About & Contact
SoCalQuizbowl.org was formed by a group of individuals dedicated to spreading knowledge and information about quizbowl in Southern California. We concentrate exclusively on events of interest to local middle school, high school, and college teams.
Jason Cheng is a senior at UC San Diego. He led Arcadia High School (Los Angeles) to a 33rd-place finish at the 2013 High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT) and led UC San Diego to a 7th-place finish at the 2015 Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) and the 2015 ACF Nationals. Jason is a member of the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence (PACE) and conducts tournament direction and outreach with the collegiate circuit.
Bob Stout is the Academic League and quizbowl coach at Madison High School (San Diego). Bob conducts tournament direction and outreach with the middle school circuit.
Eddie Kim is a member of the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence (PACE). He has written and edited tournaments for High School Academic Pyramidal Questions (HSAPQ) and the Academic Competition Federation (ACF).
Sui Feng Xu is a sophomore at UC Irvine and is the current President of the quizbowl club there. He is a key founder of the quizbowl club at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon, California. Sui Feng was part of the team that finished 21st at the 2015 High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT), at the end of the club’s second year.
Rahul Keyal is a senior at Westview High School and the captain of its quizbowl team, which he led to a 13th-place finish at the 2015 HSNCT and a 14th-place finish at the 2016 National Scholastic Championship (NSC). Rahul contributes to tournament writeups and site maintenance.
Shripad Badithe is a senior at Irvine High School and the president of its quizbowl club. He contributes to tournament writeups and site maintenance.
Kady Hsu is a junior at Rancho Bernardo High School and a co-president of its quizbowl club. She helps organize tournament schedules and maintains the site.
Daniel Wang attends Canyon Crest Academy and occasionally contributes to various parts of this website.
For questions or information about college quizbowl, contact Jason Cheng at chengjason7 AT gmail DOT com.
For questions or information about high school quizbowl, contact Eddie Kim at eddie14dh AT gmail DOT com.
For questions or information about middle school quizbowl, contact Bob Stout at bstout AT sandi DOT net.
For any other questions or comments about quizbowl, the Southern California circuit, or this website, email us at qb.socal AT gmail DOT com.
For information about Southern California high school quizbowl news and events, or to participate in discussions with other local quizbowlers, join the SoCal Quiz Bowl Facebook group.
For discussion of middle school, high school, and college quizbowl across the country, join the hsquizbowl.org forums.