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State Competition

State Competition
March 6-7, 2020
Competition @ Waterloo East High School
hosted by Mr. Matt Tracy and his decathlon team
Lodging at Ramada by Wyndham Hotel and Convention Center
Awards Banquet at Central Rivers AEA
Waterloo, Iowa


State Results ‎‎(2019)‎‎





The 12 top scoring small schools &
12 top scoring large schools
among all regional competitions
are invited each year to compete
at State Competition.

(Highest scoring students at each regional, if not on a state-qualifying team, are also invited to compete as individuals.)


Tentative 2020 State Competition Agenda
Waterloo East High School, Waterloo

FRIDAY, MARCH 6,  2020

 1:00 – 1:55 pm Registration

 2:00 – 2:55 pm Orientation

 3:00 – 3:30 pm Art Examination

 3:00 – 3:55 pm Coaches Meeting

 3:35 – 4:05 pm Music Examination

 4:05 -  9:30 pm Breaks – Various Times *

 5:00 – 9:30 pm Speech Competition **

 5:00 – 9:30 pm Interview Competition**

 5:00 – 9:30 pm Team Pictures

 SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020

 

8:30 –   8:45 am Orientation; label calculators

 9:00 –   9:30 am Social Science Examination

 9:35 – 10:05 am Economics Examination

10:05 – 10:20 am Break

10:25 – 10:55 am Math Examination

10:25 – 10:55 am Coaches' Meeting

11:00 – 11:30 am Literature Examination

11:00 – 11:30 am State Board of Directors Meeting

11:30 – 12:50 pm Lunch

 1:00 –   1:30 pm Science Examination

 2:00 –   3:30 pm Super Quiz

 4:30 –   7:00 pm Awards Banquet -- Central Rivers AEA




Essay Competition Online
The essay competition for State will be conducted online and prior to the State Competition.
A practice session will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
The official essay competition will take place on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 7 am - 7 pm.
Essays will be scored by USAD.
Detailed information will be provided for coaches of state-qualifying teams.

Payments
Purchase orders and checks should be made out to Iowa Academic Decathlon and sent to Virginia Roudabush, 306 3rd Street SW, Mount Vernon, IA  52314-1721.

Forms
Student Code of Conduct, Student Registration, and Transcripts from Regional Competitions will be used for the State Competition. Please leave them in your school folder and remove all forms for students not competing at State.

Super Quiz
Super Quiz is a collaborative event.
Students in each gpa division collaborate with each other to answer 12 questions.
There is a possible team total of 36 points.
The super quiz score does NOT count toward the team score, but winners in both large and small schools receive a plaque and are recognized at the awards ceremony.

Banquet Tickets
The Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday evening of the State Competition.
Banquet tickets are included with the registration fee for all team members and coaches listed on registration form.
Additional tickets can be purchased for $20 until Saturday morning at 9 am.


State Competition
March 6-7, 2020
Waterloo, Iowa