Tournament of Champions
Mark your calendars for April 1, 2017!
The OAAC Tournament of Champions is at Redlands Community College on Saturday, April 1. There are many events occurring in the spring. If your students have a scheduling conflict with April 1, have qualified to take two tests during the same hour or are testing as a TOC Scholar Friday night testing is available. Date/test conflict and TOC Scholar testing begins at 3:00 on Friday afternoon, March 31.
To qualify for participation in the Tournament of Champions a student must:
1. Be in sixth, seventh or eighth grade.
2. Place first, second or third on a curricular or scholastic test ( see TOCQ) in language arts, humanities & fine arts, math, science, current events, reading or social studies (2016-2017 school year). If the qualifying tournament is still giving tests in English and reading - both the English 1-3 and reading 1-3 will qualify for the language arts test. If the qualifying event only offers grade level mathematics, students enrolled in Algebra I or Geometry will take the Algebra I or Geometry test instead of the grade level math test at the TOC.
3. The competition where the placing occurred should have including ten or more participating schools. There are some exceptions to this stipulation. If you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Students placing first, second or third as individuals in MATHCOUNTS Regional and the top five individuals from the State MATHCOUNTS competition qualify to take the math test.
5. Students qualifying for the state Geography Bee qualify to take the social studies test.
6. Students placing 1-3 at the state level OSSM mathematics competition qualify to take the mathematics test.
First, second and third place in each subject and for each grade level will receive a trophy. All ties will be awarded the same placing. All participants will receive a certificate of achievement.
Awards will be available for pick-up one hour after the results have been posted. Approximate times are - Language Arts awards at 10:30, Social Studies at 11:30, Science at 12:30, Current Events at 1:30, Humanities & Fine Arts at 2:30, Mathematics, Algebra I, Geometry and Scholar at 3:30.
The first set of results will post around 10:15.
A TOC Scholar trophy will be given for each grade level, 6, 7 & 8. The TOC Scholar will be the student with the highest point total from the scholar test.
Students qualifying for the Tournament of Champions in at least 4 subject areas may also take the scholar test.
- The scholar test is a separate test covering all 6 subject areas.
- Students will test in the subjects for which they qualified AND enroll in the scholar test.
- The test will be given utilizing the ALCA Arch Platform in a computer lab.
- The test will have 200 questions. 34 questions each from math, science, social studies and language arts. 32 questions each from current events and humanities & fine arts. The same math questions will be given to each scholar candidate regardless of the level of math in which they are enrolled. All questions will be challenging and geared for advanced understanding of the subject at each grade level.
- Students will be given 90 minutes to take the test. It is possible that the student will complete the test in less time. 90 minutes (timed by question display on the monitor) is the maximum amount of time a student may take for the test.
- There are 24 stations in the computer lab.
- Time slots to take the scholar test must be reserved in advance.
All questions about the TOC should be directed to Gail Bliss 580-654-1852, The Tournament of Champions is the State Middle Level Curricular (scholastic) Championship.
Did you know that the OAAC also had a scholastic championship for High School?
The HSTOC is held at OSU/OKC on May 6, 2017