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Academic Super Bowl

Comprehensive Confirmation List for 2017-18
A list of schools who have entered any IASP sponsored academic competition is now available.  Elementary schools who have entered more than one team will only appear once on this list.  A specific Academic Super Bowl Confirmation List will be available in late August.  Click here for the Comprehensive Confirmation List.

Academic Coach Conference
The Academic Coach Conference will be held Friday, September 15 in the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.  Sessions with question writers from each round of the Indiana Academic Super Bowl will be included on the schedule.  Sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude by 3:30 p.m.  Registration deadline is September 8, and there is a $20 early bird discount on registration fees for entries received by August 23.  Click here for the Jr/Sr Coach Conference Registration Form.

2017 Senior Division State Finals Results
The 31st Annual Indiana Academic Super Bowl State Finals were held in Purdue University’s Loeb Playhouse on May 6, 2017.  96 high schools, including 650 students on their rosters, qualified to participate.  Congratulations to all State Finalists!
Click Here For A List of 2017 Senior Division State Champions
Click Here For Complete Academic Super Bowl Senior Division State Finals Results

2017 Top 10 Overall Teams
2017 is the ninth year IASP is recognizing the Top 10 Overall teams in each Indiana Academic Super Bowl enrollment class, based on the cumulative scores of all rounds at the Area Competition.  This award is unrelated to State Championship awards, and is a separate way to recognize academic achievement.  Congratulations to all “Top 10 Overall” schools!
Click here to view the 2017 Senior Division Top 10 Overall
Click here to view the 2017 Junior Division Top 10 Overall

Junior Division State Results
The 2017 Junior Division Area Competition for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students was held at 15 sites across Indiana on Saturday, April 29.  244 teams, including over 3,800 students on their rosters participated.   Statewide results are now available. Congratulations to all participants! Click here for Junior Division Statewide Results

Congratulations, Senior Division Teams!
Academic Super Bowl teams from across Indiana participated in the 31st Annual Area Competition at 22 sites on April 18.  4,980 students from 275 schools were a part of the event.  Statewide results are now available for all rounds. Click here for Statewide Results

2017 French Revolution Conference Materials, Practice Questions, and Invitational Questions
Materials used during the Academic Coach Conference, Practice Questions and contest questions for 2017 Indiana Academic Super Bowl are now available. Click here for Conference Materials, Practice Questions, and Invitational Contest Questions .

2017 Confirmation Lists and Host Site Assignments
The following lists represent teams who have submitted Membership-Participation Forms to enter them in the 2017 Indiana Academic Super Bowl. Host Site Assignments were added February 16th.
Click here for Senior Academic Super Bowl Team Entries received
Click here for Junior Academic Super Bowl Team Entries received

The following links may help coaches prepare for upcoming competitions:
Academic Super Bowl Coach Handbook [Requires Adobe Reader]
SuperProctorInstructions  [Requires Adobe Reader]
TimelineSeniorSuper [Requires Adobe Reader]
TimelineJuniorSuper [Requires Adobe Reader]
SuperAnswerSheet [Requires Adobe Reader]
SuperSrBlankRosterForm [Requires Adobe Reader]
SuperJrBlankRosterForm [Requires Adobe Reader]
(Blank Roster Forms are offered only as a tool for coaches to use prior to the contest.  The official Student Roster will be collected online, printed, and given to coaches upon arrival at the Area Competition)

2017 French Revolution Outlines
Contest Outlines are available for the 2017 Indiana Academic Super Bowl. Click here to view the outlines (you may need to click your browser’s “refresh” button on the following pages if your computer or server has cached an older version of the page).

2016-2017 Department of Student Programs (DSP) Membership-Participation Form
The Membership-Participation form (used to enter all academic competitions) is now available and can be completed and returned to IASP. Indiana Academic Super Bowl entry deadline is February 1, 2017.
Click here to view the 2016-17 DSP Membership-Participation form.

Book Order Form Teams interested in ordering print sources for the 2017 Indiana Academic Super Bowl, can receive a discount by ordering from the Barnes and Noble Greenwood location.  This service is offered as an option.  Teams are NOT required to purchase all sources on the order form, and may choose to purchase or borrow books from any source of their choosing. Please carefully read the instructions page.  Participants in the September 27 Jr/Sr Academic Coach Conference may purchase/pick up print materials from Barnes and Noble during the conference.  Click Here for Barnes and Noble Book Order Form

Invitational Contest Questions
Following each Invitational contest period, the questions used for that round will be available online for all teams.  Click here for the Invitational Contest Questions (activated after Invitational). For the dates to expect each set of questions, see the contest timeline on the Calendars page.  Click here for the Calendars page.

2017 Academic Super Bowl Invitational Competitions Invitational Competitions are optional events, scheduled locally, using questions written by the same question writing team as the Area and State Finals competitions. Senior Invitational I: February 27 – March 11, 2017; Senior Invitational II: March 13 – 25, 2017; Junior Invitationals: March 20 – April 8, 2017
Click here to view a list of 2017 Junior and Senior Invitationals 
Click here to order questions to use for hosting an Invitational Competition

Celebrating 30 years of Indiana Academic Super Bowl!
2016 marked the 30th Annual Indiana Academic Super Bowl contest. Students have covered a fantastic variety of topics since the 1986-87 school year. Click here for a list of all 30 contest themes (and even themes for future years).

Future Indiana Academic Super Bowl Competition Themes:
2017  The French Revolution
2018  World War I
2019   The Fertile Crescent
2020  The Roaring 20’s

 

Release of Information from 2016 Academic Coaches Conference.
Coaches Practice Questions and Notes/Handouts that were be presented at the September 27, 2016 Academic Coaches Conference will be posted December 1st.

2017 Senior Division Competition
Round Order is:  1. Science, 2. Fine Arts, 3. Social Studies, 4. Math, 5. English,
6. Interdisciplinary

2017 Junior Division Competition
Round Order is:  1. Math, 2. English, 3. Science, 4. Social Studies, 5. Interdisciplinary

Purchasing Practice Questions IASP will continue to publish practice questions on this web site, which are free, and written by the same question writers as the competition questions. However, many coaches have requested information on how to purchase additional practice questions. The Lowell Academic Booster Club has taken on this project, and will sell sets of practice questions (approximately 1,000 junior level questions, and 1,500 senior level for $40 per set). The sets will include questions from each subject except for math. While these questions are not created by the same writers as the competition questions, we believe many coaches may be interested in using these as a tool for their team. For inquiries you should contact Joe Gianotti at jgianotti10@gmail.com.

Description of the Senior Division Indiana Academic Super Bowl
Content
The high school (Senior Division) competition will be made up of five subject matter rounds (English, science, social studies, mathematics, and fine arts) and a sixth interdisciplinary round in which questions may come from any and all of the subject matter rounds. Some interdisciplinary questions will require knowledge of at least two subject areas. Junior Division teams do not compete in Fine Arts.

Team Selection
Senior Division teams will be made up of six squads. Each of the five subject area squads will consist of no more than five students. The interdisciplinary squad may consist of seven students. Any given student may compete on a maximum of two subject area squads and may also compete on the interdisciplinary squad (three squads total).

Eligibility
Any student enrolled full-time in grades 9-12 is eligible to compete on a high school team. Any full-time student in grades 7 and 8 is eligible to compete on a junior division team. Sixth grade students may participate if they are housed in the same building with the 7th and 8th graders as a middle school. Ninth graders housed in a middle school must either compete with the team from the high school which they will attend or they may compose a team of their own and compete in the high school division. Within these constraints, schools may select their teams in any manner and with any additional criteria they choose.