Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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In coordination with Rockford Auburn High School, the third annual Loyburn tournament will be held at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois on November 13, 2010.

Details:

Coaches' meeting at 8:30, please arrive on time. Check-in from 7:45 - 8:30.

The games should begin at 9 and end around 4, with an hour for lunch around 12. Lunch (Lou Malnati's pizza and pop) is included in the tournament fee.

Cost is $65, $50 for any subsequent teams. Please do not register for second, etc. teams; they will be accepted on a first come, first served basis after October 30 within the cap of 24 teams. Teams are asked to bring buzzer systems.

The questions will be written/edited by HSAPQ, set to be determined. Games will have 20 tossups worth 10 points each with neither powers nor negs. Email me [email protected] for additional details and a registration form..

Hope to see you there!
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Don't make me beg for powers - with NAQT giving away all its IS sets, nobody uses powers anymore.

I will beg, I suppose.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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styxman wrote:Don't make me beg for powers.
I will beg, I suppose.
Co-Sign.
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Secretary of Bobcats wrote:
styxman wrote:Don't make me beg for powers.
I will beg, I suppose.
Co-Sign.
I third this.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Northwestern will be able to supply a few students for moderating help/needs.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Depending on transport, I'll come staff too.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Bump.

Field as of 10/21/10:

Loyola x3
Auburn x2
New Trier x2
IMSA x3
Culver x2
Wheaton-Warrenville x2
Carbondale
Greenville
Lisle
Fenton
Stevenson x2
Wheaton North
Barrington
Keith Country Day x2
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Bump. Field update
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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So just to check in, we've decided on doing 15/10/-5 for game format, correct?
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No, not yet.
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Bump. This tournament is now closed, with 24 teams (see above).
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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Thanks to everyone who made this a successful tournament. Thanks especially to my statistician, Donald Taylor, and to my moderators Jonah Greenthal, Tom Egan, James Logan, David Garb, Mike Perovanovic, Jimmy Ready, Connie Prater, Matt Menard, Brad Fischer, Kristen Strey, Danielle Long, Zahed Haseeb , and Mike Verity.
Also, thaks to my associate Matt Laird. I hope all of the teams enjoyed themselves, and please feel free to give me feedback on how I can make the tournament even better in the future.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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By the way, we used packet 15 for round 7. For all other rounds, packet number and round number were the same.
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Re: Loyburn Invitational (Wilmette, IL--11/13/10)

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This tournament has been certified Platinum by PACE. The following teams have qualified for the NSC:

Auburn A
Auburn B
Carbondale
Culver Academies
IMSA
Lisle
Loyola Academy
Stevenson

Go to http://pace-nsc.org for further details.
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