Quiz Bowl

5th Annual Quiz Bowl 2017
January 27th - 4PM-8PM and January 28th - 9AM-4PM (end times are projected)
Location: Business Leadership Building (BLB)

Think you're smart? Student Activities is hosting the 5th Annual Quiz Bowl tournament where teams of four compete in a question-and-answer game of general knowledge and quick recall. Game questions cover a range of topics from history and science to sports and popular culture. Quiz Bowl is free to participate.


UNT students may register as a team (no limit; however, only four may play at a time), or as an individual. Individuals will be placed on a "free agent team" with other individuals. There may be no more than one graduate student per team. 

Deadline to register is 11:59pm on Sunday, January 22nd, or once the first 16 teams sign up, whichever comes first.

Team Registration - Closes 1/22  Individual Registration - Closes 1/22   

There will be a mandatory Captain's Meeting on Monday, January 23rd from 4-5pm in BLB 060. A representative from your team or assigned team, preferably the Captain, must be present at this meeting. 

Winning team will receive $200 worth of prizes!


In order for this event to be successful, we are looking for UNT Faculty and Staff members to volunteer at the event in a variety of roles, from moderating to scorekeeping.  Below we have provided a list of volunteer positions and descriptions. 

Volunteer Registration  

Volunteer Position Descriptions

  • Moderator - needs to be able to speak quickly and clearly and to understand all of the rules of the game and apply them.

  • Judge - needs to be able to quickly evaluate the correctness of answers.

  • Scorekeeper - keeps the official score of the game.

  • Reset/Timer/Announcer - needs to have fast reflexes and be able to speak clearly and loudly.

  • Scoreboarder - needs to be able to compute figures mentally while standing at the scoreboard and writing legibly.

  • Non-Game Officials/Other - individuals in this category have a variety of volunteer opportunities including escorting teams to game area, updating tournament bracket, swiping ID card, and much more.

There will be a mandatory Volunteer Training on Tuesday, January 24th from 4-5pm in MATT 108. 

If you still have questions, you may contact Student Activities via phone at 940-565-3807 or email at student.activities@unt.edu.

Please contact SAC at 940-565-3807 at least 7 days prior to request special accommodations.