Student Events

Battle of the Books

Grades 4-6 Competition
School Team Registration Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Cost: $50 per school • Checks made payable to Kern Battle of the Books
4-6 Central County Competition • Monday, May 9, 2022 • 8:30 a.m.
4-6 North County Competition • Tuesday, May 10, 2022 • 8:30 a.m.
4-6 South County Competition • Thursday, May 12, 2022 • 8:30 a.m.
Kern County Museum/Pioneer Village, Bakersfield

Grades 6-8 Competition
School Team Registration Entry Deadline: Monday, November 29, 2021
Cost: $40 per school • Checks made payable to Educational Services Foundation
6-8 County Competition • TBA • 8:30 a.m.
Valley Oaks Charter School, Bakersfield

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.

TBD 2022, Battle of the Books South
TBD 2022, Battle of the Books Central
TBD 2022, Battle of the Books North

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

Kids @ Battle of the Books

Michelle Young
Coordinator III English Language Arts/English Language Development
(661) 636-4505
miyoung@kern.org