Merseyside Quiz Leagues

The World's Largest Independent Quiz Leagues

The Merseyside Quiz Leagues, founded in 1959, are the largest independent quiz leagues in the world.

In the 2011/12 season there were approximately 150 teams competing. Teams compete in their own local leagues, so that travelling distances are kept to a minimum. There are, however, opportunities to enter Merseyside-wide competitions at either team or league representative levels - our equivalents of UEFA club competitions and International matches.

Quiz event in Rochdale - 9th August 2014 

A Quiz Event will be held at Rochdale Town Hall on Saturday 9th August starting at 11:30.

There will be a short individual written quiz in the morning, and in the afternoon there will be a variety of team quizzes and buzzer quizzes.

Because we have made a very good deal with the Town Hall, there will only be a nominal fee of £5, with any surplus going to charity. The Town Hall canteen should be open for hot and cold drinks and hot and cold food.

If you have any questions or suggestions for the afternoon's quizzing, please do not hesitate to get in touch. However, there are some details on Facebook here:   Quiz in the North

John Wilson

07969 858632

Posted by Admin 23/05/14 Categories: News

Sad News 

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the deaths of two stalwarts of the MQL, both members of the Warrington Quiz League.

Elaine Bates, who was the incumbent MQL President and former deputy chair of the organisation, passed away on January 4th.  Her funeral will take place at Walton Lea Crematorium, Warrington on Monday 20 January 2014 at 12:20 pm. Afterwards, there will be a reception at Culcheth Village Club (formerly Culcheth British Legion), postcode WA3 4LY, where Elaine was an active team player for many years.

Charlie Willliams, former President and Assistant General Secretary, passed away on Thursday 9th January.  His funeral will take place at 13.00 on Monday 20th January at Newchurch Parish Church, Culcheth, Warrington and afterwards at Leigh Golf Club.

Our thoughts and best wishes go out to their families and friends.

Posted by Admin 17/01/14 Categories: News

Fifteen to One is coming back with a £40,000 prize! 

Contestants Wanted

15 to 1

Channel 4 have announced that 15 t0 1 is coming back to our screens in the new year.  You can visit the Channel 4 website for more details, and If you would like to apply you can download and application form from here:

In each show fifteen contestants go head to head answering some of TV’s toughest general knowledge questions. It’s a gripping game of quick fire answers where the winner is simply the last person standing.

Ultimately more than just a game of survival, Fifteen to One is a battle of supreme knowledge with the fifteen highest scoring winners returning for the end of the series final where they’ll compete for the title of ‘Grand Champion’.

The Grand Champion of the series wins up to £40,000!

Auditions are happening all over the UK - taking place exclusively throughout January 2014. The application closing date is January 17th 2014 but please apply quickly as audition spaces are limited.

All applicants must be 18 years or over and be legally resident in the UK. Terms and conditions apply.

You can only apply once so please only send one completed application form.

N.B: successful applicants will be granted one audition only.

Posted by Admin 10/12/13 Categories: Contestant Call

Revenge of the Egghead 

Contestants Wanted

12 Yard Productions, makers of "Eggheads", are looking for contestants for a new BBC2 show

The programme is a general knowledge quiz where contestants attempt to win thousands of pounds. Standing in their way is the fearsomely competitive Egghead, CJ de Mooi. Can you outsmart a know-it-all quizzer and scoop the jackpot?

If you would like to apply, you can download an application form from here, and also see a flyer here.

Posted by Admin 30/10/13 Categories: Contestant Call

Show Me The Telly! 

ITV are looking for teams of 3 to compete against a team of 3 celebrities based on their knowledge of television, with the chance to win  a prize of £3,000.

If you are interested, please contact Bethan Williams at or by phone at 0161 952 0760

Posted by Admin 11/09/13 Categories: Contestant Call
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