The East Dubuque Junior High Quiz Bowl is an extra-curricular academic opportunity for junior high students. This team event occurs in early spring, after basketball and before track. The quiz bowl teams are in competition with other Jo Daviess County Junior High Schools. Four matches each year are held after school from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Bussing is provided for the matches.
Any student that has achieved outstanding scores from standardized tests and has been on the honor roll two out of the first three quarters of the school year will be invited to join quiz bowl. A permission slip will be sent home with the student. Each team is comprised of five students. An eighth grade student, who has previous quiz bowl experience, serves as captain of the team. Each team has two to four substitutes. There are from 24-32 East Dubuque students involved in this team event.