Quiz Bowl


Quiz Bowl Tournament
Fall 2019 - Friday, November 15th - Saturday, November 16th
Location: Business Leadership Building (BLB)

Think you're smart? Student Activities is hosting the 8th Annual Quiz Bowl tournament on November 15th-16th, 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.


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. 

Registration is now open! 

Deadline is November 3rd to sign-up.

There will be a mandatory Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, November 13th at 4 pm in BLB 075. 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!


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 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 Thursday, November 14th at 4 pm in BLB 060


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 Student Activities at 940-565-3807 at least 7 days prior to request special accommodations.