Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Hello all,

I am pleased to announce that Northern Illinois University will be hosting our annual Huskie Bowl tournament on January 28, 2017. I, Anna Phillips, will serve as tournament director, and the tournament will run on the WHAQ set. We will be running two divisions. More information on the set can be found here.

Building and parking information will be made available closer to the tournament date.

Registration
To register for this event, please contact me at [email protected] with your team name, number of teams of that you are bringing, and buzzer/staffer/laptop/travel discount information. Due to our low initial cap of 18 total teams, B, C, etc. teams will be waitlisted until January 7, 2017. We reserve the right to move teams between divisions.

Fees and payment
The fee structure for the tournament is:
$80 base fee per team
-$10 per additional team from one school
-$5 per functional buzzer brought (Maximum 2 per school)
-$10 per approved staffer provided; additionally, -$5 if the staffer brings a laptop (TD must approve all staffers)

Checks shall be made payable to “NIU Quiz Bowl Association” and may be brought the day of or mailed in advance to the following address:

Campus Life Building
1425 W Lincoln Hwy, Suite 180
DeKalb, IL 60115


If a payment cannot be made in advance or on the day of the tournament per district requirements/regulations, please let me know. Invoices and/or receipts will be provided per request.

Teams that cannot afford the entry fee are encouraged to contact me to discuss possible further discounts.

Additional information
There is an initial field cap of 18 teams. This may be expanded upon securing additional moderators. Moderators will be provided with breakfast and lunch. If you are interested in reading for this event, please let me know, we’d be very happy to have you.
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Field (24/24) as of 01/23/17

Galesburg High School (1)
Sterling High School (2)
Benet Academy (2)
Keith Country Day (1)
Fremd (4)
Wheaton Academy (2)
Fenton HS (1)
Maine South (1)
Loyola Academy (2)
Rolling Meadows (1)
IMSA (2)
Boylan HS (1)
Winnebago (1)
Auburn (3)
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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The field is now full. Any additional teams will be placed on a waitlist.
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Email I received today from PACE with regard to Huskie Bowl:
Congratulations! PACE (the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence) has awarded your tournament, Huskie Bowl, gold certification. This means that the top 20% of teams in your tournament (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for our national high school quizbowl championship, the PACE NSC on the weekend of June 10th-11th at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare outside of Chicago.
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Prelim stats can be found here
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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And playoff stats can be found here
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Congratulations to Fremd A, who went undefeated to take first place at the 2017 Huskie Bowl! Combined stats can be found here

Thank you to all the teams for coming out, and especially our wonderful staff, who helped make this tournament possible. In particular, thanks to Coach Greene, Coach Kolton, Coach Laudermith, and Coach Palmer. Also thanks to the NIU gang: Andy, Bard, Ben, Elissa One, Kraken, Mike, Vicki, and my Co-TD, Anna.

Thanks to everyone, and see you all at ATROPHY in April!
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Re: Huskie Bowl @ NIU (January 28, 2017)

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Thanks for playing the WHAQ set, everybody! The set is not yet clear, so if you want to discuss the set, please join the "WHAQ 2016" discussion group. (Go to your User Control Panel, click on usergroups, then find "WHAQ 2016 Discussion" and join it)
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Formerly: HSAPQ Host Contact; NASAT Outreach Coordinator (2016 and 2017); Kirksville HS Assistant Coach (2012-2014); Truman State '14; and Pacific High (MO) '10


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