gratitude to Justin, Rodrigo, and those who staffed and who made up time after those lazy Gators got us off to a late start. And I thought the questions tried some interesting things and didn't seem as hard as some suggested (at least until around Round 7 and up, when there definitely seemed to be an increase in difficulty).
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Post by The Ununtiable Twine » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:21 am

Thanks a bunch for hosting! It was nice to see everyone again.
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