COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

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COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:42 pm

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

I'm back with yet another edition of Countdown In Huddersfield (COHUD), but with my regular co-host Jeff Clayton on paternity leave, I've recruited from CoLeeds, the hosting capabilities of Callum Todd for this event in a show of West Yorkshire unity. :idea: 8-)

We are heading back to Huddersfield once again, and as we have been since 2014, we'll be using PPG Canalside, the Huddersfield Town A.F.C. training complex just up the Leeds Road from the stadium, at HD2 1YJ. It is a fully modern, up-to-date facility and ready to cope with the hustle and bustle of a CO-event. (For a look yourselves, go here: http://www.canalsidesports.com)

Presented by James Robinson and Callum Todd, using the "Bristol" classroom format and playing along with big screen virtual studio graphics:

- Guaranteeing a minimum of 8 games for every contestant.
- The format will be 10 round games (LLNLLNLLNC) in 1/0 format, followed by a final phase of 9R QF and SF which will eventually lead to the 14R grand final.
- The grand final in Group A plays out as the tournament showpiece.

The heats will use 1/0 scoring, so there's a possible "ten out of ten" to aim for in every match. For winning a match you'll score two points, and it's one point apiece for a draw (so no tie-breakers!). This will give us a winner in each group, and then a statistical overall winner, taking account of overall scores and goal difference.

COHUD 2016 will take place on Saturday 8 October -- doors open at 9am for a prompt 10am start, finishing at 6pm. The admission price is set at £15 and includes a hot buffet lunch. The cash bar will be available too.

As per usual, payments are available:
- By PayPal (james_r_robinson@hotmail.com);
- By phone (07817 750 544);
- By cheque (address available on request).

We look forward to having you join us up in West Yorkshire!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

Confirmed Attendees (37):
Mark Mills
Tracey Mills
Zarte Siempre
Ryan Taylor
Michelle Nevitt
Tom Carey
Jason Turner
Phil Jarvis
Nathan Pace
John Siler
Jen Steadman
Adam Dexter
Paul Worsley
Jack Worsley
Hazel Drury
Eddy Byrne
Stephen Read
Chris Marshall
Tim Down
Tom Chafer-Cook
Joyce Phillips
Andrew Sullivan
Conrad Teixeira
James Laverty
Mike Springett
Stewart Gordon
Anthony Endsor
Zubair Patel
Dave Benson
Gevin Chapwell
Richard Judd
Nicola Owens
Katey Ribchester
Dinos Sfyris
Matty Artell
Andy Platt
Nick Adigu-Burke

Confirmed Watchers (3):
Jason Larsen
Friend of Nathan Pace
Ben Wilson
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jul 05, 2016 7:27 pm

If anyone needs an extra incentive to come along, don't forget about the eagerly-awaited CO-event debut of JASON LARSEN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Laverty » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:41 pm

I've already booked accomodation in Leeds for this weekend, will send the money nearer the time.
Definitely not Jamie McNeill or Schrodinger's Cat....

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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:57 pm

James Laverty wrote:I've already booked accomodation in Leeds for this weekend, will send the money nearer the time.
Perfecto. ;) :) :D
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:04 am

4 signed up already, including our star attraction, Jason Larsen. ;) :) :D
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:30 pm

Rychelle are with us, which takes us to 5 competitors, plus special guest Jason. ;) :) :D
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:21 am

Buongiorno from Italy. :)

It's been a while since I last updated on here, but COHUD is now up to 15 attendees thanks to the inclusion of our back-to-back defending champion, Jack Worsley.

Just 23 days to go now :!: :!:
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:18 pm

I was just looking at trains to this - in my neck of the woods there's replacement buses all weekend and it's all looking rather shit. It looks like the trip would be virtually impossible. What is the normal thing for people to do - do they get the train to Mirfield and change?

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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:59 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:I was just looking at trains to this - in my neck of the woods there's replacement buses all weekend and it's all looking rather shit. It looks like the trip would be virtually impossible. What is the normal thing for people to do - do they get the train to Mirfield and change?
You can do, but Leeds and change is much more straightforward....
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:23 pm

We're now upto 20 thanks to the arrivals of CO:KL champion Stephen Read, local boy Chris Marshall, and a guy coming up, Tim Down. :P

UPDATE: 21 now thanks to Tom Chafer-Cook. 8-)
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:36 am

Now at 29 thanks to Zubair Patel, and the deadline for entries is WEDNESDAY!!! If you want in, don't be out. ;) :) :D
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Post by James Robinson » Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:43 pm

Despite the withdrawal of Lucy Westwood, we have still broken Countdown in Huddersfield records, and with one day to go before the close of entry, we have THIRTY-FIVE (YES, 35) entrants to this year's tournament. ;) :) :D 8-)
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by James Robinson » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:58 pm

WELL, WE'RE ALL FINISHED IN TERMS OF ACCEPTING ENTRIES!!

And I'm delighted to say we have 36 (YES, THIRTY-SIX) entries for our event thanks to our late entry from Andy Platt.

And now that Jason has also arrived in the UK, we're now all ready to begin what should be a fantastic tournament. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:30 pm

Let me just say I am so glad that I decided to play anyway. Zarte talked me into it.

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Post by Zarte Siempre » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:35 pm

Jason Larsen wrote:Let me just say I am so glad that I decided to play anyway. Zarte talked me into it.
:)
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Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:39 pm

I know it's your pleasure, Zarte!

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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by Tracey Anne Mills » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:34 am

Great day out, didn't play at my best sadly because I was feeling very unwell on the day, enjoyable and well run, lovely to have met Jason and his mom Penny and his carer John all the way over from Seattle, a huge thank you to James and Callum for making this event entertaining yet again !!! hopefully back for more next year !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tracey 'Old Enough To Be My Mum' Mills

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Re: COHUD 2016 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th October 2016

Post by Jason Larsen » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:12 pm

But I beat your husband, Tracey!

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