Groger Ranks 2021-22 Midseason Poll

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Groger Ranks 2021-22 Midseason Poll

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Hello all!

We are pleased to announce the again-somewhat-delayed HSQB Midseason Poll for the 2021-22 season. As always, this poll is open to all players, coaches, and others who feel they have a grasp on the national high school quizbowl landscape for this school year. Please rank the teams that you feel are in the top 30 this season and fill out your ballot in order.

Please take note of the changes in the poll from previous iterations. Specifically, you can now either give a separate reasoning for each team, a combined reasoning, or both (for example, if you have specific reasonings for the top 20 teams, but only general justification beyond that). If you choose the first option, you do not have to give reasonings for every single team; however, you should try to justify as many picks as possible, and you should certainly justify any "hot takes" you may have.

In addition, there is a new section on the poll ("Miscellany"). Here, you can shout out a team you think deserves recognition despite not being in the top-30, indicate your willingness to participate in a podcast, or just give general comments on the state of quizbowl today.

As always, some quick notes on filling out the ballot:
- When filling out this poll, please do not abbreviate team names at all. Specifically, please use the name of the team as it appears in the official standings for the 2021 HSNCT. If a team did not go to HSNCT, use your best judgment but try to be as standard and official as possible with your naming conventions.
- Use symbols as they appear in NAQT statistics (for example putting Thomas Jefferson Science & Tech A instead of Thomas Jefferson Science and Tech A)
- In addition, please put a letter with every team, even if you don't think it needs it. For example, Uni Lab should be input as University Lab A, even if they did not carry a letter designation at HSNCT.
- Try to avoid putting spaces after team names (instead of "Richard Montgomery A " put "Richard Montgomery A")
- You don't have to be a high schooler to vote; we encourage anyone involved in high school quizbowl, whether as a player, coach, frequent staffer, or knowledgeable onlooker, to participate
- We reserve the right to remove any ballots with very "hot takes" or obvious ulterior motives if they lack coherent justification
- Any ballots without any justification can be struck down (for example just putting "thoughts and feelings" or "stats" will no longer be enough - we do not require essays of course but we would prefer to see people put thought into their ballots)

We will continue our policy of no longer allowing responses to be anonymous. If you have special circumstances that require anonymity, please email us at [email protected].

The poll will close January 25 at 11:59 PM Central. We realize that some tournaments will take place between now and then - you can take those into account in your ballots, and will be allowed to change your responses up to the deadline.

Before filling out your ballots, it might be helpful to check out our midseason rankings: overall; mACF-only; NAQT-only.

The poll can be found here.

Thanks for voting!
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The poll closes tonight at 11:59 CST; make sure to get your ballot in by then!
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Re: Groger Ranks 2021-22 Midseason Poll

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Will the results from the poll be out soon? It's been about a month since it closed.
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jzlau2 wrote: Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:47 pm Will the results from the poll be out soon? It's been about a month since it closed.
(Not Aadi, but the results were posted here a month ago: https://grogerranks.com/2022/01/28/2021 ... ason-poll/)
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