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Welcome to MOQBA

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.

Ladue A wins the 2019 NAQT Missouri Qualifier!

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School A for winning the overall title at the 2019 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on March 2 at Columbia College. (St. Joseph) Central High School A, Hallsville High School A, and Louisiana High School A rounded out the top 4. Hallsville's third place finish also secured the school's seventh consecutive small school title, while Louisiana won their second straight "very small school" title.

Check back soon for an announcement of the date for the 2020 Qualifier. Read the recap and discuss the tournament.

Two students receive MOQBA Values Award

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance presented the MOQBA Values Award to Samuel Lockwood of Hallsville High School and Michael Powers of Louisiana High School for exemplifying the core values of sportsmanship, fairness, and integrity. We thank Samuel and Michael for their exceptional citizenship and look forward to presenting this award to more outstanding students in the future. Read more

St. Joseph Central wins the 2018 MOQBA Fall Championship!

Congratulations to Central High School of St. Joseph for winning their second consecutive MOQBA Fall Championship on December 8 at Columbia College! Central earned the title after playing off a three way tie for first, with Hallsville A finishing second and Louisiana third. Hallsville A was also declared the small school champion with their win over Louisiana in the first stage of the final. In addition to those top three schools, Hickman A, Calvary Lutheran A and Jefferson City A all qualified for the 2019 PACE National Scholastic Championship in Washington, D.C.!

Read the recap or discuss the tournament.

MOQBA welcomes two new members

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Malia Jolly and Jason Pounds as new members!

Two Missouri teams compete in all-star tournament

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance sponsored two teams in the 2018 National All-Star Academic Tournament on June 16-17 at the University of Kentucky. Missouri is one of only five states that have competed in every NASAT to date.

Team Missouri A advanced to the top superplayoff bracket and finished in sixth place out of twenty-nine teams with a record of 8-6 (plus a 1-1 record in half-packet tiebreakers). The team was:

Team Missouri B advanced to the middle playoff tier, finishing in nineteenth place with a 4-10 record. The team was:

Team Missouri A's sixth place finish ties our state's third best ever finish in the nine year history of NASAT! Team Missouri B also represented our state well with balanced contributions from all four team members. Congratulations to these outstanding students! View game results

MOQBA welcomes two new members

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Audrey Brandon and Lisa McClary as new members!

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Want to host a tournament?

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.