SIOUX CITY | Sixteen high school teams won their way to televised Quiz Bowl competition after participating in a preliminary tournament held Saturday, Jan. 10, on the Morningside College campus.
A total of 30 teams from high schools in Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska participated in the preliminary tournament.
The top 16 teams from Saturday’s preliminary tournament will compete for championship honors in the Quiz Bowl Tournament that will be broadcast Sundays on KCAU-TV in Sioux City beginning Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. The broadcast contests will culminate with a championship game scheduled to air at 11 a.m. on May 10.
The first weekly broadcast on Feb. 1 is scheduled to feature Quiz Bowl teams from Sioux City’s West High School and Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School.
Other Quiz Bowl teams that qualified for the broadcast competitions are Gehlen Catholic in Le Mars, Iowa; Bishop Heelan in Sioux City; Wisner-Pilger in Wisner, Neb.; Winside, Neb.; Lutheran High Northeast in Norfolk, Neb.; North in Sioux City; Unity Christian in Orange City, Iowa; West Point-Beemer in West Point, Neb.; Le Mars Community in Le Mars, Iowa; OA-BCIG in Ida Grove, Iowa; South Sioux City, Neb.; East in Sioux City; Boyer Valley in Dunlap, Iowa; and Spirit Lake, Iowa.