Welcome

Congratulations to our 2024 Coaches Hall of Fame inductees Sharon Robinson Lorinskas (Carbondale), Yousef Matariyeh (Lisle), and David Reinstein (New Trier), and to the Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Mike Laudermith!
Congratulations to our 2024 All-Sectional teams! All-State selections will begin soon. Visit the All-Sectional and All-State pages for more information about the awards.
Renew your membership registration for 2023-24 in our new online store! The new registration system includes membership tiers for current coaches, former coaches, and students. If you have any questions about the new registration process, please email IHSSBCA Chair Brad Fischer.

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.

Post your 2023-24 tournament information in Tournament Central for high school or middle school teams by sending your tournament information to strey.k.a@gmail.com.
Moderator certification has been updated for 2023-24! Keep your Highly Rated moderator certification by asking coaches to fill out an online moderator certification form.

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 being recommended by tournament hosts or by receiving online reviews from community members. You can also submit your contact information to join the moderator listing and make it easier for tournament hosts to find you.

Read more about moderator certification here.

The January 2024 issue of Scholastic Visions includes national and state-level rankings of Illinois teams, photos of the Novice and Kickoff tournament champions, information about nominating players for All-Sectional/All-State honors, and more! The first annual issue of Scholastic Visions is free to all scholastic bowl community members. Become an IHSSBCA member to download the last three issues from the Scholastic Visions homepage.