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Congratulations, high-performing Illinois teams at nationals!

IAC Varsity History Bowl Fourth Place Waubonsie Valley (Aurora)
IAC JV History Bowl Champions Stevenson (Lincolnshire)A
IAC JV History Bee Second Place Spencer Manning, Stevenson (Lincolnshire)
SSNCT Fifth Place Francis Parker (Chicago) A

Congratulations, Team Illinois players!

Addison Baker, Walter Payton (Chicago); Akshath Sivachidhambaram, Waubonsie Valley (Aurora); Brielle Rach, Auburn (Rockford); Grant Koh, Francis Parker (Chicago); John Augustyn, Benet Academy (Lisle); Kayla Drajpuch, Evanston; Lynda Ma, Barrington; Matias Roa, Walter Payton (Chicago); Omkar Marathe, Fremd (Palatine); Rohan Ganeshan, Buffalo Grove; Sam Kemeny, Evanston; Soren Gjesfjeld, Bloomington; Vikram Narasimhan, Waubonsie Valley (Aurora); and Winnie Nutkowitz, Northside (Chicago)

Good luck at NASAT, Team Illinois!

Congratulations, Illinois State Champions!

NAQT Illinois State Champions Buffalo Grove
NAQT Illinois State Small School Champions University Lab (Urbana)
Masonic Class 1A Champions Metro-East Lutheran (Edwardsville)
Masonic Class 2A Champions Johnston City
Masonic Class 3A Champions Barrington
IHSA Class A Champions Metro-East Lutheran (Edwardsville)
IHSA Class AA Champions Buffalo Grove
IESA Class A Champions Next Generation (Champaign)
IESA Class AA Champions Twin Groves (Buffalo Grove)

Congratulations to our 2024 award winners!

Hall of Fame Coach Sharon Robinson Lorinskas (Carbondale)
Hall of Fame Coach Yousef Matariyeh (Lisle)
Hall of Fame Coach David Reinstein (New Trier)
Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Mike Laudermith
Karen Niemeier Coach of the Year Kristin Strey (Winnebago)
Tom Durbin Coach of the Year Jenny Norman (East Peoria)
Beth Young Coach of the Year Trevor Stanley (Johnston City)
All-State and All-Sectional teams

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 April 2024 issue of Scholastic Visions includes recaps of the three Illinois State Championship Tournaments, the late season members poll, photos of the Turnabout tournament champions, 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.