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by Eric Huff
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: U.S. History Bee
Replies: 0
Views: 1243

U.S. History Bee

This is also posted in the Miscellaneous HS Quizbowl section(http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=14911), but I thought that this would be of interest to college programs looking to raise funds. I am pleased to announce the launch of a new competition, the US History Bee. Unlike other NH...
by Eric Huff
Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: U.S. History Bee
Replies: 0
Views: 1142

U.S. History Bee

I am pleased to announce the launch of a new competition, the US History Bee. Unlike other NHBB high school events that have team components and run primarily on weekends, the US History Bee is an after-school event solely for individual students, modeled after the structure of the National History ...
by Eric Huff
Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: National History Bee (Middle/Elementary School) Championship
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

National History Bee (Middle/Elementary School) Championship

On June 1, 2013, the Middle School/Elementary Championship of the National History Bee will take place in Atlanta. This event will be the culmination of a year-long competition that has introduced thousands of young students across the country to buzzer-based academic competition. For more informati...
by Eric Huff
Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: National History Bee
Replies: 0
Views: 950

National History Bee

While many are already aware of it, we would like to take a moment and introduce the quizbowl community to the second annual National History Bee: Elementary and Middle School Division! Information about exactly how the competition works can be found at our website: http://www.historybee.com We have...
by Eric Huff
Wed May 30, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 7261

Re: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta

First, let me again thank all those who volunteered their time to come play, staff and spectate the 2012 ACE IQC. Matt: You raise some great points, many of which have been at the heart of internal discussions we have had at ACE since we first formulated the idea of the IQC. Ultimately our goal is t...
by Eric Huff
Mon May 14, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19998

Re: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)

Dorman votes for pools followed by round robin playoffs (Option B).
by Eric Huff
Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 7261

Re: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta

Nikhil Desai (Bellarmine College Preparatory (CA)) Daniel Brach-Neufeld (Georgetown Day School (DC)) Sahr Singh (Dodgen Middle School (GA)) Jared Cowan (Georgetown Day School (DC)) Harsha Paladugu (Meyzeek Middle School (KY)) Sean O'Brien (Wando High School (SC)) Garrett Johnston (Creekview Middle ...
by Eric Huff
Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 7261

Re: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta

We are pleased to announce that we will be giving cash prizes to the top four finishers in the inaugural ACE Individual Quizbowl Championship. 1st Place - $500 2nd Place - $300 3rd Place - $200 4th Place - $100 If you'd like to register or just get some more information, please visit our website at:...
by Eric Huff
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - Jan. 21, 2012 (Roebuck, SC)
Replies: 2
Views: 1552

Re: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - Jan. 21, 2012 (Roebuck, SC)

Here's the current confirmed field: SCHOOL | # JV Teams | # Varsity Teams Aiken High School (Aiken, SC) 1 0 Baconton Charter School (Baconton, GA) 1 1 Berea High School (Greenville, SC) 0 1 Brevard High School (Brevard, NC) 0 1 Brookwood High School (Snellville, GA) 0 2 Chapman High School (Inman, S...
by Eric Huff
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19998

Re: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)

Dorman is tentatively "expressing interest"
by Eric Huff
Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: ACE Announces Middle School Quizbowl Camp (May 31-June 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 1115

ACE Announces Middle School Quizbowl Camp (May 31-June 3)

Academic Competition Enterprises (ACE) is proud to announce our inaugural Middle School Quizbowl Camp to be held at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta May 31-June 3, 2012. Unlike our other camps, this will be a day camp; no housing will be provided (though there are several hotels less than a...
by Eric Huff
Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: ACE Newsletter

We sent out our November newsletter yesterday. You can read it here: http://acequizbowlcamp.com/improve/study-guides/ (scroll to the bottom of the page) If you didn't receive it, but would like to receive future issues, send your email address to info@acequizbowlcamp.com, and we will add you to the ...
by Eric Huff
Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp is Hiring Study Guide Writers
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

ACE Quizbowl Camp is Hiring Study Guide Writers

Every month, ACE Quizbowl Camp posts a study guide to help students prepare for competition and give students a starting point to research/read about quizbowl-relevant topics. Check them out here: http://acequizbowlcamp.com/improve/study-guides/ We would like to be able to increase our study guides ...
by Eric Huff
Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic @ UVA, 10/29/11 (BDAT mirror)
Replies: 27
Views: 11813

Re: Cavalier Classic @ UVA, 10/29/11 (BDAT mirror)

20 is just a weird number to deal with. I've always been a fan of fewer preliminary matches and more "playoff" matches. Perhaps 4 preliminary brackets of 5 (round robin with a crossover match) followed by another 4 brackets of five (RR with crossover:top 10 in brackets A & B/bottom 10 in brackets C ...
by Eric Huff
Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 882

ACE Newsletter

ACE will be sending out our November newsletter in the next week. If you would like to be on our emailing list, post here or send your email address to info@acequizbowlcamp.com

Thanks!
by Eric Huff
Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 74
Views: 27136

Re: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)

Please move us from "Expressed Interest" to "Uber-Competitive Division".

Thanks!
by Eric Huff
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 7261

2012 ACE IQC - Monday, May 28 Atlanta

Who is the Best Quizbowl Player in the Country? ACE is proud to announce the inaugural Individual Quizbowl Championship Where & When Monday, May 28, 2012 (Memorial Day) Hotel TBA - Downtown Atlanta, GA Questions: The question set will be written by members of the college quizbowl community, then ed...
by Eric Huff
Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Newly formed NJ team seeks advice
Replies: 12
Views: 3953

Re: Newly formed NJ team seeks advice

Tom, You've gotten some great advice so far; no doubt you'll find that the quizbowl community is incredibly giving and helpful. We all love this activity, and want to see it grow and see more kids get an opportunity to play. In addition to coaching, I work with ACE Quizbowl Camps. I invite you to ch...
by Eric Huff
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 11448

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

That's the date for the Dorman Cavalier Academic Challenge. Typically we've had a large number of North Carolina teams in the field.
by Eric Huff
Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates
Replies: 9
Views: 2252

Re: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates

Wow, I'm glad I happened to see this. How did you decide on Marietta, and who are you working with here? I had expressed the idea that Marietta might make a good camp site in the future to a couple of people, but I never had any more formal conversations. Nevertheless as an ACE alum, and current pr...
by Eric Huff
Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates
Replies: 9
Views: 2252

Re: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates

Also, it might be worth mentioning that this could further develop the quiz bowl circuit in Southeastern Ohio (or Southern Ohio in general), because as it stands right now, it's not too strong, with only one team from "down by the river" (constituting any schools that are in counties that border th...
by Eric Huff
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp at UIUC (June 20-24, 2012)
Replies: 0
Views: 1113

ACE Quizbowl Camp at UIUC (June 20-24, 2012)

ACE Quizbowl Camp is pleased to announce that we will be back at the University of Illinois this summer ( June 20-24, 2012 ). Last summer's inaugural Illinois camp was ou largest camp of 2011 and the largest that we've ever had at a new site. We're excited about continuing to work with the quizbowl/...
by Eric Huff
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates
Replies: 9
Views: 2252

Re: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates

Yes. We're really excited about this particular location. Not only will this be convenient for Ohio and Kentucky, but we're hoping that the proximity to West Virginia (right across the river from Parkersburg-literally 20 minutes) will allow us to work with a lot of Mountain State quizbowlers. On a s...
by Eric Huff
Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates
Replies: 9
Views: 2252

ACE Quizbowl Camp 2012 Dates

ACE Quizbowl Camp is pleased to announce our 2012 schedule of camps. Redlands Community College (El Reno, OK) **June 13-17, 2012** University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL) **June 20-24, 2012** Milligan College (Johnson City, TN) **July 15-19, 2012** Marietta College (Marietta, OH) **July 25-29,...
by Eric Huff
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic @ UVA, 10/29/11 (BDAT mirror)
Replies: 27
Views: 11813

Re: Cavalier Classic @ UVA, 10/29/11 (BDAT mirror)

Dorman will be there with two teams. We're looking forward to it!
by Eric Huff
Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Fall Novice - Oct. 15, 2011 (Roebuck, SC)
Replies: 0
Views: 791

Dorman Fall Novice - Oct. 15, 2011 (Roebuck, SC)

Dorman High School is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a mirror of the Fall Novice Tournament on October 15, 2011, at our campus in Roebuck, SC. This event is intended for less experienced players and teams, so high school players who have taken part in more than one national championship...
by Eric Huff
Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - Jan. 21, 2012 (Roebuck, SC)
Replies: 2
Views: 1552

Dorman Cavalier Challenge - Jan. 21, 2012 (Roebuck, SC)

Dorman High School in Roebuck, SC, is pleased to announce the date for our 22nd Annual Cavalier Academic Challenge as January 21, 2012 . Like last year, this tournament will be a 20/20 set written by members of the Dorman Academic Team. We expect to have a field of 100+ teams from states across the ...
by Eric Huff
Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 74
Views: 27136

Re: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)

We are tentatively "expressing interest" in this.
by Eric Huff
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE down
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Sorry for the inconvenience, but we are slammed during the summer, and it's hard to do the study guides during camp season. Once camps are over, we will resume the study guides.
by Eric Huff
Wed Jul 06, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Camp 2011 Results
Replies: 1
Views: 778

ACE Camp 2011 Results

We are posting results and stats from our camps on our website. Here are the links... Illinois Camp (IL) - http://acequizbowlcamp.com/results/illinois-2011/ Milligan Camp (TN) - http://acequizbowlcamp.com/results/milligan-2011/ Campbellsville Camp (KY) - http://acequizbowlcamp.com/results/campbellsv...
by Eric Huff
Sun May 01, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

Re: Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11

In the Middle School division, Thomas Jefferson Classical A (NC) defeated Dawkins A (SC) to win the championship.

Stats are here:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
by Eric Huff
Sun May 01, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Re: Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11

Congratulations to St. Andrew's Episcopal (MS) for winning the 4th Annual Dorman Season Ender Tournament. TJ Classical (NC) finished second, with Riverside (SC) and Oakbrook Prep (SC) taking third and fourth respectively. Stats can be found here: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=dorman&id=8&pa...
by Eric Huff
Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: American History Packet
Replies: 41
Views: 6632

Re: American History Packet

To work off some rage after ACF Nationals, I wrote an American history packet of about 100 or so short tossups (3-4 lines). It's pretty hard, although not insanely so, and it's mainly politically driven (since I had covered some of my crazier pet topics in the other packet I wrote, this gives sligh...
by Eric Huff
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia Tech HSNCT Warm-up: April 16, 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 21166

Re: Georgia Tech HSNCT Warm-up: April 16, 2011

According to Eric Huff, it was their "full B team" and their A team will be at Culver.
I can confirm this. The team that played at this will be the same team that plays as Dorman B at HSNCT.
by Eric Huff
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 69
Views: 14963

Re: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)

I think that we have been listed as "interested" or "tentative". We are definitely coming with 1 team.
by Eric Huff
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp Looking for Writers
Replies: 2
Views: 605

Re: ACE Quizbowl Camp Looking for Writers

We're looking for 2 packets, tossup only. Forty tossups total.
by Eric Huff
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quizbowl Camp Looking for Writers
Replies: 2
Views: 605

ACE Quizbowl Camp Looking for Writers

While we have already contracted the writing for all of our main tournaments (three 20/20 tournaments, a singles event, and subject tournaments in History, Literature, Science, Fine Arts and RMP), we still have side tournaments to write. One of our three side tournaments is being written by our staf...
by Eric Huff
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Dorman Middle School Challenge (Spartanburg, SC) - 3/12/11
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

Re: Dorman Middle School Challenge (Spartanburg, SC) - 3/12/11

Congratulations to New Ellenton Middle School for winning the 2011 Dorman Middle School Challenge. Full stats can be found here:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
by Eric Huff
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

Re: Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11

I'm not sure of NAQT's official policy, but I have no problem with it.
by Eric Huff
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SC NAQT Championship @ Dorman - 3/12/11
Replies: 1
Views: 934

Re: SC NAQT Championship @ Dorman - 3/12/11

Congratulations to Spartanburg High School for winning the SC NAQT State Championship. Seneca HS came in second. Full stats here:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
by Eric Huff
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Re: Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11

I'm not exactly sure of NAQT's policy regarding this, but as far as I'm concerned, you are more than welcome to bring teams.
by Eric Huff
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

Dorman Season Ender (Spartanburg, SC) 4/30/11

Dorman High School is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Fourth Annual "Season Ender" Tournament on April 30. There is no limit to the number of teams that one school may enter. The tournament will use set 103-A from NAQT. Please note that there is also a high school division for this t...
by Eric Huff
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Dorman Middle School Challenge (Spartanburg, SC) - 3/12/11
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

Dorman Middle School Challenge (Spartanburg, SC) - 3/12/11

Dorman High School is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Fourth Annual "Middle School Challenge" Tournament on March 12. There is no limit to the number of teams that one school may enter. This tournament is open only to teams from Middle Schools/Junior High Schools. The tournament will...
by Eric Huff
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Dorman "Season Ender" (Spartanburg, SC) - 4/30/11

Dorman High School is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Fourth Annual "Season Ender" Tournament on April 30. Registration will be $60/team, and there is no limit to the number of teams that one school may enter. We will be using NAQT IS-103A for this tournament. Please note that there ...
by Eric Huff
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SC NAQT Championship @ Dorman - 3/12/11
Replies: 1
Views: 934

SC NAQT Championship @ Dorman - 3/12/11

Dorman High School is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the South Carolina State NAQT Championship Tournament on March 12. Registration will be $60/team, and there is no limit to the number of teams that one school may enter. Depending on the field, we will award championships based on SCH...
by Eric Huff
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/22/11 (Spartanburg, SC)
Replies: 18
Views: 5718

Re: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/22/11 (Spartanburg, SC)

Thanks for the compliment. Our goal in writing the set was to have questions that increased in difficulty throughout the day while at the same time stayed accessible and playable. I will post the full results soon, but... VARSITY 1) Dunbar (Lexington, KY 2) duPont Manual A (Louisville, KY) JV 1) Dun...
by Eric Huff
Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/22/11 (Spartanburg, SC)
Replies: 18
Views: 5718

Re: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/22/11 (Spartanburg, SC)

Here's an updated field. Currently we are at 89 teams (60 Varsity and 29 JV). We have a few spots left, so if you're interested in joining the fun, email me ASAP. TEAM Varsity / JV Aiken High School (Aiken, SC) 1 0 Augusta Christian School (Martinez, GA) 2 0 Baconton Charter School (Baconton, GA) 1 ...
by Eric Huff
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE down
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: ACE down

We're back online. Sorry for the inconvenience. We hope to have the new site up and running soon.
by Eric Huff
Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE down
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: ACE down

Sorry for the inconvenience. We are currently redesigning the ACE website (a process that is taking longer than anticipated), and our webmaster has been working this week on implementing a lot of these redesigns. We expect the site to be functional again in the next 24 hours with the official relaun...
by Eric Huff
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Texas Invitational (April 22-23, 2011)
Replies: 49
Views: 19840

Re: Texas Invitational (April 1-3, 2011)

We're interested as well...