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2013-2014 Optimist Brain Bowl

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, 2013 deadline teams will be accepted in the order in which paid registrations are received.

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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.

Click your assigned tournament in blue below to download registration form!

North Region Tournament - Saturday, January 11, 2014

Central Region Tournament - Saturday, February 1, 2014

South Region Tournament - Saturday, February 8, 2014

Championship Tournament - Saturday, February 22, 2014

The top six teams in each grade level from each regional tournament (54 teams total) will be invited to compete in the 2014 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.