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University of Mobile Brain Battle Invites High School Scholars Bowl Teams to Compete

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile will host “Brain Battle,” a quiz bowl tournament for varsity division teams, on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Interested teams should sign up now at umobile.edu/scholars-bowl.

The free event will allow high school scholars bowl and quiz bowl teams to compete in a qualifier for National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ high school national championship tournament.

The UM Brain Battle tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and last until 1 p.m. Welcome goodies, morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.

All teams will be guaranteed at least seven rounds of play, with further specifications sent closer to the tournament. A list of teams registered, and other logistical details, will be updated through the University of Mobile website.

“This is a free event for our community. As a Christian university, we focus on ways to serve others, and we think this is a wonderful opportunity for young scholars,” said Amy Burdette, an English instructor at the University of Mobile.

For more information on “Brain Battle,” please visit umobile.edu/scholars-bowl or call 251.442.2222

About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Zac Douglas

Zac Douglas is the marketing communications specialist for the University of Mobile. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in integrated marketing and communications. As marketing communications specialist, Zac is responsible for writing and strategizing content about the university, assisting with media relations, and handling other marketing and communications projects. He is an active member at Cottage Hill Baptist Church and enjoys spending his time surfing, skating and climbing.