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Sacramento Spring MS Tournament @ Sylvan (Mar 17)

Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:24 am
by njsbling
The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and Sylvan Middle School are pleased to announce that Sylvan will host the Sacramento Spring MS tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018. This tournament will feature a JV division (for new(er) teams) and a Varsity division (for more experienced teams). Registration will begin at 9:00AM and we plan to start round 1 at 9:30AM.

Location: This tournament will take place at Sylvan Middle School, 7085 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights, CA.

Questions: We will be using NAQT Middle School Series #26. (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 2018 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament, to be held in Chicago in May, 2018 (only teams playing in the Varsity division are eligible to qualify for MSNCT).

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.


Base fee: $70 per team

-$50 for schools that played zero quiz bowl tournaments during the 2016-2017 school year (per team)

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

-$20 per staffer (We will hold a brief training session during check-in for those volunteers who have never kept score before.)

-$20 if your school successfully recruits a new school (see definition above) to compete (per team from such school)

Schools from Nevada will play this tournament for free.

Minimum entry fee: $0

Payment will be taken at check-in on March 17.

Registration takes place on the NAQT website: ... nt_id=8869
[One must have an account on the NAQT website in order to register]

Re: Sacramento Spring MS Tournament @ Sylvan (Mar 17)

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:26 pm
by njsbling
Congratulations to Churchill A for winning the Varsity Division and to Kittredge for winning the JV Division at the Sacramento Spring MS Quiz Bowl Tournament! A big thank you to the volunteers for your help and to Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Anderson, and Sylvan for hosting.

Stats/results can be found here: ... nt_id=8869

(check back later for the list of teams that have qualified for MSNCT)