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LATEST RESULT: National Final (NZ)
1st: Cathedral Grammar, Canterbury
2nd: Southwell School, Waikato
3rd: Masterton Intermediate, Manawatu
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Wednesday 10th July, 12am

Canberra Grammar School, Canberra, Australia

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South Africa

General Info and Contact

The National Coordinator for South Africa is Marj Brown (email marjoriebrown58[at]gmail.com).

Typically there are several regional heats followed by a national final. Heats typically take place in February (see the Schedule of Heats and Finals for full details).

Saluting Wayne’s Twenty Years of Quizzing in South Africa

National Coordinator Marj Brown has written a tribute celebrating Wayne's twenty years of quizzing in South Africa:

Report on 2017 KLQ in South Africa

The National Co-ordinator has written a report (with photos) about the 2017 South Africa heats and final.


Latest Winners

The winners of the 2024 National Final are St John's Boys' College.

St John’s Boys’ College, winners of the 2024 KLQ South Africa National Final

St John’s Boys’ College, winners of the 2024 KLQ South Africa National Final


Forthcoming Heats/Finals

Future heats/finals will be added here as soon as they are finalised. Please check back regularly, or view our Google Calendar or subscribe to our RSS feed.


Champions' Roster

  • 2024: St John's Boys' College
  • 2023: Manor Gardens School
  • 2022: Westville Senior Primary
  • 2020: Parkview Senior School
  • 2019: St John’s College
  • 2018: Manor Gardens
  • 2017: St John's College
  • 2016: St John's College
  • 2015: Manor Gardens
  • 2014: St Johns
  • 2013: Roedean School
  • 2012: Roedean School, Johannesburg
  • 2011: Manor Gardens, Durban
  • 2010: The Ridge
  • 2009: Grove Primary
  • 2008: Springvale
  • 2007: Springfield Convent
  • 2006: Grove School
  • 2005: Springfield Convent
  • 2004: De La Salle College

Sponsors and Supporters

The Kids' Lit Quiz in South Africa is sponsored by Exclusive Books.


South Africa scoops the 2013 Olympics of reading

A video feature on the South Africa team winning the 2013 World Final

Manor Gardens, winners of the 2015 South Africa National Final, at the World Final