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2016 NSC Trivia Contest

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As has been the case the last two years, John Robertson will again be hosting a fun-filled, team trivia contest at the NASC on Saturday, August 6. Everyone is welcome to participate--even people not involved in the NASC. The cost to enter is a measly $5 US per person. Teams may have a maximum of seven players. You may form a team in advance. If you arrive solo, you will be assigned to a team. (Anyone who sits at a players' table must be a paid member of the team. No exceptions!)

Approximately 90% of the entry fees will be returned as prize money. The remainder goes to offset the cost of photocopying and other materials. The event should last anywhere from 90 to 120 minutes.

The quiz is on general trivia featuring both oral rounds and handouts. There's something for everybody: sports, music, history, geography, science, literature, current events, TV, movies, pop culture, etc. There will be various specialty rounds and a two-part Jeopardy!-like wagering round to conclude the evening.

The event will be held in the Courtyard by Marriott Legacy B/C room. We had an overflow crowd of 77 participants in Reno last year, so arrive early to ensure you get a table. Registration starts at 7:45. The event will begin at 8 p.m. and should last anywhere from 90 to 120 minutes. Players will experience a fun and informative evening--and many laughs!

Unfortunately Ross Brown will not be at the 2016 NASC, so I won't have him to act as scorekeeper/assistant this year. (If someone wants to volunteer for the job, I'd appreciate it. Email me, please!)

I'll update this page as more details are known.

Any questions to this point? Just email John Robertson at jgrobertson@sympatico.ca.

Your genial host,

John Robertson