What is available for 6th grade students?
Upper Elementary Academic Bowl
Upper Elementary Academic Bowl is a playoff series. Once the team has been enrolled it will be assigned to a regional group. All schools play district and regional with the top teams advancing to Area. District tournament will be held before Semester break, Regional and Area tournament are during the 2nd semester, before spring break.
6th grade students are included in the elementary division for Online Tournaments. An Online Tournament is a team event. There is no limit to the size of the team. Team membership may change from one subject area to the next. There are 4 grade levels of competition. Primary - 3rd and 4th grade. Elementary - 5th and 6th grade. Mid Level - 7th and 8th grade. High School - 9th - 12th grade. Each grade level has 5 subject area tournaments; humanities and fine arts, language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
TOC - The Tournament of Champions is the state written test championship for students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Students must qualify to attend the Tournament of Champions by placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd in mathematics, science, social studies, humanities and fine arts, current events or language arts at a qualifying event.
TOC Scholar - The TOC Scholar Cup is an award given to the top individual in the TOC Scholar competition. To be eligible to test as a TOC Scholar a student must qualify for the TOC in 4 different subject areas. The student then takes all 6 tests. The student named 6th, 7th or 8th grade TOC Scholar will be the student with the highest point total from all six TOC tests.
TOCQ - Tournament of Champions Qualifying event. There are two types of qualifying events. OAAC TOCQ is an online event sponsored by the OAAC. Other TOCQ are events hosted by individual school districts.