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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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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

March 16, 2023

HSNCT Field Expanded to 288 Teams

The field for the 2023 High School National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 288 teams.

March 15, 2023

SSNCT Traditional Public Field Expanded to 66 Teams

The Traditional Public Schools Division field for the 2023 Small School National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 66 teams.

March 10, 2023

IPNCT Field Expanded to 200 Players

The field for the 2023 Individual Player National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 200 players.

March 1, 2023

You Gotta Know These Presidential Scandals

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten presidential scandals.

February 25, 2023

Tallahassee Wins the 2023 Community College Championship Tournament

Tallahassee Community College (Florida) won the 2023 NAQT Community College Championship Tournament. Chipola College (Marianna, Florida) finished second. Southern Union State Community College (Wadley, Alabama) placed third; Murray State College (Tishomingo, Oklahoma) claimed fourth place. The top four finishers earned invitations to compete at NAQT's Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in April.

February 12, 2023

2023 ICT Invitations

Invitations are now available for the initial group of teams invited to the 2023 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. Registration is now open.