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by romeokar
Mon Oct 28, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Bergen Junior 3 (Oct 26, 2013)
Replies: 19
Views: 7944

Re: Bergen Junior 3 (Oct 26, 2013)

Great work, as usual, Jon! We look forward to Bergen Junior 4!

Congratulations to Independence! They were truly spectacular!
by romeokar
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: 2014 Charter Oak Scholastic Open (MS-09)
Replies: 4
Views: 3212

2014 Charter Oak Scholastic Open (MS-09)

Dear Coaches, Middlesex Middle School will proudly host the 3rd annual Charter Oak Scholastic Open on Sunday, January 26th, 2014. This tournament will use NAQT's MS-09 question set. The tournament style will depend on the number of teams present, but will likely consist of 5 or 6 preliminary rounds ...
by romeokar
Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: National Quizbowl Awards 2013: Congrats to the Recipients!
Replies: 12
Views: 5967

Re: National Quizbowl Awards 2013: Congrats to the Recipients!

Congratulations to all of this year's winners. In particular, congratulations to Coach Price of Barrington Station; his team played with great skill, class, and integrity. My thanks to all of those involved in the nomination process. It was truly an honor to be recognized by my colleagues in the qui...
by romeokar
Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Bergen Junior 3 (Oct 26, 2013)
Replies: 19
Views: 7944

Re: Bergen Junior 3 (Oct/Nov TBA 2013)

I can't say for sure how many teams we will send, but count Middlesex in!
by romeokar
Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open
Replies: 7
Views: 3107

Re: Charter Oak Scholastic Open

Our field is finalized with 14 teams:

Adams MS
Ben Franklin (2)
BC High (2)
Middlesex (4)
North Canaan Elem.
Tenafly Elem.
Warren (2)
Western MS

We look forward to a great tournament. I will post results upon completion.
by romeokar
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open
Replies: 7
Views: 3107

Re: Charter Oak Scholastic Open

BC High does have middle school teams, they sent 2 last year.

Thank you for your gracious offer on buzzers; I'll let you know if we need any.

We held our first History Bee yesterday. A lot of our quiz bowl players participated. They seemed to have enjoyed it!
by romeokar
Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open
Replies: 7
Views: 3107

Re: Charter Oak Scholastic Open

As of now, we have three schools confirmed, and interest from seven others. The confirmed schools are: Middlesex Middle School, CT (4 teams) Boston College High School, MA (2 teams) Warren TWP MS, NJ (2 Teams) Adams MS, CT North Canaan Elementary, CT (Possibly 2 teams) Western MS, CT and interest fr...
by romeokar
Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open
Replies: 7
Views: 3107

Charter Oak Scholastic Open

Dear Coaches, I am pleased to announce the return of the Charter Oak quiz bowl competition. This year's tournament will be held on Sunday, January 27th 2013 at Middlesex Middle School in Darien, CT. We will be using NAQT's MS-05 question set. The tournament will likely be similar to last years: 5 - ...
by romeokar
Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims
Replies: 11
Views: 4553

Re: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims

There are many middle school students taking the SATs on January 26th. As a result the Charter Oak Scholastic Open will be moved to Sunday, January 27th.
by romeokar
Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims
Replies: 11
Views: 4553

Re: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims

Dear Mr. Jackson,

Thank you for your offer! Our school year is just beginning, but when it settles down I would love to call you and discuss our tournament. Thank you for your referral; I will contact Coach Pirrie soon.
by romeokar
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims
Replies: 11
Views: 4553

Re: 2012/13 Northeast US Middle School Date Claims

Middlesex Middle School in Darien, CT will host the Charter Oak Scholastic Open on Saturday, January 26th. We will plan to use a question packet from NAQT. More information to follow.
by romeokar
Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open: Sunday, January 29th
Replies: 8
Views: 3199

Re: **Changes: Connecticut Tournament is a GO!

Your objections to QU are noted. I am currently looking into alternatives.
by romeokar
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open: Sunday, January 29th
Replies: 8
Views: 3199

Re: Connecticut Tournament is a GO!

Some changes to the format, thanks to some good advice from a poster: Tournament play: Each team will play three games in the morning to determine seeding for the afternoon elimination tournament. The top eight teams will play in the afternoon. Teams that do not qualify for the elimination tournamen...
by romeokar
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Charter Oak Scholastic Open: Sunday, January 29th
Replies: 8
Views: 3199

Charter Oak Scholastic Open: Sunday, January 29th

Middlesex Middle School in Darien, Connecticut will be hosting the inaugural Charter Oak Scholastic Open on Sunday, January 29th. Currently, the competition has a field of nine teams. We are still accepting registrations, and will up to January 20th. We are using NAQT's MS-02 question packet. Please...
by romeokar
Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Any interest in a winter middle school tournament in CT?
Replies: 1
Views: 1400

Any interest in a winter middle school tournament in CT?

I would like to host a competition in our middle school in Darien, CT sometime in either January or February. The tournament would be open to everyone near or far, public or private. I'm just trying to gauge interest, so please let me know if you would might want to participate. Please also include ...
by romeokar
Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Middle School Quiz Bowl in Connecticut
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Re: Middle School Quiz Bowl in Connecticut

I do know about the tournament in New Jersey, but I found out too late. I look forward to it next year, though! I would be more than willing to organize an event, but there aren't middle school teams in Fairfield County. I welcome the opportunity to bring my team to local school in New York or New J...
by romeokar
Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Middle School Quiz Bowl in Connecticut
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Middle School Quiz Bowl in Connecticut

Hello everyone, I started a quiz bowl team in our middle school in Darien, CT in 2009. I have been searched for live competition in the NY-NJ-CT area, but have yet to find anything. We are willing to travel, within reason, and will bring our own buzzers, judges, and moderators. If you would like to ...