DCC Novice Tournament (MHSNT Mirror) 10/22/11

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DCC Novice Tournament (MHSNT Mirror) 10/22/11

Postby jjones » Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:55 pm

Academic Team Coaches:

It is my pleasure to announce the Detroit Catholic Central Novice Academic Tournament which will be held Saturday October 22nd at Detroit Catholic Central High School’s campus at 27225 Wixom Road, Novi, MI 48374. The tournament is open to all ninth, tenth and eleventh grade students with no previous varsity level tournament experience. Teams will consist of four students with any number of eligible substitutions.

Snacks, coffee and juice will be provided to all teams free of charge during registration. For lunch teams are on their own; however, there are many nearby fast-food options available on Grand River Ave or Wixom Road. Maps for lunch options will be provided to schools on the day of the tournament.

The questions are intended for novice players with no more than two years of quiz bowl experience. The tournament will be written by members of the University of Minnesota Academic Team, and the tournament will be mirrored in Minnesota, Arkansas, Georgia, and Illinois. More information about the tournament can be found on the World of High School Quiz Bowl’s web site: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11602.

Every team will play six or seven matches in the morning session. There will be a single-elimination playoff round in the afternoon. Trophies will be given to the top two teams. Tournament matches will consist of two halves of toss-up bonus questions.

All questions will be read during the matches. Substitutions will be allowed between rounds and during either team’s time out.

The fee structure is as follows:
• $50 cost per team
• $5 discount per buzzer system
• $10 travel discount for teams traveling 100 mile or more for the tournament (one way).

Please make all checks made payable to Catholic Central Academic Team, 27225 Wixom Road, Novi, MI 48374.

We look forward to all of you coming to our tournament. Tournament registration can be made by emailing me at jjones@catholiccentral.net with the number of teams and applicable discounts included in the message. Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions. Inquiries can be made to jjones@catholiccentral.net or by phone at 248-596-3810.

Regisistration will be held from 8:00 AM until 8:30 AM with the first rounds starting at 8:30 AM. We plan to have the tournament finished by 3:30 PM provided there are no tie breaker matches.

Sincerely,



Jason S. Jones
Last edited by jjones on Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Jason Jones
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Re: DCC Novice Tournament (MHSNT Mirror) 10/22/11

Postby jjones » Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:36 pm

Field Update
Divine Child: 1 team, 1 buzzer
Detroit Country Day: 2 teams, two buzzers
International Academy East: 2 teams
Utica Academy: 1 team, 1 buzzer
Brighton: 2 teams, 1 buzzer
Cabrini: 1 team
University Liggett: 1 team, one buzzer
Truman: 1 team
White Cloud: 1 team
U of D: 2 teams
DCC: 4 teams
Total 19 teams.

Clearly, we would like at least one more team to make the bracketing easier.

We will hold registration open until Wednesday, October 19th.
Jason Jones
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Re: DCC Novice Tournament (MHSNT Mirror) 10/22/11

Postby jjones » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:29 pm

Field closes in two days. Any more takers? Nineteen teams could make for interesting brackets. Hopefully we can add a few more before the deadline.
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