We will be conducting the Great Lakes Academic Challenge with high school, middle school, elementary divisions, for teams in states touching any one of the Great Lakes.
We would like to invite your school to join us.
Date: Jan. 22, 2022.
Levels:high school & middle school.
Open To:teams in states touching any one of the Great Lakes.
Time:Games start at 9 a.m. Eastern; we should be finished with playoffs around supper time.
Place:The venue will be Google Meet which is free and easy-to-use.
Entry Fee: $75 per team
Team: Your team contingent should include three or four starters and one or more coaches. Alternate(s) are allowed but must remain on mute until they are in play. Substitutions are allowed during the three breaks in each contest.
Training: A tutorial on using the videoconferencing program relative to the tournament will be sent to all coaches in time for them to practice with their teams. Our tech coordinator will be available to answer all questions ahead of time and will be available by phone for all matches. In the meantime, have a look at an 8-minute clip from the Middle School championship game: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1C1gF2ht1MBYV-jkFh_dt-DDChLkg-NX-/view
Cap: For this one-day tournament we will be limiting the field to no more than 36 teams.
Register: Online at http://www.qunlimited.com/regional.html or by phone, 800-868-1518.
The Questions: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of question quality and academic relevance, with tossups largely pyramidal.
Format: four-quarter NAC format, see http://www.qunlimited.com/rulesreg.htm.
Top Teams: will qualify for the National Academic Championship.
The Field: Our upper and lower limits are: high school division 8-32 teams; middle school 8-32, JV 7-16.