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by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 11185

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Alrighty then! Tis the penultimate Friday before ACF Fall @ Mac and I've got our (hopefully) final field update. McMaster x1 UWO x1 Alberta x1 Waterloo x1 Toronto x1 Buffalo x2 Guelph x2 Queen's x2 Ottawa x2 Michigan State x2 Which gives us 15 teams. We have room for 1 more team , if anyone is inter...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 11185

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Ok, so first I'd like to say that tomorrow is Friday, Oct. 28, exactly 8 days before the tournament. So any packets that would be sent in should be sent in, kapiche? Secondly, it's looking like the field is pretty full, but Michigan State can bring 1-2 teams, it's no biggie. Thirdly, the base fee is...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5659

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

As of right now, it looks like I'm flying solo, so I can either join a team or be a solo team to even out the numbers.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitation Tournament (12/3/11) at Maryland
Replies: 33
Views: 8360

Re: Terrapin Invitation Tournament (12/3/11) at Maryland

McMaster is sending a contingent, most likely consisting of me accompanied by some novices. And if it matters at all, I'm ok with either Dec. 3 or 10, and preferrably not the Sunday, given the extreme distances we'll be travelling, and things such as work and school happening on the Monday.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 11185

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Alright, so we have rooms booked. 8 rooms worth, on the 2nd floor of the MUSC (McMaster University Student Centre), where MOO was held last weekend, and where many tournaments have been held in the past. Because we have 8 rooms, I am putting a cap on teams at 16; we so far potentially have 12. So if...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 11185

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Well...it's been awhile since there's been heated discussion on this forum pertaining to a Canadian site (VETO 2008 much?)...regardless, here's the field as of now: Alberta x1 Guelph x1 Western x1 Queens x1 McMaster x1-2 Michigan x1-2 Buffalo x2-3 I have yet to hear from either Toronto, RIT, Waterlo...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MOO Mirror at McMaster - October 15th, 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5179

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MOO Mirror at McMaster - October 15th, 2011

I'm attending, and will likely require some teammates.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 11185

ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Hey all...so I know this is late coming. It's a long story, involving a lot of illness and shenanigans, but at last I am happy to announce that McMaster is hosting ACF Fall on Nov. 5 , and it will most likely be in MDCL, main floor (like the past 10 or so tournaments have been). This year, Ontario s...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at UWO (October 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 3569

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at UWO (October 1st)

Yo, McMaster will be sending at least 2 teams, no more than 3.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: BARGE at Maryland (1/14/12)
Replies: 107
Views: 57261

Re: BARGE at Maryland (12/03/11)

Melikes the idea of this...I would think that some school up here in Canada might want to mirror, but I wouldn't actually mind coming down with a team from McMaster if it's feasible for us.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Global Announcement (November 5, 2011)
Replies: 9
Views: 7447

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Global Announcement (November 5, 2011)

Hey all...McMaster is interested in hosting for a Canada site. We'd also of course be willing to accept any proximal US teams!
by Senator_Jay
Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2011: Logistics
Replies: 35
Views: 9106

Re: ACF Nationals 2011: Logistics

I'd just like to extend a well-deserved thanks to all the staff of this tournament, and to Jerry for running a fairly tight ship; despite the difficulty, this was a well-run and enjoyable tournament! If I get the chance to continue playing in 2011-12, I'll definitely try to make it out again next ye...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: Minnesota Open Mirror at Maryland (11/21/10)
Replies: 69
Views: 10590

Re: DATE CHANGE: Minnesota Open Mirror at Maryland (11/21/10)

I'm pretty sure Jordan has already submitted an entry on the spreadsheet...but for what it's worth, for those of use coming down from the Great White North, Sat. evening side events are preferrable, and I for one would very much like to play at least 2 or 3 of those. We'll be coming down on the Sat....
by Senator_Jay
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010
Replies: 34
Views: 12104

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Univ. of Toronto

I'd definitely rather play EFT than some random TRASH tournament. But that's just because I suck at TRASH. However, I would be down for either tournament, but I think EFT's a better investment in the long-run, as prep for ACF Fall and others, as has been mentioned.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2011 NAQT SCT
Replies: 69
Views: 15848

Re: 2011 NAQT SCT

I'm also intrigued by these apparently random site choices, and how it seems that the ACUI region system kinda forces exceptions to be made. For example, although most of the Canadian teams are in Region 7, I feel as though it's way easier for us to get to Ottawa (Region 2) than it is to go all the ...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 NAQT ICT in Chicago
Replies: 37
Views: 9077

Re: 2010 NAQT ICT in Chicago

I'd just like to post a "Good luck everyone" sorta message for all those attending ICT this weekend! Hopefully the weather's nice for all of us travelling to the Windy City, and everyone arrives safe and sound for a fun weekend.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Hey all, I'd like to give a big round of applause to all those teams who came out to McMaster on Saturday to help make the 2010 SCT a huge success! Of course, there were some small snags here and there, but all in all I feel that the day went smoothly considering the size and variety of the field. I...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Thank you all for coming out to McMaster today and making this a great SCT! I'm quite happy with how things went today, and I'm glad to see that teams enjoyed themselves and got home all right (as far as we know...). Also, congrats to UofT, Michigan, and UofO for qualifying for ICT!
by Senator_Jay
Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Hey all...so tomorrow is SCT! At final check, we have 11 DI teams, and 11 DII teams; this includes 5 DI Undergrad elegible teams. That being said, once everyone arrives tomorrow (between 8:30 and 9:00!), and after we play a bunch of games starting from 9:30, if needed there can be an advantaged fina...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

As for DI Undergrad teams, I'm not entirely sure...but I'm thinking there'll be at least 2-4 eligible DI Undergrad teams. As for structure of the tournament, given that there are 11 teams in each division, it will be a full round-robin for both. Given the approx. 30min. per game and movement to the ...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Ok, so I'm not accepting anymore registrations (except the one in progress from Rochester)...as of today, there are 11 DI teams, and 11 DII teams; a fairly decent field for both sides. As for Sat. morning, I'd like teams to attempt to arrive for 8:30 to check-in, as I'm hoping to start by 9:30 at th...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

I'm going to tentatively say, aim for 8:30. That gives teams some room. I'd like to start by 9:30 at the latest.
by Senator_Jay
Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

That's no problem with me Aaron. Also, just a reminder that I will not be accepting team registrations made past 12:30pm EST today, so if you wanted in on this SCT and haven't registered through NAQT yet, you'd best be hurrying! I'll send out the field list by the end of today.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Yeah, unfortunately Hamilton is too far from the border to accept US money at the vast majority of establishments. If we were in, say, Niagara Falls, then US money is often accepted. But up at this end of the lake your only choice I believe is to convert some before you come. To help with estimates,...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

We are currently good on staff...this is of course dependent upon people not dying, or falling ill, or bailing at the last minute. Given the current number of teams registered and therefore the number of rooms we'll be running, at the moment we have more than the required amount. But even if there's...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Ok, here's another update. A bunch of teams registered over the past few days, I'm only really waiting for official registrations from Wayne State, McGill, and YSU (my most recent message is a cancellation via NAQT). So below is an updated list: DI: Ottawa A, Guelph A, Western, RIT, McMaster A, Mich...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Sounds good, we only have room for 26 teams maximum anyways, so that works out well. As for parking, yes, it's unfortunately $5 flat rate for the day in the lots...I'll see if I can swing a deal, but it's unlikely. But we'll see.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jan 25, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Ok all, so it's time for another field update; SCT is just 2 weeks away, and the deadline to register on NAQT is Jan. 31. I shall consider any teams not registered by 12pm on Jan. 31 to be not coming (for logistical purposes), so those of you who haven't committed yet should do so! That being said, ...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Oh yes, the "Optional Experience Enhancing Fee" is basically just that, an optional fee. If teams wish to donate $10 towards the running of the tournament (in otherwords, cancel a buzzer discount or something) to help cover refreshments, prizes, and also we're hoping to provide our staffers with at ...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Ok, so another update now...I'd just like to remind everyone that registration this year is to be done through NAQT's new online registration system, at least officially; you should all still continue emailing/posting me updates though. That being said, the only team officially registered right now ...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)
Replies: 16
Views: 2802

Re: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)

Hey, we'll have at least 2-4 teams coming out to this. Thanks for hosting!
by Senator_Jay
Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Central Canada (2/20) - University of Guelph
Replies: 12
Views: 2378

Re: ACF Regionals Central Canada (2/20) - University of Guelph

Heyo, McMaster will be sending at least one team (we've submitted one pack to ACF already), and are trying to put together one more if possible.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Well here's an early update...I forgot to mention earlier that we'll only be competing on the Saturday, thus giving the long-distance teams enough time to settle in on Friday night, and have Sat. night for whatever else. As for discounts, we'll have the $40 New Team, $20 Multiple Team, $10 Staffer, ...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10190

NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Hey all, so I apologize for the late post on here, but as many of you know from the NAQT website (or may have heard from me at tournaments), McMaster University in Hamilton, ON is hosting the NAQT SCT for Canada, 2010. I've received word from some teams so far who plan on attending, but the field is...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Thanks again to everyone who came out and helped, I'm glad everyone had a good time. Also, many thanks to Andy for his help with the statkeeping, as well as offering his website to offer stats for the tournament!
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Ok, well no worries then. Yes, Ben, I remember receiving that; hopefully I still have it saved somewhere. I have no problem with us having any format of tournament, so long as it works. But yeah, 10 or 11 teams is what to expect, so I'll do up schedules for both just in case.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Ok, so, Thurs. night has arrived. Right now, we've got 2 McMaster teams, I'll assume 2 from Guelph, 3 from Waterloo, 1 from Michigan, 1 from Western, and 1 from UofT. That puts us at 10, which we can bump up to 12 if need be, I'm sure. Anyways, we'll be meeting on the 2nd floor of the student centre...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Brendan, you can come moderate; and Michigan, if you're coming, then yes, a buzzer would be helpful. We have 3 sets of our own, but only one is working 100%. Also, this is the call for a final confirmation: I'd like final numbers by Thurs., Oct. 29 , and as of right now, we've got 10-13 teams semi-c...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

No, if you would not be submitting a pack anyways (ie, you're a new club) then the restriction wouldn't apply.
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Ok, so, the packet requirement for this site has been waived. However, 2 things: you may still submit a packet by Oct. 24 in order to receive a $25 discount, but, if you are just entering the tournament because of the non-packet submission and NOT because of Mac's proximity to your school, than you ...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Well, here's a slight update...we've got interest from Guelph, Waterloo, Toronto, Western, YSU, and McMaster so far. I think we'll end up having about 10ish teams, which isn't bad. I'm still waiting to hear back from Gautam about packets and fees and stuff; I would suggest at this point that if you ...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5857

ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Hooray! After a couple months of uncertainty all over the place, I can finally say with confidence that McMaster University will be hosting ACF Fall for Ontario, on October 31, 2009 . I'm sorry for any confusion, but things are getting sorted out at the moment, and I've gotten the go-ahead to have ...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jun 05, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR
Replies: 80
Views: 10193

Re: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR

Well Chris, I agree with you for the most part. Being technologically impaired, I'd like to limit the multimedia to preferably black-and-white photos or similarly simple paraphenalia, including use of the white board if necessary (we have white boards available!). As for themes; theme packets can be...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR
Replies: 80
Views: 10193

Re: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR

It would be cool if they were top secret, cause then I could probably make money off of selling the rules. Top secrets aside, I've only used this site once in the past, and don't often forumicize, so please forgive my lack of expertise. Here's the question-writing rules, as laid out by Peter McCorqu...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR
Replies: 80
Views: 10193

Re: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR

Wow, that's a lot of posts already, mostly about Jerry Vinokurov though. Well, we're capping at 14 teams, and it's entry through pack-submission; if anyone wants to write a freelance pack, by all means, but each of the attending teams should be writing their own 1 or 2 packets. As for content, there...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Jun 03, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR
Replies: 80
Views: 10193

Re: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR

It'll be July 18, a Saturday. I believe the pack submission deadline is July 2nd? But packets are to be edited by other teams, so if you're planning on entering, write a pack and find a team willing to swap with yours.
by Senator_Jay
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR
Replies: 80
Views: 10193

VETO 2009 SW ONTARIO MIRROR

Hey everyone! Sorry for the long wait, I've been busy working 7 days a week and being sick the past few. However, McMaster will be hosting a VETO mirror for SW Ontario, and we're going to put the cap at about 14 teams (we have just enough rooms for that). I'm still awaiting room-bookedness confirmat...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: McMaster will be hosting ACF Fall Ontario
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

ANNOUNCEMENT: McMaster will be hosting ACF Fall Ontario

Sorry this is so late coming everyone, but we've been going through various things in the last couple weeks and have been making decisions accordingly, but McMaster will be hosting the ACF Fall Regional for Eastern Canada on Nov. 8, 2008. We're still in the process of planning things and getting it ...