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Ethane
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Handball World Cup 22 (Signup Thread)

Postby Ethane » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:31 pm

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It's been a while since we had one of these, and with the World Cup over I thought it'd be cool to try to revive one of my early favourite tournaments.

As you can figure out, this is the official signup thread for the 22nd Handball World Cup. Post here to sign up for the tournament and also to bid to become host. Host bids must include form of scorination, format, and RP grading/bonus; everything else is not necessary, but highly encouraged. It'd be great to get some newer hosts to bid if they want to, perhaps with a senior host bidder (smaller tournaments are a great way of learning how to host and gaining experience before you go on to host the bigger events in the near future).

Consider this an expression of interest thread as well; if you want this tournament to run, express your interest/sign up here.

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Wiki on Team Handball
Handball World Cup Discussion Thread
Handball World Cup 21
Winning Bid from the Handball World Cup 21

Signups: 31
- Abanhfleft
- Ancharmunn
- Delaclava
- Drawkland
- Ethane
- Filindostan
- Graintfjall
- HUElavia
- Jeckland
- Kohnhead
- Kriegiersien
- Libonesia
- Lisander
- Lovisa
- Maccian
- Megistos
- Nagore
- Natanians and Nosts
- Northwest Kalactin
- Oshwirk
- Qasden
- Sankt Konrad
- Sarzonia
- Savojarna
- Sylestone
- Terre Septentrionale
- The Jovannic
- The Royal Kingdom of Quebec
- Trolleborg
- Union Europae
- United States of Devonta

Host Bids: 3
- Ethane and Sylestone's Handball World Cup 22 Host Bid
- Maccian and Northwest Kalactin's Host Bid for the Handball World Cup 22
- Welcome to the North - Savojarna HWC 22 Host Bid
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Postby Jeckland » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:32 pm

Here comes Jeckland!
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Postby Drawkland » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:33 pm

Why not!
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Postby Graintfjall » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:34 pm

We sign up.
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Postby Northwest Kalactin » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:37 pm

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Postby Savojarna » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:38 pm

In! Host bid may or may not come conditional on Copa outcomes - CR has priority for multiple reasons.

Edit question: After the last long hiatus, we reset the ranks - is that the plan again? (On one hand I am obviously interested in the old ranks, OTOH I think there are decent reasons for another reset)
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Postby Trolleborg » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:39 pm

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Postby Megistos » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:41 pm

In!
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Postby Sylestone » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:44 pm

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Postby Delaclava » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:03 pm

Yes!
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Postby The Jovannic » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:05 pm

I'm in!
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Postby Sarzonia » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:10 pm

I hosted one of these, so I will be happy to send a team.
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Postby Kriegiersien » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:14 pm

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Postby Terre Septentrionale » Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:24 pm

Not sure if I'll RP but I'll post a roster.
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Postby Graintfjall » Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:02 pm

Do you have the post-21 rankings? I can only find a spreadsheet with post-20 ranks.
Solo: IBC30
Co-host: CR36, BoF74
Champions: BoF73
Runners-up: DBC70
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Yeah, I'm down to join.
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Postby The Royal Kingdom of Quebec » Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:12 pm

Sure. If needed, I can also come up with a host bid.
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Postby Abanhfleft » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:03 pm

Why not? NSSCRA is over so might jump back into the bigger NS Sports picture.
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Ooooh go on.
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Postby Ethane » Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:38 am

Hi, glad to see there is some interest in reviving this.

As for the ranks, I do think it's best if we reset them, both because of how long it has been since the last edition, and because I don't think post-21 ranks were ever created (not that I can see, unless someone else has them somewhere). What do you guys think?

In light of the interest, I'm going to set a bidding deadline of Sunday 19th July at 2359 UTC.
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Postby Ethane » Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:41 am

Sorry for the double post, this one is more as contestant than OP.
Sylestone and I will most likely be bidding, expect to see a bid over the next day or two. That'll leave plenty of time for you to ask questions of our bid. Please feel free to bid; I'd love to see others bid and compete for this.

And I always like to see some new hosts of anyone wants to. This is a great opportunity to gain some hosting experience. (This shouldn't deter experienced hosts from bidding either though)
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Postby Lovisa » Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:00 am

wooohhooo hoo Lovisa defo in.

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