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2017 TQBA Winter Camp

Texas Quiz Bowl will once again host a winter quiz bowl camp at Strake Jesuit for students currently in grades 4-10. The camp will be Tuesday, December 27 through Saturday, December 30th at Zinnamon Hall on campus. We will meet each … Continue reading

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Announcing HoHoHo Futures Competition

Texas Quiz Bowl is proud to announce that we will host a special quiz bowl futures competition in coordination with our annual HoHoHo event to be held in Katy at Seven Lakes High School (9251 South Fry Road, 77494) on December 2, … Continue reading

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AOS wins first MS event at Viking

Congratulations to the team from Annunciation Orthodox School who won their school’s first ever TQBA middle school event on Saturday at the Viking Invasion III at the Village School. The AOS team began the playoffs seeded 4th after a preliminary … Continue reading

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Kinkaid, Holy Family, Greenhill lead early group of MSNCT bids!

Over the past two weekends, eight Texas middle school teams qualified to attend the 2018 NAQT Middle School National Championship event in Chicago on Mother’s Day Weekend. The eight qualifiers are: Beck, Cistercian, Coppell West, Fulmore, Greenhill, Holy Family, Kinkaid, … Continue reading

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Up To Date Statistics

Here are the links to the latest statistical results from our fall tournaments! Alamo City (10/21, IS-168C) Panther Pageant (10/21, IS-168C) Kickoff Classic Varsity(10/14, IS-168C) Kickoff Classic Novice (10/14, IS-168C) Viking Invasion (10/07, MS-23) Sparkling City (09/30, IS-167A) French Quarter … Continue reading

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Fall Events Calendar

Here is a list of Texas Quiz Bowl events for this fall. Please note that these events are currently linked to blank event pages. We will fill in details on each event page shortly. You may register for events via the … Continue reading

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Announcing Texas Quiz Bowl Academy!

This fall, Dr. Romero will be teaching science (11 a.m.) , history (1 p.m.), and humanities (3 p.m.) classes on Sundays.  Each class period will include 50 minutes on instruction in a specific topic area, 50 minutes of targeted practice … Continue reading

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New Study Guides Available!

The Pookie Collection is the set of novice quiz bowl packet sets written for the Texas Quiz Bowl Camp from 2013 through 2016. The collection includes 7o packets (each with at least 20 tossups and 20 bonuses) and more than 2800 … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Candace Benefiel

Candace Benefiel July 7, 1957 – August 1, 2017 It is with great sadness that Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance (TQBA) announces the passing of Candace Benefiel following a fight with cancer. Candace worked with TQBA as a mentor and advisor … Continue reading

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Taylor Finishes 5th to Lead Texas HSNCT Contingent

William Golden lead Katy Taylor to a tied-for-fifth-place finish at NAQT’s High School National Championship Tournament last weekend in Atlanta. Taylor was eliminated by eventual repeat national champion Hunter (NY). Finishing two rounds behind Taylor, tied for 15th, were St. John’s, … Continue reading

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