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by TheDoctor
Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

This year's Middle School set is now available for download from our website, and will shortly be uploaded to the tournament database. Thank you to everyone who mirrored, played, or wrote this year's set!
by TheDoctor
Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: On Introducing Good Quizbowl
Replies: 10
Views: 5274

Re: On Introducing Good Quizbowl

SCOP MS will definitely be available from January 2016. As our associated Novice set is already approaching 40% complete, however, we may be able to offer it earlier in the year if necessary. We do offer discounts to account for various circumstances (up to $5 off/team, which would take your mirror ...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: On Introducing Good Quizbowl
Replies: 10
Views: 5274

Re: On Introducing Good Quizbowl

while the top teams acquitted themselves very well on the SCOP set, the majority of teams struggled. Just a note that this year's MS set isn't representative of what the set will look like going forward; this year was, as stated in the mirroring post, an experiment to get a feel for how different f...
by TheDoctor
Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

We've added another Missouri mirror!
by TheDoctor
Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announcement
Replies: 32
Views: 21321

Re: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announceme

Please host @ Rutgers! We'd certainly like to, but we're still awaiting confirmation from Rob on whether it's okay for us to host. Northern Illinois is in the same boat. Any word on whether this (or any other Great Lakes/online mirror) is happening? Rob got back to us yesterday, and NIU's site has ...
by TheDoctor
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

A tentative April mirror of the Novice set has arisen, so posting will be held off through at least part of April.
by TheDoctor
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

A tentative April mirror has arisen, so posting will be held off through at least part of April.
by TheDoctor
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announcement
Replies: 32
Views: 21321

Re: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2015 Announceme

Dead Parrot wrote:
Coldblueberry wrote:Please host @ Rutgers!
We'd certainly like to, but we're still awaiting confirmation from Rob on whether it's okay for us to host.
Northern Illinois is in the same boat.
by TheDoctor
Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

Our last mirror will be held on 21 March, after which I will have the set posted at the tournament database. This is the last call for mirrors prior to that happening.
by TheDoctor
Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Our last mirror (an MS mirror) will be held on 21 March, after which I will have the set posted at the tournament database. This is the last call for mirrors prior to that happening.
by TheDoctor
Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: NAQT licensing policy and packet-trading amnesty
Replies: 10
Views: 5779

Re: NAQT licensing policy and packet-trading amnesty

I absolutely agree with this, especially since I have my doubts as to whether this will even manage to accomplish what it sets out to do. I could easily see this move, as presented, fostering insular social groups united in a refusal to report each other, rather than the friendly, open dialogue NAQT...
by TheDoctor
Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 All-Sectional Nominations Open
Replies: 0
Views: 1430

2015 All-Sectional Nominations Open

Nominations for All-Sectional are now being accepted at this form for the 2014-2015 season. The nomination period will end on February 9th, 2015. Voting will begin shortly thereafter on February 11th, 2015. You cannot save your progress when filling out the nomination form. Before you begin, you sho...
by TheDoctor
Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

Re: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois

Stats are posted. Congratulations to champions Chicago A, who cleared the field, and to runners-up WUSTL. Congratulations also to Undergraduate champions and runners-up Illinois A and Chicago B, and to Division II champions and runners-up Illinois B and Chicago C. Thank you to John Brown, Brad Fisc...
by TheDoctor
Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

Re: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015

TheDoctor wrote:Galena
You're clearly mistaken and I have no idea what you're talking about.

(Also thank you; I wrote this directly after dealing with a Galesburg-related issue, and the name must have been in my mind)
by TheDoctor
Sun Jan 18, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

Re: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015

Thank you to everyone for coming out to Winnebago's tournament yesterday! Congratulations to Keith Country Day School, who won a very exciting final match against second-place Byron, and to third- and fourth-place teams Dwight A and Galena! Thank you to our excellent staffers: Alec Krueger, Michael ...
by TheDoctor
Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

Earlier this week, the set was sent to our first MS tournament.
by TheDoctor
Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

Re: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015

Current Field
Byron
Dwight (2)
Galena
Keith Country Day (Rockford)
Mendota
Oregon
Winnebago
by TheDoctor
Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

Winnebago Invitational 1/17/2015

Winnebago High School will host our annual Winnebago Invitational tournament on 17 January. The tournament will be run on BISB and is open only to teams that are not on the IHSSBCA's Turnabout Blacklist . Entry fees will be $60/team (not per school), with the following discounts: -$10 for the second...
by TheDoctor
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSSBCA Stat Files
Replies: 2
Views: 1542

Re: IHSSBCA Stat Files

Moving the stats is extremely time consuming, so not all stats prior to 2013-2014 have yet been moved. Some tournaments' stats were not moved for technical or other reasons.
by TheDoctor
Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Now linked in our mirror list, as well!
by TheDoctor
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

Re: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois

The registration form has been posted, and the original post has been updated to reflect this.
by TheDoctor
Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

We have added mirrors in Ohio and Virginia!
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open tournaments and team-building
Replies: 38
Views: 17302

Re: Open tournaments and team-building

Northern Illinois has 8,000 fewer students than UIC and is apparently lower ranked than UIC in whatever meaningless college rankings you're basing your perceptions of your school on, but NIU has a team and has for several years now. I'd just like to chime in and say that we founded NIU's club with ...
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

crbirdx wrote:We'd like to use the SCOP set for our county tournament-The Inaugural DelCo League Tournament. We'd like to mirror it 1.10.15
Awesome! Please drop me an email at [email protected] so we can talk further.
by TheDoctor
Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

ACF Regionals: Great Lakes at Northern Illinois

NIU will be hosting ACF Regionals on 24 January. We have been given permission to host a high school division should there be enough interest for it; in compliance with IHSA rules, we will not allow Illinois high schools to compete in this tournament unless there is a dedicated high school division....
by TheDoctor
Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

[*]The California Cup tournament scheduled for today is, apparently, using SCOP Novice for its JV division instead of FKT. Yup. [*]The tournament at Kaneland High School scheduled for today, according to its entry on the Quizbowl Resource Database, using NAQT-141A instead of FKT. There isn't a foru...
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We've had a last-minute addition (University of Washington) and a cancellation (North Kansas City) for this weekend.
by TheDoctor
Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call at Northwestern (10/25/14) (Field Closed)
Replies: 7
Views: 3991

Re: Wake-Up Call at Northwestern (10/25/14) (Field Closed)

Stats for this tournament are posted to the tournament database. Thank you to Dylan and the Northwestern team for hosting a fun tournament!
by TheDoctor
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

Thank you for updating us, Tom. Could you by any chance see your way clear to updating this thread's original post as well, to reflect the current writers, projected completion date, and mirrors? Thanks!
by TheDoctor
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

Do you have any idea as to who is actually writing the set, then? It seems like the original post is probably misleading on that front, since you're listed as head editor.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

How many originally-scheduled mirrors of this tournament have now had to be cancelled, rescheduled, or forced to use another set due to the lack of completion of this set? All scheduled FKT tournaments to date have used other sets. SCOP was used for Jackson-Milton and Chillicothe; the others used a...
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

TheDoctor wrote:I heard today that the set is scheduled for completion this week. Hooray! :)
Unfortunately, this didn't work out. Is the set going to be ready for 1 November mirrors?
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 19, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

SCOP was used for a second FKT mirror yesterday. Stats coming back from tournaments in Illinois and Ohio are looking good, and several of those have been posted to the tournament database.
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficulty)
Replies: 32
Views: 14743

Re: FKT 2014 Seeking Mirrors (easy side of regular difficult

I heard today that the set is scheduled for completion this week. Hooray! :)
by TheDoctor
Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Because FKT is not yet finished, we will be providing an early copy of SCOP to one of the Ohio Fall Kickoff sites this weekend.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5580

Re: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014

What's up with Carbondale's (oddly distributed) forfeits?
by TheDoctor
Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSSBCA Stat Files
Replies: 2
Views: 1542

IHSSBCA Stat Files

The IHSSBCA is uploading our SQBS stat files to the tournament database now. If you would like to have the stat files from your tournaments to post to your own DB accounts (instead of the IHSSBCA's account), please email me at strey.k.[email protected].com or Mike Wong at [email protected].com to request your...
by TheDoctor
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

This set has been cleared for mirroring in Illinois! The original post has been changed to reflect this.
by TheDoctor
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Randy, I have sent you an email at the indicated address. Thank you for your interest in SCOP!
by TheDoctor
Sat Aug 16, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

And another returning mirror in Missouri!
by TheDoctor
Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We have a returning mirror at Hoover in Alabama set for November!
by TheDoctor
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Children's and YA literature in NAQT packets
Replies: 13
Views: 6116

Re: Children's and YA literature in NAQT packets

kmattix wrote: YA lit is acceptable in maybe SCOP or IS-A sets at best
SCOP's novice set has never had a YA distribution. We're including a small amount in our MS set this year, but in general, we don't think it's necessary for high school packets at any level.
by TheDoctor
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

We've added another January Missouri mirror!
by TheDoctor
Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

We've recently added mirrors in Delaware, Southern California, and Kentucky!
by TheDoctor
Mon May 19, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mississippi 2013-14
Replies: 20
Views: 4346

Re: Mississippi 2013-14

This year, SCOP is also offering a dedicated middle school set at a lower rate per team if you're interested. We'd love to see both sets mirrored in Mississippi if there's interest.
by TheDoctor
Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 6908

Re: ATROPHY V @ Northern Illinois University: April 26, 2014

The tournament went off beautifully, thanks to the great teams who attended and to our amazing staffers: Ben Dillon, Tom Egan, Brad Fischer, Linda Greene, Alec Krueger, Matt Laird, Mike Laudermith, Victoria Likeum, Danielle Long, Dylan Minarik, Greg Peterson, Elissa Pape, David Reinstein, and Franz ...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)
Replies: 18
Views: 16221

Re: SCOP Novice 5 (October 2014-April 2015)

Scheduled Mirrors FKT at Jackson-Milton, OH, 11 Oct 2014 FKT at Chillicothe, OH, 18 Oct 2014 Cloverleaf HS, OH, 18 Oct 2014 IHSSBCA Novice (multiple sites) , IL, 18 Oct 2014 Lisgar Collegiate Institute , ON, CA, 25 Oct 2014 Virginia Tech, VA, 25 Oct 2014 Berkeley , CA, 1 Nov 2014 Detroit Catholic C...
by TheDoctor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)
Replies: 10
Views: 7281

Re: SCOP MS 5 (January-April 2015)

Scheduled Mirrors
[prospective]IL: Springfield area

Tuscumbia HS, MO, 17 Jan 2015
Calvary Lutheran HS, MO, 24 Jan 2015

Barrington Station MS, IL, 14 Mar 2015
Olentangy Hyatts MS, OH, 14 Mar 2015
Gadsden MS, AL, 21 Mar 2015
Longfellow MS, VA, 21 Mar 2015 (rescheduled from February)