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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

January 10, 2022

2022 SCT Registration

NAQT has begun announcing sites for its 2022 Sectional Championship Tournaments (SCTs). As of January 11, 2022, a total of ten hosts have been chosen. Registration for the 2022 SCT is now open.

January 8, 2022

2022 IPNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2022 Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT) which will be held April 3, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago). Registration is now open.

December 15, 2021

2022 CCCT Will Take Place Online

NAQT's 2022 Community College Championship Tournament will take place online on the weekend of February 26. The day(s) on which the tournament takes place will depend on its field size.

December 15, 2021

2022 HSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2022 High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT), which will be held May 27–29, 2022, at the Hilton Atlanta and the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.. Registration is now open.

December 15, 2021

2022 MSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2022 Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT), which will be held May 6–8, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago). Registration is now open.

December 15, 2021

2022 SSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2022 Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT), which will be held April 22–24, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago). Registration is now open.