About the competition


Hosted by Charlie Pickering, of ABC TV, two teams of scientists, each joined by a special guest team captain, will battle it out for the honour of being this year’s National Science Quiz champions.

While our teams discuss and ponder their quiz answers, audience members and people at home can also play along for the chance to win cash prizes.

Want to test your scientific knowledge? Think you have what it takes to win?

HOW TO PLAY

Play along via our ‘Slido’[link] online poll.

Please choose the correct location event code below when joining the quiz:

Theatre Audience Event Code [code 1]
Home Player Event Code [Code 2]

JOIN ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE:
Download the ‘Slido’ [link] app on your phone and enter as a participant by entering the correct event code above.

JOIN ON YOUR COMPUTER:
Go to www.slido.com [link] and join as a participant by entering the correct event code above at the top of the home page.

PRIZES

First place theatre audience (Fed Square) participant will win $500.

First place home player (streaming online) participant will win $250.

HOW TO WIN

You will have 45 secs to answer each multiple-choice question.

The fastest person to submit the most correct answers via the Slido poll will win.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Cash prizes are only available to Australian residents.

No Googling allowed – but you can ask a friend!

Teams are welcome to play (why not create a pub or work quiz event?) – however only one team member can enter each teams answer/s.

Particpants playing whilst streaming online must NOT join the live audience (Fed Square) event poll as the audience winner will be awarded their prize live on stage. Players who are watching the online stream must join the ‘home player’ event poll or their quiz results will be void.

Download the competition Terms and Conditions

SUBMIT A QUESTION

Got a great science question you think will stump our panel?

You can also win prizes for submitting a video or written science quiz question.

Click [here] for more details [link to the Questions page here]

How to play