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2014 Trivia Smackdown


And the winners are....


Once again, the team walked away with the trophy of knowledge, defending their title from last year.  But it was a close competition.  

Thank you to everyone who helped make the event a successful and fun evening.   Start practicing now for next year and sign up for our enewsletter so you'll know when to expect NHPR's Trivia Smackdown 2015!

April 18th, 2014
Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, NH
5:00  Doors open
6:30 Trivia starts 

Join NHPR's Digital Director Rebecca Lavoie as she emcees our 2nd annual Trivia Smackdown! The evening will include food donated by The Common Man, a silent auction, and a team trivia challenge hosted by Seacoast trivia guru Phil Kliger.

You will have the opportunity to mingle, meet some of NHPR’s famous folk and enjoy a lively evening of conversation and great food, while raising funds to support NHPR’s programming - and, of course, prove how smart you are!

Set of 4 stoneware tumblers handmade by Jennie Blair (Value: $80) - just one of the items available in our fabulous silent auction!

  Click Here for the full silent auction gallery!

Here are 10 Smackdown details:

  1. It’s going to be even more awesome than last year.
  2. It takes place on Friday night, April 18th, 2014. The fun and food start at 5pm at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH
  3. It’s going to be bigger than last year, more teams = more competition.
  4. This is a fundraiser, so teams can purchase a table, and then continue fundraising to earn points for your team! Or, if you just want to watch, you can purchase a Spectator ticket.
  5. There are 8 people per team. Choose smart and useful people; if you're unsure which of your friends and coworkers are smart and useful, casually invite them to a game of Trivial Pursuit.
  6. There will be 25 teams competing to be the Smackdown winner of 2014 - space is limited.
  7. There will be lots of food and drinks, plus a monster silent auction of great stuff.
  8. NHPR reporters and staff will be hanging out, waiting to meet you.
  9. The winning team will walk away with the Championship Trophy of Knowledge.

10. There can be only one winning team. Will it be yours?!
Want in?  Contact Becky Kates at (603) 223-2450 or rkates@nhpr.org and she can sign you up!  Remember, space is limited, so call today!

Already registered? Good! Save the date!

When: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Where: Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main Street, Concord

Event sponsored by:


Thank you to our team sponsors:

Angle of Attack
Feel the Love
Geneius and the Brain Thrust
Leadership NH Class of 2012
Opus Advisors
Shaheen & Gordon
Stonyfield Farm
Terracon Consultants
The Defenders
The Farm Team

Thank you to our auction donors:


Amanda Adams

Anglea's Pasta & Cheese Shop

Badger Balm

Birds on the Wing Design Studio

Blue Table Chocolates

Boyan Pottery

Brookford Farm


Capitol Center for the Arts

Cemita Shack

Chuck Stone

Cinnamon Rainbows Surf Co

Company C

Conway Scenic Railroad



Elizabeth Benotti Handmade Ceramics

Elm Tree Suds

Everyday Café

Flying Goose Brewery

Forest Bound

Gabasaurus Rex

Goodale's Bike Shop

Grace Walters Designs

Hopkins Center for the Arts

Jennie Blair

Jo Shields

Just Naturals & Co.

Kiele Gregoire

King Arthur Flour


League of NH Craftsmen

Lisa's Lovlies

Little Girl Pearl

Madelynn Cassin Designs

Maple Shade Kids

Mill Falls Inns and Spa

Millbrook Gallery

Montshire Museum of Science


Moonlight Meadery

Mr. Ken Hopf

Mt. Washington Observatory

NEARBY Registry

NH Fisher Cats

NH German School

Nicola's Trattoria

North Country Comforts

North Lynx Condo, Sugarbush VT

Palindrome Jewelry

Paul Farm


Radisson Nashua

Red Staggerwing

Redhook Brewery

Renaissance Glassworks

Rude Parasol Press


Salon K



Shire Jewelry

Shorty's Mexican Restaurant

Squam Brewing

Terrapin Tours

The Fitzwilliam Inn

Tuscan Brands LLC

Vesta Velo

Walker Silverworks

White Birch Brewing

White Birch Brewing

White Mountains Attractions Association

William CM Prints

Zorvino Vineyards

And thanks to our heroes: