Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association -

Students in action at a quiz bowl tournament.


State Sites and Conferences

Site host and conference information.

Site Host PDF

Invitational Results

Friends of Quiz Bowl Results

Middle School

1st- Fulbright 2nd- Vilonia 3rd- Simon Middle 4th- Bryant Middle

Jr 1A-4A

1st- Haas Hall Bentonville 2nd- Harmony Grove 3rd- St. Joseph A 4th- Life Way Christian

Jr 5A-7A

1st- Cabot Freshman Academy 2nd- Little Rock Central 3rd- Conway A 4th- Conway B

Sr 1A-4A

1st- Haas Hall Bentonville 2nd- Trumann 3rd- Haas Hall Springdale 4th- Life Way Christian

Sr 5A-7A Division 1

1st- Little Rock Central A 2nd- Conway 3rd- Batesville 4th- Russellville B

Sr 5A-7A Division 2

1st- Russellville A 2nd- Fort Smith Southside A 3rd- Bryant A 4th- Benton


The rules of play going forward have been modified. Here is a link to the updated rules. December, 2022 UPDATE

Please contact your co-op represetnive or tournamnet host of you have any questions.

Link to all forms

Friends of Quiz Bowl Coaches Poll

High School Quiz Bowl Teams Ranked

In Preseason Coaches Poll

LITTLE ROCK — Ft. Smith Southside, Russellville, Batesville, Subiaco Academy, Haas Hall-Fayetteville, Haas Hall-Bentonville and Norfork top their respective divisions, from 7A to 1A, respectively, in a preseason poll of participating Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association (AGQBA) coaches.

The poll was administered by Arkansas Friends of Quiz Bowl, a nonprofit made up of alumni, coaches and others who support quiz bowl in Arkansas by, among other things, funding annual scholarships for quiz bowl players.

“Much like athletic teams, schools who participate in quiz bowl have reputations and expectations that rise and fall with graduating players and underclass players moving up,” said Paul Gray, president of the Friend of Quiz Bowl board of directors. “Coaches cast their votes based on what they have seen so far this year, as well as expectations down the road.”

Quiz Bowl coaches voted in an October poll and ranked their divisional opponents, as determined by their classification in the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). Weighted points were assigned to higher rankings and a composite score was generated to determine the highest ranking teams in each division.

Quiz bowl is an academic competition governed by the AGQBA governed by the AAA. Players answer questions on a variety of academic topics such as literature, art, music, history, science and math to earn points. Games are structured such that teams must work collaboratively to answer some questions and must rely on the individual knowledge of each player for others. Teams will play in scrimmages and invitationals through February. In March and April, teams will play in region and state tournaments to attempt to qualify for the state finals. State championships will be broadcast and streamed live in April on Arkansas PBS.

Complete rankings include, first place votes in parenthesis:


1. FS Southside (5)

2. Fayetteville (3)

3. LR Central (3)

4. Conway (1)

5. Bryant (1)


1. Russellville (9)

2. Benton (1)

3. Greenwood

4. LR Catholic (1)

5. Pulaski Academy


1. Batesville (3)

2. Valley View (2)

3. De Queen (1)

4. Dardanelle

5. Morrilton (1)


1. Subiaco Academy (2)

2. Arkadelphia (3)

3. Trumann (2)

4. Highland (1)

5. Berryville (1)


1. Haas Hall Fayetteville (3)

2. Mountain View (4)

3. Centerpoint (1)

4. Episcopal Collegiate

5. Genoa Central


1. Haas Hall Bentonville (8)

2. Life Way Christian

3. Conway Christian (1)

4. Haas Hall Springdale (1)

5. Haas Hall Rogers


1. Norfork (3)

2. Sacred Heart (4)

3. Crowley's Ridge Academy (1)

4. Guy Perkins

5. Rural Special

about quizbowl

The Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association is an organization working for a competition that works under the umbrella of the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). This means that academic competitions are regulated in much the same way as athletic events. This includes: school classification, eligibility, sanctioning of events and certification. Information about AAA can be found in the AAA Official Handbook. If you don't have one ask your principal, athletic director or contact AAA.

Friends of Quiz Bowl

Friends of Quiz Bowl Scholarship Application

The Scholarship application is open and will be until March 30.

Scholarship Application Guidance


Application Form


Please contact Quiz Bowl Arkansas if you have any questions.


For more information on Friends of Quiz Bowl follow the READ MORE link

Social Media

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AGQBA Facebook


Invitational Tournaments

Email any events you would like added to the calendar to

Forms and contact information for events will be posted on the AGQBA Google Calendar

Google Calendar for AGQBA

No video, photography, or sound recording is allowed at Invitational, Regional, or State Tournaments without forms of written permission signed by everyone in the room. ALL minors must have a parent or guardian's permission signature as well.

For more information, including hosting an event please follow the "Read More" link.

coaches resources

Updated Summer 2023

New sets of senior high and junior high games!

Order now to receive a disk with a variety of all categories used in our typical matches for your teams to use for practice and study.

Don't miss this valuable resource!

Contact Carolyn Shry for more infomation,

Mail to:
P.O. Box 1621
Russellville, AR 72811

Study Questions Order Form


Arkansas PBS Videos of Past Finals