NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

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NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:36 pm

The Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technologies in Edison, NJ is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the second New Jersey Middle School State Championship on Saturday, March 25th, 2017!

Both new and experienced teams are welcome to attend. We will be using a National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) middle school set, specifically (MS-#22). Further information on set distribution and rules can be found here.

The field cap is currently 30 teams (expanded from 24!). Teams will be limited to 6 people at maximum, and schools planning to bring more than 6 students must register multiple teams. During the rounds, up to 4 students are permitted to play at any given time, and up to 2 students can sub out at halftime. Teams are also allowed to have fewer than 4 people.

Each game will have 20 tossups each accompanied by bonus questions valued up to 30 points. Computational Math questions will be read.

Logistics:
Registration will begin at 8:15 AM, and the opening meeting will start at 9:00 AM. We will explain the rules and regulations for new Quizbowl teams. The tournament will be held at MCASMET (100 Technology Drive, Edison, NJ 08837). Our tournament is set for March 25th, 2017.

We currently have a field cap of 30 (expanded from 28) teams to fill up the bracket.

Food:
Breakfast will be provided. Pizza will also be available to order for lunch (more information on that as we get closer to tournament date), or students may bring lunch with them. We will also be selling various snacks and drinks as a fundraiser.

Fees:
Registration fees per team:
$70 for the first team from a school and $60 for each additional team

Discounts:
-$15 per each working buzzer set.

Registration:
Registration is still OPEN! Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/RyDH42A7BLRbwGzx2
Field will be updated in the post below.*Note field has expanded from 28 to 30

Registration fees can be paid by cash or check. Checks should be made payable to “Middlesex County Academy” with your school’s name and registration fee in the memo line. While payment the day of the tournament is preferable, mailing it in advance will work as well. Anything sent via mail should be addressed to

Middlesex County Academy
c/o Amro Mosaad
100 Technology Drive
Edison, NJ 08837

Nationals Qualification:
The top 15% of the teams will qualify for NAQT's Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT) to be held in Dallas, Texas in May 2017. More information about MSNCT can be found here.

tldr; Check out our flyer.

If you have any questions regarding the tournament, please contact us at mcaquizbowl@gmail.com, mosaada@mcvts.net, or anthonywang1001@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you in March!
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:48 pm

This post will be reserved for field updates.

Field (teams/buzzers/pizzas):
Linwood (2/2/3)
Tenafly (3/1/5)
Ben Franklin (2/0/3)
Warren (4/0/5)
River Dell (2/2/6)
Teaneck (2/1/4)
Middlebrook (1/0/1)
Briarcliff (3/4/4)
Cedar Hill Prep School (1/0/1)
Community Middle School (2/0/2)
MIDDLEBROOK A (1/0/1)
Cavallini (2/1/3)
Thomas Grover (1/0/1)

Total (26/11/39)

Update: 3/21/2017 - Teams have dropped so we are back at 26 teams (Cap is now 30!).
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:21 pm

As of 12/15/2016, we have 4 spots left for the initial field cap of 24!
Teams past 24 will be put on waitlist and will be notified if spots open and/or we expand the field cap.


Update: 1/21/2017 - We have expanded our field to 28 teams!
Update: 3/21/2017 - Teams have dropped so we are back at 26 teams (Cap is now 30!). If interested please register through email!!!
(Email mcaquizbowl@gmail.com, mosaada@mcvts.net, or anthonywang1001@gmail.com)
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:32 pm

As or 1/08/2017, we have met our field cap of 24 teams!
Subsequent teams will be placed on the wait list and will be notified if spots open.

Update: 1/21/2017 - We have expanded our field to 28 teams!

Update: 3/21/2017 - Teams have dropped so we are back at 26 teams (Cap is now 30!). If interested please register through email!!!
(Email mcaquizbowl@gmail.com, mosaada@mcvts.net, or anthonywang1001@gmail.com)
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:49 pm

* We will notify teams on the waitslist by email if spots open.

Update: 1/21/2017 - We have expanded our field to 28 teams! Teams originally on the waitlist have been added to the field!
Update: 3/21/2017 - Teams have dropped so we are back at 26 teams. (Cap is now 30!) If interested please register through email!!!
(Email mcaquizbowl@gmail.com, mosaada@mcvts.net, or anthonywang1001@gmail.com)


Waitlist:
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:20 pm

3/21/2017
We have expanded the field cap to 30 teams, and as of now, we are at 26.
Please register by emailing mcaquizbowl@gmail.com, mosaada@mcvts.net, or anthonywang1001@gmail.com
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Re: NJMSC II @ MCASMET (Edison, NJ), 3/25/17

Postby anthonywang1999 » Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:39 pm

New Jersey Middle School Championships II Wrap-up

Thanks to all 25 Teams that participated in our tournament and I hope everyone had a great time!
Special shoutout to all the Volunteers and to both Livingston High School and East Brunswick High School for lending their much needed buzzers!

Congratulations to River Dell A, Cavallini A, Tenafly A, and Ben Franklin A who were the top 4 teams that qualified for MSNCT!
River Dell A won the final over Cavallini A and Tenafly A won the 3rd Place match over Ben Franklin A.
Linwood A were our Middlesex County Champions!

All stats can be found through this link: http://bit.ly/NJMSCIIStats
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