Side Event Summer Wrangling

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Side Event Summer Wrangling

Post by Cheynem » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:26 pm

So we come to this always popular time of the summer when we look at what the schedule has in terms of potential side events. This is just meant to be a list of potential events, with chances for people to say "oh yeah, that event is not happening/has been moved back."

Also, let me know if I missed anything.

Full Tournaments
*Cambridge Open
*NASAT (obviously going to be run as own tournament)
*Super Acronym II (trash)

Side Events Confirmed for Mirrors Already
*Age of Empires (classical/ancient history and stuff, probably at CO)
*CANONEXPANSION (science, HSNCT)
*Fight the Power 2 (hip-hop, probably at HSNCT)
*GOLBEZ (video games, already ran at ICT and will run at HSNCT)
*Imaginary Landscape (audio music, HSNCT)
*Let's Remember Some Guys (sports, I think HSNCT)
*META (basically quizbowl minus science, at least HSNCT)
*RULFO (lit/arts, NSC)
*Scattergories (Will Nediger delights, probably at CO)
*STAR BOWL (sci fi, probably at NSC)

Other Side Events (I do not think these have mirrors set up, but let me know if they do.)
*Look at this Photograph (visual trash)
*Mixtape (popular music)
*The Unanswered Question (20th century fine arts)
*TUPAC (trash music listening)

Events That I Don't Know the Status Of
*STIGMATA (visual film)

Proposed but Delayed Events
*For the U.S.A. and All the Southern Countries (Cheyne film, postponed)

Despite the impressively ludicrous number of events that could be run at HSNCT, we actually have a fairly tame slate of events for this summer, which is good because there are two full tournaments that could potentially be run. The existence of a "Purdue" event that could siphon some of the more trash focused events (maybe even mirror FOGEY, which I didn't mention) helps, but even without that, a "Summer Open" weekend could easily do: Saturday (Summer Open), Sunday (Super ACRONYM) and then drop in a few other events after both tournaments or on Friday.
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Re: Side Event Summer Wrangling

Post by halle » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:42 pm

The most recent iteration of Eyes That Do Not See has been available for mirrors for a few months now, but I don't think it's been mirrored all that many times. Does anyone know if there are any upcoming mirrors? I'd personally really like to play it, and I know I'm not alone in this, so if there aren't many more mirrors planned, it's worth keeping on people's radars as another potential side event for upcoming tournaments.
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Post by Fuddle Duddle » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:51 pm

I know NASAT has been run as a summer open in the past; that should likely be included as an option.
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Post by Here Comes Rusev Day » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:08 pm

Yeah, NASAT has been run as the summer open set down here in the Sunshine State. Has Super ACRONYM been confirmed for CO or is that still up in the air?
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Post by Sima Guang Hater » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:52 pm

Also worth mentioning that I'm happy to run Lederberg as a shootout at NSC and HSNCT
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Re: Side Event Summer Wrangling

Post by Mike Bentley » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:18 pm

halle wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:42 pm
The most recent iteration of Eyes That Do Not See has been available for mirrors for a few months now, but I don't think it's been mirrored all that many times. Does anyone know if there are any upcoming mirrors? I'd personally really like to play it, and I know I'm not alone in this, so if there aren't many more mirrors planned, it's worth keeping on people's radars as another potential side event for upcoming tournaments.
I'm not aware of any upcoming mirrors, but if anyone wants to do so, let me know this month. Otherwise, I'll probably post it in May. There's also a decent chance I'll do an online mirror before that happens.
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Post by CPiGuy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:56 pm

I imagine Geo Monstrosity XI will both happen and occupy its traditional late-Friday-night-at-HSNCT slot.
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Re: Side Event Summer Wrangling

Post by Cheynem » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:41 pm

Well since "Summer Open" is not happening in the, well, summer, looks like we should have a full Saturday of a Side Event Weekend to play, well, side events, assuming Super ACRONYM is still happening on Sunday.
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Post by Mike Bentley » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:04 pm

Would be great to learn if some of the events listed under "Other Side Events" are happening this summer or not. With Summer Open disappointingly delayed, there's a version of a side event weekend from the "confirmed" list that wouldn't be especially exciting for me. But if most of those "other" events are happening, it could be a weekend of a lot of fun.
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Post by InvadErGII » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:28 pm

If it helps at all with picking out the best time for this - I can commit to having Super ACRONYM ready for the weekend of July 20th, but not any earlier.
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Post by Illinois Admin » Mon May 13, 2019 12:49 pm

MUSES will also be ready by July 20th. MUSES is intended to be able to be run a main event as it is 20 tossups with linked 2 part bonuses with 12 packets.
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Post by frasier » Tue May 14, 2019 3:15 pm

Oxford Open also exists! It was well received generally, people would have fun playing it.
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Post by Amizda Calyx » Thu May 16, 2019 5:00 pm

Are there any plans to run CANONEXPANSION at NSC? I won't be able to make it to HSNCT.
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Re: Side Event Summer Wrangling

Post by UlyssesInvictus » Fri May 24, 2019 12:44 pm

In an effort to make this easier for anyone who has to go through the hell of planning the many, many side events for this summer, I've compiled this single list of every possible event I could find that was announced: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Please lmk if you've found any missing / have updates.

Please note that this spreadsheet will probably become hidden for a brief point b/c I'm using it to plan my own summer open, but it'll be publicly viewable for now.

Here it is roughly transcribed:

Name Description Forum Link # Packets Status
MAIN
Oxford Open 2019 real quizbowl viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22171 done main site
NASAT 2019 real quizbowl viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21514 main site
Cambridge Open 2019 real quizbowl viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22607&p=356819 13 done main site
Super Acronym 2 trash ? ?
SIDE
Imaginary Landscape no. 5 (audio music) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21583&p=358305 8 done HSNCT
GOLBEZ (video games) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=21433 8 done ICT, HSNCT
META (qb minus science) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21437&p=352858 8 done HSNCT
RULFO (underrepresented lit/arts) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22039&p=358246 8+ done NSC
Lederberg Trinity (science) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21232 10 done ICT
FOGEY 2019 (trash) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22412&p=358320 ? done main site
Guerilla History (history) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21474 7 done ?
BUMPY ii (visual movies) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=21390&p=357722 100 tu done ?
CANONEXPANSION (science) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21342&p=358421 6 90% HSNCT
STAR BOWL (sci fi) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22217&p=356807 8 80% NSC
Scattergories (vanity qb) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21987&p=357639 10 by CO CO
TUPAC (audio popular music) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22365&p=354169 6+ July 1 (?) ?
Age of Empires (classical/ancient history) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21514&p=357397 10 30% CO
Let's Remember Some Guys (sports) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22448&p=358247 ? ? HSNCT
STIGMATA visual trash viewtopic.php?f=19&t=21548&p=353973 ?
Look at this Photograph (visual trash) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22437&p=354742 ? ?
Mixtape (popular music) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22515&p=356522 ? ?
MUSES (vanity lit/arts) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22630 12 ?
The Unanswered Question (post-1900 fine arts) viewtopic.php?f=8&t=22403&p=357701 8 ?
Fight the Power 2 (hip-hop) viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22107&p=358157 7 postponed
Mons Mathstrosity II: Even Primes Redux math viewtopic.php?f=8&t=20845 postponed; 1 packet done
This Must Be the Place (vanity) real qb viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21902&p=357181 8 postponed, 2020
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