6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

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6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

Post by Gonzagapuma1 » Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:33 am

I just wanted to make this announcement as kind of a save-the-date. Questions will be house-written, with myself, Theodore Jasper Gioia, and Eric Mukherjee, and Andy Watkins serving as editors-in-chief. Basically, this should be the best tournament ever.
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Re: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

Post by Mechanical Beasts » Fri Jun 06, 2008 4:32 pm

Gonzagapuma1 wrote:I just wanted to make this announcement as kind of a save-the-date. Questions will be house-written, with myself, Theodore Jasper Gioia, and a soon to be named science person serving as editors-in-chief. Basically, this should be the best tournament ever.
I volunteer to edit science, mostly because I can very, very confidently say that I can edit high school level science, and also because otherwise I'd have a bit of a lull in my writing and editing duties.

Granted, you'd probably want to keep it a little bit more "house" than that.
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Re: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

Post by wowitsquinthaha » Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:28 pm

Let ME edit the science. :wink:
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Post by Mechanical Beasts » Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:32 pm

Psh. Too slow.
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Post by wowitsquinthaha » Sat Jun 07, 2008 10:42 am

Well, I'm gonna be playing in this tournament so...
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Post by Frater Taciturnus » Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:39 pm

wowitsquinthaha wrote:Well, I'm gonna be playing in this tournament so...
Quint you can edit my tournaments comp. math. As in, I'll send them to you, and you hit delete.
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Post by Sima Guang Hater » Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:28 pm

Ted talked to me about doing the science for you all earlier; if Andy wants it, I'm totally fine with that (I can help him out and/or give him the skeleton I'm working on), just let me know.
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Post by Mechanical Beasts » Sat Jun 07, 2008 7:10 pm

ToStrikeInfinitely wrote:Ted talked to me about doing the science for you all earlier; if Andy wants it, I'm totally fine with that (I can help him out and/or give him the skeleton I'm working on), just let me know.
Ted emailed me and said it'd be awesome if we both worked on it, and collaborating would be fun.
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Post by Sima Guang Hater » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:43 pm

everyday847 wrote:
ToStrikeInfinitely wrote:Ted talked to me about doing the science for you all earlier; if Andy wants it, I'm totally fine with that (I can help him out and/or give him the skeleton I'm working on), just let me know.
Ted emailed me and said it'd be awesome if we both worked on it, and collaborating would be fun.
I'm down.
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Post by Mechanical Beasts » Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:27 am

Sweet. I'm free whenever you want to talk about what we ought to do, et cetera.
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Post by Gonzagapuma1 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:46 pm

So, I'm bumping this to get some interest going. It really should be a good tournament, and we already have a few teams signed up, so register now.
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Post by Down and out in Quintana Roo » Sat Dec 20, 2008 1:26 am

Would love to give you official word... but there's something else that may conflict so we'll have to wait a bit.

Definitely expressing interest though. If so, we'd probably bring one team.
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Post by Kouign Amann » Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:32 pm

Saint Anselm's is going to be there with definitely one, but probably two teams. If she hasn't already, our coach will email you soon.
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Post by Nine-Tenths Ideas » Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:22 pm

I need to email you regarding price and several other issues- please email me at IBhirsch AT gmail .com
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Post by Down and out in Quintana Roo » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:11 pm

Sounds like we'll have two teams, but i'm only about 80% sure of that. Go ahead and write us down for both and i'll let you know as soon as i can when it's really official.
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Post by Sacapuntas » Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:13 pm

We have some interest in this as well. What is the pricing structure and question distribution for the event?
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Re: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

Post by Fr. Ken Meehan » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:25 pm

Hello, Everyone. This is Fr. Ken Meehan, coach of the Gonzaga Academic Team. With great regret I have canceled our "6th Annual Tournament" because the people who were supposed to be writing the questions did not produce them by the deadlines I had set. I appreciate the interest you may have had in registering, and we hope to see you at some other tournaments during the rest of the year. I have offered our date of February 7th to Coach Gerry Greenbaum of Eleanor Roosevelt HS since he was frustrated in attempts to arrange ER's tournament in the fall, so you may be hearing from him.

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Post by Down and out in Quintana Roo » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:16 pm

Ah crap. Oh well.
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Post by The King's Flight to the Scots » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:50 pm

Will this tournament be rescheduled, or is it canceled completely?
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Post by at your pleasure » Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:45 pm

Were any of the questions written? If so, what will be done with the question that have already been written?
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Re: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

Post by Fr. Ken Meehan » Wed Jan 28, 2009 4:10 pm

To answer several queries from January 27th: I would be willing to re-schedule the tournament for April or May, but the appeal of our past tournaments has been the quality of our house-written questions (despite the extra work it means for me as editor), and I think my team captain has come to realize his incapability to spearhead the operation. As it turned out, no questions had been written by the New Year's deadline I had set, while I was constantly being assured otherwise. At this point I'm not eager to spend a lot to purchase questions from notable sources, or to mirror someone else's tournament, fearing diminished enthusiasm and feeling too disappointed that we could not fulfill our promises made from the beginning. We had a great run here for five years, and I thank everyone who came to our tournaments for your support and impressive comments about our school.

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