Schedule for 2016-17

Details about specific competitions will be sent directly to coaches and coordinators.
Please e-mail Jamie Kaufman at kaufmanj@sou.edu with questions or concerns.

2016-17 SOUTHERN OREGON MATHEMATICS LEAGUE

October 18, November 8, February 14, March 14 and April 11, 2017. 

Southern Oregon Mathematics League conducts five math competitions throughout the year. High schools form up to three teams of six junior and senior advanced math students. Contact Larry Shrewsbury in the SOU Department of Mathematics at (541) 552-6583 to register or email shrewsbury@sou.edu for more information.

2016-17 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - MIDDLE SCHOOL

November 1, 2, 3, and 8 with the adjudication on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Middle school teams have three days to find answers to academic, audio music tapes, current news, and Internet questions using library resources. The Hunt culminates in an adjudication session on Tuesday, November 8 from 9:00am to 2:00 pm at Southern Oregon University.

2016-17 STATE OF JEFFERSON SCAVENGER HUNT - HIGH SCHOOL

December 6, 7, 8 and 14 with the adjudication on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.

High school teams have three days to find answers to academic, audio music tapes, current news, and Internet questions using library resources. The Hunt culminates in an adjudication session on Wednesday, December 14 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Southern Oregon University.

2017 MIDDLE SCHOOL BRAIN BOWL

January  - March, 2017

Students in grades 6 - 8 compete in weekly games. Dates reflect new Division’s schedule for weekly competitions.  Culmination of the round robin tournament competition is April 9th with a televised final match on Southern Oregon Public Television.

2017 JUNIOR VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 25, 2017 (Saturday)

This is a preparatory competition for high school students to compete on a junior varsity team. These teams will play in their own brackets competing against other JV teams. The competition will be held at Southern Oregon University the same day as the Varsity Brain Bowl. Competition at this level ends the same day as the tournament with a winner determined. 

2017 VARSITY BRAIN BOWL

Saturday, February 25, 2017 (Saturday)

This is the premiere competition at the high school level. The winning team from this regional competition has an opportunity to represent Oregon at a national competition. Varsity Brain Bowl is an all-day event at Southern Oregon University. A televised final will take place on April 9th on SOPTV.

2017 BEST OF THE BEST ART SHOW

April 7 -  April 17, 2017

Talented and dedicated high school art students in grades 9-12 compete against each other for the opportunity to display their work in a professional setting and for the honor of their work being selected "Best of Show." This year's location TBA. Please contact Stephanie Butler at (541) 552-6916 or email butlers@sou.edu for more information.

2017 SPELLING CONTEST

February - March & Saturday, April 29, 2017

This regional spelling contest is held for students in grades 1-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Contests beginin February within each school.  School district winners then compete against each other in April at Southern Oregon University to determine Jackson and Josephine representatives to advance to state contest.