Tournament of Minds (TOM)

challenging the world

TOM is a problem solving programme for teams of students from both primary and secondary years.

Tournament of Minds is one of the fastest growing international school programmes with the involvement of thousands of participants.

TOM aims to enhance the potential of our youth by developing diverse skills, enterprise, time management, and the discipline to work collaboratively within a competitive environment.

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2017 Language Literature Texts

A. PICTURE BOOKSB. FILMSC. NOVELSD. OTHER
The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster - David ConwayMadelineMaze Runner - James DashnerMythology: The Story of Icarus
Zen Stories - John MuthLion KingFault in Our Stars - John GreenTheatre: Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare
The Bear and the Piano - David LitchfieldWreck it RalphDivergent - Veronica RothPoetry: Custard the Dragon - Odgen Nash
The Arrival - Shaun TanRise of the Guardians Wild Pork and Watercress - Barry Crump Autobiography: The Diary of Anne Frank

TOM goes International

Commencing in 2017, Tournament of Minds will be truly international, inviting participation by teams from New Zealand, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Africa and Uganda.

We'll be working to get the website ready over the next few weeks. Further information coming soon.

Exercising Young Minds

International School Dhaka (ISD) is the only school in Bangladesh to have taken part in the Tournament of Minds

This year the ToM finale in Bangkok, Thailand was held on February 26, involving 5 countries, 17 schools, 53 teams and 371 students.

ISD was the lone representative from Bangladesh and also had the largest contingent with 7 teams participating in all three disciplines of Math Engineering, Language Literature, and Social Sciences. ISD teams won first place in the Language Literature and Social Studies categories and qualified for the world finals to be held in Australia.

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About

Tournament of Minds is one of the fastest growing international school programmes with the involvement of thousands of participants.

STEM is here!

ST & EM challenges are written with STEM education in mind.

Teams solve challenges from a choice of disciplines:

  • Science Technology
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
  • Language Literature

TOM aims to enhance the potential of our youth by developing diverse skills, enterprise, time management, and the discipline to work collaboratively within a competitive environment.

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Branches

Each branch (State, Territory or Country) conducts their own regional tournaments.

For information regarding your particular branch, go to the branch sub-site page.

Branch Sub-sites

Australia
International

Branch Contact details

Branches

International

For enquiries concerning TOM International, please contact us

Log In

You will need to create an account in order to use the portal for School Registration, Team Nominations and to access other tournament resources.

User accounts prior to 2016 will not work!

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International Schools

We are now accepting on-line registrations from International schools.

If this is the first time that you'll be using on-line registration as an International school, please use this form to register a new school.

New School

 Workshops

Tournament of Mind runs a series of workshops conducted by our individual branches

Sign up for a workshop

 Challenges

Specific information on this year's challenges can be found on the Challenge Information page.

All other information is contained in the challenge 'Challenge Pack'. You should read them carefully!

 Results

Check the results from the most recent Tournaments

View the results
Photo gallery from this year's AP Final

 Information

Information for Facilitators, Parents & Schools

 Facilitators Guide 2017 (pdf)
 Parents Guide 2017 (pdf)
 Schools Guide 2017 (pdf)
 Student Guide 2017 (pdf)

 The TOM Curriculum

Find out how TOM can integrate with your School's curriculum.

 Introduction to Curriculum (pdf)

Additional curriculum information, for each challenge, is available for paid registrations.

 Judges

Information for Judges.

 Judges Guide 2017 (pdf)

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