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

High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island

For Rhode Island high school students looking to brandish their brain power 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®.

WHAT IS 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. 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

All public, private, and parochial high schools in Rhode Island are eligible to participate.

  • Each team must include four (4) participating students and up to two (2) alternates
  • Each team must have at least one (1) adult coach
  • Participating students must be currently enrolled in the school they represent
  • Participating schools may register a maximum of one (1) team
  • Family members of Rhode Island PBS employees may not participate on a High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island team
  • Only schools that have officially registered and meet the eligibility requirements* will be invited by Rhode Island PBS to take the qualifying quiz to determine the eight competing teams.

WHAT IS THE QUALIFYING QUIZ?

The Qualifying Quiz is a one-day event which will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 (backup: Sunday, October 22) to determine the eight teams that compete in televised matches of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island.

HOW DOES A SCHOOL REGISTER FOR THE QUALIFYING QUIZ?

Schools must register their team between August 28, 2017 at noon through September 29, 2017 at 2pm.  Click here to register.

Due to limited space, only the first 24 teams to register will be able to take part in the Qualifying Quiz on Super Sunday at Rhode Island PBS. Should a team drop out, the 25th team to register will take that open spot. Should another team drop out, the 26th team will take that spot and so on. 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER A SCHOOL TEAM QUALIFIES?

Once notified of selection, the eight school teams will face off in seven single-elimination rounds, taped at Rhode Island PBS studios over two consecutive days in one weekend on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2017 (back-up: Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19)

WHEN WILL HIGH SCHOOL QUIZ SHOW: RHODE ISLAND BE ON TELEVISION?

High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island will air over seven weeks in 2018 (broadcast dates to be announced).

HOW CAN MY BUSINESS SUPPORT THIS ACADEMIC COMPETITION?

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Debra Hall, Director of Development, at 401-222-3636 x339 or via dhall@ripbs.org.

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High School Quiz Show®, the High School Quiz Show logo and its related indicia are trademarks of WGBH Educational Foundation, used under license.

Important Dates

Super Sunday Qualifying Quiz:
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Team Competition and Taping: Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2017

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Debra Hall, Director of Development, at 401-222-3636 x339 or via dhall@ripbs.org.

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Sponsored in part by

Rhode Island FoundationRhode Island Foundation