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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Want to host an NAQT tournament?

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

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Want to compete in a national championship?

Learn how to qualify for NAQT’s national championships.

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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

September 2, 2021

Rising Freshman Contact List

In order to help college quiz bowl teams identify potential players, NAQT collects information about players' college plans. If you have information about graduating seniors’/rising freshmen’s college destinations, please let us know!

September 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These Characters from the Hebrew Bible

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten characters from the Hebrew Bible.

August 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These American Murders and Murderers

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten notable murders from U.S. history.

August 1, 2021

Policy Changes for 2021–2022

NAQT has made a number of changes to its rules and policies for the 2021–2022 season.

July 2, 2021

In-Person Tournaments for 2021–2022

NAQT will resume licensing questions for in-person quiz bowl tournaments in the United States for the 2021–2022 competition year.

July 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These Baroque Painters

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten painters from the Baroque era.