Tournament of Champions
The Tournament of Champions is the statewide written scholastic championship for middle school students. It is sponsored by the OAAC. The date for the Tournament of Champions is
April 5, 2014
In order to attend the TOC 6th, 7th and 8th grade students must earn a spot by placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd at a qualifying tournament. There are several TOC Qualifying tournaments held across the state. In addition, The OAAC will be hosting TOCQ's online.
2013-14 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
Art ~ From the later works of Donatello and Fra Angelico through the Ninja turtle artists...
Literature ~ The Guttenberg Bible - Marco Polo's travelogue - Thomas More & Niccolo Machiavelli. Copernicus.
Music ~ lots of church music & hymns. French Chanson. Motets and Italian Madrigal
Dance ~ bassa danze to balletti
Architecture ~ St. Peter's, Capitoline Hill Look for works begun during this period as opposed to those finished. Some construction took over 200 years.
Philosophy ~ Renaissance philosophy spans 1350-1650
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 all six TOC tests. To be eligible for the TOC Scholar award a student must qualify in 4 individual tests. The student must be available to take two tests on Friday night and four tests on Saturday.
March 29, 2014. Use the online enrollment form, or print the pdf file and fax to 580-654-1852 or attach and e-mail email@example.com
Late entries accepted through March 31.
It is extremely important to have all entries by March 29 and corrections by April 1. Early entries appreciated.
Entry fee for the Tournament of Champions is $5.00 per student per test.
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 in language arts, humanities, math, science, current events, reading or social studies (2013-2014 school year). If the qualifying tournament is still giving tests in English and reading - both the English 1st-3rd and reading 1st-3rd will qualify for the language arts test. Ties advance.
3. The competition where the placing occurred should have including ten or more participating schools.
4. Students placing first, second or third as individuals in MATHCOUNTS Regional and the top 5 individuals from the State 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 1st-3rd at the OSSM mathematics competition held in OKC qualify to take the mathematics test.
The schedule for Saturday April 5 is:
Packet & Information Pickup opens - 9:00 A.M. - your students do not need to be at the testing site until 30 minutes before their first scheduled test.
*Off-time Testing (for students with a testing schedule conflict - two tests offered at the same time) - 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Social Studies and Language Arts tests - 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Science and Current Events tests- 12:00 - 1:00 P.M. (Current Events covers the year from the TOC date in 2013 to the TOC date in 2014)
Humanities and Math tests - 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
*If two of your students tests are scheduled during the same time slot, they will take the conflicting test at 10:00 AM or will test during the Friday night session.
Friday Night Testing
There will be a testing session on Friday, April 4 for those students with conflicts on the 5th. Friday night testing begins at 4:00 p.m. Preregistration is required for the Friday night session.
Friday Night Schedule
The Friday night schedule will mirror the Saturday schedule with the exception of the off-time tests will be offered during the last testing slot instead of the first testing slot. On Friday night ONLY. Once the scheduled test has been distributed, all tests offered in that room will be available.
4:00 - Social Studies and Language Arts tests - 4:00 - 5:00 PM
5:00 Science and Current Events tests - 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. (Current Events covers the year from the TOC date in 2013 to the TOC date in 2014)
6:00 Humanities and Math tests - 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.
7:00 *Off-time Testing (for students with a testing schedule conflict - two tests offered at the same time) -- 7:00 - 8:00 P.M.
*If two of your students tests are scheduled during the same time slot, they will take the conflicting test at 7:00 if they are unable to test in an earlier session.
Awards will be presented on Saturday as soon as the results are tabulated (approximately 2:30 P.M.)
First, second and third place in each subject and for each grade level will receive an award. All participants will receive a certificate of achievement.