Middle School (MSHSAA)

7th-8th grade tournaments open to MSHSAA schools.

Moberly Young Scholars Tournament (MYST) - Middle School Division

11/05/2016
Tournament Details
Host: 
Moberly Middle School
Field cap: 
8 (subject to expansion)
Fees and discounts: 

First team: $65
Additional teams (including teams in the novice/JV division): $60
Discount for travelling more than 100 miles each way (determined by Google Maps): $10
Discount for providing a working buzzer set: $5 (maximum $10 per school)
Discount for providing competent staff: $5 per staffer (maximum $10 per school)
All discounts are subject to the discretion of tournament officials.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
SAGES PLATO I
Question Format: 
20/20

Middle school programs must be properly registered with MSHSAA in order to participate.

Please note the different location.
As Moberly High School is hosting all-district music, MYST will take place at Moberly Middle School, north of the high school building at 920 KWIX Road.

This tournament will consist of a minimum of seven games for all teams in a modified national format:

Contact
Kyle Hill and Kathy Brandon

2016 MACA Middle School State Tournament

03/19/2016
Tournament Details
Host: 
Missouri Academic Coaches Association (at Hallsville HS)
Field cap: 
24
Fees and discounts: 

Base fee (first team from each school): $75 (teams will receive a $15 discount if they provide a scorekeeper or moderator)
Second or subsequent teams: $55
Buzzer discount (must work for eight players; limit two per school): -$5
Minimum entry fee: $20

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
NAQT MS-#18
Question Format: 
20/20
Contact
Scott Allen

Buffalo Prairie Middle School Academic Tournament

02/07/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Kim Canole
Field cap: 
16
Fees and discounts: 

Fifty dollars per team. 2 team limit per school.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
The supplier will be Questions Galore.
Question Format: 
This will be a sixteen-team tournament for 7th and 8th grade students only. Teams must have a minimum of four players and a maximum of eight. Schools may bring a maximum of two teams if they choose, but team members are not interchangeable once morning play has begun. Every team will play six games. The first three games will be “pool play” with schools paired randomly. The results will then be used to seed two double elimination brackets for the remainder of the tournament.

Teams placing 1st through 3rd will receive a trophy. The top ten players overall will receive a medal award. The members of every participating team shall receive a certificate of participation.

Field:

Ash Grove (1)
Buffalo (2)
Camdenton (2)
Clever (2)
College Heights (2)
Mount Vernon (1)
Reeds Spring (2)
Richland (2)
Shell Knob (2)

Wait list:

Cassville (1)

Contact
Kim Canole

Camdenton Laker Bowl

02/21/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Camdenton Middle School
Field cap: 
12 (middle school division); 12 (elementary school division)
Fees and discounts: 

Base fee (first team from each school): $60
All subsequent teams: $50
Travel discount (100 miles or more one way): -$5 per team
Buzzer discount (lockout system, must work for eight players): -$5
Experienced moderator* discount: -$10, lunch for moderator

*As a 2nd year school to quiz bowl, we have a relative shortage of experienced moderators. Please let me know if you have experienced moderators; we would love to have them!

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
NAQT Middle School Series #12
Question Format: 
20 tossups with 3 part rebounding bonuses (middle school); 16 tossups with 3 part rebounding bonuses (elementary)

There will be a middle school division (7th/8th grade teams from MSHSAA-affiliated schools) and one for students in the sixth grade or below. Rosters shall be limited to 8 players and we request that you limit teams to six players so as to maximize playing time for all students.

We will have trophies for 1st-3rd place teams and medals for individual students who make all-tournament team honors.

Contact
C.J. Luetkemeyer

Tuscumbia Winter Tournament

01/17/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Tuscumbia High School
Field cap: 
12 teams (JV division); 18 teams (middle school division)
Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
SCOP Novice 5
Question Format: 
20 tossups with 3-part bonuses

Tuscumbia High School will hosting an academic tournament on Saturday, January 17, 2015 with both JV and middle school divisions. Tentatively, the JV division will be capped at eighteen teams, and the middle school division will be capped at twelve. All students in grades 7 and 8 are eligible to compete in the middle school division; all students in grades 9 and 10 are eligible for the JV division, regardless of previous experience. The limit on team size in both divisions is eight, although teams of six or fewer students are encouraged. Other than the field limit, there is a not a limit on the number of teams that an individual school can bring.

Oakville is using the same question set for their tournament on November 1. If you are planning on attending the Oakville tournament, you may not attend this tournament.

Contact
Jason Loy
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