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Questions Sets for Season 2020 2021

Diary Reminder

As noted in our Handbook

Questions Sets for Season 2020 2021 must be submitted by the 31st January 2020

An email has been sent this evening to all teams from whom I have not yet received a set of questions.

Will each Team Secretary please ensure that they send me their set by tomorrow. (in Excel or Word format)

Many thanks

Paul Davitt

Liverpool Mimir Heats

5th February 2020

A reminder of a date in the Diary of Liverpool Quiz League Handbook.

The Liverpool Quiz League Mimir heats will take place on Wednesday 5th February 2020.

This is a competition open to all members of the Liverpool Quiz League, the Winner will receive the Arthur Evans Trophy and will hold the title for a year. The winner of the Arthur Evans Trophy last year was Mark Kerr of The Cricketers.

The Competition and what happens;

Four players play in each heat. Each heat consists of five rounds of three questions to each player. Usually the winning two go on the next round, ending in a final of four players. The precise make-up of the heats all depends on how many players take part.

The top players are invited to go forward to Merseyside heats on 18th March 2020 at a Wirral venue.

Please tell all of your team members about of this competition. This notice will also be posted on Quiz Liverpool Website.

Registration

Registration is not essential, however, if you can give us some indication of names / numbers of contestants or helpers, from your team by email phone or text by 8pm on Sunday 2nd February 2020, it will be a great help planning the catering and organising the heats and set up at the venue.

Asking questions, Scoring and Timekeeping

Help with questions, scoring and bonus recording is always needed. If you don’t want to take part in the competition, but are willing to help, please come along and support the event. Please email or ring me or send a text and let me know if you are willing to help.

Liverpool Mimir Heats Venue: Aigburth People's Hall, Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, L17 0DG.

Registration will take place at 8pm, followed by the draw

Timing for the evening is as follows (all approximate)

Preliminary Rounds 8.15

Refreshments 9.30

Final 10.00

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 5th February.

LQL Charity Quiz February 7th

The annual charity quiz takes place on Friday, 7th February at 7.30pm.  Tickets are £7.50 per head, which includes a supper of scouse (sandwiches are available as an alternative).  Teams of four.  This is always a very enjoyable evening, with an excellent quiz.  Please let Dave Cotson know numbers, and if you'd prefer sandwiches to scouse: davecotson@hotmail.com
 
We look forward to seeing you there.
 
 

Matches on Mon 6 January

Unfortunately there was an error in the distribution of sets for the matches on 6th January.  A new set will be delivered, hopefully over the weekend, in time for the match on Monday evening.

Mastermind - Contestants Wanted

Double Header Monday 28th October 2019

Next Monday will be the first of our double header nights.

If you are the host team you (or the questions delegate) will receive two sets of questions this week, one marked A and a second marked B. A is to be played first and B second, in addition to completing the score sheet in the usual way, please endorse the score sheet with A or B as appropriate. If either set fails to arrive please let Paul Davitt know as soon as possible.

As noted in the handbook we suggest that the home team provides the refreshments and the away team buys the drinks.

If the ‘away’ team is to bring along their own officials for their ‘home’ game (the B game) please let the hosting team know in advance.

LQL Charity Quiz - Date for your diary

This is the first notice that the annual LQL Charity quiz will be held on February 7th 2020 at Christ the King Parish Club.  As in previous years, it is open to teams of four; the entrance fee will be £7.50 per head, which includes a hot supper (sandwiches are available as an alternative on request).

This is always a thoroughly enjoyable evening, with a first class quiz and we hope as many people as possible will attend.

MQL Buzzer Tournament

Two teams from Liverpool enjoyed success in the second MQL Buzzer Tournament held at the Bradbury Centre in Liverpool on Saturday 12 October.  The Tournament which has a format similar to TV's University Challenge, attracted teams from the MQL as well as 13 strong teams from all over the country including London, Teesside, Lincolnshire, West Midlands and Yorkshire.  The Liverpool A side of Angela Doyle (Bishop Eton), Danny Grimes (Aigburth Swans), Clive Leech (Exiles), James MacGregor (Palmy Army) and Chris Quinn (Cricketers) were unable to defend the title that they won last year but performed very well.  The Tournament was won by Ormskirk who beat Lancaster in the Final.  Pictured below are the Liverpool B side of Stuart Scholes (Kluggers), Brian Thompson (Aigburth People), Rob Cruise (Bookworms), Gill Willet (Kluggers) and Peter Harris (Aigburth Swans) who were the winners of the Plate Competition.

You can watch the final below:

Venue Changes

A couple of teams in the First Division have changed venues this season, but not all of the changes have been incorporated into the new handbook.  Paul Davitt is sending out corrective stickers to all teams.

Leyfield Crown will now play their home matches at West Derby Golf Club, Yew Tree Lane, L12 9HQ.

Judges will now play at The Brown Edge, 299 Nutgrove Road, St Helens WA9 5JR.

Please let me know if there are any errors in your team details on this site.

2019/20 Fixtures Published

The fixtures for the coming season are now available in the Fixture Calendar.  Please note that the weeks of 28th October and 18th November are both double headers, with two matches to be played on the same night.  These are shown in yellow on the fixture lists in each team's page. It is suggested for fairness that the Home team provide the refreshments as normal, but that the Away team should buy the drinks.

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