US Academic Bowl

Ages:Elementary, Middle School

Category:General Knowledge

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

https://www.usacademicbowl.com/about/us-academic-bowl/

The US Academic Bowl is split into Middle and Elementary School divisions. The Middle division is open to students in 8th grade and younger and the Elementary division is open to students in 6th grade and younger. Teams can choose to play in higher divisions if they wish or if necessary.

Teams can compete at tournaments, both in person and online. Teams who finish in the top half of any team-based academic quiz competition using a buzzer system and paragraph length questions) are then invited to compete at the National Championships.

At the National level, The US Academic Bowl is a buzzer-based  quiz competition for teams. Teams compete against other teams in a series of rounds where they attempt to be the first to ring in and answer paragraph-length questions about various topics. Each correct answer usually results in 10 points, though in some parts of the match, correctly answering quickly results in more points.  At Nationals, there are usually upwards of 10 rounds to decide the champion.

This is a trivia style question and answer competition. Students are scored based on the number of correct questions answered. See competition website for complete details.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.usacademicbowl.com/about/us-academic-bowl/

Managing Organization: International Academic Competitions

Contact:
info@iacompetitions.com

Entry Fee: $300

Eligibility:
In order to compete in the US Academic Bowl, you must be enrolled in middle school or younger. Individual homeschooled students and homeschool associations may also compete.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The US Academic Bowl is split into Middle and Elementary School divisions. The Middle division is open to students in 8th grade and younger and the Elementary division is open to students in 6th grade and younger. Teams can choose to play in higher divisions if they wish or if necessary.

Teams can compete at tournaments, both in person and online. Teams who finish in the top half of any team-based academic quiz competition using a buzzer system and paragraph length questions) are then invited to compete at the National Championships.

Process

At the National level, The US Academic Bowl is a buzzer-based  quiz competition for teams. Teams compete against other teams in a series of rounds where they attempt to be the first to ring in and answer paragraph-length questions about various topics. Each correct answer usually results in 10 points, though in some parts of the match, correctly answering quickly results in more points.  At Nationals, there are usually upwards of 10 rounds to decide the champion.

Criteria

This is a trivia style question and answer competition. Students are scored based on the number of correct questions answered. See competition website for complete details.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.usacademicbowl.com/about/us-academic-bowl/

Managing Organization: International Academic Competitions

Contact:
info@iacompetitions.com

Entry Fee: 300

Eligibility:
In order to compete in the US Academic Bowl, you must be enrolled in middle school or younger. Individual homeschooled students and homeschool associations may also compete.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.