Canadian Academic Quiz League - Equipment
Slapping the table might be good enough for informal
club practices, but for serious quiz bowl
tournaments you need an electronic buzzer system.
Unfortunately these cost a lot of money, typically at least $300.
Quiz bowl uses a two-team, 8-player buzzer system,
just like Schoolreach.
A local Schoolreach team might let you borrow theirs, if you promise
not to break it.
CAQL does not endorse or recommend any particular brand or maker of
The Canadian suppliers that we know of are:
Quiz Bowl Equipment page at Case Western Reserve University has more
listings of companies that sell buzzer systems.
- JEM Designs
-- Its ``standard'' model sells for
$320, and its ``enhanced'' model for $360,
plus taxes and shipping from Pickering, Ontario.
- Shelty Systems
-- ``The Buzz Box'' costs $330 plus taxes and shipping from Toronto.
-- sells the ``Génies-Box''
for $475 and the ``Génies-Station''
for $295, plus taxes and shipping from Thetford-Mines, Quebec.
If you're running a tournament, it is helpful to have pre-formatted
See the Scoresheet page for a sample
Sample questions |
Gotta know 'em, eh? |
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