Competition Day

Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th 2024

McCutchanville Elementary

10701 Petersburg Rd

Evansville, IN 47725


Arrive & check-in each day 3:45-4:00pm. End time will be 7:30pm each day.


Thursday, April 4th

Battles ~4:30-7:30 with a scheduled break to eat


Friday, April 5th (exact timing will confirm closer to date)

Battles ~4:30-5:30, then a break to eat 5:30-6, & 6-6:15pm line up & prepare for celebration

Readers' Celebration 6:15-7:30pm (Families/friends welcome for this portion!!!)

Teams will report 3:45-4:00 and will be directed to where their first battle will begin. A video will be shared afterwards so that family & friends can see the excitement of our Parade of Readers, celebrating all participants. 



Readers' Celebration Details

Parade of Readers at the beginning- teams & coaches parade into gym with any team spirit signs they have.

  T-Shirt Design Contest Judge will present our design winner with an award (pictured below is Kristi Valiant, illustrator from a past competition):

Announce top teams & top 2 teams come to front for awards. Then, they compete in a Readers' Celebration battle on stage.

Our overall message: we hope everyone had fun reading the books and congratulate all of our readers for reading high-quality books and taking time to prepare for the competition!