This year there were 200 schools and over 800 Knowledge Bowl teams in the state of Minnesota. Each year the top 48 teams make it to state out of 12 different regions. Every year, Region 9 sends three 2AA teams to state in the large school division. This year, NUHS has two teams representing our Region along with Mankato West. This is the second year in a row that NUHS has sent two teams to state making it the only school to ever do this from our region.
Region 9 Large Schools - New Ulm, Fairmont, Mankato East, Mankato West, Owatonna, New Prague, St. Peter, Blue Earth, Jordan, LeSueur-Henderson, Maple River, Waseca, and NRHEG
Congrats to our State Teams:
Region 9 Champions:
New Ulm Purple (L-R) - Peter Spengler, Emma Maudal, Jacob Todd, Nori Ness, and Rodrigo Tojo Garcia
Region 9 Third Place:
New Ulm Ivory (L-R) - Back: Kodie Bastian, Nick Schultz, Thomas Bauer, Front: Max Gieseke and Hannah Blumhoefer