Past Tournaments

Hallsville Invitational VI

02/03/2018
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hallsville
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

base fee (first team from each school): $70
second or subsequent teams: $65
travel discount (100 miles or more one way): -$5 per team
buzzer discount (must work for eight players; limit two per school): -$5

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
DEFT
Question Format: 
20/20

This tournament will feature the twenty tossup/bonus format using the DEFT set by Darien HS. (This set is also being used at the Piasa Bird Invite on 1/13/18. So if you are attending that tournament you won't be able to attend this one.) Games consist of twenty tossups worth ten points each followed by non-rebounding bonuses worth up to thirty points. Tossups will feature "powers" (additional points awarded for correct buzzes very early in the question) and "negs" (five point deductions for incorrect answers before the question is finished).

Contact
Scott Allen

The Winter Academic Invitational (TWAIN)

01/27/2018
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hannibal High School
Field cap: 
36
Fees and discounts: 

  • First team: $65
  • Additional teams: $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)
  • Discount for providing competent staff: $5 per staffer (maximum $10)
All discounts are subject to the discretion of tournament officials.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
GSAC XXV
Question Format: 
20/20, powers, no negs, rebounding bonus, golden tossup in event of overtime

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

Contact
Kyle Hill and Amy Sternke

Moberly Young Scholars Tournament (MYST)

01/20/2018
Tournament Details
Host: 
Moberly High School
Field cap: 
12 in each division
Fees and discounts: 

All discounts are subject to the discretion of tournament officials.

First team: $65
Additional teams: $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)
Discount for providing competent staff: $5 per staffer (maximum $10)

Additionally, novice teams that participate in MYST are eligible for a $10 discount off their registration fee for the Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous, set for April 7th at Moberly High School.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
SCOP 8
Question Format: 
20/20, powers, no negs, rebounding bonus, golden tossup in event of overtime

We will host a junior varsity/novice division and a middle school/junior high division. Middle school/junior high programs must be properly registered with MSHSAA in order to participate. There will be no roster restrictions for the MS/JH division; the JV division will have a roster restriction:
All freshmen may compete. NO seniors may compete.
Sophomores who have not competed at HSNCT, SSNCT or PACE NSC may compete.
Juniors who have not previously competed at any 20/20 tournament may compete.

Contact
Kyle Hill & Kathy Brandon

South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN)

01/06/2018
Tournament Details
Host: 
South Shelby High School
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

First team: $65
Additional teams: $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)
Discount for providing competent staffer: $5 per staffer (maximum $10)

All discounts are subject to the discretion of tournament officials.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
NAQT IS-171A
Question Format: 
20/20, powers, no negs, rebounding bonus, golden tossup in event of overtime

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

  • Each game shall consist of two halves of ten tossups each, with each correct tossup followed by a three-part bonus.
  • Correct tossup answers are ten points each, with an additional five-point “power” awarded for a correct answer given before a pre-determined point in the tossup.
  • Unlike other NAQT/national tournaments, we will NOT assess a five-point penalty for interrupting the moderator during the tossup with an incorrect answer.

Contact
Kyle Hill & Ann Neubauer

Hallsville Fall Academic Tournament V

10/28/2017
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hallsville High School
Field cap: 
24
Fees and discounts: 

Fees:
base fee (first team from each school): $70
second or subsequent teams: $65
travel discount (100 miles or more one way): -$5 per school
buzzer discount (must work for eight players; limit two per school): -$5

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
RMBCT
Question Format: 
20/20

Hallsville is pleased to announce the fifth annual Hallsville Fall Academic Tournament to be held October 28th, 2017. This tournament will be run in the twenty tossup/bonus format on the RMBCT set being produced in collaboration between Beavercreek and Richard Montgomery schools. Games consist of twenty tossups worth ten points each followed by non-rebounding bonuses worth up to thirty points. Tossups will feature "powers" (additional points awarded for correct buzzes very early in the question) but no penalty for an incorrect early buzz (no negs).

Contact
Scott Allen

2017 MACA Middle School State Tournament

03/18/2017
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hallsville High School
Field cap: 
18
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#21
Question Format: 
20/20
Contact
Scott Allen

2017 MACA JV State Tournament

03/11/2017
Tournament Details
Host: 
Helias High School
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

First team from each school: $75
Second and subsequent teams from each school: $55
Providing a fully functioning buzzer system: -$5 per system (limit two per school)

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
Olympia Academic Competition Questions
Question Format: 
20/20
Contact
Jason Loy

Hallsville Invitational Tournament V

02/04/2017
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hallsville High School
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

base fee (first team from each school): $70
second or subsequent teams: $65
travel discount (100 miles or more one way): -$5 per team
buzzer discount (must work for eight players; limit two per school): -$5

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
BASQT II by Bergen Academies
Question Format: 
20/20 with Powers, Negs and Non-Rebounding Bonuses
Contact
Scott Allen

The Winter Academic Invitational (TWAIN) at Hannibal High School

01/28/2017
Tournament Details
Host: 
Hannibal High School
Field cap: 
24
Fees and discounts: 

First team: $65
Additional teams: $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)
Discount for providing competent staff: $5 per staffer (maximum $10)
All discounts are subject to the discretion of tournament officials.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
to be determined
Question Format: 
20/20 - No negs, three-part rebounding bonus, powers if the set is marked

To register for this tournament, please visit http://tinyurl.com/TWAIN2017Registration.

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

Contact
Kyle Hill and Amy Sternke

Moberly Young Scholars Tournament (MYST) - Novice/JV 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 middle school 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: 
HSAPQ Novice
Question Format: 
20/20

The JV division will have a roster restriction:

  • All freshmen may compete. NO seniors may compete.
  • Sophomores who have not competed at HSNCT, SSNCT or PACE NSC may compete.
  • Juniors who have not previously competed at any 20/20 tournament may compete.

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.

Contact
Kyle Hill and Kathy Brandon