Middle School National Championship Tournament

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The Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT) is NAQT’s premier middle school event. The tournament is held near the end of each school year and features the top quiz bowl teams from across the United States.

Teams qualify for the MSNCT by their performance at tournaments held throughout the year using questions supplied by NAQT. A list of upcoming events may be found on NAQT’s website.

The 2021 MSNCT was held online on May 1–2. Winston Churchill Middle School’s A team (Carmichael, California) was the champion out of 112 teams.

The 2022 MSNCT will take place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago) on May 6–8 (Mother’s Day weekend).

If you have any questions about the MSNCT, please write to msnct@naqt.com.

Results from the 2021 MSNCT

Churchill A (Carmichael, California) won the 2021 Middle School National Championship Tournament.

Full Results

Past Champions

NAQT began naming middle school national champions in 2011.

View Past Winners