how old do my kids need to be to quiz?
It depends on the child. There are no age restrictions at Local or Regional Tournaments, but 9 years old is a good estimate.
In order to participate at Nationals: A quizzer must have turned 11 but not have turned 20 before the beginning of the National Tournament.
What is the time COMMITMENT?
In addition to their personal study time, STLBQ practices in the fall on one Monday night and one Saturday afternoon a month. In the Spring, those students that would like to continue quizzing practice two Monday nights and two Saturday afternoons a month.
How much does it cost?
How Much Does my child need to Memorize?
It's not necessary to memorize all the material. In fact, very few quizzers will memorize all the material. We would recommend a new quizzer focus on memorizing 2 complete chapters or around 100 verses. As the year progresses, chapters can be added. Their coach will give them direction. More advanced quizzers might memorize 6 or 7 chapters, or more. A child that has 2 chapters memorized will be able to participate and have opportunities to answer questions.
Important Advice: Memorize a COMPLETE chapter before moving on to other chapters. Do not memorize half of one chapter and half of another.