Top Ranking Area Junior High Knowledge Bowl Teams Announced
Sixty-six teams from 18 area districts participated in 2018-2019 Junior High Knowledge Bowl. Teams competed in Round Robin competitions in October, November, and December. Each team then competed in the Sub-Regional competitions in January and the top nine teams from each of the three tiers advanced to Regional. The competitions consist of 1 written (60 questions) and 4 oral rounds (45 questions/round).
The Junior High Knowledge Bowl Sub-Regional Competitions were held on January 4, 7, and 8 at the Southeast Service Cooperative. The Tier AAA teams were from: Kasson-Mantorville, Northfield, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, and Red Wing. The Tier AA teams were from: Caledonia, Chatfield, Dover-Eyota, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Pine Island, and Rushford-Peterson. The Tier A teams were from: Fillmore Central, Goodhue, Houston, Kingsland, Lanesboro, Mabel-Canton, Southland, and Spring Grove.
The Junior High Knowledge Bowl Regional competitions were held on January 17 at the Southeast Service Cooperative in Rochester.
Teams placing at Regional
Tier A Tier AA Tier AAA
1st place ..….. Spring Grove 1 1st place ….... Rushford-Peterson 1 1st place……. Northfield 1
2nd place …… Lanesboro 1 2nd place …… Kenyon-Wanamingo Red 2nd place……Plainview-
3rd place ……. Mabel-Canton 3rd place ……. Caledonia 3rd place……. Northfield 2
Southeast Service Cooperative, ISD #921, has operated since 1976 under Minnesota School Law 123A.21. It is a public, non-profit cooperative of over 80 schools, local government, and non-profits to maximize resources and increase value through collaboration. To learn more about the Southeast Service Cooperative, visit www.ssc.coop.