News and notes for spring 2017.1. There won't be an Ontario Quizbowl Provincials for 2016-17. We were unable to properly schedule and book this a championship this year -- we apologize for the screw-up. For the teams disappointed, we hope you are making do with other HS quiz activities, and we promise to have some… Continue reading Check-in for Spring 2017
IHBB and Reach for the Top aren't quizbowl, but they're still pretty competitive. Here are some results from their spring 2016 events.International History Bowl Canadian ChampionshipVarsity (up to grade 12)1. Lisgar2. Bayview3. UTS4. WestmountJV (up to grade 10)1. UTS2. Royal St. George3. LisgarInternational History Bee Canadian ChampionshipVarsity1. Sheena from Lisgar2. Josh from Lisgar3. Alec from… Continue reading Results from IHBB Nats and Reach Provs
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?