Mind Games is a prime time television program that made its debut on KSBI TV in the fall of 2011. The program brings together teams of students from Oklahoma high schools, colleges and universities in a weekly battle of the brains.
The Chickasaw Nation is the title sponsor for Mind Games. Mind Games is produced at the KSBI studios in Oklahoma City and airs Sunday night at 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.
Mind Games: High School Edition
Mind Games: High School Edition enrollment is open to all teams in the KSBI viewing area. During the the competition students will be competing for hundreds of dollars in money for their school academic team! Teams are seeded onto a single elimination bracket. Competition for advancing teams spans both 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 bracket will be filled from teams completing the registration process and qualifying through an online test. Click here to register.
Mind Games: College Edition
College Mind games is open to all students attending all Oklahoma colleges and universities. During the the competition students will be vying for scholarship money. Registered teams are seeded onto a single elimination bracket. Teams from 4 year colleges and universities will compete during the fall semester and teams from 2 year colleges will compete during 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 fall bracket begins on September 10. Taping for the spring semester begins on January 14. The field for each semester is limited to the first 16 teams teams to complete the registration and seeding process. Click here to 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 fast money 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.