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.

Learn more about quiz bowl

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.

Host a tournament

Want to compete in a national championship?

Learn how to qualify for NAQT’s national championships.

How to qualify

What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

October 1, 2019

You Gotta Know These 20th-Century Middle Eastern Leaders

Our latest You Gotta Know article examines ten 20th-century leaders from the Middle East.

September 9, 2019

Rising Freshmen 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, 2019

You Gotta Know These Jewish Lifecycle Events

Our latest You Gotta Know article teaches you ten significant events in many Jewish people’s lives.

August 30, 2019

2019 Outreach Grants

NAQT is now accepting proposals for $1,000 grants designed to help members of the quiz bowl community expand the game in their area. Proposals are due by October 15, 2019.

August 1, 2019

You Gotta Know These Works of Mystery and Detective Fiction

Our latest You Gotta Know article summarizes ten seminal works of mystery and detective fiction.