Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament for High School Students takes place this weekend.
The Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament (MIST) for high school students takes place this month as Toronto will be hosting its Regional tournament with over 500 students from across Toronto competing in a wide range of competitions. An event that started off as a safe space for young Muslims facing discrimination to come together, MIST has grown into an exciting and competitive tournament for students of all backgrounds and faiths. Past competitors of all diversities have come together to find camaraderie and expand their worldview.
Basketball: Sunday, March 5th, 1:00pm – 11:00 p.m. Soccer: Friday, March 17th, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Applewood Heights SS, Mississauga Location: Lakeshore C.I., Etobicoke
Date: Saturday, March 11, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 12, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: University of Toronto, St. George, Sidney Smith Hall
Date: Sunday, July 30, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
More information can be found at: www.misttoronto.com MIST is a fun, educational, interactive program of competitions and workshops geared towards bringing high school students together from around the nation to develop leadership, communication, and other creative skills, all while gaining a deeper understanding of Islam and Muslims.
MIST is dedicated to empowering high school students by giving them a venue to develop confidence and professionalism, to meet and network with diverse peers who share the same talents and interests, to express their thoughts and ideas through various creative mediums and to learn strategies to deal with stereotypes and prejudices against Islam and Muslims.
MIST consists of annual Regional Tournaments that take place in Toronto, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, DC, Florida, Philadelphia, New York City, Houston, Northern & Southern California, New Jersey, Richmond and Nashville. The winners from each Regional Tournament qualify to complete at the annual National Tournament. MIST currently features over 35 different competitions. Established in 2008, MIST Toronto was the first MIST region to be established outside the United States.