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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

February 13, 2018

Rising Freshmen Contact List

In order to help college quiz bowl teams identify potential players, NAQT collects information about players' college plans. If you have information about graduating seniors’/rising freshmen’s college destinations, please let us know!

February 11, 2018

2018 ICT Invitations

NAQT has released the initial batch of 68 invitations for its 2018 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. Invited teams have until the end of Saturday, February 24, to accept, decline, or extend their invitation. Teams have also been invited by e-mail.

February 8, 2018

2018 SCT Division II Preliminary D-values

NAQT has posted preliminary calculations of D-values from its 2018 Sectional Championship Tournaments for teams in Division II. Teams should review their data and report any errors (or questions) to NAQT by 20:00 CT on Friday, February 9.

February 8, 2018

2018 SCT Division I Preliminary D-values

NAQT has posted preliminary calculations of D-values from its 2018 Sectional Championship Tournaments for teams in Division I. Teams should review their data and report any errors (or questions) to NAQT by 20:00 CT on Friday, February 9.

February 2, 2018

2018 HSNCT Sponsorship

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2018 High School National Championship Tournament will be presented by LetterOne, an investment firm dedicated to promoting team-based, innovative thought among entrepreneurs.

February 2, 2018

2018 ICT Sponsorship and Field Expansion

NAQT is pleased to announce that its 2018 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament will be presented by LetterOne, one of the world's pre-eminent investment firms. Thanks to LetterOne's support, NAQT will be expanding the Division I field to 36 teams.