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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 wins the 2022 NAQT Missouri Qualifier!

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School for winning the overall title at the 2022 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on March 5 at Columbia College. College Heights Christian School, Clayton High School, and Parkway West High School rounded out the top 4. Fair Grove High School won the small school title, finishing sixth overall, and Eugene High School won the very small school title.

We anticipate scheduling the 2023 Qualifier on its usual first Saturday in March and will post an announcement here when the date and location are confirmed. Read the recap and discuss the tournament.

Jeff and Becky Carter receive the MOQBA Values Award

At the 2022 Qualifier, the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance presented the MOQBA Values Award to coaches Jeff and Becky Carter of Central High School in St. Joseph for helping the Savannah High School Quiz Bowl team get home safely after they were stranded following a tournament in February. MOQBA commends Jeff and Becky for their selfless service and look forward to recognizing more outstanding individuals in the future. Read the commendation

College Heights Christian wins the 2021 MOQBA Fall Championship!

Congratulations to College Heights Christian School A for repeating as champions of the 2021 MOQBA Fall Championship, which was held on December 11 at Columbia College. Parkway West High School A, (St. Joseph) Central High School A, and Fair Grove High School rounded out the top 4. Fair Grove also won the small school title for the first time. Read the recap and discuss the tournament.

MOQBA welcomes a new member

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Ganon Evans as our newest member!

Three Missouri teams compete in all-star tournament

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance sponsored three teams in the virtual 2021 National All-Star Academic Tournament on June 19-20. Missouri is one of only five states that have competed in every NASAT.

With a 9-5 record, Team Missouri A finished in eighth place out of thirty-two teams. The team was:

With a 7-9 record, Team Missouri B finished in sixteenth place. The team was:

With a 4-11 record, Team Missouri C finished in twenty-eighth place. The team was:

MOQBA commends our all-stars for representing Missouri admirably in this always challenging field! View game results

Macomb and Ladue win their divisions in the MOQBA Online Spring Tournament!

Congratulations to Macomb High School A from Illinois for winning the Google Meet division and to Ladue Horton Watkins High School for winning the Zoom division of the MOQBA Online Spring Tournament, which was held virtually on March 6. In the Google Meet division, College Heights Christian School was second, Raymore-Peculiar High School was third, and (St. Joseph) Central High School A was fourth. Macomb was also the small school champion. In the Zoom division, Carbondale High School from Illinois was second, Clayton High School was third, Washington High School A was fourth, and Eldon High School was the small school champion.

Read the recap or discuss the tournament.

College Heights Christian and Kirksville win their divisions in the MOQBA Winter Kickoff!

Congratulations to College Heights Christian School A for winning the Google Meet division and to Kirksville High School for winning the Zoom division of the MOQBA Winter Kickoff, which was held virtually on January 9. In the Google Meet division, the St. Louis Christian (Leslie) Home School Association was second, North Kansas City High School A was third, and Fair Grove High School was fourth overall and the small school champion. In the Zoom division, (St. Joseph) Central High School was second, Kickapoo High School was third, Rock Bridge High School was fourth, and Centralia High School was the small school champion.

Read the recap or discuss the tournament.

MOQBA welcomes two new members

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Michael Menkhus and Dale Schenewerk 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.