Saint Joseph High School is pleased to announce its 2nd iteration of the GARDEN STATE ACADEMIC COMPETITION, a Mirror of GSAC XIX.
The Set:The Question Set was written by the distinguished members of the Maggie Walker Governor's School of Richmond, Virginia.
Set Distribution:4/4 Lit; 4/4 Science; 4/4 History; 3/3 RMP; 2/2 Arts; 1/1 Social Science; 1/1 Geography; 1/1 Trash.
Fee Structure: $70.00 for the first team; $50.00 for each additional team.
Discounts:$10 for each working buzzer system; $15.00 for each moderator; $20 for travel of more than 150 miles. Minimum payment per team: $35.00.
Tournament Format: We are targeting 24 teams, or 30 if we can reach this multiple of 6, otherwise we will cap it at 24 . We will have round robin preliminaries, then re-bracket and have another round-robin for all teams in the afternoon. We hope to have a minimum of 9-10 games per team.
Registration:You can register right here, or you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Just place "GSAC" in the subject line. On the day of the tournament, we will run registration from 7:45-8:45 AM and start Round 1 by 9 AM. During registration we will have a light breakfast of bagels and juice, etc., while we finalize brackets. Also, we have ample parking in the back of our school if this is a concern, and you can park behind our main building and enter the school via the cafeteria in the back, which you cannot miss. Payment is expected in cash or by check the morning of registration, but if you wish to mail it sooner, you can make your check payable to Saint Joseph High School and send it to : Ed Powers, Saint Joseph HS, 145 Plainfield Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840. You can also place this address in your GPS device or your Mapquest program and find us easily.
Field Update: (22 Teams, 12 Buzzers, 10 Moderators):
Irvington (3, 2, 0)
Hunter (4, 0, 0)
High Tech (3, 1, 0)
Millburn (3, 1, 0)
Chatham (1, 2, 0)
Scarsdale (1, 1, 0)
Wissahickon (2, 0, 0)
Glen Rock ( 2, 0, 0)
Ridgewood ( 1, 2, 1)
St. Joes House teams (2, 3, 9)