VHSL Scholastic Bowl Scoring Rules

Teams Per Game
2
Players Per Team
4
Standard Tossup Count
30 (This is the generic denominator used to normalize scores for reporting purposes. That is, statistics under these scoring rules are reported in terms of points per 30 tossups heard. For rules that use timed games, it represents a typical number of tossups heard in a game, though variation exists. For rules that use untimed games, it represents the number of tossups that will be read in regulation in a standard game.)
Power Tossups
No
Tossup Value
10
Interrupt Penalties
Yes (-5)
Bonus Questions
No
Directed Questions
Yes
Minimum Directed Questions Points
0
Maximum Directed Questions Points
200
Directed Questions Points Divisor
10 (This is the largest integer that must be a factor of the number of Directed Questions points. It is used in error-checking.)
Overall Score Divisor
5 (This is the largest integer that must be a factor of an overall score. It is used in error-checking.)