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by Important Bird Area
Thu Jun 16, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

Per a request in the Discord: In Disney's Fantasia , Night on Bald Mountain is followed by this song, accompanying a line of monks. For 10 points each— A. What Franz Schubert song, originally called "Ellen's Third Song," addresses a "maiden mild" who is "undefiled"? B. ...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jun 15, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

This band was criticized for placing a statue of Ganesha next to an Aladdin lamp in a 2020 music video that set a record for most YouTube views within 24 hours. Members of this band say that they are "in your area" to introduce songs like (*) "Kill This Love" and "How You L...
by Important Bird Area
Mon Jun 06, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: Future NAQT championships
Replies: 12
Views: 19122

Re: Future NAQT championships

Our future championships page has been updated with more information about our 2023 and 2024 national championships.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Jun 06, 2022 8:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT is now accepting writer applications
Replies: 0
Views: 351

NAQT is now accepting writer applications

NAQT will be considering contract-writer applications from June 1 until July 31. Prospective writers must be at least 18 years old when they apply. Applicants who will turn 18 between August 1 and October 31 (inclusive) of the year they apply may submit an application in June or July, specifying th...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Jun 02, 2022 10:00 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

May I see the Godot tossup? This character "couldn't promise anything" after being offered "a kind of prayer" and "a vague supplication." This character's creator insisted he was not based on a character from Balzac's Mercadet . A boy who keeps goats for this character...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jun 01, 2022 9:40 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

This artist depicted two women worshiping a dark-skinned Mary with Christ on her shoulder in the painting Ia Orana Maria . A raven overlooks a nude woman laying in bed in this artist's Nevermore . Another work by this artist shows a girl with a tiare flower behind her (*) ear crouching in front of ...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Jun 01, 2022 2:11 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

Could I see the TU on sweat? Glands that produce this substance become inflamed in the disease hidradenitis suppurativa. The axilla contains many apocrine glands that produce this substance. Chloride levels in this substance are measured in a common test for cystic fibrosis. Mammals produce this su...
by Important Bird Area
Tue May 31, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

Thanks for letting us know, Nolan. We're sorry to hear that a technical problem of that kind occurred at an important point in a playoff game; I'll discuss this issue with our logistics team and we'll consider what might reduce the chances of this happening at future national championship events.
by Important Bird Area
Tue May 31, 2022 12:25 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

Re: 2022 HSNCT discussion

An organizer for this cause, Michael Vestigo, wore his fursuit to a May 2022 rally for it. In April 2022 flyers of fake tweets featuring a "We Are One" account were posted to oppose this cause. The "Memphis Seven" were (*) fired for supporting this cause that began with a Decemb...
by Important Bird Area
Tue May 31, 2022 9:44 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3549

2022 HSNCT discussion

This is your question-specific discussion thread for the 2022 NAQT HSNCT. Standard disclaimers: If you are planning to play a mirror of the 2022 HSNCT set, please do not read further posts in this thread. (There is one mirror currently planned, hosted by Toronto in August; it's possible we may add o...
by Important Bird Area
Sun May 29, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

Congratulations to Detroit Catholic Central High School (Novi, Michigan) for winning the 2022 High School National Championship Tournament! Hunter College High School (New York, New York) was second; East Chapel Hill High School (North Carolina) was third; Kinkaid School (Houston, Texas) was fourth....
by Important Bird Area
Sun May 08, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago

Congratulations to Longfellow Middle School (Falls Church, Virginia), the winners of the 2022 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament! Longfellow defeated W. L. Chenery Middle School (Belmont, Massachusetts) 310-280 in a one-game final. Greenhill School (Addison, Texas) finished third; B...
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 24, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament! In the Traditional Public Schools Division, Glasgow (Kentucky) defeated Herscher (Illinois) 525-285 in the first game of an advantaged final. Garfield (Ohio) finished third and claimed the Very Small Schoo...
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 17, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CULEX at HSNCT
Replies: 2
Views: 1060

Re: CULEX at HSNCT

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2022 NAQT is not permitting side events in its rooms. This applies to ballrooms, meeting rooms, and all other rooms in which championship games take place. NAQT furthermore strongly discourages in-person side events from taking place in any other location, including...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Apr 09, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago

The field for the 2022 MSNCT has been expanded to 144 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Apr 06, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago

The field for the Traditional Public Schools Division of the 2022 SSNCT has been expanded to 55 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT IPNCT: April 3, Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 1682

Re: 2022 NAQT IPNCT: April 3, Chicago

A private forum for discussion of the IPNCT (and ICT) question sets is now available. Select "2022 ICT Discussion" from your user control panel to request access.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

Re: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago

The private forum for discussion of the ICT question sets is now available. Select "2022 ICT Discussion" from your user control panel to request access.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Apr 03, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT IPNCT: April 3, Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 1682

Re: 2022 NAQT IPNCT: April 3, Chicago

Congratulations to our 2022 IPNCT champions: Karsten Ullr Rynearson (Phillips Academy) and Pranavkrishna Bharanidharan (California Montessori - Orangevale)!

Statistics are now available.
by Important Bird Area
Sat Apr 02, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

Re: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago

Congratulations to the champions of the 2022 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament! In Division I, Stanford defeated Harvard 385-155 in the second game of an advantaged final. Georgia Tech claimed the Division I Undergraduate title. In Division II, Yale defeated the University of Texas 420-30...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 29, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Side event policy for NAQT's 2022 national championships
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Side event policy for NAQT's 2022 national championships

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2022 NAQT is not permitting side events in its rooms. This applies to ballrooms, meeting rooms, and all other rooms in which championship games take place. NAQT furthermore strongly discourages in-person side events from taking place in any other location, including...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 29, 2022 2:08 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: JCD III - January 8th
Replies: 14
Views: 3025

Re: JCD III - January 8th

For the record, we strongly discourage side events from taking place at our 2022 national championships (and will not allow the use of tournament game rooms or meeting rooms for that purpose).
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 15, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

Beginning Tuesday, March 1 at midnight Central time, any high school may register, with a limit of two teams per school. Beginning Tuesday, March 15 at midnight Central time, the two-teams-per-school limit will be lifted and any high school may register any number of teams (subject to a cap on the ...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Mar 09, 2022 9:00 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago

The field for the 2022 MSNCT has been expanded to 128 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 08, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

The field for the 2022 HSNCT has been expanded to 272 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Mon Mar 07, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: 2022 NAQT MSNCT: May 6-8, Chicago

The field for the 2022 MSNCT has been expanded to 112 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NAQT national championship staff call
Replies: 0
Views: 845

NAQT national championship staff call

NAQT's national championships logistics team is seeking additional staff, particularly qualified moderators, for three of our upcoming championships: -the 2022 Small School National Championship Tournament at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, April 22–24 -the 2022 Middle School National Championship Tournam...
by Important Bird Area
Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (practice events for spring 2022!)
Replies: 19
Views: 7045

Re: Buzzword: A New Online Competition from NAQT (practice events for spring 2022!)

We're pleased to announce three Buzzword practice events to help teams prepare for our 2022 national championships. Each of these is a practice event using questions from our spring 2018 national championships. Division II ICT Practice will be available March 3–March 29. SSNCT Practice will be avail...
by Important Bird Area
Wed Mar 02, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

The field for the 2022 HSNCT has been expanded to 256 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Tue Mar 01, 2022 2:07 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

Beginning Tuesday, March 1 at midnight Central time, any high school may register, with a limit of two teams per school. Beginning Tuesday, March 15 at midnight Central time, the two-teams-per-school limit will be lifted and any high school may register any number of teams (subject to a cap on the ...
by Important Bird Area
Sat Feb 26, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT CCCT: February 26, online
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: 2022 NAQT CCCT: February 26, online

Congratulations to Inver Hills Community College (Minnesota), who won the 2022 Community College Championship Tournament! Jefferson Community & Technical College (Kentucky) finished second; Chipola College (Florida) placed third.

Complete team and individual statistics are available here.
by Important Bird Area
Wed Feb 23, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 4613

Re: 2022 NAQT HSNCT: May 27-29, Atlanta

The field for the 2022 HSNCT has been expanded to 224 teams. The general schedule for the tournament will consist of vaccination status checks on Friday afternoon and evening, overall check-in and (optional) scrimmage games on Friday night, preliminary games on Saturday and Sunday morning, and playo...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 15, 2022 1:11 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago

The field for the Open Division of the 2022 SSNCT has been expanded to 55 teams.
by Important Bird Area
Fri Feb 11, 2022 5:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

Re: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago

The initial batch of invitations to the 2022 ICT (32 Division I, 29 Division II) has been issued. Registration is now open.
by Important Bird Area
Thu Feb 10, 2022 12:21 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

Re: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago

Preliminary D-values for the 2022 SCT are now available (Division I, Division II). Please let us know if any corrections need to be made; we expect to issue invitations to the 2022 ICT on Friday.
by Important Bird Area
Sun Feb 06, 2022 8:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT SCT: February 5
Replies: 12
Views: 4961

Re: 2022 NAQT SCT: February 5

I've created a private forum for discussion of the 2022 SCT question sets. Please select "2022 SCT Discussion" from your User Control Panel to join. (No access for community college or high school players until the relevant tournaments later in the spring have concluded.)
by Important Bird Area
Fri Feb 04, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: THE GARDEN CUP: THE NEW JERSEY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (NJ/NY/PA/DE)
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: THE GARDEN CUP: THE NEW JERSEY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (NJ/NY/PA/DE)

Just a quick reminder that NAQT now offers electronic access to past tournament questions, including a printing-capable option. (More details here.)
by Important Bird Area
Thu Feb 03, 2022 5:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

2022 NAQT ICT: April 2, Chicago

The 2022 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago), on April 1–2, 2022. Check-in will occur on Friday, April 1, but all gameplay will be on Saturday, April 2. Schools qualify to send teams to the ICT through their per...
by Important Bird Area
Tue Feb 01, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: 2022 NAQT SSNCT: April 22-24, Chicago

The field for the Traditional Public Schools Division of the 2022 SSNCT has been expanded to 48 teams.