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by Reklaw
Fri Sep 16, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 4
Views: 332

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: 4
Views: 332

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: 1
Views: 226

Re: October 24- Clever Middle School

Current Field 12/18

Clever-2
Fair Grove-1
Forsyth-1
Hartville-1
Houston-2
Skyline-1
Thayer-1
Webb City-2
Weaubleau-1

Moderators 4/9

Clever- An Army of HS students
Hartville-1
Houston-2
Skyline- 1 (If Needed)
by Reklaw
Tue Aug 16, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 4
Views: 332

Re: Nov 12- Clever HS

Current Field 30/30 Ash Grove-1 Clever-2 College Heights- 2 Fair Grove-2 Forsyth-1 Galena- 1 Greenfield-1 Greenwood-2 Houston-2 Kickapoo-2 Lakeland-1 Mountain Grove-1 Nevada-2 Parkway Central-1 Richland-1 Rogers Heritage-1 School of Osage-1 Skyline-1 Spokane-1 St. Pius X- 1 Strafford-1 Weaubleau- 2...
by Reklaw
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 12- Clever HS
Replies: 4
Views: 332

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: 1
Views: 226

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: 1358

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: 1358

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: 1358

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: 1358

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: 1358

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: 1358

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 622
Views: 148440

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1663

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: 1653

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: 1653

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: 1653

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: 1413

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: 1653

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: 1653

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: 4148

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: 1653

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: 1653

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: 51
Views: 25206

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: 51
Views: 25206

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: 51
Views: 25206

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...
by Reklaw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Board Rules and Announcements
Topic: Who is everybody?
Replies: 185
Views: 305550

Re: Who is everybody?

Huh....I guess in 4 years I've never actually done this. ---name: "Lord" Scott Walker (My Best Western Rewards card calls me a Lord, so its legitimate) ---high school on which you played Academic Competition (and graduation date): I didn't play in High School. I went to 3 different High Sc...
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

First, Thanks to everyone who came out and helped. I had about 1/2 of my staff from inside my district, but also had Coaches Pisianti from Exeter, Pounds and Kelley from Houston, and Reed from Purdy who read all day and helped keep pace going in their rooms admirably. Second, I forgot to separate SQ...
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

I will hopefully have full stats for this later today. I left school that Saturday and haven't returned until today to reconcile the tournament. 1st- College Heights A 2nd- Kickapoo A 3rd- ConwayA 4th- Clever A I will update this with the full stats when I have that, the billing, deposits, and every...
by Reklaw
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

We have qualified for PACE Gold, meaning the top 20% of teams at our tournament will qualify for the national tournament on June 2-3.
by Reklaw
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

Cancelled. Thanks for the early notification coach! Field updated.
by Reklaw
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

The field is now full. I will be starting a waiting list. As I begin to get my help together, I will consider expanding the field.
by Reklaw
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Nov 18- Clever Invitational

Current Field 18/18:

Clever
Mountain Grove
Houston x2
Kickapoo x2
Exeter x2
Weableau x2
College Heights x3
Richland
Sparta
Purdy
Conway x2

Waiting List:

Conway C
by Reklaw
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nov 18- Clever Invitational
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Nov 18- Clever Invitational

Coaches, Clever HS will be hosting its 3rd annual Clever High School Invitational Scholar Bowl tournament on November 18, 2017. The tournament will be in the 20 Tossup/20 Bonus format, with bounce backs on bonuses. At this time, we will NOT be using “Powers” or “Negs.” I will determine tournament fo...
by Reklaw
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2017 MSHSAA Districts
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Re: 2017 MSHSAA Districts

C3D07

Strafford beat Clever in the Finals to take the district title. 340-230

Conway and Logan Rogersville eliminated in Semi-Finals
by Reklaw
Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)
Replies: 5
Views: 1457

Re: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)

Final stats for the day can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4078/stats/combined/ After the first 1/2 of the day, teams were divided into a Championship Bracket and a Consolation Bracket. Teams then played out to all places. (so the SQBS standings won't match the bracket) Resu...
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)
Replies: 5
Views: 1457

Re: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)

After Bracketed play, Gainesville A beat out Joplin (Thomas Jefferson) for first place in a close game. The 3rd and 4th place game between Richland and Clever was also close, with Richland taking 3rd in the last question. I'll have full stats Monday as I'm currently in my PJ's and comfy chair at hom...
by Reklaw
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)
Replies: 5
Views: 1457

Re: 2016 Clever Invitational (November 19th)

Prelim Stats of morning rounds are here:

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... s/prelims/


Teams are now in 2 brackets. Top 4 from each division are playing for championship. Bottom 4 are playing for consolation places.