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A national scholastic competition designed to stimulate intellectual
growth and encourage greater respect for knowledge. The format includes students with A, B and C grade-point averages competing in ten curricular areas. Competitions range from local scrimmages to national contests.

Information on Academic Decathlon
School Information Flyer (PDF)
Introduction to Academic Decathlon (PPT)
Building an AD Team (PDF)
2015-2016 Information:

Program Materials Order Form

USAD Curriculum Overview 

2015-2016 Dates & Deadlines:

Team Registration
Deadline: Oct. 10, 2015.
Fee: $350 per team.
Please register online at Team forms are available on the website.
Coaches’ Meetings
Oct. 7, 2015, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: SCSC Conference Center or via Conference Call
Registration Deadline: Oct. 6, 2015, Please register online at:
2015-2016 Season Dates:
Meet 1: Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2015
Meet 2: Nov. 21-22, 2015
Meet 3: Dec. 12-13, 2015
Meet 4: Jan. 16-17, 2016 (regional)
State Competition
State Essay: Feb. 16, 2016 (Feb. 17 backup)
State Objective Testing: Feb. 18, 2016 (Feb. 19 backup)
State Competition at Oak Ridge: Feb. 28 & 29, 2016
Paperwork deadlines:
Team registration deadline and participation fee ($350): Oct. 10, 2015
Team Paperwork Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015. 
Regional rosters due to MNAD: Dec. 15, 2015
Oak Ridge Conference Center State Competition Reservations Due: Jan. 2016

St. Peter Academic Decathlon
® Team Medals at National Finals
St. Peter Academic Decathlon team earned six individual medals at the United States Academic Decathlon® National Finals in Garden Grove, California April 16–18, an impressive feat amongst the top 33 teams in the nation as well as 11 teams from China, two from the United Kingdom and 53 individual students. 

Awards won by Team Members:
Jennifer Bergeson (Honors): Gold Interview
Winston Taylor (Scholastic): Silver Literature Scholastic, Bronze Music, Gold Interview
Joshua Weisenfeld (Scholastic): Silver Mathematics
Katrina Creel (Scholastic): Bronze Literature 

Read More.
Congratulations to our 2015 state champions, St. Peter Blue!
View 2015 State Competition results.

Prior Years' Results:
 2014 State CompetitionScores
 2013 State CompetitionScores
 2012 State Competition: Scores
 2011 State Competition:  Scores
2010 State Competition:  Scores
2009 State Competition:  Scores
2008 State Competition:  Scores



Elyse Anderson, (State Coordinator) Ph. 507-389-6851, Fax 507-389-1772
Joyce Swenson, (MN State Director) Ph. 507-389-5107 or cell 612-578-3377, Fax 507-389-1772 

Related Links

Competition Information:

Competition Forms 

Code of Conduct — Advisor
Statement Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

Code of Conduct — Participant
Statement Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

Interview Form 
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

MNAD G.P.A. Computation Sheets
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet

Student Registration and
Parent Permission Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

Team Roster Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

2016 State Competition Lodging Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

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