The competition exists in three phases. The first phase begins over the summer, where the book lists for each grade level will be released. This will give students ample time to prepare for the second phase in the following January. The second phase is an online qualification test, where students will with their team sponsor and answer questions about the books they read. Then, after the results are processed and qualifying teams are announced, the third phase will The Grand Battle. Students will travel to compete in a "TV Game Show"-like with other teams. The winner of the Grand Battle for each grade level will receive the 1st place trophy for their school and certificates for their team.