2021 NSC Qualifying Tournaments

This page contains a list of qualifier tournaments for the 2021 NSC. See this page for more details on tournament qualification.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2020.
Platinum Certified Tournaments:

The 2020 Scottie
Host Glasgow High School (Glasgow, Kentucky)
Date: 9/19/2020
Detroit Catholic Central A (Novi, MI)
Chattahoochee A (Johns Creek, GA)
Russell (Russell, KY)
Woodford County A (Versailles, KY)
Miami Valley A (Dayton, OH)
Merrol Hyde (Hendersonville, TN)
Dupont Manual (Louisville, KY)
Chattahoochee B (Johns Creek, GA)
Sparkman (Harvest, AL)
Earlybird Online
Host University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois)
Date: 10/3/2020
Barrington A (Barrington, IL)
University Laboratory High School A (Urbana, IL)
Buffalo Grove High School A (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Adlai E. Stevenson High School B (Lincolnshire, IL)
Adlai E. Stevenson High School A (Lincolnshire, IL)
Carl Sandburg High School A (Orland Park, IL)
St. Joseph-Ogden High School (Saint Joseph, IL)
William Fremd High School A (Palatine, IL)
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy A (Aurora, IL)
LONE STAR Northeast Kickoff
Host N/A (self-run) (N/A, Other)
Date: 10/10/2020
Hunter A (New York, NY)
Phillips Andover A (Andover, MA)
Belmont A (Belmont, MA)
Hunter B (New York, NY)
Manheim Township (Lancaster, PA)
High Technology A (Lincroft, NJ)
Hotchkiss (Lakeville, CT)
Ridgewood A (Ridgewood, NJ)
University of Kentucky Fall Championship
Host University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)
Date: 10/10/2020
Russell (Russell, KY)
Woodford County A (Versailles, KY)
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School A (Lexington, KY)
Carmel High School A (Carmel, IN)
LUKA
Host Plano West Senior High School (Plano, Texas)
Date: 10/17/2020
2020 ACF Fall @ Ridgewood
Host Ridgewood High School (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
Date: 10/17/2020
Belmont High School (Belmont, MA)
Barrington A (Barrington, IL)
Democritus (High Tech High School A) (Lincroft, NJ)
Detroit Country Day School B (Beverly Hills, MI)
Scalene Triangle (Raymore-Peculiar High School) (Peculiar, MO)
LIT HS Mirror
Host University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois)
Date: 10/24/2020
Johns Hopkins Fall Tournament
Host Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)
Date: 10/24/2020
Vanderbilt ABC Fall
Host Vanderbilt University Quiz Bowl (Nashville, Tennessee)
Date: 10/31/2020
Beavercreek A (Dayton, OH)
Chattahoochee A (Johns Creek, GA)
Russell (Russell, KY)
Chattahoochee B (Johns Creek, GA)
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School A (Lexington, KY)
Merrol Hyde (Hendersonville, TN)
Chattahoochee C (Johns Creek, GA)
Northmont (Clayton, OH)
Clarke Fall II
Host William Tresper Clarke High School (Westbury, New York)
Date: 11/7/2020
Cavalier Classic XXIII
Host University of Virginia Academic Competition Club (Charlottesville, Virginia)
Date: 11/14/2020
Wolverine Fall Invitational
Host Wakeland High School (Frisco, Texas)
Date: 11/28/2020
Ithaca Fall Tournament IX
Host Ithaca Senior High School (Ithaca, New York)
Date: 11/21/2020
Triton Fall 2020
Host University of California San Diego (San Diego, California)
Date: 11/14/2020
MIT Fall Academic Tournament
Host Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Date: 11/21/2020
Thomas Jefferson STASH Academic Tournament (TJSAT)
Host Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Alexandria, Virginia)
Date: 12/12/2020
ACE XIV
Host Arcadia High School (Arcadia, California)
Date: 11/28/2020
AQBL November: Western
Host American Quiz Bowl League Inc. (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
Date: 11/15/2020

Gold Certified Tournaments:

Southside Starter
Host Southside High School (Greenville, South Carolina)
Date: 9/26/2020
Coalgate Wildcat
Host Coalgate (COalgate, Oklahoma)
Date: 9/26/2020
Norman North B (Norman, OK)
Norman North A (Norman, OK)
Edmond Memorial (Edmond, OK)
VCU Fall IX
Host Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia)
Date: 10/31/2020
Norfolk Academic Guild (Norfolk, VA)
Maggie Walker A (Richmond, VA)
Douglas Freeman (Richmond, VA)
Cave Spring (Roanoke, VA)
VCU Winter XI
Host Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia)
Date: 12/5/2020
GAPPS Region & State Quiz Bowl
Host GAPPS (Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools) (Fayetteville;G GA, Georgia)
Date: 1/21/2021
Gopher Invitational Tournament (GINVIT)
Host University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Date: 12/5/2020
Coalgate Wildcat Academic Invitational Tournament
Host Coalgate High School (Coalgate, Oklahoma)
Date: 9/26/2020
Cave Spring Invitational XV
Host Cave Spring High School (Roanoke, Virginia)
Date: 11/21/2020
JP Stevens Hawk’s Nest
Host John P. Stevens High School (Edison, New Jersey)
Date: 1/9/2021
PAQT4
Host Plymouth Regional HS (Plymouth, New Hampshire)
Date: 12/12/2020
2020 Kickapoo Classic
Host Springfield Kickapoo High School (Springfield, Missouri)
Date: 12/5/2020
Tippecanoe Academic Challenge XXV
Host Tippecanoe High School (Tipp City, Ohio)
Date: 11/7/2020

Qualifier Tournaments:

Clarke Fall II
Host William Tresper Clarke High School (Westbury, New York)
Date: 11/7/2020

Provisional Qualifier Tournaments:

Tal Atkins Memorial Tournament 2020
Date: 9/26/2020
Rhododendron Bowl
Date: 10/10/2020
Colorado Online Opener
Date: 10/19/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Mid-Atlantic
Date: 10/24/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Pacific Northwest
Date: 10/24/2020
AQBL October Tournament: South Central
Date: 10/24/2020
AQBL September Tournament: Midwest
Date: 10/24/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Northeast
Date: 10/25/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Plains
Date: 10/25/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Southeast
Date: 10/25/2020
AQBL October Tournament: Southwest
Date: 10/25/2020
SHATEYAHRONYA V
Date: 1/9/2021
13th Annual Bonfire of the Manatees
Host Raleigh Charter High School (Raleigh, NC)
Date: 12/1/2020
17th Annual Smithville Scholar Bowl Tournament
Host Smithville High School (Smithville, MO)
Date: 1/30/2021
2021 ASCA High School State Championship
Host Alabama Scholastic Competition Association (Horton, AL)
Date: 4/30/2021
2021 Iowa High School Quiz Bowl Championship
Host Iowa Quiz Bowl League (Clive, IA)
Date: 3/27/2021
2021 Marauder Invitational
Date: 2/13/2021
2021 NAQT Missouri State Qualifier
Host Columbia College (Columbia, MO)
Date: 3/6/2021
2021 NAQT Oklahoma State Championship
Host Coalgate High School (Coalgate, OK)
Date: 2/13/2021
2021 North Kansas City Invitational
Host North Kansas City High School (North Kansas City, MO)
Date: 4/10/2021
22nd Annual Fleming County Academic Tournament
Host Fleming County High School (Flemingsburg, KY)
Date: 1/9/2021
22nd Annual TQBA State Championship
Date: 4/17/2021
9th Annual West Point Quiz Bowl Tournament
Host West Point High School (Cullman, AL)
Date: 11/14/2020
Battle for the Beach
Host Duncan U. Fletcher High School (Neptune Beach, FL)
Date: 11/14/2020
Bell City Invitational
Host Bell City High School (Bell City, MO)
Date: 1/16/2021
Bevill-Fayette High School Invitational
Host Bevill State Community College-Fayette (Fayette, AL)
Date: 3/5/2021
Bishop O’Connell Knight Invitational
Date: 11/21/2020
Brother Bill Parsons Memorial Tournament
Host St. Paul’s School (Covington, LA)
Date: 1/1/2021
Class Act High School Invitational
Date: 12/5/2020
Clever Invitational
Date: 11/21/2020
Eastlake Invitational (1/8/21 – 1/9/21)
Date: 1/8/2021
ESA Cade Cane Classic Tournament
Host Episcopal School of Acadiana (Broussard, LA)
Date: 1/23/2021
Fifteenth Annual Rowdy Raider Invitational
Host Northmont High School (Clayton, OH)
Date: 12/5/2020
Georgia Regional Academic Bowl State Championship
Host Apalachee High School (Winder, GA)
Date: 3/27/2021
Greater Pennsylvania Quizbowl December Invitational
Date: 12/5/2020
Greater Pennsylvania Quizbowl November Invitational
Date: 11/14/2020
Greater Pennsylvania Quizbowl October Invitational
Date: 10/24/2020
Houston Scholar Bowl Fall Invitational
Date: 11/7/2020
Houston Scholar Bowl Spring Invitational
Host Houston R-1 School (Houston, MO)
Date: 4/10/2021
IASP Indiana State Quiz Bowl Championship
Host Indiana Association of School Principals (Indianapolis, IN)
Date: 3/6/2021
IQBL Winter Open Tournament
Host Iowa Quiz Bowl League (Clive, IA)
Date: 2/13/2021
Jesse Brown Small School Showcase
Date: 1/30/2021
Kickapoo Scholar Bowl Tournament
Host Kickapoo High School (Springfield, MO)
Date: 12/5/2020
Knights’ Challenge
Host Auburn High School (Rockford, IL)
Date: 1/9/2021
KQBA November Invitational
Date: 11/14/2020
KQBA October Invitational
Date: 10/24/2020
Lakeland Winter Invitational
Host Lakeland Junior-Senior High School (Deepwater, MO)
Date: 1/16/2021
LAMP Invitational
Host LAMP High School (Montgomery, AL)
Date: 1/16/2021
Lee’s Summit North Bronco Classic Tournament
Host Lee’s Summit North High School (Lee’s Summit, MO)
Date: 12/5/2020
LQBA Fall Online Invitational
Date: 10/24/2020
LQBA Louisiana State Championship
Host Louisiana Quiz Bowl Association
Date: 3/20/2021
Lusher Invitational
Date: 11/7/2020
Mandarin High Fall Brain Brawl Invitational
Date: 1/1/2021
MasterMinds State Championship
Host CYPRAS; Inc. (Rochester, NY)
Date: 6/1/2021
Mountain Grove Invitational
Host Mountain Grove High School (Mountain Grove, MO)
Date: 1/16/2021
NCASA Quiz Bowl State Championship
Host North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (Knightdale, NC)
Date: 3/20/2021
Notre Dame Varsity Invitational
Date: 11/7/2020
Oklahoma Early Fall Tournament
Date: 10/24/2020
Ole Miss Brain Brawl
Date: 11/7/2020
Pennsylvania State Academic Competition
Date: 4/30/2021
Purdue Boilermaker Buzzathon V
Host Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
Date: 1/9/2021
Roanoke Classic XIV
Host Cave Spring High School (Roanoke, VA)
Date: 4/1/2021
Savannah Invitational
Host Savannah High School (Savannah, MO)
Date: 3/6/2021
Scotland County Invitational
Host Scotland County Junior-Senior High School (Memphis, MO)
Date: 3/6/2021
Seoul International Fall Invitational
Date: 10/10/2020
Singapore American Fall Invitational
Date: 11/14/2020
Southside Holiday Invitational III
Host Southside High School (Greenville, SC)
Date: 12/12/2020
Southside Tiger Invitational
Host Southside High School (Greenville, SC)
Date: 2/13/2021
Spoofhound Classic
Host Maryville High School (Maryville, MO)
Date: 3/20/2021
Sullivan Invitational
Host Sullivan High School (Sullivan, MO)
Date: 2/20/2021
Swim n’ Win Invitational
Host Berrien Springs High School (Berrien Springs, MI)
Date: 12/5/2020
Third Annual Porter-Gaud School Tournament
Date: 2/20/2021
TQBA Big Tex Bonanza
Date: 11/7/2020
TQBA Bluebonnet Bowl
Date: 3/6/2021
TQBA Houston Holiday Hoedown XII
Date: 12/12/2020
TQBA Kickoff Classic XVI
Date: 10/10/2020
TQBA Winter Rodeo Tournament
Date: 1/9/2021
TQBA Yellow Rose Soiree
Date: 2/6/2021
Troy JROTC Invitational
Date: 11/14/2020
University of Mississippi Academic Invitational Tournament
Date: 2/20/2021
Ysleta Invitational Tournament (11/6/20 – 11/7/20)
Date: 11/6/2020
Nerds Competing in Style
Host Cave Spring High School (Roanoke, VA)
Date: 2/20/2021
2021 NAQT Kentucky State Championship
Date: 2/27/2021
2020 Cal Classic
Date: 11/14/2020
2020-2021 California Cup
Date: 11/14/2020
Cloverleaf Andrew Geig Invitational
Date: 1/23/2021
Cave Spring Invitational (CSI) XV
Date: 11/21/2020
Calvary Lutheran Invitational
Date: 10/17/2020
2020 Fulton Fall Tournament
Date: 10/17/2020
Columbian Exposition VII
Date: 10/3/2020
Arizona Quizbowl Association November Invitational
Date: 11/7/2020
Prison Bowl League
Date: 1/1/2016
Boise State Treasure Valley Tournament XI
Date: 11/14/2020
2021 NAQT North Florida State Championship
Host Florida Gateway College (Lake City, FL)
Date: 4/10/2021
AQBL October
Date: 1/1/2016
Vermont Pre-Holiday Academic Tournament XIV
Date: 12/5/2020
CATT XVI hosted by Chattahoochee High School
Date: 11/7/2020
Eugene December Virtual Quad (12/8/20 – 12/10/20)
Date: 12/8/2020
Eugene Holiday Virtual Quad (12/15/20 – 12/17/20)
Date: 12/15/2020
Eugene November Virtual Quad (11/10/20 – 11/12/20)
Date: 11/10/2020
Eugene Thanksgiving Virtual Quad (11/17/20 – 11/19/20)
Date: 11/17/2020
Mounds View Tournament Extraordinaire
Date: 10/10/2020
22nd Annual Knights’ Challenge
Date: 1/1/2016
Lightning Run
Date: 11/20/2020
Maroon Bowl II
Date: 1/17/2021
Twin Cities Learnament
Date: 11/5/2020
LQBA Winter Online Invitational
Date: 12/5/2020
Highlander Online
Date: 11/21/2020
Clemson University Tigertown Throwdown
Date: 11/7/2020
Tigertown Throwdown 2020
Date: 11/7/2020
2020 IHSSBCA David Riley Memorial Kickoff Tournament (11/14/20 – 11/21/20)
Date: 11/14/2020
22nd IHSSBCA Turnabout (1/9/21 – 1/16/21)
Date: 1/9/2021
Gopher Invitational (GINVIT)
Date: 12/5/2020
PAQT4
Date: 12/12/2020
2021 Jesse Brown Small School Showcase
Date: 1/30/2021
Triton Fall IX
Date: 11/14/2020
2020 Clever Invitational
Date: 11/21/2020
LQBA Fall Invitational
Date: 10/24/2020
American Quizbowl League January Tournament (1/23/21 – 1/24/21)
Date: 1/23/2021
ASU November
Date: 11/7/2020
IKEA HS Open
Date: 11/8/2020
Summit County Academic Challenge League
Date: 1/1/2016
Houston Fall Online Invitational
Date: 11/7/2020
Merrol Hyde Invitational
Date: 1/9/2021
Northwest Invitational (2/26/21 – 2/27/21)
Date: 2/26/2021
AQBL November
Date: 1/1/2016
Georgetown Fall Tournament
Date: 12/5/2020
Really Awesome Thumb-Racing Academic Competition Event
Date: 12/12/2020
TQBA Reindeer Games
Date: 12/12/2020
TQBA Texas Invitational XI
Date: 5/15/2021
Philadelphia City-Wide QuizBowl Championship
Date: 3/6/2021
Treasure Valley Tournament XI
Date: 11/14/2020
Washington Fall Classic
Date: 12/6/2020