ACF Fall

Last Updated: May 14, 2020

ACF Fall is the premier easy tournament in college quizbowl. Designed as an introduction to college quizbowl for novices and players with limited high school experience, over 200 teams compete on ACF Fall each year, making it the most widely-played set in the college calendar.

2020 ACF Fall

2020 ACF Fall will be held on October 17, 2020. It will be head-edited by Ben Miller, with assistance from Matthew Lehmann. New for 2020, packet submission will not be required for ACF Fall; teams will still be allowed to submit packets for a discount, but it will not be mandatory to play ACF Fall.

ACF is now taking applications for subject editors for 2020 ACF Fall. We will be looking at the strength of the applicants’ question samples, thought processes, and references. We’re aiming to assemble teams of enthusiastic editors with a diverse set of backgrounds, so we highly encourage all those interested to apply.

Applications for subject-editing ACF Fall close at 11:59 PM CDT on Sunday, May 24th. Any questions regarding the Fall forms can be sent to We look forward to receiving your applications!


ACF will announce a bid process for sites to host ACF Fall. Any questions regarding the host process can be sent to the Site Coordinator at