Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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A_Wilson
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Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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Virginia Tech will be hosting a high school tournament on September 21st, 2019.

Location:
McBryde (225 Stanger Street) or New Classroom Building (1455 Perry Street)

Question Set:
NAQT Invitational Series #185A set (IS-185A)

Registration Fee:
$60/team

Discounts:
Experienced Staffer: -$10
Working Buzzer Set: -$5
New to Quizbowl: -$10
Travel Discount (per 150 miles one way from Virginia Tech) : -$10

All checks can be made payable to Academic Competition Organization

Field:
The number of teams for this tournament will initially be capped at 20, although we may expand depending on interest and resources.

Team Size
6 players can be on a team, although only 4 can play at a time. Schools fielding more than 6 players should register an additional team

Registration:
Email [email protected]du with:
-Team name
-Number of Teams
-Number of Buzzers
-Number of Staff
-Any applicable discounts

On the day of the tournament, registration will start at 8:15 AM, and rounds should start at 9:00 AM
Thanks, and we hope to see you in Blacksburg soon!
Alia Wilson
Virginia Tech 2020
President, Academic Competition Organization at Virginia Tech
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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Would it be possible to get a field update?
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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Hi, I sent an email July 28, but have not heard back. Are you still hosting the tournament? George Washington High School’s new coach needs to know before asking for student commitments.
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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Hi Everyone!

Location Update: We will be in McBryde Hall.
Here's the current field for the tournament:

School: number of teams/buzzers/confirmed staffers

Gate City: 2/1/0*
Salem HS: 1/2/0
Massanutten Regional Governor's School: 1/0/1
Carroll County HS: 1/1/0*
Jefferson Forest HS: 2/2/2
East Chapel Hill: 1/0/0
Norfolk Academic Guild: 2/0/0
Richlands HS: 1/0/0
Cave Springs: 4/2/1*
Virginia Episcopal School: 2/0/0
NKA Homeschool Collective: 1/0/0
Honaker: 2/1/0
CHS: 1/1/0
Hidden Valley: 1/2/0*

Total: 22/11/4
*: Might be able to bring more than confirmed.
Alia Wilson
Virginia Tech 2020
President, Academic Competition Organization at Virginia Tech
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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George Washington is still trying to sign up teams. The new coach said that she registered. We have two teams who want to go. Please look for my email that I just sent you.
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

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Final Field Update.

Gate City: 2/1/0*
Salem HS: 1/2/0
Massanutten Regional Governor's School: 1/0/1
Carroll County HS: 1/1/0*
Jefferson Forest HS: 2/2/2
East Chapel Hill: 1/0/0
Norfolk Academic Guild: 2/0/0
Richlands HS: 1/0/0
Cave Springs: 4/2/1*
Virginia Episcopal School: 2/0/0
NKA Homeschool Collective: 1/0/0
Honaker: 2/1/0
CHS: 1/1/0
Hidden Valley: 1/2/0*
George Washington HS: 2/1/1

Total: 24/12/5
Alia Wilson
Virginia Tech 2020
President, Academic Competition Organization at Virginia Tech
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Re: Virginia Tech High School Fall Tournament at Virginia Tech (9/21/2019)

Post by mithokie »

Blacksburg HS would like to register 3 teams. I sent an e-mail as well.
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(2011-12) Science MACC Coach, Blacksburg HS
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