Host Responsibilities


NAQT requires all hosts of events that use NAQT questions to do the following:

Except as otherwise noted, these requirements apply to all events involving teams or players from more than one school. If the event is sponsored by another organization (e.g., a state quiz bowl association), the responsibility is shared by the host and sponsor. Collegiate Sectional Championship Tournaments (including Community College Sectional Championship Tournaments) have additional host requirements.

The preceding list is not intended to include tasks like “find teams and staff” without which a tournament simply could not occur. Rather, it primarily covers aspects of a host’s relationship with NAQT.

NAQT may waive or modify these requirements at its discretion.


NAQT strongly encourages, but does not require, hosts to do the following:

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If you’re interested in hosting a tournament, you can fill out our form or write to

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NAQT maintains an annual schedule of tournaments at various levels.

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