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by Illinois Admin
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Best Individuals in Illinois
Replies: 11
Views: 839

Re: Best Individuals in Illinois

The lack of Ethan Ashbrook (Uni's best player) is a bit odd as is Nick Morrow over Tim Cho (no offense to NIck, but Tim scales to college pretty well while Nick seems peak at HS regs).
by Illinois Admin
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY
Replies: 33
Views: 4560

Re: 2019 IQBT NASAT - 6/22 and 6/23, Lexington, KY

I will say that I almost certainly was too conservative in my estimation for how many Chicago area people would come down to staff as I did not want to promise staffers that I could not actually produce. I believe I said roughly 16 could be counted on with high certainty based on number of uiuc peop...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Students as tournament directors?
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: Students as tournament directors?

Chris did a very good job outlining everything I would've said so I won't go over it again. However, I did want to just say if you need/want any help designing a format or any other TD'ing questions, I am more than happy to help you out (I benefited greatly from having multiple people show me the ro...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Re: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors

Mirrors
Texas Invitational - Sunday March 24
Midwest Championship at Adlai Stevenson HS - April 6th (likely)
by Illinois Admin
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors
Replies: 1
Views: 526

ILLIAC (Spring 2019) Available for HS mirrors

The Academic Buzzer Team at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is pleased to announce that ILLInois Academic Competition (ILLIAC) is available for high school mirrors starting March 2019. Eligibility All high schoolers are eligible to play ILLIAC as closed teams in designated high school...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago
Replies: 10
Views: 2118

Re: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago

Geriatric trauma wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:54 pm
PS come to Chicago (the city not the school)
Why not both?
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)
Replies: 0
Views: 1412

ACF Regionals 2019 @ UIUC (1/26/19)

The Academic Buzzer Team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is is pleased to announce that we will host the Great Lakes site of this year's ACF Regionals on Saturday, January 26, 2019. REGISTRATION: To register, you must: Fill out the central registration form . AND Email us at bamcla...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:18 pm
stats should be available here
If you have any issues with the stats don't bother me about them I just ripped them from scoresheets
Thank you Andrew for doing that while I was at work so I didn’t have to
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Becuase then I can commandeer a bunch of people to work on it all at once and not have to do merging 6 different SQBS files
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Congrats to MSU for beating Chicago A in both games of the advantaged final to win the tournament! Northwestern forfeited their play in game for that final so they take 3rd and OSU and UIUC A tied for 4th. Tomorrow we’ll start putting the stats into Neg5 and then use Bryan’s handy dandy parser to ge...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

Congratulations to UIUC A for winning the tournament and the UG title. Purdue A decided to forfeit the advantaged final and take 2nd place. Chicago Green defeated Chicago Red for 3rd place. Chicago Red took the D2 title. Also congrats to Jacob Simmons for getting 21 negs over the day and winning the...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

Playoffs schedule
EDIT: Third times the charm
by Illinois Admin
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

Here is the schedule for prelims
by Illinois Admin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Neg5 to SQBS Parser
Replies: 10
Views: 2517

Re: Neg5 to SQBS Parser

It appears to have worked pretty flawlessly after I fixed a few mistakes in total TUH for a few matches. I was unsure of how to enter a forfeit into neg5, so those were entered as 10 - 0 games and were easy to change to forfeits once the SQBS file was made. Thank you so much! I'm glad it worked! If...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Neg 5 : Quizbowl for the Cloud
Replies: 161
Views: 63504

Re: Neg 5 : Quizbowl for the Cloud

Please stop using Neg5 as a substitute for more stable stats (SQBS) at your tournaments. This post outlines the current problems with using Neg5 quite well: In general, neg5 has two major issues: first, that oftentimes people forget to save the rounds stats, which are subsequently lost to the sands...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 17357

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018

When will hosts get the info for what teams packets were used? I could use it to start making our schedule and to see how I need to set up bye rounds. I emailed the Acf fall email twice now with no response.
by Illinois Admin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Neg5 to SQBS Parser
Replies: 10
Views: 2517

Neg5 to SQBS Parser

Hey everyone, here is the neg5 (QBJ) to SQBS parser that I have previously mentioned in other posts. It worked perfectly on the first tournament we used it on but there are likely cases where it will fail (ties and forfeits for example). I did not create this and I definitely lack the tech knowledge...
by Illinois Admin
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

Thank you Bryan Lu for creating a parser to convert the Neg5 stats to SQBS. We will be sharing this once we finish testing it so that everyone can use it. Is there any chance you've finished testing this? I'm gonna run one more test tonight. Sorry for the delay with this, it has been a bit hectic.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)

Stats are available here
by Illinois Admin
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

Field 21/21: Chicago 3 teams Depaul 1 team Illinois: ~3 teams 1 buzzer, many staffers Iowa 1 team 1 buzzer Kentucky 2 teams 1 buzzer Northern Illinois University 1 team Notre Dame: 2 teams, 1 buzzer Purdue 2 teams, 2 buzzers, 1 staffer SIUE 1 team Truman State: 2 teams WUSTL 3 teams 3 buzzers 1 staf...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

Congratulations to IMSA A for winning this year's Earlybird! Uni A, Auburn A, and Stevenson A round out the top 4. The SQBS is up. It is missing a few things that will be fixed in the next few days. Thank you Bryan Lu for creating a parser to convert the Neg5 stats to SQBS. We will be sharing this o...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

Well of course today is the day my printer dies on me. We only have 8 paper schedules so here is the prelim schedule. I'll use the university printers to get the playoff schedule printed so that we have enough paper copies.
by Illinois Admin
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)

Field (12/12)
BBCHS 1 team
Centennial 1 teams
Mahomet 2 teams
Mattoon 2 teams
Monticello 1 team 1 buzzer
Olympia 1 team 1 buzzer
Palestine 2 teams
Uni High 2 team

The field is now closed
by Illinois Admin
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)
Replies: 3
Views: 2012

Re: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)

College Mirrors We are actively pursuing mirrors in all of the following regions. If you feel that you can host a viable mirror in a region not listed below, please feel free to send us an email. New England - Harvard (Tentative) - TBD Mid-Atlantic - Johns Hopkins (HS allowed) - TBD South Central S...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 673

IHSSBCA Novice at UIUC (10/13/2018)

The Academic Buzzer Team and Uni High Quiz Bowl Team are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the east-central IHSSBCA novice tournament on October 13th. This event will use SCOP Novice 9 . The field will be capped at 16 teams for now, but we may expand if there is sufficient demand. Attendan...
by Illinois Admin
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

MichelleYangBHS wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:01 pm
Is this a PACE Qualifier?
It is indeed
by Illinois Admin
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)
Replies: 3
Views: 2012

ILLIAC (Spring 2019 - ACF Fall + Set)

The Academic Buzzer Team at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is pleased to announce ILLIAC (ILLInois Academic Competition), an ACF Fall plus difficulty set (a la MUT, EMT, and SMT), or approximately 1 1/2 dots on the calendar . This means that the difficulty will be between ACF Fall and AC...
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

Field: (13/16)
Chicago 5 teams
Illinois - 2 teams
Michigan 2 teams 2 buzzers
Michigan State 1 team 1 buzzer
Northwestern 2 teams 2 buzzers
OSU 1 team, 3 buzzers
Truman State 1 team 1 buzzer
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

The Academic Buzzer Team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a mirror of Sun God on November 10th, 2018. Bryan Lu will be serving as TD. More information on this set can be found here . Fee Structure $120 per team -$5 per functioning buzzer system -$10 per approved staffer with laptop, on...
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

ACF Fall 2018 @ UIUC (November 3rd)

I am pleased to announce the Midwest site of ACF Fall 2018, to be held at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Saturday, 3 November 2018 . Registration Registration for this event has two steps: First , please write to us at bamclai2 AT illinois DOT edu with team name, number, and buzze...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

Hey everyone, we found a large plastic black bin on wheels in one of the game rooms. If it belongs to you, let me know
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC (10/06/18)

Milhouse wrote:October 7 is a Sunday.
Thank you for the catch
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC (10/06/18)

Field: (24/24) Auburn 2 teams 2 buzzers Barrington 1 team Centennial 1 team Glenbard North 2 teams 2 buzzer IMSA 2 teams 1 buzzer Hinsdale Central 2 teams 1 buzzer Homewood-Flossmoor 1 team Latin 2 teams 2 buzzers Mahomet-Seymour 2 team 1 buzzer Monticello 1 team 1 buzzer Sandburg 3 teams Stevenson ...
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 3697

Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

The Academic Buzzer Team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this years Earlybird Tournament on Saturday, September 29, 2018. I, Bradley McLain, will be serving as TD. We are soft capping this event at 24 teams. We have moved the date from the usual first weekend...
by Illinois Admin
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

I would like to apologize for the Human Use mistake. Somehow not all the packets were uploaded to the google drive and I did not check the actual contents of the zip file I received. After I looked at the zip file I realized that there were indeed enough packets. I apologize for this mistake.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

Book Tally: Cambridge Open: Will Nediger - 73 ppg Charles Hang - 67 ppg Mike Sorice - 64 ppg Kai Smith - 59 ppg Andrew Hart - 59 ppg Ike Jose - 56 ppg Brad McLain - 49 ppg Rob Carson - 45 ppg Evan Suttell - 45 ppg Michael Coates - 41 ppg Cambridge Open Neg Prize: Charles Hang, Ike Jose, Dylan Minari...
by Illinois Admin
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

Here is the updated playoff schedule SQBS for Cambridge Open is up . I will be keeping a tally of who won books in this thread so that we don't have to spend the time to hand them out. I trust that you won't take more than you won. SQBS for Words and Objects is up Here is the neg5 for FILM Here is t...
by Illinois Admin
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

Here is the long anticipated schedule. If you have any questions, please let me or Mike Know.
by Illinois Admin
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Preseason poll 2018–19
Replies: 25
Views: 10125

Re: Preseason poll 2018–19

EDIT: why did this post twice?
by Illinois Admin
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Preseason poll 2018–19
Replies: 25
Views: 10125

Re: Preseason poll 2018–19

After our surprisingly decent finish at ACF Nats last year, we bring back everyone and also gain some solid new folk. We are getting Mitch from Williamsville (our likely fourth player on the A team, we'll see how good he is this weekend, no pressure), Deepak from Stevenson, Sarod from Okemos, Jaden ...
by Illinois Admin
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 15223

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

Hey everyone, We will be holding the event in room 146 of the Armory. We recommend people park at the main library. We will be aiming to start at 8:45 on both days so try to arrive at 8:15-8:30. Additionally, anyone who staffs, and brings a laptop, will be given a free entry to a side event for each...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Illinois 18-19
Replies: 21
Views: 6683

Re: Illinois 18-19

I would guess that the top tier will be very similar to last year, with Auburn, Uni, IMSA, and Stevenson being the best (in some order). After that, it could be the wild west, but Fremd, OPRF, Sandburg, Athens (my sleeper pick, could pull off a Mahomet-esque surprise run), Barrington, Metea Valley, ...
by Illinois Admin
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: HS Player Poll Results
Replies: 21
Views: 6402

Re: HS Player Poll Results

So something to consider for next time is excluding the highest and lowest ranking of each player. I'd be interested in seeing how that would effect the rankings, as there is no reason Hari/Justin/Alex should not have been in everyone's top 10 let alone not be in the rankings at all. EDIT: I can read
by Illinois Admin
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Summer Practices
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

Re: Illinois Summer Practices

We've added practice on Thursdays as well, same time, same place.
by Illinois Admin
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 41597

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)

The Academic Buzzer Team has decided to cease participation in, or hosting of, NAQT events until Matt Bruce is no longer a part of the organization.
by Illinois Admin
Thu May 24, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Summer Practices
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

Illinois Summer Practices

Hey everyone, I believe I have reached out to everyone this will directly impact, but on the off chance that I missed someone, Illinois will be hosting practices in room 333 of the Armory at 4:45-7:00 on Wednesdays this summer. Everyone who happens to be in the area is more than welcome to come. We ...