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5th Annual Battle of the Books
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Over 350 students from 47 teams will compete in the 5th Annual Battle of the Books on Monday, March 14, 2016 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Skidmore College's Palamountain Hall.
Students in grades 3-6 prepared for the Battle of the Books for many months by reading five fiction and five non-fiction books. The teams, which consist of 10 or fewer students each, have tested themselves on every kind of detail imaginable, from the plot to the dedication. During the competition, they will have 20 seconds to answer a recall question, responding in the form of author and title. There are 32 questions per round.
Each grade level competition is set up in a bracket system, and a first, second, and third place team is determined in the end. Each of the winning teams is awarded a trophy and a banner to bring back to their schools that can be displayed until the following year.
Best of luck to competitors from the following schools: