On the Calendar
2023 Fall Bash!
Past & future volunteers, coaches, and supporters are invited to our first B.O.B. Fall Bash (adults only event). Join us for an evening to celebrate the fall & the start of another B.O.B. year!
RSVP by October 5th
October 15th, 2022:
Team Registrations due!
Fall Bash for Volunteers, Coaches, Supporters
Feb 1st, 2023:
T-Shirt Design Contest submissions due!
Tentatively March 9th, 2023 at 4:00-5:00pm (virtual): Coaches' Meeting
T-shirt Order Forms & money
Tentatively April 6th, 2023: Team Rosters due by email (or shared on Google Drive)
Tentatively April 20th & 21st 2023: Battles! (Don't forget your team's photo release forms)
Tentatively April 21st: Battles & then Readers' Celebration 6:30-7:30pm
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)
Team registration & $20 fee due.
Send suggestions for 2023-2024 book list
2024 book list is created
Read and practice!
Memorize titles, authors, & illustrators (check out Quizlet in Prepping)
Write practice questions
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-- T-shirt orders due
Deadline for turning in team rosters (by email)
April: Battles and Readers' Celebration
Photo Release forms due first day of competition