basics

How Do I Start At Quizbowl?

1. Look at some questions.We recommend the 2014 LIST tournament as a good starter set. Test yourself on the questions in those Word docs, or just browse through to see what topics they ask about. Imagine high-school students competing to buzz in on those questions. That's what quizbowl is.(If you want more questions, you can check out Ted Gan's… Continue reading How Do I Start At Quizbowl?

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basics, ihbb

Is Quizbowl Like History Bee and Bowl?

Quizbowl is a lot like History Bowl! International History Bee and Bowl is a company that runs tournaments very similar to quizbowl. Most of their questions are written by quizbowl writers, and many teams play both their game and ours.The ONQBA has great relations with the IHBB organizers, and we advertise their tournaments on our website and… Continue reading Is Quizbowl Like History Bee and Bowl?

basics, reach

Is Quizbowl Like Reach for the Top?

Both quizbowl and Reach for the Top are played by high-school teams on buzzers, answering questions to score points. Lots of teams in Ontario play both games.Quizbowl is more challenging and more competitive than Reach for the Top, and quizbowl encourages some deeper learning.Reach is a faster game, and it includes things like one-clue questions and… Continue reading Is Quizbowl Like Reach for the Top?