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Quiz Bowl

6th Annual Quiz Bowl 
October 27-28th
Location: Business Leadership Building (BLB)

Think you're smart? Student Activities is hosting the 6th Annual Quiz Bowl tournament, October 27-28th, where teams of four compete in a question-and-answer game of general knowledge and quick recall. Game questions cover a range of topics from history and science to sports and popular culture. Quiz Bowl is free to participate.

Teams

UNT students may register as a team (no limit; however, only four may play at a time), or as an individual. Individuals will be placed on a "free agent team" with other individuals. There may be no more than one graduate student per team. 

Deadlines 

The deadline for registration has been extended to Thursday, October 19th at 11:59PM, or until 16 teams sign up, whichever comes first. 

Team Registration    

Individual Registration      

There will be a mandatory Captains Meeting on Tuesday, October 24th from 4-5PM in MATT 114. A representative from your team or assigned team, preferably the Captain, must be present at this meeting. 

Winning team will receive $200 worth of prizes!

Volunteers 

In order for this event to be successful, we are looking for UNT Faculty, Staff, and students to volunteer at the event in a variety of roles, from moderating to scorekeeping.  Below we have provided a list of volunteer positions and descriptions. 

Volunteer Registration  

Volunteer Position Descriptions

  • Moderator - needs to be able to speak quickly and clearly and to understand all of the rules of the game and apply them.

  • Judge - needs to be able to quickly evaluate the correctness of answers.

  • Scorekeeper - keeps the official score of the game.

  • Reset/Timer/Announcer - needs to have fast reflexes and be able to speak clearly and loudly.

  • Scoreboarder - needs to be able to compute figures mentally while standing at the scoreboard and writing legibly.

  • Non-Game Officials/Other - individuals in this category have a variety of volunteer opportunities including escorting teams to game area, updating tournament bracket, swiping ID card, and much more.

There will be a mandatory Volunteer Training on Monday, October 23rd from 4-5PM in BLB 260. 

If you still have questions, you may contact Student Activities via phone at 940-565-3807 or email at student.activities@unt.edu.

Please contact SAC at 940-565-3807 at least 7 days prior to request special accommodations.