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 "B" or Scholastic students, and 3 "C or below" Varsity students.
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 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!
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®.
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.