Try your skill in a contest of knowledge and speed!
Catholic Quiz Bowl of South Carolina

All students from 5th to 12th grade are invited to take part in the Catholic Quiz Bowl, a knowledge bowl with questions testing your recall of facts from the Bible, Church history, lives of the Saints, Catholic Catechism, the Mass and Sacraments, and traditions and customs of the church.

February 8, 2020

9:30 am

Our Lady of the Hills Parish

120 Marydale Lane, Columbia, SC
Family Life Center – Upstairs Classroom Area


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See a video about a past competition:


Get entry form here


Rules of Play


Friends and family and all others are welcome to come watch!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is eligible to participate?

Everyone in grades 5-12, from anywhere, any parish, any town.  Student in grades 5 to 8 compete in the junior division.    Students in grades 9-12 compete in the senior division.  Teams consist of 3 or 4 players.  Teams may have more than four players, but no more than four players may compete in any one round.  Substitutions are allowed between rounds so that all team members can have play time.  An adult coach is responsible for his/her team at all times.

Q. Do team members all have to come from the same parish?

No!  Put together your team however you like.  There is no limit on how many teams can come from any one parish, school, youth group, family, etc.

Q.  Do competitors have to live or attend church in the Diocese of Charleston?

No!  Anyone in grades 5-12 who wishes to compete is welcome to form a team.

Q. What does the team coach do?

The team coach stays with players throughout the day, making sure they get to their scheduled competitions and are ready to play.   The team coach is the adult responsible for the safety and well-being of the team members.