Illinois Scholastic Bowl News

Sign up now at this link to try out for Team Illinois!

Tryouts will be held Sunday, March 26th, 1:00pm at Fenton High School in Bensenville; Sunday, April 2nd, 1:00pm at the University of Illinois in Urbana; and Saturday, April 15th, ~5:00pm (after ATROPHY) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Grant applications are now open for the spring semester. The spring grant period closes on March 28. Visit the Grant information page to learn more.
This year’s awards banquet will be held at 6:00pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. For more information about awards given at the banquet, visit the awards page.

Email Sharon Lorinskas at srlorinskas@gmail.com to reserve tickets to the Awards Banquet dinner. A registration form will be available shortly.

Congratulations to this year’s All-State teams in Class A and Class AA!
Congratulations to NAQT Illinois State Champions Stevenson (Lincolnshire) A, and to Small-School State Champions Southwestern (Piasa) A!
Congratulations to Masonic State Champions!

Class 1A Champions Riverdale (Port Byron)

Class 2A Champions Latin (Chicago)

Class 3A Champions Stevenson (Lincolnshire)

Congratulations to IHSA State Champions!

Class A Champions Timothy Christian (Elmhurst)

Class AA Champions IMSA (Aurora)

Download a 2017-18 membership form to become an IHSSBCA member today!

IHSSBCA members receive access to register for Novice, Kickoff, and Turnabout tournaments, and receive newsletters and access to the IHSSBCA Coaches Handbook. Visit the membership page for more information.

Visit our tournament central pages for high school or middle school.
Download a printable calendar for high school or middle school.

Upcoming Events: ATROPHY at NIU (DeKalb) (4/15), NAQT Small School Nationals (4/28-30), NAQT High School Nationals (5/26-28), PACE Nationals (6/10-11), NASAT (6/24-25)
Upcoming MS Events: IESA Regionals (Wednesday, 4/26), IESA Sectionals (Monday, 5/1), IESA State (Friday, 5/5)
Updated Statistics: IHSA State, Barrington Invitational (MS)

Hosting a tournament? Download our tournament rules, customizable schedules, and New! a wide variety of differently-formatted scoresheets.
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.
The December issue of Scholastic Visions features photos of the champions of IHSSBCA Novice and Kickoff tournaments, information about how to nominate players for All-Sectional, 2016-17’s first members poll, and more! This issue can be downloaded from the Scholastic Visions archives page. To receive access to this and future issues of Scholastic Visions, become an IHSSBCA member.