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Footsteps2Brilliance Reading Madness Tournament
Footsteps2Brilliance Reading Madness Tournament
JoAnne Lamas
Friday, March 01, 2019

The losses are bitter, but victory is sweet! Sweet 16's are complete and we have entered into the Quarter Finals! This week of competition students totaled 5,687,026 words! From 3/1-3/21 students have read 16,430,390 words! The competition is stiff and the students are all working hard to be crowned the first ever Footsteps2Brilliance Reading Madness Champions, but there can be only ONE! Which class will reign supreme? Continue to follow along here and at each site for weekly updates. 

Inspired by March Madness, NCLUSD has created the very first Footsteps2Brillaince Reading Madness Tournament! The 6-week long tournament will encourage students to utilize the Footsteps2Brilliance and Clever Kids University apps while also having fun competing with TK-3 classrooms across the district. All 43 classes will be going head-to-head for the chance to crowned Foosteps2Brilliance Reading Madness Champions!

For weekly updated tournament results check here at the district website or at any of our elementary campuses. 

Tournament Schedule: 

Week 1: Friday 3/1- Thursday 3/7

Week 2: Friday 3/8- Thursday 3/14

Week 3 Sweet 16's: Friday 3/15- Thursday 3/21

Week 4 Quarter Finals: Friday 3/22- Thursday 3/28

Week 5 Semi-Finals: Friday 3/29- Thursday 4/4

Week 6 FINALS: Friday 4/5- Thursday 4/11

Champions Announced: Friday 4/12 

Tournament Rules: 

  • Weekly, single eliminations
  • Classes will start at zero words at the beginning of each week 
  • Most words read from Friday-Thursday advances to next round 

Good Luck Readers!