Welcome to TOM South Australia




Photographic images kindly given to TOM from Belinda Banks, Lyndee Leach, Lisa Firth, Aliesha Epps and Debbie Taylor.


Important Dates 2018

Tournament Day, Sunday September 9th at Flinders University.

To get prompt access to the challenges make sure you register and pay the school registration fee before the end of July.

Challenges are released Monday 30th July.  Team nominations need to be submitted between Tuesday 31st July and Friday 10th August



New to TOM in 2018

We are introducing a new challenge - The Arts
Scince Tech and Enginerring Mathematics will combine as a STEM challenge
No changes to Language Literature or to Social Sciences.
2017 APF Results
Congratulations to our 8 State Representative Teams.  
National Winners: Loreto College (PLL) and Pulteney Grammar 
School (SEM)
National Honours: Walford Anglican School for Girls (SLL) and 
St Peter's College (SST)


2017 State Results

SOCIAL SCIENCES: Primary

Winner: Colonel Light 1

Honours: Stirling East 2, Flagstaff Hill 1, Flagstaff Hill 2, Loreto 2

LANGUAGE LITERATURE: Primary

Winner: Loreto 1

Honours: Henley Beach 2, Henley Beach 3, St Johns 2, St Thomas 3

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS: Primary

Winner: St Aloysius 1

Honours: Pulteney 3, St Johns 1, St Andrews 2, Stirling East 1

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY: Primary

Winner: Henley Beach 6

SOCIAL SCIENCES: Secondary

Winner: Walford 2

Honours: Cabra DC 2

LANGUAGE LITERATURE: Secondary

Winner: Walford 1

Honours: Pulteney 2, Golden Grove 3

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS: Secondary

Winner: Pulteney 1

SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY: Secondary

Winner: St Peters 1


To see more about the day or to share your thoughts or photos, please head to:

https://www.facebook.com/tournamentofmindsSA/


Tournament of Minds International Final (TIF) - 2018 - Darwin 12 - 14th October


Support materials: Facilitator Handbook, past challenges (available on usb) and 'TOM in a Box' - a great introduction for new schools and younger grades.


CONTACT US

Debbie Taylor
SA state Codirector


Neil Wuttke
SA APF Codirector

For all your SA APF enquiries.
Sherry Randhawa
SA Treasurer

Invoice and billing enquiries.
Anne Frankel
SA Judging

New judges always welcome.
Shaun Barber
SA Merchandise

For ordering badges and training resources.
Chris Mc
SA Media

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Student benefits from involvement in Tournament of Minds include:



  • Gaining confidence to speak in front of others
  • Being willing to speak up and share their ideas
  • Understanding the value of the ideas of others
  • Being able to take credit for creative ideas
  • Being able to work under pressure
  • Being able to give and evaluate ideas




Join our Facebook group for SA facilitators


And remember to look for and like Tournament of Minds SA - we're building a facebook page with general information for students, families and those new to TOM


Tournament of Minds - SA is run by a voluntary committtee and we thank Flinders University for their generosity and sponsorship in helping us to host this fabulous event. If you are interested in helping to sponsor us, we would be very interested in talking with you. New committee members are always welcome too.