Get your buzzers ready! The annual Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2022” is on its way back to allow talented high school students from across the state to showcase their intellect Saturday, April 23, starting at 9 a.m.
Since 1985, we’ve celebrated and recognized scholarship with “Arkansas Quiz Bowl” and, this year, a total of 14 teams in seven conferences will take on the challenge for state titles and scholarship awards. Our 2022 broadcasts will air in two parts – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. – and you’ll be able to watch with us on broadcast or livestreaming at myarpbs.org/watchlive.
The first round of matching beginning at 9 a.m. will include, in order of appearance:
· 2A – Haas Hall Bentonville vs. Life Way Christian (Centerton).
· 7A – Fort Smith Southside vs. Rogers.
· 4A – Subiaco Academy vs. Berryville.
· 5A – Valley View vs. Batesville.
Matches will resume at 1:30 p.m. and feature, in order of appearance:
· 3A – Mountain View vs. Centerpoint.
· 6A – Benton vs. Russellville.
· 1A – Haas Hall Rogers vs. Norfork.
“Arkansas Quiz Bowl” matches feature a series of questions the requires players to display their knowledge in literature, math, science, history, art music and economics. Each match last approximately an hour and will also be available streaming on YouTube at bit.ly/2022quizbowl.
These broadcasts, held in coordination with the Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association, have been an Arkansas PBS tradition celebrating and recognizing scholarship in The Natural State for more than 30 years.
In preparation for the state championship matches, the Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association holds regional tournaments around the state during March. Teams are assigned to a site, and a random drawing places the teams on the pairing schedule. A percentage of teams in the tournament advance to the state tournament. The top two teams from each classification advance to the State Conference Finals. Winners will have the chance to represent The Natural State in national tournaments. Learn more about the competition and AGQBA at arquizbowl.org.
Major funding for “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2022” is provided by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.
Saturday, April 23, 2022
“Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2022,” 9 a.m.