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 11, 2015
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. The entry fee for the TOC is $5.00 per student per test.
8th Mathematics or Algebra I
If an 8th grade student is enrolled in Algebra I, they will take the Algebra I test. If an 8th grade student is enrolled in 8th grade mathematics, they will take the 8th grade mathematics test.
2014-15 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
Romanticism, Romantic Period, Romantic Era
In Music 1815-1910
Including, but not limited to:
Art ~ William Blake, John Constable, Jacques Louis David, Eugene Delacroix, Casper Friedrich, Thomas Gansborough, Theodore Gericault, Francisco Goya, J.M.W. Turner
Literature ~ Jane Austen, William Blake, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Alexander Dumas, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Victor Hugo, Washington Irving, John Keats, Herman Melville, Edgar Allen Poe
Music ~ Adolphe Adam, Ludwig van Beethoven, Hector Berlioz, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt, Felix Mendelssohn, Jacques Offenbach, Niccolo Paganini, Gioachino Rossini, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss I, Johann Strauss II, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner,
Dance (during Romantic Era)~ Carlotta Grisi, Arthur Saint-Leon, Jules Perrot, Marie Taglioni, ballet of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker, the Ghost Dance,
Architecture ~ Includes Gothic Revival, Neoclassicism and the very beginning of Art Nouveau. Architects working in this time period include Sir Charles Barry, Benjamin Latrobe, James Renwick, Jr.
Philosophy ~ George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, William Wordsworth
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.
April 3, 2015. Use the online enrollment form, or print the pdf file and fax to 580-654-1852 or attach and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Late entries accepted through April 7.
It is extremely important to have all entries by April 3 and corrections by April 7. 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 (2014-2015 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 11 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 10 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.