DATE CHANGED: Boren Cup XXIV (4/26/2008) at OU (Norman, OK)

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DATE CHANGED: Boren Cup XXIV (4/26/2008) at OU (Norman, OK)

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I invite all interested high school teams to attend Boren Cup XXIV, the semiannual high school tournament hosted by the Oklahoma Academic Team at the University of Oklahoma in Norman on Saturday, April 26, 2008. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 23. This year, Boren Cup will use questions from UTC's Dennis Haskins Open (more information about it can be found at http://www.hsquizbowl.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4652).

Important Information

Time: Registration is from 8:15-8:45 AM, the rules meeting is from 8:45-9:00 AM, and the tournament begins at 9:00 AM.
Location: Not determined officially but probably the Physical Sciences Center (see campus map).
Fees: We will be using a similar fee structure to Dennis Haskins:
Base fee: $60 per team
$5 discount for each additional team from the same school
$5 discount for each working buzzer system

Eligibility: Any team of students from 9-12th grade is eligible to compete. Teams usually come from Oklahoma, but teams from other states are also invited to register.
Divisions:
Large Schools: all schools in Classes 5A and 4A in OSSAA Academic Bowl, all private schools, all charter schools, all magnet schools
Medium Schools: all schools in Classes 3A and 2A in OSSAA Academic Bowl, all freshmen-only teams from large schools
Small Schools: all schools in Classes A and B in OSSAA Academic Bowl, all freshmen-only teams from medium schools

For a particular classification to be used, at least eight schools must be registered for it.

For the latest information about the tournament, visit our team's website.

Contact: If you want to register or have any questions regarding the tournament, please contact me, David John Gagne, at djgagne [at] ou [dot] edu. I hope you plan to attend.
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Re: Boren Cup XXIV (3/1/2008) at OU (Norman, OK)

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After cancelling the tournament this past weekend due to lack of teams, we have decided to instead postpone it until April 26. Details have been updated on the main post and our website. More information to come as the tournament date draws closer.
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