UCI Spring Tournament at UC Irvine on April 2, 2016

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UCI Spring Tournament at UC Irvine on April 2, 2016

Postby suicaqc » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:52 am

History Bowl UCI and Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine are proud to announce the first edition of the UCI Spring Tournament on Saturday April 2, 2016. We plan to start checking in teams at 8:30AM and start at 9:00AM. We plan to end around 5:00PM with a lunch break around 1:00 PM. Please bring your own lunch or dine in one of several restaurants around campus.

Location: The tournament will take place at the University of California, Irvine Student Center in Doheny Beach A.
The address is located at 311 West Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697.

Questions: We will be using NAQT Middle School Series #17. (For practice material similar to the questions we will use at the tournament, please consider the NAQT New Middle School Package)

The top 15% of teams will qualify for the 2016 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on May 7-8, 2016.

Eligibility: All middle schools (public, private, charter, religious, homeschool, etc.) are eligible to play in this event. This tournament is open to any players who have not yet completed 8th grade, though the questions are targeted at 7th and 8th graders.

Schools are encouraged to enter multiple teams, but please note that players must play for the same team throughout the tournament.

Fees:

Base fee: $60 per team

-$20 per school that is new to Quiz Bowl (any schools that have not played Quiz Bowl since September 2014).

-$10 per working buzzer system (must accommodate at least eight players)

-$10 per moderator or scorekeeper (We will hold a brief training session during check-in for those volunteers who have never kept score before.)

-$5 per 50 miles traveled one-way per school

Minimum fee: $30 per team

Please note that parking is available at an additional cost of $10 per car payable in cash the day of the tournament.

Payment will be taken at check-in on April 2nd, 2016. Please prepare cash or make checks to Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine.

How to register: please email Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine: quizbowluci AT gmail DOT com on or before Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 indicating how many teams, buzzers, and staff your school plans to bring. Please also send an official team roster by Friday, April 1st, 2016.

Field: There is a field cap of 20 teams on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Sui Feng Xu

University of California, Irvine '19
Dougherty Valley High School '15
President of Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine '16-'17
Former President of Haarlem Quiz Bowl '13-'15
Member, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
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Re: UCI Spring Tournament

Postby suicaqc » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:53 am

Field (7) ---------- Updated on 04/01:
Black Mountain (2)
Carmel Valley (1)
Hyde Park, NV (1)
Oak Valley (3)
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Sui Feng Xu

University of California, Irvine '19
Dougherty Valley High School '15
President of Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine '16-'17
Former President of Haarlem Quiz Bowl '13-'15
Member, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
suicaqc
Lulu
 
Posts: 29
Joined: Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:58 pm

Re: UCI Spring Tournament at UC Irvine on April 2, 2016

Postby suicaqc » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:32 pm

Congrats to Black Mountain A for winning the first edition of UCI Spring Tournament. Kudos to Eshaan Vakil from Hyde Park Middle School (in Nevada) for dominating the individual rankings at an impressive 123.33 ppg. Thanks to the parents for supporting our hobby and a special thanks to Lucy, Miranda, Cyrus and Oishee for making this possible. Click here for complete prelim and final stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3558/
Sui Feng Xu

University of California, Irvine '19
Dougherty Valley High School '15
President of Quiz Bowl at UC Irvine '16-'17
Former President of Haarlem Quiz Bowl '13-'15
Member, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
suicaqc
Lulu
 
Posts: 29
Joined: Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:58 pm


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