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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

March 20, 2019

SSNCT Open Division Field Expanded to 72 Teams

To accommodate high demand, the field for the Open Division of the 2019 NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament has been expanded to 72 teams.

March 3, 2019

Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl Players Competing in the Jeopardy! All-Star Games

Congratulations to the teams competing in the ongoing Jeopardy! All-Star Games! We're proud that twelve of the eighteen Jeopardy! champions selected for the tournament have competed in or staffed NAQT's quiz bowl events. Tune in Monday and Tuesday for the finals, as NAQT writers, coaches, and players go head-to-head for a million-dollar prize.

March 2, 2019

De Anza Wins the 2019 Community College Championship Tournament

De Anza College (Cupertino, CA) won the 2019 NAQT Community College Championship Tournament by defeating Valencia College (Orlando, FL) in the finals by the score of 435-120. The A and B teams from Chipola College (Marianna, FL) finished third and fourth. Those four top teams also earned invitations to compete at NAQT's Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. Tallahassee Community College (FL) finished fifth, and East Central College (Union, MO) finished sixth.

March 1, 2019

You Gotta Know These Postmodern Authors

Our latest You Gotta Know article teaches you about ten authors of postmodern fiction.

February 23, 2019

Companion App for National Championships

NAQT has created a companion mobile app for attendees of its national championships. The app includes each championship’s tournament schedule (with the ability to set reminders for various events), links to results, maps of the venue, help reaching the Information Desk, connections to social media, and other important documents.

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