Contest Support provided by Individual Volunteers
2021 ACQ will occur at the East Texas State Fairgrounds. However, only the teams competing in a match will be allowed in the building and no audience may be present.
Academic Challenge Quiz is an exciting, fast-paced quiz bowl.
The Middle School Tournament for 6th through 8th grades is a double-elimination format which highlights the knowledge and thinking skills of these students.
The High School Tournament is a modified single-elimination format with first round matches in November and remaining matches in January.
Questions for both levels are a general academic mix of: Current Events, English and Literature, Fine Arts, Geography, History and Social Science, Language and Vocabulary, Mathematics, Potpourri, and Science.
Resources for both levels are listed in the Academic Challenge Quiz Rules document and 2021 Question Resources below.
- Students from teams which do not place receive a
- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places are awarded in the tournament. Members of placing teams receive a place ribbon, and the team receives a trophy.