SANDS [Novice Set] Available for Mirrors (2022-2023)

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SANDS [Novice Set] Available for Mirrors (2022-2023)

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This is the announcement for the Solon Adjacent Novice Difficulty Set (SANDS), a set intended for the novice high school and middle school levels. The set will be available for mirrors at high school and middle school tournaments during the 2022-23 season.

We intend for the set to be ready for mirrors beginning in August.

The set will consist of twelve packets of 20/20. Tossups will be power marked and bonuses will consist of three 10-point parts. Tossups will be limited to around 400-450 characters, or about 4 lines of Times New Roman size 10.

Distribution
The distribution will be as follows, and subcategories will be distributed over the set, not per packet:
4.25/4.25 Science (13/13 Biology, 13/13 Chemistry, 13/13 Physics, 12/12 Other)
4.25/4.25 History (18/18 American, 12/12 European, 12/12 World, 9/9 Other)
3.5/3.5 Literature (17/17 American, 10/10 British, 6/6 European, 4/4 World, 5/5 Other)
2/2 Fine Arts (9/9 Auditory, 9/9 Visual, 6/6 Other)
2/2 RMPSS (12/12 Mythology, 6/6 Religion, 3/3 Philosophy, 3/3 Social Science)
2/2 Geography/Current Events (16/16 Geography, 8/8 Current Events)
1/1 Pop Culture
1/1 Other/Miscellaneous

Writers and Editors:
Head Editor: Tegan Kapadia (Georgia Tech)
History: Tegan Kapadia (Georgia Tech)
Science: Pranav Sivaram (Ohio State/Ohio University)
Literature: Shourjo Ganguli (Ohio State)
Fine Arts: Grant Maiorana (Purdue)
RMPSS: Vedul Palavajjhala (WUSTL)

Writers: Reece Chae (Detroit Country Day), Ethan Feldman (Solon), Anish Kodali (UNC), Rohan Navaneetha (Solon), Costas Pavlou (Detroit Country Day), Prahalad Rao (Solon), Vishal Sareddy (Berkeley), plus the editors

The mirror fee for the set is $15 per team, with a $3 per team discount if you share your scoresheets with the editors (to accomplish this, just share them with my email after your mirror has concluded).

If you are interested in mirroring the set, please email jacob.orourke.7 [at] gmail.com with the subject line "SANDS."
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Jacob O'Rourke
Washington (MO) HS Assistant Coach (2014-Present); MOQBA Secretary (2015-Present); AQBL Administrator (2020-Present)
Formerly: HSAPQ Host Contact; NASAT Outreach Coordinator (2016 and 2017); Kirksville HS Assistant Coach (2012-2014); Truman State '14; and Pacific High (MO) '10


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Re: SANDS Available for Mirrors (2022-2023)

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High School Mirrors:
-Cullman County Scholars Bowl [starts September 19th, 2022] in [Cullman County, AL] - contact Christine O'Leary (christine.oleary at wallacestate.edu) for more information.
-Bronco Bowl IV-Junior Varsity Division [September 24th, 2022] at Rancho Bernardo HS [San Diego, CA] - contact John Francis Dy for more information.
-Southside Starter [October 1st, 2022] at Southside HS [Greenville, SC] - contact Brian Corbett for more information.
-Beavercreek Fall Invitational [October 29th, 2022] at Beavercreek HS [Dayton, OH] - contact Ellen Spence (ellen.spence at beavercreek.k12.oh.us) for more information.
-Virginia High School Novice [November 5th, 2022] at Virginia High School [Bristol, VA] - contact Chuck Pearson (cpearson at tusculum.edu) for more information.
-Bird Hole II [November 19th, 2022] at JP Stevens HS [Edison, NJ] - contact Kushal Aluru (kushalaluru at gmail.com) for more information.
-Thomas Jefferson Tournament [November 19th, 2022] at Thomas Jefferson HSST [Alexandria, VA] - contact the TJ team (tjhsstquizbowl at gmail.com) for more information.
- Lakeland Tournament [November 19th, 2022] at Lakeland HS [Deepwater, MO] - contact Josh Malecki (jomalecki at lakeland.k12.mo.us) for more information.
-Lindbergh Tournament [January 21st, 2023] at Lindbergh HS [Sappington, MO] - contact Sandy Olive (sandraolive at lindberghschools.ws) for more information.
-Winnebago Invitational [February 4th, 2023] at Winnebago HS [Winnebago, IL] - contact Kristin Strey (strey.k.a at gmail.com) for more information.
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Washington (MO) HS Assistant Coach (2014-Present); MOQBA Secretary (2015-Present); AQBL Administrator (2020-Present)
Formerly: HSAPQ Host Contact; NASAT Outreach Coordinator (2016 and 2017); Kirksville HS Assistant Coach (2012-2014); Truman State '14; and Pacific High (MO) '10


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Re: SANDS [Novice Set] Available for Mirrors (2022-2023)

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With the set nearing completion, we are seeking playtesters. If you are in college or older, please fill out this form if interested in playtesting.
Shourjo Ganguli
Beavercreek High School '22
Ohio State '26
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