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.
We are pleased to announce that after a season of virtual competition, we will be returning to Columbia College to host our two traditional in-person tournaments!
The 2021 MOQBA Fall Championship is scheduled for Saturday, December 11 and registration is now open!
The 2022 NAQT Missouri Qualifier is scheduled for Saturday, March 5. Registration for the Qualifier will open on Wednesday, December 15 at 6:00 AM, but interested coaches may complete this short form now to express interest and receive an email reminder shortly before registration opens.
We are incredibly grateful to Columbia College for welcoming us back to their campus to host these two events and look forward to seeing everyone join us in Columbia!
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
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.
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.
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance is excited to welcome Michael Menkhus and Dale Schenewerk as new members!
Despite the cancellation of this year's National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT), the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance would like to recognize the seasons of the following students as All-Stars.
MOQBA would also like to recognize the seasons of the following students as Honorable Mentions for the NASAT team.
Congratulations to all of the students!
Congratulations to the Patriots from the St. Louis Christian (Leslie) Home School Association for winning the overall title at the 2020 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on February 29 at Columbia College. Ladue Horton Watkins High School A, (St. Joseph) Central High School A, and Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School A rounded out the top 4. Hallsville High School A won the small school title for the eighth consecutive year, finishing seventh overall.
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.