Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA)

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Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA)

Postby Important Bird Area » Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:29 am

The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and Sunol Glen School are pleased to announce that Sunol Glen will host its first middle school quizbowl tournament on Sunday, March 6, 2016.

Location: This tournament will take place at Sunol Glen School, Sunol, California.

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

-$10 second or subsequent team from the same school

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

-$20 experienced moderator

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

Payment will be taken at check-in on March 6th. Please make checks out to Sunol Glen School.

How to register: please contact the tournament director, Jeff Hoppes (jeff.hoppes@gmail.com), on or before Tuesday, March 1st, indicating how many teams, buzzers, and staff your school plans to bring.
Jeff Hoppes
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former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

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Re: Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA

Postby Important Bird Area » Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:29 am

The field for this tournament is limited to 20 teams.

Registered (20):

Bret Harte
Challenger-Ardenwood A
Challenger-Ardenwood B
Challenger-Ardenwood C
Challenger-Berryessa A
Challenger-Berryessa B
Challenger-Strawberry Park
Churchill A
Churchill B
Dartmouth
Emerson
Fallon A
Fallon B
Kennedy
Livermore Valley Charter
Pi-oneers A
Pi-oneers B
Pi-oneers C
Sunol Glen A
Sunol Glen B

Waitlist:

1. Challenger-Strawberry Park B

Last updated 3/3 --JTH
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Re: Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA

Postby Important Bird Area » Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:40 am

Details for Sunday have been emailed to the teams. Check-in is at 9:30 in room 602.
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VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
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Re: Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA

Postby Important Bird Area » Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:17 pm

Playoff tiers:

Finals A

Challenger-Ardenwood A
Fallon A
Pi-oneers B
Challenger-Strawberry Park

Finals B

Churchill A
Challenger-Ardenwood B
Challenger-Ardenwood C
Pi-oneers A

First consolation

Challenger-Berryessa A
Pi-oneers C
Challenger-Berryessa B
Churchill B

Second consolation

Fallon B
Emerson
Dartmouth
Livermore Valley

Third consolation

Bret Harte
Sunol Glen A
Kennedy
Sunol Glen B
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Re: Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA

Postby Important Bird Area » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:19 pm

Challenger-Ardenwood A and Challenger-Strawberry Park are playing a tiebreaker right now. The winner will face Challenger-Ardenwood B in a one-game final.
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Re: Sunol Glen's middle school tournament (3/6/16, Sunol, CA

Postby Important Bird Area » Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:20 am

Congratulations to Challenger-Ardenwood A, who defeated Challenger-Ardenwood B 435-205 in a one-game final to win the 2016 Sunol Glen Invitational! Both Ardenwood teams as well as our third-place teams from Challenger-Strawberry Park and the Pi-oneers qualified for MSNCT in Atlanta.

Complete team and individual statistics are now available from naqt.com.

Thanks to our hosts from Sunol Glen, and to everyone who made this tournament possible by serving as a moderator!
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former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
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