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Ottawa QT XII Recap

Powerful building full of ringers.We got six teams yesterday, all from Lisgar and Colonel By, so it was a field full of sharks. Every player got a power in this tournament (even the ones who missed some rounds), and 5 of the 6 teams scored over 20 points-per-bonus.Sheena and Colin were the Lisgar A team… Continue reading Ottawa QT XII Recap

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Announced: SCOP Novice 7 in Ottawa — Oct. 22

Re-posting Colin's HSQB announcement:Lisgar in Ottawa, ON will be hosting a mirror of the SCOP Novice 7 set on October 22nd, 2016. We are hoping to welcome new players and perhaps even schools into the Ottawa Quizbowl scene, so don't hesitate to sign up! (We promise to be nice.)As this is a novice tournament, there… Continue reading Announced: SCOP Novice 7 in Ottawa — Oct. 22

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ONQBA Awards for 2015-16

Since the season has long since wrapped up and voting has now completed, the following are our awards for 2015-16. We weighted these mostly towards quizbowl, but we did look at results from other competitive formats.Powerful school full of ringers.Best Player -- Sheena Li (Lisgar)Sheena won the national History Bee this year, but she probably… Continue reading ONQBA Awards for 2015-16

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Results from IHBB Nats and Reach Provs

IHBB and Reach for the Top aren't quizbowl, but they're still pretty competitive. Here are some results from their spring 2016 events.International History Bowl Canadian ChampionshipVarsity (up to grade 12)1. Lisgar2. Bayview3. UTS4. WestmountJV (up to grade 10)1. UTS2. Royal St. George3. LisgarInternational History Bee Canadian ChampionshipVarsity1. Sheena from Lisgar2. Josh from Lisgar3. Alec from… Continue reading Results from IHBB Nats and Reach Provs

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Highlights from 2016 Provincials

A famous person.Here's what I saw at quizbowl Provincials last week.Lit Is ImpossibleTeams did worse on lit than every other category. The low point was the two tossups on the same difficult British novelist. The best it got was with the one Canadian Lit question -- Patrick's common-link question on snow, which someone buzzed on… Continue reading Highlights from 2016 Provincials

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December 5th: Quizbowl Night in Ontario

For the first time this season, we saw two high-school tournaments placed on the same weekend. After the awards were handed out and buzzers packed up, I created the following general summary of the events.University of Toronto Novice TournamentThere was a sense of novelty and uniqueness felt by this tournament, given that it was the… Continue reading December 5th: Quizbowl Night in Ontario

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Upcoming: Stegosaurus Bowl in Ottawa — Dec. 5

Stegosaurus prepping for quizbowl.Stegosaurus Cup will be a quizbowl tournament on Saturday, December 5 at Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa. It will use a Canadian edition of the BASK question set.ScheduleTeams should be at Lisgar by 8:30 AM to register and pay. We will start at 9:00 AM, and teams may miss their first rounds if they… Continue reading Upcoming: Stegosaurus Bowl in Ottawa — Dec. 5

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Announced: Lisgar Novice in Ottawa — Oct. 17

Lisgar Collegiate in Ottawa. Re-posting Aidan's HSQB Announcement:Mirror of SCOP Novice will be hosted in Ottawa at Lisgar Collegiate Institute (29 Lisgar St) on October 17th, 2015.As this is a novice tournament targeted towards new, inexperienced players, there are entrance restrictions:- Any grade 9 or 10 is allowed to play- Any grade 11 player who is either… Continue reading Announced: Lisgar Novice in Ottawa — Oct. 17