It's a New Season of Granite State Challenge!

Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin!

The 2024 season of Granite State Challenge begins on Thursday, February 8 at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

The Road to Granite State Challenge Round One

On Saturday, November 18, 2023, 32 public, charter, and private high school teams from across New Hampshire gathered at Plymouth High School to take a 100-question qualifying test (test with answers). Up to six students per school took the test as a team. The 14 teams with the highest scores qualified to play on Granite State Challenge. Four additional teams were chosen at random from the pool of teams that hadn't played on Granite State Challenge in the past two years. These four teams met at NHPBS on December 16, 2023, and played in two non-televised wildcard games, the winners of those two games, Belmont High and Newfound Regional High moved on to fill out the roster of 16 teams playing in the 2024 season of Granite State Challenge.

2024 Granite State Challenge Teams (and the towns and cities they serve)

Academy For Science And Design - Nashua (Public Charter School)
Belmont High School - Belmont and Canterbury
ConVal Regional High School - Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon, and Temple
Dover High School - Dover, Barrington, and Nottingham.
Hopkinton High School - Hopkinton
Inter-Lakes High School - Meredith, Center Harbor, and Sandwich
Laconia High School - Laconia
Manchester Central High - Manchester
Merrimack High School - Merrimack
Nashua High South - Nashua
Newfound Regional High School - Bristol, Alexandria, Bridgewater, Bristol, Danbury, Groton, Hebron, Hill, and New Hampton 
Oyster River High School – Durham, Lee, and Madbury
Plymouth Regional High School - Ashland, Holderness, Campton, Rumney, Wentworth, Warren, Ellsworth, Waterville Valley and Thornton
Salem High School - Salem
Souhegan High - Amherst and Mont Vernon 
Trinity High School - Manchester (Private Catholic School)

2024 Granite State Challenge Bracket and Schedule

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