Bonfire of the Manatees II - 11/14/08, Raleigh, NC

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Bonfire of the Manatees II - 11/14/08, Raleigh, NC

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The second Bonfire of the Manatees tournament will be held at Raleigh Charter High School, in Raleigh, NC, on November 14, 2009. This tournament is open to any and all high school teams.

We will be using an HSAPQ set. Prelim round play will be Swiss-paired in real time; teams will play 7 prelim rounds. The top 4 teams will advance to a round robin playoff.

Costs are $60 for the first team and $50 for each additional team from a school. A $10 buzzer discount will be given for each working buzzer (max $20).

Contact egrunden AT raleighcharterhs DOT org to register or for any questions.
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Re: Bonfire of the Manatees II - 11/14/08, Raleigh, NC

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We will be using HSAPQ set #9.

Field as of 10/30:

Robinson 3
Early College of Guilford 2
Greensboro Day 2
Chapel Hill 2
East Chapel Hill 2
Rocky Mount 2
Providence Day 2
Early College Academy 1
Johnston County Middle College 1
NCSSM 1
Northeastern 1
Pasquotank County HS 1
Richmond County 1
TJ Classical 1
Russell (KY) 1
Hickory Ridge 1
Carrboro 1
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As of November 4, I am closing the field as we are up to 28 teams:

School Teams Buzzer
Total: 28 12
Robinson 3
Cobra Kings 3
Early College of Guilford 2 1
Greensboro Day 2
Chapel Hill 2 0
East Chapel Hill 2
Rocky Mount 2
Providence Day 2 1
Early College Academy 1
Johnston County Middle College 1 0
NCSSM 1 1
Northeastern 1
Pasquotank County HS 1 1
Richmond County 1 1
TJ Classical 1 2
Russell 1 1
Hickory Ridge 1
Carrboro 1
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Glad to see the entire CHCCS (Chapel Hill - Carrboro City Schools) system is up and at-'em. Wish I'd known that Carrboro was trying to start a QB program--I lived about 500 feet away from them last fall.
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Prelim stats will be posted automatically upon the conclusion of each round here.

Playoff stats, once the playoffs start, will be similarly posted here.

Play starts at 9am!

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How is the set looking? We're excited to play this next weekend.
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I like it. There are a few places where clues in previous rounds become answers in later rounds. It is perfectly usable and I actually like the set and the range of difficulty within the tossups.
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Final results:

1. NCSSM A (3-0)
2. Russell (KY) (2-1)
3. Early College of Guilford B (1-2)
4. Providence Day A (0-3)

Thanks to all who came out to play.
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Am I the only one seeing powers being entered in multiples of 15, 10s in multiples of 10s, and negs in multiples of 5s??? This seems kind of wacky.
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wexs883198215 wrote:Am I the only one seeing powers being entered in multiples of 15, 10s in multiples of 10s, and negs in multiples of 5s??? This seems kind of wacky.
Yeah, it seems to be total points gained off of them. I.e. 10 powers shows up as 150 (15*10)
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wexs883198215 wrote:Am I the only one seeing powers being entered in multiples of 15, 10s in multiples of 10s, and negs in multiples of 5s??? This seems kind of wacky.
An artifact of the software. I thought that was only being displayed on our live scoreboard and not on the web reports. We'll fix that.
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