JUNIOR GAME WON ON A LATE SOLO SHOT
With 5 points on the NATIONS bonus, River Trail B (GA) reached 85 and a tie with Paideia (GA) ... and Miller (GA), with the 10 point steal, also had 85. River Trail B got 3 of the 4 bonus opportunities, and trailed Paideia by 5 at the end of the bonus round. Thompson (AL) jumped into the lead after a dramatic solo shot: “It is the state tree of two states, and appears on the flag of both. What tree is on Florida's flag and seal, but is more prominent on the flag of South Carolina?” (Ans. Palmetto) Thompson won out by a 230-205 margin over Paideia.
White Plains (NY), with 15 points on the GENETICS bonus, took a 125-105 lead over East Varsity (PA). Phillipsburg (NJ) jumped into second, only 10 points behind White Plains, on a Personal Finance question: “Mary gave John an interest-free loan of $3,000, of which $800 has been repaid. What term is used in accounting for the remaining part of the loan?” (Ans. Balance) But in the end, White Plains won it by a 280-250-235 margin over Phillipsburg and East Varsity, respectively.
ANNOUNCING OUR FALL 2016 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 first week of February,for 8 consecutive weeks.
|High School Leagues (choose one):|
|Monday (3:30 Eastern Time)|
|Wednesday (4:15 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.