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State Competition

Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, Iowa - March 2-3, 2018

State Competition Agenda

FRIDAY, MARCH 3,  2017

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.       Registration in

 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.        Introductions and orientation in

 2:55 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.        Art Examination in

 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.        Music Examination in

 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.        Speech & Interview Competitions in Classrooms

 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.        Team Pictures in stairwell outside

* At the coach’s discretion, teams may leave the school for dinner. Teams should be back on-site no later than 15 minutes prior to their designated competition/team picture time slot.

** Decathletes should remain in the _______________ until their competition time slot is announced. Decathletes will be assembled and escorted to their appropriate classrooms at the designated time. At NO TIME should students be in the hallways unless they are exiting or staged for their designated competition time slot.

Decathletes that miss their competition escort should report to the escort staging area and NOT attempt to locate their competition room on their own.


 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.        Student Announcements in

 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.        Lang/Lit Examination in Classrooms;

Students place labeled calculators on desks outside testing room

 9:35 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.      Economics Examination in Classrooms

10:05 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.     Break in ___________(students collect calculators)

10:25 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.     Math Examination in Classrooms

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.     Social Science Examination in Classrooms

11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.     Lunch in

 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.         Science Examination in Classrooms

 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.         Super Quiz in

 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.         Awards Banquet,

* Doors to the banquet hall will not open until 5:00 p.m.

** Teams are on their own between the super quiz and the banquet.

Essay Competition Online
The essay competition for State will be conducted online and prior to the State Competition again this year.
A practice session will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7:00am to 7:00pm.
The official essay competition will take place on Thursday, February 8, 2017 from 9:30am - 11:00am.
Essays will be scored by USAD.
Detailed information will be provided for coaches of state-qualifying teams.

Purchase orders and checks should be made out to Iowa Academic Decathlon
and sent to
Tyson Smith
2901 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, IA  52246

Student Code of Conduct, Student Registration, Transcripts, and GPA Worksheets
from Regional Competitions
will be used for the State Competition.

Super Quiz
Super Quiz is a collaborative event.
Students in each gpa division collaborate with each other to answer 10 questions.
There is a possible team total of 30 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 at the .
Ten (10) banquet tickets are included with the registration fee.
Additional tickets can be purchased for $20 each.
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.)

2018 State Qualifying Teams

Large Schools:

Small Schools: