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'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!
MOQBA will host the tenth annual NAQT Missouri Qualifier at William Woods University in Fulton on March 4, 2017. The initial 24 team has filled, but we are planning to expand to 36 teams once we confirm enough staff. Schools that have not signed up but would like to attend are encouraged to register to join the waitlist!
Read the announcement, including a link to the registration form.
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 is excited to welcome Amy Sternke and Josh Malecki as new members!
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.
Congratulations to Hickman High School A for winning the overall title at the 2016 NAQT Missouri Qualifier, which was held on March 5 at Columbia College in Columbia. Washington A, Washington B, and Rock Bridge A rounded out the top 4.
The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance presented the 2016 MOQBA Award for Outstanding Student Involvement to Matt Chalem and Joe Stitz of Washington High School, for their numerous commitments to encourage participation in quizbowl by elementary and middle school quizbowl players. MOQBA thanks Matt and Joe for their impressive contributions to promoting high-quality academic competitions to younger students in Missouri, and looks forward to recognizing other outstanding students in the future. Read more
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.