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Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Rococo A Go Go » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:03 pm

Welcome to the discussion thread for the 2017-18 season of academic competition in Kentucky. The first post in this thread will be used to maintain a calendar of events at the high school and middle school level in Kentucky for this season.

August 5:
August 12:
August 19:
August 26: Glasgow Scottie Invitational (Glasgow)

September 2: Labor Day Weekend
September 9:
September 16:
September 23:
September 30:

October 7:
October 14: Russell Invitational (Russell)
October 21: University of Kentucky Fall Championship (Lexington); Campbell County Middle School Classic (Alexandria)
October 28: Casey Young Memorial Tournament (Louisville)

November 4: Dunbar Bulldog Tournament (Lexington)
November 11: KAAC JV Challenge (Various Sites)
November 18: WKU Hilltopper Invitational (Bowling Green)
November 25: Thanksgiving Weekend

December 2: Class Act High School Invitational (Louisville)
December 9: Eastern Kentucky History Bee & Bowl (Paintsville)
December 16:
December 23: Christmas Weekend
December 30: New Year's Weekend

January 6: Fleming County Academic Tournament (Flemingsburg)
January 13: Southern Kentucky History Bee & Bowl (Glasgow)
January 20: Woodford County Academic Invitational (Versailles)
January 27: KAAC Districts (Various Sites)

February 3:
February 10:
February 17: KAAC Regionals (Various Sites)
February 24: Class Act Middle School Invitational (Louisville)

March 3: Kentucky State Quizbowl Championship (Lexington)
March 10:
March 17: KAAC Governor's Cup State Finals (Louisville)
March 24:
March 31: Kentucky State History Bee & Bowl (Versailles)

April 8: Louisville Spring Academic Tournament (Louisville)
April 14:
April 21: Class Act Pre-Nationals Invitational (Louisville); Kentucky Middle School State Quizbowl Championship (Louisville)
April 28: NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament (Chicago); National History Bee and Bowl National Championships (Washington, DC)

May 5:
May 12: NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament (Chicago)
May 19:
May 26: NAQT High School National Championship Tournament (Atlanta)

June 2: PACE National Scholastic Championship (Washington, DC)
June 9:
June 16:

[italics] are for middle school tournaments
[bold] is for national tournaments
[red] is for state tournaments
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Rococo A Go Go » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:23 am

I'm glad to announce the return of the Goldenrod Cup for the 2017-18 school year! Jason Thompson will be providing updates on the standings throughout the year, and I'll be maintaining the schedule. If you are planning to host a quizbowl tournament in Kentucky this year and want to be part of the Goldenrod Cup schedule, send me an email or PM.

As always, the KQBA is willing to help folks host a tournament even if they've never done it before and would like some advice. Feel free to reach out, we'd love to see a record number of quizbowl tournaments in Kentucky again this year!
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Jcrmoon42 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:36 pm

Three NHBB Tournaments coming to Kentucky this year:

December 9 - Johnson Central
January 13 - Glasgow
March 31 - Woodford County (Versailles)
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Jcrmoon42 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:00 pm

We've moved the Glasgow NHBB tournament to January 13.
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby FCPanther » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:21 am

A quick update on the Fleming County Academic Tournament.

With the VHSL contract transferring to NAQT the FCAT HSAPQ questions will not be available for our tournament. We have, thus, been assigned NAQT's IS 170. The set will be formatted to fit what the FCAT has done in the past with two halves of 18 toss up questions and single part bonuses.

the current field:
Fleming Co. x2
P.L. Dunbar x4
Johnson Central x2
Simon Kenton x2
Campbell Co. x2
Danville x1
Woodford Co. x3

by my count that is 16 of our 32 team cap.
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby FCPanther » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:45 am

FCAT XX field update. WE currently have 31 teams, with a 32 team cap. The tournament will use IS 170 modified slightly to fit our previous format (18 toss ups per half with single part bounce back bonus). Everyone is guaranteed at least 6 games. We will use morning round robin to set seeded pools for the afternoon section, and anticipate 20 teams in the varsity field, with the rest playing in a "B" division. We also hope to seek PACE affiliation again.

Here's the current field:
Johnson Central x2
Simon Kenton x2
Dunbar x4
Campbell Co. x2
Danville x1
Fleming Co. x2
Woodford Co. x3
Rowan Co. x2
Henderson Co. x1
Ashland x2
Sacred Heart x1
St. Patrick x1
Ballard x1
Pulaski Co. x1
Sheldon Clark x2
Raceland x1
Paintsville x1
Bishop Brossart x1
Daviess co. x1
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby FCPanther » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:09 pm

Congratulations to Dunbar High School, the 2018 Fleming County Academic Tournament Champion. They defeated Henderson Co. in the championship match. Woodford County A took third place by defeating Raceland. Despite the frigid temperatures we still had 26 teams brave the conditions to make their way to FCHS. Thanks to all for a successful tournament.

2018 Fleming County Academic Tournament Results
Varsity Final Standings
1. Dunbar “A”
2. Henderson County
3. Woodford County “A”
4. Raceland
5/6 Ashland
Johnson Central
7/8 Simon Kenton
Campbell County
9. Daviess County
10. Woodford County “B”
11. Ballard
12. Dunbar “B”
13. Sheldon Clark
14. Pulaski County
15. Paintsville
16. Bishop Brossart
17. Fleming County
18. Saint Patrick


Dunbar's C team also emerged as champion of the "B" division.
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Rococo A Go Go » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:00 pm

Are there any tournaments being planned that aren’t in the schedule in the first post of this thread?
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Re: Kentucky 2017-18

Postby Rococo A Go Go » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:34 am

The Louisville Spring Academic Tournament has been moved to Sunday, April 8. We had a conflict with our originally planned date. The tournament will be on NAQT IS-172. We hope to see plenty of teams in attendance!
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