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Moravian College Hosting National Academic Quiz Tournaments

NAQTBethlehem, Pa., February 4, 2011 —Moravian College will host the Association of College Unions International Region 3 and 4 Sectional Championship Tournament of the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) on Saturday, February 5. Those participating include students from colleges from the Washington, D.C. area, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware. Institutions participating include Penn State University, Edinboro University, University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, Princeton University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University, George Mason University, and Montgomery University.

The winners of the tournaments will advance to the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) being held April 8-9 in Chicago. NAQT's Intercollegiate Championship Tournament is the premier quiz bowl tournament at the collegiate level and its titles are coveted by hundreds of schools and thousands of players throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The event will be held in the Haupert Union Building and is free for non-participants.

Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture. Organized quiz bowl competitions are available in most states and at most grade levels; it is particularly popular at the high school and college level, though middle school, elementary school, and community college events exist as well.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact The Director of Student Activities at mehln01@moravian.edu, or call 610-861-1493 at least one week prior to the event.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.