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What are Indiana Academic Competitions?
Indiana Academic Competitions, (which was known in the past as IACE or Indiana Academic Competitions for Excellence) is a part of the Indiana Association of School Principals, Department of Student Programs. It is a unique inter-scholastic academic competition program which allows Indiana's senior high, junior/middle, and elementary school students an opportunity to compete in academics similar to the way they compete in athletics.

Academic competitions encourage academic achievement by offering the participants recognition and reward. By honoring intellectual achievement, academic competition celebrates scholarship. The objectives of academic competitions are to...
  • showcase Indiana's able scholars
  • involve their families in the thrill of academic excellence, and
  • provide a rewarding experience for the participant's intellectual performance
Academic competition has the potential to produce the following outcomes:
  • place academic achievement in a position of prestige
  • provide students with an incentive for academic excellence
  • raise academic expectations in Indiana's schools
  • promote a positive image of Indiana's youth, and
  • encourage a more favorable attitude toward schools
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here to read some frequently asked questions regarding Academic Competitions.

Corporate Support
We are grateful for the support of corporate partners who have given generously to support Indiana Academic Competitions, led by Purdue University, our lead corporate partner. Click here for a list of DSP Corporate Partners and links to their web sites.

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