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Feb 22, 2017

ACF Nationals 2017- A-Values announced

The A-values from 2017 ACF Regionals have been announced. These values will be used to invite teams to the 2017 ACF Nationals Tournament in April 2017. Please refer to the...

Apr 22, 2015

ACF Nationals 2015 Summary

Congrats to Eric Mukherjee, Saajid Moyen, Patrick Liao, and Chris Chiego of the University of Pennsylvania, for winning the 2015 ACF Nationals! John Lawrence, Chris Ray, Max Schindler, and James...

Jan 27, 2015

ACF Regionals 2015 A-Values announced

The A-values from 2015 ACF Regionals have been announced. These values will be used to invite teams to the 2015 ACF Nationals Tournament in April 2015. Please refer to the...

Aug 12, 2014

2014-15 Tournament dates and Editors announced

2014 ACF Fall will be held on 8 November, 2014. The full announcement is here, and regular updates will be made on the corresponding HSquizbowl thread. 2015 ACF Regionals will...

Jun 19, 2014

2014 Carper Award Winner

ACF is pleased to announced that Susan Ferrari has won the 2014 Dr. N. Gordon Carper Lifetime Achievement Award. Susan has edited ACF Nationals in 2011 and 2012. Since ACF's...

Jun 19, 2014

ACF Nationals 2014 Summary

On the 12th and 13th of April, 2014, 34 teams gathered on the Columbia University campus to play ACF Nationals. Virginia (Matt Bollinger, Evan Adams, Tommy Casalaspi, Dennis Loo) won...

Oct 16, 2013

High School Eligibility for Discounts at ACF Tournaments

As of 07/16/13, high school teams playing ACF tournaments are ineligible for the "New to College Quizbowl" and "New to ACF" discounts. In the past, these discounts have enabled established high...

Jun 14, 2013

ACF Nationals 2013 Summary

On the 27th and 28th of April, 2013, 36 teams gathered on the Columbia University campus to play ACF Nationals. Illinois A (Ike Jose, Billy Busse, Austin Listerud, Aaron Rosenberg)...

Mar 29, 2013

ACF Cheating Policy

ACF has recently codified its policy on cheating: A player who has been shown to have cheated at an ACF event, or has been credibly proven to have cheated at...

Mar 16, 2013

2013 Carper Award Winner

ACF is pleased to announce that Matt Weiner has won the 2013 Dr. N. Gordon Carper Lifetime Achievement Award. Matt has been an editor of ACF since 2005; he edited...

Feb 12, 2013

Change to ACF’s Division II rules – 2/11/13

As of February 11, 2013, ACF has voted to exclude high school players from consideration for  D2 titles at any ACF tournaments.

Dec 1, 2012

Suggested Formats for ACF Tournaments

A list of suggested formats for ACF Tournaments can be found here.

Nov 12, 2012

ACF Regionals 2013

The official announcement for ACF Regionals 2013 can be found here.

Oct 17, 2012

Change to ACF's Division II rules - 10/16/12

This is just to announce that ACF has changed the definition of Division II. The new definition of Division II follows: C12. For collegiate tournaments that recognize high-finishing teams and/or...

Apr 24, 2012

ACF Nationals recap

ACF Nationals happened last weekend. Yale A (John Lawrence, Matt Jackson, Kevin Koai, and Ashvin Srivatsa) held off Virginia A (Matt Bollinger, Evan Adams, Tommy Casalaspi, and Dan Hothem) in...

Feb 16, 2012

ACF Regionals this weekend!

ACF is gearing up for Regionals this weekend. We hope to see lots of teams at every site! Please visit the global announcement for a clearinghouse of Regionals information.

Nov 16, 2011

ACF announces writer feedback program

In September, Jonathan Magin announced ACF's new writer feedback program: On behalf of ACF, I'm very pleased to announce our writer feedback program, which is designed to help quizbowlers of...

Nov 1, 2011

Welcome to the new ACF Website

Hi! Welcome to the new ACF website. With the move to Wordpress, we will do a better job of keeping you updated on the happenings of ACF tournaments. Some pages...