What is Academic Decathlon?
The Alaska Academic Decathlon is an academic competition that:
- Creates our state’s future leaders,
- Rewards academic achievements,
- Brings together teams comprised of students of all GPA levels from around the state,
- Sends our winning team to represent Alaska at the United States Academic Decathlon.
Each year, the Alaska Academic Decathlon awards up to $24,000 in scholarships.
Virtual State Competition: Feb. 25 & 26, 2021
The Alaska Academic Decathlon is open to every high school in the state. Small high schools are encouraged to form teams, sometimes partnering with other small schools. Home-school students are welcome along with students from medium and large schools.Sign up
2021 Curricular Theme: The Cold War
Students will study the economics, math, science, literature, art, music and social science of The Cold War, along with creating essays and speeches on the subject and participating in the Super Quiz - an all-team event on all of the above.