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Southern Oregon University

Schedule for 2013-14

Details about specific competitions will be sent directly to coaches and coordinators.
Please e-mail Carol Jensen at jensen@sou.edu with questions or concerns.

2013-14 SOUTHERN OREGON MATHEMATICS LEAGUE

October 8, November 12, February 11, March 11, and April 15

Southern Oregon Mathematics League conducts five math competitions throughout the year. High schools form up to three teams of six junior and senior advanced math students. Contact Larry Shrewsbury in the SOU Department of Mathematics at (541) 552-6583 to register.

2013-14 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - MIDDLE SCHOOL

November 6, 7, 8 and 12

Middle school teams have three days to find answers to academic, audio music tapes, current news, and Internet questions using library resources. The Hunt culminates in an adjudication session on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southern Oregon University.

2013-14 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - HIGH SCHOOL

January 29, 30 and 31with the adjudication on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014.

High school teams have three days to find answers to academic, audio music tapes, current news, and Internet questions using library resources. The Hunt culminates in an adjudication session on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southern Oregon University.

2014 MIDDLE SCHOOL BRAIN BOWL

January 13 - March 7, 2014

Students in grades 6 - 8 compete in weekly games. Dates reflect eight weeks of competition. Culmination of the round robin competition is in April with a televised final match on Southen Oregon Public Television.

2014 JUNIOR VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 22, 2014 (Saturday)

This is a preparatory competition for high school students to compete on a junior varsity team. These teams will play in their own brackets competing against other JV teams. The competition will be held at Southern Oregon University the same day as the Varsity Brain Bowl. Competition at this level ends the same day as the tournament with a winner determined. 

2014 VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 22, 2013 (Saturday)

This is the premiere competition at the high school level. The winning team from this regional competition has an opportunity to represent Oregon at a national competition. Varsity Brain Bowl is an all-day event on Saturday, February 22 at SOU and a televised final will occur in April.

2014 BEST OF THE BEST ART SHOW

April 4-25, 2014

Talented and dedicated high school art students in grades 9-12 compete against each other for the opportunity to display their work in a professional setting and for the honor of theiir work being selected "Best of Show." This year's show will be held at the Grants Pass Museum of Art.

2014 SPELLING CONTEST

Saturday, May 10, 2014

This regional spelling contest is held for students in grades 1-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Contests begin in March within each school district. School winners then compete against each other to determine the district representative for the regional contest held Saturday, May 11 this year at Southern Oregon University.