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Illinois Scholastic Bowl News

We are now seeking high school and college liaisons for 2016-17! Liaisons serve an important role on the IHSSBCA Steering Committee, providing insights into the perspectives of high school and college players. Email Sharon Lorinskas with questions or to express your interest to serve as a high school or college liaison!
Congratulations, State Champions!

NAQT State Champions Auburn (Rockford) and Small School Champions Macomb A

Masonic State Champions Hinsdale Central (Class 3A), Latin (Chicago) (Class 2A), and Keith Country Day (Rockford) (Class 1A)

IHSA State Champions Hinsdale Central (Class AA) and Latin (Chicago) (Class A)

Congratulations to our award-winning players and coaches!

The April 9 awards banquet honored Hall of Fame inductees Mark Grant (PORTA), Suellyn Rieckelman (Macomb), and Dr. Jane Simmons (Maine East); Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl recipient Dale Thayer (Masonic State Tournament coordinator); and the 2016 All-Sectional and All-State teams.

Registration is now open for national tournaments!
Information about PACE NSC qualification and registration is available on the Scholastic Visions public page and at PACE’s 2016 NSC registration page. For information about other national tournaments, please visit the official pages for HSNCT, SSNCT, MSNCT, and NHBB.
Need help creating a tournament schedule? IHSSBCA tournament schedules are now online!

Upcoming Events: IESA State Series, Nationals!
Updated Statistics: ATROPHY at NIU (DeKalb)
Download our tournament calendar and middle school tournament calendar for a printable view of Illinois scholastic bowl by region.

The list of certified moderators is online! You can become a certified moderator by receiving online or card-based reviews from coaches and other certified moderators.

Our 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 high school tournament statistics have been added to the database at hsquizbowl.org and updated on our Tournament Central pages.

The December issue of Scholastic Visions features articles about 2015-16 IHSA rule changes, upcoming Turnabout tournaments, and State Championship tournament registration and developments. Scholastic Visions is free to IHSSBCA members and includes important information to help you throughout the year. This issue is available on our new public newsletter page; to receive further issues of Scholastic Visions, become an IHSSBCA member.