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Sports Trivia

The University of Southern Mississippi

Intramural Sports Program

Sports Trivia


All Intramural participants are responsible for their own medical expenses. Any participant unsure of his/her physical condition should check with their physician or the University Clinic before participating in an Intramural Sports contest.

Intramural Officials are in absolute control of the game.  Officials and Supervisors shall have the power to make decisions on all matters and questions not specifically covered in the rules.

Eligibility and Roster Information

A current Southern Miss I.D. must be presented to the supervisor at game time.                                              NO  I.D. - NO PLAY- NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!

Teams must have a minimum of 1 player to start a game.  4 players shall be on a team. 

Forfeit Policy

If a team fails to appear with the required minimum number of players, ready to play, at the scheduled location at the scheduled start of the game, a member of the Intramural Sports Staff will declare the contest a forfeit.  Teams that forfeit will receive a ‘C’ for sportsmanship and will be required to pay $15 to the Recreational Sports Office prior to the registration of any other intramural sports teams. 

Teams are only allowed one forfeit per sport per season.  If a team forfeits twice, it will be removed from the league for the remainder of the season.

Default Policy

If a team knows that they will be unable to play a scheduled game, the Team Captain must contact the Intramural Sports Office by 12:00 PM the day of the contest to declare a default.  The defaulting team will receive a loss and a ‘B’ for sportsmanship.  There is no re-entry fee for a default.


  • The game consists of two rounds with 20 questions in each round.
  • Points are kept by each team as well as the supervisor.
  • The team member that buzzed in must answer the question
  • Have 5 seconds to answer the question
  • Consultation is allowed
  • If a team misses a question, their point with reduce by that question’s value
  • Unless the question is just a picture, the teams cannot buzz in until the question has been read



Recreational Sports Website:

Intramural Sports Office: 601.266.5409

Revised 8/1/11

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