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Celtic Nations Quiz Championship 2019

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The Voodoo Rooms

19a West Register Street

Edinburgh

EH2 2AA

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The Scottish Quiz Team is delighted to invite quizzers from Ireland, Wales and Scotland to join us in Edinburgh for the Celtic Nations 2019

About this Event

The tournament includes Individual and Pairs competitions and a range of social quizzes, all of which are open to everyone. The national A, B, C (and hopefully D) squads for Ireland, Scotland and Wales will also face each other in two rounds of team matches which you are very welcome to watch, and there may even be places to be won in the national squads depending on results in the individuals and pairs.

Results from the Individuals, Pairs and National Team competitions are combined to find out which country is the Celtic Champion, so your performance could be crucial to your nation's chances!

Entry is free for Irish and Welsh quizzers as they are traveling from afar, but we will be asking Scottish quizzers for a £10 contribution towards the costs of the event (payable at the event).

PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE

Friday 26th April

2000 - Eve of tournament socialising & informal buzzer quizzing (venue and times tbc)

Saturday 27th April

0930 - Registration Opens

1000 - National Teams Ireland v Wales

1100 - Individuals

1300 - Lunch

1400 - National Teams: Scotland v Ireland

1500 – National Teams: Scotland v Wales

1600 - Pairs

1800 - Table Quiz

2000 - Dinner - Kushi’s, 10 Antigua St, Edinburgh, EH1 3NH

2200 – Social Quizzing

Sunday 28th April

1000 - National Teams: Ireland v Wales

1100 - National Teams: Scotland v Ireland

1200 - National Teams: Scotland v Wales

1300 – Prize-giving

1400 – Close

FAQs

Where will the event be held?

At the centrally-located Voodoo Rooms in West Register Street. The individual quiz will be held in the ballroom, with the pairs in a combination of the Speakeasy and French Quarter. National B, C and D team matches in the Ballroom, American Bar, Speakeasy and French Quarter.

Who can take part?

All of the quizzes (except the National Teams) are open to anyone, however to be eligible to compete for one of the Celtic Nations you will need to;

(a) Have been born in that nation; or

(b) Have a parent or grandparent born in that nation; or

(c) Have the relevant citizenship and have lived continuously in that nation for at least three years

How can I get to the venue?

Train - The Voodoo Rooms is just a few hundred yards from Waverley station, at 19a West Register Street (behind the Apple Store).

Air - Edinburgh Airport has direct flights from most major airports in the UK and Ireland. A tram service connects Edinburgh airport and St Andrew Square, which is adjacent to W. Register Street and the Voodoo Rooms. Airport buses run from Edinburgh airport to Waverley Bridge, a few hundred yards from the venue.

Bus – St Andrew Square bus station is a short walk from the venue.

Car - Parking at the venue is very limited, but there is a public car park at Greenside Place, a short distance away.

What catering is available?

The Voodoo Rooms has bars and a restaurant on site and can provide meals, snacks and refreshments. There are numerous local restaurants and snack outlets.

Hotels - there are numerous good local hotels within walking distance including:

Apex, Waterloo Place

Travelodge, Waterloo Place

Holiday Inn Express, Picardy Place

How can I contact the organisers with any questions?

Feel free to post a message on the discussion wall of this event and an admin will respond promptly, or for queries about the venue contact Ewan McNaught ewan@thevoodoorooms.com

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