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by Guybo
Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

Tournament is tomorrow and we had the usual few drops. We're contemplating changing our bracketing and will know by tomorrow morning in case we get any more drops or added teams.
by Guybo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

With 3 1/2 days left until the tournament we are stuck at 47 teams, as a team dropped last night. We hopefully can find a 48th team so the tournament can run more smoothly without any byes. If any team can field another team that would be great or, perhaps, we will be able to pool together some team...
by Guybo
Sat Mar 01, 2014 6:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

Palisades Park HS has dropped out and Jonathan Dayton HS's second team is tenuous so there remains ONE spot available for our tournament in 2 weeks. Please email me to let me know if you can/would like to take it.
by Guybo
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

As of today, Jonathan Dayton HS has taken the final spot in the tournament and the tournament has reached its cap/max of 48 teams. Any additional teams that would like to compete may be placed on the wait list in case there are any drops. Hopefully, with a little more than 2 weeks before the tournam...
by Guybo
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NJ/NY 2013-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 39012

Re: NJ/NY 2013-2014

Ed - You're more than welcome to do elections for the All-State teams at our tournament. Thanks so much, as always, for getting it all together and making this and NASAT happen for NJ schools. You do NJ Quiz Bowl proud! Also, since I've mentioned it, a reminder that Livingston's March Madness is 4 w...
by Guybo
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

We are 1 month (or, since it's February, 4 weeks) from the tournament. Hopefully all of this snow will have melted by then but I'm skeptical! All schools who have registered please check that the above list of number of teams, buzzers and moderators is correct. There is plenty of leeway time to conf...
by Guybo
Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Re: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2

To let everyone know, our tournament has been give "Platinum" affiliation" by PACE, which means that the top 25% of teams will qualify for their national high school quizbowl championship, the PACE NSC, on the weekend of May 24-25th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Reston outside of Washington, D.C. The t...
by Guybo
Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 7041

Livingston HS March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 15, 2014

Hello everyone! Happy New Year! I am pleased to announce that Livingston HS, in Livingston, NJ, will be hosting its annual March Madness Quiz Bowl tournament on Saturday, March 15, 2014 . http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1953/ SET: We are going to be using NAQT set IS-132 (this was used at P...
by Guybo
Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14
Replies: 94
Views: 35053

Re: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14

Some of my players expressed some concern that it was in between APs. What about the following weekend?
by Guybo
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14
Replies: 94
Views: 35053

Re: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14

So, I just woke up this morning with a desperate plea from one of my players to sign up for the Scarsdale tournament because it's almost filled up (mostly because there are only 24 teams permitted, I imagine). This is the second time that I had to race to register for a tournament literally right af...
by Guybo
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Saint Joseph Mirror of GSAC XXI:POSTPONED DUE TO ELECTRA
Replies: 46
Views: 11757

Re: The Saint Joseph Mirror of GSAC XXI, December 14, 2013

I have to believe that posting the tournament and essentially closing registration within 24 hours must be some sort of record. 36 teams- well done! Glad I logged in yesterday!
by Guybo
Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Saint Joseph Mirror of GSAC XXI:POSTPONED DUE TO ELECTRA
Replies: 46
Views: 11757

Re: The Saint Joseph Mirror of GSAC XXI, December 14, 2013

Livingston will be there in some form. Put us down for 3 teams for now and a couple of buzzer sets.
by Guybo
Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NJ/NY 2013-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 39012

Re: NJ/NY 2013-2014

Livingston returns 2 (Chris and David) from its A team. They totaled 55 ppg together at HSNCT and improved a lot throughout the year. I have no clue how much they'll improve over the summer nor who will join them on next year's A team but our B team wasn't overly competitive this year, though with k...
by Guybo
Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14
Replies: 94
Views: 35053

Re: NY/NJ/CT Dates Claims, 2013-14

Livingston HS will have its annual March Madness tournament on an NAQT IS regular set on March 15, 2014.
by Guybo
Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Congratulations to Ridgewood A for taking the Division 1 championship ins what was a very strong field and tough, competitive playoff for everyone. Ridgewood emerged form the Midwest bracket (see attachment above) to reach the final rounds and defeat Ranney (who emerged from the circle of death in a...
by Guybo
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Hi everyone! Prelim stats are online at this link!

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... s/prelims/


Attached are the playoff groups for the afternoon playoff rounds.
by Guybo
Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

We are almost ready for Saturday's competition. We had a last minute drop from a team and are now 1 team short of our target number (and current number) of 48 teams in our current groupings so if anyone wants to bring one team on Saturday (or add one team to their current number) please let me know ...
by Guybo
Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

With Ranney's registration and Ridgewood adding a second team the field for the tournament is now closed. Any new prospective entrants or additional teams to current schools may be placed on the wait list pending any drops. Posting on this forum does not necessarily constitute official communication...
by Guybo
Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Hi everyone, Well, we're a little more than 2 weeks out from the tournament at this point and, as you can see from the updated field list of schools/teams above, we are currently at 41 teams. While our goal is to cap at 48 teams, we also want to have a good number for groupings so for the moment we ...
by Guybo
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Hi everyone, As you can all see from the updated list of teams (above) there are so far around 25 teams registered for the tournament. We have the capacity to host up to 48 teams so I encourage new teams to register! While our tournament is still 5 weeks away, there is a lot going on with other loca...
by Guybo
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Here's a field update for the tournament. I'll edit this post as registration requests come in. Please let me know by email (as per above) when you want to register. Thank you! Team, Buzzers, Moderators St Joseph's 2, 1, 1 Kellenberg 2, 2, 0 Millburn 2, 2, 0 Regis HS 2, 1, 0 Secaucus 2, 0, 0 Darien ...
by Guybo
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 614365

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Hi everyone! Just to let you all know the posting for our March Madness tournament on Saturday, March 16, is up on the Regular Season Tournament Announcements part. Here's the link: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=13919 Good to see many of you at Scarsdale this past weekend and ...
by Guybo
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,
Replies: 13
Views: 5446

Livingston HS (NJ) March Madness NAQT - Saturday, March 16,

Hello everyone! Livingston HS in Livingston, NJ will be hosting its annual March Madness Quiz Bowl tournament on Saturday, March 16, 2013. (I was on leave last year and it wasn't held) We are going to be using NAQT set IS-122 We can host up to 48 teams. We'll have 5-6 round robin preliminary rounds ...
by Guybo
Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scarsdale Tournament -1/5/13- in Scarsdale, NY
Replies: 55
Views: 14584

Re: Scarsdale Tournament -1/5/13- in Scarsdale, NY

Livingston HS in NJ will likely bring 3-4 teams with a couple of buzzer sets and 1 moderator... if needed. Good luck in the organization!
by Guybo
Sun May 29, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possibly Creating A NASAT Team for New Jersey
Replies: 13
Views: 2332

Re: Possibly Creating A NASAT Team for New Jersey

Wow... It looks like the NJ/NY area treams did really well on Saturday at HSNCT. St Joe's and Kellenberg both went 7-3 and Seton Hall, BCA A, Great Neck South and we, Livingston A, went 6-4... even Ranney, BCA B and Liv B did well going 5-5 as a lot of really good teams didn't even make the playoffs...
by Guybo
Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

They didn't do Playoff stats, unfortunately.
by Guybo
Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

Indeed, thanks Mike. Here is MORE. Stats and playoff bracket. http://lhs2011marchmadness.site90.com/2011%20Tourney_standings.html Thanks everyone for coming to our tournament. My hope is that all who participated had a good experience. THere are inevitable delays but all considered I think things we...
by Guybo
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

So we are now down to 32 teams with 5 teams dropping out today. This will require us to reevaluate brackets. Perhaps we can do more prelim games... will discuss with my team over the next 36 hours and let everyone know by Saturday AM. Want to maximize games for everyone but also don't want to keep e...
by Guybo
Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

A HS with 3 teams dropped today (2 days before tournament) so we now have a few spots available if anyone is interested last minute.
by Guybo
Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

36 teams. Field set above. Nice round number. Those teams participating should get a final email from us by today or tomorrow with a schedule and more info. If you don't receive one, email me with any questions.
by Guybo
Mon Mar 21, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

Turns out that we have a drop so we are down to 34 teams. We're looking to get up to 36 teams to make the brackets even and doable. Any last minute entries?
by Guybo
Sun Mar 20, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

Field updated today, Sunday, above. At this point, unless we can get to 42 teams, I am going to close all entries. If you do have any last minute aspirations and are not yet entered, email me and I'll see what I can do. If we have any drops, please let us know ASAP as I'd prefer to let any team that...
by Guybo
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

Field updated. About 33 teams. Check updated field for accuracy, please. Ideally, we'd like to get up to 35 teams so that we could have 5 groups of 7 teams and, then, have 6 prelim rounds and a guarantee of at least 1 playoff round for almost everyone. Depends a lot on everyone arriving on time (by ...
by Guybo
Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Re: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

A reminder to all that the Livingston HS tournament is this Saturday and we currently have a field of 32 teams. Unless we can get 6 more teams by Saturday field is closed. Here are the teams attending so far: Bergen County Academies 3 Bloomfield 2 North Babylon 1 Jonathan Dayton 2 Millburn 2 High Po...
by Guybo
Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT
Replies: 29
Views: 6795

Livingston HS March Madness Academic Tournament - NAQT

Hello fellow Quizbowlers! We are preparing to host the 3rd annual Livingston March Madness NAQT Tournament on Saturday, March 26, 2011. The time has come to start preparing to register! The tournament will run from approximately 8:30 to about 5 PM. Depending on the number of teams entered, the forma...
by Guybo
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Half Hollow Hills West Invitational (Dix Hills, NY 1/8/11)
Replies: 68
Views: 22320

Re: Half Hollow Hills West Invitational (Dix Hills, NY 1/8/11)

Livingston would like to echo the sentiments of the previous commentors. We would like to send teams but because of the cost and distance for us, we have only gone once. We had a nice time but it was an expensive, long day for us. While your cost is not prohibitively more expensive and is the same a...
by Guybo
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2010-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 8213

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2010-2011

Not 100% certain, Mr. Powers, but for now, put Livingston down for March 26 as this is the month that usually when we've hosted in the past. Not sure if all of those March tournaments being bunched up in March is a good thing or not so good but we'll keep tht date for now.
by Guybo
Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6398

Re: Chatham (NJ) Academic Tournament IV - May 22, 2010

With all due respect to the Bergen Academies and other strong teams, Livingston has been to the Chatham tournament every year and has had a very good experience each time. It is well run and, most importantly, caters to all levels of competition from the weaker teams to the good but not premier team...
by Guybo
Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bergen Open Academic Tournament (BOAT) II - 5/8/2010 (NJ)
Replies: 34
Views: 5390

Re: Bergen Open Academic Tournament (BOAT) II - 5/8/2010 (NJ)

Livingston is interested, as I mentioned yesterday. I'll poll students at practice this week.
by Guybo
Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE Competition 3/20/10
Replies: 46
Views: 8411

Re: BATE Competition 3/20/10

Bergen A beat Livingston A in the semifinals by about 100, 360 or so to 260. Congrats to Hunter- I read for you and you are a VERY strong team and should do well at nationals. Bergen A, for whom I read the semifinals, is also a very good team, and to beat them as handily as you did shows how good yo...
by Guybo
Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE Competition 3/20/10
Replies: 46
Views: 8411

Re: BATE Competition 3/20/10

Not everyone checks these boards. I usaully do only once a week or so. Best is to always email if you really want to find something out, I've found. This is the update I received from Mrs. Gilbert regarding teams: Teams Buzzers JFK Memorial 1 0 Colonia H.S. 1 3 Livingston 4 1 Bergen Academies 3 1 Mi...
by Guybo
Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston (NJ) March Madness Tournament - March 6, 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4139

Re: Livingston (NJ) March Madness Tournament - March 6, 2010

Sounds good, Brother Nigel. I'll put you down on our list. As many buzzers as you can bring would be great. If you know anyone else in local towns who wouldn't mind lending system(s) for the day, too, we'd pay them for the buzzers (as you know from a previous post, we are desperate!). Paramus Cathol...
by Guybo
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston (NJ) March Madness Tournament - March 6, 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4139

Re: Livingston (NJ) March Madness Tournament - March 6, 2010

Just to let all know, we are VERY SHORT in terms of the number of buzzers we need to run this tournament properly. From what it seems, we need as many as 8 buzzer systems in order to have enough for Satuday. Any competing team who can scrounge one or more up or even a team not coming who could lend ...
by Guybo
Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey 2010 NAQT States 2/13/10 @ Princeton University
Replies: 41
Views: 7352

Re: New Jersey NAQT State Championship (2/13/10) @ Princeton

I figured, Mr. Powers, that you probably did not intend to have that sentiment come across, though in reading it again, it does still feel that way. Nevertheless, sorry to go off on the post- I sometimes get fired up about things like this and, to my fault, let the world know how I feel. With so man...
by Guybo
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey 2010 NAQT States 2/13/10 @ Princeton University
Replies: 41
Views: 7352

Re: New Jersey NAQT State Championship (2/13/10) @ Princeton

-all schools that really do care about quizbowl can take advantage of the current opportunity offered by the Princeton & Rutgers sponsors and find a way to sign up for the 13th of February. I have not come onto this site in quite a while but did beacuse I wanted to try and catch up on what is happe...
by Guybo
Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE Competition 3/20/10
Replies: 46
Views: 8411

Re: BATE Competition 3/13/10

OK, I hope you are sure of March 13 because I spoke to your coach/advisor at Bergen on Saturday and she specifically told me that the HS adminstration wouldn't let you guys host on the 13th but only on the 20th. You might want to speak to her again just to be certain. We probably can come on either ...
by Guybo
Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE Competition 3/20/10
Replies: 46
Views: 8411

Re: BATE Competition 3/13/10

Apparently, BATE will now be held on March 20 instead of March 13 as I spoke with the advisor yesterday at Bergen. It has been updated on the NAQT website but not here so for planning purposes I thought many of you would like to know.
by Guybo
Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dunbar Mirror at Bergen (Hackensack, NJ) UPDATE: NOW 12/5/09
Replies: 61
Views: 9043

Re: Dunbar Mirror at Bergen (Hackensack, NJ) UPDATE: NOW 12/5/09

I think Livingston HS is 3 teams. Do you guys have some sort of registration form or something? I need some sort of backup paperwork in order for my school to pay for it. Thanks.
by Guybo
Thu Nov 05, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston (NJ) March Madness Tournament - March 6, 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4139

Re: Livingston (NJ) NAQT Tournament - March 6, 2010

To add, the tournament is now officially a PACE affiliated event. Registration forms will be emailed out just before the December holiday break.