The Smart Sixteen - March 9th & 10th East - Mentor, oh

The Smart Sixteen East Region pregame interview with WIlloughby, Oh senior resident Marie. 

The Smart Sixteen - March 9 & 10th West - Rocky River, oh

The Pregame Clip : The calm before the Senior Brain Storm at West Region 

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About Us

What is The Mind Challenge for the New Majority?

It is a trivia tournament for active seniors and baby boomers (50+) representing 36 cities/senior centers. This year marks the second year after a tremendously successful inaugural campaign in 2019.

The Mind Challenge 2020

Modeled after the popular college basketball tournament in March, The Mind Challenge for The New Majority allows participants to enhance their brain fitness acumen and polish their socialization skills while competing for cash prizes and bragging rights for their respective communities. 

Competition Tips-Off

Competition begins in January 2020 with team formation rounds at 36 senior centers in Northeast Ohio during the month of January and then all trivia tournament play goes to specific regional locations: four pre-assigned sites: 

East Region - Mentor

West Region - Rocky River

Southeast Region - Solon

Southwest Region - Strongsville

Regional play will be held in the months of February, March and April (which is a knockout format)

The Fact Finding Four will be held on Wednesday May 6, 2020 at the Jack Thistledown Racino.. More information on the Final Four will be provided when available. Please see the Events page to see all of the dates of The Mind Challenge Trivia Tournament. 

Feel free to contact The Mind Challenge Committee by phone or email for more information. Please see the Contact Us Page

2019 mind challenge champions Mentor, ohio


2019 Mind Challenge Champs - Mentor, Ohio


Senior Coordinator :

 Congratulations to our Selected Senior Coordinator 

 Mykol Farmer

Program Assistant

Bedford Heights 



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