PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon (GAD)

Round 1 Scrimmage Complete

Congratulations to the 14 teams who participated in this year’s Round 1 Scrimmage.

Overall Team Scores are posted on the State Competition page.

2021-22 Season Info

This year’s curriculum is Water: A Most Essential Resource. We are planning for a hybrid State Competition with Essay and the Subject Area Test events online while Super Quiz, Speech and Interview will be in person.

As more information is confirmed, you’ll find everything you need on this website.

Visit the Dates and Registration page for the calendar, a link to the pdf Season Registration Form, and the 2021-2022 Season Memo. Visit the Fall Workshop page for links to recorded sessions from the annual kick-off to the GAD season, and the About . . . GAD page if you need more information about Academic Decathlon including a 7-minute video. State Competition paperwork will be updated and added to the State Competition page in Janurary.

As always, if you have any questions about GAD, please contact the PAGE GAD State Director, Michelle Crawford, at or 404-414-3041.

We are so excited to see you again!

Clayton County’s Elite Scholars Academy captures United States Academic Decathlon Rookie Of The Year Honors

At this year’s United States Academic Decathlon® (USAD) Nationals, Clayton County’s Elite Scholars Academy captured both the Division III (small school division) Rookie of the Year honors as well as a fourth-place finish in its classification. Elite Scholars Academy represented Georgia after earning state champion honors at this year’s Georgia Academic Decathlon (GAD), sponsored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Read more here…

Click here for the complete USAD winners list. 

Congratulations to Elite Scholars Academy – The 2021 PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon State Champion!

Clayton County’s Elite Scholars Academy, coached by Jack Smith, is the 2021 PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon (GAD) State Champion. The team scored the highest points overall in Division I and II and earned the Howard Stroud Championship Trophy. It is the first time the school has captured the title. The team is invited to represent Georgia at the United States Academic Decathlon® national competition to be held virtually on  April 29-May 1, 2021. Read More . . .

Please visit the GAD State Winners page for links to all of this year’s medalists.

Thank you Volunteers!

The PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon State competition couldn’t happen without the support of our volunteers. You are appreciated! Save the Date for PAGE GAD State 2022 – February 25-26, 2022. We look forward to seeing you again!

If you are interested in forming a Decathlon team, or would like to learn more about the program, we invite you to click here to view “All About the PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon.” Please note, the website address is now and the email address is now
There are also additional videos available on the USAD website at (Three videos are available in the Footer under the titles “Schools and Teachers,” “Parents and Students,” and “Sponsors.”)