Granite State Challenge

Are You Ready for the Challenge?

CONGRATULATIONS to Winnacunnet High and Alvirne High on their wildcard game wins on Saturday, December 15 at NHPBS! 
They join the following schools on the upcoming season of Granite State Challenge.
Hanover High School
Exeter High School
Bow High School
Plymouth Regional High School
Fall Mountain Regional High
Nashua High School South
Merrimack High School
Portsmouth Christian Academy
Manchester Central High School
Portsmouth High School
Academy for Science and Design
Souhegan High School
Bishop Guertin High School
Littleton High School

44 high school teams from across New Hampshire took a written qualifying test at Manchester Community College back in November. 14 of those teams scored high enough on the qualifying test to secure a spot in the 2019 season of GSC. Four additional teams were selected at random from a pool of schools that have not participated in on-air matches in the last two seasons. Those teams, Winnacunnet High School, Alvirne High School, Kingswood Regional School and Mascoma Valley Regional High School competed in two non-televised wild card games that determined the final two teams to compete on-air in the 2019 season.

GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE Gives academically talented students a platform in which they can receive the same accolades and recognition and generate school spirit in the same manner as their athletic peers. Develops and fosters good relations with participant schools, teachers and students. Introduces viewers to a representative sample of the future of New Hampshire. Serves as an educational resource for schools, parents and students.

Questions? Contact Susan Adams at (603) 868-4455 or at

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Major Funding Provided by: Unitil

With Additional Funding by: NEA New Hampshire, Heinemann Publishing, New Hampshire LotteryD.F. Richard Energy, HRCU,  Measured Progress, The NHHEAF Network Organization, Safety Insurance  

Super Sunday Partner: Manchester Community College

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Alvirne vs. Kingswood Regional 2019 Wild Card Game

Alvirne High School and Kingswood Regional School compete.

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GSC Fun Facts:

  • The show premiered January 30, 1984
  • Londonderry High School took the first championship title.
  • Salem High School took the 2018 title!
  • 6,000 students have participated in GSC.
  • Over 106, 000 questions have been asked on GSC.

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