2019-2020 Goldenrod Cup

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2019-2020 Goldenrod Cup

Post by kyquizbowl » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:56 pm

The Kentucky Quiz bowl Alliance is excited to announce the sixth annual edition of the Goldenrod Cup!

The Goldenrod Cup is an annual competition that aggregates the results of affiliated good quiz bowl tournaments held in the state of Kentucky. A Kentucky team who wins a Goldenrod Cup event will receive 10 points, a team who finishes 2nd will receive 9 points, and this continues down to 1 point for 10th place; after the conclusion of the last Goldenrod Cup event, the team with the most points will receive a trophy commemorating their achievement. Plaques will also be awarded to 2nd and 3rd place finishers, as well as the top small school team.

To qualify as a Goldenrod Cup affiliate, a tournament must be a varsity high school quiz bowl tournament in Kentucky, must be open to all Kentucky high school teams, must be announced either on HSQuizbowl or be included in NAQT's schedule, must use good-quality pyramidal questions as determined by KQBA, must offer at least four games to attending teams, must take place between September 1 and February 29, and must be announced at least three weeks before it takes place. This year's Goldenrod Cup series will conclude at the Kentucky NAQT State Quizbowl Championship.

Past Winners
2014-15: Woodford County
2015-16: DuPont Manual
2016-17: Henderson County
2017-18: Henderson County
2018-19: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Schedule
Setpember 21: Glasgow Scottie
November 23: Class Act High School Invitational
January 11: Fleming County Academic Tournament
February 29: Kentucky NAQT State Quizbowl Championship

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Re: 2019-2020 Goldenrod Cup

Post by MHSCoachRogers » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:55 pm

UK Fall should be included, which is scheduled for November 16th.
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Middlesboro High School

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Re: 2019-2020 Goldenrod Cup

Post by Rococo A Go Go » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:33 am

Here is the current tournament schedule and the standings (as of October 9. 2019):

Schedule
Setpember 21: Glasgow Scottie
November 16: University of Kentucky Fall Tournament
November 23: Class Act High School Invitational
January 11: Fleming County Academic Tournament
February 29: Kentucky NAQT State Quizbowl Championship

Standings
1. Woodford County A (8 points)
2. Dunbar A (6 points)
3. Middlesboro A (5 points)
4. Russell A (4 points)
5. Daviess County A (1 point)
Nick Conder
Louisville, KY

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Re: 2019-2020 Goldenrod Cup

Post by kyquizbowl » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:35 am

Below is the current standing for the Goldenrod Cup with just 1 tournament left.

1. Dunbar A (25 points)
2. Russell A (20 points)
3. Daviess County A (18 points)
T-4. Manual A (14 points)
T-4. Johnson Central A (14 points)

Schedule
February 29: Kentucky NAQT State Championship

Good Luck to all teams.

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