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

December 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These Sandbox and Open-World Video Games

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten sandbox or open-world video games.

November 29, 2021

Cyber Monday: New Practice Material Available!

For Cyber Monday, NAQT is releasing new practice materials! We’ve converted the questions from Seasons 3 and 4 of Buzzword, our online individual quiz competition, into written practice materials for use with your entire team.

For $99, you can get all the questions from the all-subject games in Season 3 (Levels A, B, and C) and Season 4 (Levels A and C). That’s 2,000 tossup questions, new to anyone at your school who didn’t play those Buzzword games. These questions will help your players prepare for team competitions or Buzzword Season 6, which will begin in early 2022.

November 26, 2021

2022 CC SCT Host Call

NAQT is pleased to announce that our 2022 Community College Sectional Championship Tournaments will take place the weekend of January 21-23. Both in-person and online hosting options will be available for the 2022 CC SCT. If your school would like to host CC SCT this coming January, please use our tournament request form.

November 13, 2021

2022 SCT Host Call

NAQT is pleased to announce that our 2022 Sectional Championship Tournaments will take place the weekend of February 4-6. Both in-person and online hosting options will be available for the 2022 SCT. If your school would like to host SCT this coming February, please use our tournament request form.

November 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These Greek Heroes

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten heroes from Greek mythology.