BOSTON, MA (October 18, 2022) - High School Quiz Show®, the academic tournament for Massachusetts high school students from Boston public media producer GBH, has opened registration for its qualifying event called Super Sunday.
Following two years of virtual Super Sunday events, High School Quiz Show will welcome teams from across the Commonwealth in-person to GBH’s studios in Brighton, Massachusetts for Super Sunday on November 6, 2022. The highest-scoring teams will move on to compete in Season 14 of the televised academic tournament; the final bracket will have 16 teams. The deadline to submit a team for participation in the Super Sunday event is November 1. Additional information and registration information can be found at https://www.wgbh.org/quiz-show/register.
“High School Quiz Show is excited to welcome students back to GBH’s studios for Super Sunday,“ said Executive Producer Hillary Wells. “This highly anticipated annual event is a wonderful opportunity for Massachusetts students and coaches to meet counterparts from across the state and be acknowledged and celebrated for their academic prowess. The High School Quiz Show team, from producers to sponsors, look forward to supporting the hard work and dedication of these students.”
All Massachusetts high schools, including public, private, parochial and home schools are eligible to take part in Super Sunday. Each team must include at least one adult coach, four student team members and two student alternates. Gameplay has been adapted for Season 14 to enhance the team aspect of the competition.
Season 14 of High School Quiz Show will premiere on February 4, 2023 on GBH 2 and will be available to stream on the High School Quiz ShowYouTube channel and at highschoolquizshow.org. High School Quiz Show is endorsed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education and the Massachusetts PTA. Major funding for High School Quiz Show is provided by Safety Insurance. Additional funding is provided by the Museum of Science, Massachusetts Teachers Association, Xfinity, UMass Amherst, Eastern Bank and Subaru of New England.
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