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by emactruman
Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Call for PACE NSC affiliated tournaments
Replies: 4
Views: 3075

How Can I purchase questions through PACE? No one has responded to emails.
by emactruman
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko's Ratings
Replies: 72
Views: 24284

Byko,

If your looking for more scores of a random league in Michigan, try

http://www.megaconferencequizbowl.com

or


fulton.edzone.net/high/quizbowl/quizbowlmain.html

also if you contact Ann Saunders from UM-flints T.V. 28 she can send you scores from their tournament.
by emactruman
Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

Thanks for the advice. I may be still interested in purchasing some VHSL material for a much more localized tourney.
by emactruman
Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

As stated before, this thread was a revisitation of a thread posted towards the end of last year . Contrary to many people's belief this has been in the works since April of last year. The last time ( and only other time ) that this was discussed there seemed to be no responses at all. So I had figu...
by emactruman
Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

The goal was to get TJ and Gov to come. The hope was to get 20 of the better teams in the nation as well as the top few from within Michigan and Ohio. So that teams could have a barometer so to speak.
by emactruman
Tue Sep 25, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

Allow me to explain myself a little further. I have noticed that most teams in the michigan area do not travel often to see teams from outside our own state and Ohio (DCC exluded). Likewise, it is to my understanding that there are few tournaments that have a national championship caliber field of t...
by emactruman
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

Do you know what it takes to run a tournament? I'm going to assume not or else you'd understand that sometimes things just don't work out.
by emactruman
Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 07-08
Replies: 69
Views: 18601

I believe flowerday's is a week earlier.
by emactruman
Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

Yes. I am still working out many details. This thread is just a recon mission.
by emactruman
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8669

How does Tipp City look?
by emactruman
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 07-08
Replies: 69
Views: 18601

GPN should be solid if they travel a little more, but EL and DCC should have the field covered all year. I see Troy, DCD, GPN in that second tier. after that I would say Churchill, Novi, Kent City, White Cloud, and Hartland have potential. I also thin West Bloomfield may be decent. After that there ...
by emactruman
Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in an early season National quality tournament
Replies: 24
Views: 9205

Interest in an early season National quality tournament

How many teams would be interested in a invite only tournament that combined some of the best teams from the previous season in a early season tournament (sometime prior to Thanksgiving).
by emactruman
Tue May 15, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 89
Views: 29708

Next Year

I know it everyone is still looking at Nationals, but what teams look to be strong nationally next year. I plan on using yhis plus results from this field to compile a index of teams that I will invite to a tournament in October.
by emactruman
Tue May 15, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: List of teams
Replies: 10
Views: 4756

How does Saturday Oct. 6 sound.
by emactruman
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: List of teams
Replies: 10
Views: 4756

List of teams

I want to host a tournament at Wayne State University that would be like a National Championship preview. This would be early in the year (next year), and would be invite only. I have a list of teams I am considering. Are any Non-Michigan and Ohio schools interested?
by emactruman
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)
Replies: 6
Views: 3710

Unfortunetly it looked like I did not have enough teams. So I told m staff I was going to cancel. Now I may have had just barely enough, however, I cannot get the staff. So, I am definately going to have to cancel. For the record, I would have only had these teams... East Lansing (1) Troy (1) DCC (2...
by emactruman
Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)
Replies: 6
Views: 3710

I still have no teams. Is this a format issue or a date issue. Any coaches in the Michigan please respond. I may cancel, byt for now it is still a go.
by emactruman
Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 2006-07
Replies: 38
Views: 13078

What is the Ohio site?
by emactruman
Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The 17 team round robin?
Replies: 5
Views: 3249

My response would be to throw out the idea of multiple divisions. Have a pre-determined schedule with teams randomly drawing that schedule. Granted this assumes that you can draw a schedule in a understandable way, while making it obvious that the schedules were predetermined. This wouold work espec...
by emactruman
Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)
Replies: 6
Views: 3710

I still have no teams entered
by emactruman
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 06-07'
Replies: 65
Views: 23550

Results are posted, Also, I'll admit I slightly underestimated East Lansing. However, I still feel as no more than 3 Michigan schools are top 25 material.
by emactruman
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

Here are this weekend's results Standings after round robin Allen Division W L PTS *Toss-ups Correct Troy 5 0 2535 73 Garfield Heights 3 2 1430 Country Day 3 2 1415 Sand Creek B 1 4 210 White Cloud B 0 5 125 Jones Division W L PTS *Toss-ups Correct East Lansing 5 0 2535 72 Tippecanoe 4 1 1810 Novi 3...
by emactruman
Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Are trash questions inherently unfair?
Replies: 52
Views: 18141

Personally, I would like to point out that is not up to the tournament director. NAQT allow for such "trash" questions. As for Sports, I have always felt that it is its own category seperate of the "pop culuture" or "trash" categories. I personally believe statistical leaders and major event winners...
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Consolidated College Bowl results thread
Replies: 96
Views: 39907

As someone who prefers NAQT it is hard for me because at Wayne State all we currently do is CBI. Still we made progress in that forum with a largely amalgamized team. Luckily my syudent organization is slowly bringing about change.
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Teams In The Country '06-07?
Replies: 105
Views: 44134

I was wsorking on a computer ranking system at one time, kind of like a quiz bowl RPI, however, it was only state wide and I stopped recieving scores, so I quit.
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)
Replies: 6
Views: 3710

Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)

I am proud to announce the Motor City Shooutout. This is a PACE-affiliated LCQ event. Entry Fee is as follows... First Team $85 Second Team $75 Additional Teams $65 Buzzer Discount -$10 (at least 8 working buzzers) Any team that qualifies for the MSU State Championship Tournament also qualifies for ...
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in a national tournament at Wayne State
Replies: 5
Views: 2821

We'd be willing to host it if we could get a strong field.
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 06-07'
Replies: 65
Views: 23550

Michigan's top 10 is decent, but outside of Troy none are really top 16 in the nation. DCC and East Lansing are fringe top 25 teams depending on format and question set. From there, the is a slew of teams that might fit around 30-60, like Novi, DCC B, Country Day, and White Cloud. Michigan really ha...
by emactruman
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

sorry for the lack of info. Thanks have got dicey in terms of team count. All schools already registered have been given directions accept Northmont and Fisher Catholic. I Fed-ex them to Northmont. They should reach the school by 11am. Current field might look like... Rochester Sand Creek (2) Troy M...
by emactruman
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

I now have 22/23 teams

Rochester (2)
Novi (2)
Sand Creek (2)
Country Day (2)
Farmington (2)
East Lansing
Lumen Chisti (1 or 2)
Brighton
White Cloud (2)
Harper Creek
Grosse Pte. North
Mercy
Troy
Garfield (1)
Tipp City (1)
Northmont (1)
by emactruman
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

Kirk A. Nagy
6901 Homefield
Romulus, MI 48174
by emactruman
Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

current field of teams is at 19 or 20

Rochester (2)
Novi (2)
Sand Creek (2)
Country Day (2)
Farmington (2)
East Lansing
Lumen Chisti (1 or 2)
Brighton
White Cloud (2)
Harper Creek
Grosse Pte. North
Mercy
Troy
Garfield (?)
Tipp City (?)
by emactruman
Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in a national tournament at Wayne State
Replies: 5
Views: 2821

looking at early October
by emactruman
Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

Since you are from Ohio, and since I have claimed geograhpic exclusivity for Michigan, I will have to put your team on the waiting list. However, I tlooks like I will have a few open spots left. So, as of now I would say that your in. I'll send you an electronic copy of the registration form tomorrow.
by emactruman
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest in a national tournament at Wayne State
Replies: 5
Views: 2821

Interest in a national tournament at Wayne State

I was thinking about hosting an invitational tournament that would bring together some of the top teams in the nation at Wayne State University. Would any teams be interested outside of Michigan and Ohio. Also, what would be a good group of schools, say 32 that would make an elite national tournamen...
by emactruman
Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

current field of teams is at 17 or 18

Rochester (2)
Novi (2)
Sand Creek (2)
Country Day (2)
Farmington (2)
East Lansing
Lumen Chisti (1 or 2)
Brighton
White Cloud
Harper Creek
Grosse Pte. North
Mercy
by emactruman
Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

Another update on the registration. I am still shy of half of the cap, but I do officially have enough to go ahead with the tournament. Teams are as follows...

Rochester (2)
Brighton
White Cloud
Harper Creek
Grosse Pte. North
Novi (2)
Sand Creek ??

There is still plenty of room.
by emactruman
Wed Jan 10, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

This is an update on the tournament registration. So far, I am way under the cap of 24 teams. So far we have... Rochester (2) Brighton and several verbal commmitments/interest. However, verbal commitments are not solid therefore they are not being counted until I get an email or hard document that c...
by emactruman
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

Also, we will be using NAQT IS #66 questionset if there is any question conflicts.
by emactruman
Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

if any of you are interested email me at
emactruman@yahoo.com
by emactruman
Thu Nov 30, 2006 2:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Teams In The Country '06-07?
Replies: 105
Views: 44134

Catholic Central has beaten Troy head to head
by emactruman
Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9630

RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)

I am pleased to announce the Inaugural Warrior Classic Quiz Bowl Tournament at Wayne State University. It will be held on Saturday March 3, 2007. Any High School in the state of Michigan is welcome. Upon confiming entry, teams will be given a packet explaining the rules, tenantive schedule, and dire...
by emactruman
Mon Mar 06, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Detroit Catholic Central Academic Tournament, March 4th 2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2398

can you email me the full results at emactruman@yahoo.com
by emactruman
Wed Feb 15, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Double Elimination (a la NAQT and VHSL, for example)
Replies: 22
Views: 10771

I wish to implement a double round robin system with a "small" championship bracket. For example, a 16 team tournament could be divided into 4 random divisions of 4 then the top two teams of each division is place into another pool, while the bottom two are pitted against the bottom from another div...
by emactruman
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fourth Annual Rube Invitational - Jan. 21 at MSU
Replies: 4
Views: 2768

Mr. Sharon,
Can you send me the results a at emactruman@yahoo.com
by emactruman
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Home school teams
Replies: 32
Views: 15825

In Michigan there is one such team that participates in Quiz Busters.
by emactruman
Sun Oct 02, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Searching for Tournaments in the Midwest
Replies: 21
Views: 10515

Sometime in october there should be one at White Cloud (near west of Grand Rapids but somewhat east of Kalamazoo) .
by emactruman
Thu Aug 11, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Format unification
Replies: 20
Views: 10246

I would like to echo the sentiments of Tegan. If high school unification is possible, a national federation is needed. Furthermore, it can not be just another company, but a sanctioning body. Our situation is similiar to that of of Auto Racing in it's early days, or Monster Truck racing today. I kno...
by emactruman
Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 75883

I'll make my sales pitch...

Help Wanted. Come to Wayne State. Looking for someone to bring more motivation to the table to improve/build the program
by emactruman
Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Branch Tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 1828

I have not seen anything posted here on any of there tournaments in a long time.