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Contestant Zone 2021 Tournament of Champions

Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions | Presented by Consumer Cellular

Tournament Contestants

Monday's Matchup
August 30, 2021
  • Jason Zuffranieri
    Jason Zuffranieri
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Math Teacher
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $18,800
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Ryan Bilger
    Ryan Bilger
    Macungie, Pennsylvania
    Graduate Student
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $32,405
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Sarah Jett Rayburn
    Sarah Jett Rayburn
    Hutto, Texas
    Writer and Stay-at-home Mom
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $0
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Tuesday's Matchup
August 31, 2021
  • Karen Farrell
    Karen Farrell
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    Political Consultant
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $16,200
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Nibir Sarma
    Nibir Sarma
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota
    Junior At The University Of Minnesota
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $12,199
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Steve Moulds
    Steve Moulds
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Playwright
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $4,800
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Wednesday's Matchup
September 1, 2021
  • Jennifer Quail
    Jennifer Quail
    Dowagiac, Michigan
    Wine Tasting Consultant
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $20,650
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Paul Trifiletti
    Paul Trifiletti
    Athens, Georgia
    Attorney
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $5,700
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Ryan Hemmel
    Ryan Hemmel
    Los Angeles, California
    Legal Technology Professional
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $11,600
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Thursday's Matchup
September 2, 2021
  • Mackenzie Jones
    Mackenzie Jones
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    STEM Programming Coordinator
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $9,000
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Kevin Walsh
    Kevin Walsh
    Originally Williamstown, New Jersey
    Story Analyst
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $16,000
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Ben Henri
    Ben Henri
    Grosse Pointe, Michigan
    Choral Music Director
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $0
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Friday's Matchup
September 3, 2021
  • Sam Kavanaugh
    Sam Kavanaugh
    Originally from Carlton, Minnesota
    Teacher
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $22,801
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Andy Wood
    Andy Wood
    Originally Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Writer
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $100
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Portland, Oregon
    Librarian
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $22,460
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Monday's Matchup
September 6, 2021
  • Sam Kavanaugh
    Sam Kavanaugh
    Originally from Carlton, Minnesota
    Teacher
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $28,600
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Karen Farrell
    Karen Farrell
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    Political Consultant
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $12,519
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Ryan Hemmel
    Ryan Hemmel
    Los Angeles, California
    Legal Technology Professional
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $3,907
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Tuesday's Matchup
September 7, 2021
  • Ryan Bilger
    Ryan Bilger
    Macungie, Pennsylvania
    Graduate Student
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $16,002
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Portland, Oregon
    Librarian
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $31,400
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Kevin Walsh
    Kevin Walsh
    Originally Williamstown, New Jersey
    Story Analyst
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $0
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Wednesday's Matchup
September 8, 2021
  • Jennifer Quail
    Jennifer Quail
    Dowagiac, Michigan
    Wine Tasting Consultant
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $29,999
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Jason Zuffranieri
    Jason Zuffranieri
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Math Teacher
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $20,400
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Nibir Sarma
    Nibir Sarma
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota
    Junior At The University Of Minnesota
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $201
    Semifinalist
    Champion

Tournament Finals

September 9–10, 2021
  • Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Portland, Oregon
    Librarian
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $6,400
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Jennifer Quail
    Jennifer Quail
    Dowagiac, Michigan
    Wine Tasting Consultant
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $14,500
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Sam Kavanaugh
    Sam Kavanaugh
    Originally from Carlton, Minnesota
    Teacher
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $38,000
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Total Winnings
250,000
Total Winnings
100,000
Total Winnings
50,000
September 9–10, 2021
  • Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Veronica Vichit-Vadakan
    Portland, Oregon
    Librarian
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $6,400
    Day 2
    $15,600
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Jennifer Quail
    Jennifer Quail
    Dowagiac, Michigan
    Wine Tasting Consultant
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $14,500
    Day 2
    $42,000
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Sam Kavanaugh
    Sam Kavanaugh
    Originally from Carlton, Minnesota
    Teacher
    winner
    Day 1
    $38,000
    Day 2
    $58,388
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Total Winnings
250,000
Total Winnings
100,000
Total Winnings
50,000