2908 W. Crestwood Dr., Ozark, MO 65721 . 1-800-868-1518
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.
|High School Leagues (choose one):|
|Wednesday (3:30 Eastern Time)|
|Thursday (3:30 Eastern Time)|
|Middle school/junior high League :|
|Tuesday (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.
RIVER TRAIL 2 PULLS AN UPSET
TO CAPTURE THE JUNIOR QUIZNET TITLE
NO UPSET FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL TITLE AS PINGRY WINS THE CHAMPIONSHIP
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.
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:
|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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