Mid Level Academic Bowl
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.
Below are the pre-set date ranges for the 2020-21 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 15 through January 15
Regional - Mid Level December 15 through January 11
Firebird - Mid Level January 6 through 17
Area - Mid Level January 15 through Feb 12
Phoenix - tbd
2021 Mid Level Challenge of the Champions - February 20
Division III schools will start at 11:30, Division I schools will start at 12:00 and Division II schools will start at 12:30.
2021 - DII 11:30 -- DIII 12:00 -- DI 12:30
2022 - DI 11:30 -- DII 12:00 -- DIII 12:30
The Challenge of the Champions will be February 20, 2021 @ 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 $135 per team - fee covers all tournaments
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.
All OAAC tournaments are round robin or modified round robin tournaments. All OAAC tournaments use the OAAC Academic Bowl Rules.
Each school will receive eight OAAC competition certificates. In addition 8 stickers per tournament attended by the team - District, Regional, Firebird, Area, and/or Phoenix - will be provided to go on the certificates.
If you have more than 8 team members, additional certificates and stickers may be purchased.
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.