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State Competition
Theme:  1960s: A Transformational Decade
March 1-2, 2019
Adel DeSoto Minburn High School
Adel, Iowa
Fairfield Inn and Suites & Springhill Suites
West Des Moines, Iowa

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 2019 State Competition Agenda
ADM High School, Adel, Iowa

 FRIDAY, MARCH 1,  2019


12:45 pm – 1:30 pm       Registration

 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm        Introductions and orientation 

 2:55 pm – 3:25 pm        Art Examination

 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm        Music Examination 

 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm        Speech & Interview Competitions

 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm        Team Pictures
 SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019

 8:30 am – 8:45 am        Student Announcements

 9:00 am – 9:30 am        Lang/Lit Examination; Calculator check

 9:35 am – 10:05 am      Economics Examination

10:05 am – 10:20 am     Break

10:25 am – 10:55 am     Math Examination

11:00 am – 11:30 am     Social Science Examination

11:30 am – 12:50 pm     Lunch

 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm         Science Examination

 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm         Super Quiz

 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm         Awards Banquet


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 12, 2019 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
The official essay competition will take place on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am.
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 Tyson Smith, 2901 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, IA  52246

Forms
Student Code of Conduct, Student Registration, and Transcripts 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 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.
Ten (10) banquet tickets are included with the registration fee.
Additional tickets can be purchased for $20 until Saturday morning at 9 am.


State Competition
Theme:  1960s: A Transformational Decade
March 1-2, 2019
Adel DeSoto Minburn High School
Adel, Iowa
Fairfield Inn and Suites & Springhill Suites
West Des Moines, Iowa