Regional Tournament Schedule

Quizbowl Tournaments for the 2019-2020 School Year in the Greater Pennsylvania Area:

Below is a list of all expected local tournaments for the 2019-2020 school year. All dates are tentative. The projected set each tournament will use is contained in [brackets]. Out-of-state events that might be of interest to Pennsylvania quizbowl teams are listed in italics. Updates and links to formal tournament announcements will be added as they become available throughout the season.

Also see the Pennsylvania State Academic Coaches’ Association calendar.

September 21 –
September 28 – PHAST XXVII (Princeton University, Princeton, NJ) [IS-186]

October 5 – Tri-State Tussle V (Delaware Valley High School, Milford, PA) [IS-185A]
October 12 – Nittany Lion Novice V (Penn State University, State College, PA) [SCOP]
October 19 –
October 26 – Mellon Bowl XVI (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA) [SCOP]

November 2 –
November 9 – Philly Fall Invitational IV [Friends Select High School, Philadelphia, PA] [TBD]
November 16 – SAGACITY XV (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA) [NAQT IS-188]
November 23 – Henderson Invitational VI (Henderson High School, West Chester, PA) [NAQT IS-188]
November 30 – Thanksgiving Weekend

December 7 – Quaker Fall Open V (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA) [LOGIC]
December 14 – Manheim Township Academic Challenge (Manheim Township High School, Lancaster, PA [NAQT IS-189A]
December 21 –
December 28 – Holiday Weekend

January 4 – Great Valley Quiz Bowl Tournament VII (Great Valley High School, Malvern, PA) [TBD/PSACA]
January 11 –
January 18 –
January 25 –

February 1 – Allderdice Invitational VI (Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh, PA) [IS-TBD]
February 8 –
February 15 – Carnegie Quiz III (Carniege Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA) [TBD]; Penn State Spring Academic Bowl IV (Penn State University, State College, PA) [IS-TBD]
February 22 –
February 29 –

March 7 –
March 14 –
March 21 –
March 28 – Keystone Spring Invitational II (Penn State University, University Park, PA) [NAQT D2 SCT/STASH] (Note: This will be a two-day tournament, running on March 28 and 29.)

April 4 –
April 11 –
April 18 –
April 24-26 – NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament (Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont, IL) [SSNCT]

May 2 –
May 9 –
May 16 –
May 22-24 – NAQT High School National Championship Tournament (Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA) [HSNCT]
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  1. January 27 is the tentative date for an IS set tournament at Geneva HS on Geneva, NY that PA teams may wish to attend. A middle school tournament (upstate New York’s first one ever) is also tentatively scheduled for the same location on October 7.


  2. Please consider crossing the border into Ohio for…

    10/21 — Brookfield Fall Gathering (BFG) 2 on Glasgow Scottie set. $75 base, discount if you take the turnpike equal to your toll*, $5 off for buzzer/$10 for staff

    10/28 — Middle school tournament at United HS in Columbiana County; using MS-22, $80 base, same discounts

    11/11 — EPIC WIN at East Palestine HS on NAQT 167A; $80 base, same discounts

    *toll discount = Class 1, 2 axle vehicle cash rate as determined by based on entry/exit point


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