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Redwood City Friends of Literacy presents The Original Trivia BEE, supporting Project READ Redwood City. The Trivia BEE event is designed to promote literacy awareness and raise funds to support Project READ's mission of a literate community.

Sponsorship type Sponsorship Includes Benefits
Queen BEE $10,000
  • Up to 6 teams
  • 30 complementary tickets to the BEE
Your donation provides Project READ’s students most in need with glasses, hearing aids and learning evaluations.
Honey BEE $5000
  • 4 teams
  • 24 complementary tickets to the BEE
Your donation provides instructional aids and learning materials for youth and adults in our program.
Bumble BEE $2500
  • 3 teams
  • 18 complementary tickets to the BEE

Your donation provides our families with special monthly story hours and family books to read together.

BEE's Knees $1000
  • 2 teams
  • 6 complementary tickets to the BEE
Your donation provides funds to recruit and train volunteer tutors and daily tutoring for our learners.
BEE Keepers $550
  • 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