Jeopardy! Teacher's Tournament

The Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament debuted in Spring 2011. It features 15 teachers competing in the same 2-week format as the Tournament of Champions, Teen Tournament, and College Championship. The first Teachers Tournament debuted on May 2, 2011.

In addition to the aforementioned cash prize, the winner of the tournament automatically earns a spot in the next Tournament of Champions, although one winner (Larry Martin in 2018) died from Pancreatic cancer before the tournament.

So far, two Teachers Tournaments winners have made it to the final round in Tournament of Champions (Colby Burnett in 2013 and Francois Barcomb in 2019); only Burnett won the event.

Burnett was also invited back to the Battle of the Decades in 2014, but lost his semifinal match. He was team captain in the All-Star games in 2019, where he drafted 2017 Tournament of Champions finalist Alan Lin and 2000-B College Champion Pam Mueller as team members. His team was the second runner-up in the event.

Jennifer Giles in 2015 was competed as a member of Team Buzzy Cohen. John Pearson was the alternate in the the All-Star games.

Jason Sterlacci only advanced to the semifinals in 2017.

Season Airdate Finale Winner School
27 May 2, 2011 May 13, 2011 Charles Temple The Ocracoke School
28-A February 15, 2012 February 28, 2012 Patrick Quinn Ritenour High School
29-B November 7, 2012 November 20, 2012 Colby Burnett Fenwick High School
30 November 11, 2013 November 22, 2013 John Pearson Austin Elementary School
31 February 2, 2015 February 13, 2015 Jennifer Giles Columbine Elementary School
32 May 2, 2016 May 13, 2016 Jason Sterlacci Burnett Middle School
33 May 8, 2017 May 19, 2017 David Clemmons Keller High School
34 May 7, 2018 May 18, 2018 Larry Martin Belinder Elementary School
35 May 6, 2019 May 17, 2019 Francois Barcomb Hendrick Hudson High School
36 May 25, 2020 June 5, 2020 Ben Henri Grosse Pointe North High School


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