2017 - 2018 Golden Bear Quiz Bowl

Community Quiz Bowl.

  March 16th, 2018 6 pm

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Congratulations to the Bears for qualifying for Nationals for the 19th time.

The Bears are attentively planning to travel to Orlando in June 2018.


Congratulations to Bishop Garrigan, Forest City, and North Iowa on finishing in the top 3 in the conference!

 Confirmation LetterRules  - Preliminary Round Results - Playoff Results (all p.df/Acrobat)

Garrigan hosted their annual quiz bowl tournament on October 14, 2017.

Congratulations to the top finishers:  Ankeny, Bishop Heelan, & St. Edmond.

PRELIMINARY ROUND RESULTS:  Alphabetically - Ranked  (.pdf/Acrobat)

 2017 Confirmation Letter  - Complete Rules - Brief Rule Summary  - 2017 Schedule  (All Acrobat/.pdf format)

2017 TOURNAMENT QUESTIONS (Acrobat/.pdf format):

The Bears traveled to Nationals in New Orleans for nationals May 25 - 31.
National participants were senior Levi Capesius; juniors Ben Degen and Sam Trainer; and sophomores Logan Heying and Gabe Trainer.


Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Caitlin Thilges Gabe Trainer Jenna Heinen Reese Rosenmeyer
Trevor Darling Ashlyn Harrington Grant Bormann Joey Trainer
Sammy Trainer Bryce Capesius Cade Winkel Sean Davis
Ben Degen John Meis Jordan Hansen  Aric Laubenthal
Tommy Kollasch Sami Darling  Noah Bronk
Nolan Greene Logan Heying Abbi Heying 
Will Eggers Aidan Koob  Amanda Thilges
Myles Koob Brad Capesius  
Drew Hansen TJ Schnurr  
John Capesius  
October 14 Bishop Garrigan
2 Bishop Garrigan Teams made playoffs,
seeded 6th and 16th
October 21 Ankeny Centenial

Bishop Garrigan made playoffs and 
finished in 3rd place overall, 
losing only to Waukee and Ankeny

November 4 Algona High

Bishop Garrigan won the varsity championship
(qualifying for nationals)
and tied for the JV championship.

November 11 Bishop Garrigan (Top of Iowa Confernce)

 Bishop Garrigan won the conference championship,
 and a second BGHS team 
finished in 4th place overall.

November 18 IQBL(Waukee)
Logan Heying was the 3rd overall player.
December 2 Spirit Lake

Garrigan was seated second in playoffs and lost to the champions- Bishop Helan

December 6 3-2-1

Garrigan scored 286, which was the third
highest score in Iowa and placed the team
in the top third of all schools nationwide.

December 9 South O'Brien

Bishop Garrigan competed in the varsity division 
at the South O'Brien quiz bowl in Paullina.

March 3 - 9 (TBA) ISU Virtual Quiz Bowl

March 17 Community Quiz Bowl

April 4 3-2-1 Quiz Bowl

June 16 - 17 National Academic Championship (Orlando)


National Qualifying Teams

Quiz Bowl MVPs