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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Want to host an NAQT Tournament?

Learn how to host an NAQT tournament and use our registration system to help plan and keep track of teams.

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Want to compete in a national championship?

Learn how your team can qualify for NAQT’s national championships.

How to qualify

What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

July 1, 2018

You Gotta Know These Active Volcanoes

Our latest You Gotta Know article teaches you about ten major active volcanoes.

June 7, 2018

Statement on Matt Bruce

NAQT has terminated the membership of Matt Bruce in accordance with the recommendation of a formal grievance panel convened in May 2018.

June 1, 2018

Writer Application Period: June 1 to July 31

NAQT will be considering contract-writer applications from June 1 until July 31. Potential writers must have a high school diploma and have turned 18 on or prior to their date of application. Please read this page for more details on writing positions.

May 27, 2018

Congratulations to Plano West, 2018 HSNCT Champions!

Congratulations to the A team from Plano West Senior High School of Plano, Texas, for winning the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament! Hunter College High School (New York, New York) finished second; Liberal Arts and Science Academy (Austin, Texas) was third; and the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Alexandria, Virginia) was fourth. 352 teams attended.

May 26, 2018

Live Results from the High School National Championship Tournament

Results from the 352-team national championship, powered by LetterOne, will be posted throughout the weekend.