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The Riley Memorial Kickoff Tournament is being held online this November 14 and 21.

To prepare for this year’s online tournaments, download our guide to using Discord, online tournament policies, online tournament rules, and our statements on cheating and latency issues in online tournaments.

Register to moderate for Kickoff.

Moderating online is different, but it doesn’t have to be intimidating! Training in online moderating will be available prior to each tournament. To prepare for this year’s online tournaments, download our guide to using Discord, online tournament policies, online tournament rules, and our statements on cheating and latency issues in online tournaments

Has your team enjoyed the moderating skills of IHSSBCA Kickoff readers? Leave them a review using our moderator certification form to help them get certified or keep their certification active!
Download a 2020-21 membership form to become an IHSSBCA member!

IHSSBCA members receive access to register for Novice, Kickoff, and Turnabout tournaments, and receive access to the IHSSBCA Coaches Handbook. Visit the membership page for more information, and follow more IHSSBCA news on the IHSSBCA Facebook page.

Visit our tournament central pages for high school or middle school.
Download a printable calendar for high school or middle school.

Want your tournament listed on the IHSSBCA’s statewide tournament calendar? Email us with your tournament details to have it listed on the high school or middle school tournament calendar.
Hosting a tournament? Download our tournament rules, customizable schedules, and a wide variety of differently-formatted scoresheets.
The list of certified moderators is online! You can become a certified moderator by receiving online or card-based reviews from coaches and other certified moderators.
The October issue of Scholastic Visions includes information about upcoming online events, a guide to training moderators for online reading, an update on the 2020-21 Masonic State series, and more! This year, all four issues of Scholastic Visions will be free to all scholastic bowl community members; usually, issues 2-4 may only be downloaded by IHSSBCA members from the Scholastic Visions homepage. To receive access to future issues of Scholastic Visions, become an IHSSBCA member.