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2024 High School Academic WorldQuest Competition

March 13 @ 3:00 pm CDT

/ Free

This event is now AT CAPACITY. Please email Sylvia Oxenham, K-12 Education Manager with any questions. 

Test your students’ global IQ at our annual international knowledge competition for high school students – Academic WorldQuest. This FREE event challenges high school students across the state of Minnesota in a fun and interactive manner to think globally about critical issues facing the U.S. and the world. This year’s competition will be held IN PERSON at the Mall of America’s Parkview Meeting & Event Center. 

The winning team will represent Minnesota at the national Academic WorldQuest competition presented by the World Affairs Councils of America, in April 2024. Hotel and airfare will be provided for the winning team.

Competition Details

  • FREE to compete!
  • Each high school (9-12 grade students) can register up to 2 teams of 4 students for the in-person event on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional teams are accepted as space allows.
  • Refreshments provided.
  • First place team receives a championship trophy for their school and the opportunity to represent Minnesota at the national competition in Washington, D.C. in April.
  • Team Spirit Award: Let your spirit show with fun costumes and enthusiastic energy for a chance to win gift cards!
  • Access the Study Guide
  • Review the 2024 topics

 Questions? Please email Sylvia Oxenham, K-12 Education Manager.

Academic WorldQuest is a youth education program of the national network of World Affairs Councils. Presented in partnership with Mall of America and the World Affairs Councils of America.


March 13
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Global Minnesota


Mall of America: Parkview Meeting & Event Center
390 North Garden
Bloomington, MN 55425 United States
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