Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-26)

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Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-26)

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The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce an open mirror of NAQT's HSNCT, to be held Sunday, July 26th. This is the day after VETO.

The field cap is 6 teams. Please register by emailing me at reinotsason [AT] gmail [DOT] com, and include "HSNCT Mirror" in the subject line.

Fees
Base fee: $90
Buzzers: -$5 per functional set
Moderators: -$10 per functional person
Distance: -$10 per 200 km travelled one-way
Shorthanded: -$15 per person fewer than 4 on your team
Minimum fee: $40

Field
Peter and Adam and friends
Patrick Liao's team
McGIll
Chris Lionel's team
The Lone Aayush
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I will staff this, and I encourage Canadians who did go staff the HSNCT to also staff this.

UPDATE:
Rico wrote:I'm planning to make this untimed, 20 tossups with sudden death tiebreakers (if necessary).
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The announcement has now been updated with details about the fees for the tournament.
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I'll be there, probably soloing.
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McMcgMcgiLL is coming to this. I am staffing, or coaching and calling clutch timeout's for the team. More teams should sign up. It's a great set.
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Can we have an updated field list and a proposed schedule (will it just be RR+finals?)?
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Field is updated. Two teams have expressed interest but have not properly registered via email.

The schedule will be a round-robin and finals. If the field balloons to 11, I might devise a shorter schedule since some teams have a ways to travel.
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If any other people are interested, some of us are going out for a Summerlicious dinner at Annona (prix fixe, $45, Bloor & Avenue) on Sunday evening. If you'd like to come, let me know via FB / email / PM as soon as possible so I can get a table for the appropriate number of people.

Also, so that I can get an idea of what time to book, how long is the tournament expected to run?
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The Last 21 Stanley Cup Winners wrote:I will staff this, and I encourage Canadians who did go staff the HSNCT to also staff this.
You know I'm far away, Joe. Don't be so passive-aggressive.
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Some more details about this tournament:

The likely schedule, given the small field, is a round robin, followed by a rebracket. Hopefully we will avoid the need for finals this way, but even if finals are required, we will probably finish relatively early.

We will meet at 8:30 AM. Over lunch, we will play the rock and roll audio questions. After we finish the tournament, we will resume BONGOS from where we left off.

Meeting place is the same as yesterday, outside 2114.
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Jay Misuk and his caravan of players should be coming and playing. There's almost certainly going to be enough free agents or people who didn't bother emailing you and showing up anyways to form a 6th team.
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