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by Snoopy
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Announcements from the AQBL: Late September
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Announcements from the AQBL: Late September

(xpost from Misc) The AQBL has five announcements. 1) We had put out a survey after our September tournament. We were very happy to hear that the overwhelming majority of teams enjoyed the event and the set. There was one negative constant, however: over 90% of respondents felt the events were too l...
by Snoopy
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Announcements from the AQBL: Late September
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Announcements from the AQBL: Late September

The AQBL has five announcements. 1) We had put out a survey after our September tournament. We were very happy to hear that the overwhelming majority of teams enjoyed the event and the set. There was one negative constant, however: over 90% of respondents felt the events were too long and were extre...
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Tournament @ the South/Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Re: AQBL September Tournament @ the South/Texas

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Tournament @ The Northeast (9/12/20)
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: AQBL September Tournament @ The Northeast (9/12/20)

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Tournament @ Plains (9/12/20)
Replies: 3
Views: 643

Re: AQBL September Tournament @ Plains (9/12/20)

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Event @ Southeast
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: AQBL September Event @ Southeast

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Event @ Mid-Atlantic
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: AQBL September Event @ Mid-Atlantic

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Event @West
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: AQBL September Event @West

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Event @ PNW
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Re: AQBL September Event @ PNW

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: AQBL September Event @ Midwest
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: AQBL September Event @ Midwest

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Announcements from the AQBL
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Re: Announcements from the AQBL

We just sent out the logistics email to the 87 teams that we have signed up for our September tournament. if you think you were signed up but didn't recieve it, please contact us at [email protected] immediately.
by Snoopy
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL
Replies: 5
Views: 1114

Re: Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL

If that is the case, I'd either rewrite and correct errors in-house (or pay a head editor to do it) or relet the bid.
by Snoopy
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: To the guy who tried to DDOS us today
Replies: 0
Views: 836

To the guy who tried to DDOS us today

It didn't work; aqbleague.com was down for less than 2 minutes. Nice try kid.
by Snoopy
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL
Replies: 5
Views: 1114

Re: Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL

Sure. While we don't have a style guide per se beyond strict character limits for new sets, we have a general idea of what we want sets to play like and what the feel of the questions should be, and we'll control for that. We expect the sets to be of very high quality, as outlined in the OP, and par...
by Snoopy
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL
Replies: 5
Views: 1114

Call for Question Set Bids: AQBL

The American Quizbowl League is seeking bids and proposals for question sets for our online tournaments in the 2020-21 season. Specifically, we are looking for: 1) A tossup and bonus novice set, at least 12 packets, due in March 2) A tossup and bonus regs set, at least 12 packets, due in February 3)...
by Snoopy
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Announcements from the AQBL
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Announcements from the AQBL

(Crosspost from Misc) The American Quizbowl League has a number of announcements. 1) We have decided to make our September event Tossup/Bonus as normal, with no reduction in rounds or price increase. We are looking into making our other events tossup/bonus as well, though it is still too early to gi...
by Snoopy
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Announcements from the AQBL
Replies: 0
Views: 748

Announcements from the AQBL

The American Quizbowl League has a number of announcements. 1) We have decided to make our September event Tossup/Bonus as normal, with no reduction in rounds or price increase. We are looking into making our other events tossup/bonus as well, though it is still too early to give a definitive answer...
by Snoopy
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN QUIZBOWL LEAGUE
Replies: 23
Views: 5387

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: 5387

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: 5387

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: 5387

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: 14
Views: 2356

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: 14
Views: 2356

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: 14
Views: 2356

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: 1167

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 Quizbowl
Topic: More LIQBA Jobs (And we pay you!)
Replies: 0
Views: 888

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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: 1795

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: 1795

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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: 2510

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: 2510

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: 2510

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: 2510

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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 Quizbowl
Topic: Join the LIQBA as a Contact Finder!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

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: 2510

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: 1795

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: 1795

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: 7686

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: 2392

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: 2392

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: 2392

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: 2510

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: 2510

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: 2392

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: 2392

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!