What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT
NAQT has begun announcing sites for its 2019 Sectional Championship Tournaments (SCTs). As of December 10, 2018, a total of twelve hosts have been chosen. Registration for the 2019 SCT is now open.
NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for the 2019 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament, powered by LetterOne, which will be held on April 5-6, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. (All gameplay will be on Saturday, April 6.)
NAQT's annual championship for solo players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), powered by LetterOne, will be held on April 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago.
New for 2019 is a separate division for middle school players. The event will recognize overall champions in both divisions as well as the top players in history, literature, and other subject areas.
NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2019 High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT) which will be held May 24–26, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Registration is now open. NAQT is delighted that LetterOne is returning as the presenting sponsor of this championship (as well as continuing its support of the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament and debuting as the sponsor of the Individual Player National Championship Tournament).
As in past years, NAQT will be offering "cross-tournament discounts" to programs that want to reduce their own national-championship registration fees (for the ICT, IPNCT, MSNCT, SSNCT, and/or HSNCT) by staffing earlier national championships. Many caveats apply, so please read the linked article completely!