ERIC Number: ED264228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Southern Oregon Junior and Senior Brain Bowls. A Handbook.
Jackson County Education Service District, Medford, OR.
A description is given of the Junior High "Brain Bowl", an academic competition based upon the television format used in the "College Bowl". Two teams of six players each are asked questions by a moderator. The first team to answer correctly wins two points. Incorrect answers result in a loss of a point. The game is played over a period of three to four months during which each team plays every other team in its division. A guide is presented on the elements of the game and includes descriptions of: (1) coordination and funding; (2) history of the game; (3) the information network responsible for coordinating the game; (4) sample questions; (5) game strategy; (6) selection of team members; (7) how the games are organized and conducted; (8) rules of play; (9) the role of the moderator; (10) directions for timekeepers; and (11) awards and rewards. Similar information is also provided for the Southern Oregon Senior High School "Brain Bowl" in an appendix of 11 pages. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jackson County Education Service District, Medford, OR.