Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness 2018 - March 17, 2018

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Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness 2018 - March 17, 2018

Postby Guybo » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:58 pm

Livingston HS March Madness 2018 (NAQT IS-174) - March 17, 2018

Hello everyone! Happy New Year!

I am pleased to announce that Livingston HS, in Livingston, NJ, will be hosting its annual tournament - this year on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4800/

SET: We are going to be using NAQT set IS-174.

TEAMS: We can physically host up to 48 teams. However, we are going to have a soft cap at 36 teams and, if sufficient demand warrants and we are able to secure sufficient readers and buzzers, will up the number of teams to 42 with a hard cap of 48 teams. Initially, I will take a cap of 3 teams per school and, by February 14, approximately one month before the tournament, will put all additional teams per school into the field. For the moment, all teams beyond 3 from a single school will be put on the wait list.

ROUNDS: We are planning on a round robin of preliminary rounds (depending on number of teams) followed by lunch and then playoffs to follow. We aim to let each team have at least 10 rounds.

START TIME: Check in/registration between 8 - 8:30 with a moderator meeting at 8:30 and a welcome at 8:45 with round 1 to start at 9:00. We aim to be done with the tournament between 5:00 - 6:00.

FOOD: A great, high quality bagel (with butter and cream cheese) and orange juice breakfast will be provided free of charge. We will be selling pizzas in the morning (order them that morning upon arriving to check in) at approximately $12 per pie (please bring cash and as close to exact change as possible), as well as selling slices, waters, sodas, DELICIOUS homemade baked goods, and other food/snacks throughout the day, most all of which will cost $1 each. This is our team fundraiser so we would appreciate your support!

FEES:
$80 for the first team
$70 for each additional team from the same school
Discounts of $10 for each EXPERIENCED moderator (as needed) and $5 for each buzzer set (as needed)
Max discount of $20 per school

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration will constitute a TEAM COACH/ADVISOR filling out the following Google Form:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PQDVt ... HvHJZnOeUw

This confirms your attendance and registration as well as how many (if any) buzzer systems and/or moderators you will be able to bring. Our email is livingstonacademicteam@gmail.com which you can use for any further inquiries. Information/field updates will also be posted and updated on this hsquizbowl.org forum here so please check/monitor this. Please understand that posting on the forum does not constitute officially registering nor any official communication with the team. Email is the best way to communicate any possible concerns or questions.

PAYMENT: Please make all checks out to "Livingston High School" and either bring with you to the tournament or mail to the below address at my (Guy Rabner) attention. Please try to make sure that payment is in by tournament time. If you require a pre-tournament invoice in order to have a check cut, please let us know ASAP or by March 3, so that we can send you the invoice in sufficient time.

Livingston High School is located at 30 Robert H. Harp Drive, Livingston, NJ 07039-2634. We're close to major interstates and only a 1/2 hour drive to Manhattan.

Looking forward to seeing you in March! Wish for no snow and nice weather, and an easy winter!

Guy
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Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness 2018 - March 17, 2018

Postby Guybo » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:39 pm

Tournament field as of January 11, 2018. Happy New Year!

School, # of teams, buzzers, moderators

Seton Hall Prep, 2, 2, 0
JFK Memorial, 2, 1, 1
High Point HS, 2, 0, 1
West Egg, 2, 0, 0
MCA, 3, 3, 0
Fire Nation, 2, 0, 0
Ithaca, 3, 2, 1
Hunter, 3, 1, 0
Kellenberg, 3, 3, 1


Totals 22 teams, 12 buzzers, 4 moderators
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