The University of Ottawa Trivia Club is pleased to announce the 2017 Ottawa Hybrid Tournament, taking place at the University of Ottawa on 18 March 2017. This is an open, regular-minus difficulty tournament.
2/3 or 3/2 Science (1 bio, 1 chem, 1 physics, 1 minor science, 1 your choice)
2/3 or 3/2 Lit (1 Continental Europe, 1 world or ancient, 1 British, 1 Canadian/American, 1 your choice)
2/3 or 3/2 History (1 Continental Europe, 1 “Anglosphere” [Britain/Canada/US/Aus/NZ], 1 World, 1 Ancient, 1 your choice)
1/1 RMP (1 philosophy, 1 religion or myth)
1/1 Fine Art (1 visual, 1 aural)
0/1 or 1/0 Social Sciences
0/1 or 1/0 Geography
0/1 or 1/0 Current academic events
2/2 Sports (3 of American football, ice hockey, baseball, basketball, 1 other)
2/2 Music (maximum of 1/0 or 0/1 pre-dating 1980)
1/1 Video games
1/1 Trash lit (genre literature, comic books, comic strips, popular fiction)
0/1 or 1/0 Other (internet, commercials, products, stores, board games, general pop culture, etc.)
0/1 or 1/0 Trash Current Events (Superbowl Halftime, Taylor Swift songs about the metric ton of people she has broken up with, etc.)
The packet submission schedule is as follows:
$-50 deadline: 8 January 2017
$-25 deadline: 22 January 2017
No penalty deadline: 5 February 2017
$+25 deadline: 19 February 2017
$+50 deadline: 26 February 2017
Beyond the last deadline is an additional $10 per day and requires permission from the editing team.
Packets should be formatted according to the ACF formatting guidelines; we can provide a sample pack from previous years upon request. We reserve the right to send back packets that have the wrong number of questions (i.e. don't follow the distribution properly) or for egregiously bad formatting.
Packet submissions are to be sent to Ian Dewan at ian [dot] dewan [at] ncf [dot] ca.
Anyone interested in holding a mirror should contact Ian Dewan at ian [dot] dewan [at] ncf [dot] ca.
Mirror fees are $15 per team, or $10 per team if someone at your site wrote us a pack.
The discount schedule we will be using in Ottawa is the following:
$120 base fee
-$5 buzzer discount
-$10 staffer discount
-$10 distance discount (over 200 km one way)
-$10 best packet submission, as chosen by the editing team
Teams that have submitted:
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