Revisiting the Southern California Circuit: An Analysis

The following article was a guest contribution by Nicholas Dai. Recently, on February 15th, 18 teams competed in one of the largest Quizbowl tournaments in Southern California, the SoCal State Championships. Originally, I was going to only discuss the most recent tournament, but the past few weeks have seen 4 tournaments take place, and 2 … Continue reading Revisiting the Southern California Circuit: An Analysis

Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Abhinav Karthikeyan, Justin Posner, Derek Chu, Kyle Liao, and Danesh Sivakumar from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Maryland. We discuss rebounding from the graduation of seniors, their thoughts about their chances at NHBB this year, the relative youth of the A team, and … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

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. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our second midseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. Now, we are pleased to … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on NAQT sets. Due to only consisting of NAQT sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

mACF-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on mACF sets. Due to only consisting of mACF sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading mACF-Only Midseason Rankings