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Academic WorldQuest

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

15th Annual International Knowledge Competition for High School Students

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Registration is now closed. Please contact Joe Poskin at jposkin@worldpittsburgh.org or 412-281-7048 with questions.

Participate in Academic WorldQuest, a trivia competition that tests what students know about international affairs, current events, and other knowledge about the world!

High school student teams compete against hundreds of their peers from across Western Pennsylvania for the grand prize of representing Pittsburgh in the national competition in Washington D.C. in April.

*Note that only four students are allowed per team and one team per district is eligible to participate (with the exception of Pittsburgh Public Schools).

2017 Academic WorldQuest Topics

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  • Current Events
  • Geography and Flags
  • People in the News
  • The World in the 1910s
  • Global Health
  • East Asia
  • Global Power in Transition
  • MENAT (Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey)

2017 Academic WorldQuest Resources

Download the preparation guide and start studying.

Download the competition rules and description sheet.

Registration
Cost: $40 per team (includes lunch)

The deadline to register is Friday, February 3, 2017.

Checks can be mailed to the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, 2640 BNY Mellon Center, 500 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. You can also bring this payment with you to turn in at the competition.

Click here to download the flyer.

Thank you to our 2016 event co-sponsor

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Registration is now closed. Please contact Joe Poskin at jposkin@worldpittsburgh.org or 412-281-7048 with questions.

 

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Duquesne University Power Center