National Academic Quiz Tournaments Announcements http://www.naqt.com Announcements and news from National Academic Quiz Tournaments relating to its question sets, study guides, and state, regional, and national championship tournaments. Scorekeeper Training https://www.udemy.com/naqt-scorekeeper NAQT has made available its Scorekeeper Training course. If you are interested in staffing NAQT's national championship tournaments, please complete the course and contact naqt@naqt.com. 1319 2014 SSNCT Overflow Hotel http://www.naqt.com/hs/ssnct/2014/details.html#overflow The official hotel of the 2014 Small School National Championship, the Minneapolis airport Hilton, is now effectively full. NAQT has signed a contract with the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Int'l Airport to act as an overflow hotel. 1318 HSNCT Field Reopens http://www.naqt.com/registration/field.jsp?tournament_id=5000 Due to the dissolution of berths reserved for state champions, the HSNCT field has been reopened to new teams. As of today, there are three spots available. Qualified teams may now register without having to join a waitlist first. 1317 2014 HSNCT Overflow Hotel http://www.naqt.com/hsnct/2014/details.html#overflow The official hotel of the 2014 High School National Championship, the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, is now effectively full. NAQT has signed a contract with the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare to act as an overflow hotel. 1316 2015 MSNCT Date and Location http://www.naqt.com/articles/future-championships.html The 2015 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT) will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport on May 8-10. This is Mother's Day weekend. 1315 You Gotta Know These Feminists http://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/feminists.html NAQT has just published its latest You Gotta Know article, including twelve notable feminists. 1313 MSNCT Field Expanded to 128 Teams http://www.naqt.com/ms/msnct/2014/details.html Due to high demand, NAQT has expanded the field for its 2014 Middle School National Championship Tournament from 112 to 128 teams. 1314 Virginia and Harvard win ICT Titles http://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=5001 The University of Virginia defeated Yale University to win the Division I overall title at the 2014 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. Penn claimed third place. Yale claimed the Undergraduate championship. In Division II, Harvard defeated Northwestern in the final to claim the title, with McGill finishing third. The Top Community College team was Valencia. 1312 Valencia Wins 2014 CCCT http://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=5003 Valencia College of Orlando, Florida, defeated Chipola (FL) in the finals to win the 2014 NAQT Community College Championship Tournament. Broward College (FL) took third. Valencia B finished fourth; the top four teams earned invitations to the 2014 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. 1306 You Gotta Know These Classic American Television Series http://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/classic-american-television-series.html NAQT has just published its latest You Gotta Know article, including ten classic American television series. 1305 2014 HSNCT Team Staffer Discount Policy http://www.naqt.com/hsnct/2014/details.html NAQT has finalized its policy for offering discounts on team staffers at its 2014 High School National Championship Tournament. 1301 Cross-Tournament HSNCT Discounts http://www.naqt.com/hsnct/2014/cross-tournament-discounts.html In 2014 NAQT will be making a trial run of its "cross-tournament discounts" program; this will allow high school teams to earn staffer discounts toward their HSNCT registration by staffing the CCCT, ICT, SSNCT, or MSNCT. Many caveats apply, so please read the linked article completely! 1300 2014 HSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations Are Now Being Accepted http://www.naqt.com/registration/wildcard-request-create.jsp?tournament_id=5000 NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for the 2014 High School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, please use our online form. 1298 2014 MSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations Are Now Being Accepted http://www.naqt.com/registration/wildcard-request-create.jsp?tournament_id=4999 NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for the 2014 Middle School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, please use our online form. 1292 You Gotta Know These Anthropologists http://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/anthropologists.html NAQT has just published its latest You Gotta Know article, including anthropologists. 1284 HSNCT Registration Opened http://www.naqt.com/registration/field.jsp?tournament_id=5000 Registration has been opened for the 2014 NAQT High School National Championship Tournament. 1282 New Military Topics Frequency List; Updated Lists http://www.naqt.com/frequency-lists.html NAQT has updated its Literature, Art, Music, and Nonfiction lists with data from its packets through September 2013. In addition, it has released a new Military Topics list with the 696 most asked about wars, battles, treaties, and commanders. Updates are available at low prices to schools that previously purchased the lists. The updated lists will begin shipping on October 1. 1276 2014 and 2016 MSNCT Dates and Locations http://www.naqt.com/articles/future-championships.html The 2014 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT) will be held May 9-11 at the Atlanta Hilton (Mother's Day weekend). The 2015 MSNCT has not been scheduled, but the 2016 MSNCT will be held May 6-8 at the same hotel. 1256 2014 and 2015 ICT Dates and Locations http://www.naqt.com/articles/future-championships.html The 2014 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) will be held March 28-29 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago (technically, Rosemont). The 2015 championship will be held March 27-28 at the Atlanta Hilton. 1255 2014, 2015, and 2016 CCCT dates and locations http://www.naqt.com/articles/future-championships.html The 2014 NAQT Community College Championship Tournament (CCCT) will be held February 28-March 1 at the Atlanta Hilton. The '15 and '16 tournaments will take place at the same hotel on February 27-28, 2015, and February 26-27, 2016, respectively. 1254 2014, 2015, and 2016 HSNCT dates and locations http://www.naqt.com/articles/future-championships.html The 2014 NAQT High School Championship Tournament will be held May 30-June 1 (the weekend after Memorial Day) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago (technically, Rosemont). The 2015 HSNCT will be May 29-31 (and also held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare). The 2016 HSNCT will return to Memorial Day weekend (with site to be decided). 1253 Reserving Packet Sets for 2013-14 http://www.naqt.com/hosting NAQT is now reserving packet sets for schools to host tournaments during the 2013-14 competition year. Schools interested in hosting should contact NAQT at hosting@naqt.com. 1252 LASA Wins 2013 HSNCT http://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=4300 Liberal Arts and Science Academy (TX) won the 2013 NAQT High School National Championship Tournament by defeating Ladue Horton Watkins (MO) High School 455-440 in a one-game final. Macomb (IL) High School claimed the Top Small School title. Full team and individual statistics are now available. 1251 Barrington Station Wins Middle School National Championship Tournament http://www.naqt.com/ms/msnct/2013/ Barrington Middle School Station Campus of Barrington, Illinois defeated Kealing Middle School of Austin, Texas, in the second game of an advantaged final to win the NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament. Mesa Verde Middle School (San Diego, California) defeated St. John's School (Houston, Texas) to claim third place. Full team and individual stats are now available. 1247