Granite State Challenge

Are You Ready for the Challenge?

GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE welcomed 41 high school teams from across New Hampshire to Manchester Community College on Sunday, November 18, 2018 to take a 100-question qualifying test to compete for one of 14 spots on the upcoming season of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE.

The following teams qualified:
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

Four participating teams were also selected at random from a pool of schools that have not participated in on-air matches in the last two seasons. Those teams will compete in two non-televised wild card games to determine the final two teams to compete on-air in the 2019 season.

WIld Card Teams
Winnacunnet High School
Alvirne High School
Kingswood Regional School
Mascoma Valley Regional High School

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

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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