Resources for Hosting Tournaments

First and foremost, please remember that NAQT is always willing to provide advice on all aspects of running a tournament. Don’t hesitate to e-mail us or to call us at 888‑411‑6278 (“NAQT”) to ask any sort of question whatsoever.

NAQT has collected a series of online resources to help schools host tournaments easily and efficiently:

Overall Process’s “How to Run a Quizbowl Tournament: A Guide”: A high school-focused guide.

Paul Lujan and Juliana Froggatt’s TD Guide: A comprehensive guide to hosting tournaments by two Berkeley alumni. Focused on college tournaments.

Inviting Teams

NAQT is happy to share its contact lists for tournaments on our questions. E-mail us at if you want that!

Most open tournaments (at all levels) are announced on the Quizbowl Resource Center forums.

Making a Schedule

Information to Provide in Teams’ Folders

Hosts may want to provide teams and/or staff with copies of some or all of the following documents:

Staff Training

Keeping Statistics

More Resources

Do you know of a great resource that we haven’t listed? Let us know at!

E-mail us!