ACF Regionals 2012


This is the official global announcement for ACF Regionals 2012, which will take place on February 18, 2012.

Head Editor: Trevor Davis (Carnegie Mellon)
Co-Editors: Will Butler (Georgia Tech), Auroni Gupta (UCSD), John Lawrence (Yale), Guy Tabachnick (Brown)

Hosts (with links to their announcements)
West: UC San Diego
South: Chris Romero at St John’s School, Houston
North: University of Minnesota
Midwest: University of Illinois
Southeast: Georgia Tech
East Canada/Niagara: University at Buffalo
Mid-Atlantic: George Washington University
Northeast: Brown University

Packet Submission
Every team with at least one person on it who played a regular, collegiate, academic quizbowl tournament prior to September 1, 2010 is required to submit a packet in order to play in Regionals. Please note that this requirement now also applies to eligible high school teams. Further information can be found at the ACF Packet Submission Guidelines.

The submission schedule for this tournament is:
December 26, 2011: -$50 (You get an extra day for Christmas, what a deal!)
January 8, 2012: -$25 (-$50 for optional packets)
January 22, 2012: no penalty (-$25 for optional packets)
January 29, 2012: +$25
February 5, 2012: +$50

Please submit your packet to Trevor Davis at and include “ACF Regionals packet” and the name of your school in the subject line. In order to meet any particular deadline, your packet must be in Trevor’s inbox by 11:59 pm PST on the stated day.

Extensions may be granted after the final February 5 deadline at a cost of $10 per day, but such extensions are not guaranteed. If you want an extension, contact Trevor before the February 5 deadline.

Packet Penalties
Be sure to fully read the information contained in the Packet Guidelines. Any cases of incorrect formatting, plagiarism, or prohibited question types will result in hefty fees. The editors also reserve the right to send back any egregious cases to be fixed by the team in question, so be sure to do it right the first time.

If you have any questions about ACF Regionals or this announcement, you can email Trevor at