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'''Geography Monstrosity''' was the first-ever [[novelty tournament]] composed entirely of geography questions and was run as a [[side event]] to the [[2009 HSNCT]]. The tournament was announced by [[Jeff Hoppes]], edited by [[George Stevens]], and directed by [[Bryce Durgin]] and [[Katy Peters]], who won praise for organizing and running the tournament on short notice. The tournament featured [[superpowers]] of 20 points as well as regular powers of 15 points and had no negs.  
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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.
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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==
  
[[Jeff Hoppes]] ran away with the tournament, amassing a 35-21-15 line over six rounds, and his team finished undefeated. [[Dallas Simons]]'s team finished 2nd, with Dallas as the second-leading scorer of the tournament.  
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([http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7012 Tournament Announcement])
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([http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=UND&id=1&page=standings Stats])
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! Iteration
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! Location
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! Leading Scorer
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! Stats
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=7012 Geography Monstrosity]
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| Chicago, Illinois
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| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/585/stats/all_stats/ stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9184 2]
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| Chicago, Illinois
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| [[Ian Eppler]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/466/stats/all_stats/ stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=10880 3]
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| Atlanta, Georgia
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| [[Raynell Cooper]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/459/stats/all_stats/ stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=12619 4]
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| Atlanta, Georgia
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| [[Maia Karpovich]] (as Anton Karpovich)
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/997/stats/all_games/ stats]
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|-
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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]
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| College Park, Maryland
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| [[David Madden]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1496/stats/geography_monstrosity_5/ stats]
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|-
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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]
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| Rosemont, Illinois
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| [[Charles Tian]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2251/ Stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17347 7]
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| Rosemont, Illinois
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| [[Raynell Cooper]]
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| [http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3048/stats/all_games/ Stats]
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|-
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| [https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=18639 VIII]
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| Dallas, Texas
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| [[Jeff Hoppes]]
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| [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]
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|}
  
 
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[[Category: Side events]]

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