Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

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Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Balboa » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:48 pm

Arcadia Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce:

Arcadia Carnal Embrace VI

LOCATION: Arcadia High School, 180 Campus Dr., Arcadia CA 91007. The games will be held in the portable buildings at the west end of campus.

DATE: The tournament will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012 (President's Day). Check-in begins at 8:00 am, and first round should begin around 9 am. Schedules will be distributed at check-in.

FORMAT: The tournament will be using NAQT IS-111. The tournament will adhere to Official NAQT Rules. Each round will be run as untimed, 10-question halves, with a preliminary round robin followed by reseeding based on results from the round robin phase. Seedings in the individual sub-brackets will be determined by the overall win-loss record.

Ties for reseedings will be resolved based on points per bonus, followed by points per game.

As stated in the NAQT HSNCT (High School National Championship Tournament) qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the HSNCT held in Atlanta, Georgia. We are also provisionally a platinum-certified qualifier for the PACE NSC at Wash. U in St. Louis

ELIGIBILITY: All high school students are welcome to attend.

PRICING STRUCTURE:
Base fee = $80 for one team, $70 per team after the first
-$5 for each fully-functional buzzer system (must have at least four working buzzers on both sides)
-$10 for traveling distances over 100 miles, according to Google Maps
-$10 moderator discount (this is going to be tentative, depending on the field)
-$20 for each team that has not competed in an NAQT tournament in the past 2 years.

Minimum fee = $60/team

Please make checks payable to: Arcadia High School Quiz Bowl. Please do not make a check out to any other person or entity. Checks, or cash will be due at the start of the tournament during registration. Should your team not be able to provide the payment at this time, and would like to send their registration fee in advance or later, please contact the Tournament Director at andrewwang611@gmail.com to make the proper arrangements.


PRIZES: Prizes will be offered to the top teams, as well as to the top individual scorers.

REGISTRATION: The tournament director is Andrew Wang. The advisor of this tournament will be Mr. Christopher Schultz. If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please e-mail Andrew Wang at andrewwang611@gmail.com OR reply to this thread with the following information:

1) Your school's name
2) The number of teams you are bringing
3) The number of buzzer systems
4) Any moderators you have to offer

Updates about the tournament will primarily be through the Southern California High School Quiz Bowl listserv; in addition, they should also be posted online on the tournament announcement section on hsquizbowl.org.

Information regarding places to eat, directions to the school and directions to local eateries will be provided to all registered teams.

Thanks,
Andrew Wang
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby highwind » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:50 am

Hi,

Sorry for the inconvenience, but could this tournament be moved to 2/20 (national holiday). University would like to attend, but considering how many of our players have All-State Orchestra that weekend (a once-a-year weekend thing) and won't be back until Sunday afternoon, only a Monday tournament would work. Let me know if this potential Monday tournament would be feasible. Thank you for your understanding.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby DoWon.Kim » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:21 pm

Science Olympiad Regionals is also on 2/18. A date change may increase field size.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby highwind » Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:58 am

Would a 2/20 date work for the hosts? Considering its a Monday off from school, I'm assuming most people will be free, unless they are traveling (in which case they would be gone during the weekend as well). And no academic competition conflicts that I know of occur on weekdays. In short, does Monday 2/20 sound good to everyone (making the date change as early as possible would be best so that people can plan their schedules)? Thanks.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby Balboa » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:47 am

We can definitely consider Sunday Feb. 19 and Monday Feb. 20 as possibilities - I'll update once I hear from more schools.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby bchiang » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:51 am

Andrew, I agree that the 20 Feb 2012 date is good too.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby rangaswamy.vivek » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:56 am

I know for a fact that RB won't be able to attend if the tournament is held on the 18th--that's San Diego Science Olympiad, and virtually all of RB Quizbowl is in it.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby highwind » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:10 pm

So would Monday 2/20 work for everyone?
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby rangaswamy.vivek » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:14 pm

It's going to be hard to get transport since we usually have parents drive and a lot of people are working that day.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby highwind » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:42 pm

Transportation could be an issue, though I'm guessing at least one parent would be available for each team and you could carpool. Plus, it is a national holiday, so many jobs will not have work that day or have lighter loads than usual.

Similarly, many people have religious services on Sundays, so I believe 2/20 on Monday would be best. Any other opinions?
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby DoWon.Kim » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:20 am

If it is moved to the 20th (not 19th for many people have church), I believe Torrey Pines may be able to send at least one team.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby Coldblueberry » Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:23 am

20th would be great.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby bchiang » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:12 am

Could you please let us know by the end of the month what the final date will be? Thanks
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/18/12)

Postby Balboa » Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:23 pm

Based on responses, the tournament has been moved to Monday, February 20th.

I hope to be receiving registrations soon!
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby trackman32 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:50 pm

We have moved this tournament to Monday the 20th of February to accomodate teams with conflicts. Who is planning on coming? We would like to get an estimate so we can proceed with securing the necessary facilities. Thanks!

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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby highwind » Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:33 pm

University will likely send at least one team. Thanks!
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Balboa » Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:12 am

Field update:

University
Chadwick School
Rancho Bernardo (4 + 2 buzzers)
Tustin (2 + 1 buzzer)
Irvine (3 + 2 buzzers)
North Hollywood (2 + 1 buzzer)
Santa Monica (3)
Canyon Crest (3 +2 buzzers)
Edison (+ 1 buzzer)
Carmel Valley (+ 2 buzzers)
La Jolla (2)

Total teams: 23

NOTE: If all the teams that registered show up, the top FOUR teams will qualify for HSNCT, which is excellent
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby bchiang » Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:02 am

Not sure if I forgot or you didn't see, but Irvine is bringing 2 buzzers :grin:
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Balboa » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:19 pm

Got it, thanks!
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby namkota » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:06 am

Canyon Crest Academy can send three teams and bring two buzzer systems. No moderators, though, sorry.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby bchiang » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:38 pm

I think Irvine can send 3 teams instead of 2 teams now
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Coldblueberry » Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:12 pm

What's the field right now?
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby rangaswamy.vivek » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:24 pm

When are stats going up?
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby christino » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:03 pm

First of all, what were the tournament results?
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby cchiego » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:04 pm

I've heard NoHo A beat Canyon Crest A in the final (though Canyon Crest had beaten NoHo earlier in the day) and that University may have finished behind them. Torrey Pines was not there and La Jolla was missing its best players.

Stats would be wonderful to have though too.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Erogo » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:07 pm

I apologize for the delay on stats, but I'm still working on combining the afternoon and morning rounds. Attempting to merge the two SQBS files has not worked out for me, so I've resorted to simply reentering the afternoon stats on my computer (which only has the morning rounds).

As for results, North Hollywood A defeated Canyon Crest A in a one game final.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby rangaswamy.vivek » Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:53 am

Are stats going to be up soon? I'm sorry, but two weeks is a really long time to get stats up, even if you do have to re-enter them manually.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby bchiang » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:14 pm

rangaswamy.vivek wrote:Are stats going to be up soon? I'm sorry, but two weeks is a really long time to get stats up, even if you do have to re-enter them manually.

This.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby Erogo » Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:45 am

The stats have been finished and were sent to NAQT last night.

I greatly apologize for the long delay, and I assure all you guys that this isn't a reflection on Arcadia's tournament running ability. It was just my own incompetence.
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Re: Carnal Embrace VI at Arcadia High School (2/20/12)

Postby bird bird bird bird bird » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:37 pm

Erogo wrote:The stats have been finished and were sent to NAQT last night.


Thanks for sending these in. I have posted them here.
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