Scholars Bowl

Coach: Mrs. Stephanie Hojnacki Asstant Coach: Mr. Chris Hagedorn

Welcome to Scholars Bowl! We are a group of students who participate in academic competitions throughout greater Kansas City metro area districts and in surrounding rural districts. Tournaments are generally held after school with the exception of state competition, which is held on a Saturday. Within a tournament are rounds, and the number of rounds depends on how the school structures its tournament. Two formats are used: head-to-head round robin with all teams included or pool play round robin. Each round consists of 16 questions—three math, three language arts, three social science, three science, three fine arts (usually), and one toss up. Five people make up a team, although one extra person can accompany the team as an alternate. You can expect an average about 10 invitations from other schools during the year. Each student can participate in eight tournaments.

To letter in Scholars Bowl, you must do the following things:

  • Participate in 50% practices unless excused by a parent or guardian.
  • Attend at least 50% of all varsity tournaments.
  • Attain at least 300 varsity points in the season.
  • Assist in hosting our own tournament.

The team is always a great group of students and we are always welcoming new members. All grades are invited.

Any questions, please contact Mrs. Hojnacki, hojnackis@usd230.org

We will be hosting our home JV tournament on Wednesday, October 25th. ALL team memebers JV/V should plan to work this event. Parents may be asked to help out too!

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