Face Off Minnesota

Face Off Minnesota, which first aired on Twin Cities Public Television in May 2006, is a high school quiz competition. It features teams that were selected by competing in NAQT-written high school quiz tournaments throughout Minnesota. George Leiter and Robert Hentzel are organizers of the event, which is sponsored by Border Foods, the Star Tribune, and Twin Cities Public Television. The reader for the event was Ken Jennings, of Jeopardy! fame.

On the first airing of Face Off Minnesota on May 14, 2006, which were the quarterfinal rounds, Cretin-Derham Hall defeated Minnetonka 330-325, and Eden Prairie beat Mounds Park Academy 450-160. On May 21, 2006, Chaska defeated Armstrong and St. Thomas Academy defeated DeLaSalle. On May 28, Chaska defeated Cretin-Derham Hall and St. Thomas Academy defeated Eden Prairie to move into the finals, where St. Thomas Academy eventually scored a convincing victory over Chaska High School. The four members of the victorious team were Josh Mollner, Jack Boyle, Tom Sullivan, and Kevin Partington.

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