Illinois Scholastic Bowl News

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Welcome to new high school liaisons Ankush Bajaj (Hinsdale Central) and Kaeden Kessinger (Southwestern), and to new college liaison Tyler Vaughan (Rock Valley College)

Congratulations to Team Illinois on their third place national finish!

Congratulations to HSNCT fourth place team IMSA (Aurora), NSC sixth place team Auburn (Rockford) A, and to all of the Illinois teams who attended a 2015 national tournament!

Congratulations to Auburn (Rockford) A for winning the 2015 NAQT Illinois State Championship, and to Small School Champions Macomb A.

Congratulations to Casey-Westfield, Newman Central Catholic (Sterling) and IMSA (Aurora) for winning the 2015 Class 1A, 2A and 3A Masonic Academic Bowl State Championships, respectively.

Congratulations to Auburn (Rockford) and University Lab (Urbana) for winning the 2015 IHSA Class AA and Class A State Championships, respectively.

Congratulations to this year’s All-State Teams; to this year’s Hall of Fame inductees Tom Draski, Bob Pierce, and Deb Voorhees; and to Rob Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Michael H. Wong!

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Updated statistics: PACE National Scholastics Championship, National All-Star Academic Tournament

Download our tournament calendar and middle school tournament calendar for a printable view of Illinois scholastic bowl by region.

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 May issue of Scholastic Visions features articles about the teams and individuals honored at this year’s awards banquet, this year’s state champions, the teams from Illinois attending national tournaments, and the IHSA’s planned rule book changes for 2015-16! Scholastic Visions is free to IHSSBCA members and includes important information to help you throughout the year. For a preview of this issue, visit our new public newsletter page