Oklahoma City Blue Academic Competition

a middle school academic tournament

The Oklahoma City Blue Academic Competition, a middle school academic tournament, will be held at the Cox Center on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Teams must submit registration by November 16. If registration is confirmed and paid by November 23, schools will be entered in a bonus drawing.

Preliminary Pool Competition will begin at 8:00 (at the earliest - start time will be determined by the number of teams entered)

Play off Bracket will begin at 11:00

The top two teams will play the championship game on the court at halftime of the OKC Blue game.

The field is limited to 75 teams.

A team is 4 playing members with one substitute for a total of 5 players and one coach.

If there is room on the bracket, a school may enter more than one team.


7 minute games.

3 minute 15 second halves. (30 seconds to send in your sub)

Quick toss-up questions only.

3 seconds to respond after buzzing in. Rebound by second team if first team is incorrect.

Social Studies (history and geography), Language Arts (grammar & literature), Science, Mathematics vocabulary & mathematicians (quick - no computation), pop culture, current events, NBA Blue & Thunder facts (information provided in Media Guide).

Competition will begin at 8:00 with pool play. Schools not involved in current games will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions linking basketball to science, mathematics, social studies and the arts. A full schedule will be available by November 27.


Entry fee is $102 per team and includes tickets to the Oklahoma City Blue game and 6 gear bags per team.

Fill in the registration form to indicate your interest in participating in the tournament. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive additional information and updates.