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Welcome to the Academic Decathlon® Individual Competition!

Academic Decathlon® Individual Competition has been created to help you achieve your individual academic goals.

Home schools students (Group 1), alternative school students (Group 1), and Academic Decathlon® team members (Group 2B) and alternates (Group 2A), this competition is for you! As an Individual you can be part of the excitement.

Why sign up? Everyone who participates has the opportunity for a chance to receive medals and recognition at the National level.


Prepare for scholastic achievement through the proven Academic Decathlon® program. 

Academic Decathlon® Individual Competition offers the same outstanding curriculum  — and superior level of competition — that has drawn top student scholars to Academic Decathlon® teams for nearly twenty years.

Develop good study habits and build self-motivation as you prepare to match intellect with others through three rounds of competition.  Master advanced curriculum material across seven academic subjects:  Art, Economics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science and Social Science.

For the new season, 2019-2020, the curricular theme is In Sickness and in Health: An Exploration of Illness and Wellness.



Round I - Practice is Friday, January 10

  Competition begins for Group 1 Individual Decathletes. On Friday, January 10, students will take seven 30 minute tests: Art, Economics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science and Social Science. All testing is online using the official USAD testing website.

Participating students, check your email on January 8 for testing instructions. Contact joycew@norsoft.net if you have any questions.

Registration is Open

  High school students, interested in participating in USAD competition as an individual? You can! Join us during the 2019 - 2020 season and explore illness and wellness!

If you are home schooled, attend a non-traditional US school or attend a traditional US school that does not participate in the USAD® team decathlon you can sign-up starting August 1 and begin competing in Round 1 - Practice as a Group 1 participant. Registration includes electronic study materials, up to 4 rounds of competition and a subscription to the USAD® Online Testing and Training Center. Check it out!

Students, if you are associated with your school's Academic Decathlon® team, you can register once you know that you are not on the team (Group 2a) or are a team member and your team is eliminated in team competition (Group 2b).

If your school has a team, but you are not associated with the team and need study materials, please contact support.

Interested students register on the website. During registration, you will be redirected to PayPal. Once payment is made, you will be emailed your login credentials. Group 1 students will also receive information for downloading the electronic study materials.

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