MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Greetings everyone!

I'm happy to announce that Alabama will be hosting a mirror of Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament: Old Cajun Grandma Invitational V on Saturday, March 16, 2013. I will serve as tournament director for this event. The tournament will take place at Bidgood Hall. Current field cap is 8 + 2n teams, where n is the number of rooms that outside volunteers can staff. The maximum this can reach is 20 teams. I'm currently comfortable with letting n = 2, strongly leading toward n = 3.

Registration will run from 8:00 to 8:45 so that we can begin play at 9:00.

Eligibility: If you are an undergraduate student or a high school student, you may play this tournament. There will be no open teams for this event.

Fee structure:

$90 per team
-$5 per buzzer system (limit 2)
-$10 per moderator
-$7 per 200 miles as the Google maps indicate
minimum fee: $50 (per team)

I hope to see a decent-sized field for this event.

Ah, yes, please register by emailing me at husbandofsamus at gmail dot com. For those teams that are interested, I'll need an email confirmation from you in order for you to register for this event.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Field: (10). I am capping the field at 10 given that I am about to make schedules, buy prizes, and whatnot. I may allow exactly one additional non-House team to sign up if there is still interest.

Alabama House (3)
Auburn-Montgomery (1)
Georgia (1)
Ole Miss (1)
Tulane (3)
Wofford (1)

Staffers:
Jake, Dargan, Harrison (perhaps?), Jonathan, Tulane staffer (Ryan?), Meredith Harper

Buzzers:
Alabama (3)
Auburn-Montgomery (2)
Georgia (1)
Ole Miss (1)
Tulane (2)
Wofford (1)
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Auburn University at Montgomery is interested and we have one team and two buzzer systems.

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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Auburn is interested.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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West Point may be interested. I'll let you know next week. Also, if you change your mind about Open Teams, I'll play.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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This is on our spring break, but I'll bring it up with my teammates to see if we could perhaps field a team.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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quizbowllee wrote:Also, if you change your mind about Open Teams, I'll play.
The open team thing is the policy of Minnesota's team and there are good reasons for it, so we'll be sticking with the guidelines, however if people would like to scrimmage on any leftover packets after the event, I'm sure that would be fine.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Alas, West Point's prom is that night.... We won't be attending this tournament after all. :sad:
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Wofford will likely bring a team. When is the registration deadline?
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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catheyme wrote:Wofford will likely bring a team. When is the registration deadline?
We don't really have one, but we would like to know at least by the Monday or Tuesday before the tournament.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Sulawesi Myzomela wrote:This is on our spring break, but I'll bring it up with my teammates to see if we could perhaps field a team.
We're not going to come.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Wofford will be there with one team and one buzzer set.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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AUM (Montgomery) is coming with one team.

Please send info to [email protected]. I need to file travel paperwork asap.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Auburn won't be able to make it.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Just as a reminder (since it wasn't included in the original first post) people need to email me in order to register for this tournament.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Is the distance discount for one-way distance or round trip?
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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catheyme wrote:Is the distance discount for one-way distance or round trip?
One way.
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Re: MUT at Alabama (3/16/13)

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Congratulations to Alabama A (Harrison Brown, Mark Blanton) for winning, clearing the field by 2 games. The stats can be found here.
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... ats/final/

Thanks to everyone for showing up to play, we surely had a great time hosting.
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