Each year, teams of eight representing area businesses, universities, nonprofit organizations, community groups, ambitious students, and globetrotters put their global knowledge to the test. Six rounds of ten questions cover topics like global affairs, geography, world languages and cultures, history, and more in this fun and interactive competition. The winning team takes home the traveling trophy, while second-place and third-place teams win valuable prizes.

Does your team have what it takes to be WorldQuest champions?

Join us in 2021 for the digital event!

Thursday, April 29th • 7-9 p.m.

Six Rounds of Trivia • Fabulous Prizes • Immortal Fame

Click Here to Register Your Team or Individual Seat

2021 Pricing

Our 2021 ticket options include an IRC organizational members team of 8 ($160), a general-admission team of 8 ($200), and individual tickets, where we’ll take care of finding you a team ($20 for IRC members and $25 for general admission). For more information on IRC organizational membership, please contact Matthew Hughes or visit our pages for businessuniversity, and nonprofit organizational members.
Proceeds from the event, including any donations, support the work of the International Relations Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your generosity means so much. For information about sponsorships, please contact Matthew Hughes.

What are the questions like?

The questions are multiple-choice and cover a variety of topics. Click below to see the answers for these sample questions:

  1. The Philippines
  2. The Maldives
  3. Djibouti
  4. Tanzania
  5. Peru

Answer: C) Djibouti

  1. The Analects of Confucius
  2. The Quran
  3. Hammurabi’s Code
  4. The Old Testament
  5. The Tao Te Ching

Answer: C) Hammurabi’s Code

  1. Hacksaw Ridge
  2. Frozen
  3. The Emoji Movie
  4. The Martian
  5. Arrival

Answer: C) The Emoji Movie

Past Winners

2020 · Two Hands Up

2019 · Gertrude Ederle

2018 · Gertrude Ederle

2017 · Two Hands Up

2016 · William Jewell College

2015 · William Jewell College

2014 · Gertrude Ederle

2013 · Gertrude Ederle

2012 · Gertrude Ederle

2011 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2010 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2009 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2008 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2007 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2006 · University of Kansas

2005 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2004 · Johnson County Community College

2003 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2002 · BHA Group, Inc.

2001 · World Trade Center–Kansas City

2021 Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors for their generous support of this event. For more information about sponsor packages, which support our programming and increase your visibility and impact, please contact Matthew Hughes.

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