September 2014 archive

Sep 24

California Cup Announcement

The announcement for the 2014-2015 California Cup is now on the forums and is reproduced below: The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and Quiz Bowl Club at UC Berkeley are pleased to announce that we will be holding the third annual California Cup. The California Cup consists of four quiz bowl tournaments held throughout the year, and it is …

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Sep 14

Sacramento Fall 2014 Results and Analysis

Statistics from Sacramento Fall 2014 can be found here. This write-up only focuses on teams that placed 1st-9th out of the 14 that attended. 1st place – Davis A (HSNCT and NSC qualification) Junior Anthony DiCarlo (54.38 ppg) leads a team of ex-B players, following Davis’s graduation of their entire A team. He has strong support, …

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Sep 10

2014-2015 Season Preview and Cal Cup #1 Predictions

TEAMS EXPECTED TO BE GOOD: Saratoga – dark horse that finished 4th in the top bracket of their last quiz bowl tournament (BELLOCO) with Bruce Lou leading both his team and the tournament in scoring (78ppg). Bruce also led his team to a second-place finish at the National History Bowl tournament this year and has …

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Sep 09

Stratford Santa Clara Invitational: December 13, 2014

The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance and the Stratford School are pleased to announce that Stratford will host its third annual middle school quizbowl tournament on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Location: This tournament will take place at Stratford Schools Santa Clara, 890 Pomeroy Avenue, Santa Clara, California. Questions: We will be using NAQT Middle School …

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Sep 05

East Bay novice tournament: October 4, 2014

The Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to announce that our Bay Area season for 2014-15 will begin with two new kickoff tournaments specifically intended for players new to quizbowl. Both UC Berkeley and Palo Alto will be hosting on Saturday, October 4, using NAQT’s Invitational Series #139A; please sign up for the site …

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Sep 05

Palo Alto novice tournament: October 4, 2014

Cross-posting on behalf of Max Krawczyk from Palo Alto quizbowl:   The Palo Alto Quiz Bowl Team will be hosting a novice quiz bowl tournament on October 4th, 2014 at Palo Alto High School, in Palo Alto, CA! The tournament will be run in order to provide an introduction into quiz bowl without any prior …

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Sep 05

Sacramento Fall Tournament: September 13, 2014

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Fall Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014.Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano HS, Sacramento, California. Registration will begin at 9:30AM and we hope to start round 1 at 10:00AM. We will have a field cap of 12 teams.Questions: …

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Sep 05

Welcome to the 2014-15 quizbowl season!

Welcome to a new season of quizbowl in northern California! We’re planning a full calendar of tournaments for fall 2014. Preliminary dates are as follows: Saturday, September 13th: Sacramento Fall Tournament (contact Nicholas Karas) Saturday, October 4th: Novice tournaments at Palo Alto (contact Max Krawczyk) and Amador Valley (contact Varun Govil) Saturday, November 1st: California …

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