Overall Theme for 2017-18:   AFRICA

  

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Competition Dates

 LOCAL COMPETITION – Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Team Registration is May thru October 6, 2017.          2017-2018 Registration Form

$400 Team Entry Fee.  Deadline to register a team is Friday, October 13

Occurring at schools throughout the state, Decathlon teams will test in:

•  Art  •  Literature •  Music — includes audio excerpts
•  Economics •  Mathematics •  Science                   •  Social Science
  • All nine team members take the seven written tests.

Each test has 50 multiple-choice questions, with the exception of Math, which has 35 questions.

There are a total of 335 questions.

Schools may register two or more teams, but only one team may advance to Regional Competition.

Flashing Red BulletFrom Local Competition, the 50 teams advancing to Regional Competition will write the essay prior to the January event. 

Essay Writing Test Window for Regional Competition is December 12 or 13, 2017. 
Teams will write the essay at their local high school.

REGIONAL COMPETITION – Friday, January 12, 2018

$500 Team Entry Fee.  Hosted at five sites (UW-Barron County, UW-Green Bay, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Waukesha and UW-Whitewater), the full-day event consists of the seven written tests in addition to engaging in a 4-minute Prepared Speech, 1 1/2 to 2-minute Impromptu Speech, Interview and Essay Writing.  

The 20 teams advancing to State Competition will write the essay prior to the March event.

Essay Writing Test Window for State Competition is February 20 or 21, 2018.
Teams will write the essay at their local high school.

STATE COMPETITION – Thursday & Friday, March 8 & 9, 2018

$600 Team Entry Fee.  Hosted at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center – Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells, State Competition consists of the seven written tests, as well as Essay, Speech and Interview, concluding with the Super Quiz Relay — the only event open to the public.  Super Quiz doors open to the public at 12:45 p.m. on March 9th.

USAD® NATIONAL COMPETITION – April 19-21, 2018    Flashing Red Bullet Frisco, TX

$600 Team Entry Fee.  Drawing teams from across the nation, each Overall State Champion will represent their state in a three-day event hosted by the United States Academic Decathlon® in Frisco, Texas.

 

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Wisconsin Academic Decathlon

  

                                           Janelle Bailey, State Director

                                                595 Baeten Road

                                                Green Bay, WI  54304

                                                Phone:  (920) 617-5617

                                                Fax:  (920) 492-5965

                                          Email: jbailey@cesa7.org

www.WIAD.org

The Wisconsin Academic Decathlon Program

is an equal opportunity organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ready, Set, Study …………

Overall Theme:   World War II

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Coaches’ Workshop – Friday, September 16, 2016
CESA 6 Conference Center, Oshkosh
 
 
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Competition Dates

 LOCAL COMPETITION – Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Team Registration is May thru October 9, 2016.           2016-2017 Registration Form

Offered at numerous sites throughout the state, Decathlon teams will test in:

•  Art  •  Literature •  Music — includes audio excerpts
•  Economics •  Mathematics •  Science/Social Science — combined
  • All nine team members take the seven written tests.

Each test has 50 multiple-choice questions, with the exception of Math at 35 and the combined Science/Social Science test with 25 questions for each.

There are a total of 285 questions.

Schools may register two or more teams, but only one team may advance to Regional Competition.

From Local Competition, the 50 teams advancing to Regional Competition will write the essay prior to the January event. 

Essay Writing Test Window for Regional Competition is December 6 or 7. 
Teams will write the essay at their local high school.

REGIONAL COMPETITION – Friday, January 6, 2017

Hosted at five sites (UW-Barron County, UW-Green Bay, GE Healthcare Institute, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Whitewater), the full-day event consists of the seven written tests in addition to engaging in a 4-minute Prepared Speech, 1 1/2 to 2-minute Impromptu Speech, Interview and Essay Writing. 

The 20 teams advancing to State Competition will write the essay prior to the March event.

Essay Writing Test Window for State Competition is February 14 or 15 .
Teams will write the essay at their local high school.

STATE COMPETITION – Thursday & Friday, March 2 & 3, 2017

Hosted at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center – Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells, State Competition consists of the seven written tests, as well as Essay, Speech and Interview, concluding with the Super Quiz Relay — the only event open to the public.

NATIONAL COMPETITION – April 20-22, 2017    Flashing Red Bullet Madison, Wisconsin

Drawing teams from across the nation, each Overall State Champion will represent their state in a three-day event hosted by the United States Academic Decathlon® at the Monona Terrace® Convention & Visitors Center.

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Wisconsin Academic Decathlon Staff

 
Molly Ritchie

  State Director

  524 Daisy Court

  Verona WI   53593

  Ph: (608) 845-3544

    mritchie@wiad.org

 

  Margie Marcks

  Competition Manager

  595 Baeten Road

  Green Bay WI   54304

  Ph: (920) 617-5617

  Fax: (920) 492-5965

  mmarcks@cesa7.org

www.WIAD.org

The Wisconsin Academic Decathlon Program

is an equal opportunity organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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