QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Information on all of the British and international quiz circuit events for this year.

All of our events are open. You can just come along and join in. We're a friendly bunch and our quizzes are very well-attended. Each event will have its own forum as the event approaches, so just watch out for details.

2017/18 Season

6 January - Coventry and Edinburgh
3 February - Local venues
3 March - Northampton and Edinburgh
7 April - Local venues
5 May - Local venues
2 June - World Quizzing Championships (Edinburgh, Harpenden, Manchester and possibly Wales)
7 July - Local venues
4 August - Local venues

2018/19 Season

1 September - British Quizzing Championships (Coventry and Edinburgh)
6 October - Local venues
TBC November - Local venues
1 December - Local venues
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QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby Jane » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:05 am

Huge thanks to Dave Tilley for hosting this QUEST event.



QUEST Grand Prix Schedule

11:00 - 11:20 Registration
11:30 - 13:00 Individual quiz
13:00 - 13:30 Individual quiz answers and scoring
13:30 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:00 Hot 100
15:30 All being well, the individual quiz scores should appear.
15:30 - 16:20 The 'Brows' quiz

Lunch is not provided.

About the quizzes

UK Quiz Circuit Individual quiz - 240 question quiz split across six genres ('Art, History & Culture', 'Civilisation', 'Entertainment', 'Lifestyle', 'Physical World' and 'Sport & Games'). Players all get UK Rankings points for this event.

Brows quiz - 50 questions each of highbrow and lowbrow questions, it's up to the player how much of their time they devote to each from the overall 50 minute allowed for the whole paper, containing 100 questions. Each half of the quiz is scored separately out of 50. (viewtopic.php?f=28&t=602)

Hot 100 - 100 questions with an international flavour and World Rankings points. (

Entry fee for the QUEST Grand Prix Quiz and the Hot 100 is £12.50 (half price for current full-time students with proof of their status). There is an additional charge for room hire tbc. It is very helpful if you can pay via PayPal. PayPal payments should be made to


Because question sets will be sent out to the volunteer organisers, it is ESSENTIAL that you register by MIDNIGHT on Tuesday 31 October. The papers will be printed off overnight and sent out first thing in the morning to ensure they arrive in plenty of time.

All registrations for events must be made via this Facebook page or the Quizzing event page.

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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby Numberone » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:52 pm

I will be in attendance. Will pay on the day.

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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby pjwatson » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:48 am

I'll be in Hoylake on Nov. 4th. Cheers Peter Watson

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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby clutton2 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:46 am

Hi team

Please include Phil Bennion and myself. Looking forward to details of the mystery venue......

All the best.

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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby Allisonsden » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:21 am

Please add me to the list for Saturday. I will pay by Paypal.



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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby Jane » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:39 am

Here's my list of attendees for this venue. Don't forget to let us know if you plan to come to Saturday's Grand Prix by midnight TOMORROW (31st) to give us time to get the question papers printed and out to the hosts. Thank you! x

(Host) Dave Tilley
Alan Gibbs
Alan Hodgson
Allison Heward
Anne Hegerty
Ben Holmes
Caterina Gianota
Chris Quinn
Colin Daffern
Derek Moody
Ian Jack
James Dodding
James MacGregor
Jamie Hall
John Hall
John Wilson
Lisa Hermann
Mark Davies
Mark Kerr
Martin Johnson
Mike Lees
Oliver Levy
Paul Sinha
Peter Watson
Phil Bennion
Steve Rhodes

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Re: QUEST Hoylake - 4 November

Postby PATG » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:28 am

I plan to be at Hoylake on Saturday.
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