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Congratulations to 2023 Top-Placing National Competitors from Illinois!

IPNCT Champion Rohan Ganeshan
SSNCT Second Place Southwestern (Piasa) A
NHBB Fourth Place Barrington
HSNCT Champions Barrington A
HSNCT Second Place Buffalo Grove

Visit the 2022-23 Tournament Central page for full tournament results

Congratulations, 2023 State Champions!

NAQT|IHSSBCA State Champions Buffalo Grove
NAQT|IHSSBCA Small School State Champions University (Urbana)
Masonic Class 1A State Champions Metro-East Lutheran (Edwardsville)
Masonic Class 2A State Champions Southwestern (Piasa)
Masonic Class 3A State Champions Barrington
IHSA Class A Champions University (Urbana)
IHSA Class AA Champions Auburn (Rockford)
IESA Class A Champions Quest (Palatine)
IESA Class AA Champions Daniel Wright (Lincolnshire)

Congratulations, 2023 Award recipients!

Coach of the Year Nevagay Abel, Auburn (Rockford)
Coach of the Year Shanna Covarubbias, Metro-East Lutheran (Edwardsville)
Coach of the Year Mark Taylor, Walter Payton (Chicago)
Friend of Scholastic Bowl Kraig Garber
Hall of Fame Coach James Campbell, Riverdale (Port Byron)
Hall of Fame Coach Marcia Nelson, Hoffman Estates
Hall of Fame Coach Ann Propheter, Newman Central Catholic (Sterling)
All-Sectional and All-State players

Download a 2022-23 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.

Post your 2022-23 tournament information in Tournament Central for high school or middle school teams by sending your tournament information to strey.k.a@gmail.com.
Renew your moderator certification in 2022-23! Ask coaches to fill out an online moderator certification form or submit a printed moderator certification card to help you get certified or keep your certification active!

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Download a printable calendar for high school or middle school.

The 2023-2024 high school and middle school calendars are now online.

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 April 2023 issue of Scholastic Visions includes the results of the late season Members Poll, photos of the top teams at all four Illinois high school and middle school State Championship tournaments, and more! The accompanying Awards Banquet Insert for this issue provides a recap of this year’s IHSSBCA Awards Banquet, which recognized the 2023 Coaches Hall of Fame inductees, the Coaches of the Year, and the Friend of Scholastic Bowl, as well as the All-State teams. 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.