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4/7/18 - JHU Blue Jay Bowl, Baltimore MD

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:24 pm
by Michael Shang
The Johns Hopkins University Quizbowl Team is pleased to announce the fourth annual Johns Hopkins University Blue Jay Bowl Tournament!

When and Where
Gilman Hall, Johns Hopkins University, on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Check-in starts at 8:00 am and will occur in Gilman 50, and the tournament will begin at 9:00 am. Rounds will take place in Gilman Hall.

This tournament will follow official NAQT rules (which can be viewed at with slight modifications on timing.

Question Set
We will be using NAQT Invitational Series #174. Per the NAQT qualification rules, the top 15% of the field will qualify for the NAQT High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT).

Team Entry Fees
$70 per team (minimum of $45 after discounts applied), either cash or check only. Please bring payment on the day of the tournament. Checks should made payable to "Johns Hopkins University."

-$20 for staffers, -$5 per working buzzer set.

Pizza will be sold near lunch time, and various restaurants may be found in the vicinity of Johns Hopkins. To see a full list, please visit

Parking is available at the South Garage, at the flat rate of $8 for the entire day.

Team & Roster Size
There is a maximum of 6 players and a minimum of 1 player on each team - no exceptions without explicit permission from the tournament director. Up to four members may play at once. We recommend no more than four members on a team, so that students may play the maximum number of rounds.

Team Limit
Until one week prior to the registration deadline (March 24), only three teams from a school may register; subsequent teams (up to an additional two, for five total) from the same school will be placed on the waitlist. Following March 24, 2018, two additional teams from that school on the waitlist will be moved off of the waitlist and registered (assuming that there are spots still open).

Team Cap
The field is tentatively capped at 24 teams.

Registration Deadline
Please fill out the registration form ( by March 31st. You should receive a confirmation email from [email protected] within the next few days (if not, please email us ASAP!). By April 4th, please provide us with a tentative roster - it can be changed it later, but having a roster just makes our stats person's job much easier.

If you would like to make any changes to your registration details, email us at [email protected]

Just to recap, here are some important dates:
March 24, 2018: Multiple team deadline (see above)
March 31, 2018: Registration deadline
April 5, 2018: Roster deadline
April 7, 2018: Tournament day!

Don't hesitate to ask! Direct your questions to [email protected].

Re: 4/7/18 - JHU Blue Jay Bowl, Baltimore MD

Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:23 am
by Michael Shang
Current Field

Wilmington Charter/1/3/0
C. Milton Wright/3/1/0
Richard Montgomery/2/4/0
Georgetown Prep/1/3/0
River Hill/1/0/1
Georgetown Day School/2/0/0
Montgomery Blair/1/1/0
T.C. Williams/1/1/0
Winston Churchill/1/0/0




Re: 4/7/18 - JHU Blue Jay Bowl, Baltimore MD

Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:46 am
by Michael Shang
The field is filled! If you're interested in being added to the waitlist, make sure to fill out the Google form by Saturday!

Re: 4/7/18 - JHU Blue Jay Bowl, Baltimore MD

Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:55 pm
by Michael Shang
This tournament happened, and stats can be found here:

Congratulations to Georgetown Day School A, who went 11-1 to win the tournament!

Congratulations to GDS A, Centennial A, Montgomery Blair, and Wilmington Charter for qualifying for the NAQT HSNCT!

If you have any feedback, please feel free to send it to [email protected]

Thank you for coming out, and we look forward to seeing you again next year!