Academic Challenge Bowl
Academic Challenge Bowl (ACB)
An academic competition with a quiz-bowl format is designed to encourage and promote the academic excellence of middle school students. The CoSer for this program is 540.040.
Students are asked questions that demand quick recall of facts from all academic areas, as well as general knowledge, current events, sports, and the arts.
The competition gives students a forum in which to demonstrate their proficiency and to receive recognition. Students are also afforded the opportunity to interact with academically talented students from other districts.
The top-ranked teams from regional competitions participate in the final championship tournaments.
Students in grades six to eight.
Each team will be composed of eight members. A maximum of 12 students will be allowed on the day of the meet. Rosters may include up to 20 students. Schools may have more than one team.
Regular Rounds: 10 points
Bonus Rounds: 10 points
All Bonus Correct: extra 20 points
The day's event is called a meet. Each team plays every team once, called a match.
Each match will consist of two rounds, both of which will contain:
Four minute Round A
Bonus Round A (School 1)
Bonus Round A (School 2)
Four minute Round A continued
Break (New Team)
Four minute Round B
Bonus Round B (School 2)
Bonus Round B (School 1)
Four minute Round B continued
Announcement of Winner