The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance promotes high quality quizbowl tournaments throughout the state of Missouri.
Tournaments sponsored by the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance use well-written pyramidal questions that reward players for their academic knowledge and schedules that fairly recognize the best performing teams while offering all teams many competitive games throughout the day. Learn more about high quality quizbowl formats and MOQBA high school and middle school tournament certification.
Congratulations to Washington High School A for winning the overall title at the 2017 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on March 4 at William Woods University in Fulton. Central High School of St. Joseph, Washington High School B, and Rock Bridge High School B rounded out the top 4. Hallsville High School's A team won the school's fifth consecutive small school title, finishing eighth overall.
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance presented the 2017 MOQBA Award for Outstanding Student Involvement to the Washington High School Quiz Bowl Team and Hickman High School Academic Team for their collaboration on the excellent Washington-Hickman Academic Questionfest set, which has been used at tournaments all over the country. We thank the Washington and Hickman teams for their hard work in making another high-quality question set available for tournaments to use, and look forward to recognizing more outstanding students in the future. Read more
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Jon Deering, Ginger Luetkemeyer, Michael McDonald, and Tara Winn as new members!
Congratulations to Washington High School's A team for winning the 2016 MOQBA Fall Championship on December 10 at Columbia College! Washington cleared the field by two wins to claim the tournament title without a final! After playing off a three way tie for second, Hickman A took second, Rock Bridge A finished third, and Helias A was fourth. In addition to those top 4 schools, Hallsville, Central (St. Joseph), Washington B, and Rock Bridge B all qualified for the 2017 PACE National Scholastic Championship in Chicago!
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance membership recently adopted new bylaws and elected Tuscumbia coach Jason Loy to serve as the organization's first Director of Outreach. Jason's extensive experience collaborating with area coaches will be extremely valuable in guiding MOQBA's efforts to promote high quality quizbowl to more schools.
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance once again sponsored Team Missouri at the HSAPQ National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT) on June 18-19 on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, KY. Coached by Jason Loy, the team was:
The team went 7-7 in the fifteen team round robin to finish tied for ninth place.
MOQBA is seeking hosts for more high quality tournaments. Hosting an MOQBA certified tournament is a great way to promote the expansion of high quality quizbowl throughout the state while raising money for your team to attend more tournaments. See the high school tournament certification or middle school tournament certification pages for more information.