RIVER TRAIL (GA) SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS THEIR TITLE
NEW JERSEY WINS THE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
RIVER TRAIL (GA) SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS THEIR TITLE NEW JERSEY WINS THE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
The key moment of the Junior QuizNet finals was in the second period, when River Trail 1 (GA) opened up a 190-135 lead over Warren (NJ) after adding 30 points on the ROMAN EMPIRE bonus. They led the rest of the way, although Warren almost closed the gap in the final round. River Trail 1 repeated as QuizNet champs by a 435-410 margin over Warren.
|River Trail One||435|
|River Trail Two||200|
Pingry (NJ) took a 150-145 lead over instate rival John P. Stevens after gaining 30 on the WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS bonus. Thanks to a protest worth 35 points, Stevens took the lead over Pingry 205-155 after sweeping the US GEOGRAPHY bonus. Pingry mounted a 220-210 lead over Stevens after an impressive sweep of the BRITISH ROYALTY bonus. Stevens found themselves tied 225-225 with Pingry for the lead after stealing the 15 pointer in the PARKS bonus. But Pingry wrested the led yet again, 240-230, after adding 5 points on the INTERDISCIPLINARY bonus. Stevens re-took the lead after a solo shot on LITERATURE: “Who in literature is ‘The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers’”? (Ans. Hamlet) Stevens scored yet another solo shot on this one: “The name of what Wisconsin town is French for ‘bottom of the lake’”? (Ans. Fond du Lac) Pingry fought hard to defend its title, but John P. Stevens took the championship, 445-400, in this, their first time to participate in QuizNet.
ANNOUNCING OUR WINTER 2019 QUIZNET TOURNAMENT.
Note that we 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 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. All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the week of February 4, for 8 consecutive weeks.
|High School Leagues (choose one):|
|Monday (4:30 Eastern Time)|
|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 preliminary round 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
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.