Arkansas student to compete in JEOPARDY! Teen Tournament - KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

Arkansas student to compete in JEOPARDY! Teen Tournament

Arkansas student to compete in JEOPARDY! Teen Tournament

Posted: Updated:

CULVER CITY, Calif. – A 15-year-old student from Arkansas will compete for the $75,000 grand prize in the 29th edition of the JEOPARDY! Teen Tournament.

Cooper Lair, who is in the 10th grade at Little Rock Christian Academy, is one of 15 students competing for the grand prize.

The tournament is set to begin on July 21, and will conclude with a two-day final airing July 31 and August 1.

To qualify for the tournament, prospective contestants were selected from those who passed a 50-question online test.

A select group was then invited to attend regional in-person auditions consisting of a second 50-question test, an interview and mock game play.

JEOPARDY! airs on KATV Monday through Friday at 2:00 p.m.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 20-year-old Stuttgart shooting victim dies

    20-year-old Stuttgart shooting victim dies

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:17:09 GMT
    Community members held a prayer vigil for Daniel Ruffin after he was shot in the chest while walking his dog on Tuesday night. Ruffin died Wednesday night after succumbing to his injuries. More >>
    Community members held a prayer vigil for Daniel Ruffin after he was shot in the chest while walking his dog on Tuesday night. Ruffin died Wednesday night after succumbing to his injuries.
    More >>
  • Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base

    Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:48:11 GMT
    The lockdown at Little Rock Air Force Base has been lifted.More >>
    The lockdown at Little Rock Air Force Base has been lifted.More >>
  • FOLLOW-UP: Coroner says "pure speculation" if son would have been saved

    FOLLOW-UP: Coroner says "pure speculation" if son would have been saved

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:51:41 GMT
    CONWAY (KATV) – The Faulkner County Coroner said it was a lethal combination of a multitude of drugs that ultimately killed 20 year-old Joshua Ashley-Pauley – the son of the man holding a sign public shaming his son’s friends who he believes did nothing to help save his son. More >>
    CONWAY (KATV) – The Faulkner County Coroner said it was a lethal combination of a multitude of drugs that ultimately killed 20 year-old Joshua Ashley-Pauley – the son of the man holding a sign public shaming his son’s friends who he believes did nothing to help save his son. More >>