TWAIN XIV @ UCLA (02/14/16) [Maryland Fall]

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TWAIN XIV @ UCLA (02/14/16) [Maryland Fall]

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The UCLA College Bowl Club is pleased to announce TWAIN XIV: Lupercalia.

DATE: The tournament will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2016.

PARKING: Parking is $12 at various structures throughout the UCLA campus. More parking information here. We recommend Parking Structure 5.

VENUE: Haines Hall. All rooms will be on the A floor right below the ground floor, and headquarters will be at A25.

SCHEDULE:
8:00 am - 8:30 am: Registration Period (All teams must be accounted for by 8:30 am)
8:30 am - 9:00 am: Rules Meeting / Moderator Meeting
9:00 am: Morning Play
Around 1:00 pm: Lunch
2:00 pm: Afternoon Play -> Playoffs

FOOD:
Breakfast: Most likely orange juice and baked goods.

Lunch: Lunch is available on-campus and in Westwood itself. Hours of Operation vary for each dining option, but Ackerman Union is definitely open during the weekend.

FORMAT: The tournament will be using the Maryland Fall set. More information about the set is available here.

PRICING STRUCTURE:
Base fee = $80 per team
Discounts:
-$5 for a fully-functional buzzer system (Must have four working buzzers on both sides)
-$5 for every 50 miles traveled one-way from your school to UCLA, according to Google Maps
-$40 New School Discount (must not have played in any pyramidal tournament as a school between 9/1/2013 and 9/1/2015)
-$10 for a pre-approved moderator or staff member (The TD has the right to accept or reject the moderator and also reserves the right to withdraw the discount retroactive to payment.)
-$10 for every additional team from a school
Minimum fee = $60 per team (does not apply to new teams)

The cap is going to be set at 16 teams, but we will see about being able to accommodate further teams.

REGISTRATION:
The TD for this tournament is Hidehiro Anto. The current registration deadline is Friday, February 12 at 11:59 pm.

If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form.

If you have any questions about any of this, please e-mail us at quizbowl(at)ucla(dot)edu.

We hope to see you on Sunday, February 14, 2016!

Field (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Harvard-Westlake (1/0/0)
North Hollywood (2/0/0)
Torrey Pines (1/2/0)

Total: 4/2/0
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Re: TWAIN XIV @ UCLA (02/14/16) [Maryland Fall]

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Congratulations to Trashed Pelicans for winning the tournament! Because the tournament was a Platinum Qualifier Event for PACE, TP also gained a spot for the 2016 NSC. Full stats are here.
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Re: TWAIN XIV @ UCLA (02/14/16) [Maryland Fall]

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A private discussion forum has been created for the Maryland Fall set. If you have played or read the tournament, please request to join the usergroup and gain access to the board by going to your User Control Panel, clicking on "Usergroups" (or clicking this link), and selecting "2015 Maryland Fall discussion". We look forward to your feedback.
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Georgia Tech '17

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