Tournament of Champions
The Tournament of Champions is the statewide written scholastic championship for middle school students. It is sponsored by the OAAC and held at Redlands Community College in El Reno. The date for the Tournament of Champions is
April 2, 2016
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.
2015 PDF FIles
Mathematics, Algebra I or Geometry.
A student, regardless of grade, enrolled in Algebra I, will take the Algebra I test. A student, regardless of grade, enrolled in Geometry, will take the Geometry test. A student, regardless of grade, is enrolled in 6th grade mathematics, 7th grade mathematics, 8th grade mathematics or pre-algebra, will take the corresponding grade mathematics test.
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 25, 2016, this is Good Friday. If your school is scheduled to be out on the 25th, please plan accordingly. 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 March 30, 2016.
It is extremely important to have all entries by March 25 and corrections by March 30. 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 (2015-2016 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 3 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.
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. If your student has more than one conflict, they will need to come on Friday night.
*Off-time/Conflict 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 2015 to the TOC date in 2016)
Humanities and Math tests - 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Friday Night Testing
There will be a testing session on Friday, April 1 for those students with conflicts on the 2nd. 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 2014 to the TOC date in 2015)
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.
Top 10 stickers will be given to all students ranking in the top 10 for each test.
2015-16 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
Impressionism & Post Impressionism
In Music 1815-1910
Including, but not limited to:
Art ~ Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Mary Cassatt, Alfred Sisley, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Camille Pissarro, Gustave Caillebotte, Frederic Bazille, Henri Rousseau, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Georges Seurat, Paul Cezanne, Paul Signac, Edouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard
Literature ~ This time period will include the latter part of Early Victorian Period and the Edwardian Period of English Literature, the Realistic Period in American Literature. Authors will include Thomas Hardy, Henrik Ibsen, Henry James, Louisia May Alcott, Joseph Conrad, Theodore Dreiser, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson& George Eliot, O. Henry, Leo Tolstoy, Victor Hugo, Ivan Turgenev, Lewis Carroll, Bret Harte, Emile Zola, Jules Verne, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, H. G. Wells, L. Frank Baum, Jack London, Upton Sinclair & Hilaire Belloc.
Music (written & performed during the focus period) ~ Claude Debussy, Camille Saint-Saens, Johann Strauss II, Richard Wagner, Modest Mussorgsky, Joseph-Maurice Ravel, Georges Bizet, Giuseppe Verdi, Igor Stravinsky, Antonin Dvorak, John Philip Sousa, Giacomo Puccini, Franz Lehar, Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn, Hector Berlioz
Dance ~ Waltz, Two-Step, One-Step, Turkey Trot, Fox Trot, Maxixe, Isadora Duncan,
Architecture ~ British Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Beaux Arts, Post-1861 Russian Revival, Renaissance Revival, Neo-Grecian, Second Empire, Queen Anne and Queen Anne Revival
Frederick Law Olmstead, Daniel Hudson Burnham, Louis Sullivan, William Pitt, William Walcot, Hector Guimard, William Morris.
Philosophy ~ Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Karl Marx, Fredrich Engels, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, John Dewey, Jane Addams, Max Weber, Edmund Husserl, Emile Durkheim