2022 Ozark Mountain Brawl

I am proud to announce another year of the Ozark Mountain Brawl taking place on the beautiful campus of Harding Academy in Searcy, Arkansas. This event will occur from September 9th - 10th. We will also have the 4th Annual Ozark Mountain Brawl Skills Challenges on Friday followed by qualification rounds. Your registration fee gets you into both events.


Friday, Sept. 9th, 2022
1:00 Doors open for teams to set up pits, registration, WPA encryption, safety inspection begins, Practice field opens, and Concession Stand opens.
2:30 – 3:30 Vision calibration
3:30 - 6:30 OMB Skills Challenge
6:30 Driver meeting
7:30 – 9:30 Qualification matches/Team Social

Saturday, Sept. 10th, 2022

8:00 Doors open for teams
8:30 Opening ceremony
9:00–11:30 Qualification matches
11:45 Alliance selection
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00 Elimination tournament
4:00 Closing Ceremonies and Awards
5:00 Estimated end of activities

We are very excited to have this event again on the campus of Harding University and Harding Academy. It will be held in two basketball gyms at Harding Academy.

Here is a link to a map of the campus. There are plenty of hotels in the area with some great rates.


Registration will close at 24 teams and the remaining registrants will be waitlisted. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. So register today and get your payment in to secure your spot. You can register at our Eventbrite Page

The cost will be as follows:
$300 – Teams Early Registration (Ends 8/19/22)
$350 – Teams Late Registration (Begins 8/19/22)
FREE - 2023 Rookie Teams Registration (Ends 9/8/21)


We will be implementing several rule changes for this year’s OMB. This may include changes to alliance selections. Stay tuned for those to be finalized.


We will be webcasting the event live on Friday and Saturday. Stay tuned for more information.

Lots more to come. I hope you can join us for the 2022 OMB. See you soon!


5454 is looking forward to another year of OMB. Always one of the most fun offseason events of the year. Some of the Skills Challenge events are the most entertaining moments of the season.

We are in need of volunteers for Friday, September 9th from 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm and Saturday, September 10th from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. If you are interested in helping this year, on either or both of those dates, please fill out the form below. You need NO prior experience as we will train each one of you prior to your volunteer times.

Ozark Mountain Brawl Volunteer Signup

Each volunteer will be provided with dinner on Friday night and a continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. You will also receive an Ozark Mountain Brawl shirt and the satisfaction that you are helping to support the next generation of world problem solvers.

Thanks again for your consideration and hope to see you all soon!