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Getting Started

We hope to return to a more normal presentation of Academic Rodeo for 2022. However, it is likely we will continue to limit most onsite contests to Students and Coaches/Sponsors only. Adjustments will be made as needed and Coaches and Sponsors will be informed of changes by email.
A Tentative Schedule can be found in the Groups and Schedules section below. See Contest Timelines on contest pages after August 1 for final plans for contests.
2022 School/Group Contest Registration Deadline: October 15, 2021.
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 contest page for information and forms.
Step 5 - Primary Contact should register group for specific contests using School/Group Contest Registration Link - See REGISTER link below. Communicate, coordinate, and PLEASE, submit only 1 Group Contest Registration per school.
Step 6 - Communicate rules, deadlines, and expectations to students.
Step 7 - Register students by Deadline for the contest on 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.

School/Group CONTEST Registration

School/Group CONTEST Registration
School/Group CONTEST Registration
Use this online form August 1 through October 15 to register your school or non-school group for Academic Rodeo. Only 1 registration per campus or 4-H group is needed. Groups registering after October 15 are not eligible for any contest that has begun.

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