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by Reklaw
Fri Dec 01, 2023 11:05 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Feb 17- Clever Novice and Middle School
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Re: Feb 17- Clever Novice and Middle School

NOVICE Teams (13/18) Clever Fair Grove Gainesville Hallsville Hartville Houston Lockwood Nevada Pierce City Skyline Spokane Thayer Weaubleau (2) Moderators (9/9)* Gainesville Hallsville Nevada (2) Pierce Houston Skyline (2) Spokane Middle School Teams (18/18) Clever Fair Grove Hallsville (2) Housto...
by Reklaw
Fri Dec 01, 2023 10:28 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Feb 17- Clever Novice and Middle School
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Feb 17- Clever Novice and Middle School

Coaches, Clever HS is proud to announce we will be hosting the second Clever Novice and Spring Middle School tournaments on Saturday, February 17, 2024. This is 2 separate tournaments (one for Novice teams, and one for Middle School teams). The tournaments will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format an...
by Reklaw
Fri Dec 01, 2023 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

And just as the Southwest started settling down on re-alignments, a new conference, the Greater Ozark Conference , decides to form and start upsetting more conference. Of particular note in this it seems the SWCL is losing 3 (Billings, Spokane, and Crane), dropping them to 5 members. Mark Twain and ...
by Reklaw
Wed Nov 22, 2023 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

Just as Mid-Lakes hit a stride and went back up to 8, Skyline announces they’re moving to the Southwest conference . Several former MLC members are here, and the size matchup makes more sense, according to Skyline’s AD. I won’t elaborate, but I expect Mid-Lakes will want to replace Skyline as they l...
by Reklaw
Fri Sep 22, 2023 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

Shakeups as the Big 8 loses 3 to the Mid-Lakes. Hollister, Reeds Spring, and Springfield Catholic will join the Mid Lakes next year.
by Reklaw
Tue Sep 05, 2023 11:24 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Oct 21- Clever Middle School
Replies: 0
Views: 7084

Oct 21- Clever Middle School

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 2nd annual Clever Middle School Scholar Bowl tournament on October 21, 2023. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format and we will be utilizing Powers for early buzzing. We will NOT be using bouncebacks on bonus questions or negative points for wr...
by Reklaw
Tue Sep 05, 2023 9:09 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 11- Clever Invitational
Replies: 0
Views: 7183

Nov 11- Clever Invitational

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 9th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 11, 2023. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format and we will be utilizing Powers for early buzzing. We will NOT be using bouncebacks on bonus questions or negative p...
by Reklaw
Fri Feb 03, 2023 5:50 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Novice/MS- 2/18
Replies: 2
Views: 3699

Re: Clever Novice/MS- 2/18

Current Fields

NOVICE (14 teams)

Clever-2
Diamond
Forsyth
Gainesville
Greenfield
Greenwood
Houston
Lockwood
Skyline
Spokane
Thayer
Weaubleau-2

MS (16 Teams)

Clever-2
Forsyth
Greenfield-2
Greenwood
Hallsville-2
Houston
Plato
Thayer-2
Weaubleau-2
Webb City-2
by Reklaw
Thu Jan 12, 2023 1:01 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Novice/MS- 2/18
Replies: 2
Views: 3699

Clever Novice/MS- 2/18

Coaches, Clever HS is proud to announce we will be hosting the first ever Clever Novice and Spring Middle School tournaments on Saturday, February 18th. This is 2 separate tournaments (one for Novice teams, and one for Middle School teams). The tournaments will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format an...
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 14, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

Everyone, Thank you for an awesome day! I know what feels crazy and hectic on my end probably went smoother than I believe, and it is in large part to everyone who was here getting things done. Thank you. Most importantly, I was not needed to read any parts in The Crucible the rest of the nights. I ...
by Reklaw
Mon Oct 24, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: October 24- Clever Middle School
Replies: 2
Views: 1282

Re: October 24- Clever Middle School

Everyone, Thank you for an awesome day! I know what feels crazy and hectic on my end probably went smoother than I believe, and it is in large part to everyone who was here getting things done. Thank you. Woodland went undefeated on the day to take 1st place after 9 rounds. Houston only lost to Wood...
by Reklaw
Wed Oct 05, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

This tournament has expanded to 36 teams.

If you are wanting to attend but haven't signed up, please fill out the form. I will consider one last expansion to 42 if there is sufficient interest.
by Reklaw
Fri Sep 16, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

Tournament is currently awaiting MSHSAA Sanctioning. After that happens, we'll likely expand to 30. We currently have more interest, and may consider one more expansion after talks with admins about space available.
by Reklaw
Thu Aug 25, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

I have your entry from the form. I will hopefully get to emailing those on the list by the end of the week. First week has been a bit nuts.
by Reklaw
Tue Aug 16, 2022 2:31 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: October 24- Clever Middle School
Replies: 2
Views: 1282

Re: October 24- Clever Middle School

Current Field 14/18

Clever-2
Fair Grove-1
Forsyth-1
Hartville-1
Houston-1
Skyline-1
Strafford-1
Thayer-2
Weaubleau-1
Webb City-2
Woodland (Ak)-1

Waiting List Teams (Teams will be added in pairs)

Skyline B
by Reklaw
Tue Aug 16, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

Current Field 42/42 Ash Grove-2 Central (SGF) Clever-2 College Heights- 2 Conway-2 Fair Grove-1 Forsyth-1 Fort Osage-1 Galena- 1 Glendale-2 Greenfield-1 Greenwood-2 Hillcrest-1 Houston-2 Jasper-2 Kickapoo-2 Lakeland-1 Lockwood-1 Mountain Grove-1 Nevada-1 Parkview-1 Plato-1 Richland-1 Rogers Heritag...
by Reklaw
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Nov 12- Clever HS

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 8th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 12, 2021. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format and we will be utilizing Powers for early buzzing. We will NOT be using bouncebacks on bonus questions or negative p...
by Reklaw
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: October 24- Clever Middle School
Replies: 2
Views: 1282

October 24- Clever Middle School

Coaches, On behalf of Coach Bloxom and myself, Clever HS & MS would like to invite you to our Middle School Academic Tournament on Monday, October 24, 2022. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format and we will be utilizing Powers for early buzzing. We will NOT be using bouncebacks...
by Reklaw
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Re: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

First, Thank you to everyone who came and staffed. This was the largest event in Clever's history, and we had exactly the right amount of staff to make it happen. The day ended somewhat awkwardly. After prelim rounds, 8 teams advanced to the playoffs with no carry over games. The top 8 were rebracke...
by Reklaw
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Re: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

In what I can only describe as my personal moment of insanity, I have expanded the field to 30.

There is a spot for one team if someone is interested. Please fill out the form and email me if you want that spot. If you can provide some scorekeepers, that would be nice.

Thanks
by Reklaw
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Re: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

I am mostly comfortable at this time expanding to 24 teams. I have sent emails to teams on the waiting lists to ensure interest, but there are still a few spots open if anyone is still interested. I would greatly appreciate if teams can provide Moderators and those teams will be given preference ove...
by Reklaw
Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Re: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

This tournament is now full. If we can fill the necessary amount of Moderators, we can expand up to 24 teams and possibly further. Interested teams for the waiting list who offer Moderators will help expand the list.
by Reklaw
Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Re: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

Current Field 30/30 Ash Grove (2) Clever (2) Conway (2) Fair Grove (2) Gainesville (2) Galena Glendale (2) Greenfield Greenwood Houston (2) Jasper (2) Kickapoo (2) Pierce City (2) Richland Skyline Southwest (2) Spokane Strafford Weaubleau Moderators 16/15 Ash Grove Clever (3) Conway Greenfield Gree...
by Reklaw
Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Nov 13 Clever Invitational (HS)

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 7th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 13, 2021. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format and we will be utilizing Powers for early buzzing. We will NOT be using bouncebacks on bonus questions or negative p...
by Reklaw
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

First: THANK YOU. Everyone was amazing on Saturday. There were moments last week I wanted to call this off due to how much COVID was changing the best laid plans, but everyone today made this worth it 100 times over. We ended the day with College Heights winning 1st in the 9th round match over North...
by Reklaw
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

At the moment, we're full. The above fields are not correct, but I barely have time to type this, let alone update the above.

I will take waiting list teams still as we have seen a cancellation each day this week.
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

After a round of Cancellations and additions due to various reasons, I have one spot open for this weekend.
by Reklaw
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

We have expanded to 24 and have exhausted the waiting list (with 2 spots remaining). Further expansion is possible if we can locate the staff to help run this.
by Reklaw
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

Teams (23/24) Clever (1) College Heights (2) Fair Grove (2) Fort Osage (2) Hannibal (1) Kickapoo (2) Nevada (1) North Kansas City (2) Oak Park (1) Orchard Farm (2) Owensville (2) Palmyra (1) Parkview (1) Richland (1) Sparta (1) Spokane (1) Moderators 10/12 College Heights (1) Fair Grove (1) Nevada ...
by Reklaw
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Nov 21 Clever Invitational (Virtual)

Fellow Coaches Clever HS will be hosting its 6th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 21, 2020. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format using Powers. We will NOT be using Negs. Due to virtual constraints, we will NOT use Bouncebacks on Bonus Ques...
by Reklaw
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 623
Views: 472377

Re: things that suck...

2020
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

Thanks to everyone who helped make this last weekend a huge success! I hope everyone enjoyed the day and your teams learned a lot about the area competition and their own abilities.  Thayer Green finished the day 9-0 and took first place with Kickapoo Gold pulling out 2nd finishing 8-1. Kickapoo Bro...
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

Thayer Green take's 1st and Kickapoo Gold takes 2nd.

Kickapoo Brown took 3rd over Houston Black. Full stats will be up when I get some sanity (possibly Monday).
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

after 5 rounds finished by 12:15, Kickapoo Brown, Sparta, Thayer Green, Houston Red, Kickapoo Gold, Houston Black, Fair Grove Purple, and Glendale White move on to the championship Brackets. Games restarted at 1:10, so I expect a pre-4PM finish for most games.
by Reklaw
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

Final (hopefully) updated list of schools attending is above. Good Luck to all attending Saturday!
by Reklaw
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

Expansion made to 24. I am in progress of updating the above list as teams confirm/drop. Hopeful to expand to 30 if staffing allows.
by Reklaw
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Re: Clever Invitational- Nov 16

TEAMS (24/24) Blue Eye (1) Fair Grove (2) Galena (1) Glendale (3) Houston (2) Jasper (1) Kickapoo (3) Mountain Grove (2) Parkview (1) Richland (2) Southwest (1) Sparta (1) Spokane (1) Strafford (1) Thayer (2) Bolded Teams have sent rosters and confirmed attendance MODERATORS Houston (2) Southwest G...
by Reklaw
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clever Invitational- Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Clever Invitational- Nov 16

Clever HS will be hosting its 5th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 16, 2019. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format, with bounce backs on bonuses. We will be introducing Powers at this year’s tournament to reward players who buzz earlier. We...
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

As I sit in my comfy chair in my Superman sweatpants with my dog licking my feet, I am so thankful for everyone's help in making today a HUGE success (and you're welcome for the free mental image...and no I don't know why my dog licks my feet and yes I think its gross too). Final stats of the day ar...
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

Stats here:

http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5384/

More later when I have some sanity.
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

College Heights A, Kickapoo A, and Spokane A start the morning undefeated with Will Secker of College Heights averaging 124PPG and leading in points by 36 ppg.

Preliminary stats can be found here

http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/53 ... y_results/
by Reklaw
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Kickapoo Scholar Bowl Tournament (MS/HS) - December 1, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2080

Re: Kickapoo Scholar Bowl Tournament (MS/HS) - December 1, 2018

MS 28 is also scheduled for use at the Mid-Lakes Conference. We don't have a confirmed date yet, but I have word from Chad that we are slated for that set.
by Reklaw
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

Due to an cancellation, we have had an opening in the field. Please sign up above!

Field is full again. Information will probably be sent out next week.
by Reklaw
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

This tournament has been awarded PACE Platinum Certification. This means that the top 25% of teams in this tournament (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for the national high school quizbowl championship, the PACE NSC on the weekend of June 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Reston outside of Wa...
by Reklaw
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coach Directory
Replies: 0
Views: 7564

Coach Directory

Is there a somewhat maintained Coaches directory for Missouri schools somewhere? Every year when I am advertising my tournament, I find myself using MSHSAA's District map from the last school year in all 4 classes to determine roughly who might be close enough to be interested, look up their coach, ...
by Reklaw
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Re: Nov 17- Clever Invitational

Registered Teams (18/18)
Sparta
Gainesville (2)
Mountain Grove
College Heights (2)
Parkview SGF (2)
Kickapoo SGF (2)
Houston
Exeter (2)
Richland (2)
Spokane
Purdy
Skyline

Waiting List

Fair Grove
Skyline B
Kickapoo C
by Reklaw
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 17- Clever Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 3258

Nov 17- Clever Invitational

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 4th annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 17, 2018. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format, with bounce backs on bonuses. We will NOT be using “Powers” or “Negs.” We will use question set IS-177 from Nationa...
by Reklaw
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

True, but a school cannot book a MSHSAA style packet from NAQT for other tournaments. While I personally like the 20/20 format, many coaches I spoke with in the area see the conference as the only chance to get (their term) "real practice for districts" if they book the conference set for ...
by Reklaw
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

Hopefully a good setup comes about. There will be varying views: my understanding is that Mid-Lakes is MSHSAA standard, while the Crossroads has just 15 tossups per game (they have four schools in Kansas, so the watered down game prevails). I have put in some feedback to my principal (at his reques...
by Reklaw
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conference Carousel
Replies: 80
Views: 136376

Re: Conference Carousel

You are correct about Sherwood. This conference is being formed surrounding Football (per the usual) and the shift of many schools to various conferences in the next few years. Several schools have been talking with each other for a while, and rather then leaving someone in the cold with a bad setup...