Southeast Texas Academic Challenge (Houston) 1/22/2011

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Southeast Texas Academic Challenge (Houston) 1/22/2011

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We will be conducting three tournaments in Texas this school year (2010-11). We would like to invite your school to join us. We'll be offering high school varsity, middle school, and high school JV divisions in Dallas and Houston. The El Paso tournament will feature only a high school varsity division.

Thanks to a grant from GE Oil & Gas, we're able to lower the entry fee this year. We will also give a modest travel stipend to the Dallas & El Paso Varsity winners so we can have a playoff in Houston and crown a state champion (with the same "final four" tournament structure in Houston that we use in Chicago at Nationals). Once we crown a Texas State Champ (Varsity Div.), that team will have earned free entry to the 2011 National Academic Championship.

Here are the details about the Southeast Texas Academic Challenge.

Date: Jan. 22, 2011. Games start at 9 a.m., est. finish time is 5:30.

Place: THE JOHN COOPER SCHOOL
ONE JOHN COOPER DR.
THE WOODLANDS, TX 77381

Entry Fee: $50 per team

Deadline: Payment must be received by Jan. 10, 2011. A school that has not paid in full before the competition starts will not be allowed to play.

Register: http://www.qunlimited.com/orderegtx.htm or by phone, 800-868-1518.

The Field: Our lower and upper limits are: high school division 16-64 teams; middle school 8-32, JV 8-32.

The Questions: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of question quality and academic relevance.

Format: four-quarter NAC format, see http://www.qunlimited.com/rulesreg.htm

Top Teams will qualify for the National Academic Championship.
Scott Smith
LSU Quiz Bowl
Coach, Catholic High of Pointe Coupee
Writer, NAQT and Questions Unlimited
(formerly of Texas A&M Quiz Bowl '05 and Edmond Memorial High School '01)
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