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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)
2014-2015 Information:
USAD Curriculum – New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation
Full Subject Area Outlines

Dates & Deadlines:
Registration Deadline: Oct. 10, 2014 (Fee $350/per team)
Coaches Meeting: Oct. 1, 2014, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Paperwork deadlines:
• Team registration deadline and participation fee ($350): Oct. 10, 2014
• Team Paperwork Deadline: Dec. 1, 2014. (Permission forms, Code of
  Conduct, Transcripts and GPA Calculations.) 
• Regional rosters due to MNAD: Dec. 15, 2014
• Oak Ridge State Competition Reservations Due: Jan. 2015
• Final Rosters & Interview Forms Due: Jan. 30, 2015
Competition Dates:
Meet 1: Oct. 11-12, 2014
Meet 2: Nov.15-16, 2014
Meet 3: Dec. 6-7, 2014
Meet 4: Jan. 10-11, 2015 (regional)
State Competition
State Essay: Feb. 10, 2015 (Feb. 11 backup)
State Objective Testing: Feb. 12, 2015 (Feb. 13 backup)
State Competition at Oak Ridge: Feb. 22 & 23, 2015
Congratulations to our 2014 state champions, LCWM!
LCWM represented Minnesota at the United States Academic Decathlon National Competition in Honolulu, Hawaii April 24-26. Three students earned national medals in Division III (Small School Division):
  • Michael Coates, Varsity Division, Silver for Economics
  • Leah Jones, Varsity Division, Bronze for Interview
  • Mason Jones, Scholastic Division, Silver for Interview.
In addition, Ethan Anderson was named MVP from LCWM and was also the team's top scoring student. Both honors were accompanied by a $250 scholarship, for a total of $500.

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. 507-389-2461 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

2015 State Competition Lodging Form
Microsoft Word Document
Acrobat PDF

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