High School Quiz Show: Rhode IslandHigh School Quiz Show: Rhode Island

About High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island

For Rhode Island high school students looking to brandish their brainpower among peers and professors for the glory of winning a championship title, welcome to the WSBE Rhode Island PBS production of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island®.

High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island is a team-based single-elimination competition among qualifying high schools in Rhode Island. High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island invites academic excellence and collegial competition in pursuit of scholastic achievement and recognition. Team registration is in September; qualifying quiz takes place in October; team competition and taping the show happens in mid-November.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions and information about registering your school’s team, the qualifying quiz, how the competition is played, and what the important dates are to note for the new season.


About Our First Season’s Host 

John O'HurleyJohn O'Hurley

John O’Hurley was the host of the first season of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island®. The award-winning television and Broadway actor, voice-over talent, composer, and best-selling author is best known for his wry and witty portrayal of J. Peterman on Seinfeld. Mr. O’Hurley hosted Family Feud for four seasons, and was a celebrity contestant in the first season of Dancing with the Stars. Mr. O’Hurley is a graduate of Providence College.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Debra Hall, Director of Development, at 401-222-3636 x339, or dhall@ripbs.org or Gretta Jacobs, Corporate Relations Manager, at 401-222-3636 x381, or gjacobs@ripbs.org

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Important Dates

Registration: Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 28

Super Sunday: October 21

Competition (Taping): Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11

Sponsored in part by

Rhode Island FoundationRhode Island Foundation