The format featured a round-robin with all teams, after which the teams were broken into two divisions with the top five put into the Gold Division, and the second five put into the Silver Division. of five each. A second round-robin was then held within each division. Wins in the first round-robin counted for 1 point each, and wins in the second round-robin counted for 2 points each, and the teams were ranked according to the number of points accumulated, with the stipulation that all Gold Division teams would be ranked ahead of any Silver Division members.

Full Round-Robin Results:
Iowa A 9-0 2935 pts
Carleton 8-1 3435
Iowa State 7-2 3005
Illinois 6-3 2550
Wisconsin 5-4 1995
Rolla-Accident 4-5 2125
Buena Vista A 3-6 355
Iowa B 2-7 505
Rolla-Goats 1-8 340
Buena Vista B 0-9 60

Gold Division:
Iowa State 3-1 1095 pts
Illinois 2-2 975
Iowa A 2-2 960
Carleton 2-2 1105
Wisconsin 1-3 615

Silver Division:
Rolla-Accident 4-0 1220 pts
Rolla-Goats 3-1 450
Buena Vista A 2-2 270
Iowa B 1-3 260
Buena Vista B 0-4 90

Thus, the final standings are:
1. Iowa State 13 pts (Split head-to-head;
2. Iowa A 13 pts Tie broken on basis of Gold Division records)
3. Carleton 12 pts
4. Illinois 10 pts
5. Wisconsin 7 pts
6. Rolla-Accident 12 pts
7. Rolla-Goats 7 pts (Split head-to-head;Tie broken on basis of Silver Division records)
8. Buena Vista A 7 pts
9. Iowa A 4 pts
10. Buena Vista B 0 pts

Thus, the 1996 ACF North Central Regional is Iowa State. Since they already had qualified for Nationals, I believe that Iowa A, Carleton, and Illinois (their B team) should be automatic qualifiers for ACF Nationals.

As a bonus to teams attending, an individual shootout was held using questions written by R. Robert Hentzel of Iowa State and play-tested by the Iowa State team. The top five were designated as the tournament All-Stars and received medals. The finalists (in order of finish) were:

1. Eric Hillemann, Carleton
2. Karl Schmidt, Illinois
3. Robert Trent, Iowa A
4. Aaron Twait, Iowa A
5. Mary Moran, Iowa A
6. Steve Watchorn, Wisconsin
7-10. Mark Rooney, Rolla-Accident
Scott Coon, Illinois
Trevor Schultz, Iowa A
Willie Keller, Wisconsin

The top scores for the full round-robin were:
1. Eric Hillemann, Carleton 87/6 93.33 ppg
2. R. Robert Hentzel, Iowa State 86/12 88.89
3. Robert Trent, Iowa A 78/14 78.89
4. Greg Lindsey, Illinois 50/9 50.56
5. Mark Rooney, Rolla-Accident 43/9 42.78

1996 ACF Regional Tournament @ Iowa State University

GOLD DIVISION

Name School TUs Ints Pts. Games PPG TU/I ATU% AI% PC/G
Eric Carleton 87 6 840 9 93.33 14.50 0.6170 0.0426 146.36
R Iowa State 86 12 800 9 88.89 7.17 0.5890 0.0822 127.59
Robert Iowa A 78 14 710 9 78.89 5.57 0.5532 0.0993 111.80
Greg Illinois 50 9 455 9 50.56 5.56 0.4587 0.0826 85.34
Mark Rolla-Accident 43 9 385 9 42.78 4.78 0.3468 0.0726 51.58
Karl Illinois 29 8 250 9 27.78 3.63 0.3333 0.0920 42.49
Kiley Rolla-Accident 9 0 90 4 22.50 #DIV/0! 0.2500 0.0000 38.08
Emily Carleton 16 1 155 9 17.22 16.00 0.2462 0.0154 33.06
Willie Wisconsin 25 3 235 9 26.11 8.33 0.2273 0.0273 24.04
Scott Illinois 19 5 165 9 18.33 3.80 0.2568 0.0676 23.70
Jeremy Rolla-Accident 24 5 215 9 23.89 4.80 0.2376 0.0495 21.94
Jeremy Wisconsin 22 2 210 9 23.33 11.00 0.2075 0.0189 19.72
Chris Iowa State 16 4 140 9 15.56 4.00 0.2353 0.0588 18.90
Mary Iowa A 16 4 140 9 15.56 4.00 0.2319 0.0580 18.00
John Carleton 16 6 130 9 14.44 2.67 0.2286 0.0857 10.13
Aaron Iowa A 10 2 90 9 10.00 5.00 0.1639 0.0328 2.20
MaribethIllinois 9 1 85 9 9.44 9.00 0.1500 0.0167 1.65
Steve Wisconsin 16 3 145 9 16.11 5.33 0.1584 0.0297 1.17
Josh Wisconsin 20 7 165 9 18.33 2.86 0.1835 0.0642 0.82
Tifne Iowa State 8 1 75 9 8.33 8.00 0.1404 0.0175 -1.69
Trevor Iowa A 7 0 70 9 7.78 #DIV/0! 0.1250 0.0000 -2.35
Amber Rolla-Accident 7 1 65 7 9.29 7.00 0.1125 0.0161 -10.34
Helen Iowa State 2 0 20 4 5.00 #DIV/0! 0.0900 0.0000 -13.67
Dave Iowa B 16 5 135 9 15.00 3.20 0.1053 0.0329 -16.80
Dan Buena Vista A 13 3 115 9 12.78 4.33 0.0813 0.0188 -21.10
Darin Buena Vista A 12 2 110 9 12.22 6.00 0.0759 0.0127 -21.32
Brandon Rolla-Goat 11 2 100 8 12.50 5.50 0.0764 0.0139 -21.48
Wade Iowa B 10 3 85 9 9.44 3.33 0.0694 0.0208 -25.43
Angie Iowa B 8 3 65 9 7.22 2.67 0.0563 0.0211 -29.74
Eric Rolla-Goat 6 0 60 9 6.67 #DIV/0! 0.0387 0.0000 -30.27
Daryl Buena Vista B 5 2 40 9 4.44 2.50 0.0282 0.0113 -36.42
James Rolla-Accident 5 5 25 7 3.57 1.00 0.0784 0.0784 -36.65
Ninah Iowa B 3 1 25 9 2.78 3.00 0.0222 0.0074 -37.41
Andrew Buena Vista A 3 1 25 9 2.78 3.00 0.0203 0.0068 -37.89
Scott Rolla-Goat 2 1 15 5 3.00 2.00 0.0237 0.0118 -38.03
Bill Buena Vista A 2 0 20 9 2.22 #DIV/0! 0.0137 0.0000 -38.36
James Rolla-Goat 3 2 20 7 2.86 1.50 0.0250 0.0167 -38.78
John Rolla-Goat 2 1 15 7 2.14 2.00 0.0169 0.0085 -39.39
Kristy Buena Vista B 0 0 0 9 0.00 #DIV/0! 0.0000 0.0000 -42.79
Christi Buena Vista B 0 0 0 9 0.00 #DIV/0! 0.0000 0.0000 -42.79
Jon Buena Vista B 1 2 0 9 0.00 0.50 0.0058 0.0116 -43.75
TOTAL 717 136 6490 152.09

Total points 17310

TU value = 25.091

INT conv % = 0.5588
INT value = 19.021

Avg ATU = 1.9917
Avg AI = 0.3778
Avr opp. = 12.892
Avg ATU% = 0.15449
Avr AI% = 0.02930

SILVER DIVISION

Name School TUs INTs TotPts Games PPG TU/I ATU% AI% PC/G
Mark S-Rolla-Acc 24 2 230 4 57.50 12.00 0.4898 0.0408 116.63
Jeremy S-Rolla-Acc 12 2 110 4 27.50 6.00 0.3243 0.0541 62.27
Kiley S-Rolla-Acc 8 2 70 3 23.33 4.00 0.3232 0.0808 56.01
Dan S-Buena V A 10 0 100 4 25.00 #DIV/0! 0.1429 0.0000 17.84
Brandon S-Rolla-Goat 13 6 100 4 25.00 2.17 0.1940 0.0896 13.91
Amber S-Rolla-Acc 3 1 25 3 8.33 3.00 0.1481 0.0494 8.55
Wade S-Iowa B 8 0 80 4 20.00 #DIV/0! 0.1127 0.0000 8.46
Eric S-Rolla-Goat 6 0 60 4 15.00 #DIV/0! 0.1111 0.0000 7.98
James S-Rolla-Goat 4 0 40 3 13.33 #DIV/0! 0.1026 0.0000 5.32
James S-Rolla-Acc 2 1 15 2 7.50 2.00 0.1538 0.0769 4.22
Darin S-Buena V A 6 0 60 4 15.00 #DIV/0! 0.0909 0.0000 1.70
Scott S-Rolla-Goat 2 0 20 3 6.67 #DIV/0! 0.0533 0.0000 -9.98
Dave S-Iowa B 4 1 35 4 8.75 4.00 0.0588 0.0147 -11.53
Bill S-Buena V A 3 0 30 4 7.50 #DIV/0! 0.0476 0.0000 -11.76
Christi S-Buena V B 3 0 30 4 7.50 #DIV/0! 0.0390 0.0000 -14.45
Angie S-Iowa B 2 1 15 4 3.75 2.00 0.0303 0.0152 -20.50
Andrew S-Buena V A 1 0 10 4 2.50 #DIV/0! 0.0164 0.0000 -21.46
Ninah S-Iowa B 1 0 10 4 2.50 #DIV/0! 0.0156 0.0000 -21.70
Daryl S-Buena V B 1 0 10 4 2.50 #DIV/0! 0.0133 0.0000 -22.42
Jon S-Buena V B 1 0 10 4 2.50 #DIV/0! 0.0133 0.0000 -22.42
Kristy S-Buena V B 1 0 10 4 2.50 #DIV/0! 0.0133 0.0000 -22.42
John S-Rolla-Goat 0 1 -5 2 -2.50 0.00 0.0000 0.0408 -35.60
TOTAL 115 17 1065 88.64

Total pts = 2290
TU value 20.652
INT conv % 0.4706
INV value 14.719

Avg ATU 1.4375
Avg AI 0.2125
Avg opp 15.05
Avg ATU% 0.0955
Avg AI% 0.01412

School Wins Losses Total Pts Avr Pts TUs Ints Bonus % TU/I O Pts Opp Avr Pt Diff
Iowa A 9 0 2935 326.11 111 20 57.81% 5.55 1185 131.67 194.44
Carleton 8 1 3435 381.67 119 13 64.71% 9.15 1060 117.78 263.89
Iowa State 7 2 3005 333.89 115 17 56.23% 6.76 1150 127.78 206.11
Illinois 6 3 2550 283.33 107 23 49.69% 4.65 1220 135.56 147.78
Wisconsin 5 4 1995 221.67 83 15 49.80% 5.53 1350 150.00 71.67
Rolla-Acc 4 5 2125 236.11 88 20 50.95% 4.40 1420 157.78 78.33
Buena V A 3 6 355 39.44 30 6 9.44% 5.00 2245 249.44 -210.00
Iowa B 2 7 505 56.11 37 12 17.57% 3.08 2400 266.67 -210.56
Rolla-Goat 1 8 340 37.78 25 6 16.00% 4.17 2615 290.56 -252.78
Buena V B 0 9 60 6.67 6 4 11.11% 1.50 2730 303.33 -296.67

School Wins Losses Total Pts Avr Pts TUs Ints Bonus % TU/I O Pts Opp Avr Pt Diff
GOLD DIVISION
Iowa State 3 1 1095 273.75 45 21 55.56% 2.14 790 197.50 76.25
Illinois 2 2 975 243.75 37 7 57.66% 5.29 1015 253.75 -10.00
Iowa A 2 2 960 240.00 32 9 71.35% 3.56 920 230.00 10.00
Carleton 2 2 1105 276.25 39 6 63.68% 6.50 865 216.25 60.00
Wisconsin 1 3 615 153.75 26 4 48.08% 6.50 1160 290.00 -136.25

SILVER DIVISION

Rolla-Acc 4 0 1220 305.00 49 8 52.38% 6.13 95 23.75 281.25
Rolla-Goat 3 1 450 112.50 25 7 31.33% 3.57 515 128.75 -16.25
Buena V A 2 2 270 67.50 20 0 11.67% ### 370 92.50 -25.00
Iowa B 1 3 260 65.00 15 2 0.00% 7.50 645 161.25 -96.25
Buena V B 0 4 90 22.50 6 0 16.67% ### 665 166.25 -143.75

Chad Kubicek
Co-director, 1996 ACF North Central Regional Tournament