Timeline: Battle of the Books Competitions

August 24, 2016
Battle of the Books officially begins. Books available from the school library and public library.

September 15, 2016
Coaches' Meeting
3:45-4:30
Central Campus Library

February 27-March 3, 2017
Building-level Battles to determine which team will advance to the Regional Competition.

March 22, 2017
40 Book Challenge
9:00-10:30
Plymouth Congregational Church, Waveland Hall

Regional Competitions
Teams from each building compete by region.

March 23, 2017 Harding Library-tentative
9:00-10:30
Oak Park
Madison
Findley
Cattell
Moulton
Carver
Garton
King
Edmunds

March 23, 2017 Goodrell Library
12:30-2:00
Brubaker
Stowe
Willard
Pleasant Hill
Capitol View
Home Instruction
Phillips
Walnut Street


March 24, 2017 Weeks Library
9:00-10:30
Park Avenue
South Union
Lovejoy
Studebaker
Morris
Wright
Howe
Jackson
McKinley
Jefferson
River Woods

March 24, 2016 Hoover-Meredith Media Center
12:30-2:00
Hubbell
Greenwood
Windsor
Hillis
Samuelson
Hanawalt
Cowles
Perkins
Monroe
Downtown School

District Finals
April 14, 2017
1:00-2:30
Des Moines Public Library
Downtown Central Branch
First place teams from each of the regional competitions compete.