04/21 TQBA HS Championship XIX

***SPECIAL NOTE ON ELIGIBILITY***
Due to the need to maintain the integrity of the competition, no student will be able to compete in both the 2018 TQBA Championship AND the 2018 NAQT Individual Player Event to be held on April 15th in Chicago.
Please contact Dr. Romero for additional details.

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 Division I Teams (11/16):
(schools who have won a TQBA event or have accepted at-large bids)

  • [ACCEPTED] Carnegie Vanguard (> 25 points)
  • [ACCEPTED] Colleyville Heritage (> 25 points)
  • [ACCEPTED] Cistercian (Panther + Greenhill)
  • [ACCEPTED] Debakey (Rodeo)
  • [ACCEPTED] St. John’s (Kickoff)
  • [ACCEPTED] St. Mark’s (Hornet)
  • [ACCEPTED] Seven Lakes (> 25 points)
  • [ACCEPTED] Strake Jesuit (> 25 points)
  • [ACCEPTED] Taylor (HoHoHo+Harvard)
  • [ACCEPTED] Village (Golden Triangle)
  • LASA (Alamo+Cougar)

For the latest Texas points standings, please visit this link.

 Division II (2)

  • Juan Diego Academy
  • Little Cypress-Mauriceville

JV Division (5)

  • Cistercian
  • Juan Diego
  • Seven Lakes
  • Strake Jesuit
  • TAG Magnet

Futures Teams :
(registration opens on March 24)

Logistics

TQBA’s 19th annual Texas Quiz Bowl Championship will be contested on April 21 at Seven Lakes High School (9251 S. Fry Road, Katy, Texas 77494). This event will feature distinction competitions for Division I, Division II, and Junior Varsity.

Division I bids are limited to one per school and will go out first to the schools that qualified by winning events this season, then to the teams that finished highest in the points standings. Bids will go out until the field has filled. Wildcard bids will be sent out (on a rolling basis) to teams who have earned at least 25 points.

Division II bids are also limited to one per school and no school may compete in both Division I and Division II.

Junior Varsity is an open to teams of younger students. Junior Varsity teams may include no seniors and feature a total grade sum of no more than 40. Teams including any combination of freshmen and sophomores, two juniors and two freshmen, or one junior, two sophomores, and one freshmen are all viable combinations. A school may enter more than one JV team in the competition.

Futures teams are groups of current eighth graders who plan to compete together for any high school. Futures teams may not register until March 24.

Registration for the state tournament, which includes lunch for 5, is $200 per team. Additional lunches are $10 each.

Check-in for the event will begin at 8 a.m. on tournament morning. An opening meeting will start at approximately 8:45.

This tournament will use NAQT set SCT-DII.