Search found 143 matches

by Robbie Ram
Wed May 02, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2x Check the HSQBRank Tourney List - '18 edition - Updatedx2
Replies: 30
Views: 6162

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

I don’t see NAQT Virginia States (3/30):
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... standings/

Also, FYI, the stats from VCU Season Finale XI (using BHSAT 2018) were just posted at:
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... ayoffs%29/
by Robbie Ram
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XXV Main Site - Richmond, VA (1/13/18)
Replies: 6
Views: 2928

Re: GSAC XXV Main Site - Richmond, VA (1/13/18)

Hi, do you have the complete tournament stats available yet? If not, any idea when they will be available? Thanks.
by Robbie Ram
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MVGS Open II in Warrenton, Va 1-27-18
Replies: 4
Views: 2286

Re: MVGS Open II in Warrenton, Va

Can I suggest you put the tournament date in the announcement header (per www.hsquizbowl.org posting guidelines)? That should make it easier to attract teams to the tournament.
by Robbie Ram
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: James Blair Bowl II @ William and Mary Feb. 10 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

Re: James Blair Bowl II @ William and Mary

Can I suggest you put the date in the tournament thread header (per http://www.hsquizbowl.org) posting guidelines? That should help you attract registrations.
by Robbie Ram
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MVGS Open I @ Lord Fairfax CC (Warrenton, Va, 3/4/17)
Replies: 3
Views: 2479

Re: MVGS Open I @ Lord Fairfax Community College (Warrenton,

Can I suggest you put the tournament date in your posting and in the announcement header? It's hard to get teams to commit to a tournament if they don't know *when* it is! :-)
by Robbie Ram
Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MS History Bee ORQE???
Replies: 4
Views: 2494

Re: MS History Bee ORQE???

Thanks, Nick... the ORQE seems to be back up and running. Can I suggest that you and/or Eric update the contact info telephone number on the historybee.com website? It doesn't seem to be a valid number anymore and just sends a prospective caller to some random Google voicemail "box". I also would su...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MS History Bee ORQE???
Replies: 4
Views: 2494

MS History Bee ORQE???

Anyone know the status of the MS National History Bee's Online Regional Qualifying Exam (ORQE)? According to their website ( historybee.com ), the ORQE is supposed to be administered Dec. 5th - 28th, but their online exam portal is not active as of now (9:00 AM on Dec. 8th)! I have tried emailing an...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Virginia NAQT States @ UVa (3/19/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 5428

Re: Virginia NAQT States @ UVa (3/19/16)

Lawrence Simon wrote:Field Update as of March 14
School (teams/buzzers/staffer)

Quince Orchard (1/1/0)
Isn't Quince Orchard in Maryland? I thought this was only open to Virginia teams??
by Robbie Ram
Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: State of QuizbowlDB
Replies: 2
Views: 3356

Re: State of QuizbowlDB

So... is QBDB officially "dead" again? Permanently, this time? Or will it pull another phoenix act and rise from the ashes? Thanks...
by Robbie Ram
Fri May 30, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quinterest: Hassle-free Database Search
Replies: 131
Views: 88717

Re: Quinterest: Hassle-free Database Search

Will new packets ever be added to this database? I second Matt's question... I would love to see some additional tournaments / packets added. I hope Rohit (or whoever's in charge of Quinterest these days) will consider getting some help formatting & uploading packets if it's too burdensome to do in...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Help requested: VHSL Scholastic Bowl (1/18/14 and 2/1/14)
Replies: 0
Views: 790

Help requested: VHSL Scholastic Bowl (1/18/14 and 2/1/14)

Greetings, all: Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax, VA) will be hosting the VHSL Scholastic Bowl Conference 5 Championship tournament on January 18, 2014 (snow date: 1/25) and the Region 6A North Championship tournament on February 1, 2014 (snow date: 2/8/2014). I could really use a few good, experi...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAYNOR at Woodson HS, Fairfax VA (w/TJHSST) - (11/16/13)
Replies: 21
Views: 8915

Re: RAYNOR at Woodson HS, Fairfax VA (w/TJHSST) - (11/16/13)

harborseal wrote:
Standard-winged Nightjar wrote:What does RAYNOR stand for?
Random Acronym You'll Never Once Remember?
Brilliant!

To all other teams in the DC / NoVA area: please sign up for this tournament; we would be sad to spend $50 to $70 (x 2) just for the opportunity to play... um... our own team. :-/
by Robbie Ram
Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 13923

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

I know it's been a while since this tournament happened, but I've only recently gotten around to examinimg the stats closely, and I noticed something peculiar: for the Montgomery Blair vs. Oakland Mills match in round 10, both teams are listed as having ZERO bonus points (and, therefore, "0.00 PPB")...
by Robbie Ram
Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 VCU Winter Tournament (New Kent, VA) (12/1/2012)
Replies: 15
Views: 4148

Re: 2012 VCU Winter Tournament (New Kent, VA) (12/1/2012)

George, will you be posting full stats (including playoffs)? Will you be sending question sets via email or "snail mail"?
by Robbie Ram
Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Please post city and state in your announcement titles
Replies: 2
Views: 7222

Re: Please post city and state in your announcement titles

Just a reminder that it's a good idea for your tournament announcement to include a state (and where helpful, city) in the thread title. Teams trying to find tournaments to attend will save some time, instead of having to read the thread to find out where the [Mascot] Bowl- October 19th! will be he...
by Robbie Ram
Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 VCU Winter Tournament (New Kent, VA) (12/1/2012)
Replies: 15
Views: 4148

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2012 VCU Winter Tournament (New Kent, VA)

Robbie Ram wrote:Um..... date????
Let me clarify: I see the date in the post... you should add it to your heading, per posting norms for this forum! Thanks.
by Robbie Ram
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware Spring Tournament @ Wilmington Charter (2/11/2012)
Replies: 73
Views: 9506

Re: Delaware Spring Tournament @ Wilmington Charter (2/11/2012)

Has the tournament schedule (specifically, registration window & start time for the rounds) been nailed down yet? Those of us traveling to Wilmington from multiple hours away need to know that info ASAP so we can figure out at what ungodly hour of the morning we need to leave in order to arrive ther...
by Robbie Ram
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 7602

Re: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)

Robbie Ram wrote:Robinson will bring 1-2 teams to this.
Well, I guess I spoke too soon; this tournament now conflicts with the snow make-up date of our VHSL regional tournament, so we won't be attending after all.
by Robbie Ram
Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 7602

Re: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)

Robinson will bring 1-2 teams to this.
by Robbie Ram
Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED - GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)
Replies: 18
Views: 2128

Re: GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)

Topic "bump"... and dumb question: is this tournament really happening... with just 5 teams???
by Robbie Ram
Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU NAQT Virginia State Tournament (4/2)
Replies: 12
Views: 3260

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU NAQT Virginia State Tournament (4/2)

Frater Taciturnus wrote:[...] from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM [...]
Will registrtion start at 8:30, or will rounds start at 8:30?
by Robbie Ram
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen Invitational @ University of Delaware, 3/26/11
Replies: 30
Views: 7443

Re: Blue Hen Invitational @ University of Delaware, 3/26/11

Robbie Ram wrote:We may make the trek up from Virginia for this... I need to check on everyone's schedule.
It looks like we are conflict-laden on that weekend and won't make it to the tournament after all. Oh well... maybe next year.
by Robbie Ram
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU NAQT Virginia State Tournament (4/2)
Replies: 12
Views: 3260

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU NAQT Virginia State Tournament (4/2)

I know it's still early, but what are your plans for this tournament if the field stays so small? Will you just run fewer rounds, or are you likely to cancel the tournament altogether if you don't reach some specific minimum number of teams?
by Robbie Ram
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011
Replies: 37
Views: 18896

Re: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011

Matt Weiner wrote:After a thorough investigation of events before, during, and after the tournament, HSAPQ has concluded that [not important] player [*really* unimportant] cheated at the Thomas Jefferson event [...]
First PACE (2010), now this. Sad... just sad.
by Robbie Ram
Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 4/9/11
Replies: 48
Views: 16699

Re: ARMY NAVY @ Richard Montgomery HS (Yale Mirror) 4/9/11

Yeeesch... schedule-wise, 4/9 is not the best weekend for us; I'll be out of state. However, if I can coerce— er, persuade— another teacher into chaperoning, Robinson will bring 1 (or maybe 2) team(s).
by Robbie Ram
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen Invitational @ University of Delaware, 3/26/11
Replies: 30
Views: 7443

Re: Blue Hen Invitational @ University of Delaware, 3/26/11

We may make the trek up from Virginia for this... I need to check on everyone's schedule.
by Robbie Ram
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS
Replies: 38
Views: 9204

Re: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS

Robinson is interested... we hope to register soon if player schedules are clear that weekend.
by Robbie Ram
Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)
Replies: 65
Views: 19278

Re: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)

I want to join the chorus thanking Joe & the other folks at Charter for hosting a well-run tournament. Nice Job! We enjoyed it.
by Robbie Ram
Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)
Replies: 65
Views: 19278

Re: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)

Joe,

FYI, Robinson is indeed planning to bring TWO JV teams... unless a bunch of student conflicts magically crop up in the next two days or so (and I HOPE that won't happen).

We will bring 1 buzzer system; I'm not sure if I mentioned that before.

Thanks...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)
Replies: 65
Views: 19278

Re: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)

J. W. Robinson Secondary (VA) would like to register 1 JV team for this tournament. We are considering bringing a 2nd JV team as well-- I'll let you know ASAP if we have enough kids to make it happen. Oh, and we will bring one buzzer set. Thanks.
by Robbie Ram
Wed Oct 20, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)
Replies: 27
Views: 11093

Re: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)

On behalf of my team, I want to thank TJ for a well-run tournament; we enjoyed it! I also thought the questions were an excellent novice-level selection, so kudos to whoever authored them! I would appreciate it if you'd let us (coached who attended) know when this question set is "cleared" and avail...
by Robbie Ram
Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament @ GDS (3/13/10)
Replies: 74
Views: 10402

Re: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament @ GDS (3/13/10)

QOHS wrote:Is this taking place at the GDS on Davenport ST, or MacArthur Blvd?
Nevermind, I submitted before I saw Matt's response...
by Robbie Ram
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament RESCHEDULED (3/7/10)
Replies: 191
Views: 21629

Re: ZIGZAG Rescheduled - 3/7/10

Aidan, you know Robinson is still coming, right??? I have received no forwarded re-registration email from Fr. Meehan regarding Robinson. If you did send one, and he lost it, I'm very sorry about that, and I'll have you added to the field. If you haven't sent one yet, please do so posthaste. I rece...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament RESCHEDULED (3/7/10)
Replies: 191
Views: 21629

Re: ZIGZAG Rescheduled - 3/7/10

Carangoides ciliarius wrote:
Prof.Whoopie wrote:Am i really the only person that volunteered to moderate though? :neutral:
No, I did too.

Aidan, you know Robinson is still coming, right???
by Robbie Ram
Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament RESCHEDULED (3/7/10)
Replies: 191
Views: 21629

Re: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament (2/6/10) at Gonzaga (DC)

We are probably OK with any of the dates except March 20.
by Robbie Ram
Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVII at Maggie Walker (12/12/09)
Replies: 48
Views: 42611

Re: GSAC XVII at Maggie Walker (12/12/09)

Am I missing something, or is the "register here" link in the announcement not actually linked to anything?
by Robbie Ram
Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament RESCHEDULED (3/7/10)
Replies: 191
Views: 21629

Re: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament (2/6/10) at Gonzaga (DC)

Robinson would like to "express interest", since we seem to enjoy getting trounced by much higher-calibre teams than our own.
by Robbie Ram
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT (10/17/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 28123

Re: TJIAT (10/17/09)

Robinson would like to "express interest" in attending.
by Robbie Ram
Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- maybe on April 25???

Due to a variety of local tournament conflicts and a general lack of space availability at Robinson between now and the end of the school year, I am disappointed to announce that the RAQIT I is cancelled... at least until 2009-10. Thanks for your support, and I hope we can make it happen sometime ne...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- maybe on April 25???

Sooooooo.... as pointed out above, it looks like VCU has an academic tournament April 18. While I would guess that most of the teams who registered for RAQIT would not/will not be going to VCU anyway, I still hate to conflict with another Virginia tournament which is within driving range of almost a...
by Robbie Ram
Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- maybe on May 9???

As Harry said, this has been discussed in another thread about the VA NAQT Championship: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7547 Although obviously this presents no conflict for us in DE... Well, I guess that means May 9 is "out" for RAQIT... how does everyone feel about April 18???
by Robbie Ram
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

I am exploring the possibility of re-scheduling the RAQIT I academic tournament. While I am still checking on the availablility of facilities & staff, it seems that Saturday, May 9 is a possibility.

Does anyone know of any major conflicts with May 9? Thanks!
by Robbie Ram
Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

HSAPQ would like to apologize for the terrible situation Robinson High School was put through this past week. Unfortunately the editor of the ACF-4 set, Billy Beyer, had not completed his editorial work and did not tell anyone he needed help in finishing the set. Last weekend Beyer sent the Michiga...
by Robbie Ram
Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A word of caution when ordering HSAPQ questions...
Replies: 43
Views: 3918

Re: Do not use HSAPQ for your tournament!!!

HSAPQ would like to apologize for the terrible situation Robinson High School was put through this past week. Unfortunately the editor of the ACF-4 set, Billy Beyer, had not completed his editorial work and did not tell anyone he needed help in finishing the set. Last weekend Beyer sent the Michiga...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A word of caution when ordering HSAPQ questions...
Replies: 43
Views: 3918

Re: Do not use HSAPQ for your tournament!!!

All of your speculation as to how long it would take to print packets is beside the point. I needed to know by 2:30 today whether or not I *had* questions so that I could meet other deadlines in terms of facilities logistics and staffing. I wish I had known about this. I told you several times last...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A word of caution when ordering HSAPQ questions...
Replies: 43
Views: 3918

Re: Do not use HSAPQ for your tournament!!!

All of your speculation as to how long it would take to print packets is beside the point. I needed to know by 2:30 today whether or not I *had* questions so that I could meet other deadlines in terms of facilities logistics and staffing. No questions by 2:30 today meant no tournament on Saturday, p...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

I totally agree. I hopes he will respond to either my email messages or phone calls. I did respond to Billy's email. I know he tried hard to get the set done on time, and I do now have a better idea of why that didn't happen... but the bottom line is that I had logistical reasons why I needed to ma...
by Robbie Ram
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 20916

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

Jeremy Gibbs Free Energy wrote:That post (I hope) was directed at Andy Watkins.
No, it was directed at the author of that post, Billy Beyer, who is an HSAPQ member, was apparently in charge of this set, and has been promising me these questions for two weeks now.