Trivia Bowl

The AAJA-Chicago Trivia Bowl is an annual fun-filled event that pits sharp minds against each other for the right to know the most about nothing. The grand prize is bragging rights and a spot on a traveling trophy.

The event helps AAJA-Chicago raise money for its scholarships.

2013 winners: CRain’s

Crain's trivia team

The Crainiacs took the Trivia Bowl trophy for the first time in eight years after accumulating a strong lead against 16 other teams. Thanks again to Jenner & Block for hosting the Chicago chapter’s annual fundraiser.

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2012 winners: ChicagoNow

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The 7th annual Trivia Bowl came down to a heated three-way tie between Crain’s Chicago Business, WBEZ and Chicago Now for first place. Chicago Now reclaimed its crown by naming the most “second” cities – cities with the second-largest populations. Thanks again to Jenner & Block for hosting once again.

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2011 WINNERS: CHICAGO NOW

AAJA-Chicago’s 6th annual Trivia Bowl brought in 20 teams to compete for a spot on the traveling trophy. ChicagoNow was victorious – unseating Chicago Tribune. Special thanks to Jenner & Block for hosting in its 45th conference room that came with stunning views of the city.
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2010 WINNERS: CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Thank you to everyone who made our Fifth Annual Trivia Bowl a huge success! We had more than two dozen teams compete, making it our largest event ever! Special thanks to Sandy of Izakaya Hapa at 58 E. Ontario St. for the space and to Jeremy at Brain Sportz for being our quizmaster. The Chicago Tribune held on to its title for a second year. Join us next year for a chance to unseat them and prove you are the “Smartest Cookie” in Chicago!
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2009 WINNERS: CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Generous host Harry Caray’s on 33 W. Kinzie St., Chicago helped make our fourth annual event a smashing success. The event drew 18 teams with the Chicago Tribune taking home top honors.
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2008 WINNERS: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

AAJA-Chicago held its third annual Trivia Bowl at Pho Viet, 4941 N. Broadway St. Chicago where 13 teams attempted, and failed, to snatch the crown from the Chicago Sun-Times.
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2007 WINNERS: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

ABC 7 welcomed the AAJA-Chicago Trivia Bowl to its State Street studios where the Chicago Sun-Times beat out 10 other teams to emerge the winner.
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2006 WINNERS: CBS 2

CBS 2 hosted the inaugural AAJA-Chicago Trivial Bowl at its historic studios on 630 N. McClurg Court in Chicago and walked away victorious among seven competing teams.
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