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 one written (60 questions) and four 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.
•1st place – Spring Grove 1
•2nd place – Lanesboro 1
•3rd place – Mabel-Canton
•1st place – Rushford-Peterson 1
•2nd place – Kenyon-Wanamingo Red
•3rd place – Caledonia
•1st place – Northfield 1
•2nd place – Plainview-Elgin-Millville 2
•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.