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by jnelson
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Keeping Score During Practices
Replies: 5
Views: 2854

Re: Keeping Score During Practices

In college, my coach did both. The first half of practice was typically dedicated to warming up; people who were tasked with bringing in new facts shared them, and we played a few packets casually with no score taken. Coach typically used this to see whcih players were getting better in specific sub...
by jnelson
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Let's tell the kids stories about CBI
Replies: 33
Views: 18291

Re: Let's tell the kids stories about CBI

...there were some questions around whether or not we'd be suspended by HCASC for playing another format.... Somewhat off-topic, but: I always wondered why the Florida circuit in particular seemed to never see HBCUs like Bethune-Cookman or FAMU playing ACF, NAQT, and the like (Delta Burke?) --- kno...
by jnelson
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: How to build "stamina"
Replies: 20
Views: 9598

Re: How to build "stamina"

The best things you can do are eat a good breakfast and bring solid snacks (trail mix, granola, those cheese/nut/jerky packets someone mentioned earlier). When it comes to lunch, just try to eat only til you're satisfied. A lot of teams make the mistake of not eating breakfast or snacking, so when l...
by jnelson
Thu May 30, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Let's tell the kids stories about CBI
Replies: 33
Views: 18291

Re: Let's tell the kids stories about CBI

So I played CBI in college, but since I went to an HBCU, I played Honda Campus All Star Challenge from 2005-09. It's CBI with an infusion of questions about African American history, scholars, and the like. Based on what I'm reading here, we definitely got the better end of the deal. As far as the q...
by jnelson
Thu May 30, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Groger Ranks 2018-19
Replies: 45
Views: 29201

Re: Groger Ranks 2018-19

Posted to HSQBRank last Thursday- the site will go on hiatus for the 2019-2020 season.

https://hsqbrank.com/2019/05/23/a-quick ... -hsqbrank/
by jnelson
Thu May 23, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night
Replies: 17
Views: 8994

Re: Women in Quizbowl Panel Discussion @ HSNCT Saturday Night

It's awesome that you all have taken the initiative to put this together and I'm excited to attend. I'm on the social media team for this weekend's tournament and would love to conduct a post interview with anyone on the panel who has a few minutes after this event- I really think it's important tha...