After practicing weekly throughout the school year, the LSD Academic Bowl team will be travelling to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. to participate in their 15th Annual Academic Bowl on March 4-8. The team has worked hard throughout the school year in preparation for this year's competition which consists of a question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall. Questions are drawn from the following categories: History and Government; Language and Literature; Science and Technology; Geography; Mathematics; The Arts; Deaf Studies; Current Events; Potpourri; and Pop Culture, Leisure, and Sports.
The National Academic Bowl opens with Preliminary competition on Saturday and Sunday where eighty-eight teams will be divided into 8 pools of 11 teams each. The 11 teams in each pool will face each other in round robin matches.
Competition continues Monday and Tuesday, with winners advancing to the National competiton and the remaining teams advancing to the Playoff bracket.
For more National Academic Bowl information including schedules, rules and guidelines, and FAQs, click here.
Good Luck to team members Catie, Paige, Max and Sam and coaches Laurie Williams and Mona Alkadi!