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by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effectively Posting and Communicating Your Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Effectively Posting and Communicating Your Tournament

As the new season gets underway, I figured I'd put together this guide on how to best announce and convey information about your upcoming event. Communication is key to ensuring that teams are prepared for your event, as well as bus drivers, parents, school administrators and bookkeepers. Your Tourn...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: 2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS

We have our initial field of 24 teams. We are pursuing additional staff in order to bring about an expansion to at least 28 teams.
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS

Two notable developments in our field: We have our first entry from Kansas. We look forward to having Wichita East in our field. (Update 8th Oct: We have received formal sanctioning from MSHSAA to allow out-of-state teams to compete. ) We've expanded to 30 teams. However, after discussing it with Co...
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS

We have secured enough staff to confidently expand our field to 32 teams. If you've been waiting for a field expansion so you don't have to fret about being on the waitlist, well, the expansion's happened; sign up today!
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: 2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS

Field (24/24) Brussels (IL) (2) Centralia (2) Clark County Elsberry Fulton Hannibal (2) Louisiana (2) Macomb (IL) (2) Mexico (2) Moberly (2) North Shelby Rochester (IL) Southwestern (Piasa, IL) (2) Sullivan (2) Williamsville (IL) Waitlist Scotland County Quincy (IL) (2) Macomb C Elsberry B Buzzers ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS
Replies: 2
Views: 158

2020 Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) - 8th February, Palmyra HS

On behalf of the members of Palmyra High School Scholar Bowl, I am thrilled to welcome your team to join others from across Northeast Missouri, Western Illinois and beyond at the inaugural Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) , scheduled for February 8th, 2020. PAWS will follow in the steps of pr...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: 2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS

We've hit our initial cap. We'll add future registrations to our waitlist in the event we're able to expand to 24 teams.
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS

The initial field is full. We will start a waitlist with the hopes of expanding the field. We're expanding the field to 24 teams. The waitlist will start once we hit the new cap. And we're full. Teams are encouraged to sign up for the waitlist in the event of either a spot opening up or another fie...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: 2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS

Field (18/18) Centralia (2) Clark County Fulton Knox County (2) Mexico (2) Moberly Montgomery County (2) North Shelby Palmyra (2) Pilot Grove (2) South Shelby Wellsville-Middletown Waitlist Paris Brookfield Schuyler County Buzzers (10/9) Centralia Clark County Fulton Knox County Mexico Moberly Mont...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS
Replies: 2
Views: 124

2020 South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) - Jan. 11, South Shelby HS

The members of South Shelby High School Scholar Bowl welcome your team to join others from across the region at the third South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) , scheduled for January 11th, 2020. SS WIN will consist of a minimum of eight games for all teams in a modified NAQT/national format: Ea...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS

After hashing out the details, we are going forward with a field expansion to 24 teams. However, this will be our cap. I am in the process of informing teams on the waitlist.
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS

The initial field is full. We will start a waitlist with the hopes of expanding the field.

We're expanding the field to 24 teams. The waitlist will start once we hit the new cap.
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS

Field (27/30) Clever (3) College Heights Christian (2) Crocker Fair Grove (2) Jasper Lakeland (2) Marionville (2) Mountain Grove Pierce City School of the Osage Sparta Spokane Springfield Central Springfield Glendale (2) Springfield Parkview (2) Strafford (2) Waynesville Wichita East (KS) Buzzers (...
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS
Replies: 4
Views: 253

2019 Kickapoo Classic - 7th Dec. 2019, Kickapoo HS

The members of Kickapoo High School Scholar Bowl welcome your team to join others from across the region at the 2019 Kickapoo Classic, scheduled for December 7th, 2019. The classic will consist of a minimum of eight games for all teams in a modified NAQT/national format: Each game shall consist of t...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS

It took us just over four hours for our initial field to fill. Rest assured we are compiling staff numbers to determine if we can make a field expansion to accommodate the potential waitlist. Again, commitments to provide staff can increase a school's spot on the waitlist.
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS

Field (30/32) Clever (3) College Heights Christian (2) Diamond Fair Grove (2) Hickory Co. Skyline (2) Jasper Lakeland Mexico Mountain Grove Pierce City (2) Spokane Springfield Central (2) Springfield Glendale (3) Springfield Kickapoo (3) Springfield Parkview Strafford Waynesville Weaubleau (2) Buzz...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS
Replies: 3
Views: 207

2019 Glendale Kickoff - 2nd November 2019, Glendale HS

The members of Glendale High School Scholar Bowl welcome your team to join others from across the region at the second Glendale Kickoff Tournament, scheduled for November 2nd, 2019. The Glendale Kickoff will consist of a minimum of eight games for all teams in a modified NAQT/national format: Correc...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Date Claims
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: 2019-20 Date Claims

We have one new tournament on my particular calendar for this season, the Palmyra Academic Winter Showdown (PAWS) on February 8th. I am immensely appreciative of Coach Gretta Stark, Superintendent Kirt Malone, and everyone at Palmyra R-I Schools for stepping forward to serve as a tournament host thi...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS

And just like that, we're full. We will start a waitlist, with preference given to teams able to provide staff. With enough staff we should be able to expand to 24 teams.
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS

Field (22/24) Teams in bold have submitted rosters Clever (2) College Heights Christian Eldon (2) Fair Grove (2) Greenwood Laboratory School Jasper Logan-Rogersville McDonald County Mountain Grove Reeds Spring (2) Southwest R-V (Washburn/Seligman) Springfield Glendale (2) Springfield Kickapoo (2) T...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS
Replies: 3
Views: 337

2019 Sparta Fall Tournament - 26th October 2019, Sparta HS

On behalf of the members of Sparta High School Scholar Bowl, we welcome your team to join others from across Southern Missouri at the second Sparta Fall Tournament, scheduled for October 26th, 2019. Our tournament will consist of a minimum of eight games for all teams in the standard 20/20 format, w...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Date Claims
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: 2019-20 Date Claims

Are non-MISSHA (sorry - it's summer, I can't remember what it is called exactly) allowed to attend the Moberly Young Scholars tournament on February 15th? Thank you! As Moberly MS's teams are registered with MSHSAA, we are requiring that teams be registered with MSHSAA, be it as full or affiliate m...
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Date Claims
Replies: 3
Views: 435

2019-20 Date Claims

On behalf of the below-mentioned schools, I am pleased to announce that these tournaments will be taking place during the forthcoming 2019-20 season, as sorted by region: Northeast Missouri South Shelby Winter Invitational (SS WIN) , January 11th, South Shelby HS (high school, roster-restricted) Pal...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BYE BYE MULTIPLIER
Replies: 1
Views: 411

BYE BYE MULTIPLIER

One step closer to Promotion and Relegation in Missouri high school athletics: https://www.stltoday.com/sports/high-school/mshsaa-members-vote-out-private-school-multiplier-in-exchange-for/article_fc2bd80c-946e-11e9-a649-2fc3f75282fc.html#tracking-source=home-trending One notable question, though: w...
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 189749

Re: Things that don't suck

L-Town Expatriate wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:16 pm
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by L-Town Expatriate
Sun May 26, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 HSNCT
Replies: 9
Views: 538

Re: 2019 HSNCT

NAQT website is under heavy demand. From what I've heard:
Ladue is 9-1
St Joe Central A is 7-3

NKC and Kickapoo A finished 5-5, Helias 4-6
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue May 14, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 42
Views: 10564

Re: Conference Carousel

Welcome to the Capital City Cavaliers! ("Cap City Cavs!") This continues to fuel speculation that a new conference will form among the two Jeff City public high schools, three Columbia public high schools, and Sedalia Smith-Cotton. Now you can add Helias to the mix. In what is perhaps the most over...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu May 09, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MSNCT
Replies: 3
Views: 344

2019 MSNCT

Missouri will have seven teams among the 176 set to compete in Chicago this weekend: -Columbia Independent A, B & C -Columbia West A & B -Reed Academy of Springfield -Washington Also, St Louis Patriots are first on the standby list, in the event of a drop. (Washington B is third.) Best wishes to our...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Game Day Stamina
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Game Day Stamina

With several of our teams taking on full-day Saturday tournaments, one issue I've seen popping up has been stamina. Teams not used to the rigor of 9+ games in one day might find themselves struggling or their performance slipping as the typically tougher afternoon rounds progress. This thread on the...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MSHSAA Districts
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: 2019 MSHSAA Districts

Stephanie and I are staffing Leeton's district this morning. Defending Class One champs Lakeland are among the teams competing here today.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019

It wouldn't be a tournament in Missouri this season without a poorly timed snowfall, and sure enough it happened. But it didn't stop us from having what I hope what was a wonderful tournament this weekend. Kickapoo A completed a convincing 10-0 run through the Varsity division, defeating Hallsville ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019

Hallsville C edged Kirksville C to claim the Novice/JV division title. Once I receive the stats file and upload it, I'll have details posted.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019

Varsity stats are up: Combined • Prelims • Playoffs • SuperPlayoffs Congratulations to Kickapoo A for going 9-0 to win the Varsity division! Hallsville A finished second, while Orchard Farm took care of Kirksville B for third. Novice division is still playing, as Kirksville C just spoilt Hallsville ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: 2019 Outstate Missouri Academic Rendezvous (OMAR) - Moberly HS, 30th March 2019

We're expanding the varsity field to 24 teams. Teams on the waitlist should reply to the e-mail I just sent to confirm their availability.
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

After suffering its lone loss, Helias A regrouped and handed Moberly its first loss to force a one-game playoff for the championship, which the Crusaders won to claim the tournament title. Third place came down to a pair of tie-breaker games between Helias B, Mexico, and Tolton A. Helias B defeated ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

Helias A defeated Moberly to win BRIC, 360-140

Helias B defeated Tolton A for the chance to play Mexico A for third. Mexico claimed third.

Detailed write-up later this weekend. Stats have been uploaded.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

And Tolton A defeated Mexico 210-200 to bring about a three-way tie for third. Helias B defeated Tolton A to also finish 2-3. The teams have opted to play half-games for third.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

Helias A defeated Moberly 300-180 to force a one-game final, with both teams 4-1.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

Helias A's shock loss to Tolton A gives Moberly the opportunity to win first outright this round. We might need to use tiebreakers to sort out second and third. The other games right now are Mexico A (2-2) & Tolton A (1-3), while Helias B and Tolton B (both also 1-3) are the third match.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 2019 BRIC - 16th March 2019, Mexico HS

Prelims are complete After seven rounds, Moberly and Helias A take perfect records into the playoff pool. Two of their wins will carry over, while Helias B and Mexico A will have 1-1 records and both Tolton teams will have 0-2 records to start the playoff phase. Our remaining eight teams will be gu...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 Belton After-School Invitational Challenge (BASIC)
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Re: 2019 Belton After-School Invitational Challenge (BASIC)

We had 22 teams take part tonight. (Long story as to why we had to move it to today.) We utilized four pools of 5-6 teams, with the top team in each pool playing off for the top three trophies. Remaining teams played one placement game against a team that finished in a similar position in a neighbor...
by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - POSTPONED TO 9th March 2019, Moberly
Replies: 13
Views: 1288

Re: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - 9th March 2019, Moberly

Columbia Independent A completed another perfect Saturday, going 9-0 to win the tournament title. West A finished second, while CIS B defeated their D-team counterparts to claim third. Yogev Angelovici of CIS B was our top individual scorer. Links to stats: Prelims • Playoffs • Combined I extend my ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - POSTPONED TO 9th March 2019, Moberly
Replies: 13
Views: 1288

Re: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - 9th March 2019, Moberly

Congratulations to CIS A for a perfect 9-0 performance today to win MYST! West A finished second with a 7-2 record, including 4-1 in the playoffs. CIS B beat CIS D to claim third.

Stats will be uploaded momentarily. A larger write-up later this weekend.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - POSTPONED TO 9th March 2019, Moberly
Replies: 13
Views: 1288

Re: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - 9th March 2019, Moberly

Prelim Stats are up: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/55 ... s/prelims/

Advancing to the playoff pool are CIS A, CIS B & Columbia West A with 1-0 records. Also advancing, but with 0-1 carryover records, are CIS D, West B and Moberly A.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: WAY TO GO EAST CENTRAL!!
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: WAY TO GO EAST CENTRAL!!

Looks like East Central will finish sixth this weekend in Orlando. Well done!
by L-Town Expatriate
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: It's that time again
Replies: 8
Views: 2526

Re: It's that time again

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by L-Town Expatriate
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - POSTPONED TO 9th March 2019, Moberly
Replies: 13
Views: 1288

Re: 2019 MYST (MS Tournament) - POSTPONED TO 9th March 2019, Moberly

Tournament primer will go out to all 17 teams this afternoon. If you are available to be the 18th, please let us know ASAP!