Saint Francis to host Anatomage Tournament for high school teams

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis invites high school teams of three or four students to compete in the Saint Francis Anatomage Tournament with a chance to win prizes and advance to the national tournament.

The tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 at the Achatz Hall of Science and John and Toni Murray Research Center, 2701 Spring Street. Interested schools should register at Registration deadline is Feb. 21.

Teams will compete to be one of the Top 16 teams to advance into the main tournament bracket. The Top 3 teams will ultimately win prizes and advance to the National Anatomage Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Saint Francis champion students will receive a $1,000 per year renewable scholarship. The runner-up students qualify for a $500 per year scholarship.

The Anatomage Tournament is a team-based competition that focuses on knowledge of anatomical structures. Participants will get hands-on experience with our Anatomage Table 3D technology while competing to test their anatomy knowledge. Outside of the tournament, educational workshops and hands-on activities will help prepare students for their collegiate careers.

Anatomical systems included in competition are skeletal, cardiovascular, digestive, muscular and respiratory.

For more information, contact Saint Francis Pre-Medical Program Director Dr. Amy Obringer at 260-399-7700, ext. 8210 or

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences and the College of Arts, Sciences and Business. In addition to its traditional programs, Saint Francis designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the music technology program while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis, recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution, has 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships. Approximately 1,900 students from a broad geographic region attend Saint Francis.