Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance

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The Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance is an organization that runs NAQT-style tournaments in and around the state of Texas. It is the primary organization responsible for promoting quizbowl across most of Texas (with the notable exception of the El Paso region).


TQBA runs tournaments at both the high school and middle school level (some with a JV/novice division and/or elementary divisions as well). TQBA also sponsors a series of summer and winter camps for players to improve as well as the Texas Invitational.

Chris Romero is the executive director of TQBA and Stephen Fontenot is the deputy director. A wide array of alumni and current students also assist in running TQBA.


TQBA runs several high school tournaments throughout the season. Recent tournaments have expanded the reach of "good quizbowl" to the Corpus Christi and McAllen regions in addition to the traditional centers of Houston, Dallas, and Austin.

Tournament Location
TQBA Kickoff Katy
Houston Holiday Hoedown Houston
Aggie Bowl College Station
Texas Invitational Houston
Texas State Championship Houston

They also run several middle school tournaments:

Tournament Location
TQBA Falcon Fest Fulmore
TQBA Hornet Hullabaloo Greenhill
TQBA Viking Invasion Village
TQBA Hawks' Nest Invitational Cistercian
TQBA Bronco Bowl Brandeis (TX)
TQBA Middle School Holiday Hoedown T.H. Rogers

External Links

Official Website