Academic Decathlon

A national scholastic competition designed to stimulate intellectual growth and encourage greater respect for knowledge.


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SCSC facilitates the MN state and National Academic Decathlon. The Academic Decathlon is a 10-event national scholastic competition for high school students based on a curricular theme, who take challenging exams in art, economics, literature, math, music, science, and social studies, and compete in interview and super quiz challenges. Competitions range from local scrimmages to national contests.

Teams consist of nine students from each GPA category: honor (3.8-4.0), scholastic (3.20-3.799) and varsity (0.0-3.199), as well as alternates. Competitions range from local scrimmages to national contests.

Events and Deadlines

Regionals were held Jan. 27-31, 2024

State online competition was held Feb. 10-16, 2024

State meet was held Feb. 25-26, 2024

National competition will be held April 25–27, 2024 in Pittsburgh, PA

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Amy Dosch

Coordinator - Academic Decathlon
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Tara Brown

Coordinator/Support - Academic Decathlon