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All dates are Saturdays unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, October 11: Saint Viator Eighth Grade Tournament at Saint Viator (Arlington Heights) (12 teams)
NAQT MS-47, rounds 1-5
1. St Raymond (Mount Prospect), 2. St Norbert (Northbrook), 3. Holy Family (Inverness) A, 4. St Paul of the Cross (Park Ridge)
Game results

October 14: SchoBowlFest at Fenton (Bensenville)
SchoBowlFest is an annual coaching conference.

Wednesday, October 18: DePaul Prep Grade School Academic Bowl at DePaul (Chicago) (22 teams)
NAQT MS-47, rounds 6-10
1. St Benedict (Chicago) A, 2. Immaculate Conception St Joseph (Chicago) B, 3. Immaculate Conception St Joseph (Chicago) A, 4. St Viator (Arlington Heights)
Game results

Monday, November 6: St Laurence Grammar School Tournament at St Laurence (Burbank) (8 teams)
NAQT question set
1. Saint Gerald (Oak Lawn), 2. Saint Albert the Great (Burbank), 3. Saint Christina (Chicago), 4. Saint Catherine (Oak Lawn)
Game Results

November 11: Loyola Middle School Invitational at Loyola (Wilmette) (22 teams)
Invitation only
This question set is also used at Keith 5th/6th Grade Winter
1. Immaculate Conception St Joseph (Chicago) A, 2. St Raymond (Mount Prospect) A, 3. St Norbert (Northbrook), 4. St Benedict (Chicago) A
Top player: Daniel Ortman, St Norbert (Northbrook), 107.5 points per game

November 11: Gladiator Fall at St Mary’s Visitation (Elm Grove, WI) (14 teams)
1. Quest (Palatine) A, 2. Keith Country Day (Rockford) A, 3. Marshall (Rockford) A, 4. St Mary’s Visitation (Elm Grove, WI) A
Top player: Aatman Shah, Keith Country Day (Rockford) A, 115.71 points per game
Statistics: preliminary rounds, prelims with playoffs, and full statistics

Monday, January 22: IESA matches may begin

February 3: Keith 5th/6th Grade Winter Invitational at Keith Country Day (Rockford) (8 teams)
This question set is also used at Loyola Invitational
1. Quest (Palatine), 2. Franklin (Springfield) A, 3. Marshall (Rockford), 4. Barrington Station
Top player: Arya Kulkarni, Franklin (Springfield) A, 72.86 points per game

February 10: Auburn Knights’ Challenge at Auburn (Rockford)
This tournament was rescheduled from January 13.
See the High School Tournament Central page for F/S information and results

Contact Nevagay Abel

February 17: Falcon Invitational II at Franklin (Springfield)
This question set is also used at Gladiator Open
Contact Dave Knoepfle

February 17: Junior Wildcat at Northwestern University (Evanston)
Contact Ved Muthusamy

April 13: Gladiator Open at St Mary’s Visitation (Elm Grove, WI)
This question set is also used at Falcon Invitational
Contact Michael Falk

Monday, April 15: IESA Record Reporting Deadline
Go to iesa.org/login to submit your season’s win-loss record and your team’s roster for the IESA State Tournament series.

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.

Wednesday, April 24: IESA Regionals statewide
Questions by Reinstein QuizBowl
Contact Chris Frasco

Monday, April 29: IESA Sectionals statewide
Questions by Reinstein QuizBowl
Qualification required at IESA Regionals
Contact Chris Frasco

Friday, May 3: IESA State Championship at the Peoria Civic Center
Questions by Reinstein QuizBowl
Qualification required at IESA Sectionals
Contact Chris Frasco

May 10-12: NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (Rosemont, IL)
Questions by NAQT
Contact the MSNCT hotline