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Notes
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Everything (as of 2007 Aug. 20) in a .zip file.

Additions from 2002 or later:

2011 Jul. 23 2011 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2010 Aug. 6 2010 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2010 Jul. 17 Geographic Monstrosity 2, a side event to the 2010 HSNCT
2010 Jul. 17 Geographic Monstrosity, a side event to the 2009 HSNCT
2010 Jul. 3 Added packets to Western Invitational Tournament 1996
2010 Jul. 3 Added packets to Terrapin 1996
2010 Jun. 28 Added packets to Western Invitational Tournament 1999
2010 Jun. 28 Added packets to Cardinal Classic X
2010 Jun. 17 2010 Spring Offensive, an all-history side tournament to the 2010 HSNCT
2010 Mar. 25 2010 Delaware Winter Invitational, a hybrid academic/trash tournament

2009 Dec. 30 2009 RMP Fest, questions by Bruce Arthur et al., Illinois Open/Terrapin Invitational side event
2009 Oct. 5 2009 Jeff Goldblum Memorial Trash Tournament (trash), McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
2009 Oct. 5 2009 Cardinal Classic Movies, questions by Yogesh Raut
2009 Oct. 5 2009 Cardinal Classic, Stanford
2009 Aug. 15 2002 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2009 Aug. 15 2003 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2009 Aug. 15 2004 Maryland High School Classic (high school)
2009 Aug. 15 2004 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2009 Aug. 15 2005 Maryland High School Classic (high school)
2009 Aug. 15 2007 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2009 Aug. 15 2008 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2009 Aug. 15 2009 Harvard International, Harvard
2009 Aug. 15 2009 COMICS (trash), George Berry and Mike Cheyne
2009 Aug. 6 2009 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2009 Mar. 10 2005 TRASHionals (trash)
2009 Mar. 10 2005 TRASH Regionals (trash)

2008 Dec. 3 2007 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college), Valencia Community College
2008 Dec. 3 2008 RMPFest (Religion, Mythology, and Philosophy side event at the Illinois Open), University of Illinois
2008 Oct. 20 2006 Western Invitational Tournament, Berkeley
2008 Oct. 20 2003 Western Invitational Tournament, Berkeley
2008 Sep. 12 Added 1 file to 2008 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2008 Sep. 05 Added 5 files to 2008 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2008 Aug. 25 2007 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2006 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2005 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2004 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2003 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2002 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2001 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 2000 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 25 1999 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2008 Aug. 24 2006 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2005 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2004 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2003 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2002 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2007 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2006 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2004 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2003 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2002 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2001 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2000 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 1999 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2006 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2005 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2004 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2003 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2002 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2001 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 2000 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 1999 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 24 1998 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2008 Aug. 19 2008 Zot Bowl I, held at UCLA (June 28), Truman State, and VCU (both on Aug. 17) (novice)
2008 July 25 2008 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open), July 19, 2008, at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toroton
2008 July 21 2008 The July Crisis (history doubles), questions by Bruce Arthur, Kyle Haddad-Fonda, Chris Chiego, Andrew Wehrman, Billy Beyer, Jon Wong, Seth Kendall, and Peter Austin; part of 2008 Chicago Open weekend
2008 July 21 2008 Chicago Open Movies: The Underrepresentation of Film in Everyday Life, questions by Ray Luo and Yogesh Raut (singles)
2008 July 20 1997 Cavalier Classic, University of Virginia
2008 July 20 2005 ACF Fall, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1996 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1997 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1998 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1999 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1995 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1996 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1997 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1998 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1999 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 2000 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 2001 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2008 July 20 1995 Maryland Classic (High school), University of Maryland
2008 July 20 1996 Maryland Classic (High school), University of Maryland
2008 July 20 Added 7 files to 1997 Les Enfants Terribles, Iowa State University
2008 July 07 2006 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2008 June 19 2008 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2008 June 19 2007 Minnesota Deep Bench, University of Minnesota
2008 June 19 2007 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2008 June 19 2007 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2008 June 19 2005 Manu Ginobili, University of Michigan
2008 June 19 2005 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2008 June 19 2006 JS Mill, University of Michigan
2008 June 19 2007 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2008 June 19 2001 Artaud, University of Michigan
2008 June 19 2003 Auspicious Incident, University of Michigan
2008 June 19 2004 Texas A&M Literature Singles, Texas A&M University (singles)
2008 June 19 2005 Jacopo Pontormo Tournament of Manners, questions by Chris Frankel--side event at 2005 Chicago Open (fine arts singles)
2008 June 19 2006 Mad King Ludwig Memorial, questions by Chris Frankel--side event at 2006 Chicago Open (history doubles)
2008 June 19 2001 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2008 June 19 2002 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2008 June 19 2003 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2008 June 18 2008 FICHTE, questions by Matt Weiner and Jerry Vinokurov
2008 June 18 2008 Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament, University of Minnesota
2008 June 18 2008 Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament, University of Illinois
2008 June 18 2007 PARFAIT, Princeton University
2008 June 18 2006 Early Fall Tournament I, Brown University
2008 June 18 2007 Early Fall Tournament II, Brown University
2008 June 18 2007 Westbrook Experimental Doubles, questions by Ryan Westbrook (doubles)
2008 June 18 2007 Atlantic Seaboard Skirmish, University of Maryland (trash)
2008 June 18 2007 Chris McCray Tournament For Academic Excellence, University of Maryland (trash)
2008 June 18 2006 Benedictas Mikulis Memorial Singles, questions by Jerry Vinokurov (singles)
2008 Apr. 14 2008 Cardinal Classic XVII, Feb. 2, 2008 at Stanford University
2008 Feb. 2 Added Harry Potter theme packet (60 tossups) by Hannah Kirsch, with questions from Steven Gilman, Melissa Siegel, and Chao Huang
2008 Feb. 2 Added Theme Packet by Yogesh Raut to 2006 Ghetto Warz III, Univ. of Southern California
2008 Feb. 2 2007 This Tournament Goes to Eleven (themed rounds, mix of academic and trash), Dec. 1, 2007 at the University of Iowa
2008 Feb. 2 2008 Penn Bowl 2008, held January 26 at U. Penn, Truman State, and Florida State

2007 Nov. 19 2007 Titanomachy, Matt Weiner
2007 Sep. 11 Added 2007 set to New Trier students vs. faculty (high school, students vs. faculty), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2007 Sep. 11 Added 2006 set to New Trier students vs. faculty (high school, students vs. faculty), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2007 Sep. 5 2007 Penn Bowl and Georgia Tech MLK, Jan. 2007
2007 Sep. 4 Added Nintendo theme packet by Mike Bentley to Theme Packets
2007 Sep. 4 2004 Aztlan Cup, UCLA
2007 Sep. 4 2006 Aztlan Cup, UCLA
2007 Aug. 23 Added packet uwo.pdf to 2007 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2007 Aug. 21 2007 Chicago Open Literature Singles (literature singles), questions written by Jonathan Magin, Dave Letzler, Dennis Jang, Chris Borglum, Ahmad Ragab, and Phil Durkos
2007 Aug. 20 Added Star Trek: The Next Generation theme packet by TJG to Theme Packets
2007 Aug. 20 2002 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Aug. 20 2003 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Aug. 20 2004 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Aug. 20 2005 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Aug. 20 2006 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Aug. 20 2001 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 20 2003 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 20 2004 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 20 2005 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 20 2006 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 20 2007 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Aug. 15 2007 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 Aug. 15 2007 The Guns of August (history doubles), Bruce Arthur, part of 2007 Chicago Open Weekend
2007 Aug. 15 2007 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open), June 30, 2007, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.
2007 Aug. 15 2006 Gottfried Keller Trash Open (trash), Univ. of Chicago
2007 Jun. 18 2000 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 Jun. 18 2002 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 Jun. 18 2003 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 Jun. 18 2004 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 Jun. 18 2005 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 May 20 2007 Ghetto Warz IV, Univ. of Southern California
2007 May 19 2006 Maryland Spring Classic Tournament (high school), Univ. of Maryland
2007 May 19 2006 Ghetto Warz III, Univ. of Southern California
2007 Feb 21 Added packet "B2B" to 2006 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open) VIII, July 15, 2006, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.
2007 Feb. 12 2004 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2007 Feb. 12 2005 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2007 Feb. 12 2006 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2007 Feb. 12 2006 ABT High School Solo (high school, all tossups), UIUC
2007 Feb. 2 2005 Mordecai Richler summer trash tournament (trash), Univ. of Chicago
2007 Feb. 2 2006 Maryland William Wirt and Vanderbilt Commodore Classic, Maryland and Vanderbilt
2007 Feb. 2 2006 ACF Fall, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2007 Feb. 2 2007 Sunshine State Invitational, University of Florida

2006 Nov. 28 2006 Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2006 Nov. 28 2005 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2006 Nov. 8 2005 PARFAIT, Princeton University
2006 Nov. 8 2005 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2006 Aug 12 2004 Technophobia IX, Caltech
2006 Aug 12 2006 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open) VIII, July 15, 2006, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.
2006 May 13 OA 2003 MASER (juniorbird), University of South Carolina
2006 Apr. 14 2000 Capital Punishment II (George Washington / George Mason, July 15, 2000)

2005 Nov. 22 2005 Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2005 Nov. 8 2004 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2005 Nov. 8 2005 Mythology Singles 1: Tlazolteotl Chows Down, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 5, 2005
2005 Oct. 7 2004 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2005 Sept. 28 2005 Chicago In-House Theme Tournament (themed rounds, mix of academic and trash), Univ. of Chicago
2005 Aug 27 2005 New Trier students vs. faculty (high school, students vs. faculty, prior years already on archive), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2005 Aug. 6 2005 J'ACCUSE, used at Univ. of Virginia's J'ACCUSE, Berkeley's BLAST, University of Texas's Harrison Bergeron Open, Boston University's Terrier Tussle, UTC's Moon Pie Classic, and Simon Fraser University's Clan Canadian Championship
2005 Aug. 6 2005 Berkeley Movies Tourney (all movies), Berkeley
2005 Aug. 6 2004 Western Invitational Tournament XII, Berkeley
2005 Aug. 6 2005 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open VII (July 16, 2005), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.

2004 Dec. 13 2003 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2004 Nov. 26 2004 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2004 Oct 28 2004 Buzzerfest 2004, Princeton
2004 Oct 28 2004 Berkeley Movies Tourney: Afraid to Ask (all movies), Berkeley
2004 Oct 28 2000 Technophobia V, Caltech
2004 Aug 04 2004 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser University (July 17, 2004)
2004 May 30 2004 New Trier students vs. faculty (high school, students vs. faculty, prior years already on archive), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2004 May 29 2004 Berkeley Late Spring Tournament: I Know Kung Foo, Berkeley (May 22, 2004)
2004 May 21 2003 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser University (July 19, 2003)
2004 Apr. 22 2004 Ghetto Warz, Univ. of Southern California
2004 Feb. 10 2003 Technophobia VIII, Caltech
2004 Feb. 10 2002 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2004 Jan. 20 2002 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser

2003 Dec. 10 2001 Buzzerfest, Princeton
2003 Nov. 24 2003 Baby Hen (novice), Univ. of Delaware
2003 Nov. 21 2003 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2003 Nov. 14 2002 Technophobia VII, Caltech
2003 Nov. 14 1999 Technophobia IV, Caltech
2003 Nov. 14 2002 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 8, George Washington University
2003 Nov. 14 2001 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 7, George Washington University
2003 Nov. 14 2002 Beltway Bandits 6 (trash), George Washington University
2003 Oct. 15 2001 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2003 Sept. 22 1998-2003 New Trier students vs. faculty (high school, students vs. faculty), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2003 Sept. 19 2001 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2003 Sept. 19 2002 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2003 Aug. 18 Wake Forest Misc., Wake Forest
2003 Aug. 18 1999 Western Invitational Tournament 7, UC-Berkeley
2003 Aug. 18 1997 Dork Bowl I (may largely duplicate BYU PM IV?), Vanderbilt
2003 Aug. 18 1998 Penn Bowl 7, University of Pennsylvania
2003 Aug. 18 1997 Les Enfants Terribles, Iowa State University
2003 Aug. 18 1996 Beautiful and Damned, Iowa State University
2003 Aug. 18 2003 Berkeley Movies Tourney: Grant Me an Audience (all movies), Berkeley
2003 July 27 1997 Gateway Invitational Tournament, Washington University
2003 July 27 1997 Western Invitational Tournament 5, UC-Berkeley
2003 July 27 1993 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
2003 July 27 1995 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
2003 July 27 1996 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
2003 July 27 1997 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
2003 July 27 1999 Vanderbilt Fall Invitational, Vanderbilt Univ.
2003 July 25 1999 SNEWT III (novice), Swarthmore
2003 July 25 1998 South Carolina Invitational, University of South Carolina
2003 July 25 1998 Nittany Lion Invitational / Technophobia III, Penn State University / Caltech
2003 July 25 1997 Terrapin, Univ. of Maryland
2003 July 25 1997 Ad Hoc Bowl II, Univ. of Maryland
2003 July 25 1997 On Beyond Zebra, Univ. of Illinois
2003 July 25 1999 T-Party, Harvard
2003 July 25 1998 T-Party, Harvard
2003 July 25 1996 Technophobia One, Caltech
2003 July 25 1997 Terrier Tussle 6, Boston University
2003 July 25 1999 Perpetual Motion 6, BYU
2003 July 25 1998 Perpetual Motion 5, BYU
2003 July 25 1997 Perpetual Motion 4, BYU
2003 May 25 1998 Quesadilla One, Caltech
2003 May 25 2003 Cardinal Classic XIII / Elvis Aaron Presley Memorial / Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 9, Stanford

2002 Nov. 25 2000 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2002 Nov. 25 1999 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2002 Nov. 05 2002 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2002 Nov. 03 2002 Mad City Masters, Madison, WI
2002 Nov. 01 2001 Western Invitational Tournament 9, UC-Berkeley
2002 Nov. 01 1998 Western Invitational Tournament 6, UC-Berkeley
2002 Oct. 22 2002 Western Invitational Tournament 10, UC-Berkeley
2002 Oct. 20 2002 Cardinal Classic XII, Stanford
2002 Oct. 18 2001 Herbert Spencer Memorial (singles), George Washington University
2002 Oct. 18 2001 Mark Discordia Memorial (singles), UC-Berkeley
2002 Oct. 18 2001 St. Louis Open, Washington University
2002 Aug. 18 2002 Science Masters, UC-Berkeley
2002 Aug. 03 2002 Thomas Jefferson, (high school)


Everything:

2010 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
2010 Aug. 6 2009 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open)
Geographic Monstrosity 2, a side event to the 2010 HSNCT
2010 Spring Offensive, an all-history side tournament to the 2010 HSNCT
2010 Delaware Winter Invitational, a hybrid academic/trash tournament

Geographic Monstrosity, a side event to the 2009 HSNCT
2009 RMP Fest, questions by Bruce Arthur et al., Illinois Open/Terrapin Invitational side event
2009 Jeff Goldblum Memorial Trash Tournament (trash), McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
2009 Cardinal Classic Movies, questions by Yogesh Raut
2009 Cardinal Classic, Stanford
2009 Harvard International, Harvard
2009 COMICS (trash), George Berry and Mike Cheyne
2005 TRASHionals (trash)
2005 TRASH Regionals (trash)

2008 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2008 RMPFest (Religion, Mythology, and Philosophy side event at the Illinois Open), University of Illinois
2008 Zot Bowl I, held at UCLA (June 28), Truman State, and VCU (both on Aug. 17) (novice)
2008 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open), July 19, 2008, at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto
2008 The July Crisis (history doubles), questions by Bruce Arthur, Kyle Haddad-Fonda, Chris Chiego, Andrew Wehrman, Billy Beyer, Jon Wong, Seth Kendall, and Peter Austin; part of 2008 Chicago Open weekend
2008 Chicago Open Movies: The Underrepresentation of Film in Everyday Life, questions by Ray Luo and Yogesh Raut (singles)
2008 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2008 FICHTE, questions by Matt Weiner and Jerry Vinokurov
2008 Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament, University of Minnesota
2008 Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament, University of Illinois
2008 Cardinal Classic XVII, Feb. 2, 2008 at Stanford University
2008 Penn Bowl, held January 26 at U. Penn, Truman State, and Florida State

2007 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2007 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college), Valencia Community College
2007 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2007 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2007 Minnesota Deep Bench, University of Minnesota
2007 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2007 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2007 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2007 PARFAIT, Princeton University
2007 Early Fall Tournament II, Brown University
2007 Westbrook Experimental Doubles, questions by Ryan Westbrook (doubles)
2007 Atlantic Seaboard Skirmish, University of Maryland (trash)
2007 Chris McCray Tournament For Academic Excellence, University of Maryland (trash)
2007 This Tournament Goes to Eleven (themed rounds, mix of academic and trash), Dec. 1, 2007 at the University of Iowa
2007 Titanomachy, Matt Weiner
2007 Penn Bowl and Georgia Tech MLK, Jan. 2007
2007 Chicago Open Literature Singles (literature singles), questions written by Jonathan Magin, Dave Letzler, Dennis Jang, Chris Borglum, Ahmad Ragab, and Phil Durkos
2007 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2007 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2007 The Guns of August (history doubles), Bruce Arthur, part of 2007 Chicago Open Weekend
2007 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open), June 30, 2007, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.
2007 Ghetto Warz IV, Univ. of Southern California
2007 Sunshine State Invitational, University of Florida

2006 Western Invitational Tournament, Berkeley
2006 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2006 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2006 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2006 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2006 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2006 JS Mill, University of Michigan
2006 Mad King Ludwig Memorial, questions by Chris Frankel--side event for 2006 Chicago Open (history doubles)
2006 Benedictas Mikulis Memorial Singles, questions by Jerry Vinokurov (singles)
2006 Early Fall Tournament I, Brown University
2006 Aztlan Cup, UCLA
2006 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2006 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2006 Gottfried Keller Trash Open (trash), Univ. of Chicago
2006 Maryland Spring Classic Tournament (high school), Univ. of Maryland
2006 Ghetto Warz III, Univ. of Southern California
2006 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2006 ABT High School Solo (high school, all tossups), UIUC
2006 Maryland William Wirt and Vanderbilt Commodore Classic, Maryland and Vanderbilt
2006 ACF Fall, Academic Competition Federation (see also the ACF Question Archive)
2006 Scobol Solo(high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2006 VETO (Vancouver Estival Trivia Open) VIII, July 15, 2006, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.

2005 Maryland High School Classic (high school)
2005 TRASHionals (trash)
2005 TRASH Regionals (trash)
2005 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2005 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2005 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2005 ACF Fall, Academic Competition Federation
2005 Manu Ginobili, University of Michigan
2005 Terrapin, University of Maryland
2005 Jacopo Pontormo Tournament of Manners, questions by Chris Frankel--side event at Chicago Open (fine arts singles)
2005 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2005 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2005 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2005 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2005 Mordecai Richler summer trash tournament (trash), Univ. of Chicago
2005 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2005 PARFAIT, Princeton University
2005 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2005 Scobol Solo(high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2005 Mythology Singles 1: Tlazolteotl Chows Down, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 5, 2005
2005 Chicago In-House Theme Tournament (themed rounds, mix of academic and trash), Univ. of Chicago
2005 J'ACCUSE, used at Univ. of Virginia's J'ACCUSE, Berkeley's BLAST, University of Texas's Harrison Bergeron Open, Boston University's Terrier Tussle, UTC's Moon Pie Classic, and Simon Fraser University's Clan Canadian Championship
2005 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open VII (July 16, 2005), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.
2005 Berkeley Movies Tourney (all movies), Berkeley

2004 Maryland High School Classic (high school)
2004 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2004 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2004 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2004 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2004 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2004 Texas A&M Literature Singles, Texas A&M University (singles)
2004 Aztlan Cup, UCLA
2004 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2004 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2004 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2004 Ann B. Davis Tournament (pop culture), University of Michigan
2004 Technophobia IX, Caltech
2004 Delta Burke Invitational (community-college level), Valencia Community College
2004 Bulldogs Over Broadway, Yale University
2004 Western Invitational Tournament XII, Berkeley
2004 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2004 Buzzerfest 2004, Princeton
2004 Berkeley Movies Tourney 2004: Afraid to Ask (all movies), Berkeley
2004 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser University (July 17, 2004)
2004 Berkeley Late Spring Tournament: I Know Kung Foo, Berkeley (May 22, 2004)
2004 Ghetto Warz, Univ. of Southern California

2003 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2003 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2003 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2003 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2003 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2003 Auspicious Incident, University of Michigan
2003 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2003 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2003 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2003 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2003 MASER (juniorbird), University of South Carolina
2003 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2003 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser University (July 19, 2003)
2003 Technophobia VIII, Caltech
2003 Baby Hen (novice), Univ. of Delaware
2003 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2003 Berkeley Movies Tourney 2003: Grant Me an Audience (all movies), Berkeley
2003 Cardinal Classic XIII / Elvis Aaron Presley Memorial / Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 9, Stanford

2002 Maryland High School Invitational (high school)
2002 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2002 Moc Masters, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2002 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2002 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2002 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2002 Illinois Open, University of Illinois
2002 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2002 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2002 Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, Simon Fraser
2002 Technophobia VII, Caltech
2002 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 8, George Washington University
2002 Beltway Bandits 6 (trash), George Washington University
2002 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2002 Cardinal Classic XII, Stanford
2002 Mad City Masters, Madison, WI
2002 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2002 Science Masters, UC-Berkeley
2002 Thomas Jefferson, (high school)
2002 Western Invitational Tournament 10, UC-Berkeley

2001 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2001 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2001 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2001 Artaud, University of Michigan
2001 Kentucky Wildcat, University of Kentucky
2001 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
2001 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2001 Buzzerfest, Princeton
2001 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 7, George Washington University
2001 Delta Burke Invitational (junior-college level), Valencia Community College
2001 New Trier Scobol Solo (high school singles, all tossups), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
2001 Cardinal Classic XI, Stanford
2001 Herbert Spencer Memorial (singles), George Washington University
2001 Mark Discordia Memorial (singles), UC-Berkeley
2001 St. Louis Open, Washington University
2001 Western Invitational Tournament 9, UC-Berkeley

2000 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
2000 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2000 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2000 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
2000 Chicago Open, Univ. of Chicago
2000 Capital Punishment II (George Washington / George Mason, July 15, 2000)
2000 Technophobia V, Caltech
2000 Beltway Bandits (trash), George Washington University
2000 Cardinal Classic X, Stanford
2000 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 6, George Washington University
2000 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
2000 TRASHionals Theme Rounds (trash)

1999 Sword Bowl, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (juniorbird)
1999 Moon Pie Classic, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
1999 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
1999 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation
1999 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
1999 Cardinal Classic IX, Stanford
1999 MLK Tournament, University of Michigan
1999 Technophobia IV, Caltech
1999 Terrier Tussle 8, Boston University
1999 TRASHionals Theme Rounds (trash)
1999 UC-Irvine Open
1999 Perpetual Motion 6, BYU
1999 T-Party, Harvard
1999 SNEWT III (novice), Swarthmore
1999 Vanderbilt Fall Invitational, Vanderbilt Univ.
1999 Western Invitational Tournament 7, UC-Berkeley

1998 COTKU (Center of the Known Universe), University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
1998 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation
1998 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
1998 Quesadilla One, Caltech
1998 Ann B. Davis Tournament (trash), University of Michigan
1998 Cardinal Classic VIII, Stanford
1998 Juan Carlos Viscerra Memorial 4, George Washington University
1998 Western Invitational Tournament 6, UC-Berkeley
1998 Perpetual Motion 5, BYU
1998 T-Party, Harvard
1998 Nittany Lion Invitational / Technophobia III, Penn State University / Caltech
1998 South Carolina Invitational, University of South Carolina
1998 Penn Bowl 7, University of Pennsylvania

1997 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation
1997 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
1997 Ann B. Davis Tournament (trash), University of Michigan
1997 Cavalier Classic, University of Virginia
1997 Perpetual Motion 4, BYU
1997 Terrier Tussle 6, Boston University
1997 On Beyond Zebra, Univ. of Illinois
1997 Terrapin, Univ. of Maryland
1997 Ad Hoc Bowl II, Univ. of Maryland
1997 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
1997 Western Invitational Tournament 5, UC-Berkeley
1997 Gateway Invitational Tournament, Washington University
1997 Les Enfants Terribles, Iowa State University
1997 Dork Bowl I (may largely duplicate BYU PM IV?), Vanderbilt

1996 ACF Nationals, Academic Competition Federation
1996 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
1996 Ann B. Davis Tournament (trash), University of Michigan
1996 Beaver Bonspiel III, MIT
1996 BYU Tournament
1996 Johns Hopkins Tournament
1996 Marion Barry Fraud Bowl (trash)
1996 Maryland Classic (High school), University of Maryland
1996 New Hampshire Anti-Primary, Dartmouth
1996 Penn Bowl VI
1996 Philly Experiment 3
1996 Terrapin Invitational, University of Maryland
1996 WHAMMO (trash)
1996 Western Invitational Tournament 4, UC-Berkeley
1996 Technophobia One, Caltech
1996 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia
1996 Beautiful and Damned, Iowa State University

1995 ACF Regionals, Academic Competition Federation
1995 Ad Hoc Bowl
1995 Beaver Bonspiel II, MIT
1995 BYU Tournament
1995 Iowa State
1995 Maryland Classic (High school), University of Maryland
1995 Nittany Lion Invitational, Penn State University
1995 Oklahoma
1995 Paul Bunyan Masters Tournament, University of Minnesota
1995 Philly Experiment 2
1995 T Party, Harvard
1995 Terrapin Invitational, University of Maryland
1995 Dinah Shore Memorial Tournament, Vanderbilt
1995 Western Invitational Tournament 3, UC-Berkeley
1995 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia

1994 ACF Regionals
1994 Andrew Martinez
1994 Big Bowl (Cal vs. Stanford)
1994 BYU Tournament
1994 Iron City Inquisition, University of Pittsburgh
1994 Penn Bowl IV
1994 Penn State
1994 Questions on the Crum, Swarthmore
1994 Western Invitational Tournament 2, UC-Berkeley

1993 Carleton
1993 Dizzy Gillespie/Sun Ra, University of Minnesota
1993 Illinois
1993 Penn Bowl III
1993 Penn State
1993 Questions on the Crum, Swarthmore
1993 Wahoo War of the Minds, Univ. of Virginia

1992 ACF Regionals
1992 Beaver Bonspiel, MIT
1992 Terrier Tussle, Boston University

1989 US Open
, Georgia Tech
1989 Allen Ludden Memorial 1989, Auburn

Wake Forest Misc., Wake Forest


1998-2007 New Trier students vs. faculty (high school , students vs. faculty), New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)

Theme Packets


ACF Question Archive Lots of good stuff here!


Stats Program
We highly recommend the quiz bowl stats program SQBS, written by our own Chris Sewell.  SQBS is a user-friendly, flexible Windows program that produces round-by-round stats and web pages for easy posting.  We use SQBS at all of our tournaments.

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This page is hosted by the Stanford University Quiz Bowl Club, and maintained by its webmasters. Many thanks to Shawn Pickrell, who provided the initial batch of questions, Eric Albert, who set up the archive at Stanford, and Peter McCorquodale, Doug O'Neal, Mike Sweeney, Chris Sloan, David Levinson, Rob Hentzel, Joshua Solomin, Edmund Schluessel, Chris Borglum, David Reinstein, Roger Craig, Peter McCorquodale, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Ray Luo, Matt Weiner, Andrew Yaphe, Seth Teitler, Eric Douglass, Mike Wehrman, Travis Vitello, Donald Taylor, Craig Barker, Mik Larsen, Mike Bentley, Ryan Westbrook, Adam Kemezis, Will Turner, Chris Frankel, Mike Sorice, TJG, Bruce Arthur, Jonathan Magin, Dave Letzler, Dennis Jang, Ahmad Ragab, Phil Durkos, Paul Drube, Eric Mukherjee, Yogesh Raut, Hannah Kirsch, and Charlie Dees for their contributions.