What is quiz bowl?

Quiz bowl is a fast-paced buzzer competition in which teams of four players compete to answer questions that cover academic subjects like literature and science as well as the broader world of popular culture and current events.

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Learn how to host an NAQT tournament and use our registration system to help plan and keep track of teams.

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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

July 1, 2022

You Gotta Know These Silent Films

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten silent films.

June 13, 2022

You Gotta Know These Dwarf Planets, Comets, and Asteroids

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten dwarf planets, comets, and asteroids.

June 6, 2022

Writer Application Period: June 1 to July 31

NAQT will be considering contract-writer applications from June 1 until July 31. Potential writers must have a high school diploma, and must have turned 18 on or prior to October 31, 2022. Please read this page for more details on writing positions.

May 29, 2022

Detroit Catholic Central Wins the 2022 HSNCT

Congratulations to Detroit Catholic Central High School (Novi, Michigan) for winning the 2022 High School National Championship Tournament! Hunter College High School (New York, New York) was second; East Chapel Hill High School (North Carolina) was third; Kinkaid School (Houston, Texas) was fourth. 272 teams competed.

May 8, 2022

Longfellow Wins the 2022 MSNCT

Congratulations to Longfellow Middle School (Falls Church, Virginia) for winning the 2022 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament! W. L. Chenery Middle School (Belmont, Massachusetts) was second; Greenhill School (Addison, Texas) was third; and Burleigh Manor Middle School (Ellicott City, Maryland) was fourth. 141 teams competed.

May 1, 2022

You Gotta Know These World's Fairs

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten World's Fairs.