Quiz Bowl Camp

Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Camp is to help middle school and high school players develop strategies for study and preparation for academic competitions.

The camp will teach students how to become better quiz bowl players and how to direct their own knowledge acquisition.

OQBC

Who: rising 6th-12th grade students

Where: Murray State College, Tishomingo

When: July 16-20, 2023 (tentative)

Cost:

$350 - resident camper

$250 - day camper

$250 - resident coach

$200 - day coach

Camp Director: Mr. Tracey Hickman

tracey.s.hickman@gmail.com

580-380-3246

The camp is staffed by current and former college-level players and coaches. The staff members have been successful at the national quiz bowl level. They bring first-hand knowledge of what it takes to win at a higher level.

Enrollment must be received by June 25.  Payment or school purchase order number must be received by July 8. Funds may be encumbered for payment in fy2023-2024.


The residential camp fee includes:
Dinner Day 1-4, Breakfast Day 2-5, Lunch Day 2-4
Lodging & access to all classes & tournaments

Per Student Day Camp Fee includes:
Includes Dinner Day 1-4, Breakfast Day 2-5, Lunch Day 2-4
& access to all classes & tournaments

Coaches may attend as a resident or day camp

Coach Resident Camp Fee:
Includes Dinner Day 1-4, Breakfast Day 2-5, Lunch Day 2-4
Lodging with special break-out sessions for coaches.
Coach Day Camp Fee:
Includes Dinner Day 1-4, Breakfast Day 2-5, Lunch Day 2-4
& special break-out sessions for coaches.

 

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Class Topics

Classes offered in 2021 included -- Chemistry/Lab techniques, American Poetry, World Literature, American Politics, European Revolutions, World Empires, American Political Scandals, Geographic Features, History of Biology, Opera, Music Theory, Ballet, Shakespeare, Epics, Psychology, Renaissance Art, Expressionism-Futurism, Monotheistic Religions

Camp staff is currently developing the curriculum for 2022.

 

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Housing

Students will be housed in dorms on campus at Murray State College in Tishomingo.

Schedule

Sunday - Check-in 1-3
4:00 - Meeting & Placement Test
6:00 - Dinner
7:00 10:00 - Singles Tournament

Daily Schedule

9:00-9:25 - Breakfast

9:30-10:10 - Class 1

10:15-10:55 - Class 2

11:00 - 11:40 - Class 3

11:45-12:10 - Practice Upper

12:15 - 12:40 - Practice Lower

12:45 - 1:25 - Lunch

1:30-2:10 - Class 4

2:15-2:55 - Class 5

3:00-3:40 - Class 6

3:45 - 4:10 - Practice Lower

4:15-4:40 - Practice Upper

4:30-5:25 - Study period - revisit instructors with questions

5:30-6:10 - Dinner

6:15-7:45 - Lower Tournament

7:50 - 9:20 - Upper Tournament

9:25 -10:00 - Study/Free Time

10:00 - in dorms

11:00 - Lights Out

Thursday (Tentative)
9:30 - 12:00 - Final Class Meeting

12:00 - Lunch & Room Check-out
1:00 - Subject Area Tournaments & Championship
3:00 - Students dismissed.