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:
Peace and Conflict in Today’s World (USIP)
Combating Infectious Disease
Countering Violent Extremism
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 email@example.com
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 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