Powered Points Tournament III Writeup

The following article was a guest contribution by Shahar Schwartz. Lots of questions were still in the air going into PPT, the first competition of the year in SoCal. Westview and Del Norte would both try to double qualify while Santa Monica and Arcadia would fight to stay in contention. There's a lot to unpack … Continue reading Powered Points Tournament III Writeup


Earlybird Writeup

The following article was a guest contribution by Thomas Mercurio, Zach Roseman, Jonathan Lau, Dylan Bowman, and Roxanne Tang. The Illinois quiz bowl season kicked off on Saturday, September 28, with the annual Earlybird tournament at the University of Illinois. University of Illinois Lab capped off a dominant day by beating Stevenson twice by 90 … Continue reading Earlybird Writeup


Hornet Hullabaloo V Writeup

The following article was a guest contribution by Josh Rubel and Ned Tagtmeier. Last Saturday, twenty-seven teams competed in the Hornet Hullabaloo, graciously hosted by the Greenhill School. The tournament was held on IS-186X. Each team played 6 rounds of prelims before 5 rounds of twenty-one team single elimination playoffs. The single elimination format meant … Continue reading Hornet Hullabaloo V Writeup



The following article was a guest contribution by Dean Ah Now and Pedro Juan Orduz. On Saturday, September 28, 36 teams from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut converged upon Princeton University for the 27th Princeton High School Academic Tournament, played on NAQT’s Invitational Set #186. The following is a team-by-team analysis of some … Continue reading PHSAT XXVII Writeup


The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Groger Ranks is back for the 2019-20 season! Over the last couple of weeks, we have been running a preseason poll for people to give their inputs for … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB PRESEASON POLL RESULTS