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by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26190

Re: Tennessee 12-13

Update -- I received an email from a teacher at Pope John Paul II High School a little over a week ago expressing interest in the Tennessee tournament. As we had not secured a host yet, I asked if he might be interested in hosting. That was 8 days ago; I've sent a follow-up email and will call next ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2012-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 14411

Re: Alabama 2012-2013

Last I heard from Claudette, she was presenting four dates to the board to choose from...

Nov 3
Dec 15
Jan 5
Feb 16

The next board meeting is September 20.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 42226

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

jonathanmarx wrote:NHBB's website says that the Maryland History Bowl/Bee (played on C set last year) will be November 10th: http://hs.historybee.com/regionalsite/m ... more-area/

If you could add that, that'd be great.
I sent Joe a PM asking him to do that.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 69484

Re: Illinois '12-'13

NHBB tournaments in Illinois this year are as follows... Central Illinois will again be at Centennial (Champaign), but the date has changed to February 9. Illinois State is March 23 at Fenton. Both of these have been added to the calendar that David Riley is keeping, as far as I'm aware. Northern Il...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Non-DC Metro Virginia 2012-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3428

Re: Non-DC Metro Virginia 2012-2013

NHBB will hold a tournament at Blacksburg HS on October 20; David will be directing that one himself.

Monticello will host the VA state tournament, but we are still working on a date.

An eastern Virginia tournament is being pursued as well; details will come later.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

Congratulations to Collin, Tom, Sameen, and Evan of the Wembley Wambachs for winning tonight's final 305-275 over Sam, Shreyas, Alex, and Ian. Wembley enters the Champions League (fittingly enough) in May.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

The majority of responses I've heard for the final are for having it on Wednesday, so that's what's happening. In any of the finalists see this post, what is your preference for a time? 8 pm or 9?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

Finalists, please let me know your preference of playing the final Tuesday or Wednesday night. Thanks!
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 NOVICE -- Official Sign Up Post for September
Replies: 37
Views: 6438

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 NOVICE -- Official Sign Up Post for September

Rokr909, I need your signature to add your name to the list. Thanks!
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 NOVICE -- Official Sign Up Post for September
Replies: 37
Views: 6438

OSPL 2012-2013 NOVICE -- Official Sign Up Post for September

This is the sign-up sheet for the first Novice round of the Online Skype Practice League (i.e. OSPL) for the 2012-2013 school year. The second Expert season will begin in October. OSPL September will run for 4 weeks beginning on either Tuesday or Wednesday, September 11-12. There are four time slots...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California Date Claim 2012-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8469

Re: Southern California Date Claim 2012-2013

We've changed the University C Set event to 12/15. Thanks!
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

OSPL this week is on Wednesday again.

Solo v Morgan - 8 PM
Lloyd v Wambach - 9 PM.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

Those of you who are playing tomorrow, please add Kara Vo on skype. If you need her skype name to add her, message me here or on facebook or email me (greg at historybowl dot com).
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

OSPL August (Expert) Matchnight 1 will be Wednesday, August 15. 8 PM: Lloyd v Solo 9 PM: Wambach v Morgan I will do my best to be available to read both matches, but Kara is on standby in case I don't get to my hotel in time. I'll be flying to Tampa Wednesday and introducing approximately 300 Pinell...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2012-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 14411

Re: Alabama 2012-2013

On the NHBB front, I've not heard back from Claudette - our contact at Arab HS - but once I do, I'll post the date of the tournament.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2012-13
Replies: 66
Views: 22010

Re: Kentucky 2012-13

In addition to our tournaments already listed on the calendar, Madeira High School near Cincinnati will be hosting a C set NHBB event on December 15. That school is also hosting a mirror of Ohio's Fall Kickoff Tournament on October 6. The October tournament is, to my knowledge, the first tossup-bonu...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15615

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

I received word last night from my contact at East Chapel Hill that he would happy to host NHBB at his school again. We will work towards a date that won't conflict with NCASA events, and hope to have a finalized date sometime soon.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee 12-13
Replies: 51
Views: 26190

Re: Tennessee 12-13

I'm working towards finalizing our NHBB Tennessee tournament site and date; Donelson Christian Academy will not be the host this year.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 12-13
Replies: 13
Views: 4445

Re: Georgia 12-13

As mentioned in the calendar, NHBB Eastern Georgia will be held on October 27 at Cedar Shoals HS. January 26, 2013 will be the date for NHBB Georgia State. The site will be Ola MIDDLE School instead of the high school (I believe the buildings are adjacent). A new tournament, NHBB Southern Georgia, i...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: West Virginia 2012-2013 / Discussion about WV
Replies: 12
Views: 2878

Re: West Virginia 2012-2013 / Discussion about WV

Parkersburg will host NHBB West Virginia on February 16.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2012-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 10849

Re: Michigan 2012-2013

I would still prefer to run NHBB's Michigan tournament at DCC; I hope to have an update on that as soon as the school year begins.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Indiana 2012-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 6191

Re: Indiana 2012-2013

As mentioned in the calendar already, NHBB Indiana will be at Culver on February 9.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What's the matter with Kansas?
Replies: 65
Views: 37240

Re: What's the matter with Kansas?

This year's Kansas History Bowl will be February 23 at Chanute, and I hope I'll have the chance to go to another tournament and run sample questions for the pyramidally-starved scholars of the Sunflower State again.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Hawaii Quiz Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 4467

Re: Hawaii Quiz Bowl

The next Hawai'ian History Bowl will be on February 9.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California Date Claim 2012-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8469

Re: Southern California Date Claim 2012-2013

I've spoken with the advisor at Whitney, and February 9 is the date we've agreed on for that tournament on our B set. The C Set tournament is scheduled for October 27 at University.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Northern California Date Claim 2012-13
Replies: 3
Views: 1353

Re: Northern California Date Claim 2012-13

As indicated on the calendar, March 2 will be NHBB's Northern California spring tournament at San Leandro. I'm still in talks with Saratoga about the fall event.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

Collegiate. I'll review sets over the weekend.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

Re: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

Would the players in the League please email me (greg at historybowl dot com) to let me know their availability for next Tuesday and/or Wednesday, keeping in mind the games will run at either 8 or 9 PM Eastern? I can definitely read Tuesday night for you; I may need to delegate someone else to read ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August
Replies: 36
Views: 6534

OSPL 2012-2013 EXPERT - Official Sign Up Post for August

This is the sign-up sheet for the first round of the Online Skype Practice League (i.e. OSPL) for the 2012-2013 school year. This season is at the Expert level; the first Novice season will begin after Labor Day. OSPL August will run for 4 weeks beginning on either Tuesday or Wednesday, August 14-15...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012-2013 Online Skype Practice League General Announcement
Replies: 20
Views: 4982

2012-2013 Online Skype Practice League General Announcement

The National History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce Year 2 of the Online Skype Practice League! I will be directing OSPL throughout this year, and throughout the year, we will be offering two levels of OSPL: Novice and Expert. Novice leagues will play in odd numbered months while Expert leagues...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

The final took a while, but it was worth the wait. Game 1: Paris 255 OT 235 Adamstown Paris were leading 240-205 going into tu 20; a neg opened the door for Adamstown, but they couldn't get the last part of the bonus, meaning extra tossups were needed for the first time in the competition. Paris got...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Round 5 is complete. Paris 235-40 Frankfurt Adamstown 280-165 Caracas Whitehorse 155-55 Belgrade The standings are as follows with some games left to be rescheduled... Adamstown 4-0 Paris 2-1 Caracas 3-2 Whitehorse 2-2 Belgrade 1-2 Frankfurt 0-5 Paris needs to makeup against Belgrade and Whitehorse....
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Round 4 is mostly done.

Caracas 185-180 Whitehorse, getting the last tossup and 10 on the bonus to win
Adamstown 335-70 Frankfurt

Paris v Belgrade to be rescheduled, probably Friday. Still need to hear back from teams who need to reschedule their Round 3 games...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Matchnight 3 lacked in quantity but made up in quality.

Caracas 175-170 Frankfurt: Tom, playing solo, came back from 145-50 down with 4 straight tossups (16 through 19) to lead 170-135 going to the last. Caracas got the tossup and swept the bonus to win.

The other matches will be rescheduled.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

The second round of matches is done.

Adamstown 340-65 Whitehorse
Paris 250-220 Caracas
Belgrade 135-115 Frankfurt
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Caracas 325-0 Belgrade. Stats soon. Sorry for the delay.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 41537

Re: 2012 HSNCT discussion

I'm sure the sheets are on their way; I didn't have enough room to take them back in my luggage from Atlanta.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu May 31, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Round 1 Scores

Belgrade P-P Caracas (Monday, 8 PM Eastern)
Adamstown 410-155 Paris
Whitehorse 185-105 Frankfurt

Stats are being compiled; I'm training someone new in the arts of SQBS. They'll be up tomorrow.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed May 30, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

An email has just gone out to all participating players -- can we begin tomorrow?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu May 24, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

Let's try for next week, then. How does Wednesday and Thursday look? As far as times, let's look for the usual 8/8:45/9:30 set.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed May 23, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League
Replies: 24
Views: 8493

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Champions League

I apologize for the delay in getting this organized. If you haven't before, please add me as a contact on skype (greg.bossick). The order of play for the CL is as follows: Round 1: Belgrade v Caracas, Adamstown v Paris, Whitehorse v Frankfurt Round 2: Adamstown v Whitehorse, Paris v Caracas, Belgrad...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NHBB Saturday Morning Groups
Replies: 7
Views: 2296

NHBB Saturday Morning Groups

NHBB Morning Groups for Varsity and JV (middle school is playing single round robin)
http://www.historybowl.com/2012-nationa ... -schedule/

Individual schedules with order of play and exact room numbers are being emailed to teams and will be distributed at check-in.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6
Replies: 47
Views: 12950

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6

Apologies for the delay in getting this up on the database; it's there now.

Lisbon 260-225 Dublin
Paris 380-195 Kiev
Sofia 340-175 Bucharest
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6
Replies: 47
Views: 12950

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6

Week 2 just ended. Scores...

Bucharest 405-90 Kiev
Lisbon 305-190 Sofia
Paris 405-125 Dublin

Stats will be up shortly.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6
Replies: 47
Views: 12950

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6

Week 1 is in the books. Stats will be up shortly.

Lisbon 275-245 Bucharest
Kiev 340-120 Dublin
Paris 385-190 Sofia
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Art of the Cold Call: Contacting High School Teams
Replies: 15
Views: 3517

Re: The Art of the Cold Call: Contacting High School Teams

Ashtabula County is closer. Lakeside _used_ to do northeast Ohio events. Saints John and Paul have come to a tournament or two. Plus, there's Erie to consider. Is there anything there?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5
Replies: 54
Views: 11340

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5

Finals results Leipzig 355-215 Bonn (called after TU 17 due to not wanting to make Frankfurt wait any longer) Frankfurt 360-350 Leipzing (decided on the last part of the last bonus which had to be replaced) Thanks to everyone who played this season. We used packets from Illinois Novice 2008 all seas...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5
Replies: 54
Views: 11340

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5

OSPL ends in a circle of death.

Bonn 240-140 Kiel
Frankfurt W-L Mannheim (forfeit)
Leipzig 275-190 Cottbus

Finals series
First game: Bonn v Leipzig
Second game: Winner v Frankfurt

Starting soon...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5
Replies: 54
Views: 11340

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 5

In the event of a circle of death, the second and third ranked teams by PPB will play the scheduled first game of the advantaged final with the winner of that game advancing to play the top ranked team by PPB in the scheduled second game of the final. There will be a minimal delay while the stats ar...