Texas Quiz Bowl will host its eighth annual Texas Invitational Weekend of Quiz Bowl on April 8-9, 2017. The weekend will include a mirror of the 2017 NAQT ICT Div II and the Eisenhower Memorial Tournament.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in Houston will host the 2017 Texas Invitational.
Event I: Texas Invitational: Eisenhower Memorial Tournament
Event I is a power-marked “regular-minus difficulty” undergraduate question set. The field will be capped at 24 teams for this event.
Event II: Texas Invitational: NAQT
Event II is a mirror of the 2016 NAQT ICT Div II. The field will be capped at 24 teams for this event.
Registered Teams (EMT/NAQT) (18/21):
- #1 Detroit Catholic Central (MI) (1/1)
- #2 Hunter (NY) (1/1)
- #3 Taylor (1/1)
- #4 Chattahoochee (GA) (2/2)
- #5 Barrington (IL) (1/1)
- #6 Stevenson (IL) (1/1)
- #10 Dorman (SC) (1/1)
- #11 St. John’s (1/1)
- #18 LASA (2/2)
- Carnegie Vanguard (0/1)
- Preston Hollow (0/1)
- Ohio Country (IL) (1/1)
- Ed Clark (NV) (1/1)
- Cinco Ranch (1/1)
- Seven Lakes (0/1)
- Strake Jesuit (1/1)
- Village (1/1)
- St. Anthony (1/1)
- Louisiana Pelicans (1/1)
Rankings cited are from midseason voters’ poll.
Previous iterations of TI have seen participants from Auburn (IL), Bellarmine (CA), Centennial (GA), Chattahoochee (GA), Detroit Catholic Central (MI), Dorman (SC), Georgetown Day (DC), Hinsdale Central (IL), Hunter College (NY), Loyola (IL), Northmont (OH), Ransom Everglades (FL), Western Albemarle (VA), and Wilmington Charter (DE).
If you’re trying to follow Texas Invitational from afar, or trying to keep track of your competition’s status as you go from round to round, you’ll be able to follow our live updates via a TI schedule Google sheet. This link will be made available in the week before the event.
Both events: $450
Eisenhower Only: $250
NAQT Only: $250
Saturday Lunch and Sunday Lunch will be included for all participating teams.
The Crowne Plaza at 59 and Gessner is about five minutes from Strake Jesuit and offers a weekend shuttle that may be useful. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the availability or convenience of shuttle service.
The La Quinta Westchase at Harwin and Sam Houston Tollway is also a convenient option, 10 minutes north of Strake Jesuit.