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Armuchee High School Wins Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon

1/17/19 4:26PM
The Armuchee High Academic Decathlon team was crowned champions in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition held at the Floyd County Board of Education central office on Friday, January 11, 2019. Alexander Hammond of Model High was the highest scoring individual participant this year Full article..

Wilmot UHS Academic Decathlon team places second at the 2019 UW-Whitewater Regional

1/17/19 4:25PM
The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon team placed second Friday at the UW-Whitewater Regional to advance to the state finals for the 15th consecutive year. The Panthers squared off against nine other opponents and were edged by the team from Watertown by fewer than 80 points (a .2% margin). Full article..

Local high school students compete in academic decathlon

1/15/19 2:27PM
Albany High School hosted a decathlon on Thursday to test students on their general knowledge. Monroe, Westover and Dougherty Comprehensive schools all competed for a chance to advance to the regional decathlon and possibly earn a scholarship. Full article..

Westover Comprehensive High School wins academic decathlon, advancing to state level

1/11/19 11:21AM
The team representing Westover Comprehensive High School won the Dougherty County School System’s annual District Academic Decathlon on Thursday, a competition of general knowledge and trivia for Dougherty County high school students. Full article..

#1StudentNWI: Holidays and Academics at La Lumiere

12/31/18 11:09AM
On Saturday December 1, La Lumiere’s Academic Decathlon team traveled to Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana for their first competition of the year. Six La Lu students attended the invitational and competed in ten events. The topic which these students have been diligently studying is the 1960s in the USA. Full article..

Academic Decathlon teams meet in Craig

12/31/18 10:58AM
Ketchikan, Craig and Juneau-Douglas high school Academic Decathlon teams gathered in Craig for their first tournament of the school year. According to Ketchikan High School coach Peter Stanton, the Kayhi team split into two groups for the Super Quiz event, and took second and third place. Craig High School coach Jessica Hughes says the home teams took fifth and sixth in Super Quiz. Full article..

Check out the Global Leaders

12/11/18 8:39AM
After 4 months Daniel Dizon (NJ) is in the lead followed by Lucas Bautista (CA) in 2nd and Sophie Cope (TX) in 3rd. Ranking is based on Online Training Center Head-to_head Challenges and online scrimmage scores. Click Read more to see who made the top 10. Full article..

The BHHS Academic Decathlon Team picked up 20 awards

12/11/18 8:32AM
The BHHS Academic Decathlon Team picked up 20 awards at the Los Angeles County Scrimmage at West High School. Over 180 students from 10 high schools competed Full article..

Detroit's gift to TV crime dramas? The actress who plays Kasie on 'NCIS'

12/5/18 8:28AM
...Reasonover also credits Renaissance High, where her academic decathlon team made it to the nationals, with expanding her worldview,... Full article..

Seneca Valley Wins Academic Decathlon

11/7/18 9:22AM
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA - Seneca Valley High School's academic decathlon team placed first among eighteen schools, and brought home a total of 25 medals recently in the Academic Decathlon Competition at Clarion-Limestone High School. Full article..

Westchester High Students Practice for Academic Decathlon Competition at LADWP

10/31/18 5:23PM
Westchester High students... go over questions during SuperQuiz practice... Full article..

Acadec makes learning fun

10/19/18 8:17AM
The Southwest Academic Decathlon team of 2018-2019 are at it again with new topics, new subjects, and new members who gave some background on why they joined, so they can inspire people to join. Full article..

Valley schools push each other to new heights

10/19/18 8:07AM
Riverside County Academic Decathlon puts students to the test Full article..

Mixed Bag Scrimmage

9/18/18 10:58AM
Take the Mixed Bag Scrimmage today, Sept. 18. Fifty questions from any subject, any section. Log in, copy the test key and click Read more...

Not registered? Check with your coach. If your school does not have a team subscription, click the van to purchase an individual membership.
Full article..

Check Out These Overall Results from the September Splash!

9/17/18 9:31AM
The September Splash included 7 scrimmages, each one covering questions from section I of a particular subject. On Friday, September 14, the final scrimmage included questions from section I of all sections. Here are the top 10 cumulative results:
1st: Space Daddy (CA)
2nd: Michael Hernandez (CA)
3rd: Hannah Lee (TX)
4th: Isaac Coleman (CA)
5th: Kyle Chen (CA)
6th: Hannah Hui (CA)
7th: Ethan Morgan (TX)
8th: Jackie Ayala (CA)
9th: Ian Youth (ME)
10th: Zesheng Xu (TX)
Full article..

Academic Decathlon

9/14/18 8:36AM
The school year is just beginning, so one club worth noting is the Academic Decathlon. “Aca-Deca” takes part in competitions with other schools to test their knowledge of a certain topic, differing from the year before. This year, the topic is the decade of the 1960s... Full article..

September Scrimmage Splash Update

9/12/18 9:57AM
Here are the top students, ranking from 1st-10th after 5 scrimmages:
Daddy, Space (CA)
Hernandez, Michael (CA)
Lee, Hannah (TX)
Coleman, Isaac (CA)
Chen, Kyle (CA)
Hui, Hannah (CA)
Morgan, Ethan (TX)
Youth, Ian (ME)
Ayala, Jackie (CA)
Xu, Zesheng (TX)

Featured topics: The Days of Camelot, Light, Basic Elements of Music Theory, Overview of Permutations and Combinations, and Critical Reading.

There are still 3 scrimmages left. The final top 10 will be posted next week.
Full article..

September Scrimmage Splash Update

9/10/18 10:56AM
It's close! After the first 3 September Splash Scrimmages, Space Daddy (CA) is in the lead followed by Michael Hernandez (CA) and Hannah Lee (TX) right behind in 2nd. Kyle Chen (CA) is in 3rd. A number of students are close behind. Who will be on the top after Friday? Will it be you? Take the scrimmages and find out. Final results will be posted next week. Full article..

It's time for the September Scrimmage Splash!

9/4/18 12:22PM
Take up to 8 scrimmages, 1 each day from 9/5 - 9/14. Each scrimmage is 15 questions, covering Section I from a certain subject. Questions from all subjects will be included on the last day. Open to registered users.

Not registered, no problem. If you are training with a team, check with your coach if you have a subscription. If you need a subscription, click Read more... to purchase an individual membership through the Online Training Center.
Full article..

Training is Underway. Are You Ready?

8/27/18 10:33AM
Take the 1st full length scrimmage test August 28. You have 30 minutes to answer 50 questions about Art Fundamentals (Art, Section I). Then on Friday, August 31, take the Fast Friday Blitz. Answer 50 questions about Applications of Lasers (Science, Section IV) in 15 minutes. Log in, click Online Scrimmage and enter the Test Key. Top 3 will be posted on social media. Full article..

Coaches, Have Your Team Train for USAD® Competitions Online

8/22/18 12:05PM
The Online Testing and Training Center is a powerful Academic Decathlon® study resource. Students can train independently using flash cards, predefined tests, head-to-head challenges and more. You can create tests and quizzes for your students, then pull reports once completed. To purchase a team subscription, visit the online store or fill out the brochure form on page 9. Full article..

Online Training Center Global Leader Update

8/22/18 10:46AM
After 3 weeks of training, Matthew Ho (CA) has joined the top 10, moving into 2nd place. Since the last posting, Kyle Chen (CA) remains in 1st and Ian Youth (ME) is in 3rd. Other students who have joined the top 10 in the last 2 weeks: Vinay Gautam (TX), Zesheng Xu (TX), Arushi Dheer (TX), and Evan Berth (WI). Congratulations! To see the entire list, Full article..

USAD® Online Training has Started

8/8/18 2:40PM
It's the start of a new season of Academic Decathlon. After one week of online training, congratulations to the USAD® Training Center "Top 10"!
  1. Kyle Chen (CA)
  2. Ian Youth (ME)
  3. Yasein Shams-Ul-Hooda (TX)
  4. Ayan Sarkar (TX)
  5. Jake Nance (AZ)
  6. Tony Dudley (TX)
  7. Carter Dickman (CA)
  8. Marcos Arenas (CA), Brian Garcia (CA)
  9. Sam Curtis (ME)
Full article..

The Online Testing and Training Center is Open!

8/2/18 11:46AM
Join the excitement for another season of United States Academic Decathlon®! Students, if you are not registered with your team for an OTTC account, sign-up now to train online using a unique combination of online study resources. Full article..

Teacher creates culture of high expectations

7/23/18 9:25AM
Allen Tong teaches math at the Lemoore Middle College High School in Lemoore, California. Allen could have retired, but hangs in there, because he loves what he does. Allen also teaches the principles of the Academic Decathlon – with great success. Full article..

What are the benefits of Academic Decathlon?

6/12/18 8:49AM
There are just too many to list, so here are some key reasons: Full article..

Top Global Leaders at the of the 2017-2018 Season

6/6/18 2:26PM
As the 2017-2018 comes to an end, there are 5 states represented in the Global Leaders Top 10. Ian Youth (ME) is the leader. Ethan Kastenschmidt (WI) is in 2nd followed by David Guzman (TX) in 3rd. To see the other states represented and the entire Top 10 list, click Full article..

El Camino Real Charter High wins U.S. Academic…

4/23/18 9:16AM
WOODLAND HILLS — El Camino Real Charter High School bested competition from across the country and around the world to win the 2018 U.S. Academic Decathlon in Frisco, Texas, school district officials announced today (April 21). Full article..


4/16/18 9:44AM
After an impressive performance at the State Tournament last month, Laramie High School's Academic Decathlon team will be heading to the national competition next week in Frisco, Texas. This is the first year of the Academic Decathlon team at LHS, Full article..

SHS Acadeca Team Wins State

4/12/18 4:32PM
Fourteen teams and 140 students competed in the 2018 Idaho Academic Decathlon State Meet at Idaho State University on March 16 and 17. Sandpoint High School won first place in the large school category and will represent Idaho in the United States Academic Decathlon National Final in Frisco, Texas, on April 19-20, along with Sugar-Salem High School, the first place team in the medium school category. Full article..

Bret Harte junior takes silver at state ACADEC

4/12/18 10:07AM
Bret Harte High School junior Gurlovellen Kaur earned a silver medal in the Speech Honors competition at the California Academic Decathlon state championship held in March. Full article..

Souderton Academic Decathlon team wins state championship

4/9/18 9:44AM
Teamwork doesn’t just apply to athletics. The Souderton Area High School Academic Decathlon team powerfully demonstrated that recently by winning the school’s first state championship, topping 13 other teams in the Pennsylvania competition held at Clarion University. The team now will head to the national finals April 18-22 in Frisco, Texas. Full article..

On to national competition for Wellesley’s Academic Decathlon Team

4/5/18 2:48PM
The Wellesley High School Academic Decathlon Team has been named the 2018 Massachusetts Large School State Champions with a score of 39,278.8, while finishing third overall in the state. As a result, the team has qualified for the Decathlon online nationals competition on April 20. Full article..

Canyon del Oro academic decathlon headed to nationals in Texas

4/5/18 1:27PM
At the statewide academic decathlon competition in Phoenix, Canyon del Oro High School succeeded in just about every way they could. Not only did they win the state competition for the fifth consecutive year, three students on the team received awards for their personal achievements. Full article..

El Camino Real Wins 2018 California Academic Decathlon

3/26/18 8:41AM
El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills won the 2018 California Academic Decathlon in Sacramento Sunday for the first time since it won both the state and national title in 2014. Full article..

Ashland academic decathletes headed to Texas

3/16/18 1:27PM
...“For us to get this far is quite cool,” Hannah Wood said. Monday afternoon found club members in a classroom firing answers on ancient art at the club’s other team captain, Arthur Wang. Sitting at the front of the room, Wang would project a quick presentation onto the wall, then quiz his teammates. Full article..

Academic Decathlon Team beats school record at State Meet

3/13/18 12:18PM
The Friendswood High School Academic Decathlon placed 3rd overall in the team competition of 6A schools in Texas. Full article..

Oakwood students win 8th straight state title, aim for national crown

3/13/18 12:10PM
Oakwood High School won the Division III state championship in Academic Decathlon for the eighth consecutive year on March 2-3 at John Carroll University near Cleveland. Full article..

Current Global Leaders Represent 5 States

3/12/18 10:44AM
After 7 months of online scrimmages and head-to-head challenges, there is 1 student from Maine, 2 students from Wisconsin, 3 students from Texas, 2 students from California and 2 students from Arizona ranking in the Training Center's Global Leaders Top 10. Ian Youth (ME) is in first followed by Ethan Kastenschmidt (WI) in 2nd and David Guzman (TX) in 3rd. Check out the Top 10! (subject to change based on online scrimmage and head-to-head challenge scores) Full article..

St. Johns 'decathletes' prep for state competition

3/7/18 10:33AM
The St. Johns High School Academic Decathlon team — known as “decathletes” — will be competing in the state-level AcaDec championship March 9-10 in the Phoenix area, where they will be one of 40 teams from across the state bumping their brains with one another. Full article..

March Mad Dash Scrimmage Blitz

3/6/18 5:24PM
Throughout March, take the Mad Dash Scrimmage Blitz. Each scrimmage features all sections for a certain subject. You will have 15 minutes. March 7 begins with Social Science. Full article..

LCWM Academic Decathlon Team Earns Trip to Texas

3/2/18 9:11AM
For the third time in school history, the LCWM Academic Decathlon team placed first overall at the state competition held February 25-26 at Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska, MN. Full article..

Tulelake students participate in Modoc County Academic Decathlon

3/2/18 9:04AM
Nine students from Tulelake High School competed at the 31st Annual Modoc County Academic Decathlon in Modoc High School in Alturas on Feb 3. The competition included Tulelake, Modoc, and Surprise Valley high schools with Tulelake winning first place, Modoc being second and Surprise Valley being third. Full article..

St. Peter Academic Decathlon team takes second at state

3/2/18 8:56AM
St. Peter High School’s Academic Decathlon team took second at the state competition on Sunday and Monday in Chaska. Full article..

Kayhi wins state Academic Decathlon competition

2/27/18 5:10PM
Ketchikan High School’s Academic Decathlon team won the state championship Saturday in Anchorage. They will be headed to the national competition in April. Coach Peter Stanton said this is the first year Kayhi’s team won at state. Full article..

La Lumiere Academic Decathlon Team Places Third in State

2/20/18 11:15AM
The La Lumiere Academic Decathlon team traveled to Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana during the weekend of Feb. 9-10 to compete in the Indiana Academic Decathlon state competition Full article..

Lemoore Middle College's sixth Academic Decathlon win

2/20/18 11:06AM
Before this tournament, none of the competitors stretch any muscles except in their fingers for writing, their legs for sitting and standing and their brains for thinking. Full article..

Creighton Prep claims overall title at the Nebraska Academic Decathlon

2/20/18 11:00AM
Creighton Prep won the overall title Saturday in the Nebraska Academic Decathlon at Bellevue University. Paul Martin of Prep claimed the prize of top overall scorer. Full article..

CDO Academic Decathlon Team Tops Regional Tournament 17th Consecutive Year

2/15/18 1:06PM
Led by a record-setting effort by Piper Gray, the Canyon del Oro High School (CDO) Academic Decathlon team won their 17th consecutive regional championship on Saturday at Mountain View High School. Full article..

Duke academic decathletes take third

2/15/18 1:00PM
The Dukes finished third in regional Academic Decathlon competition at Lexington. Full article..

Oak Ridge High School repeats at Academic Decathlon

2/15/18 12:49PM
The Oak Ridge High School Trojans won the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon 2018 title for the second year in a row. The repeat came after competition in 10 disciplines taking place on Jan. 31 and Feb. 3 at Union Mine High School. Full article..

NRHS Academic Decathlon wins sixth straight regional competition

2/13/18 8:50AM
The New Richmond High School Academic Decathlon went to the UW-Barron County regional competition on Friday, Jan. 12, and came home with its record-tying sixth straight regional championship. Full article..

El Camino Real Charter High School wins L.A. Academic Decathlon

2/12/18 5:48PM
In something of an upset, El Camino Real Charter High School has won the 2018 Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District, officials announced Sunday. Though El Camino, located in Woodland Hills, was clearly an academic powerhouse in this competition, the win ran counter to recent form because Granada Hills Charter High has triumphed repeatedly. Full article..

Academic Decathlon prepares students for college and beyond

2/12/18 3:36PM
High school students from throughout Kern County literally put their learning skills to the test on Saturday. The county Academic Decathlon wrapped up its two-day run on Saturday after teams of students from schools throughout the county completed the final portion of the competition, the Super Quiz, at Mira Monte High School. The quiz tests students’ ability to answer questions within a 10- to 20-second time frame. Full article..

Write on! CHS wins second acadeca title

2/9/18 9:37AM
The students of Calabasas High School put their brainpower to work and won the Ventura County Academic Decathlon— again. La Reina High School of Thousand Oaks and Westlake High School came in second and third. Full article..

Mother Lode Regional Academic Decathlon Announces Medalists

2/9/18 9:29AM
February 6, 2018 - On February 3, 2018, at Columbia Elementary School, 56 students from five Mother Lode high schools competed in the 39th Annual Mother Lode Regional Academic Decathlon Competition. Participating high schools included Bret Harte High School from Angels Camp, Mountain Oaks School from San Andreas, Summerville High School from Tuolumne, Tioga High School from Groveland, and Mariposa County High School from Mariposa. The event was coordinated through the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools office in Sonora. Full article..

AHS’ 2017-2018 Academic Decathlon Team

2/9/18 9:08AM
Alice High School Academic Decathlon Team competed in the Region III meet earning second place in two categories. The team got second in The Super Quiz and second place overall. The team has advanced to state to be held in Frisco, TX at Preston Ridge Campus of Collin College. Academic Decathlon coach is George Beltran. Full article..

Warrior Academic Decathlon: 2018 State Qualifers!

2/8/18 8:35AM
As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti . . . The WHS Academic Decathlon class has been studying all aspects of Africa (the 2017-2018 assigned topic) since the beginning of the school year. Full article..

Ashland-Greenwood Academic Decathlon Team Qualifies for State!

2/8/18 8:32AM
Ashland-Greenwood students traveled to Pius X High School to compete at Academic Decathlon regionals and came away with a trip to state competition. Full article..

Lake Catholic academic decathlon team heads to state

2/7/18 2:32PM
The Lake Catholic academic decathlon team placed second at regionals on Jan. 20. The tournament was held at Willoughby South High School and consisted of questions and content relating to Africa. Full article..

Elsinore HS Repeats Win At 35th Annual RivCo Academic Decathlon

2/6/18 10:41AM
For the second year in a row, Elsinore High School took home the championship at the Riverside County Academic Decathlon. Held at Corona High School, Elsinore was also the winner of the Super Quiz. Full article..

First year out, Southwest High School qualifies for state in academic decathlon

1/31/18 1:17PM
...This is the first year Southwest High School has competed, said Peg Rice, one of the coaches at Southwest. Rice said she was pleasantly surprised when the club first started this year. Full article..

Academic Decathlon Regional Results

1/29/18 9:09AM
All five Lubbock ISD Academic Decathlon teams advanced to the state competition after successful performances at the regional contest last weekend. Three schools earned top 10 finishes and every school saw students earn medals in individual events. Coronado, Lubbock High, Monterey, and Talkington all competed in the Region 8 medium school meet at Arlington Lamar High School and Estacado competed in the Region 11 small school meet at Keller High School. Full article..

Two Academic Decathlon Teams are Statebound

1/29/18 8:56AM
Students from two Mansfield ISD high schools have earned the points needed to advance to one of the most rigorous academic competitions in Texas. The Summit High School and Lake Ridge High School Academic Decathlon teams will participate in the state finals in Frisco, which take place Feb. 22-25. Full article..

Academic Decathlon Team dominates regional

1/25/18 9:35AM
Described as “the beast” by a leading official at the Region III Academic Decathlon competition last weekend, the Bandera High School Academic Decathlon Team finished tops in the small-school division and also outscored the medium and large-school winners at the event, officials said. Full article..

Training Center Global Leaders Represent 5 States

1/18/18 8:57AM
After 5 months and 2 weeks of online scrimmages and head-to-head challenges, there is 1 student from Maine, 5 students from Texas, 1 student from Wisconsin, 2 students from California and 1 student from Idaho ranking in the Training Center's Global Leaders Top 10. Since the last posting on December 26, Stephen Coffey (CA) has moved into 3rd place. Ian Youth (ME) and David Guzman (TX) retain 1st and 2nd. Lababa Uddin (TX), Ethan Kastenschmidt (WI) and Sophie Cope (TX) have joined the Top 10. Check out current leaders! Full article..

Westover Academic Decathlon team advances to state

1/17/18 12:03PM
ALBANY — The Dougherty County School System hosted its annual high school Academic Decathlon competition recently at the Walter Judge Academy, and for the eighth time in the past nine years Westover High School was the overall winner. Full article..

Wilmot UHS Academic Decathlon team win 2018 regional competition

1/16/18 10:43AM
The Wilmot Academic Decathlon team reclaimed it’s top spot at the UW-Whitewater regional competition this past Friday. Last year Wilmot was soundly defeated at the regionals by the team from Watertown Full article..

Take the Mid Month Mixed Scrimmage

1/16/18 10:33AM
Be sure to take the January 16 Mid Month Mixed Scrimmage. It's 30 questions from all 7 subjects. You have 15 minutes. Any student with a subscription can participate. Just log in, copy the test key T3T36LW, click Online Scrimmage, enter the key and start the test. See how well you can do! Full article..

ATTENTION! Decathletes from Eliminated Teams or Alternates not in Team Competition

12/27/17 10:29AM
Want to compete in Academic Decathlon but your team was eliminated or you are not on the team? You can compete online. Sign up now for the Individual Academic Decathlon! Full article..

Top 3 Global Leaders from Maine, Texas and Idaho

12/26/17 9:31AM
Since the last posting on October 23, Ian Youth (ME) maintains the lead and David Guzman (TX) retains 2nd place. Jacob Andrews (ID) had moved into 3rd. Eshan Gaitonde (TX), Stephen Coffey (CA) and Eric Youth (ME) have joined the top 10. Congratulations to the top 10! Check out the entire list. Full article..

Congratulations JDHS academic decathlon

12/12/17 8:29AM
If the Academic Decathlon were in the Olympics, Juneau-Douglas High School would have brought home 19 medals this weekend: six gold medals, seven silver medals and six bronze medals from various events. Acadeca is the Olympics of the mind. Full article..

Kayhi AcDc earns top spots during weekend meet

12/6/17 8:32AM
Ketchikan High School hosted the first regional Academic Decathlon meet of the year this past weekend. According to coach Peter Stanton, the meet ended with many Kayhi team members earning top honors. Full article..

Cesar Chavez Students Dominate Phoenix Union's Academic Decathlon

11/30/17 8:31AM
Cesar Chavez High School students dominated the Phoenix Union Academic Decathlon Friday and Saturday, winning the team title, the super quiz relay and Full article..

Competition News from Wisconsin

11/27/17 9:15AM
Dodgeland Academic Decathlon team advances to regionals in competition. Full article..

Academic Decathlon prevails, setting fourth county record

11/20/17 9:22AM
The SPHS Academic Decathlon team dominated contesters in the first round of competition at the county level Saturday, November 11. The team beat its own record its fourth year in a row, Full article..

2018 Nationals Logo Contest Winner

11/17/17 8:56AM
Congratulations to our 2018 Nationals Logo Contest Winner Chelsea Liu from Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles, California! (See Latest News) Full article..

Google Honours Chinua Achebe

11/16/17 9:49AM
Chinua Achebe is the author of this season's featured novel, Things Fall Apart. Full article..

Tuloso-Midway High School English teacher celebrated for teaching humanities

11/15/17 10:15AM
When Tuloso-Midway High School principal Ann Bartosh came across an opportunity to nominate a teacher for a statewide award, one came to mind: Sarah Walker... "She's a great teacher," Bartosh said of the English teacher. "She's also very dedicated to (coaching) the Academic Decathlon." Full article..

Training Center Global Leaders Represent 5 States

10/23/17 9:28AM
After 2 months and 3 weeks of online scrimmages and head-to-head challenges, there are 2 students from Maine, 3 students from Texas, 2 students from Arizona, 2 students from California and one student from Idaho in the Top 10. Since the last posting on Oct. 10, Hannah Lee (TX) has moved into 3rd place. Jesse Le (CA) and Jacob Andrews (ID) have joined the Top 10. Check out the Top 10! Full article..

Head-to-Head Challenge Page Maintenance

10/13/17 3:31PM
You may experience intermittent issues with the Head-to-Head Challenge page while updates are put in place. Thank you for your patience and understanding while the changes are being made. Full article..

Weekly Wednesday Scrimmage Update

10/13/17 8:34AM
In this week's Wednesday Mathematics Scrimmage, the question about the equation of a sphere had duplicate correct answers. In the initial results report, only one was accepted as correct. The results have been adjusted, giving credit to everyone who selected either answer. Full article..

50th Anniversary Academic Decathlon® Logo Design Contest

10/12/17 9:14AM
There is still time to submit your design for the 2018 USAD Nationals Logo Contest! Full article..

Training Center Global Leaders - Maine Moves into the Lead

10/10/17 9:44AM
Currently, Ian Youth (ME) is the Global Leader. David Guzman (TX) is in 2nd followed by Jake Nance (AZ) in 3rd. Since the last posting on Sept. 5, Eric Huber (ME) and Shaurya Mehta (CA) have joined the top 10. Global rank is an accumulation of Online Training Center head-to-head challenge and scrimmage scores. Check out the top 10. Full article..

The Overall Results are in for the After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler!

9/27/17 11:24AM
After 7 quizzes, one for each subject, these are the overall top 5. Congratulations!
1st: Jesse Le (CA), perfect score
2nd: Hannah. Lee (TX)
3rd: Elias Alvarez (CA)
4th: Anneliese Ball (CA)
5th: Ian Youth (ME)
Full article..

Join Us for the Weekly Wednesday Scrimmage!

9/25/17 1:46PM
Starting September 27 take the weekly scrimmage each Wednesday throughout the 2017-2018 season. Each week the 30 minute scrimmage features 35 or 50 questions from one subject. Mathematics is 35 questions. All other subjects are 50 questions. Art Fundamentals is the subject for the first week.

Students, you need a Training Center account. No account? No problem! Just purchase an Individual Membership on the website.
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9/20 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Social Science

9/22/17 11:23AM
1st: Ian Youth (ME)
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
1st: Jacob Andrews (ID)
1st: Angeline Blancia (CA)
1st: Marco Vizcarra (CA)
1st: Jake Nance (AZ)
1st: Mackenzie Emerson (TX)
1st: Sidney Jimenez (CA)
1st: David Guzman (TX)
1st: Elias Alvarez (CA)
1st: Michael Hernandez (CA)
1st: London Leffler (CA)
1st: Kryton Bess (CA)
1st: Nina Ho (CA)
1st: Emily Mayhew (CA)
1st: Anneliese Ball (CA)
2nd: Joe Armato (CA)
2nd: Hannah Lee (TX)
2nd: Jewel Okoronkwo (GA)
2nd: Ayaan Sarkar (TX)
3rd: Jae Lee (GA)
4th: Red Follet (GA)
4th: Tony Dudley (TX)
4th: Robin Nguyen (CA)
5th: Allisa Chilton (CA)
5th: Casey Nguyen (CA)
5th: Kristina Arp (GA)
5th: Chelsea Price (GA)
5th: Liza Christopher (GA)
5th: Eric Youth (ME)
Full article..

9/19 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Science

9/21/17 11:20AM
1st: Jesse le (CA)
1st: Chelsea Price (GA)
1st: Red Follett (GA)
1st: Angeline Blancia (CA)
1st: Elias Alvarez (CA)
1st: Anneliese Ball (CA)
1st: Michael Hernandez (CA)
2nd: London Leffler (CA)
2nd: Hannah Lee (TX)
2nd: Edith Santana (CA)
2nd: Jae Lee (GA)
2nd: Nick Goodale (GA)
2nd: Jenna Matus (CA)
3rd: Pranav Loomba (CA)
3rd: Ayan Sarkar (TX)
3rd: John Christopher (GA)
3rd: David Guzman (TX)
4th: Stephen Coffey (CA)
4th: Emily Mayhew (CA)
4th: Jewel Okoronkwo (GA)
4th: Tony Dudley (TX)
4th: Liza Christopher (GA)
4th: Zach Carter (GA)
5th: Gabe Magnuson (GA)
5th: Ian Youth (ME)
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9/18 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Music

9/20/17 4:52PM
1st: Elias Alvarez (CA)
1st: Anneliese Ball (CA)
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
2nd: London Leffler (CA)
2nd: Hannah Lee (TX)
2nd: Ayan Sarkar (TX)
3rd: Ian Youth (ME)
4th: Tony Dudley (TX)
5th: Ryan Peterson (CA)
5th: Allisa Chilton (CA)
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9/16 Mid Month Mixed Scrimmage Results - Questions from 7 Subjects

9/19/17 8:53AM
1st: Hannah Lee (TX)
2nd: London Leffler (CA)
3rd: Elias Alvarez (CA)
3rd: Jesse Le (CA)
3rd: Michael Hernandez (CA)
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9/8 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Mathematics

9/18/17 3:48PM
The scrimmage question about the probability of choosing a romance novel when there were 2 out of the total 20 books was updated on 9/8. The way the question was worded, it did not have an associated answer. Therefore, everyone who took the scrimmage was given credit for this question.
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
1st: London Leffler (CA)
1st: Allisa Chilton (CA)
2nd: Annelies Ball (CA)
2nd: Hannah Lee (TX)
2nd: Elias Alvarez (CA)
2nd: Rithwik Ediga Lakhamsani (CA)
3rd: Ian Youth (ME)
3rd: Prateek Sane (CA)
3rd: Jasmine Sun (AZ)
4th: Joe Armato (CA)
5th: Mohit Sridhar (CA)
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After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler

9/18/17 10:59AM
Due to the disruption by Hurricane Irma, students could not participate in the remainder of the scrimmages last week. They have been rescheduled for this week, September 18 - 20. The results from the Math portion on September 8 has not been posted yet. There was a question that was not worded well. Students will be given credit for that. Once recalculated, the results will be posted. Full article..

Mid Month Mixed Scrimmage

9/15/17 4:14PM
Be sure to take the September 16 Mid Month Mixed Scrimmage. It's 30 questions from all 7 subjects. You have 15 minutes to get it done. Any student with a subscription can participate. Just log in, copy the test key T3WR3WR, click Online Scrimmage, enter the key and start the test. See how well you can do! Full article..

USAD® Online Testing and Training Center is Back

9/15/17 11:01AM
It's great to see all the activity on the website since it has been restored. It was down as a result of Hurricane Irma. Anyone with electronic orders can download materials. Those with subscriptions can resume using both sites, and

We appreciate your patience and understanding during the time we worked to restore the websites.
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After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler

9/8/17 10:09AM
There are still 4 days to participate in the After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler, 7 scrimmages over 7 days. Each day features a different subject of 15 questions with 10 minutes to complete the scrimmage. Today's featured subject is Mathematics.

Open to all students using the Online Testing and Training Center. Just login and click Online Scrimmage. Not sure if you have login info? Check with your coach. If not, purchase an individual membership.
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9/7 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Literature

9/8/17 9:07AM
1st: Elias Alvarez (CA)
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
1st: Michael Hernandez (CA)
1st: Anneliese Ball (CA)
2nd: Taylor Jubala (CA)
3rd: Emily Bates (CA)
4th: Brayden Gardener (CA)
4th: Anish Adoni (CA)
5th: Ian Youth (ME)
5th: Kristina Arp (GA)
5th: Samuel Russell (LA)
5th: Angeline Blancia (CA)
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9/6 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Economics

9/7/17 9:44AM
1st: Kryton Bess (CA)
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
1st Jacob Andrews (ID)
1st: Hannah Lee (TX)
1st Ayan Sarkar (TX)
1st: Elias Alvarez (CA)
1st: Eric Estabaya (CA)
1st: London Leffler (CA)
2nd: Anneliese Ball (CA)
2nd: Michael Hernandez (CA)
3rd: Ian Youth (ME)
4th: Jake Nance (AZ)
4th: Kristina Arp (GA)
5th: David Guzman (TX)
5th: Joe Armato (CA)
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9/5 After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler Results - Art

9/6/17 9:05AM
1st: Jesse Le (CA)
2nd: Jake Nance (AZ)
3rd: Hannah Lee (TX)
3rd: Shaurya Mehta (CA)
4th: Sally Lavagnino (CA)
4th: Ian Youth (ME)
5th: Red Follett (GA)
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Take the After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler

9/5/17 10:52AM
Start today! Participate in the After Labor Day Scrimmage Sizzler, 7 scrimmages over 7 days. Each day features a different subject of 15 questions with 10 minutes to complete the scrimmage. Your score counts toward your global ranking. Open to all students using the Online Testing and Training Center. Just login and click Online Scrimmage.

Not sure if you have login info? Check with your coach. If not, purchase an individual membership.
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Competition is Heating Up on the Online Training Center

9/5/17 9:28AM
David Guzman (TX), Jake Nance (AZ), Jamie Gross (AZ), Matthew Mize (TX) and Maddie Brzezinski (TX) have come out of nowhere to join the "Top 10" Global Leaders, taking positions 1, 2, 4, 7 and 8 respectively. Devon Dostal (TX) has moved into 3rd. Check out the entire "Top 10". Full article..

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