Resources for Students: Competitions

Student Resources: Competitions

School competitions are a great way to charge up the learning environment during the school day. Local and national competitions run the gamut of topics from geography to forensic science.

Kids Philosophy Slam
Offers contest designed for kids of all ages and abilities.
www.philosophyslam.org

United States Academic Decathlon
http://www.usad.org/
National Academic League
Nonprofit organization promotes education and teamwork through competitions to middle and high school students.
www.nationalacademicleague.org
National Geography Bee
Nationwide contest for schools with any grades four through eight.
www.nationalgeographic.com/society/ngo/geobee
Young playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition
www.youngplaywrights.org/
IDEA – International Debate Education Center
www.idebate.org
National Economics Challenge
http://economicschallenge.ncee.net/
National Forensic League
www.nflonline.org/Main/HomePage

Future Problem Solvers International
www.fpspi.org/

Destination Imagination
www.idodi.org/

Ayn Rand Institute’s Essay Contests
www.aynrand.org/

Let's Get Real
An academic competition for all students in grades 6-12.
www.lgreal.org/index.shtml

 

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