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by jhn31
Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi State High School Tournament (4/16/11)
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Mississippi State High School Tournament (4/16/11)

The MSU Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting the our annual fall tournament on Saturday, April 16, 2011. We will be using an NAQT IS-104. The tournament will be run with NAQT rules. The only exception to the rules is that the matches will not be untimed, but run in two 10-question halves. The fee for the ...
by jhn31
Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: University of Alabama: MUT Mirror - 3/27/10
Replies: 34
Views: 4964

Re: University of Alabama: MUT Mirror - 3/27/10

I can't think of any reason why we wouldn't bring several teams to this.
by jhn31
Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Millsaps in Jackson, MS
Replies: 5
Views: 1074

Re: EFT Mirror at Millsaps in Jackson, MS

It definitely occurred. Alabama, MSU, and Tulane (2 teams each) came. I imagine Alabama won, but they had 1 remaining playoff match when we were done, so I can't say for certain.
by jhn31
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi State Fall Tournament, 11/7/09
Replies: 3
Views: 879

Mississippi State Fall Tournament, 11/7/09

The MSU Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting the our annual fall tournament on Saturday, November 7, 2009. We will be using an NAQT 87-A. The tournament will be run with NAQT rules, found here: http://www.naqt.com/rules.html. The only exception to the rules is that the matches will not be untimed, but run...
by jhn31
Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

Re: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=MississippiState&id=23&page=standings Thanks to the MSU campus being blanketed in snow (like, actually), we were a bit understaffed on the day, but we did manage to get 6 rounds in with some MSU people rotating out who would read. After that, some of the staff ...
by jhn31
Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

Re: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State

There's this weird white stuff falling out of the sky and remaining on the ground. I've only seen this one time before.
by jhn31
Sat Feb 28, 2009 11:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ MSU
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

Re: ACF Regionals South @ MSU

Congrats to ASFA for winning the tournament. Full stats found here:
http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings

Special congrats to Alvin of ASFA for being the #1 individual scorer of the day (while running away with the neg prize)
by jhn31
Sat Feb 28, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2009, 2/28
Replies: 16
Views: 9528

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2009, 2/28

Still haven't received anything.
by jhn31
Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ MSU
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

Re: ACF Regionals South @ MSU

Haven't received the questions yet. I assume they'll be here before 9 AM..
by jhn31
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ MSU
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

Re: ACF Regionals South @ MSU

Final (presumably) field update:

Alabama (2)
MSU (1)
mixed team (1 - will consist of Alvin, and any extra MSU or Alabama players)

I was hoping to have a larger field than this, but it doesn't look like anyone else is going to come. If anyone else does plan on coming, let me know ASAP.
by jhn31
Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ MSU
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

Re: ACF Regionals South @ MSU

Current field:
Alabama (2)
ASFA HS
DAR HS + coach
MSU house teams (?, and we will be much less lax in inserting house teams into the field this time around...0 until all rooms are adequately staffed)
by jhn31
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT 2009 discussion
Replies: 70
Views: 8599

Re: SCT 2009 discussion

After taking a look over the stats from the last 3 years of tossups read in d2 sectionals over the last 3 years (since presumably any club will put their best readers in d1), there is a trend that sectionals held in the South (and strangely, Canada) are the 3 or 4 lowest TUHPR, with the exception of...
by jhn31
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT 2009 discussion
Replies: 70
Views: 8599

Re: SCT 2009 discussion

Then instruct them to speed up if they aren't making it to 20 very often. I did. It helped a little, but not to the extent I wanted. Also, I'm kind of dumbfounded that you have attacked people on this board for reinforcing stereotypes or whatever about the South being racist (When all they did was ...
by jhn31
Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT 2009 discussion
Replies: 70
Views: 8599

Re: SCT 2009 discussion

Southerners just don't speak as quickly as people in other parts of the country, and it adds up on a 20-minute clock. I read quizbowl differently than I speak. This isn't actually a problem. P.S. I've tested this theory with one of my teammates, who is from Baton Rouge and has the slow, mumbly Loui...
by jhn31
Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT 2009 discussion
Replies: 70
Views: 8599

Re: SCT 2009 discussion

I think we're forgetting one thing: Southerners just don't speak as quickly as people in other parts of the country, and it adds up on a 20-minute clock. I feel like that's exactly why, even though I screened and trained all of the mods (except one, who had to replace someone with a sudden illness),...
by jhn31
Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT CC eligibility
Replies: 11
Views: 1118

Re: NAQT CC eligibility

You could play D1 for that CC, however.
by jhn31
Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Private Discussion Forum
Replies: 129
Views: 14760

Re: SCT Private Discussion Forum

registered
by jhn31
Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Thanks to everyone who came out to Starkville for a very long weekend, and thanks for bearing with us as the majority of our staffers for today decided to drink last night and just not come this morning. Here are the stats from NAQT Sectionals: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=MississippiState...
by jhn31
Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

NAQT Sectionals results:

In d1, Alabama A was not seriously challenged the whole day and went 12-0.
In d2, Alabama C beat Mississippi State B in a playoff after both teams went 13-1 on the day.

Stats will be posted as soon as the TD sends me the file.
by jhn31
Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Not if you advertise it as "a mirror of Maryland's Terrapin Invitational Tournament"--at least at Chicago, we've usually called it Terrapin rather than TIT. . Yeah, think a little and go "hmm, we're in a conservative hotbed, maybe it's better to just call it the 'Terrapin Invitational'" or come up ...
by jhn31
Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

For the record, who names a tournament TIT anyway? It's kinda awkward to advertise this tournament to people I don't know, especially if they're female or go to a private religious school.
by jhn31
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

I'd much rather a 6 team tournament too, but I don't know who the sixth team is going to be.

Anyhow, a 5 team tournament is still just a triple RR, with byes.
by jhn31
Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

Re: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State

The tournament won't be cancelled, I'm pretty sure of that. There's enough MSU students who want to play that I'm sure we can field enough teams. Will yall be attending ACF Regionals too?
by jhn31
Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: List Places You'd Like to See ICT 2010
Replies: 79
Views: 9470

Re: List Places You'd Like to See ICT 2010

If no one cares about tourist attractions, then we should hold the ICT in Starkville, Mississippi.
by jhn31
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

Re: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State

Yes, we are planning on having this tournament. We don't have any teams signed up though.
by jhn31
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Final (probably) field update: NAQT D1: Alabama (2) Louisiana-Lafayette Tulane Mississippi State ug, 5 teams. That's pretty much the worst number possible. NAQT D2: Alabama (2) Central Arkansas (2) Louisiana-Lafayette (2) Millsaps Mississippi College (probably) Mississippi State (2) Samford Tulane T...
by jhn31
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Field Update: NAQT D1: Alabama Louisiana-Lafayette Tulane Mississippi State which means we'll be able to have an autobid for the D1 ICT NAQT D2: Alabama (2) Central Arkansas Louisiana-Lafayette (2) Millsaps Samford Tulane possibly some MSU house teams, depending on the field size TIT: Alabama (3) Lo...
by jhn31
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT CC Sectionals
Replies: 36
Views: 4043

Re: NAQT CC Sectionals

Bevill State A won the Mississippi championship by going 10-0.

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
by jhn31
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

GARBAGE Mirror at Mississippi State

Mississippi State will be hosting a GARBAGE mirror on Sunday, March 1. It is packet submission, and here is the original GARBAGE thread:
viewtopic.php?f=19&t=6806

If you're interested in attending, email me at msuquizbowl@gmail.com
by jhn31
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals South @ MSU
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

ACF Regionals South @ MSU

Mississippi State is hosting ACF Regionals on Saturday, February 28th, 2009, in Starkville, MS. Fees: Base fee: $120 per team Buzzer systems: -$5 each Staffers: -$10 each Laptop: -$5 each (max 1 per team) Travel: -$10 for every 200 miles traveled (one-way) International: -$20 Teams new to ACF: -$25 ...
by jhn31
Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Field update:
Alabama (3)
Louisiana-Lafayette
by jhn31
Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA
Replies: 11
Views: 1829

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA

As far as I remember, the final records were:

Alabama A 6-2
Athens State 6-2
Mississippi State 5-3
Alabama B 3-5
Millsaps 0-8
by jhn31
Fri Dec 26, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA
Replies: 11
Views: 1829

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA

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by jhn31
Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA
Replies: 11
Views: 1829

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA

Are we going to see stats for this tournament?
by jhn31
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Harvard T-Party Discussion" Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 1188

Re: Harvard T-Party Discussion

Surely the few people waiting to play in a few weeks could just not read the thread...
by jhn31
Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard T-Party - 12/6/08
Replies: 106
Views: 25766

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard T-Party - 12/6/08

I played at the Alabama mirror and I thought the questions were fantastic. Still a bit hard for our team, but we're getting there. This was the most fun I've had at a tournament in a while.
by jhn31
Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Well, you may not have a preference, but appears as if NAQT certainly does. From what I can read from NAQT's SCT host requirements: Tournaments may be Friday/Saturday, Saturday-only, or Saturday/Sunday events. Of those, Friday/Saturday and Saturday-only events are preferred. Despite this flexibilit...
by jhn31
Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3234

ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

Mississippi State University will be hosting two tournaments on the weekend of February 7 and 8 in Starkville, MS. NAQT Sectionals: - February 7 Fees/discounts: $120 per first team from school $100 per each subsequent team -$10 per buzzer -$10 per volunter -$10 for every 200 miles traveled one way -...
by jhn31
Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA
Replies: 11
Views: 1829

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA

Millsaps? Awesome. Didn't know they had a team.
by jhn31
Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT MS CC Sectional (1/25/09) at MSU
Replies: 0
Views: 711

NAQT MS CC Sectional (1/25/09) at MSU

Mississippi State University will host the NAQT Mississippi Community College Sectional on Saturday, January 25, 2009, on the campus of MSU in Starkville, MS. The winner of the tournament will qualify for the NAQT Community College Championship in Orlando in February 2009. Registration will begin at...
by jhn31
Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall South at MS State (11/9/08)
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall South at MS State (11/9/08)

Congrats to Alabama A for going 10-0 through the field (we made fieldwide decision to nix the 11th game so everyone could get back at a reasonable hour). Full stats: http://www.freewebs.com/jhn31/081109%20ACF%20Fall/Acffall08_standings.html Special thanks to Jason Paik for helping read the tournamen...
by jhn31
Sun Nov 09, 2008 2:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)
Replies: 12
Views: 1988

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)

http://www.freewebs.com/jhn31/081108%20College%20NAQT/1108NAQT_standings.html Congratulations to Alabama G (grad team) for winning the tournament. They defeated MSU in a 1-game final when both teams finished 9-1 on the day. Note: A team leaving after the 4th round forced an impromtu rescheduling off...
by jhn31
Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA?
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA?

MSU has a women's basketball game on Sun, Dec. 7, but I think I could miss one for quiz bowl. Sunday works fine.
by jhn31
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA?
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA?

uga_chris wrote:We're planning on hosting our high school tournament on that day unfortunately.
You scheduled your high school tournament on the day of the SEC Championship? Geez, even we avoided that day in scheduling back in August, just in case...
by jhn31
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Mirror at UA?
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: T-Party Mirror at UA?

That would be awesome. We'll definitely be there.
by jhn31
Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)
Replies: 12
Views: 1988

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)

AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:I thought I heard that Russellville High School (AL) would be coming.
Haven't heard a thing about that.
by jhn31
Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)
Replies: 12
Views: 1988

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MSU Fall College Tournament (11/8/08)

AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:Can we get a field update posted?
Alabama - 3
Tulane - 5
Louisiana-Lafayette - 2
Ole Miss - sucks
NE Mississippi CC - 1
SW Mississippi CC - 1
MSU - 3 (or whatever is needed to make the brackets work)
by jhn31
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall South at MS State (11/9/08)
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall South at MS State (11/9/08)

ACF Fall Field Update:

Mississippi State (1+, as many as we can fit in and still staff the tournament)
Alabama (2-3)
Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2)
Tulane (5)
Southwest Mississippi CC (1)

There's still space if anyone else wants in.
by jhn31
Sat Oct 04, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MSU Fall Tournament (10/4/08) Starkville, MS
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re: MSU Fall Tournament (10/4/08) Starkville, MS

MLK Magnet stormed through the field to go 10-0 and win the tournament. They defeated St. Andrew's 420-35 in the final. Jackson Prep defeated Clinton 270-225 to take third. Tournament format was two brackets of 8 teams, round robin, leading to 8-team final single elimination tournament. Full stats f...
by jhn31
Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MSU Fall Tournament (10/4/08) Starkville, MS
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re: MSU Fall Tournament (10/4/08) Starkville, MS

Here's what the field is currently looking like:

Clinton (1)
George County (1)
Itawamba (2)
Madison Central (3)
MLK Magnet (1)
St. Andrew's (1)
Wesson (2)

It's not too late if anyone else is interested.