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Trivia Bee
All Trivia Bee tickets will be available at Will Call the day of the event.

For 25 years Redwood City Friends of Literacy has supported Project READ Redwood City with its annual Trivia Bee. The Trivia BEE event is designed to promote literacy awareness and raise funds to support Project READ's mission of a literate community.

Redwood City Friends of Literacy is the non-profit fundraising board for Project READ Redwood City.

Sponsorship type Sponsorship Includes Benefits
Queen BEE $10,000
  • 30 complimentary tickets to watch the BEE
  • Logo signage on Project READ’s website and the Trivia Bee website
  • Logo signage at BEE event
  • Introduction at BEE event
Your donation supports Project Read’s most in need students with glasses, hearing aids and learning evaluations.
Honey BEE $5000
  • 24 complimentary tickets to watch the BEE
  • Name on Project READ’s website and the Trivia Bee website
  • Logo signage at BEE event
Your donation provides instructional aids and learning materials for youth and adults in our program.
Bumble BEE $2500
  • 18 complimentary tickets to watch the BEE
  • Name on Project READ’s website and the Trivia Bee website
  • Name on signage at BEE event

Your donation supports monthly story hours and family books to read together.

BEE's Knees $1000
  • 6 complimentary tickets to watch the BEE
  • Name on signage at BEE event
Your donation provides funds to recruit and train volunteer tutors and daily tutoring for our learners

BEE Keepers $650
(Discount available for past participants)

  • 1 team
  • 3 complementary tickets to the BEE

Your donation provides program support and materials and supplies for learners.

Buzz Rules
Each team consists of three members with the
Team Captain as the team spokesperson.
One point is given for each correct answer.
There are no penalties for wrong answers
Each new round starts at zero
The qualifying Round consists of 30 questions
The 15 Teams with the highest score will compete in the
Semi-final Round of 15 Questions
The final Round for the top 5 teams
will have a total of 7 questions
The game moves toward the fourth round,
a "Sudden Death" tie-breaker only
if there is a tie for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place
Past Champions
2013 - The Ineffables
2012 - Meltzer, Czechowski & Rodgers
2011 - ZAP Think Tank
2010 - ZAP Think Tank
2009 - The Ineffables
2008 - The Ineffables
2007 - SRI International
2006 - The Ineffables
2005 - SRI International
2004 - The Ineffables
2002 - The Ineffables
2001 - Crystal Springs School
2000 - The Ineffables
1999 - The Ineffables
1998 - Siemens Business Communication Systems
1997 - The Ineffables
1996 - The Ineffables
1995 - San Francisco Chronicle
1994 - San Francisco Chornicle
1993 - The Ineffables
1992 - The Ineffables
1991 - Ropers Majeski
1990 - Minds Over Matter
1989 - Minds Over Matter

Sample Questions and Answers

All donations are tax deductible and non refundable. RCFOL EIN: 94-3133401