Welcome to the Connecticut Quiz Bowl Alliance Resource Center!

CTQBA is an organization dedicated to spreading high quality academic competition in the state of Connecticut. This site aims to provide new teams with resources and guidance to experience the game and develop into strong programs, as well as help players improve and expand their academic interests.

Upcoming Tournaments

Princeton High School Academic Tournament (PHSAT)


​Regular level tournament at Princeton University using NAQT"s IS-177.

Registration can be done through this form, and an announcement can be found here. The field has filled, although waitlist space is available.

Yale Fall Academic Tournament (FaCT) XV


Regular minus level tournament at Yale University using NAQT's IS-187A. We highly recommend this tournament for all Connecticut teams!

Registration is through NAQT"s Registration System; a link can be found here. A link to the tournament announcement can be found here.

Island Cup Tournament I


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​Regular minus level tournament at Great Hollow Middle School using NAQT"s IS-187A.

Registration can be done through this form, and an announcement can be found here.

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October 2, 2018

In a rare event, two players from Connecticut took home top scorer from both divisions of Princeton’s High School Academic Tournament (PHSAT) XXVI on Saturday, September 29th. Freshmen Karsten Rynearson and Anjo Therattil both played solo for Greens Farms Academy and Wilton High School respectively; Rynearson competed in the tournament’s Nationals division, while Therattil competed in the Standard division. In addition to achi...

September 24, 2018

Seven Connecticut schools kicked off the 2018-2019 Quiz Bowl season on September 22nd at Yale’s 14th annual Fall Academic Tournament (FAcT), playing NAQT’s introductory IS-178A set. Teams represented Suffield High School, Woodland High School, Darien High School, Greens Farms Academy, Bethel High School, Wilton High School, and Middlesex Middle School. Impressively, 10 out of the 14 teams in the field were from Connecticut, an...

June 6, 2018

Three teams from Connecticut competed at NAQT’s 2018 High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT). The A team from Darien High School, led in scoring by senior captain Julia Tong and sophomore John Phipps, went 8-2 in preliminary rounds and tied for 20th after advancing to the fifth round of the double-elimination playoff. Wilton, a two-player team of brothers Alexander and Lukas Koutsoukos, went 6-4 in the preliminary...

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Greens Farms Academy at FAcT XIV

Karsten Rynearson and Willem Shuddeboom from Greens Farms Academy pose after winning Yale's Fall Academic Tournament (FAcT) XIV on September 22nd, 2018.