10th Annual Academic WorldQuest

World Affairs Council of Orange County

Invites you to participate in our

10th Annual Academic WorldQuest
March 4th, 2017


Register Your OC High School Team Today!

Academic WorldQuest is a team competition, held among Orange County high school students, testing students’ knowledge of global affairs. This year the local winning team from Orange County will have the opportunity to participate in the National Academic WorldQuest in Washington DC on April 29th, 2017! Recruit your team of trivia all-stars and join us for an afternoon of fun, food, and friendly competition!

Who: One team of 4 students per high school

Cost: There is no fee to participate

What: Academic WorldQuest competition is to be held on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 in Orange County. Teams respond to a combination of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and open-ended questions in the following categories:

Current Events
Great Decisions
Peace and Conflict in Today’s World (USIP)
Combating Infectious Disease
European Union
Countering Violent Extremism
Global Megacities
Women in Technology

When: Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: Chapman University

Attire: Business casual
Things to note: Please do not bring any additional study guides or study materials to the competition. All writing utensils, paper, and further materials needed to compete will be provided. Snacks will be provided, and dinner will be served after the competition.

Registration: – A teacher registers the team by emailing us at

How: Preparation – A study guide will be mailed to you when your team is confirmed.

Why it is Important: Academic WorldQuest is a great way for students to learn and engage in international affairs through fun and challenging activities along with being able to include their experience on their resume or college applications. This year the local winning team from Orange County will have the opportunity to participate in the National Academic WorldQuest in Washington.


                                                                                BE A SPONSOR! 


Be an Academic WorldQuest 2017 Underwriter

                                              WINNING TEAM LODGING SPONSOR                   $900

1 Student Lodging Sponsor                       $180

2 Student Lodging Sponsors                     $360

3 Student Lodging Sponsors                     $540

4 Students Lodging Sponsor                     $720

                                                          WINNING TEAM FLIGHT SPONSOR    $2500

1 Student Flight Sponsor             $500

2 Students Flight Sponsor           $1000

3 Students Flight Sponsor           $1500

4 Students Flight Sponsor           $2000

Please send your checks to World Affairs Council of Orange County, 2102 Business Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92612 or call our office at (949)-253-5751



         Thank you to our Sponsors!

Hon. James Gray – Future Leader Awards Sponsor – $300

Norman Tanber – 2 Students Flight Sponsor – $1000

Jeff Hobert – 1 Student Flight Sponsor – $500

John Lafare – Future Leader Awards Sponsor – $300