The Optimist Brain Bowl is an academic competition quiz open to Colorado Wyoming middle school students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Students form teams and demonstrate their knowledge of a variety of subjects in a format modeled after the GE College Bowl television program that ran from 1959-1970.
All Colorado/Wyoming public, private and home-schooled 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to form teams and participate.
Registration per school is limited to 3 teams per grade level, nine teams total. Should the tournaments fill before the December 1, 2014 deadline teams will be accepted in the order in which paid registrations are received.
Championship Tournament - Saturday, February 21, 2015
The top six teams in each grade level from each regional tournament (54 teams total) will be invited to compete in the 2015 Optimist Brain Bowl Championship Tournament.
Coaches should print a copy of the rules and become familiar with the qualifications for teams moving on to the Championship Tournament. The rules have information on how teams are selected if there are ties.