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    Frequently Asked Questions About National Championships

    This page addresses common questions asked about NAQT’s national championships, especially those by teams attending or considering attending a national championship for the first time. Except where otherwise noted, answers apply to all of NAQT’s team-based national championships: the Community College Championship Tournament (CCCT), the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT), the Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT), the Middle School National Championship Tournament (MSNCT), and the High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT).

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    Planning

    Finances

    At the Tournament

    Fans & Social Media

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    Middle School National Championship Tournament

    Typically on Mother's Day weekend, featuring nearly 200 middle schools from across the country.

    More About the MSNCT Qualifying Past Winners

    High School National Championship Tournament

    Our biggest tournament, on Memorial Day weekend with over 350 high schools of all sizes.

    More About the HSNCT Qualifying Past Winners

    Small School National Championship Tournament

    For Small High Schools as defined by NAQT, typically in late April.

    More About the SSNCT Qualifying Past Winners

    Community College Championship Tournament

    Usually in late February, featuring 24 community and junior colleges.

    More About the CCCT Qualifying Past Winners

    Intercollegiate Championship Tournament

    In late March or early April, 36 Division I and 32 Division II college teams gather for the hardest quiz bowl NAQT offers.

    More About the ICT Qualifying Past Winners