State Organizations

This page lists various groups that are concerned with organizing high school quiz bowl at the state and provincial level. Many are official organs of their secondary school activities associations. NAQT is very interested in keeping this list up to date for the benefit of new teams, so please make us aware of any missing or out-of-date information by e-mailing us at

State/Province Organization New Team Contact
Alabama Alabama Scholastic Competition Association Joshua Rutsky
Alabama Independent School Association Michael McLendon
Arizona Arizona Quizbowl Association Bunnie Hadsall
Arkansas Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association Carolyn Shry
California Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance Jeff Hoppes
Southern California Quizbowl Jason Cheng
Colorado Colorado State Knowledge Bowl John Archambeau
Florida Commissioner’s Academic Challenge Lisa W. Rawls
Georgia Georgia Academic Team Association Robin Richards
Illinois Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Sharon Lorinskas
Illinois High School Association  
Indiana INQBlots  
Iowa Iowa Quiz Bowl League Jay Winter
Kansas Kansas State High School Activities Assocation David Cherry
Kansas Association of Scholars’ Bowl Coaches Ryan Burrows
Kentucky Kentucky Association for Academic Competition John Bennett
Louisiana Louisiana Quiz Bowl Association Ashley Dugas
Louisiana Quiz Bowl Alliance Kevin Marshall
Michigan Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship Michigan State University Honors College
Minnesota Minnesota Quiz Bowl Alliance R. Robert Hentzel
Minnesota Knowledge Bowl Susan Ward
Missouri Missouri Quizbowl Alliance Jeffrey Hill
Missouri Academic Coaches Association Scott Allen
Missouri State High School Activities Association Stacy Schroeder
Nebraska Nebraska ESU Quiz Bowl Tim Burke
Nevada Las Vegas Quiz Bowl Alliance Matt Albert
Clark County Varsity Quiz Sheila Parise
New Hampshire New Hampshire Quiz Bowl League Bill Murphy
New York MasterMinds Scott Kroner
North Carolina North Carolina Academic Team Association  
North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities Leon Pfeiffer
Ohio Ohio Academic Competition Joe Czupryn
Oklahoma Oklahoma Academic Coaches Association Tonya Daniel
Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance OQBA
Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association Ed Sheakley
Oklahoma Association for Academic Competition Gail Bliss
Ontario Ontario Quizbowl Association Ben Smith
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Academic Competition Jennifer Shealy
South Carolina South Carolina Independent School Association Sally Faulling
South Dakota South Dakota Quiz Bowl Alliance R. Robert Hentzel
Tennessee Tennessee Academic Coaches Association Tracy Franklin
Texas Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance Chris Romero
Vermont Vermont-NEA Scholars’ Bowl David Rome
Virginia Virginia High School League Shawn Pickrell
Washington Washington State Knowledge Bowl Dale Croswell
West Virginia West Virginia Academic Coaches Association Shawn Weaver
Wyoming Wyoming Academic Challenge John Tate