Welcome to TOM Victoria

La Trobe University is proud to support Tournament of Minds Victoria Inc. as Learning Partner.

Welcome to the Victorian TOM Home Page for 2017

The Regional Tournaments for 2017 are run in seven regions across Victoria, as follows:


The timetables for all Victorian Regions are now available here and venue maps can be downloaded, to the right.

Good luck to all your teams in the upcoming Regional Tournaments!

The Victorian Branch Final 2017 will be held at La Trobe University, Bundoora on Sunday 10 September 2017.


Professional Development Program

Next week there are two 'Unpacking the Challenges' workshops run in metropolitan Melbourne to assist team faciltators. To see our full program of workshop or to register please click here .

Student Incursion Program

Based on the TOM principles of creative thinking and cooperative learning, TOM is offering six Student Incursion modules that can be run at your school to assist you and your students. Incursions can be booked for terms 1, 2 & 4, and for term 3 only for schools not participating in this year’s program. Incursions can be booked as a one-off session or in any combination of sessions. Dates are limited, so book early.Download modules and how to book details here.

Resources

TOM provides other resources to assist you running the TOM Program at your school. This includes USBs or CDs containing past Challenges, an Introductory TOM DVD and the Resources for Team Facilitators handbook. These can be ordered through the Victorian Resource Order form .

More information

The Victorian Office is always there to assist and support you to implement the TOM program at your school. We endeavour to respond to you within 24 hours. The best method of contact is by email, as our office is not always attended during business hours. Our contact details are:

Mobile: 0435 326 465
Facebook Group: TOM Facilitators 2017(for registered school facilitators only)


2016 Results

Victorian State Final Tournament Results

Well done to all teams participating in the Victorian State Final. You all can be so proud to have made it through to that stage.

Challenge & DivisionFirst PlaceHonoursHonours
Engineering Mathematics - Primary DivisionGirton Grammar - Team 2Holy Rosary School, Kensington - Team 1St Leonard's College - Team 2
Engineering Mathematics - Secondary DivisionMarymede Catholic College - Team 1McKinnon Secondary College - Team 2The Knox School - Team 2
Language Literature - Primary DivisionFyans Park Primary School - Team 1Eltham East Primary School - Team 2Haileybury, Edrington - Team 1
Language Literature - Secondary DivisionGirton Grammar School - Team 5Loreto College - Team 2The Knox School - Team 1
Science Technology - Primary DivisionSt Leonard's College - Team 1Finley Public School - Team 1Quarry Hill Primary School - Team 1
Science Technology - Secondary DivisionDandenong High School - Team 1Eltham High School - Team 1Newhaven College - Team 5
Social Sciences - Primary DivisionYarraville West Primary School - Team 2Camp Hill Primary School - Team 3Deniliquin North Public School - Team 2
Social Sciences - Secondary DivisionThe Knox School - Team 3Deniliquin High School - Team 1Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School - Team 2

All 2016 Regional Tournaments are now completed. Well done to all teams!! If you are looking for the teams that have earned first place or honours, please click here.

Australasian Pacific Final

The APF16 was held on the Gold Coast at Griffith University on Saturday 15 October. The Victorian teams did themselves, their schools and their State proud indeed. Teams representing Victoria were:

  • St Leonard's CollegeTeam 1 - Primary Science Technology
  • Girton Grammar Team 2 - Primary Engineering Mathematics - HONOURS
  • Yarraville West Primary SchoolTeam 2 - Primary Language Literature
  • Fyans Park Primary SchoolTeam 1 - Primary Social Sciences
  • Dandenong High SchoolTeam 1 - Secondary Science Technology
  • Marymede Catholic CollegeTeam 1 - Secondary Engineering Mathematics - FIRST PLACE
  • Girton GrammarTeam 5 - Secondary Language Literature
  • The Knox School Team 3 - Secondary Social Sciences - HONOURS