Middle School Battle of the Books

  • Eligibility Guidelines for Participation

    Students at participating schools read books from a list established by the state Battle of the Books committees and then compete in quiz-bowl-style tournaments to test their knowledge of these books. Battle of the Books involvement is contingent on participating schools meeting the following criteria: 


    • Either an 076  licensed Media Coordinator OR Certified Staff Member serving as the school's BOB coach
    • current member of NCSLMA
    • fills out compliance form by deadline 


    • with a designated space on the site of the school ( Only Exception, some Early and Middle colleges operate differently - See High School BOB rules).
    • cataloged collection
    • open and staffed at least 20 hours weekly by a certified school Library Media Coordinator or other certified staff serving in the role of Media Coordinator.