Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

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Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby AsherJ » Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:39 pm

Hello!

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities will be hosting a mirror of this year’s Penn Bowl on October 17, 2015. Information about Penn Bowl can be found at the following link: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17381

For now, the cost breakdown is the following:
Base Fee: $120 per team
Buzzer Discount: - $5 per working system
Moderator Discount: - $15 per approved moderator
Travel Discount: - $10 per 200 miles travelled
Minimum Fee: $40 per team

To register, please email me, Jason Asher, at asher027@umn.edu or reply in this thread.

Thank you!

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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Cheynem » Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:33 pm

I'll bump this thread to remind the teams (and staff) that Minnesota football is hosting Nebraska that day, so plan ahead in traveling and trying to find parking.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Robert Williams Avenger » Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:26 pm

What's the format going to be like? Assuming the field is right, 9 teams seems like a tough number to work with.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby sonstige » Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:46 pm

ACF suggests a RR, then a 3/3/3 split (ends up with 10 games over 12 rounds). Sounds reasonable to me, but clearly up to the Minnesota folks.

See y'all in Minneapolis next weekend.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Muriel Axon » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:48 am

Jason sent a logistics email out. For those who missed it (hopefully nobody!) here's the guts: Blegen Hall 240, registration 8:30 AM, play 9:00 AM. Parking may be easiest 19th Ave ramp, but that may be confounded by the football game. We may send an update on that.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby AsherJ » Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:49 pm

Sorry for the late response. Madison is now coming so we will plan on doing a round robin followed by splitting into top 4/ middle 3/ middle 3 for playoffs.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Nero D'Avola » Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:26 am

Those coming from the south are free to join our wonderful excursion on the light rail from Ft. Snelling (aka the OG light rail terminus)!
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Auks Ran Ova » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:50 pm

UMN A cleared the field. Stats will be up tomorrow!
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Robert Williams Avenger » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:59 am

Auks Ran Ova wrote:UMN A cleared the field. Stats will be up tomorrow!



Tomorrow? I demand my stats now!

All joking aside, we had a lot of fun at what was my first expedition up to UMN for quizbowl. Hopefully not my last, either :party:
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Auks Ran Ova » Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:49 pm

Craise Finton Kirk Royal Academy of Arts wrote:
Auks Ran Ova wrote:UMN A cleared the field. Stats will be up tomorrow!


Tomorrow? I demand my stats now!

Sorry, I left the stats disk in an overpriced Italian restaurant. They should be up before Saturday!
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Muriel Axon » Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:14 pm

At this point, I can only guess that Rob is withholding stats in protest of Sam Levin's decision to get the staffers thin-crust pizza for lunch.
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Re: Penn Bowl at Minnesota (October 17, 2015)

Postby Auks Ran Ova » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:16 pm

Ahaha, I didn't specify WHICH Saturday!

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/

I may go back and add proper divisions to this, but, uh, don't hold your breath.
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