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'''Geography Monstrosity''' is a [[vanity tournament]] composed entirely of geography questions. It is run as a side event to one of the high school national championships. GM features 20-point superpowers, 15-point powers, and no minus-fives.
 
'''Geography Monstrosity''' is a [[vanity tournament]] composed entirely of geography questions. It is run as a side event to one of the high school national championships. GM features 20-point superpowers, 15-point powers, and no minus-fives.
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The first Geography Monstrosity was edited by [[George Stevens]], and directed by [[Bryce Durgin]] and [[Katy Peters]], who won praise for organizing and running the tournament on short notice. Subsequent editions have been edited and directed by [[Jeff Hoppes]].  
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The first Geography Monstrosity was edited by [[George Stevens]], and directed by [[Bryce Durgin]] and [[Katy Peters]], who won praise for organizing and running the tournament on short notice. Subsequent editions have typically been edited and directed by [[Jeff Hoppes]].
  
 
==Results==
 
==Results==
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
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! Date
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! Iteration
 
! Location
 
! Location
 
! Leading Scorer
 
! Leading Scorer
 
! Stats
 
! Stats
 
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| May 29, 2009
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=7012 Geography Monstrosity]
 
| Chicago, Illinois
 
| Chicago, Illinois
 
| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
 
| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/585/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/585/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 28, 2010
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9184 2]
 
| Chicago, Illinois
 
| Chicago, Illinois
 
| [[Ian Eppler]]
 
| [[Ian Eppler]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/466/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/466/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 27, 2011
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=10880 3]
 
| Atlanta, Georgia
 
| Atlanta, Georgia
 
| [[Raynell Cooper]]
 
| [[Raynell Cooper]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/459/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/459/stats/all_stats/ stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 25, 2012
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=12619 4]
 
| Atlanta, Georgia
 
| Atlanta, Georgia
 
| [[Maia Karpovich]] (as Anton Karpovich)
 
| [[Maia Karpovich]] (as Anton Karpovich)
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/997/stats/all_games/ stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/997/stats/all_games/ stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| June 9, 2013
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| 4
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| St. Louis, Missouri
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| "San Martin"
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1000/stats/all_games/ stats]
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|-
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| [https://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=14468 5]
 
| College Park, Maryland
 
| College Park, Maryland
 
| [[David Madden]]
 
| [[David Madden]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1496/stats/geography_monstrosity_5/ stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1496/stats/geography_monstrosity_5/ stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 30, 2014
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| 5
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| Ottawa, Canada
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| [[Jay Misuk]]
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1596/stats/crossover_final_round_all_games stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=15918 6]
 
| Rosemont, Illinois
 
| Rosemont, Illinois
 
| [[Charles Tian]]
 
| [[Charles Tian]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2251/ Stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2251/ Stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 29, 2015
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17347 7]
 
| Rosemont, Illinois
 
| Rosemont, Illinois
 
| [[Raynell Cooper]]
 
| [[Raynell Cooper]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3048/stats/all_games/ Stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3048/stats/all_games/ Stats]
 
|-
 
|-
| May 27, 2016
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=18639 VIII]
 
| Dallas, Texas
 
| Dallas, Texas
 
| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
 
| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3765/stats/~all_games~/ Stats]
 
| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3765/stats/~all_games~/ Stats]
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|-
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| [https://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=19934 IX]
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| Atlanta, Georgia
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| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4422/stats/total_results/ stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=20985&p=341409 GMX]
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| Atlanta, Georgia
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| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4968/stats/round_robin/ stats]
 
|}
 
|}
  

Latest revision as of 21:08, 2 January 2020

Geography Monstrosity is a vanity tournament composed entirely of geography questions. It is run as a side event to one of the high school national championships. GM features 20-point superpowers, 15-point powers, and no minus-fives.

The first Geography Monstrosity was edited by George Stevens, and directed by Bryce Durgin and Katy Peters, who won praise for organizing and running the tournament on short notice. Subsequent editions have typically been edited and directed by Jeff Hoppes.

Results

Iteration Location Leading Scorer Stats
Geography Monstrosity Chicago, Illinois Jeff Hoppes stats
2 Chicago, Illinois Ian Eppler stats
3 Atlanta, Georgia Raynell Cooper stats
4 Atlanta, Georgia Maia Karpovich (as Anton Karpovich) stats
4 St. Louis, Missouri "San Martin" stats
5 College Park, Maryland David Madden stats
5 Ottawa, Canada Jay Misuk stats
6 Rosemont, Illinois Charles Tian Stats
7 Rosemont, Illinois Raynell Cooper Stats
VIII Dallas, Texas Jeff Hoppes Stats
IX Atlanta, Georgia Jeff Hoppes stats
GMX Atlanta, Georgia Jeff Hoppes stats