Event Chairs: Lisa Hedberg
Julie Atwood


Oregon Battle of the Books



2019 - 2020 Oregon Battle of the Books 

2020 OBOB Battles will begin TBD 


What is OBOB?

OBOB stands for Oregon Battle of the Books.  At Willamette Primary, the students read from a list of books on a team of four students. They will compete in a series of quiz-like sessions with questions about the book content.  

In the Fall, the teams will officially register for the program and we’ll help you get started with your practice sessions.  

Beginning towards the end of January, the teams will compete in school battles against other teams.

How do I get started?

Read and read!  

Find a team.  There should be four readers on the team total, and each reader will read some books as their primary books, and some books as their secondary books.  The team can work together to figure out what books everyone will read, so that every book is read by at least two people.  



The OBOB program is an extra curricular program managed by the PTA, however, it is supported and encouraged by Willamette teachers.  Reading will be done at home, and team meetings can be held after school or during lunch.  
Battles will take place after school each Thursday beginning Jan 23rd and wrapping up Thursday Feb 20th.  Each team will battle roughly four times in mini battles and then will participate in a final battle the first week in March.  
The program is intended to be fun!  We’re hoping to encourage a love of reading and fun with books.


      Code of Conduct

      3rd Grade Book Matrix

      4th / 5th Grade Matrix