2017-18 High School Quiz Bowl Pre-Season Rankings

Thank you to everyone for your patience while I put this together. I know it’s about a month later than usual. Getting licensed as a pharmacist required me to focus on two exams, which I’ve taken and have fortunately passed. I’m glad to be able to launch my next year of working on the rankings, which I’ve been doing since 2010.
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TOP TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY Quiz Bowl Teams – 2017 Pre-Nationals

Here are the final rankings for the 2016-17 quiz bowl season. 30 states, as well as Canada and Singapore, are represented, with Oklahoma and China narrowly missing out on having competitors in the top 250.

On paper, DCC A would appear to be the clear favorite this year, but it of course comes down to the actual performances at the national championships to determine who will win those. And there’s a very deep bench of teams able to take them on – any of the top 10 winning a national wouldn’t surprise me, and anyone in the top 30 pulling off key victories could turn HSNCT or NSC’s results on their ear.

Congratulations to everyone on all of their successes this year, and best of luck to teams competing at the NSC, HSNCT, and NASAT.

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