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Junior Bible Quiz
District Finals 2016

District Finals 2016
Information Page

Q: How do we register our team?
Q: How do we register our officials?
Q: How do we order our lunch?
Q: How do we order our tee shirt?
Q: What about childcare
Q: Which area motels are recommended?
Q: Where are the area restaurants?
Q: Please explain the tournament format.
Q: What is the tournament schedule?
Q: Will there be a Bible Master competition?


Q: How do we register our team?

A: Registration fee is $45.00 per team. This year's competition is open to any North Texas Junior Bible Quiz team, but you must place your team in the correct division.  Click here for the descriptions of the levels.

NOTE: Only Advanced Level teams may qualify for Regional or National Finals.

Registration is CLOSED


Q: How do we register our officials?

A: All teams must supply at least two qualified officials.  You can register those officials at the same time you register your team - OR - you may edit your team's registration to include your officials.  Team and officials registration must be complete by March 13.

Minimum age of officials:

  • Quizmasters: at least 18 years old
  • Judges: at least 16 years old*
  • Score/Time Keepers: at least 16 years old*
    • *If under 16, a judge/scorekeeper/timekeeper must be a previous quizzer AND have approval of an Area Coordinator

Additionally, all officials must pass the online Kentucky certification test.  Please email us for the required username and password.

When your officials have been certified, please register your team and your officials on the same registration form

NOTE:  If you have already submitted your team registration, use the link on your confirmation email to edit your registration to include officials. 

Registration is CLOSED

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Q: How do we order our lunch?

A: All teams must eat on-site.  This year we will have an all-you-can-eat lunch in the SAGU cafeteria.  Price is $6.50 per person.  You must order your tickets in advance.

Lunch orders are CLOSED


Q: How do we order our tee shirt?

A: The 2016 District Finals tee shirt is a wonderful way to reward your quizzers for a job well done this year.  Quizzers love to look back at their shirts years later and remember each District Finals they quizzed at!

The back of the shirt will list the names of all teams who have registered for District Finals by March 13.  This year's theme is "Young Lions of Judah" and the shirt will reflect that theme. Click the picture for a larger view.

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Shirt prices:

  • Youth sizes: $11
  • Adult sizes: $13

Shirt orders are CLOSED

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Q: What about childcare?

A: In order to be fair to all teams, no child under quizzing age may be in quiz rooms. We will not provide childcare this year, so we encourage families to leave their young children home with a grandparent, a friend, or sitter. 


Q: What motels are nearby?

A:  There are many motels near SAGU.  Here is a map of Waxahachie motels.  Scroll around to find more! 


Q: What restaurants are nearby?

A:  There are many restaurants near SAGU.  Most are located along US 77.  Use this map to find a restaurant for your group.  Remember that restaurants are very busy on Friday night, so allow plenty of time for your group to eat before check-in.

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Q: Please explain the tournament format.

A: Teams in each division will play a complete round robin within their own division. Ties will be broken as determined by head-to-head competition.

The Advanced Level will play a complete Round Robin. Intermediate and Beginner may be seeded into divisions, depending on the number of teams we have participating.

The winner of the Advanced division will be considered the North Texas District's 2015-2016 champion and will be qualified to compete at the National JBQ Festival in June. That same team and the advanced-level teams in 2nd through 7th places will be qualified to compete at the South Central Region's JBQ Finals in April.  Only four North Texas teams may compete at National Finals.

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Q: What is the schedule for the tournament?

A: Each division follows its own schedule for the weekend.  Advanced and Intermediate levels will check in and begin quizzing Friday evening, and Beginner level teams will check in and begin quizzing Saturday morning.  Here is a TENTATIVE schedule for the weekend (revised March 22).

NOTE FRIDAY EVENING:

  • Beginners are NOT quizzing on Friday night, however, we will have an activity for them in the Schaeffer auditorium if they need to be on campus while the older quizzers are quizzing.
  • Intermediates are quizzing 3 rounds on Friday night.
  • Advanced are quizzing 2 rounds on Friday night.
  • Master Seal Preliminaries are Friday night.

Q: Will there be a Bible Master competition?

A: Yes!  Our 14th annual Bible Master competition is open to any quizzer who has earned his or her Bible Master seal.  The preliminary round(s) will take place after team check-in on Friday.  The top Bible Masters from the preliminary round will play the championship round in the sanctuary in front of the entire North Texas group.  Will you be the winner of the coveted 2016 Bible Master trophy? Sign up for the competition during team check-in.  Here are the official rules.


Q: Will there be a 10-Point Cup competition?

A:  Yes!  The quizzers who answered the most 10-point questions during the weekend's competition will be able to compete for the 10-Point Cup before our awards ceremony.  Quizzers who qualify for the competition will be notified after regular quiz rounds end.  Here are the official rules.


Registration Deadlines


Team & Officials Registration
CLOSED

Lunch Orders
CLOSED

Tee Shirt Orders
CLOSED


Mail your team registration confirmation page and your payment to:

NTD Junior Bible Quiz
PO Box 838
Waxahachie, TX
75168-0838