Academic WorldQuest




Academic WorldQuest is a global affairs and U.S. foreign policy-based knowledge competition. Every year, over 4,000 high school students across the U.S. participate in local WorldQuest competitions hosted by their World Affairs Council. The winners of each local competition travels to Washington, DC for the National Competition. This year’s National Competition will host over 40 teams from across the country from Hawaii and Alaska to Florida. The competition consists of teams of four students answering 100 questions over ten rounds.

2016-2017 Topics

Current Events

Great Decisions

Peace and Conflict in Today’s World

Combating Infectious Disease

European Union

Countering Violent Extremism


Global Megacities


Women in Technology

Register your team by December 31, 2016.

Application form can be found here.

Download Study Guide here

 LOCAL COMPETITION will take place April 1, 2017 at Elizabethtown College

 We encourage schools to start organizing teams and prepare for this exciting event as soon as possible.

For more information on the national competition, click here

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