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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.

Team Missouri A wins all-star tournament!

Congratulations to Team Missouri for their incredible success in the 2024 National All-Star Academic Tournament!

Team Missouri A won the second game of an advantaged final over Maryland, 290-205, to bring home Missouri's second NASAT title! The team was:

Team Missouri B was in serious contention for the tournament title down to their last game, ultimately finishing tied for fourth place and earning Missouri B's best ever finish! The team was:

Team Missouri also had the top two individual scorers, with Yrwin Batan finishing the round robin with 70.36 points per game and Camden Williams finishing with 57.50 points per game! This is the first time the top two scorers at NASAT were from the same state!

Seniors Lucia Li from Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Patrick Rivas-Giorgi from (St. Joseph) Central High School were also selected to Team Missouri, but were unable to attend the tournament.

MOQBA commends our all-star students for their amazing performances!

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance has sponsored Team Missouri since the tournament's inception in 2010. Missouri is one of only three states that have competed in every NASAT.

Team Missouri Honorable Mentions and Rising Stars

In addition to the above members of 2024 Team Missouri, MOQBA is pleased to recognize these students as Honorable Mentions:

MOQBA also recognizes these students as Rising Stars:

Congratulations to all of these students!

MOQBA is returning to Columbia College next season

We are excited to confirm that our two tournaments will return to Columbia College next season! The 2024 MOQBA Fall Championship is scheduled for Saturday, November 23, while the 2025 NAQT Missouri Qualifier will be held on Saturday, March 1. More details about these tournaments will be available in the fall. We thank Columbia College for their continued support of our events and look forward to returning to their campus in Columbia.

MOQBA welcomes back a former member

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Spencer Fish back to MOQBA! Spencer was previously a member from 2009-2016.

Mexico A wins the 2024 NAQT Missouri Qualifier!

Congratulations to Mexico High School A for winning the 2024 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on March 2 at Columbia College. Saint Louis Priory School, College Heights Christian School, and Parkway West High School rounded out the top 4. Fair Grove High School was the small school champion for the third consecutive year, Weaubleau High School won the very small school title, and Priory won the inaugural small school Open division title.

We anticipate scheduling the 2025 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.

Mexico A wins the 2023 MOQBA Fall Championship!

Congratulations to Mexico High School A for winning the 2023 MOQBA Fall Championship, which was held on December 9 at Columbia College. Parkway West High School, College Heights Christian School, and Ladue Horton Watkins High School A rounded out the top 4. Hallsville A was the small school champion, finishing ninth overall. Read the recap and discuss the tournament.

MOQBA welcomes ten new members

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Kathy Brandon, Seth Brummond, Anna Csiki-Fejer, Logan Durk, Fred Garvey, Mike Kopec, Donal Ryan, Patrick Troy, Felix Wang, and June Yin as new members!

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.