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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by pjgscioisamazing » June 1st, 2011, 7:06 pm

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kentuckyfan1001 wrote:Does anyone know what invitationals Harriton or Penncrest attend?
Also, do any Pennsylvania invitationals draw schools like Fayetteville-Manlius and Ward-Melville or West-Windsor Plainsboro?
I've heard that Athens invitational draws these teams, and that would make that invitational arguably one of the strongest in the country.
Hahaha, I wish...out school district would go insane with 2 invitationals. (Gelinas attends the RCS)

WM doesn't go to any invites as far as i know.
WM went to the Athens Invitational last year (2010). We unfortunately didn't go this past January.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by frogzorz » June 1st, 2011, 7:52 pm

kentuckyfan1001 wrote:Does anyone know what invitationals Harriton or Penncrest attend?
Also, do any Pennsylvania invitationals draw schools like Fayetteville-Manlius and Ward-Melville or West-Windsor Plainsboro?
I've heard that Athens invitational draws these teams, and that would make that invitational arguably one of the strongest in the country.
Harriton attends the Conestoga invites and the Athens invites. Penncrest probably does the same.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by EastStroudsburg13 » June 2nd, 2011, 6:31 am

We're hopefully attending both Athens and Tiger. However, I don't think our presence is going to make those any more competitive.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by quizbowl » June 2nd, 2011, 6:32 pm

EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:We're hopefully attending both Athens and Tiger. However, I don't think our presence is going to make those any more competitive.
Hopefully Syosset will :P
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by kentuckyfan1001 » June 2nd, 2011, 6:45 pm

Thanks guys for the info!
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by JCicc » June 2nd, 2011, 7:48 pm

The Athens Invitational is very well organized and efficiently run. Penncrest has attended for the last three years. The Conestoga Invitational has a shorter history, but is also a quality event, and Penncrest went for the first time last year. Unfortunately, I believe in 2012 these two tournaments will take place on the same weekend. It is a tough choice that may come down to travel/lodging costs - for us, Conestoga is a day trip by school bus whereas Athens requires an overnight stay (and hotels up there are getting a bit pricey).

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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by kentuckyfan1001 » June 2nd, 2011, 8:16 pm

JCicc wrote:The Athens Invitational is very well organized and efficiently run. Penncrest has attended for the last three years. The Conestoga Invitational has a shorter history, but is also a quality event, and Penncrest went for the first time last year. Unfortunately, I believe in 2012 these two tournaments will take place on the same weekend. It is a tough choice that may come down to travel/lodging costs - for us, Conestoga is a day trip by school bus whereas Athens requires an overnight stay (and hotels up there are getting a bit pricey).
Do you know when these invitationals will be held?
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by JCicc » June 2nd, 2011, 8:26 pm

I think the weekend before MLK day.

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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by quizbowl » June 2nd, 2011, 8:44 pm

kentuckyfan1001 wrote:
JCicc wrote:The Athens Invitational is very well organized and efficiently run. Penncrest has attended for the last three years. The Conestoga Invitational has a shorter history, but is also a quality event, and Penncrest went for the first time last year. Unfortunately, I believe in 2012 these two tournaments will take place on the same weekend. It is a tough choice that may come down to travel/lodging costs - for us, Conestoga is a day trip by school bus whereas Athens requires an overnight stay (and hotels up there are getting a bit pricey).
Do you know when these invitationals will be held?
According to Conestoga's website (http://battleatvalleyforge.wikispaces.com/) it will be on January 14th. Come on, Athens, the same day?!
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Re: Pennsylvania 2011

Post by OtherWhiteMeat » June 5th, 2011, 2:54 am

quizbowl wrote:According to Conestoga's website (http://battleatvalleyforge.wikispaces.com/) it will be on January 14th. Come on, Athens, the same day?!
"Come on, Athens"?

Athens has always run their invitational on the MLK weekend. More like come on, Conestoga.

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