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by Berniecrat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

Re: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks

Interview Thursdays is back! In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Abhinav Karthikeyan, Justin Posner, Derek Chu, Kyle Liao, and Danesh Sivakumar from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Maryland. We discuss rebounding from the graduation of seniors, the...
by Berniecrat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll: Results Posted
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Re: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll

Today is the last day of voting so get your ballots in ASAP
by Berniecrat
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll: Results Posted
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Re: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll

Like last year, we have compiled a spreadsheet by the best ppb and powers per game for each set to aid voters in the midseason polls (with comments added to note incomplete rosters): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... i5DA6I6zg/
by Berniecrat
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll: Results Posted
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

2019-20 Groger Ranks Midseason Poll: Results Posted

Many players would agree that pure mathematical rankings can’t tell the full story about any given team's strengths and weaknesses. Each team has a unique story and personal character which cannot be gleaned off of a mere look at a stats page. This is why we believe player-submitted polls are crucia...
by Berniecrat
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2019-20
Replies: 6
Views: 6825

Re: Groger Ranks 2019-20

The Midseason Rankings are up! Here are the overall rankings: https://grogerranks.com/2019/12/25/overall-midseason-rankings-top-250/ Here are the NAQT-Only rankings: https://grogerranks.com/2019/12/25/naqt-only-midseason-rankings/ Here are the mACF-Only rankings: https://grogerranks.com/2019/12/25/m...
by Berniecrat
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-2020 Illinois Discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 10234

Re: 2019-2020 Illinois Discussion

The Illinois midseason poll is live: https://forms.gle/9vZo6bYhBRWJgCZZ6

All you need to do is rank your top 10 teams in Illinois and give justification for your picks. Happy voting!
by Berniecrat
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

Re: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Matthew Siff, Nathaniel Rosenberg, Arthur Delot-Vilain, and Alex Moon from Georgetown Day School in Washington DC. We discuss their aggressive buzzing strategy, the status of the very competitive DC circuit, their tournament ...
by Berniecrat
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

Re: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Arjun, Dylan, and Katherine from Groger Ranks interview Arul Belhe, Brian Lin, Bryanna Shao, Cece Shao, and Ben Weiner from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, MN. We discuss their travel plans, their attendance at college-level tournaments, and their strategy to...
by Berniecrat
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

Re: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Dylan and Katherine from Groger Ranks talk to Karsten Rynearson, Vincent Fan, and Irura Nyiha of Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Find out about how an already strong program has been performing with the transfer of top-tier generalist Karsten as we...
by Berniecrat
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

Interview Thursdays with Groger Ranks

Groger Ranks is pleased to launch our latest project. As a complement to our normal rankings and the analysis articles we collect from members of the high school quizbowl community, we are launching Interview Thursdays! On Thursdays, we will publish short interviews with high school teams about thei...
by Berniecrat
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2019-20
Replies: 6
Views: 6825

Re: Groger Ranks 2019-20

The long-awaited Steven Liu article explaining the methodology for calculating ranks is out! https://grogerranks.com/2019/11/12/the- ... ger-ranks/
by Berniecrat
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Beavercreek Fall Invitational 10/26
Replies: 1
Views: 3071

Re: Beavercreek Fall Invitational 10/26

The private forum for BLAST has been created, so if you have any feedback or questions please join!
by Berniecrat
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Third Annual Davis Classic Tournament (Oct 26)
Replies: 1
Views: 3054

Re: Third Annual Davis Classic Tournament (Oct 26)

The private forum for BLAST has been created, so if you have any feedback or questions please join!
by Berniecrat
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)
Replies: 8
Views: 4501

Re: Ramblin' Wreck Invitational @ Georgia Tech (10/19/2019)

The private forum for BLAST has been created, so if you have any feedback or questions please join!
by Berniecrat
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2019-20
Replies: 6
Views: 6825

Groger Ranks 2019-20

We get to launch this new thread as the new season begins to unfold! We have a couple disclaimers right at the beginning, but don't let that stop you from checking out our new rankings at https://grogerranks.com/2019/10/17/october-16-2019-rankings/ Steven Liu will explain some of the more confusing ...
by Berniecrat
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: PPT III @ Canyon Crest Academy (10/12/2019) - San Diego, CA
Replies: 1
Views: 2570

Re: PPT III @ Canyon Crest Academy (10/12/2019) - San Diego, CA

Shahar from Westview wrote a nice write-up of the tournament, which can be found here: https://grogerranks.com/2019/10/14/powe ... i-writeup/
by Berniecrat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-2020 Illinois Discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 10234

Re: 2019-2020 Illinois Discussion

Some people in the Illinois QB Discord have written a summary of the recent Earlybird tournament: https://grogerranks.com/2019/10/09/earlybird-writeup/
by Berniecrat
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 3278

Re: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)

The mirror happened today. Congratulations to Uni Lab from Illinois for winning in the first game of an advantaged final 505-100 against fellow Illinoisans Nonvit! Full statistics can be found here: https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5861/ Thank you to everyone who came to staff and play today! W...
by Berniecrat
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 3278

Re: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)

We are increasing the field size to 12
by Berniecrat
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 3278

Re: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)

A common question to the post centered on what constituted “school affiliation”. I have edited the post to clarify that school affiliation means playing only with people who attend the same school, not that teams are required to play under their school name.
by Berniecrat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 3278

Prison Bowl XII Online (September 14, 2019)

Groger Ranks is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an online discord mirror of Prison Bowl XII for high school teams. This is last year ’s iteration of Prison Bowl and so teams that play this can still play the upcoming Prison Bowl XIII later in the spring! Prison Bowl is an hs regs+ set an...
by Berniecrat
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]
Replies: 34
Views: 13734

Re: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]

James Stevenson from GPS isn't mentioned on the Groger Ranks post at all, but I'd like to congratulate him for being the well-deserved unanimous first place among the RMPSS ballots. We addressed this in the website link, but due to a lack of responses we did not do awards for geo/ce/other and RMPSS...
by Berniecrat
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]
Replies: 34
Views: 13734

Re: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]

Here are the winners for your 2018-19 National Groger Ranks Awards! National “A” Team Hari Parameswaran - Captain & Player of the Year (Beavercreek High School, Beavercreek, Ohio) William Golden (James E. Taylor High School, Katy, Texas) Ethan Strombeck (Rockford Auburn High School, Rockford, Illino...
by Berniecrat
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]
Replies: 34
Views: 13734

Re: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards

There is only one day left to vote so get your ballots (and/or shilling) done quickly! We will accept ballots up to one minute before midnight central time on the 30th. We will hopefully get the final results and complete ballots posted here some time next week and announce award winners!
by Berniecrat
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]
Replies: 34
Views: 13734

Re: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards

Some notes. Traditionally, Player Polls (like the college one and the hs Player Poll run last year) have people making "for your consideration" posts. We would encourage healthy discussion about it here (as long as it doesn't devolve into destructive criticism of others like the National Quiz Bowl A...
by Berniecrat
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]
Replies: 34
Views: 13734

2018-19 Groger Ranks Awards [WINNERS ANNOUNCED]

Hello, everyone. As you may know for the last year, Groger Ranks has been working on rankings of teams in particular. However, there is no objective way to rank individuals statistically. As such, we are pleased to announce the 2018-19 Player Poll, which was run last year by Groger Ranks member Anso...
by Berniecrat
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

As the season ends, here is our final dump of Post-Nationals rankings: https://grogerranks.com/2019/06/11/2019-post-nationals-overall-rankings/ https://grogerranks.com/2019/06/11/2019-post-nationals-macf-only-rankings/ https://grogerranks.com/2019/06/11/2019-post-nationals-naqt-only-rankings/ https:...
by Berniecrat
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Pre-NSC Ranks are up!
https://grogerranks.com/2019/06/05/fina ... -rankings/

In regards to our post-HSNCT debrief, the podcast is still being edited - we will release it in the next couple of days
by Berniecrat
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: PACE NSC Rules Tournaments
Replies: 2
Views: 3677

Re: PACE NSC Rules Tournaments

For Illinois at least, last year at IMSANITY and this year at Midwest Championship both used NSC format I think
by Berniecrat
Mon May 27, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Congratulations to all at HSNCT! While we work on entering in HSNCT stats and our Post-HSNCT write-up, here is an interesting spreadsheet we compiled comparing the t-12 and up teams to how Groger Ranks predicted they'd end up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OCarzp25Xoi5is41gVbzK5ERMlTv5KJ16...
by Berniecrat
Tue May 21, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

The Pre-HSNCT Ranks took less time than expected, so they are now uploaded here: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/22/final-2019-pre-hsnct-overall-rankings/ Editing the podcast is taking a little bit more time than expected, so that might be up closer to Thursday. We will have it out before HSNCT, tho...
by Berniecrat
Mon May 20, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Quick Timeline for Future Content: Tuesday/Wednesday - Upload Pre-Nationals Poll Podcast Wednesday - Pre-HSNCT Ranks May 27/28 - Post-HSNCT Debrief & Analysis Sometime the week before PACE NSC - Pre-NSC Ranks June 10/11- Post-NSC Debrief & Analysis June 10/11 - Release 2019 Player Poll There are obv...
by Berniecrat
Mon May 20, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Our final overall rankings ahead of nationals are now released: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/21/fina ... -rankings/
Thank you so much everyone for your support for the rankings this year!
by Berniecrat
Sun May 19, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5466

Re: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll

Results are up (albeit sans the podcast this time) on our website: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/19/2018 ... l-results/
by Berniecrat
Sat May 18, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5466

Re: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll

Reminder that we only have a few hours left, so don't forget to get your ballot in!
by Berniecrat
Mon May 13, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro Area Discussion - '18-'19
Replies: 1
Views: 5072

Re: DC Metro Area Discussion - '18-'19

Abhinav from RM and Chris from Blair have written this article that may be of interest for DC Metro Area Discussion:
https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/14/dc-m ... -analysis/
by Berniecrat
Sun May 12, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Going along with our pre-nationals content, as well as a useful supplement to our Pre-Nationals poll, we are publishing Hard Sets-only, mACF-only, and NAQT-only rankings. You can find them here: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/13/pre-nationals-hard-sets-only-rankings/ https://grogerranks.com/2019/05...
by Berniecrat
Tue May 07, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5466

Re: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll

Quick points of clarification based on questions we've already received. We are making this 15 only as opposed to 25 as in past polls in order to standardize the amount of teams ranked on each ballot. In the midseason poll we ran, as well as the player poll that Groger Ranks member Anson Berns helpe...
by Berniecrat
Tue May 07, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5466

2019 Pre-Nationals Poll

After running the Midseason Poll, Groger Ranks is pleased to announce our 2019 Pre-Nationals Poll. There will be three categories, where voters can rank who they believe the top 15 teams are overall and their predictions for top 15 at HSNCT and PACE NSC. Justifications are required, especially if th...
by Berniecrat
Sun May 05, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

New top 250 (our first with weighted rankings) is out: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/06/may-5-2019-rankings/
by Berniecrat
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 27999

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

You can find our new SSNCT Pre-Nationals Rankings here: https://grogerranks.com/2019/05/01/ssnc ... s-ranking/ . These are our first set of rankings using weighted rankings
by Berniecrat
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ILLIAC Online - Powered by Groger Ranks (APRIL 21, 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3982

Re: ILLIAC Online - Powered by Groger Ranks (APRIL 21, 2019)

Congratulations to Change Team Name to Real Name for winning ILLIAC Online (powered by Groger Ranks). They defeated Overrated (not top 8) in the first game of advantaged finals, with Allderburn finishing third place. Prelims and playoffs w/crossover but w/o finals stats are posted and combined stats...