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Congratulations to this year’s Team Illinois!

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS Team Illinois Blue
Rohan Ganeshan, Buffalo Grove; Arjun Nageswaran, Stevenson (Lincolnshire); Geoffrey Wu, Naperville North; and Charles Young, Barrington

Team Illinois Orange
Sinecio Morales, Auburn (Rockford); Stan Melkumian, Macomb; Liam Starnes, Barrington; Justin Wytmar, Buffalo Grove; and Lawrence Zhao, University (Urbana)

Team Illinois competed at the 2021 National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT) June 19 and 20. This is our FIFTH consecutive national title. Statistics for the tournament can be viewed at the HSQB database

Congratulations to top national teams and players from Illinois!

SSNCT TPS Division Champions and VSS Champions Westmont
SSNCT TPS Division Runners-Up Macomb
HSNCT Champions Barrington
HSNCT Runners-Up University Lab (Urbana)
NSC 6th Place Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A

Keep up with Illinois teams and players at national tournaments on the high school and middle school tournament calendars.

We want to recognize your outstanding seniors! Submit a photo and a brief written profile of your graduating senior players to Brad Fischer at brad.a.fischer@gmail.com to have them recognized on the IHSSBCA Facebook page (facebook.com/IHSSBCA).
Has your team enjoyed the moderating skills of IHSSBCA readers this year? Leave them a review using our moderator certification form to help them get certified or keep their certification active!
Download a 2021-22 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.

Looking forward to next season? The 2021-22 high school and middle school tournament calendars are now accepting tournament listings.

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 June 2021 issue of Scholastic Visions includes this year’s Coaches Hall of Fame inductees, the recipients of the 2021 Friend of Scholastic Bowl Award, photos of the top teams at 2021 Turnabout, information about updated scorebooks, 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.