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All dates are Saturdays unless otherwise noted.
September 30: SchoBowlFest at Fenton (Bensenville)
SchoBowlFest is an annual coaching conference.
November 4: IHSSBCA Novice at Payton (Chicago)
This tournament has a limit of 24 teams, and has extra registration restrictions. The registration fee at this site is higher than at other Novice sites to account for on-site lunch. Contact the host with questions.
SCOP Novice 13 set
Contact Mark Taylor
Use this form to register for Novice tournaments.
November 11: Butterfield Memorial JV at Moline
Contact Holly Anderson
November 11: International Scholastic Bowl at Bradley University (Peoria)
This tournament has an international theme, but follows normal scholastic bowl distribution. Invitations are extended to teams in central Illinois.
Contact Angela Weck: (309) 677-2454
November 18: Mike Hendricks Memorial Tournament at Blue Ridge (Farmer City)
Limited to eight teams; this tournament is full and has a waitlist
This question set is also used at Riverdale Early-Season and the Standard Division of Reinstein Varsity
Contact Evan Miles
November 18: Riverdale Early-Season Tournament at Riverdale (Port Byron)
This question set is also used at Hendricks Memorial and the Standard Division of Reinstein Varsity
Contact James Campbell
December 16: Reinstein Varsity at Barrington
Uber-Competitive Division: ILLIAC II question set
Standard Division: NAQT IS-225A
This question set is also used at Hendricks Memorial and Riverdale Early-Season
Register at naqt.com
Information at Reinstein Quizbowl
January 13: IHSSBCA Turnabouts statewide
This question set is also used at Macomb Rotary and Auburn Knights’ Challenge
Contact Turnabout Coordinator Mike Laudermith with questions or to inquire about hosting.
January 13: Auburn Knights’ Challenge (F/S) at Auburn (Rockford)
See the Middle School Tournament Central page for MS information and results
This question set is also used at Macomb Rotary and IHSSBCA Turnabout
Contact Nevagay Abel
January 27: Winnebago Invitational at Winnebago
Question set TBA
Contact Kristin Strey
Friday, February 2: IHSA Record Reports Due Online
Go to center.ihsa.org to submit your season’s win-loss record for the IHSA Sectional Seeding Meetings.
Wednesday, February 7: IHSA Sectional Seeding Meetings Online
Go to center.ihsa.org to vote on the top teams in your IHSA Sectional.
April 7: NAQT Individual Player National Championship Tournament at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (Rosemont, IL)
Questions by NAQT
Contact the IPNCT Hotline
April 20: IHSSBCA Awards Banquet at Illinois State University (Normal)
The banquet will be held at 6:00pm in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
The banquet honors the winning teams at all three Illinois State Championships, the Coaches of the Year and Hall of Fame inductees, the Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl, the All-State teams, and Team Illinois.