Welcome to QBWiki,
a compendium of information on Quizbowl.
Featuring 5,213 articles on tournaments, players, sets, and theory.
Quizbowl, or quiz bowl, is the most common name for a team-based competition involving answering knowledge-testing questions with a buzzer. Quizbowl is played at thousands of colleges, high schools, and middle schools across the United States, but competitions exist throughout the world with different names and different formats. In the US, the most common format on the national high school and college level is a two-team competition in which the teams compete to buzz in on tossup questions and then collaborate on bonus questions.
The most important organizations in quizbowl are ACF (at the collegiate level), PACE (at the high school level), and NAQT (at the collegiate, high school, and middle school levels). Much quizbowl community activity occurs at hsquizbowl.org, which is hosted by the Quizbowl Resource Center. Also check out our pages on quizbowl software, buzzer sets, and outreach to new schools and players.
Getting started as a collegiate team
Find information about a club or team
- List of collegiate clubs (directory of contact information)
- List of high school clubs
- List of middle school clubs
- Follow the history of quizbowl at the timeline of quizbowl history
- Find out how they play overseas in Canada, the United Kingdom, Asia, and elsewhere
- Read about the predecessor and long-time competitor to quizbowl, College Bowl
- Learn which quizbowl players have won big on Jeopardy!
How-to's and guides
- Let past players teach you how-to learn science or run a club
- Peruse various documents written by the community
- Confused what a "vulcher" is? Find out that, and more at quizbowl lingo
- Ever notice how frequently quizbowlers use the verb "barge"? Stop by the list of quiz bowl in-jokes
- Want to catch the game? Visit the list of quizbowl TV shows
- Curious about the accolades of the game? Read through the list of quizbowl awards
Recent tournament results
No recent results
Historical tournament info
- List of high school tournaments
- List of college tournaments
- GrogerRanks: community-organized rankings of high school quizbowl teams
The UCF team poses for a selfie at the 2015 NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament.
Front: Ian Braun Back: Casey Bindas, Michael Tichy, Mickey Sizemore, Bradley Kirksey, Cody Johansen
Photo credit: Ian Braun
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