HCHS Scholar's Bowl Team All Set to Make a Comeback at Their First Competition in Years
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016
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We are looking forward to getting back into the Scholar's Bowl Circuit

HCHS will compete at the Wallace Community College Scholar's Bowl Competition on Friday, March 11, 2016.  It has been a few years since we were active in this endeavor, yet we are ready, willing, and able to jump back into the fight and show our Lions' Pride! 

 

What is Quiz/Scholar's  Bowl?

Quiz bowl/Scholar's Bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture.

The defining feature of quiz bowl is the use of a “buzzer system” (or, more formally, a “lockout device”) that lets players interrupt the reading of a question when they know the answer. That element adds a dimension of confidence, anticipation, and rapid recall to what is primarily a game about knowing facts. Those “tossup” questions are answered individually, but doing so earns one’s team a chance at a multipart “bonus” question. Bonus questions are worth more points and allow collaboration, but are generally more difficult.

Organized quiz bowl competitions are available in most states and at most grade levels; it is particularly popular at the high school and college level, though middle school, elementary school, and community college events exist as well.

Quiz bowl tournaments can be intramural events designed for students at a single school, or interscholastic meets. There exist tournaments based on athletic conferences, states, counties, cities, and most other conceivable groupings of teams.

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