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by Grace
Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MYSTERIUM at Yale (4/2/16)
Replies: 7
Views: 3867

Re: MYSTERIUM at Yale (4/2/16)

Apologies--SQBS keeps eating my entered stats, and I simply don't know what's wrong.
by Grace
Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MYSTERIUM at Yale (4/2/16)
Replies: 7
Views: 3867

Re: MYSTERIUM at Yale (4/2/16)

Final stats available here.
by Grace
Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Female Roommates for ACF Nationals
Replies: 0
Views: 1482

Female Roommates for ACF Nationals

In a somewhat dispiriting variation on last year's call, I'm looking for female roommates for ACF Nats. If any existing all-female room would be willing to tack on another room occupant, the Yale team would be happy to reimburse you, and I would be very grateful. If you're willing to share your room...
by Grace
Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15
Replies: 3
Views: 2490

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15

Thank you to everyone who attended this tournament and to all the staffers who made it possible! Here are the stats for the tournament.
by Grace
Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6481

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

The scheduling snafu that left some some college teams with only 9 games was entirely my fault, and I'm terribly sorry about it. That definitely should not have happened, and I owe everyone a lot of apologies. Full stats are (thanks to a loaner laptop from Yale's Technology Troubleshooting Services)...
by Grace
Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6481

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

The field listing upthread has been updated. If there are any discrepancies between what I've listed for your team and the actual situation, please let me know as soon as possible. All team contacts should expect a logistical email today. Thanks, and see you soon!
by Grace
Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15
Replies: 3
Views: 2490

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15

The team listing has been updated. If there are any discrepancies for your team, please let me know as soon as possible. All registered teams should expect an email sometime today with logistical details for this Saturday. See you soon!
by Grace
Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6481

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

The tournament will take place at William L. Harkness Hall on 100 Wall St. More details and a field update to come this weekend.
by Grace
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6481

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

While the official list of registered teams is available via the spreadsheet on the main ACF Fall announcement, I've included a field update below. [Updated 11/4] (Teams/Buzzers/Staff/Laptop) (14/7/0/3) Vassar (1/1/0/0) Amherst (3/0/0/0) CCSU (1/0/0/0) MIT (3/1/0/0) Cornell (2/1/0/0) Boston College ...
by Grace
Sun Sep 27, 2015 1:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15
Replies: 3
Views: 2490

ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (HS Division) 11/7/15

I am pleased to announce the Northeast High School Mirror for ACF Fall 2015, to be held at Yale University on Saturday, 7 November 2015 . ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event. Information about building and st...
by Grace
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FaCT XI at Yale (New Haven, CT; 9/26/15; IS-149A)
Replies: 8
Views: 3860

Re: FaCT XI at Yale (New Haven, CT; 9/26/15; IS-149A)

Congratulations for Darien B for winning the tournament in both rounds of an advantaged final over Bishop Guertin!

EDIT: All statistics can be found on the right hand side of this page.
by Grace
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall
Replies: 23
Views: 5650

Re: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall

We've received the go-ahead from ACF for a HS division, but we just want to confirm staff and room reservations before making an official announcement. Thanks to everyone who got back to us in this thread about interest!
by Grace
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall
Replies: 23
Views: 5650

Re: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall

I'd like to see at least 6 teams express serious interest before going forward, although I don't know whether that's feasible. As a point of comparison, at last year's Fall mirror, we had only one HS team, High Tech.
by Grace
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall
Replies: 23
Views: 5650

Potential Northeast HS Mirror of ACF Fall

On the ACF Fall for high schools thread , Colin expressed interest in a local high school mirror of ACF Fall. The closest current high school mirror of ACF Fall is located at the University of Maryland. Since there's no rule prohibiting the same site from running ACF Fall mirrors with different divi...
by Grace
Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6481

ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

Hello! I am pleased to announce the Northeast site of ACF Fall 2015, to be held at Yale University on Saturday, 7 November 2015 . ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event. Registration time and location will be up...
by Grace
Sun May 24, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

Yes, all mirrors have concluded, and the set has been uploaded to the packet archive and should appear there, pending approval. A huge thank you to all our mirror hosts and to all the teams who played the tournament! Your support and feedback were essential to us. We'll have an announcement posted r...
by Grace
Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: [Female] Roommates for 2015 ICT
Replies: 0
Views: 1514

[Female] Roommates for 2015 ICT

The Yale team is planning to book rooms for ICT sometime in the near future, and I'm looking for female roommates to offset the cost of our stay at the Hilton Atlanta. Niki Peters of Berkeley, Emma Stevens of Maryland, and I are already in an informal agreement to room together, but if anyone else (...
by Grace
Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 88
Views: 15876

Re: Specific Question Discussion

I'd like to see the Don Quixote ballet tossup, since I didn't get to hear it (and I've been on a bit of a ballet bender in the last few weeks). A non-title character from this ballet was one of the most popular roles of the Argentine bombshell Julio Bocca. This ballet contains a dream sequence in w...
by Grace
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 88
Views: 15876

Re: Specific Question Discussion

I'd like to see the Don Quixote ballet tossup, since I didn't get to hear it (and I've been on a bit of a ballet bender in the last few weeks).
by Grace
Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)
Replies: 33
Views: 14578

Re: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)

Yale does have space on its teams, but we're a little loath to pay the "open team" registration fee. How would taking on a free agent work, payment-wise, Aidan?
by Grace
Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

UCSD's mirror of BHSAT at Triton Winter IV has been confirmed for March 7. Please contact Jason Cheng (ucsdquizbowl@gmail.com) for details.
by Grace
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

Yes, and the remaining game stats are forthcoming. Sorry about the delay!
by Grace
Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

We're pleased to announce that BHSAT 2015 will be going ahead tomorrow morning at the scheduled time. If all teams arrive by 8:30 AM, we should be able to start and finish the tournament early enough to get teams back on the road before conditions become difficult. (If your team feels that it would ...
by Grace
Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WIT III @ Marist School (GA): A BHSAT mirror on 2/7/2015
Replies: 9
Views: 3535

Re: WIT III @ Marist School (GA): A BHSAT mirror on 2/7/2015

We'd love to hear what you thought of our 2015 BHSAT question set, so if you would like to provide feedback, or if there were any questions that didn't sound quite right to you, please join the private discussion usergroup for the set. You can do so by going to "User Control Panel --> Usergroups -->...
by Grace
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

We're less than two weeks away from the tournament, but 3 spots remain in our field.
by Grace
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

BHSAT's Texas mirror will be hosted at Rice University in Houston, TX on March 7. Please contact Amanda Pinchbeck for details (akp2@rice.edu).
by Grace
Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

Due to a number of drops, we have 3 spots open in the field. We are now opening the field to more than three teams from any given school. I'll be sending additional tournament information to teams in about a week, so please sign up soon if you would like to do so.
by Grace
Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

BHSAT has been Platinum-certified by PACE, meaning that the top 25% of our field will qualify for the NSC.

We are also expanding our field to 32 teams, so there remains 1 more spot in the field!
by Grace
Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

We're pleased to announce that Western Illinois will have its own BHSAT site at Galesburg High School on February 14th. Please contact Coach Spindler for details (espindler@galesburg205.org).
by Grace
Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

Re: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

The field for BHSAT is now full, though spots on the waitlist remain open!
by Grace
Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition
Replies: 74
Views: 26354

Re: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition

Results from my packet:

John: 30
Jason: 5
Auroni: -5
Sunny: -5
Amol: -5
Will: 15
Carsten: -5
Matt Jackson: 25
by Grace
Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition
Replies: 74
Views: 26354

Re: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition

Would anyone be interested in (very few) somewhat difficult opera tossups written off lyrics and plot because I don't know how to describe music?
by Grace
Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vermicious Knids who drop at the last minute
Replies: 19
Views: 5544

Re: Vermicious Knids who drop at the last minute

There are, I think, two different cases addressed in your post: 1) that of the last-week drop and 2) that of the tournament no-show (or the drop with less than a day's notice). I don't believe that anyone thinks that tournament no-shows are permissible or acceptable, but I do think that the intense ...
by Grace
Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15
Replies: 69
Views: 30948

Re: NY / NJ Area Date Claims, 2014-15

The tournament announcement for BHSAT's main site at Yale can be found here . If you know the contact information of any teams in the Northeast which do not usually visit the forums, please pass that link along to them! We may have included a contact-person from those teams in our email invitation, ...
by Grace
Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

The announcement thread for the main site at Yale on February 14th can be found here.
by Grace
Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)
Replies: 12
Views: 7256

BHSAT XXIV at Yale (New Haven, CT, 2/14/15)

Yale Student Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that our twenty-fourth annual Bulldog High School Academic Tournament (BHSAT) will be held on Yale's campus on Saturday, February 14, 2015. The tournament will use untimed rounds of 20 tossups and bonuses from our housewritten BHSAT set. Team...
by Grace
Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

Thanks so much for checking with us, Mr. Commo. Registration has not yet opened, but I will send out an email inviting all regional teams before the end of the week. Sorry for the tardiness on our end! EDIT: "End of the week" refers to 12/19, even though that's not the end of the week by any measure...
by Grace
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 22935

Re: STIMPY Global Announcement

I believe that the main site will be at both. STIMPY will not be open eligibility, as far as I know.
by Grace
Sun Nov 09, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Congratulations to Brown A for sweeping the overall, undergraduate, and DII championships! A hearty congratulations, too, to Penn B, which finished in second place in every category after some hard-fought second place play-ins. Full statistics will hopefully materialize after Ben Zhang (blessed be h...
by Grace
Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Per a suggestion from the ACF Fall editing team, we may be able to finish the tournament with fewer rounds (12, instead of the planned...15) if we have a field of 35 teams rather than 33 teams. Adding two more teams would probable ease logistics for everyone, so if anyone would like to claim those a...
by Grace
Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Will's Questions (2014 Penn Bowl)
Replies: 41
Views: 6911

Re: Will's Questions

As for Nuwa, I'm hesitant on this canon-expansion idea you just pushed for Nuwa--Chang'e and Yi are by far better known, I think--but I will hear more feedback from people who are simultaneously myth players and, you know, not Chinese. Well, I don't quite qualify as a proper giver of feedback, give...
by Grace
Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

To confirm what Jacob has said: Check in will start at 9:00 and will go to 9:30 in order to accommodate Metro North and Amtrak riders. We do apologize for the unfamiliar 60 Sachem tournament location, but it was the only available site. You can get there via the Yale Shuttle, by walking, or by calli...
by Grace
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen - 2/21/15
Replies: 39
Views: 22438

Re: George Oppen - 2/21/15

As expressed via email to Aidan (and as Ashvin suggests), Yale would definitely send at least one (and possibly two) teams to Columbia but would likely not send any teams to Maryland.
by Grace
Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

The official ACF form has re-opened registration for the Yale site. Please do sign up if you would like to attend.
by Grace
Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XXII-Princeton, NJ (9/27/2014)
Replies: 30
Views: 12632

Re: PHSAT XXII-Princeton, NJ (9/27/2014)

which could then not only avoid Princeton and Yale hosting on the same day, but also help draw fields in the 50+ range? I know that part of the reason of the decline in field size is simply due to more tournaments being held, but it would be neat if more mutual collaboration happened between colleg...
by Grace
Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FAcT X at Yale (New Haven, CT, 9/27/14)
Replies: 13
Views: 6736

Re: FAcT X at Yale (New Haven, CT, 9/27/14)

Congratulations to Lexington A for winning FAcT X and to AMSA A for a strong second-place finish! Playoff stats will be posted by the end of the weekend. Feel free to address any concerns via this survey . EDIT: Final order of finish: 1. Lexington A 2. AMSA A 3. Darien 4. Lexington B 5. GNS A 6. Hin...
by Grace
Fri Sep 19, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Thanks to some very helpful advice from Gautam, we're pleased to announce that the field has officially expanded to include 33 teams. This means that all teams currently on the waitlist are now part of the field.
by Grace
Thu Sep 18, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

We're currently negotiating with the Yale classrooms registrar in order to expand the field. Stay tuned!

EDIT: Pending approval of my current request and a healthy influx of volunteer staff, the field will probably expand to 31 teams.
by Grace
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts
Replies: 13
Views: 10839

Re: Yale's BHSAT XXIV Available for Spring 2015 Hosts

We're pleased to announce that BHSAT will be used in March at one of the California Cup tournaments run at UC Berkeley. For further details, please contact Nick Karas and Ankit Aggarwal at californiacupquizbowl@gmail.com.
by Grace
Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 11197

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Our field is more than three-quarters full already (4 spots remain), and field expansion, while a possibility, is unlikely without more outside staff.