It’s time to put your skills to the test and show us how smart you really are. Apply to compete in our Convention Competitions Scholar Bowl!

Eligibility

  • Open only to active Phi Theta Kappa members registered for PTK Catalyst 2019
  • Space is limited to 40 people
  • Members may participate in one on site competition
  • Registration Deadline:  March 28, 2019, CT, or until all spaces are filled

Prizes

  • Winning Team Members (5):  $100 Scholarship each
  • Competing Team Members (5):  $50 Scholarship each

Tournament Structure

  • Eight teams will compete in a single-elimination style tournament
  • Contestants will be selected and formed into five-person teams by lottery
  • Requests to partner with other contestants to form a five-person team will be considered, but not guaranteed
  • Teams will be aligned by division. If there are not enough contestants representing a division, contestants from other divisions may be substituted

Competition Schedule
The quarterfinal and semifinal rounds (6 matches) will be conducted in the Convention Marketplace.
The final round will be conducted during General Session 4, Saturday April 6 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.

Download Official Rules

Download Tournament Bracket

Registration Link
Note:  You must register for Catalyst 2019 prior to registering for this competition.

Video Competition

Thursday, April 4

12:00 pm Teams Arrive & Begin Check-In Hall EF
12:30 pm Mandatory Orientation* Hall EF
1:00 pm Division I Quarterfinal - Match 1 Hall EF
1:30 pm Division II Quarterfinal - Match 2 Hall EF

Friday, April 5

8:00 am Division III Quarterfinal - Match 3 Hall EF
8:30 am Division IV Quarterfinal - Match 4 Hall EF
4:30 pm East Semifinal Match - Match 5 Hall EF
5:00 pm West Semifinal Match - Match 6 Hall EF

Saturday, April 6

11:00 am Championship Match - General Session 4 Osceola Ballroom

*If your team is not competing on Thursday, you may be excused after orientation.