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Latest News

Check out USAD's New Product!

#OfficialReadySet  (PDF)

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2014 National Competition Information

National Scores (PDF)
Pentathlon National Overview (PDF)
Pentathlon National Video (Video) 
USAD National Video (Video)  


2014 National Online Competition Information

Small School Results (PDF)
Medium School Results (PDF)
Large School Results (PDF)


Photos & Videos from 2014 Nationals

Award Winner Photos - Click here to view.

Photo Library - Click here to view.

Super QuizTM - held on April 25, 2014. Click here to view.

Award Banquet - held on April 26, 2014. Click here to view.

*Special thanks to our sponsor GCI for providing this service.


2014–2015 Curriculum Outlines Are Posted!

Click here to download


2013–2014 Season

 Essay and Art competition test changes

• Download Curriculum Overview Guide (PDF; 17 MB)

 

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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 2014–2015 Academic Decathlon® season is New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation. 


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

2014–2015 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 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.