Academic Decathlon® provides the opportunity for students to attain life-long academic and interpersonal skills that will benefit them in their future endeavors in a manner unlike any other academic program. The premier academic competition for high school students in the U.S. is waiting for you! The 2016-2017 curricular theme is World War II. Come compete for medals, scholarships and a chance to travel to the 2017 United States Academic Decathlon® National Competition in Madison, Wisconsin. Enthusiasm for learning is contagious.