2021-2022 Tournaments

2021–2022 Downloadable Tournament Calendar

2021-2022 Middle School Calendar

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All dates are Saturdays unless otherwise noted.

September 25: SchoBowlFest Online
Online coaches conference
The 2021-22 SchoBowlFest will include an open Town Hall and IHSSBCA members-only presentations on creating a coaching strategy and using the statistics program Yellowfruit.

October 9: Falcon Kickoff at Wheaton North
CERES question set
Player eligibility may be restricted at this frosh-soph tournament
Contact Grace Mayell

October 16: IHSSBCA Novice statewide
SCOP Novice 11 set
Tournament restricted to novice-level players.
Download a form to register or visit the Novice page for more information.
Novice contact: Kristin Strey
Barrington site: contact Jeff Price
Granite City site: contact Jaime Pamatot
Keith Country Day (Rockford) site (12 teams max): contact Kristin Burns
Lincoln-Way East (Frankfort) site: contact D. Matthew Jordan
Mattoon site: contact Brendan Aydt
Virtual site: contact Brad Fischer

November 13: Butterfield Memorial JV at Moline
Question set TBA
Tournament restricted to JV players
Contact Holly Anderson

November 13: Hendricks Memorial at Blue Ridge (Farmer City)
NAQT IS-207A
This question set is also used at the Riverdale Early Season tournament, the Pretzel Tournament, and Reinstein Varsity
Tournament restricted to Class A teams
This tournament has an eight-team limit, and is at capacity. Contact Evan Miles to inquire about the waitlist.
Contact Evan Miles

November 13: Scobol Solo at Sandburg (Orland Park)
Questions by David Reinstein, et al
Register at the Scobol Solo website
Contact David Reinstein

November 20: IHSSBCA David Riley Memorial Kickoffs statewide
NAQT IS-206
Download a form to register or visit the Kickoff page for more information.
Auburn (Rockford) site: contact Nevagay Abel
Fairfield site: contact Tammy Austin
Granite City site: contact Jaime Pamatot
Homewood-Flossmoor site: contact Michael Sacks
Lincoln site: contact Josh Bartels
Virtual site: contact Brad Fischer

Contact Erin Limestall with questions, or if you’re interested in hosting a Kickoff tournament.

November 20: Riverdale Early-Season Tournament at Riverdale (Port Byron)
NAQT IS-207A
This question set is also used at Hendricks Memorial, the Pretzel Tournament, and Reinstein Varsity
Contact Brody Anderson

December 4: Athens Frosh/Soph
NAQT IS-203A
Tournament restricted to frosh/soph players
Contact Justine Dion

December 11: Pretzel Tournament at New Berlin
NAQT IS-207A
This question set is also used at Hendricks Memorial, the Riverdale Early Season tournament, and Reinstein Varsity
Contact Erin Limestall

December 18: Reinstein Varsity (Chicago Suburbs)
Question sets: Arcadia and NAQT IS-207A
The NAQT IS-207A set is also used at Hendricks Memorial, the Riverdale Early Season tournament, and the Pretzel Tournament
Register on the NAQT website
Contact David Reinstein

January 8: IHSSBCA Turnabout statewide
NAQT IS-209A
This question set is also used at Macomb Rotary and the Auburn Knights’ Challenge
Tournaments restricted to non-blacklist teams.
Visit the Turnabout page for more information.
Fairfield site: contact Tammy Austin
Granite City site: contact Jaime Pamatot
Homewood-Flossmoor site: contact Michael Sacks
Lincoln site: contact Josh Bartels
Virtual site: contact Brad Fischer

Contact Mike Laudermith with questions, or if you’re interested in hosting a Turnabout tournament.

January 8: Macomb Rotary
NAQT IS-209A
This question set is also used at IHSSBCA Turnabout and the Auburn Knights’ Challenge
Contact Suellyn Rieckelman

January 8: Knights’ Challenge at Auburn (Rockford)
NAQT IS-209A
This question set is also used at IHSSBCA Turnabout and Macomb Rotary
Tournament restricted to frosh/soph and middle school teams.
See the Middle School Tournament Central page for MS information and results

Contact Nevagay Abel

January 15: Piasa Bird Invitational VI at Southwestern (Piasa)
Question set TBA
Contact Matt Hasquin

January 15: Ultima at Loyola (Wilmette)
Question set TBA
Contact Denise Kreb

February 5: Winnebago Invitational
Question set TBA
Contact Kristin Strey

Wednesday, February 9: IHSA Sectional Seeding Online
Go online through the IHSA’s Schools and Officials Center to vote for the top teams in your IHSA Sectional

February 19: Masonic Sectionals statewide
Questions by David Reinstein, et al
Contact Dale Thayer

February 26: Cereal Bowl at Kaneland (Maple Park)
NAQT question set TBD
Tournament restricted to frosh/soph players
Contact Jennifer Hoemann

March 5: Masonic State Championship at Bloomington High School
Questions by David Reinstein, et al
Qualification required at Masonic Sectionals
Contact Dale Thayer

Monday, March 7: IHSA Regionals statewide
Questions by Brad Fischer, et al
Contact Kraig Garber

March 12: IHSA Sectionals statewide
Questions by Brad Fischer, et al
Qualification required at IHSA Regionals
Contact Kraig Garber

Friday, March 18: IHSA State Championship at Heartland Community College (Normal)
Questions by Brad Fischer, et al
Qualification required at IHSA Sectionals
Contact Kraig Garber

April 3: NAQT Individual Player National Championship Tournament at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (Rosemont, IL)
Questions by NAQT
Contact the IPNCT hotline]

April 21-24: IAC Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championship at the Crystal Gateway Marriott (Arlington, VA)
Includes History Bee and History Bowl events, as well as geography, political science, science, and side events.
Questions by IAC
Contact the information hotline

April 22-24: NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (Rosemont, IL)
Questions by NAQT
Contact the SSNCT hotline

May 27-29: NAQT High School National Championship Tournament at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and Hilton Atlanta (GA)
Questions by NAQT
Contact the HSNCT hotline