Carnegie Mellon Quiz Bowl will host Carnegie Quiz (formerly Tartan Invitational) on its Pittsburgh campus on Saturday, February 10, 2018.
Questions: NAQT set IS-172.
Format: Standard NAQT Format (https://www.naqt.com/rules.html
), timed rounds.
Nationals Qualification: The top 15% of the field will qualify for NAQT's HSNCT. The top 15% of small schools will qualify for NAQT's SSNCT.
Field Size: There is an initial soft cap of 20 teams, with potential to expand to a hard cap of 24 pending staff.
Registration: To register, please email Srishti Srivastava at srishtis [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu with the number of teams, buzzers, and moderators you plan to bring. Registration will close on Friday, January 26.
Fees and discounts:
-First team: $75
-Additional teams: $65 each
-Buzzer system: -$10 each
-Moderator/scorekeeper: -$15 each
Minimum fee per team: $40. Buzzers must be completely functional to receive discount; moderators should be experienced.
Payment: Please make checks out to "Carnegie Mellon University". We prefer to be paid with cash or check on the day of the tournament; please email if you need to make other arrangements.
Schedule: Day-of registration will be from 8:30 to 9:00 am, with round 1 starting by 9:30. Number of rounds and playoff/finals format will be determined by the field size. Logistical information will be provided to registered teams.
IMPORTANT: Under PA Act 153 regulations, all students participating in this tournament MUST present a signed waiver from CMU's Child Protection Services in order to play. We will email a PDF of this waiver to each team upon registration. If students are under 18 years of age, a parent must cosign. If you have any questions, please direct them to me at the email above.