JBQ Snow Bowl

December 1, 2018

2018 Snow Bowl Information


Q: Who may compete at the Snow Bowl?

A: Advanced level teams from any district may compete at the Snow Bowl.  Competition will be challenging, as many of the teams are regular National JBQ Festival attendees.


Q: What is the format of competition?

A: Quizzing will be over entire JBQ Fact-Pak. We will play one complete round robin with all registered teams. Two-way ties between teams will be broken by head-to-head competition. Three-way ties will be broken by total points. Individual ties will be broken by number of quiz-outs.

We will also have a Master Seal competition after the team competition is finished.


Q: How do we register and pay?

A: Please click here to register your team. 

When you receive your confirmation email, mail a copy of that email and a $50.00 check payable to the church's JBQ coordinator: John-Paul Brown.

John-Paul Brown
1055 E. Oak St.
Wylie, TX  75098

You can call or text John-Paul Brown at 214-843-5178.


Q: What is the registration fee?

A: The registration fee is $50.00 per team.
Registration deadline is November 25, 2018.  

Payments are non-refundable.

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Q: When and where is the tournament held?

A: Saturday, December 1, 2018

First at Firewheel
5500 Lavon Drive
Garland, TX 75040
972-495-5011

Q: Are there awards?

A: Absolutely!

Every team will receive a plaque, and the top four teams will also receive a snow globe.

The top ten all-around individual quizzers as well as the top three 10-point quizzers will receive awards.

In addition, each quizzer on every team will receive a ticket for a prize to be given out during the awards ceremony.


Q: What is the schedule for the tournament?

A: Please arrive for team check-in at 8:15 a.m.
After the opening orientation, we will begin quizzing promptly at 9:00 a.m.  Lunch will be around 12:30 p.m.


Q: What should teams supply?

  • One working quiz box
  • One extension cord
  • Two well-qualified officials
  • One experienced quizmaster
  • Copy of 2015 Official Guidelines for each official and quizmaster

Q: Is childcare available?

A: Childcare is available for $8.00 per child, payable in cash or checks made out to John-Paul Brown. Please click to email John-Paul Brown and let him know the names and ages of children that need care.


Q: What's for lunch?

A:  You are welcome to either bring your lunch and eat in The Bistro or grab a bite at one of our nearby restaurants.  Here's a map to help you plan ahead.


Q: What hotels are nearby?

For those coming from out of town, there is a Hyatt Place and Holiday Inn located on President George Bush Tollway, close to the church and there are two motels in Wylie, about 7 miles from the church: Best Western and La Quinta.

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2018 JBQ Snow Bowl

December 1, 2018
First at Firewheel
5500 Lavon Drive
Garland, TX 75040
972-495-5011