MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

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MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby Ethnic history of the Vilnius region » Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:20 am

The Academic Team at the University of South Carolina will be hosting a mirror of MLK XVII on January 16, 2016. I (Eric Douglass) will be the TD.

From Michigan's official announcement:

"This set will be completely written and edited by the University of Michigan team and playable by anyone enrolled in school. We will produce 15 packets of difficulty that uses Penn Bowl 2014 as a start point but ends up more accessible, on a slightly skewed "bell-curve" scheme of difficulty, in which every packet will have several tossups with easier-than-average answerlines, and maybe one or two tossups with answerlines of harder-than-average difficulty. We will work hard to provide all of our bonuses with true easy parts answerable by the majority of teams playing."

Location and time:

The tournament will take place in the Gambrell Hall. We will meet in the lobby. Registration will begin at 8 and play will begin no later than 9:15. There are a few meter parking lots in the immediate vicinity and several parallel meters along Barnwell, College, and Pendleton streets. The regular meters are not checked on Saturdays, though there are a few 15 minute meters that are. The Cocky mascot is pointing to the building here, and the green represents the metered lots. Located in the geographic center of South Carolina, Columbia is a fairly short drive from anywhere in South Carolina. It is 1.5 hours from Charlotte and 3.5 hours from Atlanta.

Registration:

E-mail me at ericd25@hotmail.com. Let me know the number of teams, staff, and buzzers you plan to bring. Posting here is not sufficient for registration.

Fees:

Please pay with cash of check the day of the tournament.

Base Fee:

$120 base fee
$15 discount for each capable moderator with working laptop
$10 buzzer discount
$10 travel discount if over 200 miles from the University of South Carolina, as per Google Maps

If you have any questions about this mirror, please contact me at ericd25@hotmail.com .

Registered:

UGA (2 teams)
Duke
Tennessee
UNC (2 teams)
USC (2 teams)

Expressed Interest:

Clemson
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Re: MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby Ethnic history of the Vilnius region » Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:10 pm

The roster of registered teams has been updated.
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Re: MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby Ethnic history of the Vilnius region » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:22 pm

Congratulations to UGA A for winning the USC MLK Mirror. The day ended with a 3 way tie for first between Duke, UNC A, and UGA. UGA beat Duke in a play-in game to advance to the championship match against UNC. UGA won that match to win the tournament.

Thanks to all of the teams that came to the tournament. I hope you enjoyed playing as much as I enjoyed directing. Thanks to our fantastic tournament staff. Specifically, Bryn Douglass, Patrick Cleary, J.R. Fennell, Julia Tallant, and Ben Ingram. Thanks also to Michigan for writing the set.

Unofficial stats are available here. I'm going to check for accuracy tonight and produce separate reports for prelims, playoffs, and finals.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3485/stats/all_games/

Thanks again to everyone for coming. We look forward to hosting again soon!
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Re: MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby 1992 in spaceflight » Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:50 pm

The South Carolina A and Georgia B game is entered twice.

EDIT: I think North Carolina B is missing a game played, as they only have 9 games played; could they be missing a game against Duke?
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Re: MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby Bensonfan23 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:29 pm

could they be missing a game against Duke?


No, we only played UNC B once. It looks like their missing game might be against USC A, based on how the afternoon brackets were done. The game we seem to be missing is our third game against UGA A (the finals play-in game).
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Re: MLK at University of South Carolina 1/16/16

Postby Ethnic history of the Vilnius region » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:38 pm

Ok, I've gone through the stats again and cleaned everything up (I think). Anyway, enjoy:

Prelims
Playoffs
Play In Game
Championship game
Combined
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