Welcome to Tournament of Minds - South Australia

An International educational program challenging the world to develop problem solving skills

TOM SA Announcement

For the 2024 Regional Language Literature Challenge teams will need to become familiar with three of the following texts. Specific details of the Challenge will be provided in the Challenge Pack when it is released.

  • Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
  • The Lorax by Dr Seuss
  • Wonder by R J Palacio
  • Storm Boy by Colin Thiele
  • Uno's Garden by Graeme Base
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Blueback by Tim Winton
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Term 1Tuesday February 13th - School Registrations Open
Term 2Workshops - (TBA)
Term 3Facilitator Training - (TBA)
Monday 29th July - Challenges released and team nominations open on the portal
Monday 12th August - Team nominations close
Sunday 8th September - State Final Day
DATE TBA- International Finals Practice Day
Saturday 2nd November - TOM International Finals (TIF) - NSW will be hosting TIF at UNSW.

Join our Facebook group for SA facilitators

Remember to look for and like Tournament of Minds SA - we're building a Facebook page with general information for students, families and those new to TOM

Congratulations to all SA teams who competed on Sunday 10th September 2023

Click here to view the results from our State Final

Tournament of Minds
South Australia
is proudly sponsored by


Sherry Randhawa |SA Co-Director

Michelle Cordon |SA Co-Director

Kate Martin |SA Treasurer-Invoice & billing enquiries.

Debbie Taylor |SA Judging -New judges welcome.

For more information on any of the following, please contact the SA Director

  • General competition information
  • Options for online participation for regional and remote schools
  • Facilitator training
  • Joining our email information list
  • Getting involved on the committee
  • Judging
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