Any date from April 21 through May 2, 2014.
The Contest for grade 2 consists of 25 questions, for grades 3 and 4, 35 questions and grades 5 and 6, 40 questions. These questions are based on topics in American Studies, Geography of the United States, and United States government appropriate to each grade level. The Contest for grades 7,8,and 9, consisting of 50 questions, deals with these same topic areas with the content of the questions appropriate to those grade levels. There are two contests for Senior High School students- one in American History and the other in World History with the emphasis on Europe. Each of these Contests consists of 50 questions. Each Contest (for all grade levels mentioned above) consists of multiple choice questions. Each Contest has a time limit of 35 minutes and may be comfortably administered within one class period.
You will receive two copies of the questions for each Contest you enter by March 11, 2014. Please duplicate as many copies as you need. Answer keys will be provided. There is no limit to the number of students who may participate. While the Contest contains a few difficult questions requiring creative thought, most of the questions are suitable for the majority of your students. The students are to work independently on the questions. Each test is to be proctored and graded by the school. The top ten individual's names and their scores are to be entered on our website. The sum of these top ten scores is the school's team score. All schools can view the results on our website. Please complete the application form below and return it to us by Oct. 15, 2013.
Each team will receive 11 awards- 1 medal and 10 certificates. Each additional team that your school registers entitles you to receive 1 additional set of awards. There are also individual and team awards on the national level.