DATE FOR 2019 COMPETITION — MARCH 16 – ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE
REGISTRATION — 8:30 A.M.
SIGN UP NOW! EMAIL WACHARRISBURG@GMAIL.COM FOR INFO.
Academic WorldQuest Competition
The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg each year sponsors the annual Academic WorldQuest competition, a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of world affairs, geography, history, culture, countries, current events, and more.
What makes a team?
A team consists of 4 high school students. Fees for teams:
One team: $30.00
Two teams: $50.00
Three teams: $60.00
How the competition works:
There will be 10 rounds. Each round will have 10 multiple choice questions. A prominent moderator will present these questions by PowerPoint. Teams then confer to reach a single answer. Each round is thematically different from the other rounds.
- ASEAN at 50
- India’s Bid for Global Power
- Combatting Climate Change
- Saudi Arabia
- Great Decisions
- The Peacebuilding Toolkit
- America’s Diplomats
- Current Events
The World Affairs Councils of America has arranged a group hotel block at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park (2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008). See the reservation link here
For The Winning Team:
The winning team and coach will continue to Washington D.C. to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest competition to be held on April 2018.
Check back soon for 2018-2019 registration.
THANKS TO ETOWN’S CENTER FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING AND PEACEMAKING AND PSECU FOR SERVING AS SPONSORS OF THE 2018 ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST COMPETITION!
The Cumberland Valley Team will go to Washington, D.C. on April 28 to participate in the national competition on behalf of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg!