Zocha Jam 2010 4-5.12.2010

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Zocha Jam 2010 4-5.12.2010

Post by Ners » 28 Oct 2010 08:09

December is nearing, and that means it's time for another edition of one of the biggest footbag tournaments in Poland - Zocha Jam! Make sure not to miss a long weekend of shredding and spiking in Wroclaw. We'll make sure to give you a great footbag experience!

VENUE:

Sports Gym
ul. Przesmyckiego 10, Wrocław
It is a modern gym, where both Freestyle and Net will be held. It has an built-in sound system and locker rooms with showers.

How to get there?
Take the bus "A" from Dworcowa (street next to the main train station) and ride it to the Daniłowskiego Street. Then you will have to walk a short distance (check the map below). You can also take the 116 bus from Plac Grunwaldzki, and get out on the same stop (Daniłowskiego).

INFO FOR PLAYERS:

Players competing in Routine events are required to send their music to the organizers before the the tournament. Please send your e-mails to zochajam@o2.pl - files need to have their names in the following format: first name_last name_event_round (for example jan_kowalski_openfreestyle_final)

REGISTRATION FEES:

Open Category: 50 PLN
Women: 30 PLN
Intermediate: 30 PLN
Guest: 20 PLN

TIMETABLE:

Saturday 4.12.2010:

10:00 - 12:15 - Late Registration
10:00 - Open Golf
13:00 - Open Doubles Net Qualifications
12:30 - Judges Workshop
13:30 - Request Contest
14:00 - Open Freestyle Routines Qualifications
16:00 - Routines Finals: Intermediate, Women, Doubles, Open
16:30 - Shred30
17:00 - Footbag Quiz
17:30 - Food Break
18:00 - 2 Square Qualifications
18:00 - Doubles Net Final
19:00 - Award Ceremony and Special Awards

Sunday 5.12.2010:

10:30 - Open Singles Net Qualifications
10:30 - 2 Square Semi-Finals and Finals
12:00 - Shred Sessions Contest
13:00 - Freestyle Workshop: Open and Stepping sets
14:00 - Sick3
14:30 - Circle Contest Qualifications and Finals
16:30 - Open Singles Net Final
17:15 - Award Ceremony

If you are interested in attending, please contact me so that we can try and arrange accomodation for you!

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Post by C-Fan » 28 Oct 2010 08:15

When this is over, can you post the questions to the footbag quiz in here?

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Post by Ners » 05 Dec 2010 10:32

The tournament is over! I will post full results shortly. For now, as requested I'd like to share with you the footbag quiz that was created for the event. If you wish to test your knowledge, simply write down your answers. In a few days I will post the correct answers. The questions turned out to be quite problematic for the players at Zocha Jam. The best score was 8/15. Maybe you will do better? :) Unfortunately some question are very closely connected with Polish footbag history so I can't see people from other coutries giving the correct answers. Good luck anyway!

1. Open and Shut sets were named Pixie and Fairy after their invention. Those were not the only names they got though. In the old days, could they be also know as:
a) In Set and Out Set
b) Black Set and White Set
c) Dex Set and Reverse Dex Set
d) Thunder Set and Lightning Set

2. The issue of tricks names was often discussed in the past. Many people argued, that the names were not cool enough. How, according to a jokingly stated proposition from Ernest Crvich, should Down (Butterfly), be called?
a) Behemoth
b) Corpsegrinder
c) Soulcatcher
d) Deathbringer

3. Who invented Blurriest?
a) Rick Reese
b) Dave Yevin
c) Kenny Shults
d) Dimitri Kavouras

4. The first Symposium trick was:
a) Symposium Mirage
b) Symposium Illusion
c) Symposium Butterfly
d) Symposium Whirl

5. The trick Merlin, is named after which player?
a) Noah Dubreil
b) Joey Shaeffer
c) Dennis Jones
d) Gregory House

6. The fist official governing body for Footbag was named:
a) IFPA (International Footbag Players Association)
b) WWFF (World-Wide Footbag Foundation)
c) WFA (World Footbag Association)
d) NHSA (National Hacky Sack Association)

7. How many players could initially form a team in Team Freestyle?
a) from 2 to 4
b) from 2 to 3
c) no more than 2
d) no less than 3

8. Which Polish player was inducted into BAP first, and what was his nickname?
a) Arkadiusz Dudziński "Hi-Tech"
b) Damian Gielnicki "Twister"
c) Arkadiusz Dudziński "Hi-Peace"
d) Damian Gielnicki "Twist Again"

9. Name the phases in Circle Contest in proper order:
a) difficulty phase, variety phase
b) variety phase, difficulty phase
c) variety phase, density phase
d) density phase, variety phase

10. An Intermediate player has to move to the Open division:
a) after getting first place in Intermediate Freestyle in any tournament
b) after achieving top 3 in Intermediate Freestyle in a big tournament
c) after winning three medals in Intermediate Freestyle in any tournament
d) there's no formal criterion for moving into Open division, but a player can be get there in a result of a decision made by the tournament organizer

11. Find the mistake/mistakes in the following Job's notation and rewrite it properly (ignore the issue of the ">>" marker):
Clip > op In [dex] > Duck [bod] > (no plant while) Same (front) Swirl [dex] > op In [pdx][dex] > same Toe [del]



12. Write the name of the trick from the previous question using the new trick notation system:



13. In which of the following cities there has never been a footbag tournament?
a) Lublin
b) Zakopane
c) Wadowice
d) Å

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Post by Ners » 06 Dec 2010 02:58

Results:

Open Doubles Net:

1. Maciej Samoborowski/Wiktor Dębski
2. Wojciech Ignaczak/Marcin Staroń
3. Piotr Bałtrukiewicz/Damian Budzik

Singles Net:

1. Wiktor Dębski
2. Damian Budzik
3. Maciej Samborowski
4. Piotr Bałtrukiewicz
5. Marcin Staroń
5. Wojciech Ingnaczak

Intermediate Singles Freestyle:

1. Dawid Michałowicz
2. Patryk Tenderenda
3. Konrad Chlebny
4. Filip Wójcik
5. Maciej DÅ‚ugoszek

Women Singles Freestyle:

1. Dorota Wojtasiuk
2. Sylwia Kocyk
3. Małgorzata Olędzka
4. Kinga Gwóźdź

Open Singles Freestyle:

1. Damian Gielnicki
2. Bartosz Bubula
3. Mariusz Wilk
4. Michał Ostrowski
4. Rafał Kaleta
6. Marcin Bujko
7. Jakub Grabarczyk
8. Tomasz Ostrowski
9. Arkadiusz Stanek

Circle Contest:

1. Bartosz Bubula
2. Damian Gielnicki
3. Rafał Kaleta
4. Mariusz Wilk

Shred30:

1. Damian Gielnicki (189,10)
2. Jakub Grabarczyk (159,26)
3. Mariusz Wilk (157,5)
4. Bartosz Bubula (154,76
5. Michał Biarda (131,56)
6. Rafał Kaleta (125,36)
7. Arkadiusz Stanek (118,29)
8. Paweł Nowak (90)

Sick3:

1. Bartosz Bubula (Alpine Blurry Whirl > Bedwetter > Open Near Symposium Double Over Down)
2. Damian Gielnicki (Stepping Reaper > Open Torque > Whirlwind)
3. Paweł Nowak (Atomotion > Locomotion > Far Symple Dyno)
4. Jakub Grabarczyk (Blurry Drifter > Nuclear Near Whip > Mobius)
5. Paweł Ścierski ( Atomic Pickup > Shut Down > Matador)
6. Michał Biarda (Open Pickup Stallberger > Hyper Legover > Legover Cloud)

Footbag Golf:

1. Michał Ostrowski
2. Michał Biarda
3. Damian Gielnicki
4. Bartosz Bubula
5. Filip Wójcik
6. Rafał Kaleta
7. Arkadiusz Stanek
8. Paweł Ścierski
9. Patryk Tenderenda
10. Maciej DÅ‚ugoszek
10. Kinga Gwóźdź

Footbag Quiz:

1. Jakub Grabarczyk
2. Dorota Wojtasiuk
3. Wiktor Dębski
4. Michał Biarda
5. Agatka
6. Michał Ostrowski
7. Paweł Rożek
8. Bartosz RzÄ…sa
9. Marcin Kałczor
10. Patryk Tenderenda
11. Damian Gielnicki
12. Michał Jałowiecki
13. Filip Wójcik
14. Maciej DÅ‚ugoszek
15. Paweł Nowak

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Post by C-Fan » 08 Dec 2010 11:24

Cool quiz, I enjoyed it.

Question: did Bujko not compete in circles or shred? Was he injured or something?

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Post by Ners » 10 Dec 2010 09:23

Unfortunately Marcin injured his hip at Zocha Jam :(

Quiz answers:

1. Open and Shut sets were named Pixie and Fairy after their invention. Those were not the only names they got though. In the old days, could they be also know as:
d) Thunder Set and Lightning Set

2. The issue of tricks names was often discussed in the past. Many people argued, that the names were not cool enough. How, according to a jokingly stated proposition from Ernest Crvich, should Down (Butterfly), be called?
b) Corpsegrinder

3. Who invented Blurriest?
a) Rick Reese

4. The first Symposium trick was:
d) Symposium Whirl

5. The trick Merlin, is named after which player?
a) Noah Dubreil

6. The fist official governing body for Footbag was named:
d) NHSA (National Hacky Sack Association)

7. How many players could initially form a team in Team Freestyle?
b) from 2 to 3

8. Which Polish player was inducted into BAP first, and what was his nickname?
b) Damian Gielnicki "Twister"

9. Name the phases in Circle Contest in proper order:
c) variety phase, density phase

10. An Intermediate player has to move to the Open division:
d) there's no formal criterion for moving into Open division, but a player can be get there in a result of a decision made by the tournament organizer

11. Find the mistake/mistakes in the following Job's notation and rewrite it properly (ignore the issue of the ">>" marker):
Clip > op In [dex] > Duck [bod] > (no plant while) Same (front) Swirl [dex] > op In [pdx][dex] > same Toe [del]

Clip > op In [dex] > Duck [bod] > (no plant while) Same (front) Swirl [bod][pdx][dex] > op In [pdx][dex] > same Toe [del]

12. Write the name of the trick from the previous question using the new trick notation system:

Stepping Ducking Symposium Twistup/Twisting Pickup

13. In which of the following cities there has never been a footbag tournament?
a) Lublin

14. What is Shtataff?
b) a name of a spike in footbag net, where the netbag is hit with the sole of the shoe

15. A player from Warsaw's club Smart Legs had a song made inspired by his person. What were the first two words of the song?
d) Gobol, Gobol!

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