The show features three-person teams competing in 12 individual games, with sixteen high school teams from Broward and eight from Miami-Dade/Palm Beach counties, and/or private schools.
School Duel consists of four rounds of questions, covering a variety of subject areas. The show will begin with the First Strike round, featuring 10-point toss up questions that may be answered by either team. The second round, the Joust, matches individual players head-to-head for a 10-point question, with the winner earning his/her team the chance to answer three more bonus questions worth up to 30 additional points. Round three is the Rapid Action round, where teams try to answer ten questions in a speed round. The final round, the Final Showdown, consists of a series of toss-up questions, worth 20 points each.
A new episode will air every following Thursday evening, through May 18, 2023
In addition, every week’s episode re-broadcasts on Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m.
BECON-TV reaches homes throughout Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties via Comcast Cable (channels 488 & 19); DirecTV, DISH Network and AT&TU-Verse (channel 63).