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2017 Scholastic Bowl

When: Friday, May 5, 2017

Class A Tournament

  • 1:00 p.m.--Pool Play Begins (4 teams in Pool A and 4 teams in Pool B)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Consolation Match (Pool A Runner-up vs. Pool B Runner-up)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Championship Match (Pool A Winner vs. Pool B Winner)

Class AA Tournament

  • 1:00 p.m.--Pool Play Begins (4 teams in Pool A and 4 teams in Pool B)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Consolation Match (Pool A Runner-up vs. Pool B Runner-up)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Championship Match (Pool A Winner vs. Pool B Winner)

Where: Peoria Civic Center

Playing Schedule:

Go to the IESA web site www.iesa.org. Click on the underlined words "Scholastic Bowl" in the box at the top of the home page. The schedule showing the dates and times of the matches, and the results when a match is completed, is on the scholastic bowl page.

Ticket Prices:

Adults and High School Students: $5.00

Students K-8: $2.00

Senior Citizens (62 and older): $2.00

Children Younger Than Kindergarten: Free

How To Get To The Match Site:

Chicago (From the North) Take I-55 South to I-74 West. Take Exit 94 in East Peoria. This fly-over ramp will take you up and over I-74 and connect you with the Bob Michel Bridge. Go across the bridge into Peoria and continue straight ahead through three stoplights. Turn right at the fourth stoplight onto Monroe Street. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Fulton Street. Take a left into the Fulton parking lot. The Peoria Civic Center is located across the street from the parking lot at the intersection of Monroe and Fulton Streets.

Indiana/Bloomington (From the East) Take I-74 West to Exit 94 in East Peoria. This fly-over ramp will take you up and over I-74 and connect you with the Bob Michel Bridge. Go across the bridge into Peoria and continue straight ahead through three stoplights. Turn right at the fourth stoplight onto Monroe Street. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Fulton Street. Take a left into the Fulton parking lot. The Peoria Civic Center is located across the street from the parking lot at the intersection of Monroe and Fulton Streets.

St. Louis (From the South) Take I-55 North to I-74 West. Take Exit 94 in East Peoria. This fly-over ramp will take you up and over I-74 and connect you with the Bob Michel Bridge. Go across the bridge into Peoria and continue straight ahead through three stoplights. Turn right at the fourth stoplight onto Monroe Street. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Fulton Street. Take a left into the Fulton parking lot. The Peoria Civic Center is located across the street from the parking lot at the intersection of Monroe and Fulton Streets.

Iowa/Galesburg (From the West) Take I-74 East to the Downtown Peoria exit (Exit 92B). Go straight through the first stoplight. Turn right as road curves onto Glendale Ave. Take a left at the second stoplight onto Main Street. Take a right at the second stoplight onto Monroe Street. Take a right at the first stoplight onto Fulton Street. Take a left into the Fulton parking lot. The Peoria Civic Center is located across the street from the parking lot at the intersection of Monroe and Fulton Street.

Where To Park:

Parking for fans and parents is available in the Marquee and Fulton parking lots. Please tell the parking attendants you are here for the IESA State Scholastic Bowl Tournament and you will not be charged the parking fee.

Where to Sit:

Match Rooms: Parents and fans are to sit in the area of the room designated for spectator seating.

Once a match begins the room doors will close and no one will be allowed into the room until the two-minute halftime.

Parents and fans are to show respect for the competitors during the match, and are expected to remain quiet throughout the match.

Flash Photography is not allowed.

There is to be no reproduction of the match questions in any form.

Consolation/Final Match Locations: Parents and fans are to sit in the area of the room designated for spectator seating. There is to be no communication between parents/fans and members of the teams during competition.

Team Meeting and Awards Ceremony Location: Peoria Civic Center Ballroom. Seating is general admission for fans. Teams are assigned tables.

The IESA assigns competition rooms. All seats for fans are unreserved.

What To And What Not To Wear:

IESA By-laws require that all fans attending an IESA state series contest wear shirts at all times they are on the site of the state final event. Shirts must be worn as designed by the manufacturer. Body paint is prohibited. This means spectators and athletes cannot have body paint concealed under their clothing and then remove clothing to display the body paint. Face painting is acceptable. Hair can be any color.

Signs and Banners:

IESA By-laws do not permit the displaying of signs, banners, balloons, and such, at the site of a state final event. Keep them at home.

Noisemakers:

IESA By-laws do not permit the use of noisemakers at the state final event. Examples of items that are not allowed include, but are not limited to, Cow Bells, Thunder Sticks, Milk Cartons with rocks inside, shakers, whistles, electronic sound making devices, and such. Come to the state final event ready to clap and cheer for your athletes.

Official Programs:

Printed programs, with team photographs and rosters and other information about the competing teams will be on sale the days of the state final for $5.00 each. They will be on sale at the admissions table immediately outside the ballroom. They also may be purchased from the IESA Office following the conclusion of the state final if they are available. Price per program by mail is $7.50, which includes the cost of postage and handling.

Purchase Your Own Special Ad In The Official Program:

Parents, fans and/or the school or school booster club may purchase an advertisement in the printed program. The cost varies according to the size of the ad. Deadline for ordering an ad is the Wednesday prior to the State Finals.

Royal Publishing produces the IESA State Final Programs and sells the ads that appear in them. Contact Tanya Hollingsworth or Charity Church at Royal Publishing for details. Please call (800) 397-5834.

Purchase Team/Individual Photos:

Event Pro Photography is the official photographer of the IESA. Each school will be given an order form for parents to preorder a souvenir state championship photo plaque. Upon arriving at the event, teams will report to have their pictures taken outside the ballroom. At that time, a team representative will hand in the order sheet and all plaques will be produced and ready to pick up before the event is over. A squad can pre-order photos from school prior to the state final event by calling Event Pro Photography, Monday-Thursday at (309) 689-0299.

Event Pro Photography will be headquartered outside the ballroom. Orders can be made and picked up at Event Pro Photography operation in the Civic Center.

Purchase Official State Final Apparel:

The Cubby Hole is the official and only vendor authorized by IESA to provide fans attending the state final events with the official tournament souvenir apparel. The lineup of souvenir apparel includes: Regular T-Shirts at $17, Long-sleeve T-Shirts at $19, crew neck sweatshirts at $22, hooded sweatshirts at $30, shorts at $18, visors at $12 and caps at $12. Cubby Hole also provides other specialty apparel at the different state finals, like Tank Tops at Track and Field. And you can have your official apparel lettered the way you want it at a cost of $3 for the first line and $2 for each additional line in up to 5 rows of 11 letters. Patches are sold depicting the year, state qualifier and sport for $2 each. You can pre-order your official apparel and lettering through your school. Each school entering the respective state series receives Cubby Hole Pre-Order instructions in a mailing from the IESA Office. Your official apparel can then be picked up at the state final site when you arrive.

Click on the Cubby Hole icon at the bottom of the home page of www.iesa.org to see the design(s) for this year's state final.

The Cubby Hole display and sales area will be located outside the ballroom.