The Grambling State University Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team (quiz bowl squad) will head to the 27th annual National Championship Tournament on April 2-6 in Torrance, California. The GSU squad qualified for the tourney by placing second in the regional meet at Prairie View.
Representing Grambling this year in the competition will be Jharrayne McKnight, John Carter, Dave Fields and Jasmine Ayatey. Charlette Favors will serve as the team’s coach.
The HCASC National Championship Tournament (NCT) features 48 teams from America’s HBCUs. The tournament format is a modified round robin where the schools play in eight divisions.
The top two teams from each division advance to the “Sweet 16,” a single-elimination playoff. The final two teams then battle it out for the National title in a best two-out-of-three finals.