To confirm your Council's participation in the 2016-2017 Academic WorldQuest, please fill out and submit this
October 12, 2016.
Local Competition Questions
A full set of questions will be available to local Councils by mid-October. Indicate your interest in these questions by submitting your
As introduced in last year's AWQ program,
alternative formats in the Current Events round of questions will once again be used in The Carlos and Ma
rez National 2017 National Competition. The questions we provide for local competitions, however, will remain fully multiple-choice. Councils are welcome to assess their capacity to adjust their local competition for this year or to continue with the multiple-choice-only model.
The Foreign Policy Association will provide each participating Council with six complimentary copies of the 2016 Great Decisions Briefing Book. Indicate your request for these free copies by submitting your
. Additional copies for use in Academic WorldQuest are available at a 60% discount and may be purchased directly from the Foreign Policy Association.
The Great Decisions 2016 Briefing Book is required study material for the National Competition.
However, the Briefing Book will NOT be required reading for local competitions.
In order to prepare for local competitions, students should study the online resources outlined in the Study Guide.