The college Mind Games is a prime time television program that made it's debut on KSBI TV in the fall of 2011. The program brings together teams of students from Oklahoma colleges and universities in a weekly battle of the brains.
The Chickasaw Nation is the title sponsor for the college Mind Games. Mind Games is produced at the KSBI studios and airs Sunday night at 6:00 & 6:30 p.m.
High School Edition
During the the competition students will be competing for hundreds of dollars in money for their school! The format is similar to athletic tournament brackets with teams competing in the over the fall and spring semesters.
Teams will receive money equal to the points they score in each game. Taping for the High School Edition begins the first week of September. The High School Edition field of teams is limited to the first 32 teams who register.
College Mind Games
During the the competition students will be competing for thousands of dollars in scholarship money! The format is similar to athletic tournament brackets with teams from 4 year colleges and universities competing in the fall and teams from 2 year colleges competing in the spring semester. For the college tournaments, the team winning the fall competition will compete against the team winning the spring competition for the title Grand Champion and honor of being the best Mind Games school of the year.
Teams will receive scholarship money equal to the points they score in each game. Taping for the college edition begins August 28. The field for each semester is limited to the first 16 teams teams who register.
Mind Games utilizes a toss-up/bonus format with the bonus question being from the same subject area as the toss-up question. The toss-up/bonus format is paired with two flash rounds for speed and fun. Competition questions come from all subject areas. The bulk of the questions are from the areas of science, history and literature. Fine arts and humanities are the next emphasis area followed by geography, current events and pop culture. Each category has a full range of subcategories to assure the questions are varied and current. Teams are made-up of three competitors and up to two alternates who may be substituted in during the games.