Groger Ranks is creating Rankings of HSQB teams, by HSQB players, for HSQB
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Groger Ranks is a ranking of the top HS quizbowl teams started by John John and William Groger of The Miami Valley School, along with Arjun Nageswaran of Stevenson High School. Steven Liu of High Tech High School and Anson Berns of Montgomery Blair High School have also joined the Groger Ranks team. Steven runs his own projection website based off of Groger Ranks here: https://sirmrguy.github.io/qbmodel/index.html Only teams that have played a tournament so far this season have been included in each set of the rankings, and thus they should be viewed more as a relative ranking of the teams listed than an absolute, overall ranking. The rankings use the formula (((12.5 * Adjusted Powers/Games) + (125 * Adjusted Points per Bonus/30))/2) – (Negs/Games). This formula makes it so that a team that gets 8 adjusted powers will get 50 points for the power section, and a team with 24 aPPB will get 50 points in the bonus section. This makes up the bulk of the ranking, with teams that get 24 aPPB and 8 adjusted powers scoring 100 points in this part. The negs per game are then subtracted, to differentiate between teams of similar skill level. Due to a lack of resources, only teams with 18 aPPB and higher were ranked. A-Sets and MSNCT were not included. This is not meant to be a competitor to HSQBRank. Rather, it attempts to be another method of ranking teams using different factors. Perhaps curiosity killed the cat, but please don’t kill our rankings!
Tiers
Thanks!
$1 or more per month

Thanks for your donation! There aren't really any rewards here, but know that you made a Groger smile today!

Shoutout
$2 or more per month

With $2 a month you attain a new level of kindness and therefore deserve a greater reward! With this commitment, we will give you a special "shout-out" in all of our rankings and podcasts!

Podcast Question Time
$5 or more per month

With this tier, not only will you receive a shoutout, but you will be notified every time a new podcast is being recorded, and allowed to submit one question for everyone in the podcast to discuss.

Merchandise
$10 or more per month

This tier gives all the privileges below plus a one-time gift of a free Groger Ranks notebook! If we unveil new pieces of merchandise, you will also receive each new piece of merchandise as soon as they release if you've been in this tier for at least two months!

Data
$20 or more per month

This is the ultimate tier that can be achieved. With $20 a month, you will automatically receive Groger Ranks merchandise as soon as they are made, get three questions per podcast, get a shoutout in the rankings and podcast, AND receive complete (automatically updating) access to our data we use for the rankings.

Goals
$24 of $50 per month
If we reach this unexpected milestone, we will celebrate/thank you with a 3 hour livestream podcast with all patrons invited!
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Groger Ranks is a ranking of the top HS quizbowl teams started by John John and William Groger of The Miami Valley School, along with Arjun Nageswaran of Stevenson High School. Steven Liu of High Tech High School and Anson Berns of Montgomery Blair High School have also joined the Groger Ranks team. Steven runs his own projection website based off of Groger Ranks here: https://sirmrguy.github.io/qbmodel/index.html Only teams that have played a tournament so far this season have been included in each set of the rankings, and thus they should be viewed more as a relative ranking of the teams listed than an absolute, overall ranking. The rankings use the formula (((12.5 * Adjusted Powers/Games) + (125 * Adjusted Points per Bonus/30))/2) – (Negs/Games). This formula makes it so that a team that gets 8 adjusted powers will get 50 points for the power section, and a team with 24 aPPB will get 50 points in the bonus section. This makes up the bulk of the ranking, with teams that get 24 aPPB and 8 adjusted powers scoring 100 points in this part. The negs per game are then subtracted, to differentiate between teams of similar skill level. Due to a lack of resources, only teams with 18 aPPB and higher were ranked. A-Sets and MSNCT were not included. This is not meant to be a competitor to HSQBRank. Rather, it attempts to be another method of ranking teams using different factors. Perhaps curiosity killed the cat, but please don’t kill our rankings!

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Tiers
Thanks!
$1 or more per month

Thanks for your donation! There aren't really any rewards here, but know that you made a Groger smile today!

Shoutout
$2 or more per month

With $2 a month you attain a new level of kindness and therefore deserve a greater reward! With this commitment, we will give you a special "shout-out" in all of our rankings and podcasts!

Podcast Question Time
$5 or more per month

With this tier, not only will you receive a shoutout, but you will be notified every time a new podcast is being recorded, and allowed to submit one question for everyone in the podcast to discuss.

Merchandise
$10 or more per month

This tier gives all the privileges below plus a one-time gift of a free Groger Ranks notebook! If we unveil new pieces of merchandise, you will also receive each new piece of merchandise as soon as they release if you've been in this tier for at least two months!

Data
$20 or more per month

This is the ultimate tier that can be achieved. With $20 a month, you will automatically receive Groger Ranks merchandise as soon as they are made, get three questions per podcast, get a shoutout in the rankings and podcast, AND receive complete (automatically updating) access to our data we use for the rankings.