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 2017

Challenges released - Monday July 31st

Please check your registration status prior to this date. Although I will email you when challenges are released, please remember you will need to log in to the website and download them from the resources area.

Facilitator training sessions - East Adelaide Primary School (57/59 Second Ave, St Peters SA 5069, Australia)at 6pm. Tuesdays April 4th, June 6th and August 1st. Please register so we know to expect you. The session on Tuesday August 1st has a 'using the website' team nomination focus and will also go through what to expect on the day - and the things you can do (and cannot do) while the students are working on their challenge.

Schools can now register. Paid registrations will be able to download challenges on Monday July 31st. Portal shuts for school nominations on the 6th August, and team nominations (student names, year levels and the chosen challenge) are due by Friday 11th August. Additional teams can be added during the team nomination phase.

Tournament Day is Sunday September 10th at Flinders University.

APF - competiton day - 28th October, Flinders University, Adelaide.

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


Debbie Taylor
SA state Coodirector

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.