Iowa Academic Decathlon

Iowa Academic Decathlon strives to encourage and develop the love of learning that comes with the development of knowledge covering a variety of multi-disciplinary topics as well as instilling a commitment to teamwork and effective communication.

Congratulations to the 2023 State Qualifiers:

DSM North DSM East DSM Lincoln

Mason City Dowling Catholic Waterloo East

DSM Hoover CR Kennedy DSM Roosevelt

Urbandale Johnston CR Jefferson

Denison AGWSR Adel Desoto Minburn

Mt Ayr Perry Algona

North Tama Grundy Center/DNH Baxter

Saydel South Central Calhoun Union

Competition Information


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Our 2022 Mason City Legionnaires!

We support YOU and THANK YOU for supporting our Iowa students!

Mason City American Legion Post 

#101 Worden Clausen

Left to Right: Peter Bieber, David Gilbert, Virginia Roudabush (IAD), Daryl Johnson, and Tom Strong

Iowa Academic Decathlon is proud to support Legionnaires in Iowa! It has become a tradition to invite local Legionnaires to our State Competition each year to present awards to our students! 

2022-23 USAD and Standards Summary.pdf
2022-2023 Iowa Dates

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