General Information

We are very excited to announce that the TAG quizbowl team has created a middle school level set named TAILS (TAG’s Academic Introductory Level Set) to be played in the 2020-2021 quizbowl season. This set contains 21 tossups and 21 bonuses for 12 rounds, supporting lengthy prelims and playoffs. This set is being written by the TAG Quizbowl Team, and edited by Alistair Gray, Ketan Pamurthy, and Jisoo Yoo.

Topic Distribution



3/3 (1/1 long fiction, 0.5/0.5 short fiction, 0.33/0.33 drama/plays, 0.33/0.33 poetry, 0.33/0.33 mixed lit, 0.5/0.5 kid lit)



4.5/4.5 (1/1 bio, 1/1 chem, 1/1 phys, 1.5/1.5 other sci)


4/4 (1/1 ancient, 1/1 world, 1/1 US, 1/1 euro)


2/2 (1/1 US, 1/1 world)

Fine Arts

2/2 (0.5/0.5 visual fine arts, 0.75/0.75 auditory fine arts, 0.75/0.75 other fa)


1.5/1.5 (0.5/0.5 religion, 0.5/0.5 mythology, 0.5/0.5 pop culture and sports)

About Us

The TAG Quizbowl Team was founded in 2017 by Ketan Pamurthy, then a freshman at TAG. Ketan had previously played quizbowl in middle school, where he led his team to a top 50 finish at the 2017 MSNCT during 8th grade. TAG cemented its status as a top team in the Dallas quizbowl circuit in the 2019-2020 season, built around a core of Ketan, Jisoo, Jaik, and Andrew on an A team coached by Dr. Grant Mindle.

Below are some of the accomplishments of TAG quizbowl team.

  • 1st place at the Tal Atkins Memorial Quiz Bowl Tournament on September 7, 2019
  • 1st place at the TQBA Comet Challange on February 1, 2020
  • 1st place at the St. Marks School of Texas Invitational, Varsity Division, on Febraury 29, 2020
  • 1st place at the WAIT Online Knowledge Event on March 28, 2020
  • 1st place at the BHSAT Online 2020 Tournament on April 5, 2020
  • 1st place at the James Blair Bowl Online on April 25, 2020


To contact us about use regarding purchasing this set

Please contact Ketan Pamurthy at or through discord (username: ketone#3450)