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Schedule for 2015-16

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

2015-16 SOUTHERN OREGON MATHEMATICS LEAGUE

October 20, November 10, February 9, March 8 and April 12, 2016. 

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 or email shrewsbury@sou.edu for more information.

2015-16 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - MIDDLE SCHOOL

November 3, 4, and 5 with the adjudication on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

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 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southern Oregon University.

2015-16 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - HIGH SCHOOL

December 2, 3 and 4 with the adjudication on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

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, December 8, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southern Oregon University.

2016 MIDDLE SCHOOL BRAIN BOWL

January 11 - March 18, 2016

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.

2016 JUNIOR VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 27, 2016 (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. 

2016 VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 27, 2016 (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 21st at SOU and a televised final will occur in April.

2016 BEST OF THE BEST ART SHOW

April 15- April 30, 2016

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 Southern Oregon University's Oregon Center for the Arts, Marion Ady Galleries. Please contact Stephanie Butler at (541) 552-6916 or email butlers@sou.edu for more information.

2016 SPELLING CONTEST

Saturday, April 30, 2016

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, April 30th this year at Southern Oregon University.