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2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our second midseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. Now, we are pleased to … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

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NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on NAQT sets. Due to only consisting of NAQT sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

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mACF-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on mACF sets. Due to only consisting of mACF sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading mACF-Only Midseason Rankings

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Overall Midseason Rankings: Top 250

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! We are finally ready to release our midseason rankings, our final posting of the calendar year. These new rankings have a bit of a shakeup in the top with University Lab A from Illinois reclaiming the #1 spot from Miami Valley A of Ohio, but still include some … Continue reading Overall Midseason Rankings: Top 250

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Houston Holiday Hoedown XI Writeup

The following article was a guest contribution by Robert Condron. On December 14, eighteen teams competed on IS-188 in Division I of Houston Holiday Hoedown XI at Strake Jesuit in Houston. In this write-up, I will be discussing the performances of the top teams at this tournament and share some insights into Southern Texas quiz … Continue reading Houston Holiday Hoedown XI Writeup

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Interview Thursdays Ep. 4 – GDS A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Matthew Siff, Nathaniel Rosenberg, Arthur Delot-Vilain, and Alex Moon from Georgetown Day School in Washington DC. We discuss their aggressive buzzing strategy, the status of the very competitive DC circuit, their tournament plans, and more. https://soundcloud.com/groger-ranks/interview-thursdays-episode-4-gds

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The Methodology of Calculating Groger Ranks

The following article was a contribution of Groger Ranks member Steven Liu. Groger Ranks has been around for a little over a year now, and we've made a lot of big strides since we started. This year, I'm hoping to provide better, clearer documentation of our ranking methodology. In addition, we're making our major changes … Continue reading The Methodology of Calculating Groger Ranks

Interview Thursdays Ep. 3 – Wayzata A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Arjun, Dylan, and Katherine from Groger Ranks interview Arul Belhe, Brian Lin, Bryanna Shao, Cece Shao, and Ben Weiner from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, MN. We discuss their travel plans, their attendance at college-level tournaments, and their strategy to make up for the loss of top-tier science specialist … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 3 – Wayzata A