Welcome to TOM Victoria

La Trobe University is proud to support Tournament of Minds Victoria Inc. as Learning Partner.

Welcome to the Victorian TOM Home Page for 2018

Key dates for 2018 are listed below. Further information about this year's TOM Program in Victoria will be emailed to all schools by mid February.

Regional Tournaments 2018

  • Central Victoria - La Trobe University Bendigo - Sat 18th August
  • Metro Central - Deakin University, Burwood - 18th & 19th August
  • Gippsland - Federation University, Churchill - Sat 25th August
  • Goulburn Valley - La Trobe University, Shepparton - Sat 25th August
  • Lilydale - Mount Lilydale Mercy College - Sat 25th August
  • Metro Northern - La Trobe Univeristy, Bundoora, - 25th & 26th August
  • Geelong - Deakin University, Waurn Ponds - Sun 26th August

Victorian Branch Final 2018

  • La Trobe Univeristy, Bundoora - Sunday 9th September
TOM International Final 2018
  • Darwin - Saturday 13th October


Workshops & Student Incursions

It is recommended that all new teachers and facilitators to TOM, attend an Intro to TOM Workshop. You can register online with 2018 workshop details being available very soon.

Based on the TOM principles of creative thinking and cooperative learning, TOM also offers six Student Incursion modules that can be run at your school to assist you and your students. Incursions can be booked now - as a one-off session or in any combination of sessions. Dates are limited, so book early. Details and costs will be here soon.

Resources

TOM provides other resources to assist you running the TOM Program at your school. This includes USBs or CDs containing past Challenges, and the Resources for Team Facilitators handbook. The order form can be downloaded here.

More information

The Victorian Office is always there to assist and support you to implement the TOM program at your school. We endeavour to respond to you within 24 hours. The best method of contact is by email, as our office is not always attended during business hours. Our contact details are:

Mobile: 0435 326 465
Facebook Group: TOM Facilitators 2018  (for registered school facilitators only)

Australasian Pacific Final 2017 Results

The Victorian Teams performed extremely well at the Australasian Pacific Final at Flinders University in Adelaide on 28th October 2017. All results can be found here. We had eight brilliant teams representing Victoria:

  • Huntingtower School Team 1 - Primary Science Technology   Honours 
  • St Paul’s Anglican Grammar Team 2 - Primary Engineering Mathematics
  • Fyans Park Primary School Team 3 - Primary Language Literature 
  • Yarraville West Primary School Team 2 - Primary Social Sciences   Honours 
  • McKinnon Secondary College Team 5 - Secondary Science Technology
  • Girton Grammar School Team 6 - Secondary Engineering Mathematics
  • Girton Grammar School Team 8 - Secondary Language Literature 
  • Girton Grammar School Team 7 - Secondary Social Sciences

Victorian Final 2017 Results

All teams will receive written feedback from the judges on both their Long Term Presentation and their Spontaneous Challenge. Victorian Final 2017 Results