Corporate Knowledge Bowl 2017

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20th Annual Corporate Knowledge Bowl

Preliminary rounds – during the lunch hour, Mon-Thur, Oct. 2-5, with Finals Fri., Oct. 6th, 2017, starting at 5:30pm, all at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave.

  • Teams of 4 employees and up to 4 alternates compete each day
  • Winner takes home a trophy and the coveted title of “The Smartest Company in Memphis”.
  • Best trivia format in town; head-to-head matches in a double elimination tournament.
  • 60 (difficult) questions, in just 20 minutes, on history, current events, popular culture, local interest, science, sports and more.
  • Spectators encouraged, including family, co-workers, and friends.
  • Enjoy a fun time with co-workers while raising money to benefit the Memphis Public Library.
  • Finals on Friday evening, Oct. 6th, starting at 5:30pm, and opportunities for organizations to sponsor a vendor, a client, and/or a competitor.

Currently you can register by: 

Emailing the following information to Shelley Thomas at

  • organization name
  • contact name
  • contact email address
  • organization address
  • organization phone #
  • organization team name
  • 4 core team member names & T-shirt sizes (at least 2 core team members have to participate in the matches)
  • 4 alternate team member names

Payment options:

  • You can pay online
  • Send a check made out to Memphis Library Foundation and mailed to:
    The Memphis Library Foundation
    Attn: Shelley Thomas
    3030 Poplar Avenue, 3rd Floor
    Memphis, TN 38111

Entry deadline: Monday Sept. 11th, 2017 (for discount, register by Sept. 1st, 2017)

Fees: $600/team (fees include snacks and drinks each day, and T-Shirts for all players. Discounts are available for companies entering more than 1 team.)

Sign up now for your chance at taking the coveted title “The Smartest Company in Memphis” from GP Cellulose Memphis!

Previous Winners: 2016 – GP Cellulose Memphis; 2015 – International Paper; 2014 – St. Jude; 2013/2007 – The Commercial Appeal; 2012/2008 – Buckeye Technologies, Inc.; 2011 – Valero; 2010/2009 – Accredo Health, Inc.