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What’s the Buzz? · News from NAQT

April 20, 2018

2017 MSNCT Podcasts

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from NAQT's 2017 Middle School National Championship Tournament.

April 15, 2018

Jack Lewis Wins IPNCT Title

Congratulations to Jack Lewis (Battle Ground Academy, Franklin, Tennessee) for winning the 2018 NAQT Individual Player National Championship Tournament! Jack defeated Maximilian Shatan (Bard Early College Manhattan, New York, New York) 125-70 in the final.

April 14, 2018

Yale, Berkeley, and Chicago Win ICT Titles

Yale University defeated the University of California-Berkeley to win the Division I Overall title at the 2018 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament. UC-Berkeley's B team defeated the University of Oklahoma to claim the Division I Undergraduate title. The University of Chicago defeated Harvard University to win the Division II championship. Congratulations to all of these teams and the 62 others who represented the finest in collegiate quizbowl!

April 8, 2018

2017 SSNCT Podcasts

Podcasts are now available of selected matches from NAQT's 2017 Small School National Championship Tournament.

April 1, 2018

You Gotta Know These Novels by Charles Dickens

Our latest You Gotta Know article summarizes key characters and plot points from ten major novels by Charles Dickens.

March 23, 2018

SSNCT Overflow Hotel

The official hotel of the 2018 Small School National Championship Tournament, the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, is out of rooms on Thursday night. Teams needing rooms starting on Thursday night should book their entire stay at the event's overflow hotel, the Crowne Plaza O'Hare, which offers identical rates and concessions (and is a 7-minute walk away). Teams needing rooms on Friday and/or Saturday nights (but not Thursday), should continue to book at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare.