Shawnee’s College Bowl Team participates in competitions with other community colleges in Southern Illinois each September, October, November, February, and March. There are five competitions: two regional, two conferences, and one practice. This academic trivia competition is open to both full and part-time students.
Team members exercise their agility in spontaneous problem solving and recall of information in a Quiz Bowl format. Scoring is cumulative for each school during the annual competition. Teams change frequently with substitutions and rotations. Emphasis is placed on improvement in problem solving skills and increased knowledge. Open practices begin in early September. Members of the intercollegiate team must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.