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.

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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

February 1, 2023

2023 HSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations

NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2023 High 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 12, 2023

IPNCT Field Expanded to 81 Players

The field for the 2023 Individual Player National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 81 players.

January 1, 2023

2023 SSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations

NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2023 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, 2023

2023 MSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations

NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2023 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).

January 1, 2023

You Gotta Know These New Year Celebrations

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten New Year celebrations from around the world.

December 1, 2022

You Gotta Know These French Directors

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on thirteen French directors.