Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

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Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:54 pm

Virginia Tech is pleased to announce our 2nd annual Fall Kickoff Tournament, to be held September 29, 2018 on IS-176A.

Location
The tournament will take place at McBryde Hall located on 225 Stanger Street A map of campus can be accessed here.

Question Set
This tournament will be using IS-176A graciously provided by NAQT.

Qualification
The top 15% of teams from this tournament will qualify for HSNCT; held on the weekend of May 24-26 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta Georgia. In addition 20% of teams (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for PACE NSC on the weekend of June 8-9, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Reston outside of Washington DC.

Fees
First Team: $70
Every Additional Team: $60

Discounts
Experienced Moderator: -$10
Working Buzzer Set: -$5
New To Quiz Bowl: -$30
Travel Discount (per 150 miles one way from Virginia Tech) : -$10

Minimum Fee: $30 per team

All Checks can be made payable to "Academic Competition Organization"

Team Size
Teams are limited to six players, and only four can play at any one time. If a school wishes to field more than six players, they must register an additional team.

Field
This field will be initially capped at 24 teams, but we may expand this number if resources allow.

Registration
To register please fill out this Google Form with all pertinent information.
https://goo.gl/forms/RPppM65MykMwL7vM2

On the day of the tournament, registration will begin at 8:15, and matches will be starting at 9:00.

Please Feel Free to contact us via email at virginiatechquizbowl@gmail.com with any questions regarding the tournament.

Thank you, and we hope to see you in Blacksburg!
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:03 pm

Current Field (As of 9/14/18) (Teams/Buzzers/Mods)
BASIS McLean (2/1/0)
Blacksburg (3/2/1)
Dorman (2/2/1)
Honaker (2/1/0)
Galileo Magnet (2/0/1)
Cave Spring (3/2/1)
East Chapel Hill (1/1/0)
Early College at Guilford (3/1/0)
Gate City (2/1/0)
Salem High School (1/1/0)
Southside High School (3/2/1)
Norfolk Academic Guild (3/1/2)
McLean (1/1/1)
EC Glass (1/0/0)
Virginia Episcopal (1/0/0)


Total 30/16/7

Waiting List (As of 9/25/18)
Massanutten Regional Governor's School (2/0/0)
Hidden Valley (2/2/0)
Mountain Vista (3/2/2)


Total 7/4/2
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:57 pm

The field is now full at 24 teams, a wait list will be created and we may expand to 30 if we get the resources (specifically moderator numbers) to allow us to.
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:34 pm

I'm pleased to announce that the Virginia Tech Fall Kickoff II has been awarded Gold certification by PACE!! This means that the to 20% of teams will qualify for the 2019 edition of PACE NSC on the weekend of June 8th-9th, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Reston outside of Washington D.C.
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:09 pm

We have officially expanded the field to 28 teams, we may expand further if we are able to secure more moderators.
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:24 pm

We have officially expanded the field to 30 teams!
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Haaaaaaaarry Whiiiiiiiiiite » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:52 pm

Prelim stats are posted here.
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by Technomario » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:16 am

Final Stats can be found here.

These stats will be sent to NAQT shortly.

The final top 12 are
12. E.C. Glass
11. Basis McLean B
10. Southside A
9. Blacksburg A
8. Honaker A
7. Guilford A
6. Guilford B
5. Norfolk A
4. Basis McLean A
3. Dorman A
2. Cave Spring A
1. McLean

Special Thanks to Harry White, all of the School-provided staffers, and members of VTACO for your help in making this a successful tournament!
I hope everyone had a great time and we hope to see you in Blacksburg again.
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Re: Virginia Tech Fall Kick-Off II (9/29/18) [IS-176A]

Post by AKKOLADE » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:36 pm

This is the 2018-19 High School Set Feedback Form. This is used to return feedback on the question set you played to the team that put the set together. Meaningful, constructive feedback from those that were at this tournament, whether as a staffer, coach or player, is welcome via this form.
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