MIST offers a wide variety of competitions for participants in the tournament. Competitions are divided into categories based on the type of competition.Competitors may register for competitions in every category, but are limited to registering for one competition per category.


  • Category IV: Bracket Competitions
    • Debate
    • Math Olympics
    • Quiz Bowl
    • Improv
  • Category V: Group Projects
    • Business Venture
    • Nasheed/Rap
    • Community Service
    • Science Fair
    • Short Film
    • Social Media
    • Mobile Applications
  • Category VI: Sports
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
  • Category I: Knowledge & Qur'an
    • Knowledge Tests
    • Qur'an Memorization
  • Category II: Arts
    • 2D Art
    • 3D Art
    • Fashion Design
    • Graphic Design
    • Photography
    • Scrapbook
  • Category III: Writing & Oratory
    • Extemporaneous Essay
    • Extemporaneous Speaking
    • Original Oratory
    • Poetry: Written
    • Poetry: Spoken Word
    • Prepared Essay
    • Short Fiction