Welcome to Excesss Trivia in Columbus Ohio. Central Ohio's leader in pub, bar, team, buzzer, online, and remote-hosted trivia games services and events!

Bar Pub Trivia Nights Just Got Exciting.


Excesss Trivia's game-show style trivia nights can provide fun excitement to any bar night, happy hour or special event. We provide a Jeopardy-like game screen, either on your TV or with our projectors, and up to ten teams or individual players can use our ring-in wireless buzzers to play in real-time. We also can host remote trivia online for virtual events or corporate team building/meetings, as well as phone-based trivia, music bingo, and even the classic pub-style triva, as well!



We can do any type of trivia you or your patrons desire- but we really LOVE our Jeopardy-style events! Here's why:


No more writing down answers on slips of paper!

Wireless ring-in light-up buzzers keep the pace moving!


No more waiting endlessly for scores to be tallied!

Score keeping is automated and all players can see their scores at any time!


No more hoping no one is cheating with a cell phone!

Fast-paced buzzer trivia means little or no time for cellphones to provide an edge!


No more playing just one game a night!

Excesss Trivia can bring 4-5 games of trivia for up to TWENTY teams in just a couple hours!


XSQUIZ is our newest phone-based, indivdual play trivia solution.


XSQUIZ can provide a host for your festivities in person, or be remote hosted across online streaming media services.

People can play from across the web, or together in pubs with NO CONTACT for hosts and players. Click here to find out more about XSQUIZ


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  • So what exactly is Excesss Trivia?

    What is pub trivia? Is pub trivia something I should be doing? And for bar managers and owners- is pub trivia something you have in your venue? How does Excesss Trivia differ from other trivia companies?
    Learn more about pub trivia in general - and what it is that makes Excesss Trivia so special

  • Looking for YOUR new weekly Trivia night?

    We are honored to provide pub trivia services to some of the best venues in Central Ohio. Check out our list of nightly shows and find an Excesss Trivia Show near you! Shows are listed by day and time, and you can see what prizes each location is offering! What are you waiting for? Get a team together and come show us how big your brains are tonight!
    Click here for our list of shows

  • Find out how your venue or special event can have an Excesss Trivia night.

    Each week, Excesss Trivia brings our unique BUZZER-BASED fast paced gameshow-action trivia to some of the best bars and restaurants all over central Ohio. Great for not only bars & restaurants, but also for corporate events, reunions and birthdays, even wedding receptions or rehearsal dinners! Combined with our uplighting, photobooth and karaoke and DJ services - Excesss Trivia just might be the service provider you didn't know you were looking for!
    Learn more about our special event and corporate services here

  • The best hosts in the business

    Big Brains. Sharp wit. Tech geniuses. Sense of humor, Energy to keep a crowd interested, endless fonts of knowledge - and the ability to make some stuff up on the spot, too. It takes something special to be an Excesss Host- and we are lucky enough to have some of the BEST hosts you will find at ANY trivia night! Check them all out here... and heck - maybe even consider JOINING us - IF you think you got what it takes!
    Meet our hosts

  • See pictures of the glorious winners taken at each of our weekly shows! Just follow us on Facebook to see new pics added each week

    There is no doubt about it - what makes each and every one of our trivia shows so special is all of the great patrons that come week after week. Sure, winning is great, but so is just spending time with your friends, or coming up with the perfect witty or funny answer that- even it isn't right- was too good not to share. We try to take pictures of EACH of our winning teams, and we 're always sharing pics of our big-brained winners online! TLD/DR: make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for pics from ALL the shows - as well as to get Facebook-only notifications of new shows and be the first to know of contests, giveaways, and other EXCESSS special events!
    Check out our social media feed - and follow us on twitter, instagram, facebook, and snapchat!

  • We offer so many different types of trivia you can play! NO mater WHAT your favorite is, it is always HOST-WRITTEN trivia, tailormade for your group's interests, skill level, picked themes, or your requested weekly categories!

    At Excesss Trivia, it is your >Excesss Trivia HostsJeopardy-style fast-buzzer gameshow-style trivia; multiple choice Jeopardy-style trivia; music bingo name-that-tune style trivia; pub-style, classic pen-and-paper write your answers down trivia,remote-hosted, remote-playing; over-the-web based trivia; and make SURE to our all new phone-based, no-touch, single player covid-conscious trivia option!
    Click here and learn more about all of our various trivia options- what's your favorite way to play?

  • Want your product or service featured all over the city? We can help.

    We are so honored to have be a part of so many great organizations and events over the years. We're glad to discuss how our trivia and karaoke services can make YOUR upcoming event even more spectacular! We have a unique way to get YOUR business,product or service in front of THOUSANDS of eyes: as a partner or sponsor of our themed nights, or as featured prizes! Contributing a trivia prize is a GREAT way to get exposure. We actually create themed weeks around bigger giveaways, and feature our partners prominently on associated promotional materials -both printed and online. We can even put slides up featuring products or companies in between rounds of trivia, or customize our content to feature your product or theme! YOU provide our patrons with an exceptional offer, or some coupons or gift certificates that could make great prizes, WE provide YOU with new potential customers - and provide your company with valuable exposure!
    Contact us and find out how easy it is to sponsor a night or special event or be a featured prize provider!



Excesss Productions, central Ohio's leader in karaoke, is proud to present some OTHER ways to spend a couple of hours out with friends or family in and around Columbus... live gameshow-style pub trivia!


Excesss Trivia provides TV-style buzzer ring-in trivia nights, with full multimedia questions! Pictures, movie clips, sounds, and music are all part of the fun when Excesss Trivia comes to your bar or special event!


Excesss Trivia can even customize the questions for your bar, or even use content you provide, specific to your special event! Great for weekly trivia nights in bars and restaurants, perfect for reunions and wedding rehearsal dinners and receptions, and great fun at corporate events, retreats or trainings!

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Get hints for all games, see pics of each week's winners, and be the first to learn about new games and special contests!

So many fun ways to play!
Most shows feature our team play BUZZER-style trivia! Ring in first to answer - it is Jeopardy-style GAMESHOW-paced Trivia with up to 10 or 20 teams!
team buzzer ring in first trivia

Other shows feature Multichoice team-play BUTTON-style trivia! Same great gameshow format, but with multiple choice answers where EVERY TEAM answers every question!
multi choice button trivia

Our Excesss Music Bingo trivia is second to none! We can use ANY collection of songs you choose for custom games!
music bingo name that tune trivia

Most people think it is like taking a test in a bar - but others can't get enough of it! If classic pen-and-paper PUB-STYLE trivia is your thing... we got you covered!
multi choice button trivia

XSQUIZ allows for players to play in person on their phones, or even remotely on their PCs as well! XSQUIZ is PERFECT for those in need of a COVID-conscious trivia solution.
multi choice button trivia

We are always looking for bright, entertaining individuals to be trivia hosts!

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About Us - FAQs

Learn more about pub trivia in general and what it is that makes Excesss Trivia so exceptional



Learn how easy it is to bring Excesss Trivia to your bar, restaurant or other venue. We also do special events, corporate functions, and private parties.



See a list of our weekly trivia shows



Meet your Excesss Trivia hosts - maybe become one


Trivia Formats

Learn about all the different ways to play with Excesss



Follow us online-get hints for games, too!



Have your product or services featured across central Ohio shows


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