Deadlines & Forms
Nov 1st, 2021:
Submit Team Registration form (just one form per school/group)
Submit book recommendations for next year by emailing us
Feb 1st, 2022: Submit t-shirt design submissions by Google Drive (will also accept by mail or email)
March 10th, 2022 at 4:00-5:00pm (virtual): Coaches' Meeting
T-shirt Order Forms & money and photo release forms due as well
March 18th, 2022 (tentative): Team Rosters due by email (or shared on Google Drive)
April 7th & 8th 2022: Battles
April 8th 2022: Readers' Celebration 6:30-7:30pm (livestreamed for families & friends)
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See Contact Us for our contact information.
1-2 teams per school are permitted if the competition is live. Team rosters are not due until the spring.
Aug/Sept: Announce Battle of the Books tournament during elementary open houses
First Day of School:
Teams may begin to conduct meetings and practices formally or informally
Aug/Sept: “Release” book list to interested students (if they haven't already seen it)
& $20 fee due.
Send suggestions for 2022-2023 book list (due November 1st, 2021)
We create 2023 book list
Read and practice!
Memorize titles, authors, & illustrators (check out quizlet)
Write & submit questions for tournament battles
Develop strategies for battles
Conduct mock battles, review rules and scoring
Arrange for transportation to B.O.B. tournament if live
*Send home permission slips for B.O.B. tournament if required
Photo release forms signed
deadline for submitting t-shirt design submissions
Coaches Meeting (Mandatory)
Moderators Meeting (Mandatory for new Moderators)-- details TBD
Submit t-shirt order forms & photo release forms (by email)
Deadline for turning in team rosters (by email)
April: Battles and Readers' Celebration