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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

May 12, 2019

Hunter Wins the 2019 MSNCT

Congratulations to Hunter College High School A (New York, New York) for winning the 2019 NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament! Churchill A (Carmichael, California) was second; Hopkins (Fremont, California) was third; and Liberty (Madison, Alabama) was fourth. 176 teams attended.

May 5, 2019

Glasgow, Miami Valley, and Middlesboro Win SSNCT Titles

Congratulations to Glasgow A (Kentucky), the (three-peating) champion of the Traditional Public Schools Division of the 2019 Small School National Championship Tournament; Miami Valley (Ohio), the champion of the Open Division; and Middlesboro (Kentucky), the Very Small School champion!

May 1, 2019

Quiz Bowl, Outreach, and Social Media

NAQT has recently received a number of suggestions, questions, and concerns related to quiz bowl, outreach, and social media. We are grateful for the feedback posted several comments and responses.

May 1, 2019

You Gotta Know These Roman Emperors

Our latest You Gotta Know article teaches you about 15 of the most prominent emperors of Rome.

April 7, 2019

Ethan Strombeck, Arin Parsa Win IPNCT Titles

Congratulations to the champions of the 2019 NAQT Individual Player National Championship Tournament!

In the High School Division, Ethan Strombeck (Auburn High School, Rockford, Illinois) defeated Hari Parameswaran (Beavercreek High School, Beavercreek, Ohio) 130–95 in the final.

In the Middle School Division, Arin Parsa (Challenger School, Almaden, San Jose, California) defeated Rohan Ganeshan (Quest Academy, Palatine, Illinois) 185–70 in the final.

April 6, 2019

Yale, Michigan State, and Maryland Win ICT Titles

Yale University defeated Columbia University to win the Division I Overall title at the 2019 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. Michigan State University defeated Amherst College to claim the Division I Undergraduate title. The University of Maryland-College Park defeated the University of Chicago to win the Division II championship. Congratulations to all of these teams and the 62 others who represented the finest in collegiate quiz bowl!