Team Assignments

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Welcome to Horace Mann’s Tournament Challenge!

Horace Mann is rallying educators in 36 area schools for the 2018 Horace Mann Tournament Challenge! Each participating school has been randomly assigned a basketball team to follow and cheer on throughout the March college championship tournament. Participating schools and their randomly selected team(s) are listed below. Good luck!

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Participating schools

  • Algonquin Lakes Elementary (District 300)
  • Beecher High School (Beecher)
  • Burnham Elementary (Burnham)
  • Burnside Scholastic Academy (Chicago)
  • Carpentersville Middle School
  • Churchill Elementary
  • Clearview Elementary
  • Cotton Creek School (Wauconda)
  • Daniel Webster Middle School
  • Elk Grove High School
  • Freeman Elementary
  • Grass Lake School (Grass Lake)
  • Herscher High School
  • Homestead Elementary
  • Hunt Club Elementary, Oswego
  • Je-Neir Elementary (Momence)
  • John Walsh Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Little Fort Elementary
  • Lotus Elementary School
  • McCall Elementary
  • Momence High School (Momence)
  • Momence Jr. High (Momence)
  • Murphy Jr. High, Plainfield
  • Newark Grade School
  • Park Manor Elementary (Chicago)
  • Robert Crown Elementary(Wauconda)
  • Scott Elementary, Naperville
  • Stanton Middle School
  • The Academy at Forest View
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School
  • Vanguard School
  • Walden Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary
  • Wauconda Grade School (Wauconda)
  • Woodland Elementary West
  • This list contains all participating schools for this year’s Tournament Challenge. If you are interested in participating next year, contact the Greater Chicagoland Agency at 866-550-8626. Teams were selected randomly and some schools may have two teams assigned. For a full list of prizes, read the contest's official rules.


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