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QUEST Rochester - 4 November

Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:14 am
by Jane
Huge thanks to Ken Owen for hosting this QUEST event. Please note - this venue can accommodate 16 people so it will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

VENUE

Kings Head
58 High St
Rochester ME1 1LD

The nearest car park is Northgate. The High Street is pedestrians only on a Saturday, so you will need to come in via Corporation Street. http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/carp ... 1704101300

QUEST Grand Prix Schedule

11:00 - 11:20 Registration
11:30 - 13:00 Individual quiz
13:00 - 13:30 Individual quiz answers and scoring
13:30 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:00 Hot 100
15:30 All being well, the individual quiz scores should appear.
15:30 - 16:20 The 'Brows' quiz

Lunch is not provided, but the venue serves food, so please support them.

About the quizzes

UK Quiz Circuit Individual quiz - 240 question quiz split across six genres ('Art, History & Culture', 'Civilisation', 'Entertainment', 'Lifestyle', 'Physical World' and 'Sport & Games'). Players all get UK Rankings points for this event.

Brows quiz - 50 questions each of highbrow and lowbrow questions, it's up to the player how much of their time they devote to each from the overall 50 minute allowed for the whole paper, containing 100 questions. Each half of the quiz is scored separately out of 50. (viewtopic.php?f=28&t=602)

Hot 100 - 100 questions with an international flavour and World Rankings points. (http://www.worldquizrankings.com)

Entry fee for the QUEST Grand Prix Quiz and the Hot 100 is £12.50 (half price for current full-time students with proof of their status). It is very helpful if you can pay via PayPal. PayPal payments should be made to payments@quizzing.co.uk

IMPORTANT

Because question sets will be sent out to the volunteer organisers, it is ESSENTIAL that you register by MIDNIGHT on Tuesday 31 October. The papers will be printed off overnight and sent out first thing in the morning to ensure they arrive in plenty of time.

All registrations for events must be made via this Facebook page or the Quizzing event page.

Re: QUEST Rochester - 4 November

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:23 pm
by Elspethparks1215
Hi, Syd and I will be along. Thanks very much, Elspeth

Re: QUEST Rochester - 4 November

Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:53 am
by Jane
Here's my list of attendees for this venue. Don't forget to let us know if you plan to come to Saturday's Grand Prix by midnight TOMORROW (31st) to give us time to get the question papers printed and out to the hosts. Thank you! x

(Host) Ken Owen
Aaron Linge
Aidan Linge
Chris Rogers
Christine Hinchcliffe-Rogers
David Saunders
Dick Cribb
Dorjana Sirola
Elspeth Parks
Jim Fergusson
Judith Pender
Liam Butler
Michael Radley
Pat Collet
Paul Emerson
Steve Lilley
Syd Curtis