TJCA to compete in NC Quiz Bowl State Final today

Published 10:00 pm Friday, March 18, 2016

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities is excited to present the 2016 Quiz Bowl State Final at the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham this Saturday, March 19. Sixteen high schools and 12 middle schools will be competing for the title of State Champion in a series of matches where teams of four go head-to-head to answer questions read by a moderator.


The first match for both middle and high schools will start at 9:30 a.m. The championship match for middle schools will be at 2:50 p.m., and for high schools at 3:50 p.m. The NC State Final is a qualifier for the NAQT High School National Championship Tournament, which will be held in Dallas in May.

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Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy of Rutherford County will be competing at the high school and middle school levels.


Quiz Bowl is one of 23 competitions that will determine the best high school and middle school in the state. The NCASA Scholastic Cup and NCSSM Challenge Cup will be awarded to the high schools and middle schools with the best overall performance among the 20 major scholastic competitions in North Carolina. Points are awarded for participation and excellence in NCASA and partner competitions.


-Submitted by Shannon Meyer