Illinois Scholastic Bowl News

Download a 2016-17 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.

Apply for an IHSSBCA grant to get up to $400 toward your school’s scholastic bowl program. Grant applications for the fall semester are due by November 1. To apply for a grant, fill out an online form or email Sharon Lorinskas. Visit our grants policies page for more information about grant requests.

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

Upcoming Events: Scobol Solo at New Trier (10/29), Butterfield Memorial F/S at Moline (11/5), ACF Fall at NIU (11/5)
Upcoming MS Events: Loyola Invitational in Wilmette (11/12)
Updated Statistics: IHSSBCA Novice tournaments

Need help creating a tournament schedule? IHSSBCA tournament schedules are now online!
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 September issue of Scholastic Visions features articles on the 2016-17 IHSA rule changes, information on how to play during the regular season without a pseudonym, how to apply for IHSSBCA and Matt’s Buzzers grants, and more! Scholastic Visions is free to IHSSBCA members and includes important information to help you throughout the year. This issue is available from our public newsletter page, and can be downloaded from the Scholastic Visions archives page. To receive access to further issues of Scholastic Visions, become an IHSSBCA member.