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Getting Started

2021 School/Group Registration Deadline: October 15, 2020.
Groups may register after this date, but they will not be eligible for contests already in progress or with schedules in place.
Click REGISTER below after August 1 to register your group online.

To Participate:
Step 1 - Choose a Primary Contact for your group..
Step 2 - Determine eligibility for and interest in contests.
Step 3 - Choose coaches/sponsors for the contests chosen.
Step 4 - Direct Coaches & Sponsors to information for contests. Each contest has a page on the website.
Step 5 - Primary Contact should register group for specific contests using online form - See REGISTER link below. PLEASE, submit only 1 Group Registration per school.
Step 6 - Communicate rules, deadlines, and expectations to students.
Step 7 - Register students by the Contest Deadline in the contest Timeline through the ShoWorks portal. Link is on the General Info or each contest page.
Step 8 - Submit entries for each contest or attend contest according to the Contest Timeline (on contest page).
Step 9 - Understand what awards are given in each contest and correctly relay to students.
Step 10 - Understand the Wrap-up Procedures and plan for attendance at the Awards Celebration (if eligible) and pick-up of entries after Academic Rodeo ends.

For more information about Academic Rodeo, contact Deborah Newman, Director of Academic Rodeo.

Quick Links to Contests and More

General Information and Forms 
Contests 
Awards 
Scholarships - $11,000 awarded each year 
Outstanding Educator Recognition 
Results 
Support Partners & Volunteers:
Fun working with great students!
 
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