03/28 Texas Invitational

Texas Quiz Bowl will host its 6th annual Texas Invitational Weekend of Quiz Bowl on March 28-29, 2015. The weekend will include a mirror of the 2014 NAQT ICT Div II and the Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament. Each team will play a minimum of 24 matches (14 Saturday/10 Sunday) over two days.

Live Scores
If you’re trying to follow Texas Invitational from afar, or trying to keep track of your competition’s status as you go from round to round, you’ll be able to follow our live updates via our TI schedule Google sheet. Navigate from event to event via the tabs at the bottom.

Location
Trinity University in San Antonio will host the 2015 Texas Invitational. The event will be housed in the newly renovated Center for Science and Innovation.

Schedule
Saturday 7:30 a.m. Check-in
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 MUT Rounds 1-6
Saturday 12:30 to 2:00 Lunch
Saturday 2:00 to 6:00 MUT Rounds 7-12
Saturday 6:00 to 7:30 Dinner
Saturday 7:30 to 10:30 MUT Rounds 13-15

Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 NAQT Rounds 1-8
Sunday 11:30 to 12:00 Quick Lunch
Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 NAQT Rounds 9-18

Registered Teams (16/16) 

  • #1 LASA A [ACF & NAQT]
  • #2 Detroit Catholic Central (MI) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #4 Auburn (IL) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #7 Chattahoochee (GA) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #8 Northmont (OH) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #23 Harmony North Austin [ACF & NAQT]
  • #37 Dorman (SC) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #45 Norman North (OK) [ACF & NAQT]
  • #55 Ransom Everglades A (FL) [ACF]
  • #61 LASA B [ACF & NAQT]
  • #105 Seven Lakes [NAQT]
  • #136 Katy Taylor [NAQT]
  • #150 Cinco Ranch [ACF & NAQT]
  • #198 Keystone [ACF & NAQT]
  • Ransom Everglades B (FL) [ACF]
  • Auric Village [ACF & NAQT]
  • St. Louis [ACF & NAQT]
  • Labimsa [ACF & NAQT]

Past Entrants

In the past teams from Bellarmine (CA), Centennial (GA), Chattahoochee (GA), Cistercian (TX), Detroit Catholic Central (MI), Dorman (SC), Georgetown Day (DC), Hunter College (NY), LASA (TX), Loyola (IL), Western Albemarle (VA) have participated.

Event I: Texas Invitational: MUT
Event I is a TQBA-written power-marked ACF-Regionals level event for up to 24 secondary teams.

Event II: Texas Invitational: NAQT
Event II is a mirror of the 2015 NAQT ICT Div II for up t0 32 secondary teams.

Hotel
The official TI hotel will be the La Quinta-Airport. The hotel is located adjacent to the San Antonio Airport and 5 miles north of Trinity University along US-281N. The rate for a two double bed room is $95 per night and the hotel offers a free breakfast each morning. You can call the hotel at (210) 342-3738 and use the name “Texas Invitational” to book into the group. The hotel offers shuttle service to and from the airport.

Shuttle Service to Trinity
We are still attempting to arrange a shuttle between the hotel and Trinity University. I cannot promise that this will work out, but I am very hopeful.

Rosters
As soon as you have your team set, please send me a roster. Please a format similar to the one below. Please indicate any differences between the players who will play MUT vs. NAQT. Please also indicate any vegetarians among your players.

Main Street High School
Jimmy NcNulty (2015)
Bunk Moreland (2016) [Veggie]
Lester Freamon (2017)  [Veggie]
Kima Greggs (2018) (MUT only)
Beadie Russell (2018) (NAQT only)

Fees
Both events: $450
MUT Only: $300
NAQT Only: $200
Packet Discount: $75 (due March 21)

Food
Saturday Lunch and Dinner along with Sunday Lunch will be included for all participating teams.

Registration
Please email cromero-at-texasquizbowl-dot-org to register.

R: Romero, Fontenot, Ugolini, Chapman, Galeczka, Rduch, Patison, Cai, Bala, Fritz
T: Ewbank.
Z: TQBA SA 5, TQBA 8+.

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