Welcome to the Warrington Quiz League Website.

The Warrington Quiz League runs General Knowledge team quiz competitions in pubs and clubs in the Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn areas and is always on the lookout for new teams and team members. If you are interested in entering a team, or would just like to enquire about joining an existing team in your area, please contact any of the people listed on the Contacts page, or email us at enquiries@warringtonql.org.uk

You don't have to register to use this most of this website, but posting to the forums is restricted to registered users only.  If you do register, we promise not to share your details with anybody without your express permission, unless required to by law, so please play nicely.

New Season Details 

The fixtures for the first part of season 2015/16 have now been published on the Fixture calendar.  The season will be organised as follows:

  • The first part of the season comprising weeks 1-15 (up to Christmas) will comprise of an “Autumn Competition” of 1 division of 14 teams who will play each other once only. Included in the 15 week cycle will be Round 1 of the Knock-Out competition (week 8 -20th October) and the Knock-Out and Supporters Plate Reducing Round (week 15 – 8th December). Points to be awarded as per last season, however, no scores or points accrued will be carried forward into the second half of the season.
  • The second part of the season will commence on 5th January, 2016, with the 14 teams being split into 2 divisions of 7. Teams will play each other once (during weeks 16-22 inclusive) with points being awarded as per last season.
  • The Warrington MIMIR Heats will take place on 17th February, 2016
  • The Handicap Competition will begin in week 23 (23rd February, 2016) and will be run on the same format as last year, viz with a Group phase and based on league position after the first part of the season.

Scanned and e-mailed copies of the score sheet will be acceptable in place of postal returns, with cc to the opposing team as well, to Stuart Miller (stuart011047@gmail.com)

Team Secretaries to check if they have the questions for the following week and to inform the General Secretary 48 hours in advance of the match for any non-arrival of question sets. The General Secretary will generally have a spare set available for use as necessary. In event of complete non-arrival of all questions a complete spare set will be provided by the General Secretary.

A copy of the handbook for the new season can be downloaded here:

Posted by Admin 24/08/2015 Categories: News

15 to 1 auditions in Liverpool 

Remedy Productions are holding auditions for Fifteen to One in Liverpool on the 28th of August. If anyone is looking for more information please email them at SeanMaguire@remedyproductions.tv or give them a call on 0141 428 3417.

Posted by Admin 13/08/2015 Categories: Contestant Call

Pre-season Quiz Night 

A room has been booked at St Oswald's for Tuesday 18th, for a pre-season quiz as happened last season. The idea is to try out question sets for vetting and to have a fun night. All are welcome, and a small charge will be made for refreshments.  The evening will start at 8.30pm.

If you are going to attend, please let Derek Moody know to give him an idea of how many to cater for.

Posted by Admin 10/08/2015 Categories: News

MQL Quizzers on the TV 

In the coming weeks, several players from the MQL will be appearing on TV.

On 20th July Liverpool University beat St Peter's, Oxford on University Challenge.  The Liverpool team includes Jack Bennett, who played several matches for Rainhill Victoria last season, and reached the last 6 in the Liverpool pairs competition.

In the coming weeks Neil Macaskill , David Knapp, David Smith (all Warrington) and Jon Stitcher (Wirral) will be appearing on Only Connect on BBC2.  Neil will be appearing as a member of the Spaghetti Westerners on 27th July, David Smith as a member of The Railwaymen on 3rd August, David Knapp as a member of The Bookworms team on 17th August, and Jon as a member of the Athenians team on 24th August.

John Haynes of Irby Nomads (Wirral) appeared on Channel 4's '15 to 1' on Tuesday 4th August.

Liverpool Uni

If you know of any other people appearing on the TV, please let me know.

Posted by Admin 20/07/2015 Categories: News

Quiz in the North 4 

A full day's quizzing will be held at the Lady of Mann, Dale Street Liverpool on 10th October 2015.

Entry costs £10 for the whole day, but is free to students, the unwaged and pensioners.  The entry fees will be used to provide prizes for the winners of the various quizzes.

Event details and timings (approximate) are as follows:

11.00 Registration
11.30 Individual Quiz
13.30 Lunch - food available at venue - menu to follow  (NB lunch is not included in the entry fee)
14.30 Pub Quiz hosted by Dave Bill
15.30 Team Quiz
17.00 Presentations

Posted by Admin 19/07/2015 Categories: News
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