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No. 1 Seeds both win QuizNet titles

Tuesday

In the Junior QuizNet finals, Paideia (GA) moved into a tie with River Trail (GA) for the lead, 145-145, after gaining 5 points on the ANATOMY bonus. But River Trail swept the LITERATURE bonus, taking a 215-150 lead over Paideia. River Trail led Paideia 275-180 after earning five of the six bonus opportunities – and never looked back. Defeating Paideia 500-415, River Trail earned their second QuizNet title.



SchoolFeb 3Feb 10Feb 17Feb 24Mar 3Mar10Mar 17Mar 24
Bloomfield (GA) 100125080011025120
Dawkins (SC)140115009019595135
Paideia (GA)30522526016021095265180
Hopkins West (MN)1301300260320135220225
River Trail (GA)330390355255310300240340
Weaver (GA)1201100358512090150
Thompson.(AL)2702601453450210205260
Miller (GA)95120010512550125185
Woodglen.(NJ)115 1100400255135195
Howard (GA)17517000001150

SchoolFinal Score
HopkinsWest250
Paidea415
River Trail500
Thompson85
Woodglen215

Thursday

n the High School QuizNet finals, wild card Phillipsburg (PA) was tied for second with White Plains (NY), only 10 points behind Pingry (NJ), after gaining their second consecutive bonus opportunity. White Plains led the pack after a solo shot on this math problem: “If a spherical balloon filled with air weighs 2 pounds, how many pounds would a balloon with twice the radius weigh?” (Ans. 16) They then added 30 points on the MOUNTAINS bonus, taking a 230-190 lead over Pingry into the final round. White Plains increased that lead in “Stump the Experts,” and won their second consecutive QuizNet title, by a 440-375 margin over Pingry.



School Feb 5 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Mar12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Apr 2
John Cooper (TX) 19023523526020002250
Horace Mann (NY)1151402602501652700205
Parkland (PA)205190235315160225205200
Horace Greeley (NY)85165210180220155275135
Yorktown (VA)15521020001651652100
East Varsity (PA)2951853052402302852150
Pocono Mountain East (PA)130751401301401251300
Pingry (NJ)290310355275290265360265
Pocono Mountain West (PA)195160240225305240240250
Southern Lehigh (PA)120190215200190190220225
Phillipsburg (NJ)205195225220290260280245
Westside115750801351201500
Rutland0500650000
Seminole015019021000 190195
SchoolFinal Score
Phillipsburg305
White Plains440
Parkland215
Pingry375
PoconoWest245
Powdersville260
U of d jesuit160
East varsity380

ANNOUNCING OUR WINTER 2015 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 2015 QuizNet tournament.


THIS IS WHAT QUIZNET "LOOKS" LIKE ...
First-timer Riverdale Middle School (OH)
rejoices after a correct answer.
Powdersville High (SC) wrote their own caption for this photo:
"During a particularly challenging question...okay, any question."

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