bayview, hamilton, mcmaster, woburn

MacIntro II Recap – Stepping Up to the Buzzer

As teams unpack their buzzers and open up their brains, quizbowl season has begun once again. Early tournaments spring up and offer a fun and competitive environment for highschoolers to see what they have learned and maybe to compare themselves to the competition.McMaster Introductory Tournament (MacIntro) IIThe Scene As teams slowly made their way up… Continue reading MacIntro II Recap – Stepping Up to the Buzzer

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lisgar, novice

Announced: SCOP Novice 7 in Ottawa — Oct. 22

Re-posting Colin's HSQB announcement:Lisgar in Ottawa, ON will be hosting a mirror of the SCOP Novice 7 set on October 22nd, 2016. We are hoping to welcome new players and perhaps even schools into the Ottawa Quizbowl scene, so don't hesitate to sign up! (We promise to be nice.)As this is a novice tournament, there… Continue reading Announced: SCOP Novice 7 in Ottawa — Oct. 22

hamilton, mcmaster, novice

Announced: MacIntro II in Hamilton — Oct. 22

The McMaster University Student Centre in Hamilton.Re-posting Raymond's HSQB announcement:McMaster is pleased to announce the return of our high school tournament MacIntro on Oct. 22, 2016.Continuing the tradition of last year, this tournament is intended to be an introduction for new players and teams in the region to the format of Quizbowl. We will be… Continue reading Announced: MacIntro II in Hamilton — Oct. 22

awards, bayview, ben, lisgar, woburn

ONQBA Awards for 2015-16

Since the season has long since wrapped up and voting has now completed, the following are our awards for 2015-16. We weighted these mostly towards quizbowl, but we did look at results from other competitive formats.Powerful school full of ringers.Best Player -- Sheena Li (Lisgar)Sheena won the national History Bee this year, but she probably… Continue reading ONQBA Awards for 2015-16

lisgar, novice, recap, utoronto

December 5th: Quizbowl Night in Ontario

For the first time this season, we saw two high-school tournaments placed on the same weekend. After the awards were handed out and buzzers packed up, I created the following general summary of the events.University of Toronto Novice TournamentThere was a sense of novelty and uniqueness felt by this tournament, given that it was the… Continue reading December 5th: Quizbowl Night in Ontario

championship, provincials, upcoming, utoronto

2016 ONQBA Provincials Annoucement

The Ontario Quizbowl Association, in collaboration with the University of Toronto quizbowl team, is pleased to host the 2016 ONQBA Provincial Championship. It will be held at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus on Saturday March 26, 2016. This tournament will be the premier high school quizbowl event in Ontario, serving as an opportunity… Continue reading 2016 ONQBA Provincials Annoucement