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Latest News

Live from Honolulu.......

Watch the Super Quiz® and Banquet live from your computer.

Super Quiz® - Friday, April 25th, 3:45 PM HST, 8:45 PM EDT
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Award Banquet - Saturday, April 26th 8:45 AM HST, 1:45 PM EDT
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*Special thanks to our sponsor GCI for providing this service.


Volunteer Opportunities at the National Competition in Honolulu, Hawaii – April 24 and 25, 2014.

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2014–2015 Curricular Theme and Topics Are Posted!

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National Information

Speech and Interview Schedules (PDF)
Super QuizTM Seating (PDF)
Division and Team Numbers (PDF)
Nat’l Team State Scores (PDF)


National Online Competition Information

Nat’l Online Large School State Scores (PDF)
Nat’l Online Medium School State Scores (PDF)
Nat’l Online Small School State Scores (PDF)


2013–2014 Season

 Essay and Art competition test changes

• Download Curriculum Overview Guide (PDF; 17 MB)

• The 2013–2014 Curricular Theme and Topics

 

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Program

United States Academic Decathlon®

The United States Academic Decathlon® is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students.

Each high school enters a team of nine students: 3 "A" or Honor students (3.750 - 4.00 GPA), 3 "B" or Scholastic students (3.00 - 3.749 GPA), and 3 "C or below" Varsity students (0.00 - 2.999 GPA).

The theme for the 2013–2014 Academic Decathlon® season is World War I. 


USAD Academic Pentathlon

Get ready for the Decathlon: the rapidly-growing Pentathlon program allows middle school students a chance to start experiencing the benefits of Academic Decathlon® ahead of schedule.

The Pentathlon is comprised of five academic events: Language and Literature, Mathematics, Fine Arts/American Culture, Science and Social Studies

Pentathlon Competition Information is now available.


USAD Individual Competition

The United States Academic Decathlon® Individual Competition has been created to help individuals achieve their individual academic goals.

Home school students, alternative school students, team alternates, and Academic Decathlon® team members, this competition is for you!

Please vist http://usadic.org to learn more and register.

USAD International Competition

USAD continues to recruit new schools for the International Competition. All English speaking International Schools are encouraged to participate. Teams for the International Academic Decathlon® are created in the same manner as for the Academic Decathlon®.

Events

2013-2014 National Competition

The 33rd Annual USAD National Competition will be held April 24 – 26, 2014, in Honolulu, Hawaii

The Essay and Art tests will be held online for ALL competitions on April 3, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time

Practice:  On March 27, 2014, or March 28, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. CDT, teams are required to log-in and test not only their system but become familiar with the process. The practice helps confirm that all teams are able to get online prior to the competition day listed above.

USAD National Online Large, Medium and/or Small School Competitions.  All remaining objective tests will be held on April 25, 2014, ONLY.

 
2013-2014 Pentathlon National Competition

The 1st USAD Pentathlon National Competition will be held May 23 – 24, 2014, in Omaha, Nebraska

Click here for a complete list of upcoming events.