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Getting Started

The 2019 Academic Rodeo has ended. We are already planning for 2020! School/Group Registration Deadline: October 15, 2019.
Groups registering after this date, will not be eligible for contests in progress.
Click REGISTER below after August 1 to register your group online.

To Participate:
Step 1 - Identify someone to serve as Primary Contact for your school or group.
Step 2 - Determine the contests for which your students are eligible and if your group has an interest in participating in those contests.
Step 3 - Choose coaches/sponsors for the contests your group will enter.
Step 4 - Communicate with Coaches and Sponsors. They must be aware of Academic Rodeo contest rules, deadlines, and procedures. The information for each contest is on the specific contest page.
Step 5 - Register your school or group for specific contests using the online form - See REGISTER link below.
Step 6 - Communicate with students. They need to know contest rules, deadlines, and expectations.
Step 7 - Register students using the Excel document sent to each Coach or Sponsor after October 15.
Step 8 - Submit entries according to the timeline for each contest.
Step 9 - Understand what awards are given in each contest.

For more information about Academic Rodeo, contact Deborah Newman.

School/Group Registration
School/Group Registration
Use this online form beginning August 1 to register your school or group for all Academic Rodeo contests by October 15. Only 1 registration per campus or 4-H group is needed. Groups may register after October 15, but are not eligible for some contests.

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