Mid Level Academic Bowl

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Mid Level Academic Bowl is for students in the 7th and 8th grade. The team may be comprised of all 7th grade students or all 8th grade students or a combination of both. Schools may enter multiple teams. A separate entry fee is required for each team. ML Teams are assigned to area groups after the enrollment period has ended.

Younger students may play up but students post-8th grade may not play on a Mid Level Team.


Playoff Structure and Competition Dates

All OAAC tournaments are round robin events.

All teams play in the district and regional tournaments. The rank of a team in District competition will determine the future path.  Each team is guaranteed at least 3 tournaments. ML Competition ends with the Challenge of the Champions.

Competition Dates

Below are the pre-set date ranges for the 2021-22 season. Each group of teams will work to determine the location and date of each tournament.

Your Area may opt to have all tournaments between January 4 and February 12. If you opt to do so, all tournaments must be scheduled before the semester break.

District - November 1 through November 30

Regional - Mid Level November 29 through December 17

Firebird - Mid Level January 4 through 15

Area - Mid Level January 22 through Feb 12

Phoenix - tbd - After Regional

2022 Mid Level Challenge of the Champions - February 26

Division II schools will start at 11:30, Division III schools will start at 12:00 and Division I schools will start at 12:00.

2022-23 - DI 11:30 -- DII 12:00 -- DIII 12:30

2023-24 - DIII 11:30 -- DI 12:00 -- DII 12:30

The Challenge of the Champions will be February 26, 2022 @ Redlands Community College in El Reno.

Planning Dates and Locations

We use Google Docs to share dates and plan for each level of tournament. You will receive a link to the Google Doc for your group when you receive your Area assignment.

 
ENTRY FEE $140 per team - fee covers all tournaments

Team Makeup
Mid Level Academic Bowl is for students in the 7th and 8th grade. Younger students may play up but students post-8th grade may not play on a Mid Level Team.

Format
All OAAC tournaments are round robin or modified round robin tournaments. All OAAC tournaments use the OAAC Academic Bowl Rules.

AwardsEach school will receive access to a digital certificate for personalization and printing.

Team Champion and Runner-up plaques are given at each of the preliminary tournaments. 

Area Champion and Runner-up plaques, coaches awards and individual medals are awarded at each area championship tournament.

Challenge of the Champion 1st - 4th place team trophies, coaches awards and individual medals.

All Tournament Team plaques will be awarded to the high point individual from each team.