Student Events

Battle of the Books

4-6th graders are placed on mixed school teams to compete by answering questions about approved books they have read. The competition is broken up into three divisions: North, Central and South county schools.

A separate event for 6-8th graders is also held.

Students read from the “Standard 28 book list” which can be found on the following webpage: https://www.battleofthebooks.org/book-list/

Grades 4-6 Competition

Intent to Participate:
No deadline

School Team Registration Entry Deadline:
March 31, 2023

Cost:
$50 per school • Checks made payable to Kern Battle of the Books

Battle location:
Kern County Museum beginning at 8:30 AM

Central May 1, 2023
North May 2, 2023
South May 4, 2023

Grades 6-8 Competition

Intent to Participate:
No deadline

School Team Registration Entry Deadline:
TBD

Cost:
TBD

Battle location:
TBD