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Welcome to QBWiki,
a compendium of information on Quizbowl.
Featuring 5,053 articles on tournaments, players, sets, and theory.

Introduction

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

ACF Fall
October 15, 2022
ACF Winter
November 5, 2022
ACF Regionals
Unannounced
ACF Nationals
April 15-16 or 22-23, 2023

Quick Links

Find information about a club or team

Quizbowl History

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

Miscellaneous

Recent tournament results

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Historical tournament info

Internal

External

Featured picture

UCF ACF Fall 2014.jpeg

The University of Central Florida team after winning the 2014 ACF Fall, hosted at the University of Florida.

Pictured from left to right: Sean Chagani, Michael Tichy, Zach Foster, Mickey Sizemore. Person entering from left is unidentified.

Photo credit: Cody Johansen


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