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ANNOUNCING OUR WINTER 2014 QUIZNET TOURNAMENT.
Note that we now offer a middle-grade league as well as high school leagues.

Connected to the Internet, your academic team can compete directly with schools hundreds or thousands of miles away without the costs and inconvenience of traveling.

The cost to enter our Winter National QuizNet tournament is $150. You may compete in up to eight preliminary matches, plus another one or two games if you make it to the playoffs.

All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the first week of February, for 8 consecutive weeks.

Connected to the Internet, your academic team can compete directly with schools hundreds or thousands of miles away without the costs and inconvenience of traveling. As such, QuizNet is the greenest of all possible quiz bowl tournaments.

The cost to enter our Fall National QuizNet tournament is $150.

You may compete in up to eight preliminary-round matches, plus another one or two games if you make it to the playoffs. This is a terrific value, and every quiz bowl team that has access to the Internet should be a QuizNet competitor.

All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the week of Sept. 24, for 8 consecutive weeks.


High School Leagues (choose one):
Wednesday (3:30 Eastern Time)
Thursday (3:30 Eastern Time)

Middle school/junior high League :
Tuesday (4:00 Eastern)


If your school has never before participated in QuizNet, you’re invited to join us for a “try-before-you-buy” game. The free high school exhibition game will be played Wed. Sept. 19 at 4:30 Eastern. The free middle school exhibition game will be played Tues. Sept. 18 at 4:00 Eastern.

Each match consists of three parts: Warm-Up Round, Bonus Round, and Stump the Experts Round.

Each school winning any regular-season match automatically qualifies for the National Academic Championship.

A complete list of rules is found here: http://www.qunlimited.com/qnrules.htm. All communication will be done by e-mail, and you must give an e-mail address which you will be checking every few days, and we suggest you white-list our address NAC1983@comcast.net so that our messages don’t end up in your spam folder.

All online matches are hosted by Charles Beall.

More Information: Contact Charles Beall directly at 801-699-3424 .

Connecting to QuizNet. One computer per team may be connected to the QuizNet chatroom. Connect your Java-enabled computer to the chatroom by clicking on the word HERE.

On the popup screen just type in a Nickname (name of your school) and click connect.

It is crucial that you and your school´s computer specialist resolve any filter/firewall issues that may prevent your team from connecting to our channel, and this should be before the first match.

Register for our Winter 2014 QuizNet tournament

RIVER TRAIL 2 PULLS AN UPSET TO CAPTURE THE JUNIOR QUIZNET TITLE

NO UPSET FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL TITLE AS PINGRY WINS THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Junior QuizNet Tuesday

River Trail 2 (GA) took a 165-140 lead over Paideia (GA) after gaining 30 points on AMERICAN AUTHORS. Paideia and River Trail 2 were tied for the lead. and River Trail 1 behind by only 10, after this one: “Modern pin-tumbler locks and their keys, with serrated edges, were invented in the 19th century by a father-son team who share their last name with an Ivy League school, and still have their last name on many locks. What name?” (Ans. Yale) A solo shot by River Trail 2 put them closer to the title, leading Paideia 255-215: “Beginning in 1909, he developed the idea of multiple-stage rockets. Who was this pioneer of modern technology?” (Ans. Robert Goddard) Among the three RT2 solo shots in the final period: “Ernest Hemingway wrote about a man named Robert Cohn in a novel that takes its title from Ecclesiastes. Name the Hemingway title.” (Ans. The Sun Also Rises) River Trail Middle School won its first-ever QuizNet title by a 450-350 margin over second-place Paideia.



School Feb 4 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 25 Mar 4 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar 26 Abr 8
Paideia 1 (GA)) 300 305 300 180 360 270 290 235 350
Howard (GA) 255 0 0 80 175 85 140 170 0
Marblehead Veterans Memorial (MA) 230 310 0 245 210 260 0 210 0
Paideia 2 (GA) 175 170 0 180 190 125 190 190 0
River Trail 2 (GA) 315 290 175 290 225 180 255 220 450
Weaver (GA) 135 130 0 0 60 30 45 135 0
Ballard Hudson (GA) 85 105 70 115 0 115 0 80 0
Miller (GA) 205 175 50 160 160 185 130 285 0
River Trail 1 (GA) 335 230 135 240 380 220 310 395 300
Thompson (AL) 220 0 185 210 270 240 345 0 0
Woodglen(NJ) 0 140 245 195 195 170 215 230 185
Gemini (IL) 0 0 170 155 0 190 0 135 0

 


Thursday League

Woodlawn (VA) moved from last place to 5 points off Pingry's (NJ) lead after sweeping THE ONION bonus. Phillipsburg (NJ) had no regular-season wins, but found themselves tied for the lead with Pingry at 195 after this impressive solo shot: “The name of this earliest known Greek translation of the Old Testament derives from the belief that it had 72 translators, six from each of the twelve tribes of Israel. Name it.” (Ans. Septuagint) Pingry answered with a solo shot of their own, on an Algebra “story problem. Phillipsburg played their best game ever in QuizNet, but Pingry won their first-ever QuizNet title, and here are the final scores:



School
Feb 6
Feb 13 Feb 20 Feb 27 Mar 6 Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Abr 10
Pocono Mountain West (PA) 175 0 165 110 200 165 170 200 0
Pingry (NJ) 320 215 350 240 230 145 0 390 370
Central High (AL) 85 0 120 120 105 85 0 0 0
White Plains (NY) 165 0 0 110 210 280 205 280 0
Groton-Dunstable (MA) 145 140 150 125 170 185 210 100 0
H.B. Woodlawn (VA) 225 285 205 40 185 30 170 0 310
Horace Greeley (NY) 305 230 235 255 285 310 290 230 240
John Cooper (TX) 165 170 175 185 230 120 0 230 0
Phillipsburg (NJ) 205 180 135 145 240 260 230 210 340
Pocono Mountain East (PA) 95 0 0 70 0 0 0 135 0
Rutland (GA) 80 0 0 60 155 0 0 105 0
Horace Mann (NY) 150 0 230 185 200 210 205 235 0
Bishop Moore (FL) 125 170 230 140 195 135 0 175 0
Peach County (GA) 135 0 100 110 0 125 115 0 0
Seminole(FL) 0 190 245 360 320 215 0 255 0
Central Bucks East 0 0 190 110 150 0 130 160 0
East Varsity 0 0 200 190 130 0 230 220 0
East JV 0 0 210 135 250 70 195 255 0


Wild-card East Varsity, then, will join High Tech and Horace Greeley in the championship match, Monday Dec. 17 at 3:30 Eastern.

Pingry...370
HoraceGreeley...240
Phillipsburg...340
H-B_Woodlawn...310




THIS IS WHAT QUIZNET "LOOKS" LIKE ...
With no official limit,
QuizNet teams can be as large as the 20-person
contingent from Atlanta’s Paideia School..
West Chester East (PA), winners of the QuizNet photo contest
for the second straight year.

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