Nov 15

Sacramento Winter HS Tournament (January 28)

NCQBA and Rio Americano HS are pleased to announce that the Sacramento Winter HS Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017. This tournament will have separate JV and Varsity divisions; the field cap is 18 teams. Until 1 week prior to the start of the tournament we are reserving 6 spots in the JV field for schools that played zero Quiz Bowl tournaments during the 2015-16 school year.

Location: This tournament will take place at Rio Americano HS, Sacramento, California. Registration will begin at 9:00AM and we plan to start round 1 at 9:30AM.

Questions: We will be using NAQT IS-163A for JV and NAQT IS-162 for Varsity.

Eligibility: All high schools (public, private, charter, religious, homeschool, etc.) are eligible to play in this event.

Schools are encouraged to enter multiple teams, but please note that participants must play for the same team throughout the tournament.


Base fee: $65 per team

-$10 second and subsequent team(s) from the same school (for non-new schools)

-$35 for schools that played zero quiz bowl tournaments during the 2015-2016 school year (per team)

-$10 per working buzzer system (must accommodate at least eight players)

-$10 per scorekeeper (We will hold a brief training session during check-in for volunteers who have never kept score before.)

-$15 per experienced moderator

Minimum Entry Fee: $0 per team

Payment (cash or check) will be taken at check-in on January 28. Please make checks out to Rio Americano HS.

How to register: Please fill out this google form no later than Wednesday, January 25 indicating how many teams, buzzers, and staff your school plans to bring: … A/viewform