2017 NAQT SSNCT: Congratulations Glasgow and St. Mark's!

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2017 NAQT SSNCT: Congratulations Glasgow and St. Mark's!

Postby Important Bird Area » Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:26 pm

naqt.com wrote:NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2017 Small School National Championship Tournament will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, on April 28–30, 2017. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2016 SSNCT.


Please note the 2017 changes to our small school eligibility policy.

Qualified teams may now register here.

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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Important Bird Area » Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:55 pm

Wildcard applications and standby signups for the 2017 SSNCT are now open.

SSNCT field page
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Important Bird Area » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:25 pm

naqt.com wrote:The field for the Traditional Public School division of the 2017 Small School National Championship Tournament was officially closed on Wednesday, April 12. Teams may sign up for the waitlist; waitlisted teams will be added to the field in order of sign-up if teams cancel. As of Thursday, April 13, the Charter and Private School division still has two spots available.
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Eddie » Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:04 pm

The team photos / liveblog on Facebook for this is awesome.
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Important Bird Area » Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:00 pm

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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Granny Soberer » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:31 am

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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Important Bird Area » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:56 pm

Congratulations to St. Mark's School of Texas, who went 13-0 to win the Charter and Private division of the 2017 SSNCT!

In the Traditional Public division, our top two teams will both be from Kentucky: Danville and Glasgow A will now be starting an advantaged final.
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

Postby Important Bird Area » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:20 pm

Congratulations to Glasgow A, who defeated Danville 525-215 in the finals to win the Traditional Public division of the 2017 NAQT SSNCT! In the third-place game, Camp Hill defeated Macomb 350-275. Camp Hill also claimed our inaugural Very Small School championship.

Complete team and individual statistics for both divisions of the 2017 SSNCT are now available.
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: Congratulations Glasgow and St. Mark's!

Postby johnc » Mon May 01, 2017 6:33 pm

St. Mark's had a lot of fun this weekend and really appreciate how well NAQT ran the tournament. Besides a few minor glitches, the questions were fresh and well-written, and all the readers were quite good. We're excited about how the win will increase awareness of Quizbowl around our school. Still, we were disappointed that we were excluded from the NAQT homepage slideshow of champions even though the other two winners, Glasgow and Camp Hill, were included.
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Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: Congratulations Glasgow and St. Mark's!

Postby jonah » Mon May 01, 2017 6:44 pm

johnc wrote:St. Mark's had a lot of fun this weekend and really appreciate how well NAQT ran the tournament. Besides a few minor glitches, the questions were fresh and well-written, and all the readers were quite good. We're excited about how the win will increase awareness of Quizbowl around our school. Still, we were disappointed that we were excluded from the NAQT homepage slideshow of champions even though the other two winners, Glasgow and Camp Hill, were included.
The photographer only just sent me your trophy photo and I am in the process of putting it up now. I'll need to know the names of the players from left to right, so I'll e-mail you shortly.

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