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 Host

John O'HurleyJohn O'Hurley The host of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island® is John O’Hurley. 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. The host of Family Feud for four seasons, and a celebrity contestant in the first season of Dancing with the Stars, Mr. O’Hurley is also a graduate of Providence College. He returns to Providence to host the two-day single-elimination tournament that will crown one champion among eight qualifying high school teams. For more information, click here.

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

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Important Dates

Super Sunday Qualifying Quiz:
October 2018 - Date TBA

Team Competition and Taping: two consectutive days in one weekend in November 2018 - Dates TBA

Sponsored in part by

Rhode Island FoundationRhode Island Foundation