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by nycaqb1999
Fri May 10, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: [Cancelled] 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19

Unfortunately, this tournament has been canceled due to lack of interest. We will work on finding a more suitable date next year.
by nycaqb1999
Sun May 05, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: [Cancelled] 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19

Hi all, we are less than a week out from the tournament, but we have only one team signed up. If we have less than 4 teams signed up by Thursday night, we'll have to cancel. Please consider signing up for this tournament, it should be really good nats prep!
by nycaqb1999
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Florida Spring Tournament (FST) 2019 [Available 3/23/2019]
Replies: 17
Views: 6483

Re: Florida Spring Tournament (FST) 2019 [Available 3/23/2019]

Will there be an online mirror of this set? We are strongly considering doing one. If it happens, it will certainly be after nats season is over. Announcement will be forthcoming once we decide, but for now expect late April or May. Since it seems like the online mirror of ILLIAC will likely be on ...
by nycaqb1999
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13270

Re: Player Poll 2019

To help me with my ballot, I assembled a spreadsheet with Nats and ICT stats for a number of players, as well as Visual Arts stats for various other players. In case it helps others, you may find it here. If you would like to edit this spreadsheet, perhaps by adding other subject area stats, please...
by nycaqb1999
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13270

Re: Player Poll 2019

Is it perhaps too late to ask for non-performance polls as well, such as most improved, nicest player, best captaining, etc? I seem to remember something like that happening last year, but that might not have been a ballot thing and just a simple google form instead. I think that’s the Players Choi...
by nycaqb1999
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Players Choice Awards
Replies: 49
Views: 19283

Re: Players Choice Awards

Any plan to do this again this year?
by nycaqb1999
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NYC Summer Open date poll
Replies: 10
Views: 2278

Re: NYC Summer Open date poll

Any idea when/where this might happen?
by nycaqb1999
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: [Cancelled] 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

[Cancelled] 2019 Connecticut State Championship @ Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) 5/11/19

Hej! The Wesleyan University Quizbowl club is excited to announce that we are hosting the 2019 edition of the NAQT Connecticut State Championship on Saturday, May 11th, 2019, using the NAQT DII SCT-19 question set. NOTE: this tournament is strictly open only to schools located in the state of Connec...
by nycaqb1999
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

Re: DII Midseason Poll

The podcast link has gone private while I make some requested edits
by nycaqb1999
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

Re: DII Midseason Poll

Here's the podcast with me, Wonyoung Jang (Chicago), Jakob Myers (MSU), Vishwa Shanmugam (UMD) and Jack Lewis (UMD) https://soundcloud.com/user-857381923/d ... on-podcast
by nycaqb1999
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

Re: DII Midseason Poll

Here are the results; thank you to Jack Lewis, Vishwa Shanmugam, Wonyoung Jang, Jakob Myers, Jaskaran Singh, and Catherine Qian for voting along with myself. 1. Maryland Terrapins, 60, all #1 votes, included on all ballots 2. Chicago Maroons, 54, all #2 votes, included on all ballots 3. Harvard Crim...
by nycaqb1999
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

Re: DII Midseason Poll

It has been requested by another player that I disallow voting for teams that will definitively not be sending teams to ICT. Like Wonyoung said this includes prominent finishers from the Preseason poll like UCLA and UT. Also, I have a form to make the sending in of ballots more efficient: https://go...
by nycaqb1999
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

Re: DII Midseason Poll

Wesleyan's ICT squad will most likely be the same as SCT. I know our placement at SCT was quite disappointing, but I can attribute this mostly to a lot of unforced errors ingame, which we will be working on eliminating in the coming months. I would urge voters to look at our prelim power rate, as we...
by nycaqb1999
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4640

DII Midseason Poll

Hi all, Taking after Jack Lewis' DII Preseason Poll (http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=21606), I've decided, with consultation from other quizbowlers, to have a DII Midseason Poll. You can check out Jack's post for the reasoning behind having DII polls in the first place, but I'll exp...
by nycaqb1999
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Small Colleges, LACs, and ICT
Replies: 19
Views: 5540

Small Colleges, LACs, and ICT

In the past 3 years of ICT, almost every college to play DI had a total student enrollment of over 10,000. The only small colleges to play DI these years were Amherst (2018, 2017) Kenyon (2017), and William and Mary (2016). The fact of the matter is that small colleges have issues with resources, ta...
by nycaqb1999
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 21143

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018

I’m super sorry but Wesleyan double misunderstood the DII qualifications, we were not DII eligible for Fall, but are for Nats.
by nycaqb1999
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 21143

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018

Can you update Wesleyan's registration to show that we are fielding a DII team? We were unsure of the definition when signing up.
by nycaqb1999
Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23
Replies: 14
Views: 6625

Re: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23

I'd like to caution against hosting NASAT in Lexington again. Though I really enjoyed the town and thought the campus was lovely, the amount my teammates and I had to spend on transportation to/from KY was exorbitant, not even adding in the cost of transportation to/from the hotel to campus. The fac...
by nycaqb1999
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 12686

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2018

Is an online mirror being planned for this set?
by nycaqb1999
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 ACF Fall @ MIT (November 3, 2018)
Replies: 11
Views: 4414

Re: 2018 ACF Fall @ MIT (November 3, 2018)

Hi!

Can you please update the field to include Wesleyan? We are very much looking forward to November.
by nycaqb1999
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: High School Player Poll
Replies: 42
Views: 13636

Re: High School Player Poll

Ok so I am really a self-deprecating person but I guess I should be encouraging you to vote for me or something idk so here it goes: -It shouldn't count for a whole bunch, but I did get 2nd at IPNCT, but I feel like more importantly, I had the most powers out of anyone in prelims. -I've pretty consi...
by nycaqb1999
Mon May 21, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY Date Claims 2018-19
Replies: 14
Views: 4797

Re: NY Date Claims 2018-19

Bard plans to host Bardbowl II in February and BEST II in May next year. I will have tentative dates after consulting with my successor.
by nycaqb1999
Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 2837

Re: BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)

Since this field is so tiny, and I'm sure all teams involved would like a chance to play each other, we will be amending the format above to playing a full round robin if the field doesn't expand beyond 12.
by nycaqb1999
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tourney List - '18 edition - Updatedx2
Replies: 30
Views: 9886

Re: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tournament List - '18 edition

There were never any combined stats from Columbia Spring, but I took the liberty of compiling ppbs into a spreadsheet which I will send to you. However, the stats for Bard's final against Hunter are missing, so if someone from Columbia could forward me those that'd be super.
by nycaqb1999
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 2837

Re: BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)

Current Field: (Teams/Buzzers/Mods)

Bard (1/1/Many)
Downingtown STEM (1/0/0)
Wilmington Charter (1/0/0)
Mather (1/1/0)
Lehigh Valley Academy (1/1/0)
Hunter (2/2/0)
Penn Manor (1/1/0)
Gotham (1/0/0)
Island Trees (1/0/0)
Troy (1/1/0)

TOTAL (11/7/0)
by nycaqb1999
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 2837

BEST I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (5/19/18)

Hej! Due to popular demand, Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Manhattan will be hosting the Battle for the Eastern Seaboard in Totality (BEST) I on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, using the NAQT DII SCT-18 question set. We plan for this tournament to be very intimate and very challenging, so we are c...
by nycaqb1999
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/PA/CT/Surrounding Area Discussion '17/'18
Replies: 20
Views: 6850

Re: NY/NJ/PA/CT/Surrounding Area Discussion '17/'18

Some people in the Massachusetts discussion thread are talking about potential Nats results for the teams in their region. I have absolutely no qualifications to lead a similar discussion about this region, but I was wondering what some of ya'll think.
by nycaqb1999
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: CMST: General Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 4822

Re: CMST: General Discussion

Will this set be posted on the archive?
by nycaqb1999
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Columbia Winter @ Columbia University (12/2/2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 4475

Re: Columbia Winter @ Columbia University (12/2/2017)

SirMrGuy wrote:Will playoffs and/or full stats for Columbia Spring be posted? (Asking here because as far as I can tell there's no Columbia Spring forum post)
by nycaqb1999
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/PA/CT/Surrounding Area Discussion '17/'18
Replies: 20
Views: 6850

Re: NY/NJ/PA/CT/Surrounding Area Discussion '17/'18

Bard is very good, based on my experiences with them at Columbia Spring and from watching them a few times before that; Max is a really, really good individual, and this team has been a great surprise in the field this year. :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :aaa: :aaa: :a...
by nycaqb1999
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 NASAT Predictions
Replies: 3
Views: 3759

2018 NASAT Predictions

It's probably a bit early for this sort of thing, but which states do you think will put up strong NASAT teams? What are your predictions for who might win?
by nycaqb1999
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

Thanks to everyone for a great tournament! North Babylon A took 1st, High Tech B took 2nd, and Island Trees came in 3rd. We can't wait to see you all next year!
by nycaqb1999
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Columbia Winter @ Columbia University (12/2/2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 4475

Re: Columbia Winter @ Columbia University (12/2/2017)

Is there going to be a forum post regarding Columbia Spring?
by nycaqb1999
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

EDIT: NO LONGER NECESSARY Due to a numerically unfortunate assortment of drops and additions, we are now down to 25 teams. As this number is very inconvenient, and we would much prefer either 24 or 26 (+2 house) teams, we will now be instituting standby registration. How this will work: any team tha...
by nycaqb1999
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

We have reached our field cap of 28, and the cap has been raised to 30.
by nycaqb1999
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

The field cap has been raised to 28 teams.
by nycaqb1999
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

Our field is filling up quickly with only two weeks to go: we encourage teams to register soon! We will raise our field cap to 28 teams if there is sufficient interest, and our hard cap is at 36. Also, we've had some interest from NYU and Columbia students to help staff the tournament, and we ask th...
by nycaqb1999
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: The Current State of New York City Quizbowl
Replies: 7
Views: 4157

Re: The Current State of New York City Quizbowl

I'm reviving this thread because I am about to find myself with quite a bit of time on my hands as a senior spring semester, and I don't want to jump ship on this (also because I saw that there are two other threads exactly like this so I was reminded of this). To reply directly to Chris, I think th...
by nycaqb1999
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!
Replies: 122
Views: 48643

Re: HSQBRank 2017-18: Now with a Patreon page!

I don't see the Hunter SCOP tournament from October, and I believe there are some PPB errors from KPAQT that are currently being hammered out.
by nycaqb1999
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Studying Science as a Humanities Player
Replies: 1
Views: 2402

Studying Science as a Humanities Player

Hiya, I'm the captain of a relatively new team (almost a year), and we've been trying to break the barrier between good and great. We came into qb with natural proficiency in some areas (Geo, CE, Trash) and a decent working knowledge of others (History, Lit, FA). Over the last 6 months, we've devote...
by nycaqb1999
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: COLLEGE (1/4/18, Skypeland)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: COLLEGE (1/4/18, Discordland)

UPDATE: This will be played on a Discord server.
by nycaqb1999
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: COLLEGE (1/4/18, Skypeland)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: COLLEGE (1/4/18, Skypeland)

If you signed up for this, please message me your skype info, or else there's no guarantee you will be able to play.
by nycaqb1999
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: COLLEGE (1/4/18, Skypeland)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

COLLEGE (1/4/18, Skypeland)

Hiya! I already posted the following to the Facebook-qb-sphere but I was told by some others that the forums might appreciate this packet: Bard would like to announce our first "fun" packet: COLLEGE (Certain Overrated Locations for Learning Everything Generally and Expensively). Most questions will ...
by nycaqb1999
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

UPDATE: "PACE (the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence) has awarded your tournament, Bardbowl I, gold certification. This means that the top 20% of teams in your tournament (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for our national high school quizbowl championship, the PACE NSC o...
by nycaqb1999
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XVII, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/18/17 (IS-170)
Replies: 19
Views: 7494

Re: LIFT XVII, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/18/17 (IS-170)

Does anyone know why the NAQT stats seem to mix up the 3rd/4th place crossover (Bard v Commack) with the 5th/6th crossover (West Egg vs East Brunswick)?
by nycaqb1999
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Re: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

Current Field: (Teams/Buzzers/Mods) Teterboro (1/0/0) Stuyvesant (2/0/0) Great Neck North (1/0/0) Trinity (4/0/0) Middlesex Middle (2/5/1) Columbia Secondary (1/0/0) North Babylon (2/3/0) Tenafly (1/0/0) High Tech HS (2/3/1) Valley Stream South (2/3/0) Kellenberg (1/3/0) Beacon (1/0/0) Island Trees ...
by nycaqb1999
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)
Replies: 8
Views: 6603

Bardbowl I @ BHSEC Manhattan, New York, NY (2/10/18)

Hello all! It is my pleasure to announce that Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Manhattan will be hosting Bardbowl I on Saturday, February 10th, 2018, using the NAQT 173-A question set. This may be a bit premature in terms of a forum post, but since we’ve already gotten several registrations, w...