GAD

PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon (GAD)

Plans are underway for the 2021-22 year! We are working hard to plan for a face-to-face competition year! This year’s curriculum is Water: A Most Essential Resource. As more information is confirmed, you’ll find everything you need on this...
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Record-Tying Win for Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe

RECORD-TYING WIN FOR CATOOSA COUNTY’S LAKEVIEW-FORT OGLETHORPE AS 2018 PAGE GEORGIA ACADEMIC DECATHLON STATE CHAMPION Click here for a printable press release. Catoosa County’s Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, coached by Lisa Beck, Ian Beck and...
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About . . . GAD

The PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon, which began in 1987, focuses on the importance of developing well-rounded individuals and provides an antidote to intellectual apathy and underachievement. This program provides incentive for average students, underachieving...
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GAD Coaches’ Manual

The Coaches Manual is being revised for the 2021-22 school year. Please remember that this year’s GPA calculations are to ONLY include the 2020-21 Fall/Spring/Summer semesters. If you have ANY questions about how to calculate your students’...
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GAD Curriculum

ATTENTION USAD PARTICIPANTS: The U.S. Academic Decathlon® is excited to announce that the overall curricular theme for 2021–2022 will be Water: A Most Essential Resource. Following is some general information on the topics in each of the subject areas....
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GAD Dates and Registration

2021-2022 Calendar (tentative) September 3 – GAD Fall Workshop – virtual October 8 – GAD Staff Competition Coordinators’ planning meeting October 15 – Season Registration Deadline November 4-13 – Scrimmage Test (Round...
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GAD as an Elective Course

High schools and/or school districts wishing to offer the decathlon curriculum in an academic elective course can do so through courses approved by the Georgia Board of Education. These courses are listed in Rule 160-4-2-.03. A review of this rule and...
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GAD Fall Workshop

Thank you to all who attended the Fall Workshop! Every year the PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon holds a Fall Workshop to kick off the decathlon season. The workshop is designed to provide information on the program and insights into the year’s curriculum...
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GAD Frequently Asked Questions

      Q: Is it OK to offer Academic Decathlon as a class? A: Several Georgia schools do and have very successfully offered the decathlon curriculum as an elective course in the last few years. The number of schools offering the curriculum as an elective...
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GAD Forms

District Season Registration Forms (due by October 15) The Season Registration form must be submitted to complete your District Registration for the 2021-22 Decathlon season. It is a pdf form. Please save the document to your computer, fill it out, save...
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