2012 Indian Hill Certamen: Upper Level Winners with their coveted prizes

2018-2019 Local Certamen Schedule

Southern Ohio Certamen:

  • All are on Saturday morning.
  • Registration starts at 9 am.  The competition itself begins 9:30ish and ends 11:30ish.
  • Fliers with directions will be posted a week or 2 before the certamen.
  • An ‘open certamen’ means that students from different schools will be randomly placed on teams.
  • Sept 22 – Moeller Open
  • Oct 6 – Open Certamen at the Fall Forum at Columbus Academy
  • Oct 27 – Miami University flier parking pass   There is also a 1:00 campus tour and information session that participants can sign up for:  https://admission.miamioh.edu/portal/on-campus-events?id=51f91567-1075-40c6-9d5b-5da900214134
  • Nov 3 – University of Cincinnati flier and parking info
  • Nov 11- Shaker Heights
  • Dec 8 – Seven Hills flier
  • Jan 19 – Summit Certamen
  • Feb 2 – Xavier University
  • March 9 – State Championship at OJCL Convention
  • April 6 – Ursuline Academy – spring certamen!
  • May 4 – Mt. Notre Dame – the Advanced questions will all be AP related to help prep for the AP exam on May 17
  • July 26-31 – National Championship at NJCL Convention in Fargo ND
On Sunday, November 11, from 1-3:30, the Shaker Latin Club will host our annual Certamen Invitational.  All levels- Novice, Intermediate and Advanced.  Play as a school or we’ll mix people to make teams.  It’s a great opportunity to meet people.  New to Certamen?  Shaker Certamen is a low stress opportunity to learn about the game.  Certamen veteran?  Come show your stuff!
When?  Sunday, November 11th  1:00 registration (no fee-just making teams)
Where?  Shaker Heights High School  lower cafeteria (enter through main doors or cafeteria doors off the patio).  Parking in the Laurel Rd. lot.
15911 Aldersyde Dr.  Shaker Heights, 44120
Questions?  Contact Nora Murphy  murphy_n@shaker.org     216-701-1827

 

 

SCHEDULES FROM PAST YEARS

Summit Certamen, Sat Feb 4, 9 am – 12 noon! SummitCertamenFlier

The Xavier University Certamen will be held this Saturday on January 7 from 9 am – 12:30 pm! Click here for the 2017 XU Certamen flier (12-30-16).

In Cincinnati, 5 local competitions will take place during the 2016-2017 school year.  These events are always on Saturdays, from 9 am-12ish am.  There are 3 preliminary rounds and then the finals for the top 3 teams.  All rounds have 15 toss-ups with 1 bonus question for each toss-up.

Cincinnati Certamen Schedule:  All are on Saturday morning.  Registration starts at 9 am.  The competition itself begins 9:30ish and ends 11:30ish.  Fliers with directions will be sent out in a week or 2 before the certamen.  Hope to see you there! (8-26-16)

  • Sept 24 – Moeller Open
  • Oct 1 – Open Certamen at the Fall Forum at Columbus Academy
  • Oct 29 – University of Cincinnati
  • Nov 12 – Miami University
  • Jan 7 – Xavier University  2017 XU Certamen flier
  • Feb 4 – Summit
  • Feb 25 – State Championship at OJCL Convention in Columbus
  • July 24-29 – National Championship at NJCL Convention at Troy University AL

 

 

The 2016 Shaker Heights certamen will be on Feb 7 at 1 pm in its cafeteria. Flier.  (1-6-16)

CINCINNATI CERTAMEN SCHEDULE, always Sat mornings, 9-11ish (8-25-15):