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Warrior MG Quick Recall and Written Assessment Challenge 1/12/2019

The Winburn Middle School Academic Team will be hosting a QUICK RECALL and WRITTEN ASSESSMENT tournament for middle school teams (grades 6-8) on January 12, 2019.   Registration will begin at 8:00 AM.  Written testing begins at 8:45 AM.

You can register your team(s) at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe99hv0k7N8aBE3GJrXicNkBo7tEDb27hLnptPOcFGasi2SKQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

The cost for the tournament is $70 for first team.  Additional teams are $50 per team.  All teams must provide a buzzer system and buzzer operator.  Teams may provide an experienced official for a $10 discount.  An additional buzzer discount of $10 is available.  Minimum team fee is $50.  Please reply with your intent by midnight December 3, 2018. You need to send payment beforehand to: Winburn Middle School, Attn: Academic Team, 1060 Winburn Drive, Lexington, KY 40511. Please make all checks payable to Winburn Middle School.

Lunch will be available at Winburn for just $5 per person. This includes two slices of pizza, a cookie, and a drink.

All quick recall teams will play round-robin style in the morning. Based off their morning performance, all teams will be re-bracketed and matched with teams with similar records. All teams are guaranteed four rounds of quick recall.  Match rules will follow Governor’s Cup guidelines.

Written Assessment

The day will begin with two written assessment windows.  Each participating team may enter 3 students in each of the following written assessment areas: Arts and Humanities, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.  The top five students in each subject (M, SC, SS, LA, AH) will be recognized at the awards ceremony.

Why should your team participate?

  • Experience prior to District Governor’s Cup
  • Opportunity to play against formidable opponents
  • Opportunity for students to compete in their specialty content areas for written assessments
  • Quick Recall opportunities
    • Four rounds of Quick Recall guaranteed
  • Can enter multiple teams to ensure experience for all players

If you have any other questions, comments, or concerns, please contact:  Brian Durham at brian.durham@fayette.kyschools.us

ECMS Holiday Classic – MG – 12/8/2018

Where:  Edmonson County Middle School   210 Wildcat Way, Brownsville, KY

When :  December 8, 2018

Costs:  $75.00 per team competing in quick recall, testing, and composition

$100.00 per team competing in quick recall, testing, composition, and FPS

Contact:  Greg Grey for additional information including registration forms.  greg.grey@edmonson.kyschools.us

 

 

Written Assessment Procedures

            Each participating team may enter 3 students in each of the following written assessment areas: arts and humanities, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.  At the time of your arrival please check with our registration desk and notify them of any changes made in your registration form.  Testing numbers may be assigned at this time.  Any student not registered by 8:00 will not be eligible for the first testing session.  The first session of testing will begin at 8:30 AM and conclude at 9:20 AM.  The second round of testing will begin at 9:25 and end at 10:15. A student may take two exams.  No one will be allowed to compete in three written assessments.

 

Quick Recall Procedures —Quick recall matches will begin at 10:30 AM.  Three preliminary rounds will be played to establish rankings for the championship round. The teams with the better preliminary records will meet teams with poorer records. All teams are guaranteed four rounds of quick recall.  Match rules will follow Governor’s Cup guidelines.

 

Future Problem Solving Procedures

This year we plan to include FPS as part of our tournament.  Teams competing in FPS must register before the deadline.  Each school is limited to one FPS team to allow for processing and scoring of booklets.  On Monday December 3, 2018, the FPS future scene will be e-mailed to all teams competing.  Each school will hold a 2 hour FPS session on Monday or Tuesday.  Then each school will scan and email or fax booklets to ECMS by 11:00 a.m. CST Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Our FPS coordinator will then collect the booklets, prepare them for scoring, and send booklets to schools to be scored.  Each school will be responsible for scoring booklets other than their own.  Scoresheets will then be faxed or scanned and emailed to ECMS where the scores will be recorded in ASAP.  We would like to have the scores by 8:00 p.m. CST Friday, December 7, 2018, but will accept them until 9:00 a.m. CST on December 10, 2018.

 

English Composition Procedures

We will offer English composition.  Any school with students entering English composition must furnish a reader/grader. On Monday December 3, 2018, the composition prompt will be e-mailed to all teams competing.  Each school will hold a 90 minute session on Monday or Tuesday.  Then each school will scan and email or fax the composition sheets to ECMS by 11:00 a.m. CST Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Our composition coordinator will then collect the composition sheets, prepare them for scoring, and send compositions to schools to be scored.  Each school will be responsible for scoring composition pieces other than their own.  Scoresheets will then be faxed or scanned and emailed to ECMS where the scores will be recorded in ASAP.  We would like to have the scores by 8:00 p.m. CST Friday, December 7, 2018, but will accept them until 9:00 a.m. CST on December 8, 2018.

Hart County Invitational (HS) 11/17/2018

Hart County High School, 1014 S. Dixie Hwy., Munfordville, KY  42765

$60 entry fee

$10 if you would like copies of the questions

If you are interested in playing two teams, $50 entry fee for the second team.

The tournament will use Governor’s Cup Quick Recall Rules.  The morning will be round-robin to determine placement in the afternoon. There is a single elimination tournament in the afternoon.

Please contact Burke Chenoweth for additional information or to register for the tournament at burke.chenoweth@hart.kyschools.us.

 

Dunbar Bulldog MG & JV Tournament 11/3/2018

The Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Academic Team will be hosting a Quizbowl and FPS tournament for middle school teams (grades 6-8) as well as JV high school teams (grades 9-10) on November 3, 2018. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM, the team meeting for the tournament will begin at 8:40, and tournament play will begin at 9:15.

The cost for the tournament is $70 per Quizbowl team and $40 per FPS team. You can pay on the day of the tournament or send it in beforehand to: PL Dunbar High School, Attn: Academic Team, 1600 Man O’ War Blvd, Lexington, KY 40513. Please make all checks payable to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

Lunch will be available at Dunbar for just $5 per person. This includes two slices of pizza, a cookie, and a drink.

We will be using NAQT IS-180A for JV and NAQT MS-28 throughout the day, worksheets will be house-written, and the FPS future scene will be house produced and scored. Questions will be given at the end of the day along with FPS Future Scene and feedback.

All Quizbowl teams will play round-robin style in the morning. Based off their morning performance, all teams will be re-bracketed and matched with teams with similar records.

If you have any other questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Angus Maske angus.k.maske@gmail.com or Ben Crawford ben.crawford@fayette.kyschools.us

Old Christmas Classic – Floyd Central HS – MG/HS – 1/5/2019

Where:           Floyd Central High School

When:            January 5, 2019—Registration is from 7:45 to 8:30 AM EST

Cost:               $75.00 per team

Old Christmas is the traditional day when Appalachian families celebrated Christmas, on January 6. This is still marked around the world in a number of other ways—the traditional 12th day of Christmas, the Feast of the Epiphany…but for traditional mountain families, it was a holdover from the days when their European forbears refused to switch from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, which cut eleven days from the year. Most families do not celebrate Old Christmas anymore, but many across our aging population can tell you about when they did. So, why not celebrate it with a good, old-fashioned academic team tournament? We will offer a few small touches nodding to the celebration of Old Christmas, and include some trivia from the holiday within our quick recall matches. A few articles about Old Christmas are listed here for your studying pleasure.

http://appalachianmagazine.com/2016/12/25/why-early-appalachian-settlers-originally-celebrated-christmas-in-january/

https://www.holycross-hermitage.com/blogs/articles-sermons/113633542-appalachian-old-christmas

http://www.kyforky.com/appalachian-christmas-traditions/ 

Written Assessment

Each participating team may enter 3 students in each of the following written assessment areas: arts and humanities, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. There will be only one round of written assessment. You will be provided with copies of each assessment after the match.

 

Quick Recall Procedures

Quick recall matches will begin at 10:00 AM.  Three preliminary rounds will be played before lunch to establish rankings for the championship round. The teams with the better preliminary records will meet teams with poorer records. All teams are guaranteed four rounds of quick recall.  Match rules will follow Governor’s Cup guidelines.

 

All schools participating must provide at least one moderator.  We encourage all schools to bring a qualified quick recall judge. Also, additional persons to act as scorers and spotters would be greatly appreciated. Each school should provide a minimum of two proctors for the written assessment block. Also, each school should bring at least one working buzzer system; additional systems are appreciated.

 

Awards

Students placing in the top 5 in their respective written assessment area will receive an individual achievement award. The top four quick recall teams will also receive an award, as will the overall winner of the classic (points will be awarded for placement similar to Governor’s Cup guidelines).

 

Registration

Please reply with your intent by December 3, 2018. The registration form may be e-mailed to Brent Hutchinson (bdhutchinson@hindmansettlement.org). Checks should be made payable to the FCHS Academic Team. Please mail an additional copy of your registration form and non-refundable check to FCHS Academic Team, c/o Bobby Sullivan, 651 Ky. Rt. 680 W, Eastern, KY 41622 by Dec. 3.

If you have any questions, call Brent Hutchinson at 606-785-5475 or 606-438-5455, or e-mail bdhutchinson@hindmansettlement.org . We are happy to assist teams needing local hotels or other accommodations. FCHS Academic Boosters will also be providing concessions and lunch for adults and students during the day as there are no ultra convenient restaurants near Floyd Central. However, FCHS is very convenient to US 23 as well as KY Hwy. 80, which runs throughout eastern and southern Kentucky. Don’t think you can’t get to us; it’s easier than you might think!

For registration form visit the following: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSerAgRnfJa71O5C3XPZSTO3Z8RV6SrFtpqJBg21l9BKPCioXw/viewform?usp=sf_link

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