Results from SSNCT in Chicago

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Three schools from Louisiana participated at SSNCT in Chicago at the end of April: North Caddo (Traditional Public), St. Martin's Episcopal (Charter/Private), and Episcopal School of Acadiana (Charter/Private). St. Martin's placed third while ESA placed 6th in the Charter/Private division. Bryce Monier from St. Martin's and Sam Hebert from ESA were the top 2 individual scorers in their division! The complete statistics are available at the NAQT website here St. Martin's and ESA had a brief moment to take this photo. What great representation from LA schools!
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LQBA State Championship Results

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28 teams competed in the LQBA's inaugural state championship tournament on March 25 on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge. The teams competed in two divisions, I and II, according to school size. 35 volunteers facilitated the event which included 4 morning rounds, a pizza lunch provided by LQBA, and 3 afternoon rounds to finally determine the top 3 finishers in each division. At the conclusion, those six championship teams as well as the top 6 single players in each division, were recognized with trophies and medallions. In division I, Jesuit finished first with a perfect 7-0 record. Caddo Magnet finished second at 6-1, while Baton Rouge Magnet finished third at 5-2. In division II, St. Martin's Episcopal finished first at 7-0. Episcopal School of Acadiana finished second at 6-1.…
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Lusher Invitational Scheduled for March 4th

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On March 4, 2017 Lusher Charter School (5624 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115) in New Orleans will host a spring invitational quiz bowl event at its uptown campus. The tournament will include a morning round robin to determine seeding, and an afternoon round robin based upon those seeds.Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams and there is a possibility of a separate JV bracket if there is interest. This tournament will use questions from NAQT IS-164. The entry fee for this tournament is $60 per team with a $10 discount available for bringing a fully functional buzzer lockout system. Multiple teams from a single school may compete. Tournament Directors will be Lusher coaches Rachel Patton and Jay Mersch. Please email Coach Rachel Patton to register or if…
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Crescent City Invitational Scheduled for March 19th

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Mount Carmel Academy is proud to invite all high school quiz bowl teams to attend the Crescent City Invitational on Saturday, March 18th at its Lakeview campus (7027 Milne Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124). To register please email tournament director Kevin Marshall. The tournament will feature Varsity and JV brackets. The JV division will be for students in 10th grade or below. The tournament will be in a round-robin format, with re-bracketing for playoffs if necessary. The tournament will be 20/20 format on NAQT IS-165A. There will be no computational math tossups or bonuses. The field size will be tentatively capped at 18 teams. This number may increase depending upon the number of readers available. Each school may register up to three total teams. The base fee per team (not…
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Dutchtown Academic Tournament Results

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Congratulations to Episcopal School of Acadiana, Jesuit, and Caddo Magnet who placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively at the Dutchtown Academic Tournament. Twenty teams competed in what was a very strong field. Complete results and statistics can be found here. Congratulations to the overall preliminary individual scorers: 1. Sam Hebert (ESA) 2. Caleb Rogers (Jesuit) 3. Mason Guillot (Baton Rouge Magnet) 4. Laya Tummala (Caddo Magnet) T-5. Brendan Cuti (Hammond) T-5. Jules France (St. Martin's Episcopal) 7. Jessica Davis (Mt. Carmel Academy)
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Louisiana and Texas Teams Finish Strong at ESA Invitational

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22 teams from Louisiana and Texas competed at the ESA Invitational on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Strake Jesuit's A team from Houston, TX gave a strong performance and went undefeated with a 9-0 record at the tournament. With only three members playing, Baton Rouge Magnet from Baton Rouge, LA placed second with an 8-1 record for the day. The top six individual scorers after the preliminary rounds were as follows: 1. Mason Guillot - Baton Rouge Magnet 2. Joshua Hew - Strake Jesuit A 3. Alix Basden - Lafayette High 4. Cade Crandall - C. E. Byrd B 5. Lydia Mills - C. E. Byrd A 6. Eric Bynog - North Caddo We wish all teams luck in future tournaments this year. Results of the tournament are posted here.
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