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Porter-Gaud Invitational

High school tournament on February 23, 2019

Host location: South Carolina

Address: 300 Albemarle Road, Charleston, South Carolina 29407

Question Set: NAQT Invitational Series #179

Field cap: 24 teams

Porter-Gaud School is very pleased to announce the First Annual Porter-Gaud Invitational on 23 February 2019. Any high school, public or private, may register a maximum of two teams; the field will be capped, if necessary, at 24 teams (22 open spots). The qualifying tournament will utilize NAQT Packet IS-179 and is registered as a National qualifier. We must count on collegial staffing from invited teams and offer discounted participation.

Registration is due by Monday 4 February 2019 or until the field is complete.

Default maximum individual team size = 6 players (i.e. School #1 Team A: 6 players, Team B: 6 players).
Default minimum team size = 4 players.
Toss-up questions will count 10pts.
Neg5 penalties will apply.
Bonus questions will count 5pts each.
Bonus questions will ‘bounce’ if incorrect (should the incorrect response, or no answer, be given on a bonus, the opposite team will be allowed an attempt.
Math questions are included in the NAQT packet.

Entry information

Team entry fees per school

  • Team 1: $60
  • Team 2: $50
  • Team limit: 2 teams per school


  • Buzzer discount: -$10 per working buzzer system

Additional entry information

Though we will send a finalized version via a Pre-Tournament Packet in February, the tournament can be painted with these broad strokes:

Tournament Fees:

Fees per school,
$60 per team.
Two team discount = $110.
Buzzer system provided: $10 discount.
Reader provided: $10 discount.
Scorer provided: $10 discount.
Tournament entries close Monday 4 February or when the field is full.

Meal tickets for lunch on campus may be purchased for $5. Please advise should you prefer a vegetarian option. A light welcome breakfast will be provided.

Tournament T-Shirts will also be available for advanced purchase for $15; the design and order form will be included in your February pre-Tournament communique.

Full details will be included in your pre-tournament communique. We are looking forward to establishing this tournament as a February constant here in Charleston. Sign up via NAQT; please contact Chris Greenwell with any questions. Thank you for your interest.

This entry is owned by cgreenwell@portergaud.edu.