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by Important Bird Area
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

Texas is indeed one such region; we also expect to add 1-2 sites in the Upper Midwest and perhaps an additional Mid-Atlantic site.
by Important Bird Area
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open
Replies: 3
Views: 911

2019 NAQT SCT: February 9 - registration open

NAQT is pleased to announce the sites for its 2019 Sectional Championship Tournaments, to be held February 9. Queen's Brown Colgate Virginia Tech Auburn Florida Michigan Missouri Colorado UC San Diego UC Berkeley Washington Please note that this list is currently incomplete; we expect additional sit...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Re: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

NAQT would like to apologize to the quizbowl community for the delay in announcing sites for the 2019 SCT. We recognize that delayed announcements interfere with teams' ability to plan travel for February, and make it difficult or impossible for some teams to attend the SCT. I'll start a new thread ...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Re: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

At the SCT on Saturday, February 9th. We're working on confirming SCT sites and plan to post a complete list in the near future.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

2019 NAQT ICT: April 6, Chicago

naqt.com wrote:NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for the 2019 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament, powered by LetterOne, which will be held on April 5-6, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago.
Full details
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago
Replies: 0
Views: 640

2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago

NAQT's annual championship for solo players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), powered by LetterOne, will be held on April 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. New for 2019 is a separate division for middle school players. The event wil...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 433

2019 NAQT IPNCT: April 7, Chicago

NAQT's annual championship for solo players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), powered by LetterOne, will be held on April 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. New for 2019 is a separate division for middle school players. The event wil...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta
Replies: 0
Views: 595

2019 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 High School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 24-26, 2019. This is Memorial Day weekend. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2017 and 2018 HSNCTs. NAQT is delighted that Letter...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan 12/1/18
Replies: 5
Views: 1301

Re: 2018 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan 12/1/18

Michigan team: could you please contact us (hosting@naqt.com) with an appropriate mailing address to send the questions for this tournament? Thanks!

Edit: resolved. Thank you!
by Important Bird Area
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 743

NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale

NAQT's Cyber Monday Sale will run through Friday, November 30. Any customer placing an order for practice material totaling $150 or more during that period will receive a free Thumbs Up! for Geography study guide. These study guides are newly released to accompany this sale. The guides are also ava...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets
Replies: 4
Views: 3066

Re: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets

We've now added seven sets of Thumbs Up! for Geography.

order here
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago

The Saturday (preliminary) rounds of the 2019 MSNCT will use questions similar in length and difficulty to those at previous championships. The Sunday (playoff and consolation) rounds will use longer and harder questions similar to those in NAQT's Regular Invitational Series. The subject distributi...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 658

2019 NAQT MSNCT: May 11-12, Chicago

naqt.com wrote:NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 Middle School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, on May 10-12, 2019.
Full details

Qualified teams may now register here

Current field
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago
Replies: 0
Views: 829

2019 NAQT SSNCT: May 4-5, Chicago

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2019 Small School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, on May 3-5, 2019. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2018 SSNCT.

Full details

Qualified teams may now register here

Current field
by Important Bird Area
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: SCIENCE CHAMPIONSHIP (now including all grades!)
Replies: 8
Views: 2354

Re: science championship

NAQT is pleased to have been chosen as the exclusive provider of questions for the inaugural Science Championship. More details, including a sample packet, are here.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 4572

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

What, in NAQT's view, would constitute an exception-worthy circumstance? (Could we have some examples?) We don't currently have particular cases in mind. But as with a number of other places in our eligibility rules, we want to allow the possibility that teams finding themselves in unusual or unexp...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 1
Views: 920

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

We have revised the text of our eligibility rules as follows: D. 3. Individuals wishing to compete at middle school tournaments must be enrolled in grade 8 or below during the school year corresponding to the competition year of the tournament. 4. Individuals wishing to compete at middle school tour...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 4572

Re: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

We have revised the text of our eligibility rules as follows: D.3. Individuals wishing to compete at high school tournaments must be enrolled in grade 12 or below during the school year corresponding to the competition year of the tournament. 4. Individuals wishing to compete at high school tourname...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Matt Laird [content warning]
Replies: 1
Views: 2454

Re: Matt Laird [content warning]

NAQT's statement about Matt Laird can be found here. Mr. Laird has been banned from future participation in NAQT events in any capacity.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct
Replies: 0
Views: 1294

NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct

Crossposted from miscellaneous high school quizbowl --JTH NAQT has released its followup statement about tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct. Statement ; the full text is below NAQT's mission is to run the nation's premier quiz bowl championships, not only in terms of ques...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct
Replies: 0
Views: 938

NAQT's followup statement on tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct

NAQT has released its followup statement about tournament safety and responding to allegations of misconduct. Statement ; the full text is below NAQT's mission is to run the nation's premier quiz bowl championships, not only in terms of question quality and logistics, but also in terms of the well-b...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Johns Hopkins Fall Quizbowl Tournament (NAQT-177X) - 10/13/18
Replies: 10
Views: 2014

Re: Johns Hopkins Fall Quizbowl Tournament (NAQT-177X) - 10/13/18

Yes, this event was a qualifier for NAQT's 2019 national championships. If the listed number in the stats of 15 teams is correct, the top three will have qualified for the 2019 HSNCT in Atlanta.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

Re: NAQT Outreach Grants

Reminder that proposals for these grants are due October 15 (one week from today).
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19
Replies: 0
Views: 1002

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 1
Views: 920

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

Cross-posted from the high school section:

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 4572

NAQT eligibility changes for 2018-19 (update)

For the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT has made a number of relatively minor changes to its eligibility rules and rules governing qualification for some national championships.

Full details
by Important Bird Area
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT Novice @ UChicago (10/13/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1425

Re: NAQT Novice @ UChicago (10/13/18)

We don't have a formal eligibility policy for our Collegiate Novice series. That being said, the set is intended for players with relatively limited experience of collegiate quizbowl. If you have questions about whether it would be appropriate for a particular player to compete this event, we sugges...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

NAQT Outreach Grants

Cross-posted from the high school section. --JTH In the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT is offering a series of “Outreach Grants” to support community members interested in expanding quiz bowl in their area. NAQT will award up to ten grants of up to $1,000 apiece to facilitate projects aimed at “e...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Outreach Grants
Replies: 0
Views: 909

NAQT Outreach Grants

In the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT is offering a series of “Outreach Grants” to support community members interested in expanding quiz bowl in their area. NAQT will award up to ten grants of up to $1,000 apiece to facilitate projects aimed at “expanding quiz bowl.” This is intended to be a ver...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 CCCT podcasts
Replies: 1
Views: 508

2018 CCCT podcasts

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from NAQT's 2018 Community College Championship Tournament.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets
Replies: 4
Views: 3066

Re: NAQT Thumbs Up! practice sets

We've now added six sets of Thumbs Up! for Fine Arts and eight new all-tossup sets of Thumbs Up! for History.

order here
by Important Bird Area
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT's Back-to-School Sale (ends September 10th)
Replies: 0
Views: 662

NAQT's Back-to-School Sale (ends September 10th)

NAQT's 2018 Back-to-School Sale offers 10% off all practice material except our New School packages.

Order here using the discount code "NAQT2018Social"
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)
Replies: 6
Views: 1593

Re: FAcT XIV @ Yale (09/22/2018; New Haven, CT)

For the record, this link should work for a public-facing field update.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: [North Carolina] 2019 Tarheel Cup
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Re: [North Carolina] 2018 Tarheel Cup

UNC_CH_QUIZ_BOWL wrote: We will be using a NAQT packet:
NAQT was not previously aware of this tournament date; please contact us at hosting@naqt.com.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: New College Contact List
Replies: 39
Views: 26420

Re: New College Contact List

Our 2018 contact list has now been posted.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 NAQT ICT: April 14, Chicago
Replies: 30
Views: 12504

Re: 2018 NAQT ICT: April 14, Chicago

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from the 2018 NAQT ICT.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

joshxu wrote:Can I see conversion stats for the witches tossup in round 19 and the knuckleball/Tim Wakefield/Phil Niekro bonus in round 26?
Knuckleball: six rooms out of nine
Wakefield: two rooms out of nine
Niekro: one rooms out of nine

witches: 1/17/1 in 19 rooms
by Important Bird Area
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Nick Carraway: 3 rooms out of 5
Great Gatsby: all 5 rooms
orgastic future: 2 rooms out of 5
by Important Bird Area
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

This author inspired a work dedicated to Zanobi Buondelmonti and Cosimo Ruccelai, who were in the Circle of the Orti Orcellari [OR-tee or-kel-AR-ee]. This author's major work, which was written in sections called "pentads," ends by discussing the death of (*) Drusus. A commentary on ten of this man...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

This composer's only violin concerto, in D minor, was thought too "morbid" to be performed by Joseph Joachim. The four movements of his D-minor fourth symphony are played without pause. A trombone chorale opens the fourth movement of this composer's E-flat-major (*) third symphony, which has five m...
by Important Bird Area
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Raymond Aron's The Elusive Revolution calls this month a "psychodrama" in which nothing real happened. Slogans from Raoul Vaneigem and other members of the Situationist International were graffitied during this month, when Daniel Cohn-Bendit became prominent. The (*) Grenelle accords ended a wildca...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Can I see both the tossups and the conversion stats for Sonia Gandhi and cyanobacteria (both round 19)? This politician's behind-the-scenes power is the subject of the book The Accidental Prime Minister . She and her son were accused of taking an illegal loan in the National Herald scandal. This wo...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

A character in this story laments a "squeaky wheel," a "torn strap," and "disgusting felt" that makes another character vomit. A gravestone in this story instructs "have faith and wait" to followers of the Old (*) Commandant. In this story, a machine made up of a "bed," a "harrow," and an "inscribe...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Can I see the conversion stats for Lot and Gag Rules (both round 9), Pittsburgh Penguins, Morales, and Teapot Dome (all round 14), and Ted Cruz (round 23)? Lot: 24/56/11 in 88 rooms gag rule: 6/53/17 in 88 rooms Penguins: 1/82/40 in 88 rooms Morales: 12/41/6 in 88 rooms Teapot Dome: 41/46/8 in 88 r...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

A technique of "fitting" named for this feature matches its observed appearance for an open cluster with its theoretical structure, allowing the cluster's apparent magnitude to be converted to a distance. This feature consists of objects that are powered by the proton-proton chain or CNO cycle. Hot...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 14098

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Could you post a few of the least converted tossup answerlines? I have a feeling that the Emcee from Cabaret tossup might be one of them. 1/0/4 in nine rooms, which is less than ideal. Minimum of seventy rooms, below 40% conversion: mass spectrometry Samuel Alito Sonia Gandhi St. Anthony Ryan Zinke...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Sagacity XIV (11/17/18) [IS-179]
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Re: Sagacity XIV (11/17/18) [IS-TBA]

Quantity of Books v. Kansas wrote: This tournament will be using an NAQT IS set. We will update this post with the set number as soon as it is assigned.
This is currently scheduled to be IS #179.