State Organizations

This page lists various groups that are concerned with organizing high school quiz bowl at the state and provincial level. Some are activities and/or athletic associations that govern other competitions too. NAQT is very interested in keeping this list up to date for the benefit of new teams, so please let us know of any missing or out-of-date information at

State/Province Organization New Team Contact
AlabamaAlabama Scholastic Competition Association Christopher Arthur
Alabama Independent School Association Michael McLendon
ArkansasArkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association Carolyn Shry
CaliforniaNorthern California Quiz Bowl Alliance Jeff Hoppes
Southern California Quizbowl Jason Cheng
ColoradoColorado State Knowledge Bowl John Archambeau
ConnecticutConnecticut Quiz Bowl Alliance Michael Thomas Borecki
FloridaCommissioner's Academic Challenge Lisa Rawls
GeorgiaGeorgia Academic Team Association GATA Quiz Bowl
IdahoIdaho Quiz & Academic Teams Colin McNamara
IllinoisIllinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Matt Hasquin
Illinois High School Association  
IndianaIndiana Association of School Principals Jill Slinker
IowaIowa Quiz Bowl League Jay Winter
KansasKansas State High School Activities Association Rod Garman
Kansas Association of Scholars' Bowl Coaches Ryan Burrows
KentuckyKentucky Association for Academic Competition Bradley Persinger
LouisianaLouisiana Quiz Bowl Association Stephen Goebel
MinnesotaLakes Country Service Cooperative Susan Ward
MissouriMissouri Quizbowl Alliance Missouri Quizbowl Alliance
Missouri Academic Coaches Association Scott Allen
Missouri State High School Activities Association Stacy Schroeder
NebraskaEducational Service Unit 11 Janelle Jack
NevadaLas Vegas Quiz Bowl Alliance Las Vegas Quiz Bowl Alliance
Clark County Varsity Quiz Sheila Parise
New HampshireNew Hampshire Quiz Bowl League  
New YorkCYPRAS, Inc. Scott Kroner
Long Island Quiz Bowl Alliance Joe F. Feldman
North CarolinaNorth Carolina Academic Team Association  
North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities Leon Pfeiffer
OhioOhio Academic Competition Tommy Segi
OklahomaOklahoma Academic Coaches' Association Patrick Phillips
Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association Ed Sheakley
Oklahoma Association for Academic Competition Gail Bliss
OntarioOntario Quizbowl Association Meghan Torchia
PennsylvaniaChester County Intermediate Unit 24 Jay Della Ragione
Pennsylvania State Academic Coaches Association PSACA Board
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Quizbowl Association Darrah Densmore
South Carolina Independent Schools Association Sally Falling
TennesseeTennessee Academic Coaches Association Tracy Franklin
TexasTexas Quiz Bowl Alliance Chris Romero
Texas Challengers Quiz Tournaments TCQT
VermontVermont-NEA Scholars' Bowl David Rome
VirginiaVirginia High School League Shawn Pickrell
WashingtonWashington State Knowledge Bowl Dale Croswell
West VirginiaWest Virginia Academic Coaches Association Brad Moreland
WyomingWyoming Academic Challenge John Tate

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