Tal Atkins Memorial
The Tal Atkins Memorial Quiz Bowl Tournament is a high school quiz bowl tournament hosted by Caddo Magnet in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The tournament runs on an NAQT IS A-set. Its 2011 edition added a lightning round, and it additionally was played on the NAQT Battle of the Brains set in 2006 and 2007. Its format consists of four preliminary rounds and a single elimination afternoon tournament.
It is named in honor of Tal Atkins, a member of the Caddo Magnet quiz bowl team who died of cancer at age 19. The tournament was first held in 2001.
|Year||Packet set||Field size||First place||Second place||Third place|
|September 9, 2017||NAQT IS-167A||16||Coppell||C. E. Byrd A||West Monroe A|
|October 8, 2016||NAQT IS-157A||14||C. E. Byrd A||Cedar Creek||C. E. Byrd B tied with C. E. Byrd E|
|October 10, 2015||Unknown||Unknown||St. Mary's||Dutchtown||Result missing|
|October 15, 2011||NAQT IS-108A||16||Anacoco A||C. E. Byrd A||C. E. Byrd C tied with Louisiana Math & Science|
|October 16, 2010||NAQT IS-97A||16||Holy Savior Menard A||C. E. Byrd A||Pineville A|
|November 14, 2009||NAQT IS-87A||4?||River Oaks||Holy Savior Menard||Captain Shreve|
|December 8, 2007||NAQT Battle of the Brains-07-A, IS-69A||Unknown||Result missing||Result missing||Result missing|
|November 4, 2006||NAQT Battle of the Brains-06-A, IS-61A||Unknown||Result missing||Result missing||Result missing|
|November 12, 2005||NAQT IS-53A||Unknown||Result missing||Result missing||Result missing|
|November 6, 2004||NAQT IS-45A||Unknown||Jennings||Result missing||Result missing|
|November 1, 2003||NAQT IS-40A||Unknown||Result missing||Result missing||Result missing|