Academic Showdown Highlights

The West Virginia Academic Showdown is an academic head-to-head competition between West Virginia high school teams. A partnership between West Virginia Department of Education, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History. 2022 will be the inaugural launch of the state’s newest academic competition. The matches will be held at five higher education institutions across the state with 29 teams representing 19 high schools in attendance.

Championship Bracket – March 25, 2022

Academic Showdown Names Grand Champion

George Washington High School Academic Showdown Grand Champion

Spring Mill High School Academic Showdown Runner-Up

Region 1 Event at Marshall University

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Competitors:

Logan Senior High School – 2 teams

Ripley High School

Spring Valley High School

Tug Valley High School

Wayne High School – 2 teams

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Region 5 Event at Shepherd University

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Competitors:

Berkeley Springs High School – 2 teams

Spring Mills High School

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Region 3 Event at Concord University

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Competitors:

Greenbrier East High School – 2 teams

PikeView High School

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Region 2 Event at West Virginia State University

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Competitors:

Charleston Catholic High School – 2 teams

George Washington High School – 2 teams

Nitro High School

Riverside High School

Sherman High School

South Charleston High School – 2 teams

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For more information on the Academic Showdown:

Download the Academic Showdown One-Pager