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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