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All Colorado/Wyoming public, private and home-schooled 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to form teams and participate in the Optimist Brain Bowl.

Registration per school is limited to nine teams total. Should the tournaments fill before the December 1, 2016 deadline teams will be accepted in the order in which paid registrations are received.

Three regional tournaments are held to accommodate all the teams that wish to compete. Teams must compete in the region in which they are assigned. Check the Optimist Brain Bowl School District Assignments to find which tournament your team will be assigned to compete.

North Region Tournament -Saturday, January 9, 2016

Central Region Tournament - Saturday, January 30, 2016

South Region Tournament - Saturday, February 6, 2016

Championship Tournament - Saturday, February 20, 2016

The top six teams in each grade level from each regional tournament (54 teams total) will be invited to compete in the 2016 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.