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by Dan-Don
Fri May 02, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 4365

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)

I will be closing the field one week from today. There's still plenty of room left, so get your registrations in.
by Dan-Don
Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 4365

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)

There are only four spots remaining in the field for Midwest Championship, so get your registrations in as soon as possible to guarantee yourself a spot. There are eight spots still left for Wildcat. Remember you get a big discount on your entry fee when you attend both tournaments.
by Dan-Don
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)
Replies: 5
Views: 4365

Midwest Championship & Wildcat (5/17-5/18/14)

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois will host Midwest Championship on May 17, 2014 .I will be the Tournament Director. To register, you must fill out this form . Midwest Championship, which is intended as a warm-up for teams attending the 2014 NAQT HSNCT , will again use the NAQT's Divisi...
by Dan-Don
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Junior Wildcat 2014?
Replies: 2
Views: 1567

Re: Junior Wildcat 2014?

by Dan-Don
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat V
Replies: 1
Views: 2310

Jr. Wildcat V

Northwestern University will host Jr. Wildcat 5 on March 8, 2014 . I will be the Tournament Director. Question set We will be using NAQT's Middle School Series set #10. Teams in the Leyden-Norwood League will have heard these questions and therefore cannot play this tournament. Tournament rules We w...
by Dan-Don
Mon May 20, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

Hello, For IMSA A, Saieesh Rao actually never played a game, as he was not there. This has been fixed. I also played all 11 matches, but it seems that my stats from those rounds are missing. I can give you the stores that I have: Round 9: 4 10 1 -5 total 35 Round 10: 5 10 1 -5 total 45 Round 11: 5 ...
by Dan-Don
Sun May 19, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

Loyola Academy cleared the field to win. Congratulations to Loyola! Complete stats here.
by Dan-Don
Sun May 19, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

The Prison Bowl mirror is underway. I'll be updating the stats round-by-round here.
by Dan-Don
Sat May 18, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

Dorman A cleared the field to win. Congratulations to Dorman! Complete stats here.
by Dan-Don
Sat May 18, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

This is underway, and I'll be updating the stats after every round here.
by Dan-Don
Mon May 13, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

We're down to 13 teams for Midwest Championship and 11 teams for Wildcat. I'm opening open up one more spot in each tournament so we can have 14 and 12 teams. These spots will go to the first team that fills out the registration form.
by Dan-Don
Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

So a non-timed tournament that can't staff more than 6 rooms is worth $80 now? Given the eliteness of the field and the financial needs of Northwestern Quizbowl, the $80 base fee for Wildcat will not decrease. Additionally, at this time there is not a need to staff more than 6 rooms for Wildcat, as...
by Dan-Don
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

The original announcement post was very clear about how to register for this tournament. We have a small team and thus a limited number of in-house staffers. The number of outside moderators we have attracted is lower than it was for last year's event. Therefore I have substantially increased the mo...
by Dan-Don
Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

Right now I'm going to have to close both fields until we can secure more moderators for Saturday. If you're a team that hasn't registered yet and can provide a moderator or moderators for Saturday, please let me know, as that would help the situation a lot. I've upped the staffer discount to $40 fo...
by Dan-Don
Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Re: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

So far the field is shaping up great, but we have no Illinois teams. I can only guarantee 10 more spots, so register today.
by Dan-Don
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)
Replies: 13
Views: 4402

Re: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)

Sorry I forgot to post this until now, but I'm updating the stats round-by-round.
by Dan-Don
Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)
Replies: 13
Views: 4402

Re: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)

We should have the capacity, but we'd need more staff that we can't pay.
by Dan-Don
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

Complete playoff stats are up. I'll get some combined stats up tonight or tomorrow.
by Dan-Don
Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

Hewlett-Packard, in their infinite wisdom, put out a driver for my printer that caused all sorts of problems for my computer, necessitating the reformatting of my hard drive. The stats from yesterday are in my backup file, but it's going to be a few more hours until I'm up and running again.
by Dan-Don
Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

There was a four way tie at 3-2 For first. The winner of Michigan A and B will play the winner of Illinois A and B in the finals
by Dan-Don
Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

I'll try to keep the stats updated round-by-round.

And playoff stats are up now.
by Dan-Don
Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

Notre Dame has brought us to 14 teams, so the field is closed. We'll do two brackets of 7 teams into 6/4/4. The top bracket will play a full round-robin for final standings. The lower two brackets will do a double round-robin where each team carries over one game from the prelims. Teams should check...
by Dan-Don
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

This field is closed unless one more team can register to bring us to 14.
by Dan-Don
Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

Ringil wrote:Is it possible to update our registration after we submit? I ask because we're not exactly sure how many teams we will be bringing.
Sure. If something changes, just fill out the form again.
by Dan-Don
Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

Re: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

With three weeks to go, this is still only a six-team tournament. If you're thinking about registering, do so soon, otherwise we may cancel.
by Dan-Don
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)
Replies: 13
Views: 4402

Re: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)

I can only guarantee four more spots in the tournament, so register soon!

Edit: the field is now full so I will start a wait list.
by Dan-Don
Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)
Replies: 13
Views: 4402

Re: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)

I've brought the announcement post up-to-date. I'm waiting until Monday to send out email invitations because I want to make sure everyone's back from winter break.
by Dan-Don
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)
Replies: 15
Views: 4677

VCU Closed at Northwestern (2/2/13)

Northwestern University will mirror VCU Closed on February 2, 2013.

To register, click here.

Registered field: Chicago x3, Illinois x3, Michigan x3, Michigan State x2, Notre Dame, Ohio State, WUSTL
by Dan-Don
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SQBS for Mac available soon
Replies: 28
Views: 13524

Re: SQBS for Mac available soon

That worked--thanks.
by Dan-Don
Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SQBS for Mac available soon
Replies: 28
Views: 13524

Re: SQBS for Mac available soon

When trying to merge prelims and playoffs, I get this error message. Any ideas?
by Dan-Don
Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

IMSA A and IMSA b delined to play a final, so they are the co-champions of Wake-Up Call III.

Barrington-Station defeated St. Raymond in the first game of an advantaged final to the win the middle school division.

Stats are at the above link.
by Dan-Don
Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

This should be fixed now.
by Dan-Don
Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

We are able to increase to 24 teams. Those spots have been offered to the waitlisted teams, but I will open them up to everyone else if waitlisted teams decline the spots. We've also been able to add a middle school division comprising Barrington Prairie, Barrington Station A, Barrington Station B, ...
by Dan-Don
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)
Replies: 13
Views: 4402

Jr. Wildcat IV at Northwestern (3/2/2013)

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois will host Jr. Wildcat IV , our annual middle school tournament, on March 2, 2013 . I will be the Tournament Director. Question set We will be using a to-be-announced set from Olympia Academic Questions . We acknowledge that we received negative feedback ...
by Dan-Don
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)
Replies: 23
Views: 9770

Midwest Championship & Wildcat @ Northwestern (5/18-5/19/13)

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois will host Midwest Championship 2013 on May 18, 2013 , followed by Wildcat XV on May 19, 2013 . I will be the Tournament Director. To register, you must fill out this form . Midwest Championship, which is intended as a warm-up for teams attending the 2013...
by Dan-Don
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

I have 5 teams on the wait list. If we can get one more registration, we could possibly expand to 24 teams, provided we have enough staff.

As of tonight, I have also invited several middle schools to register for a separate middle school division.
by Dan-Don
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

Please keep registrations coming in for the high school division. We may be able to to increase to 24 teams, but we need 5 more teams!
by Dan-Don
Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

Brad also brought this to my attention. I'm going to have to drop Barrington Station from the field. It's looking more and more likely that we'll be able to have a separate middle school division.
by Dan-Don
Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

Field is now full. Next week I will determine if we can increase the field size and/or add a middle school division.
by Dan-Don
Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

I can only guarantee two more spots in the field so register soon.
by Dan-Don
Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

I've sent out a few rounds of invitations, and the field is now half-full. Keep those registrations coming. I will have made a decision about a middle school division by October 2.
by Dan-Don
Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Middle School Question Providers?
Replies: 14
Views: 5143

Re: Middle School Question Providers?

merv1618 wrote:
David Riley wrote:Adam: Will you guys be writing your own middle school set this year? If so, perhaps Alabama could mirror it? Just a thought.
I'd very much like to but you'd have to ask Dan Don about that.
I just requested an MS set from NAQT for either March 2 or March 9.
by Dan-Don
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7210

Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

Northwestern will host Wake-Up Call III , our annual high school novice tournament, on October 27, 2012 . I will be the Tournament Director. To register, please fill out this form . We are using Invitational Series 121A from NAQT. (Springfield will also be using this set for their JV tournament in J...
by Dan-Don
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: I propose a quizbowl video project
Replies: 24
Views: 5855

Re: I propose a quizbowl video project

I'm a radio/television/film major. I have some experience making videos. I have access to professional equipment (camera, microphone, sound recorder, light kit, etc.), but only when I'm enrolled in production classes. I happen to be enrolled in a production class this fall, so I could film some matc...
by Dan-Don
Sun May 20, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 6616

Re: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)

Loyola defeated IMSA B for the right to play IMSA A in a one-game final, which IMSA won. I'll be happy to take stats corrections. (I fixed the above New Trier mistake.) Thank you to Brad Fischer, Matt Laird, Mike Laudermith, and Connor Teevens for moderating all weekend. Thanks to Phil Blessman, Ben...
by Dan-Don
Sun May 20, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 6616

Re: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)

gauss1181 wrote:There's just a minor error in the team roster for IMSA B. Apparently the scorekeeper mistakened my name in one of my half matches. We do not have a team member named Maddie.
Fixed.
by Dan-Don
Sun May 20, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 6616

Re: Wildcat XIV at Northwestern (5/20/12)

Stats are now being updated.
by Dan-Don
Sun May 20, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 20800

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

Both these errors have been fixed.