Arcadia Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce:
Arcadia Carnal Embrace VI
LOCATION: Arcadia High School, 180 Campus Dr., Arcadia CA 91007
DATE: The tournament will be held on February 18, 2012. Check-in begins at 8:00 am, and first round should begin around 9 am. Schedules will be distributed at check-in.
FORMAT: The tournament will be using NAQT IS-111. The tournament will adhere to Official NAQT Rules. Each round will be run as untimed, 10-question halves, with a preliminary round robin followed by reseeding based on results from the round robin phase. Seedings in the individual sub-brackets will be determined by the overall win-loss record.
Ties for reseedings will be resolved based on points per bonus, followed by points per game.
As stated in the NAQT HSNCT (High School National Championship Tournament) qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the HSNCT held in Atlanta, Georgia.
ELIGIBILITY: All high school students are welcome to attend.
Base fee = $80
-$5 for a fully-functional buzzer system (Must have at least four working buzzers on both sides) There is no limit to the number of buzzers systems a school would like to bring
-$10 for each team after the first
-$10 for each team traveling distances over 100 miles, according to Google Maps
-$10 for each team that has not competed in an NAQT tournament in the past 2 years.
-$10 moderator discount (this is going to be tentative, depending on the field)
Minimum fee = $60/team
Please make checks payable to: Arcadia High School Quiz Bowl. Please do not make a check out to any other person or entity. Checks, or cash will be due at the start of the tournament during registration. Should your team not be able to provide the payment at this time, and would like to send their registration fee in advance or later, please contact the Tournament Director at to make the proper arrangements.
PRIZES: Prizes will be offered to the top teams, as well as to the top individual scorers.
REGISTRATION: The tournament director is Andrew Wang. The advisor of this tournament will be Mr. Christopher Schultz. If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please e-mail Andrew Wang at andrewwang611 at gmail with the following information:
1) Your school’s name
2) Coach (or representative) name and e-mail address
3) The number of teams you are bringing
4) The number of buzzer systems
5) Any moderators you have to offer
There is a tentative field cap of 16 teams. The field will be expanded if there is enough interest.
Updates about the tournament will primarily be through the Southern California High School Quiz Bowl listserv; in addition, they should also be posted online on the tournament announcement section on hsquizbowl.org.
Information regarding places to eat, directions to the school and directions to local eateries will be provided to all registered teams.