Varsity

Regular tournaments open to teams of all experience levels.

Centralia Autumn Academic Tournament

11/22/2014
Tournament Details
Host: 
Centralia High School
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

• First team from a school: $60
• Subsequent teams: $55 each
• Experienced moderator: -$20 (we will have to approve the moderator before we give the discount, so email the host about this before bringing your moderator to the tournament)
• Buzzer discount: -$5 for each fully-functional buzzer system, maximum of two (must work for 8 players to receive the discount)

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
BELLOCO
Question Format: 
20 tossup/bonus

Games will consist of 20 tossups with three-part, non-rebounding bonuses. The exact schedule for the tournament will depend on the final field size, but teams should expect to be divided into preliminary pools that will each play a round robin, followed by a rebracketing into championship and consolation pools. If the field fills, all teams should expect to play 10 games, ending around 4:00, with any necessary finals and tiebreakers following.

Contact
Ryan Kennedy

Oakville GSAC Mirror

03/28/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Oakville Senior High School
Field cap: 
18 (may expand with sufficient staff)
Fees and discounts: 

First team from a school: $65
Every subsequent team from a school: $60
Buzzer Discount: $5 per system
Staffer Discount: $10 per staffer
Minimum Fee: $25 per team

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
GSAC XXII
Question Format: 
20 tossups with 3-part bonuses, negs, and no powers

Oakville Senior High School will be hosting a mirror of GSAC, a housewritten tournament produced by Maggie Walker Governor's School (VA), on March 28, 2015.

Each round will consist of 20 tossup questions with 20 3-part bonuses should a team answer a tossup correctly. Tossups will be worth 10 points, with 5-point negs for incorrect interrupts. There will be no powers at this tournament.

Contact
Christina Whelehon

2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier

03/07/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Missouri Quizbowl Alliance at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Field cap: 
Initially 24 teams, but planning to expand to 30 or 36 once we have secured enough staff
Fees and discounts: 

Base fee for each team: $60
Buzzer discount: $5 discount for each working buzzer system your school brings. Each system must be fully functional for eight players to receive the discount.
Travel discount: $10 discount for every 100 miles your school travels to the tournament (one-way, as determined by Google Maps)
Scorekeeper discount: $20 discount for each competent scorekeeper your school brings.
Moderator discount: $30 discount for each experienced moderator your school brings. Moderators must be able to complete a 20 tossup/bonus game in 25-30 minutes to keep the tournament on schedule. We will reserve the right to choose our moderators.

The minimum entry fee is $25 per team. For schools providing scorekeepers or moderators, the minimum entry fee is $0.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
NAQT Invitational Series #144
Question Format: 
Untimed NAQT format (20 tossups with 3-part non-rebounding bonuses, powers, and negs)

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance would like to invite all MSHSAA-registered high school Scholar Bowl teams to participate in the 2015 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which will be held on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia on March 7, 2015.

Contact
Jeffrey Hill and Alex Dzurick
Results

1. Hallsville A (also small school champion)
2. Savannah
3. Hickman A
4. Rock Bridge B

Full stats: http://q.moqba.org

WUHSAC XVII

02/14/2015
Tournament Details
Host: 
Washington University in St. Louis
Field cap: 
36 (with the possibility that this might expand)
Fees and discounts: 

$10 per school plus $65 per team
-$5 per fully functional (eight-player) buzzer, up to $15 off per school
-$15 per experienced staff volunteer

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
Yale University's 2015 Bulldog High School Academic Tournament
Question Format: 
20 tossups with 20 point powers, no negs, and NON-rebounding bonuses

The Washington University Academic Team is excited to announce the seventeenth annual WUHSAC, to be held at Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday, February 14th, 2015. This is as in the previous two years, President's Day Weekend, which (weather permitting) is an ideal way to use the holiday by seeing our campus and the city of St. Louis!

The set is once again a mirror of Yale's BHSAT event. We are looking forward to a tournament that will (hopefully) be bigger and better than ever!

Contact
Sean Phillips

Jefferson City High School Tournament

11/01/2014
Tournament Details
Host: 
Jefferson City High School
Field cap: 
18
Fees and discounts: 

First team from a school: $60
Every subsequent team from a school: $50
Buzzer Discount: $5 per system
Discounts for bringing a staffer or staffers will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
2014 Maryland Spring
Question Format: 
20 tossups with 3-part rebounding bonuses

Each round will consist of 20 tossup questions with 20 3-part bonuses should a team answer a tossup correctly. Bonuses will rebound.

Since this is a regular difficulty question set, there will be no eligibility restrictions as there were for last year's tournament. Also, a single team can have no more than six players. If you have more than six players, please do not hesitate to sign up a second or even third team!

To register, please email both Jason Loy, at jloy@tuscumbialions.k12.mo.us, and Shelly Kiesling at shelly.kiesling@jcschools.us with the number of teams and buzzer systems you plan on bringing.

Contact
Shelly Kiesling
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