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First MOQBA Convention Offering

The enthusiastic gang at the Missouri Quiz Bowl Association have volunteered, in the person of Charlie Dees, to direct a session at the September 26 MACA Convention entitled "Pyramidal and NAQT Questions in Missouri Explained." As envisioned, the presentation would be "intended to be an explanation of pyramidal quizbowl and the new pyramidal circuit that has emerged locally over the last few years, and how it relates to the new NAQT-written MSHSAA tournament which uses a large (number) of pyramidal questions." This should be a hot-button topic, with talk of shifting the format of the jv stat

De Smet Jesuit High School Junior Varsity Invitational Touranment

02/05/2011 08:11
Tournament Details
Host: 
Tom Sothers
Field cap: 
24
Fees and discounts: 

Entry fee $50; buzzer system discount $10.

The De Smet J.V. Invitational tournament will be held at De Smet Jesuit High School on Feb 5, 2011. The field will be limited to 24 teams, additional teams per school allowed on first come basis.. J.V. is defined as only Freshmen or Sophomores. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the coaches meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. Please enter the school by way of the commons door on the Emerson Rd (Highway 270) side of the school. All teams are requested to bring a buzzer system (ten dollar discount). Please make checks payable to De Smet Jesuit High School.

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Tom Sothers

2010 MACA Convention summary

Nighttime photo of the lake.  We were here.  Where were you?
We were here. Where were you?

“The Brainstorm at the Lake,” MACA’s annual conference, hit the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach on September 26-27, and was declared a success. The day featured a variety of breakout sessions, a “new” president in the morning, and an election of a vice-president in the afternoon. Coach of the Year awards went to four top coaches, and member-emeritus Troy Kinast won the Carol Farmer Founders Award. One karma-charmed member won a new ZeeCraft buzzer system, donated by the ZeeCraft people.

2010 MACA Honorees

2010 Coaches of the Year

  • Class 1 — Lori Chester, St. Joseph Christian
  • Class 2 — Jen Padberg, Barstow
  • Class 3 — Shawn Logan, Smithville
  • Class 4 — Bob Odzinski, Kirksville

2009-10 Carol Farmer Founder's Award

  • Troy Kinast, Thomas Jefferson

Change in Date for MSHSAA Online Rules Review

Stacy Schroeder, Associate Executive Director of the Missouri State High School Activities Association, has announced that the MSHSAA has moved the date that the Scholar Bowl online rules review becomes available from the originally scheduled date of Friday, October 1 to Monday, October 4. The rulebook packets are being shipped on Wednesday, September 29 and people really need to have the rulebook in hand before they do the rules review. MSHSAA anticipates that more coaches will have them in hand if they post the review on Monday.

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