CultureQuest® XXI - present

Competition Coordinator
CultureQuest® XXVIII April 30, 2017 Sean Cannon
CultureQuest® XXVII May 1, 2016 Sean Cannon
CultureQuest® XXVI April 26, 2015 Adam Smargon
CultureQuest® XXV April 27, 2014 Adam Smargon
CultureQuest® XXIV April 28, 2013 Adam Smargon
CultureQuest® XXIII April 29, 2012 Dean Howard
CultureQuest® XXII April 10, 2011 Jason Brown & Brigette Anderson
CultureQuest® XXI April 11, 2010 Marilyn Sallee

CultureQuest® XXVIII, 2017
Sean Cannon, Coordinator

Rank Team Captain Local Group Pts Award
1 Tragic Kingdom Bill Horton Central Florida Mensa 172 $500
2 Pomp & Circus Pants Jane Abrams Boston Mensa 161 $330
3 The Phoenix Phive Diane Rowley Greater Phoenix Mensa 140 $275
4 Carbon-Based Life Forms Elaine Brody Delaware Valley Mensa 131 $230
5 The Iceman Goethe Stephanie Smilay Metropolitan Washington Mensa 128 $170
6 Misha's Vineyard Players Gregory Draves Greater New York Mensa 126 $150
6 The Original Standard Deviants Marty Flowers Western Pennsylvania Mensa 126 $150
8 OC Disorders Timothy Bentley Orange County Mensa 125 $140
9 Rocket Surgeons Dennis Tomlinson Columbus Area Mensa 124 $135
10 Brains-a-Roni Dianna Bolt San Francisco Regional Mensa 121.5 $130
11 Last Call for Know-It-Alls Roberta Maguire San Francisco Regional Mensa 121 $125
12 Uncle Churd Barbara McIntyre Charlotte-Blue Ridge Mensa 120.5 $120
13 Camera Obscura J Steven Davidson Chicago Area Mensa 120 $115
14 Brains on Bourbon Bart Geraci New Orleans Mensa 117 $110
15 Jolie Brains Ellen Estevens Baton Rouge Mensa 115 $105
16 The Standard Deviants Courtney Kyle Piedmont Area Mensa 113 $100
17 Team Scream Richard Magnus Cincinnati Area Mensa 111 $95
18 Flour for Algernon Bruce Toy Tampa Bay Mensa 110 $90
19 Central Intelligence Jim Poserina Central New Jersey Mensa 109 $85
20 MONNY Changes Everything Ken Gacioch Mensa of Northeastern New York 106.5 $80
20 Mensan Family/Flower Power Amanda Fiori Piedmont Area Mensa 106.5 $80
TNG Gnosis Emile S. San Francisco Regional Mensa 65.5 $75

CultureQuest® XXVII, 2016
Sean Cannon, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Tragic Kingdom 10/327 Holly Horton 213.5 $500
2 Team Pomp and Circus Pants 1/014 Jane Abrams 199 $330
3 Carbon-Based Life Forms 2/080 Elaine Brody 186 $265
4 Uncle Churd 5/280 Barbara McIntyre 171 $235
5 Rocket Surgeons 3/430 Dennis Tomlinson 148.5 $170
6 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 147.5 $150
7 The Iceman Wenteth 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 144 $145
8 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 142 $140
9 MECCA (but with a different C) 3/452 Richard Magnus 141.5 $135
10 Misha's Vineyard Players 1/100 Gregory Draves 140 $130
11 Highbrows 7/811 Reford Theobold 138 $125
12 Cardiff's Vigilant Hill Giants* 5/275 David Skaar 134 $120
13 Missy's Minions* 1/014 Liz Leanore 134 $115
14 CAMera Obscura 4/463 Andrew Bolda 133 $110
15 Jolie Brains 6/704 Ellen Estevens 132 $105
16 Last Call for Know-It-Alls* 8/940 Roberta Maguire 131.5 $100
17 The Standard Deviants* 5/293 Courtney Kyle 131.5 $95
18 OCDisorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 130 $90
19 Brains-a-roni 8/940 Diana Bolt 128.5 $85
20 Naked Trivia 4/520 Albert Lin 126.5 $80
Top TNG The Bill of Right Answers 7/800 Andrew S. 48 $75

* Rankings based on the results of a tie-breaker question.

CultureQuest® XXVI, 2015
Adam Smargon, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Tragic Kingdom 10/327 Holly Horton 182 $540
2 Uncle Churd 3/442 Barbara McIntyre 172 $360
3 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 168 $288
3 Carbon-Based Life Forms 2/80 Elaine Brody 168 $288
5 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 160 $252
6 High Brows 7/811 Reford Theobold 154 $180
7 Architectural Interference 5/275 David Skaar 152 $135
7 Misha's Vineyard Players 1/100 Gregory Draves 152 $135
7 Gordian Nots 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 152 $135
10 Frontal Lobe Rangers 7/800 Steven Homer 151 $125
11 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 148 $120
12 MONNY Changes Everything 1/120 Ken Gacioch 147 $115
13 Tormentors Canada Anthony Asrilen 146 $110
14 Rocket Surgeons 3/430 Barb Gill 145 $105
15 Biggest Little Team 8/893 Anna Wright 144 $100
15 Jolie Brains 6/704 Ellen Estevens 144 $100
15 Texas Boys in Florida 10/325 Daniel Finley 144 $100
18 Brains on Bourbon 6/700 Bart Geraci 143 $95
19 Conjaxure 10/322 W. John Haywood 142 $90
20 OCDisorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 141 $85
Top TNG Gnosis 8/940 Emile S. $80

CultureQuest® XXV, 2014
Adam Smargon, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Tragic Kingdom 10/327 Holly Horton 183 $420
2 Uncle Churd 3/442 Barbara McIntyre 177 $280
3 Gordian Nots 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 173 $224
4 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 167 $196
4 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 167 $196
6 Artifactual Anthill Giants 5/275 David Skaar 166 $140
7 Misha's Vineyard Players 1/100 Greogory Draves 163 $135
7 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 163 $135
9 Conjaxure 10/322 W. John Haywood 159 $120
10 CAMera Obscura 4/463 Vicky Edwards 155 $115
11 San Francisco (Mental) Giants 9/940 Elizabeth Rhein 154 $110
12 Triad and True 5/270 David Roberts 151 $105
13 Smiley Town 10/335 Kyle Lai 150 $100
14 Ben's Angels 1/120 Ben Kagan 149 $90
14 Panama City Bob and Dan 10/325 Daniel Finley 149 $90
14 Brains on Bourbon 6/700 Bart Geraci 149 $90
17 Naked Trivia 4/520 Albert Lin 148 $80
17 The Standard Deviants 5/293 Courtney Kyle Caesar 148 $80
19 Dragon Orchard Players 10/333 Ryan Martin 147 $70
20 OCDisorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 146 $65
Top TNG Heschel Velociraptors 1/100 Nathaniel S. $65

CultureQuest® XXIV, 2013
Adam Smargon, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Uncle Churd 3/442 Barbara McIntyre 184.5 $400
2 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 183.5 $267
3 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 180 $195
4 Gordian Nots 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 179 $187
5 Conjaxure 10/322 John Haywood 177.5 $134
6 OC Disorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 175 $130
7 Misha's Vineyard Players 1/100 Greogory Draves 174 $125
8 Sumus de Nominibus Callidus 5/275 David Skaar 173.5 $120
9 Burning River of Knowledge 3/440 Robert Villarreal 172.5 $115
10 The Standard Deviants 5/293 Courtney Kyle 171.5 $110
11 The Barn Owls 5/290 Paul Moeller 171 $105
12 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 170.5 $100
13 The Knowmads 1/100 Mark Williams 170 $95
13 A Good Omen 8/970 Dan Burg 170 $95
13 The Biggest Little Team 8/893 Anna Wright 170 $95
16 Mental As Anything 3/452 Steven Homer 169 $80
17 Jolie Brains 6/704 Ellen Estevens 167 $75
17 Carbon-Based Life Forms 2/080 Elaine Brody 167 $75
19 Bob and Dan From Texas 10/325 Daniel Finley 161.5 $65
20 Tormentors Canada Tony Asrilen 160 $60
Top TNG The Capital Players 1/200 Anthony A. $60

CultureQuest® XXIII, 2012
Dean Howard, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Tumblin Tumbleweeds 9/900 Carl Bryan 187.5* $364.50
2 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 187.5* $234
3 Uncle Churd 3/442 Barbara McIntyre 185 $187.20
4 Gordian Nots 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 175 $170.10
5 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 172.5 $121.50
6 Jolie Brains 6/704 Ellen Estevens 170.5 $120
7 Just the Facts MAM 7/640 Warren Walker 170 $115
8 The Biggest Little Team 8/893 Anna Wright 167.5* $110
9 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 167.5* $105
10 Brains-a-roni 8/940 Dianna Bolt 162 $100
11 Misha's Vineyard Players 1/100 Gregory Draves 161 $95
12 Brains on Bourbon 6/700 Bart Geraci 159.5 $90
13 OC Disorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 155.5 $85
14 CarolinaH Brain Gang 5/293 Lewis Gosnell 155 $80
15 Rocky and Boulder Thinkers 7/803 Peggy Pannke-Smith 153.5 $75
16 GLAAMarama 9/900 Jonathan Elliott 146 $70
17 CAMarilla 3/440 Robert Villarreal 145 $65
18 Carbon-Based Life Forms 2/080 Elaine Brody 144.5 $60
19 Sunshine Banned 10/335 Thomas Thomas 144* $55
20 Megantonya Markarol 1/100 Anton Spivack 144* $50
Top TNG Gnosis 8/940 Emile Serpar $50

* Ties were broken in favor of the team with the most correct answers to a series of "most common last name" tie-breaker questions near the end of the test.

CultureQuest® XXII, 2011
Jason Brown & Brigette Anderson, Coordinators

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 232.5 $397
2 Uncle Churd 3/442 Barbara McIntyre 180 $264
3 Gordian Nots 2/200 Stephanie Smilay 168.5 $211
4 Tumblin Tumbleweeds 9/900 Carl Bryan 168 $185
5 The Phoenix Phive 9/850 Diane Rowley 163 $132
6 Rocky and Boulder Thinkers 7/803 Peggy Pannke-Smith 160.5 $125
7 The Standard Deviants 5/293 Courtney Kyle 158 $120
8 Just the Facts MAM 7/640 Warren Walker 156 $115
9 Ichabod Crania 1/100 Patty Buethe 149 $110
10 The Original Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers 148.5 $105
11 Brains-a-roni 8/940 Dianna Bolt 148.5 $100
11 OC Disorders 9/926 Timothy Bentley 148.5 $100
13 CAMarilla 3/440 Robert Villarreal 147 $95
14 Tormentors Mensa Canada Tony Asrilen 143 $90
15 Carbon-based Life Forms 2/080 Elaine Brody 140 $85
16 GLAAMarama 9/900 Johnathan Elliott 138 $80
17 Brains on Bourbon 6/700 Bart Geraci 137 $75
18 CarolinaH Brain Gang 5/293 Lewis Gosnell 137 $70
19 Highbrows 7/811 Dennis McKim 135 $65
20 Talk Nerdy to Me 4/461 Teresa Gregory 133.5 $60
Top TNG Invisible Bobs 4/530 Zack Scherrer $60

CultureQuest® XXI, 2010
Marilyn Sallee, Coordinator

Rank Team Group Captain Pts Award
1 Indy 5.00 4/461 Larry Marcus 175 $412.50
2 Tumblin' Tumbleweeds 9/900 Carl Bryan 171.7 $275
3 MECCA 3/452 Tiffany Everett 169.5 $220
4 TheOriginal Standard Deviants 3/150 Marty Flowers