Does your school need new buzzers?
Apply for a Matt's Buzzers grant! $250 grants will be awarded on December 1.
View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:03 pm



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 
Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11) 
Author Message
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 160
Post Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
Hello coaches,

The Oakville High School Quizbowl team will be hosting our first ever Oakville Novice Academic Tournament on October 29th.

Our school is located at 5557 Milburn Road, Oakville MO 63129. Please private message me or email me at whelehonc@mehlville.k12.mo.us for my personal cell phone number should you need to contact me with any questions the day of the tournament.

Current Field (updated 10/17):
CBC (one buzzer)
Webster Groves (one buzzer)
NKC 2 teams (one buzzer)
SLUH (one buzzer)
Lutheran South (one buzzer)
St. Joseph's Academy 2 teams (1 buzzer)
Hannibal
Hancock (one buzzer)

*Please let me know if your team count and/or buzzer count is incorrect. If we have an odd number of teams competing, I will put in an Oakville novice team to even out the field.

We will have a field cap of twelve teams. If you are at all able to provide staff, that would be greatly appreciated, especially because if we can find more staff, we will be more likely to be able to expand the field and let more of your teams in. If you would like to register teams, please send your registrations to whelehonc@mehlville.k12.mo.us.

Question Format
We will be using a set called SCOP 2 written to be very accessible to brand new players. We are producing 10 rounds of 20/20 with the following distribution:

4/4 Literature
5/5 Science (with 1/1 noncomp math)
5/5 Social Studies (4/4 history; 1/1 current events, geography, etc)
3/3 RMPSS
2/2 Fine Arts
1/1 Trash

Last year's SCOP question set can be found here: http://www.quizbowlpackets.com/archive/2010SCOP/.

We will be using powers and negs (+5 if a player buzzes in during the bolded portion of the question and answers correctly, -5 if a player buzzes in before the completion of a question and answers incorrectly.)

Eligibility Rules
All freshmen can play.
All sophomores who did not attend a quiz bowl national championship in the past can play.
All juniors who never played a tournament before their junior year can play.
No seniors can play.
If your team has already competed at a SCOP 2 Tournament this season, your team is ineligible to play. (22 Oct: Springfield High School, Springfield, IL; 15 Oct: Tuscumbia High School, Tuscumbia, MO; 15 Oct: Harding University, Searcy, AR)

Entry Fees
We prefer to receive payment prior to the tournament date; however, if that is not possible, we will accept payment the day of the tournament.

First team from a school: $50
Any additional teams from the same school: $45 per team
Working Buzzer discount*: $5 per system
Staff discount*: $5 per staffer
Minimum fee: $20 per team.

*Buzzer/staff discounts are on a first come, first serve basis.

Since there are no restaurants within walking distance, we will also provide pizza (pepperoni and cheese) at a minimal cost. We will be providing lunch free of charge for any staffers.

This event will be affiliated with the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance, who are running many other tournaments in the St. Louis area this season. You can find out more about their upcoming events on http://moqba.org.

We hope to see you and all your novice players here on the 29th of October!

Thank you,

Christina Whelehon


Last edited by OakvilleHSCoach on Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:30 pm, edited 8 times in total.



Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:14 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2011
Posts: 94
Location: St. Louis, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
Spots are still open, and this is a great opportunity to get your novice players interested in quiz bowl. Sign up soon!


Sun Sep 25, 2011 6:16 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2011
Posts: 94
Location: St. Louis, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
We're closing in on two weeks to the tournament, so any teams that want a spot should sign up soon!


Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:52 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 160
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
We currently have ten confirmed teams- and two slots open. Please contact me at whelehonc@mehlville.k12.mo.us if you are interested in entering a team.


Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:30 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Apr 23, 2011
Posts: 1274
Location: Pacific, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
I'll be posting game scores in my room on twitter at: http://twitter.com/#!/JacobORourke1


Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:48 am
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Mar 13, 2010
Posts: 209
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
Prelim stats


Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:46 am
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Mar 13, 2010
Posts: 209
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
Playoff Stats

1. NKC B
2. Hannibal
3. CBC



Combined Stats


Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:24 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 160
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
Congratulations to North Kansas City B, who, in an advantaged final beat Hannibal 330-175.

First Place: North Kansas City B
Second Place: Hannibal
Third Place: CBC
Fourth Place: Oakville A

Thank you to all coaches, teams, moderators, and staff who helped this event run smoothly! Special thanks to Sam Haynes for helping with stats and teaching me how to run a tournament. :)


Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:56 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 01, 2006
Posts: 1890
Location: St. Louis, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
I'd like to congratulate Christina Whehelon on running probably the most ruthlessly efficient tournament (the best way to run it) I may have seen in a very long while and hosting an incredibly fun day! I absolutely loved reading for all these up and comers and I hope they had a lot of fun too. I heard many positive things and hope a great time was had by all! Congrats Christina and Oakville!


Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:40 pm
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2011
Posts: 94
Location: St. Louis, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
I'd like to piggyback off of what Sean said and thank all of the staff for coming out to help, including Jacob O'Rourke, Justin Bayer, Marshall Mullins, and Sam Haynes, and, of course, Sean. This tournament wouldn't have been a success without everyone.


Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:15 am
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Apr 23, 2011
Posts: 1274
Location: Pacific, MO
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
I'd just like to say I had a blast reading at this tournament. Mrs. Whelehon and her kids ran a great tournament, and they also have a great attitude about quiz bowl. Props to Sam, Sean, Marshall, and Justin for helping out too. Also I would like to thank the writers of the SCOP Novice set, who wrote such a fantastic set. It was a joy to read not once, but twice.


Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:31 am
Profile
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 160
Post Re: Oakville High School SCOP Novice Tournament (10/29/11)
I received an email from PACE about retroactively affiliating this tournament, but after reviewing the specific information for the tournament, they said that we do not qualify because we had eligibility restrictions for the tournament.

I apologize for the misinformation.


Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:45 am
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Forum style by STSoftware for PTF.
Translated by MaĆ«l Soucaze © 2010 phpBB.fr