colonel by, hamilton, lisgar, oqt, recap

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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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