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by Snoopy
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE
Replies: 23
Views: 4392

Re: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE

I appreciate the thoughts and concerns in this thread, and I am happy to address them. I am deeply passionate about quiz bowl and have been part of the community for close to a decade: it’s important to me that we not only survive these times, but thrive. My reason for making this organization is to...
by Snoopy
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE
Replies: 23
Views: 4392

Re: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE

While the other concerns in this thread will be addressed, I would like to take a moment to emphasize that we are in compliance with all labor laws of the United States.
by Snoopy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE
Replies: 23
Views: 4392

Re: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE

We have created a new website at www.aqbleague.com with all the information you will need, as well as definitive editions of all the most important documents in Quizbowl Putting all the other problems to the side for a moment, this claim seems eminently unreasonable. The correctness guidelines lite...
by Snoopy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE
Replies: 23
Views: 4392

INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE

My team and I are excited to announce the creation of the American Quizbowl League, the newest national Quizbowl organization! The AQBL will be offering 65 Online Quizbowl tournaments in the 2020-2021 season, the last one being the all-new Online National Championship Tournament at the end of the ye...
by Snoopy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 9
Views: 982

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

Well, expect a lot of Sunday tournaments, then... The ACT and SAT are not going to schedule around quizbowl. Why should quizbowl, which already has to worry about making sure it spaces out events enough to not conflict with an existing quizbowl tournament, have to worry about the ACT or SAT unless ...
by Snoopy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 9
Views: 982

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

Well, expect a lot of Sunday tournaments, then...
by Snoopy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 9
Views: 982

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

nick. wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:55 pm September 12 (ACT) :
September 19: (ACT)
September 26 (SAT) :
October 3 (SAT) :
October 10: (ACT)
October 17: (ACT) (ACF Fall)
October 24 (ACT) :
This is a joke, right?
by Snoopy
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why am I not improving?
Replies: 4
Views: 883

Re: Why am I not improving?

My teammates usually get like 5 or 6 powers per round If you have very good teammates like this, and especially if one of them is a History player as well, you might just be shadowed very heavily. Do you make good contributions on bonuses when you compete? If you play by yourself, say, on Protobowl...
by Snoopy
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: More LIQBA Jobs (And we pay you!)
Replies: 0
Views: 734

More LIQBA Jobs (And we pay you!)

The LIQBA is looking to fill quite a number of open positions. We are looking for: Copy writers Duties: Writes advertisement copy and and website content. Qualifications: Excellent writing and comms skills. Writing sample should be submitted with application. Compensation: Per assignment. Negotiated...
by Snoopy
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

This is still a thing, and we still need people to find school contacts. The need has only become more urgent. We've also received a most generous grant in the thousands of dollars to help build the database from an anonymous source. If you're bored this summer, what with the quarantine, this is an ...
by Snoopy
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)

This tournament was today! Detroit Country Day ran the field and won with a flawless 10-0 record, beating out Tenafly Middle School A in the final. Third place went to Lowell, followed by Wilmington Charter, Wakeland A, Wakeland B, Churchill, Coppell, Tower Hill, and Commack to round out the top 10....
by Snoopy
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)

We have lots of spots! Get those registrations in soon for the last Quizbowl of the season!
by Snoopy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

So after being roundly mocked for this little project, I've decided to do what I do best: double down. Anyone who wants to do this will be duly paid $1 per contact. That's not bad cash. Find 15 schools in an hour and you're making minimum wage. Payouts will be capped at $2,000 total for all finders....
by Snoopy
Sun May 31, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

This tournament was today! Arcadia took the championship, followed by the Norfolk Academic Guild, Hotchkiss, and Barrington (Illinois). DCD, Davis A, Norman North, South Burlington, Russellville, Ithaca, Lusher, and Trinity Prep rounded out the playoffs. Amogh Kulkarni from Arcadia took home the sco...
by Snoopy
Fri May 29, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

The field is now full, and we're not taking any more. Thanks to everyone who signed up!

If anyone would like to spectate, let us know! It's going to be a good time.
by Snoopy
Wed May 27, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

The field has been expanded to 30 teams!

Registration closes tomorrow at 12 AM Thursday night/Friday morning, so get those registrations in soon!
by Snoopy
Sun May 24, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

The field is presently full; we'll be expanding this after I call in a few extra staff, so keep registering! You'll almost certainly get a spot.
by Snoopy
Sat May 23, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

So after thinking about this overnight, I want to make something more clear: this is not a job, I know this is not a job, and this is not something to make significant cash off of, since it was never intended to be. Normally, people would volunteer for something like this, but I wanted to give peopl...
by Snoopy
Fri May 22, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

Respectfully, Cody, where? I sure haven't seen it. If I can avoid paying out thousands of dollars to build a contact database, by all means, I'm open to it!
by Snoopy
Fri May 22, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

Fair enough; on second thought, yeah, that's pretty low.

Make it a quarter per contact.
by Snoopy
Fri May 22, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!

Hello, everyone! The LIQBA is now accepting applications for contact finders as we aim to build a comprehensive database of Quizbowl teams nationwide. If you want to help grow Quizbowl while earning a little extra cash, now is the time. No experience Necessary. You will be an independent contractor;...
by Snoopy
Wed May 20, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

This tournament is coming up, and we have a few spots left! Register soon!
by Snoopy
Wed May 13, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)

Field: Detroit Country Day (MI) (1) Shoreham-Wading River High School (LI) (2) Churchill Junior High School (NJ) (1) Charter School of Wilmington (DE) (1) Wakeland High School (TX) (2) Georgetown Day School (DC) (1) Commack High School (LI) (1) Newport High School (WA) (1) Saint Anthony's High Schoo...
by Snoopy
Wed May 13, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

The Midsummer Classic (HS Novice, Discord, June 20)

The Long Island Quiz Bowl Alliance is proud to announce the sixth and final (at least we think so; you never know with us) tournament of our 2020 Online Tournament Series: the official Discord mirror of RAMS II, also known as the Midsummer Classic! Details follow. DATE AND TIME: The Midsummer Classi...
by Snoopy
Tue May 12, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE ISLAND CUP [NOW ON DISCORD] (LI/NY/NJ/CT)
Replies: 16
Views: 7401

The Island Cup Champions

I am pleased to announce the final standings and winners of the very first Island Cup! They can be found at this link . Congratulations to Kellenberg A! They are the Greatest Quiz Bowl Team on Long Island as well as the Champions of the 2019-2020 Island Cup. We hope to see everyone again next year! ...
by Snoopy
Sat May 09, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)

This tournament was today! Wayzata took home the championship, defeating Scarsdale from the Hudson Valley for the title. They were followed by Kinkaid; Canada NB; Morgantown; Hewlett from right here on Long Island; Kellenberg also from Long Island; "Pierre Trudeau" from New York City; Naperville Nor...
by Snoopy
Wed May 06, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)

Field closes tomorrow morning! Last call!
by Snoopy
Mon May 04, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)

This tournament is on Saturday, and there's lots of spots to fill! Get those registrations in!
by Snoopy
Sun May 03, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

FIELD: Davis High School (CA) (2) The Harvey School (NY) (1) The Hotchkiss School (CT) (1) Bergen County Academies (NJ) (2) Marlboro High School (NJ) (1) Detroit Country Day (MI) (1) Bronx High School of Science (NY) (1) TAG Magnet (TX) (1) Horace Greeley High School (NY) (1) Belmont High School (MA...
by Snoopy
Sun May 03, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

The Scottie Online (Discord, May 31)

The Long Island Quizbowl Alliance is proud to announce Scottie online as a complement to the Island Cup May Online! Details follow. DATE AND TIME: Scottie Online will take place on May 31, 2020, from 10 AM EST to 4 or 5 PM. Online registration opens at 9:15 AM. All players and coaches should be logg...
by Snoopy
Fri May 01, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online [NEW UPDATES] (Scottie/BUTTERSCOT)

We're going to be splitting off the National division into a new tournament called the Scottie Online, scheduled for May 30. More details will be here as they become available.
by Snoopy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online [NEW UPDATES] (Scottie/BUTTERSCOT)

The tournament is two weeks away! We have a lot of spots and would love to have you! Get registrations in soon!
by Snoopy
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: James Blair Bowl Online
Replies: 9
Views: 2361

Re: James Blair Bowl Online

This tournament was today! TAG Magnet won the tournament with an 11-0 record, followed by Solon, Churchill JHS, Hotchkiss A, Arcadia, and Plano West. Thanks to all the teams who attended! We hope you enjoyed playing as much as we enjoyed hosting. Amitav Narayan from Churchill took the MVP award with...
by Snoopy
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: James Blair Bowl Online
Replies: 9
Views: 2361

Re: James Blair Bowl Online

We're thrilled to announce a field expansion to 30 teams due to extraordinary interest! Registration closes Thursday morning, so get them in soon!
by Snoopy
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: James Blair Bowl Online
Replies: 9
Views: 2361

Re: James Blair Bowl Online

Two spots left! If we get a lot of interest, we can expand to 30, so be sure to sign up!
by Snoopy
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

Thanks to everyone who played yesterday! It was an excellent event, the largest online Quizbowl tournament ever! Choate Lava Lizard came out on top after a hard-fought final, followed by Stanton, Plano West, and Wayzata. Here is a link to the stats. I want to give a special thanks to all my staffers...
by Snoopy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

Field is closed!
by Snoopy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

Yeah, not Friday, we have a lot of setup to do tomorrow :)
by Snoopy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR REGISTRATIONS!!! It's (probably) the largest online Quizbowl tournament ever.

We want you to play this tournament-- get 'em in!!!
by Snoopy
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

We still have a number of spots and are still accepting registrations until Friday, so get those in soon!
by Snoopy
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: The Island Cup Online (BUTTERSCOT)
Replies: 8
Views: 2223

Re: The Island Cup Online [NEW UPDATES] (Scottie/BUTTERSCOT)

In order to ensure an enjoyable experience for all teams, the field has been split into the National and Standard divisions! One will use the Scottie, and the other will use the BUTTERSCOT, an easier edition of the Scottie. Any questions should be directed to the email listed above. We hope to see y...
by Snoopy
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]

We've expanded the field cap to 30 teams!
by Snoopy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES]

We're almost at our field cap! Register soon!
by Snoopy
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '20-21
Replies: 14
Views: 2687

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '20-21

Curious: how many years in a row has Hunter been the undisputed #1 now? 6? 7?
by Snoopy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: James Blair Bowl Online
Replies: 9
Views: 2361

Re: James Blair Bowl Online

We're getting pretty close to our field cap, so get those registrations in soon!
by Snoopy
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Calendar of Online Events
Replies: 22
Views: 6193

Re: Calendar of Online Events

CPiGuy wrote: Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:50 pm Ontario Hybrid is April 11th; SUN Open is April 19th.

There also appears to be an open mirror of RAFT on the same day as the closed mirror.
Thanks, Conor! I believe that's everything for now.
by Snoopy
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: BHSAT Online
Replies: 10
Views: 2223

Re: BHSAT Online

Stats are posted! Thanks, everyone!
by Snoopy
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SCOP Novice Online [NEW FIELD EXPANSION]
Replies: 19
Views: 3132

Re: SCOP Novice Online [NEW ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES]

How will prelim seeding be determined? Additionally, how will playoffs work, and will there be a finals game? Seeding will be determined by previous performances, including MS performances; if none are available, we will do our best to be accurate, but of course, we are not infallible. We will dete...
by Snoopy
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: BHSAT Online
Replies: 10
Views: 2223

Re: BHSAT Online

BHSAT Online was today! TAG Magnet went 12-1 to win outright, Strake Jesuit came in second, and Detroit Country Day A took third. Hotchkiss came in fourth. Cooper Roh from Hotchkiss was the top individual, closely followed by Philip Terman, who won the neg prize with 36 negs. Thanks to everyone who ...