GVQBT VII: January 4, 2020 (Malvern, PA)

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GVQBT VII: January 4, 2020 (Malvern, PA)

Post by bmccauley » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:24 pm

Great Valley High School proudly announces the seventh annual Great Valley Quiz Bowl Tournament at Great Valley High School. This year's tournament will have both an open and novice division and hopes to bring in teams from PA and beyond. There may also be a separate middle school division, if interest exists. In an effort to encourage new teams, any school that has not participated in a tournament in the past two years will have an entrance fee of $50.

Please email bmccauley@gvsd.org for more information.

Question Sets:
OPEN DIVISION QUESTION SET: The Scottie
NOVICE DIVISION QUESTION SET: PSACA Three Rivers Novice

Tournament Details:
Great Valley High School, 225 N. Phoenixville Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Check in from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Round #1 starts at 9:00 AM.
Expected lunch time is 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM, with awards from 12:45 to 1 PM.
PM rounds will likely run from 1 PM to 4:30 PM. All efforts will be made to finish the tournament by 4:30 PM, if possible.

Tournament Fees:
First team from a school will be $75. Teams #2+ will be $60.
Experienced Moderator Discount: $10
Buzzer Discount: $5
Minimum fee per team: $50
New-to-pyramidal Quiz Bowl Teams: $50 flat rate

Lunch information:
Food pre-orders will be available for lunch at Great Valley, likely orders for pizza and drinks. There will also be a snack bar of some sort open during lunch. For teams not wanting to eat at GV, there are several nearby options including the Exton Square Mall, Wegmans, and Wawa. Rounds will begin promptly at announced time after lunch with updates/changes being announced via Twitter and other social media.

Field caps (as of 06/11/2019):
Open division is currently capped at 24 teams.
Novice division is currently capped at 24 teams.
These divisions may expand with staffer commitments.
Bernard McCauley
Coach, Great Valley High School (PA)

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