03/14 Bluebonnet Bowl

Registered Teams (8-9)

  • Alvin
  • Cinco Ranch
  • St. John’s (3)
  • T.H. Rogers
  • Village (2-3)

Logistics

On March 14, 2014, Texas Quiz Bowl will host its annual Bluebonnet Bowl Event at the Village School (2005 Gentryside Drive, 77077) in west Houston.  This event is open to all high school teams and will be contested with questions from NAQT IS-142.

Quiz Bowl is an academics-based game in which two teams of four students compete to answer questions about math, science, history, literature, religion, and arts. Students buzz in to answer tossup questions and correct tossup responses are rewarded with an opportunity to answer 3 bonus questions that cannot be stolen by the opposing team. The team with the most points after 20 tossup-bonus pairs is the winner. A sample invitational series packet is available.

This tournament will feature both an open varsity division and a novice division. The base fee is $100 per team with discounts available for buzzers ($15), HSNCT ($10), and database entry. Registration is open and can be done by email to cromero@texasquizbowl.org. Pizza for lunch can be pre-ordered at the tournament site the morning of the event for $10 per one-topping large.

Check-in for the event will begin at 8 a.m. on tournament morning. An opening meeting will start at approximately 8:45. Each team in the contest will play 6 preliminary matches. Following preliminary rounds, teams will be seeded by win-loss record into a single elimination playoff bracket. Plaques will be awarded to the top 8 teams.

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