National Academic Quiz Tournaments Announcements http://www.naqt.com Announcements and news from National Academic Quiz Tournaments relating to its question sets, study guides, and state, regional, and national championship tournaments. IPNCT Field Status http://www.naqt.com/ipnct/2018/field.jsp The IPNCT has reached its current field cap of 80 players. Players interested in attending should register for the waitlist. We will consider the possibility of further field expansion after we confirm attendance from the 80 currently-registered players. 1654 20for20 for the HSNCT http://www.naqt.com/hsnct/20for20/

The 2018 High School National Championship Tournament will be the 20th iteration of the HSNCT. To celebrate, each Thursday in the 20 weeks leading up to the tournament, we’ll be publishing one of 20 interviews with NAQT members and founders, tournament staff, players, and other people in the quiz bowl community.

The first interview is with Patrick Matthews, a founding member and the first president of NAQT.

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Thumbs Up! for Science & Math http://www.naqt.com/order/?s=news#header_1030 The latest entries in NAQT’s line of subject-specific practice question compilations, Thumbs Up! for Science & Math, is now available. There are two sets available at each of four difficulty levels; each set costs $15 and contains 90 tossups and 90 bonuses. 1649 2018 MSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations http://www.naqt.com/msnct/2018/details.jsp NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2018 Middle School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, follow the above links to the appropriate online form (this will require having or creating an account on NAQT's website). 1646 2018 SSNCT Wildcard Applications and Standby Registrations http://www.naqt.com/ssnct/2018/details.jsp NAQT is now accepting wildcard applications and standby registrations for its 2018 Small School National Championship Tournament. To submit an application, follow the above links to the appropriate online form (this will require having or creating an account on NAQT's website). 1645 Logo Merchandise: Shirts, Tote Bags, and More http://store.finedesigns.com/w/vy/naqt.html NAQT has partnered with Fine Designs to offer apparel and other items with the NAQT logo. Keep an eye out for more items coming soon! 1644 Individual Player National Championship Tournament http://www.naqt.com/ipnct/2018/ NAQT's first-ever championship for solo high school players, the Individual Player National Championship Tournament (IPNCT), will be held on April 14-15 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. The event will recognize an overall champion as well as the top players in history, literature, and other subject areas. 1640 You Gotta Know These Early-20th-Century Art Movements http://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/early-20th-century-art-movements.html Our latest You Gotta Know article covers eleven major art movements of the early 20th century. 1639 2017-2018 Asian Championship Series http://www.naqt.com/asia/ NAQT is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a series of five quiz bowl tournaments in Asia in the 2017–2018 school year. Our four invitational tournaments will use Invitational Series #167AS, an English-language question set written specifically for teams in Asia. The first three tournaments will be qualifiers for the 2018 Asian Championship Tournament at the Singapore American School on March 10, 2018. 1638 2018 MSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details http://www.naqt.com/msnct/2018/ NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for the 2018 Middle School National Championship Tournament, which will be held May 11–13, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL (near Chicago). 1636 Power Up: Focus on Psychology & Linguistics http://www.naqt.com/study-guides/psychology-and-linguistics.html NAQT's sixth Power Up guide, Focus on Psychology & Linguistics, is now available for ordering. 1635 2018 HSNCT Registration Opens http://www.naqt.com/registration/field.jsp?tournament_id=8400 Registration for the 2018 NAQT High School National Championship Tournament has opened. 1634 2018 SCT Registration http://www.naqt.com/sct/hosts.jsp NAQT has begun announcing sites for its 2018 Sectional Championship Tournaments (SCTs). As of November 6, 2017, a total of fifteen hosts have been chosen. Registration for the 2018 SCT is now open. 1631 2018 SSNCT Announcement and Logistics Details http://www.naqt.com/ssnct/2018/details.jsp NAQT has announced tentative logistics details for its 2018 Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT), which will be held April 27–29, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel near Chicago. 1629 Free Questions for Tournaments in New Areas http://www.naqt.com/hs/free-questions.html

NAQT is offering free questions for high school and middle school tournaments anywhere more than 90 miles away from open HSNCT and MSNCT qualifiers (respectively) the previous competition year.

Maps are available showing what areas are eligible for free high school and middle school questions.

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