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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

March 1, 2021

You Gotta Know These Black American Legislators

Our latest You Gotta Know article focuses on ten history-making Black legislators.

February 27, 2021

Jefferson (KY) Wins the 2021 Community College Championship Tournament

Jefferson Community and Technical College (Louisville, KY) won the 2021 NAQT Community College Championship Tournament. Santa Fe College (Gainesville, FL) finished second. Valencia College A (Orlando, FL) defeated Lake Land College (Mattoon, IL) 285-220 to claim third place. The top three finishers earned invitations to compete at NAQT's Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in April.

February 26, 2021

2021 SSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2021 Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT) which will be held April 24-25, 2021, online via Zoom.

Registration is limited to invited teams through Sunday, March 14. Beginning Monday, March 15 at midnight Central time, any Small School may register, with a limit of two teams per school. Beginning Monday, March 22 at midnight Central time, the two-teams-per-school limit will be lifted and any Small School may register any number of teams (subject to caps on the total field sizes).

Because of the open registration window, there is no wildcard process for this tournament. Teams who do not receive invitations based on their performance may register on or after March 15.

February 24, 2021

2021 Middle School IPNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2021 Middle School Individual Player National Championship Tournament (HS IPNCT) which will be held April 25, 2021, online via Zoom. Registration is now open.

February 24, 2021

2021 High School IPNCT Announcement and Logistics Details

NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2021 High School Individual Player National Championship Tournament (HS IPNCT) which will be held April 11, 2021, online via Zoom. Registration is now open.

February 22, 2021

ICT Division I Field Expanded to 24 Teams

The Division I field for the 2021 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament has been expanded to 24 teams.