Delaware Fall Open
The Delaware Fall Open was a high school quizbowl tournament held every December (usually the second Saturday) at Wilmington Charter. It has been succeeded by a tournament known as CSWIFT (Charter School of Wilmington Invitational Fall Tournament), held in November.
The tournament was first held in 2000 when Bill Tressler was a faculty member at the Sanford School. When Bill moved to Wilmington Charter, the tournament came with him, but Delaware Fall Open III was hosted by Salesianum.
Charter's team continued to host tournaments after Tressler's departure in June 2010.
This is one of the few tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic that offers a JV division. Any freshman or sophomore is eligible to play JV. A junior or senior who played no high school quizbowl before the current academic year is also eligible.
Participants include D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania teams.
Tournaments Known as CSWIFT
|CSWIFT||Champion||Second||Third||Fourth||Field size (Varsity + JV)||Notes||Results|
|2015||Richard Montgomery B||Richard Montgomery A||Wilmington Charter B||Henderson A||14||No JV Division, used BASK||Combined results|
|2013||Richard Montgomery A||Walter Johnson||Kellenberg A, Quince Orchard, Thomas Jefferson A (tie)||17 + 19||results|
|2012||Richard Montgomery A||Richard Montgomery B||Walter Johnson A||Henderson A||8 + 12||Varsity Results and JV Results|
Tournaments Known as The Delaware Fall Open
|DFO||Champion||Second||Third||Fourth||Field size (Varsity + JV)||Notes||Results|
|XII (2012)||Saint Josephs A||Richard Montgomery A||State College A||Robinson A||20 + 16||Was actually "Delaware Spring Open" as it happened in February.||results|
|XI (2010)||Richard Montgomery A||GDS A||Kellenberg A||Henderson||30 + 15||results|
|X (2009)||Richard Montgomery A||Bergen A||Henderson||Ranney||30 + 22||results|
|IX (2008)||Gonzaga A||Walt Whitman A||Blake A||Blake B||23 + 15||About 48 teams were expected, but a snowstorm made travel from the north difficult.||results|
|VIII (2007)||Walt Whitman A||Half Hollow Hills West A||Manheim Township A||C. Milton Wright||33 + 15||Whitman finished 3rd at nationals.||results|
|VII (2006)||Moravian A||Blake||Seton Hall Prep A||Kellenberg A||18 + 16||Ben Schenkel of Moravian finished 2nd in Teen Jeopardy! in this year.||results|
|VI (2005)||Gonzaga||Montgomery Blair A||Half Hollow Hills West A||West Chester East||26 + 16||results|
|V (2004)||Richard Montgomery A||Richard Montgomery B||Salesianum||Howard||8 + 8||An attempted November date proved unpopular. Richard Montgomery finished 6th at nationals.||results|
|IV (2003)||Kellenberg Memorial A||Wilmington Charter B||Howard A||Kellenberg Memorial B||19 + 11||First year of a separate JV division.||results|
|III (2002)||Salesianum A||Wilmington Charter B||Wilmington Charter A||Sanford||16||Held at Salesianum.||results|
|II (2001)||Howard A||Wilmington Charter A||Pennridge A||Archmere A||11||Featured a circle of death between three teams, which excluded Pennridge from the final. Held at Sanford.||results|
|I (2000)||Newark||Wilmington Christian||Wilmington Charter A||Pennridge A||14||Held at Sanford.||results|