Quiz Bowl

 

Two teams of four compete head to head to be the first to answer questions read by a moderator. Quiz Bowl is presented in cooperation with National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT).

 

After an incredibly exciting day of tight competition, we're pleased to congratulate The Early College at Guilford, our High School State Champion, and Smith Middle School, our Middle School State Champion!

 

The 2018 Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments were hosted by six sites throughout North Carolina on March 3. More than 80 teams competed in 17 tournaments to be crowned Regional Champions and advance to the March 17 State Final hosted by Northwest Guilford High School. Shown below are the rankings of the advancing teams from each Regional:

Here are the basics of NCASA Quiz Bowl

  • A team has up to eight players but only four play at a time.
  • Each match has twenty toss-up / bonus combinations, ten in each half.
  • Each toss-up / bonus combination begins with a toss-up question available to any player on either team.
  • As the question is being read any player may buzz-in to answer the question.
  • A correct answer earns ten points and the right for that team to answer the three-part bonus question worth thirty points.

Quiz Bowl is an academic competition in which two teams of four students compete head to head using a buzzer system to be the first to answer questions read by a moderator. The fast-paced format tests the combined prowess of the teams to determine the ultimate winner.

Quiz Bowl is presented in cooperation with:

  1. National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) and
  2. the North Carolina Academic Team Association (NCATA).

After an incredibly exciting day of tight competition, we're pleased to congratulate The Early College at Guilford, our High School State Champion, and Smith Middle School, our Middle School State Champion!

 

After an incredibly exciting day of tight competition, we're pleased to congratulate The Early College at Guilford, our High School State Champion, and Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, our Middle School State Champion!