Feb 23, 2019

Academic Decathlon

  • Crimson Education
  • USA
Competition Skill Building

Description

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 Honor students (3.750 - 4.00 GPA), 3 Scholastic students (3.00 - 3.749 GPA), and 3 Varsity students (0.00 - 2.999 GPA).

Events include a speech, an essay, an interview and quizzes on a range of seven school subjects within a theme.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

4/5

Open to all students, but teams must succeed in local, regional and state competitions before advancing to the Nationals

Participation Cost

$$$$

Study materials for the team can be expensive.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

2/5

The decathlon is designed to include students of all levels.

Time Commitment

3/5

Preparation required to study the given topics.

Application Deadline

Varies by Division - see website for details

Application Process Includes

Application form.

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