Tonya Mullins, Chairman
Entry Forms and Spelling Bee Lists
Pediatric Clinic, P.A.
American National Bank
Homeland Title Company
Academic Rodeo General Guidelines
All Kindergarten - 6th grade students in Titus County school districts are eligible.
Registration Forms for contest must be turned in by Monday, September 18th. You may either turn them in to your school office for pick up by an Academic Rodeo representative, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. School collection will be Tuesday, September 19th at 8 am.
All essays and posters will also be collected from the school offices on September 19th. ESSAYS WILL NOT BE RETURNED, PLEASE MAKE COPIES PRIOR TO PICK UP.
We will do our best to meet the special needs of our participants. So, that we may make the necessary preparations, please notify the contest coordinator by September 19th.
Contests will not be postponed for late arrivals. Any late participants will not be allowed to enter testing sites.
PLEASE NOTE: ACADEMIC RODEO WILL NOT BE TAKING PUBLICITY PHOTOS FOR THE NEWSPAPER THIS YEAR.
Contests for this year:
Students may participate in any or all of the following contests:
Poster Contest K - 6th grades
Science Fair (display) K - 6th grades
Essay/Creative Writing Contest 3rd - 6th grades
Students may, in addition to the contests above, participate in one of the following:
Speech Contest 2nd – 6th grades
Math Contest (group event) 2nd - 6th grades
Spelling Bee 2nd - 6th grades
Bible Reading 3rd - 6th grades
North Ridge Church of Christ - All Contests (Except Essays & Posters - They will be judged prior to Academic Rodeo)
Sunday September 24, 2023
Science Projects 1:00 – 2:30
2nd Grade 2:30 – 4:00
3rd Grade 4:00 – 5:30
4th Grade 5:30 – 7:00
5th Grade 7:00 – 8:00
6th Grade 8:00 – 9:00
Monday- September 25, 2023
Announcement of Poster, Essay, and Science Projects Winners 6:00 pm
Winning Posters and Science Projects will be displayed at the Academic Rodeo Booth in the Civic Center for the duration of the fair. You may pick up your winning poster/project at the Academic Rodeo Booth on Saturday after 4:00 p.m. If you do not pick up on Saturday, your poster/project will be taken to North Ridge Church of Christ. You will have until Wednesday, October 4th at 3:00 p.m. to pick up. If your poster is not picked up it will be discarded.
Prizes for Participants:
Awarded to the First, Second and Third place winners in each contest.
1st Place - $30
2nd Place - $20
3rd Place - $10
All entries will receive ribbons and tickets to the Titus County Fair. *This does not include essay entries due to the volume. Only winners in the essay contest that are present at the announcement will receive ribbons and tickets.
Recognition for Coaches who are present at the contest:
Tickets to the Titus County Fair (ask your contest coordinator or see Tonya)
Attention Academic Rodeo Participating Schools:
- Each school with the highest point total per Sweepstakes Group will win $250 prize.
- Sweepstakes groups are:
Grade K - 2
Grade 3 - 4
Grade 5 – 6
- Point system is as follows: 1st place = 4 points
2nd place = 3 points
3rd place = 2 points
- Each individual place will count, example 1st place Speech = 4 points.