New England Date Claims 16-17

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New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby eliza.grames » Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:55 pm

Post in this thread to claim tournament dates for the coming year. I will update this post as the season goes on with tournament dates. Some teams may also want to check out the date claims for New York and New Jersey, since a few of those sites aren't too far of a drive.

Sept. 3
Sept. 10
Sept. 17
Sept. 24 -- MIT Fall (link); Sue Pasco Memorial Tournament (link)

Oct. 1
Oct. 8
Oct. 15 -- FAcT (link); New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournament
Oct. 22 -- Phillips Academy Fall Tournament (link)
Oct. 29 -- GHOST

Nov. 5 -- HFT XI (link)
Nov. 6 -- ACF Fall HS Mirror (link)
Nov. 12 -- Darien Invitational
Nov. 13 -- High School Quiz Show auditions
Nov. 19
Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving)

Dec. 2 -- Vermont Pre-Holiday Academic Tournament VIII
Dec. 3
Dec. 10 -- Charter Oak Scholastic Open (link)
Dec. 17 -- LIMIT (WHAQ mirror); New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournament
Dec. 24 (winter break)
Dec. 31 (winter break)

Jan. 7 -- MATCH (link)
Jan. 14
Jan. 21
Jan. 28

Feb. 4
Feb. 11 -- New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournament
Feb. 18
Feb. 25

Mar. 4 -- New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournament
Mar. 10 -- Vermont NAQT Championship
Mar. 11
Mar. 18 -- MIT
Mar. 25 -- Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl Finals; New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournament

Apr. 1 -- ATHENA; Connecticut State Championship
Apr. 2 -- New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League State Finals
Apr. 8
Apr. 15 (Passover, Easter) -- Massachusetts State Championship
Apr. 22
Apr. 29 - NAQT SSNCT (Chicago, IL); Acton-Boxborough tournament

May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27 - NAQT HSNCT (Atlanta, GA)

Jun. 3
Jun. 10 - PACE NSC (Chicago, IL)
Jun. 17
Jun. 24

National championships
NAQT regular season tournaments
Regular season tournaments (non-NAQT)
Novice tournaments
Middle school tournaments
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby UlyssesInvictus » Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:13 am

Thanks for doing this!

Harvard is claiming November 5th for HFT XI. (Which, unfortunately, is an SAT test date as well, I believe.)
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby High Dependency Unit » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:08 am

Darien (CT) will be hosting an NAQT A-set on November 5. We shouldn't be overlapping with HFT very much - we'll be focusing on drawing CT teams plus maybe some novices in the NYC metro area.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Snoopy » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:25 am

Smithtown West (Long Island) will be hosting SWISS 1 on September 17, using IS-158. We'd love to have New England teams come down! (Actually, we're the only tournament running that set in New England, so you all should definitely come on down.) The forum post is here.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby alinktothefuture » Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:11 am

MIT Fall will tentatively be on September 24.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby alinktothefuture » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:32 pm

alinktothefuture wrote:MIT Fall will tentatively be on September 24.


Confirming that this is happening on 9/24. In a change from previous years, we will not be using an A-set; this tournament will be run on IS-158.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby vinteuil » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:05 pm

Yale will be hosting FAcT on 17 September: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=18933

We will also be hosting a high school-only mirror of ACF Fall on Sunday, 6 November.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby High Dependency Unit » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:06 pm

As of right now, it looks like Darien Invitational II will be moving to the 12th (of Nov.). We will know for certain by the end of the month.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby tuckyd » Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:14 am

Phillips Academy would like to claim October 29th for our fall competition!
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby tuckyd » Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:30 pm

I'm sorry, I meant the 22nd!!!! We'd like to claim Oct. 22.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Maury Island incident » Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:24 pm

Lexington would like to claim December 17 for LIIMIT, which will hopefully be a mirror of WHAQ.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby High Dependency Unit » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:57 pm

Darien Invitational II will now be held on Saturday, November 12 with IS-161A
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby jessbowen » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:10 am

The WGBH auditions for High School Quiz Show are being held on November 13th, Super Sunday at the Boston studios. Many Mass teams do this, so it's probably a good idea to have it on the date claim calendar. I also think this could be an outreach opportunity to attract teams/schools new to the QB world. Could we get a flyer or post card that teams can hand out to other teams on this day?

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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby eliza.grames » Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:56 pm

jessbowen wrote:The WGBH auditions for High School Quiz Show are being held on November 13th, Super Sunday at the Boston studios. Many Mass teams do this, so it's probably a good idea to have it on the date claim calendar. I also think this could be an outreach opportunity to attract teams/schools new to the QB world. Could we get a flyer or post card that teams can hand out to other teams on this day?

Jess Bowen
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Maybe someone could host a high school novice tournament on December 3rd that these new teams could be invited to?
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby kcommo » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:08 pm

You can add the following Vermont tournaments:

* GHOST (Vermont vs. NH states tournament), Oct. 29 at Hanover HS
* Vermont NAQT Championship, March 10 (Friday) at Spaulding HS
* Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl Finals, March 25, site TBA

We'll add a Vermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl playoff date at Montpelier HS either in late January or early February and a Vermont History Bowl at Burlington HS, likely on the Saturday we don't choose for the Scholars' Bowl playoffs.

Also, the New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League regional tournaments are:

10/15 at Lisbon
12/17 at Merrimack
2/11 at Hanover
3/4 at Portsmouth Christian
3/25 at Kingswood

The NHQBL state finals are April 2nd, I think at the state capitol.

And a New Hampshire History Bee and Bowl is 11/19 at Hanover.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Irreligion in Bangladesh » Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:57 pm

Here's NHBB's current slate of New England tournaments for the season:

As Kevin noted, the New Hampshire regional on 11/19/16 @ Hanover HS (C-Set).
Closer to the coast, the Boston Fall regional is also on 11/19/16 @ Pioneer Charter School of Science, Saugus Campus (C-Set).

Massachusetts State Championship will be on 1/28/17 at Hingham HS (B-Set).
Vermont's regional will be on 2/18/17 at Burlington HS (B-Set).
Connecticut's regional will be on 3/4/17 at Newtown HS (B-Set).

Finally, the New England Championships on 4/8/17 @ ConVal Regional HS in Peterborough, New Hampshire (A-Set). This is a date change.

If you have any questions, let me know. Have a great season, everyone!
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby jessbowen » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:10 am

AMSA would like to reserve January 7 for a tournament in Marlborough, MA. I think we're calling it Marlborough Academic Team CHallenge (MATCH). We'll be playing NAQT question packet IS-162. We'll have more details coming soon.

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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Irreligion in Bangladesh » Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:03 pm

Dates updated above! In particular, MA States will be on 1/28; the website shows 1/7 at the moment, but we're moving it to keep clear of AMSA's MATCH event.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby troyharris » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:51 pm

Does anyone know how long it usually takes for History Bowl results to get posted on the History Bowl website? Still waiting to see the results of the New Hampshire Bowl on November 12.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby troyharris » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:52 pm

Sorry-that was November 19.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby 19.prasadm » Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:29 pm

Lexington High School will tentatively be hosting ATHENA on April 1st. More details coming soon.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby alinktothefuture » Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:29 pm

MIT would like to claim March 18 for a tournament.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby endymion » Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:09 pm

Phillips Academy is claiming Saturday, April 15 for Massachusetts State Championships!
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Maury Island incident » Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:25 pm

Considering it is the first weekend of Massachusetts' April vacation, the 15th is a pretty awful date for public school teams.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Couch's Kingbird » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:52 pm

Darien will be hosting the Connecticut State Championship on April 1st. Announcement to come.

EDIT: Announcement here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=19563
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby PHegde » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:54 pm

Acton-Boxborough will be hosting our 2nd annual spring tournament on Saturday, April 29th for those teams not attending SSNCT. Details to come.
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Re: New England Date Claims 16-17

Postby Irreligion in Bangladesh » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:27 pm

NHBB's New England Championships have been moved to April 8th to avoid conflicts; if you have any questions, please let me know via PM or e-mail. Thanks!
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