Requesting Wildcards for National Championships

Generally speaking, wildcard applications for NAQT national championships request the following information.

Additional information may be requested for some tournaments. NAQT always reserves the right to individually ask wildcard applicants for additional information.

Future National Championship Dates

To help teams plan, NAQT announces its national championship dates and sites several years in advance.

See Dates

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

Small School National Championship Tournament

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

More About the SSNCT 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

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, the top college teams gather for the hardest quiz bowl NAQT offers.

More About the ICT Qualifying Past Winners