OKC Blue Academic Tournament

Middle School Tournament

WHO? Middle school teams of 5 players in grades 6-8

WHERE? Cox Convention Center, OKC

WHEN? December 7, 2019

COST?  $112 per team

The Oklahoma City Blue Academic Competition, a middle school academic tournament, will be held at the Cox Center on Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Teams must submit registration by November 15. If registration is confirmed and paid by November 25, schools will be entered in a bonus drawing for Thunder tickets.

Preliminary Pool Competition will begin at 8:00, tentative start time. The actual start time could be later. The final determination will be made when the number of teams entered is known.

Play off Bracket will begin at 11:00

The top two teams will play the championship game on the court at halftime of the OKC Blue game.

The field is limited to 75 teams.

A team is 4 playing members with one substitute for a total of 5 players and one coach.

If there is room on the bracket, a school may enter more than one team.


7 minute games.

3 minute 15 second halves. (30 seconds to send in your sub)

Quick toss-up questions only.

3 seconds to respond after buzzing in. Rebound by second team if first team is incorrect.

Social Studies (history and geography), Language Arts (grammar & literature), Science, Mathematics vocabulary & mathematicians. No computation, pop culture, current events, NBA Blue & Thunder facts (information provided in Media Guide).

​Entry Fee

Entry fee is $112 per team and includes tickets to the Oklahoma City Blue game and 6 gear bags per team.

Fill in the registration form to indicate your interest in participating in the tournament. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive additional information and updates.