International Quiz Bowl Tournaments will be hosting its first Undergraduate Championship on March 4, 2023.
John Lawrence will be the head editor. Other category editors are Will Alston, Matt Bollinger, Emmett Laurie, Evan Lynch, and Eric Mukherjee. Fred Morlan will be the tournament director.
The difficulty of this set will be three dots per the College Quiz Bowl Calendar Difficulty Scale.
This tournament will be hosted online.
The entry fee will be $325 per team.
Universities and colleges are eligible to register multiple teams for this tournament if they qualify at the IQBT Undergraduate Championship Qualification Event.
The field will initially be capped at 30 teams, but it will be expanded as interest and staffing allows.
Information about eligibility
Teams may only be made up of teams that qualify as undergraduate students, per the following information.
A competition year is defined as beginning August 1 of a year and concludes on the subsequent July 31.
A postsecondary degree is an associate’s, bachelor’s, doctorate, or master’s degree.
An accredited school is one that offers classes towards earning a postsecondary degree.
A class is a course taken for credit at an accredited school. Classes include practical experiences such as internships or work placement programs. Classes may be taken online.
An undergraduate student is defined as:
• Having graduated from high school or have completed a GED.
• Having not graduated with a postsecondary degree (excluding associate’s degrees taking fewer than four years to earn) before the competition year.
• Having completed no more than ten semesters of post-high school education.
• Taking two classes over the competition year.
To compete in the fall semester, an undergraduate student must be taking two “normal” classes worth of credit at the time, where, for a traditional, two semester per academic year college, each class would be worth 3.0 credit hours.
To compete in the spring semester, an undergraduate student must be taking or have taken a total of two “normal” classes worth of credit over the academic year, where, for a traditional, two semester per academic year college, each class would be worth 3.0 credit hours. Students who fulfill this requirement and graduated after the fall semester are eligible in the spring semester.
The question distribution of subjects on a per round basis is as follows:
Teams that have additional questions may contact Fred Morlan at firstname.lastname@example.org.