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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

January 22, 2020

SSNCT Traditional Public Division Expanded to 80 Teams

To accommodate high demand, the field for the Traditional Public Division of the 2020 NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 80 teams.

January 8, 2020

2020 CCCT Date and Site

NAQT is pleased to announce that our 2020 Community College Championship Tournament will take place February 28 and 29 at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida.

January 1, 2020

You Gotta Know These Rocks and Minerals

Our latest You Gotta Know article describes ten types of rocks and minerals that are important in quiz bowl and life.

January 1, 2020

2020 SSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations

NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2020 Small School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, follow the above links to the appropriate online form (this will require having or creating an account on NAQT's website).

January 1, 2020

2020 MSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations

NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2020 Middle School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, follow the above links to the appropriate online form (this will require having or creating an account on NAQT's website).

December 1, 2019

You Gotta Know These Native American Peoples

Our latest You Gotta Know article describes ten Native American peoples who are important to quiz bowl and history.