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Tournament of Champions[]

Art Fleming version[]

No. Year Name Notes
1 1964 Terry Thompson
2 1965 Babs McClellan 1991 Seniors Tournament semifinalist.
3 1966 Burns Cameron He appeared in 1990 Super Jeopardy.
4 1967 Anne Fried
5 1968 Hutton Gibson Died May 10, 2020.
6 1969 Jay Wolpert Died January 3, 2022.
7 1970 Gene Cheatam
8 1971 Rock Johnson
9 1972 Anne Marie Sutton
10 1973 Paula Ogren
11 1974 Denny Golden

Syndicated version[]

No. Season Year Name WC Notes
1 2 1985 Jerry Frankel Wild Card.png Died from AIDS on July 13, 1987.
2 3 1986 Chuck Forrest
3 4 1987 Bob Verini 1990 Super Jeopardy! 1st Runner-Up.
2002 Million Dollar Masters 2nd Runner-Up.
4 5 1988 Mark Lowenthal
5 6 1989 Tom Cubbage Wild Card.png Won 1989 College Championship.
6 7 1990 Bob Blake
7 8 1991 Jim Scott Wild Card.png First ToC winner to win one game as co-champion.
8 9 1992 Leszek Pawlowicz
9 10 1993 Tom Nosek Died September 22, 2020.
10 11 1994 Rachael Schwartz Wild Card.png First-ever Female ToC winner in syndicated version.
First-ever 4-time champ become ToC winner.
11 12 1995 Fritz Holznagel Wild Card.png First-ever 4-time male champ become ToC winner.
12 13 1996 Michael Dupée
13 14 1998 Dan Melia Wild Card.png
14 15 1999 Dave Abbott
15 16 2000 Robin Carroll Wild Card.png First-ever 5-time female champ ToC winner.
Also won 2001 International Tournament.
16 18 2001 Brad Rutter Won Million Dollar Masters Tournament in 2002, Ultimate Tournament of Champions in 2005, Battle of the Decades in 2014, and All-Star Games in 2019 (with Larissa Kelly and David Madden).
17 19 2003 Mark Dawson Wild Card.png Last ToC winner with 5-time Limit Rule in place.
18 21 2004 Russ Schumacher Wild Card.png First ToC winner with Unlimited Rule in place.
19 22 2006 Michael Falk Wild Card.png Only 3-time ToC winner.
20 24 2007 Celeste DiNucci Wild Card.png First and only female ToC winner with Unlimited Rule in place.
First ToC winner where semifinal ends in a Tiebreaker Round.
21 25 2009 Dan Pawson First 6-time+ ToC winner.
22 26 2010 Vijay Balse
23 28 2011 Roger Craig 2014 Battle of the Decades 2nd Runner-Up.
24 29 2013 Colby Burnett Won 2012-B Teachers Tournament.
2019 All-Star Games 2nd runner-up (with Alan Lin and Pam Mueller).
25 31 2014 Ben Ingram Last ToC winner with ties allowed.
Last ToC winner to win one game as co-champion.
26 32 2015 Alex Jacob First ToC winner with tiebreaker rule in place.
27 34 2017 Buzzy Cohen Was the guest host for the 2021 Tournament of Champions for the charity, Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission Trebek Center For The Homeless.
28 36 2019 James Holzhauer Longest winning streak and highest regular winnings for a ToC winner.
Last ToC champion in the Alex Trebek era
Last ToC before the recording system with no audience due to COVID-19.
29 37 2021 Sam Kavanaugh First ToC champion in the post-Trebek era.
The first ToC and all-time tournament in a recording system with no audience due to COVID-19.
The last ToC winner in the 15-people system.
30 39 2022

College Championship[]

No. Season Name WC Notes
1 5 Tom Cubbage Won 1989 Tournament of Champions.
2 6 Michael Thayer
3 7 Scott Gillispie
4 8 Billy Baxter Wild Card.png
5 9 Phoebe Juel
6 10 Jeff Stewart 1994 Tournament of Champions 1st runner-up.
Husband of Season 13 contestant Jennifer Wadsack.
7 11 Ben Lyon
8 12 Shane Whitlock
9 13 Craig Baker
10 14 Andrew Hutchings
11 15 Carolyn Cracraft Died June 7, 2019 from end-stage liver disease.
12 16 Janet Wong
13 17 Pam Mueller Wild Card.png 2019 All-Star Games 2nd runner-up (with Colby Burnett and Alan Lin).
14 18 Vinita Kailasanath
15 19 Kyle Hale
16 20 Keith Williams
17 21 Kermin Fleming
18 22 Nico Martinez
19 23 Cliff Galiher Wild Card.png 2007 Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up.
20 24 Joey Beachum
21 25 Patrick Tucker
22 26 Nick Yozamp
23 27 Erin McLean
24 28 Monica Thieu Wild Card.png 2019 All Star Games 1st Runner-Up (with Ken Jennings and Matt Jackson).
25 29 Jim Coury
26 30 Terry O'Shea
27 32 Sam Deutsch
28 33 Lilly Chin
29 34 Dhruv Gaur
30 36 Nibir Sarma Wild Card.png Last College Championship champion during Alex Trebek's lifetime.

Teen Tournament[]

No. Season Name WC Notes
1 3 Michael Galvin
2 4 Michael Block
3 5 Eric Newhouse Also won the 1998 Teen Reunion Tournament.
2002 Million Dollar Masters 1st runner-up.
4 6 Jamie Weiss
5 7 Andrew Westney Wild Card.png
6 8 April McManus
7 9 Fraser Woodford Wild Card.png
8 10 Matt Morris
9 11 Matt Zielenski
10 12 Amanda Goad
11 13 Josh DenHartog Wild Card.png
12 14 Sahir Islam
13 15 Melissa Seal
14 16 Chacko George Last Teen Tournament Winner to participate in ToC.
15 17 Graham Gilmer
16 18 Bernard Holloway
17 19 John Zhang
18 20 Jennifer Wu
19 21 Michael Braun
20 22 Papa Chakravarthy
21 23-A David Walter Wild Card.png
22 23-B Meryl Federman Wild Card.png Champion for the 2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games.
Daughter of Season 29 player Todd Federman.
23 24 Rachel Horn
24 25 Anurag Kashyap
25 26 Rachel Rothenberg Wild Card.png
26 27 Raynell Cooper Wild Card.png
27 28 Elyse Mancuso Last Tournament winner beat the winner's minimum guarantee ($79,600).
28 29 Leonard Cooper Wild Card.png First Teen Tournament winner and so far the only tournament winner who made to the finals by wildcard due to triple-zero score in one of the semifinal games.
29 30 Jeff Xie Wild Card.png Last Teen Tournament champion to win $75,000 before the Grand Prize for the champion got raised to $100,000.
30 33 Sharath Narayan Wild Card.png 1st Teen Tournament champion to win $100,000, and the last On the Road Tournament winner during Alex Trebek's lifetime.
31 35-A Claire Sattler Wild Card.png Last female Tournament winner during Alex Trebek's lifetime.
Last female Teen Tournament champion.
32 35-B Avi Gupta Last Teen Tournament champion during Alex Trebek's lifetime.
Last Teen Tournament champion.

Teachers Tournament[]

No. Season Name WC Notes
1 27 Charles Temple
2 28 Patrick Quinn
3 29 Colby Burnett Won 2013 Tournament of Champions.
2019 All-Star Games 2nd runner-up (with Alan Lin and Pam Mueller).
4 30 John Pearson
5 31 Jennifer Giles The only female Teacher tournament winner.
6 32 Jason Sterlacci
7 33 David Clemmons
8 34 Larry Martin Died from pancreatic cancer on January 25, 2019, before the 2019 Tournament of Champions.
Only tournament champion so far to die before the Tournament of Champions.
9 35 Francois Barcomb 2019 Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up.
10 36 Ben Henri Last Teachers Tournament champion during Alex Trebek's lifetime.
Last Teachers tournament and all-time tournament before the recording system with no audience due to COVID-19.
Last Tournament winner during Alex Trebek's lifetime.

Seniors Tournament[]

No. Season Name WC Notes
1 3 Zeke Sevilla Jr. Died October 16, 2021, at the age of 90.
2 4 Peggy Kennedy Died December 13, 2000, at the age of 70.
3 5 Ouida Rellstab
4 6 George Soule Died December 24, 2011.
5 7 Lou Pryor 1991 Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up.
Died January 10, 2014, at the age of 79.
6 8 Leonard Schmidt Wild Card.png Died April 10, 1994, at the age of 67.
7 9 Marilyn Kneeland 1993 Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up.
Died December 18, 2019, at the age of 83.
8 10 Bart Thomas Wild Card.png Died March 31, 2006.
9 11 Aaron Klein Wild Card.png
10 12 David Cuneo Last Seniors Tournament champion.

Professors Tournament[]

No. Season Name WC Notes
1 38 Sam Buttrey
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