2020-2021 Tournaments

2020-2021 Downloadable Tournament Calendar

2020-2021 Middle School Calendar

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All events are online on Saturdays unless otherwise noted.

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 Find additional resources for attending online tournaments at the HSQB forums.

September 19: SchoBowlFest Online on Zoom and Facebook
The 2020 conference is free to IHSSBCA members.
Recordings of the sessions will be posted for free on the IHSSBCA Facebook page.

October 3: Earlybird Online (36 teams)
Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RAFT II set
1. Barrington A, 2. Buffalo Grove A, 3. University (Urbana) A, 4. Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A
Top player: Rohan Ganeshan, Buffalo Grove A, 117 PPG
Statistics: preliminary rounds, playoffs, finals, and full statistics

October 17 and 24: IHSSBCA Novice Online on Discord (42 teams)
Sponsored by the IHSSBCA
SCOP Novice A
Championship Division 1
1. Waubonsie Valley, 2. University (Urbana) A, 3. Bloomington, 4. Auburn (Rockford) A

Championship Division 2
1. Hinsdale Central A, 2. Homewood-Flossmoor A, 3. Francis W Parker (Chicago) A, 4. Mahomet-Seymour

Consolation Champions: Naperville North
Top player: Soren Gjesfjeld, Bloomington, 153 PPG
Statistics: preliminary rounds, playoffs, finals, and full statistics

Tuesday, October 20 – Saturday, November 21: History Bowl Fall League Online
NHBB C Set
Contact Marshall Mullins

October 24: AQBL October Tournament Midwest Online
Moderate difficulty question set TBA
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

Sunday, October 25: Qblitz October Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

November 13 – December 20: 2020 IAC Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships Online
Questions by IAC
Visit this page for registration and details on specific events.

November 14 and 21: David L. Riley Memorial Kickoff Online on Discord (120 teams)
Sponsored by the IHSSBCA
NAQT IS-197
Division 1 (36 teams)
1. Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A, 2. Barrington A, 3. University (Urbana) A, 4. Buffalo Grove A
Top player: Arjun Nageswaran, Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A, 116 PPG
Division 1 statistics: preliminary rounds, playoffs, finals, and full statistics

Division 2 (48 teams)
1. Waubonsie Valley (Aurora) A, 2. Auburn (Rockford) B, 3. Westmont, 4. Belvidere North
Top player: Tommy Guyett, Elgin Academy A, 92 PPG
Division 2 statistics: preliminary rounds, playoffs, finals, and full statistics

Division 3 (36 teams)
1. Charleston, 2. Latin (Chicago) B, 3. Auburn (Rockford) C, 4. Moline
Top player: Kevin Forman, Lake Forest, 78 PPG
Division 3 statistics: preliminary rounds

Sunday, November 22: Qblitz November Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

Sunday, November 15: AQBL November Tournament Midwest Online
CATT set
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

December 5 and 12: Scobol Solo Online on Discord
Sponsored by Reinstein QuizBowl
Use this form to register
Contact David Reinstein

Sunday, December 13: Qblitz December Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

Tuesday, January 5 – Saturday, February 6: History Bowl Winter League Online
NHBB B Set
Contact Marshall Mullins

January 9 and 16: Knights’ Challenge Online
Sponsored by Auburn (Rockford)
Tournament restricted to JV and MS players
NAQT set TBA
Contact Nevagay Abel

Sunday, January 17: Qblitz January Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

January 30: SCOP Varsity
Sponsored by SCOP to benefit Winnebago High School scholastic bowl
This tournament also has a middle school division
Formerly Winnebago Invitational
SCOP B set
Use this form to register.
Contact Kristin Strey

Sunday, February 14: AQBL February Tournament Midwest Online
Moderate difficulty question set TBA
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

Sunday, Februrary 21: Qblitz February Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

Tuesday, February 23 – Saturday, March 27: History Bowl Spring League Online
NHBB A Set
Contact Marshall Mullins

March 13: AQBL March Tournament Midwest Online
Easy difficulty question set TBA
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

Sunday, March 14: Qblitz March Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

Sunday, April 11: Qblitz April Challenge
Sponsored by Qwiz
Register at qblitz.online

Sunday, April 18: AQBL April Tournament Midwest Online
Moderate difficulty question set TBA
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

May 8: AQBL May Tournament Midwest Online
High difficulty question set TBA
use this form to register.
Contact AQBL

June 5-6: PACE National Scholastic Championship Online
Questions by PACE
Contact tournament director Casey Bindas