Challenging the Leaders of Tomorrow

Academic WorldQuest, a flagship program of the World Affairs Council network, is a team game testing competitors' knowledge of international affairs, geography, history and culture. There are currently more than 40 local competitions held around the country and the winners of these local competitions are invited to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest  held in Washington, D.C. each spring.

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WHAT IS ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST?

Jacksonville Competition

The 18th Annual Admiral Jonathan T. Howe Academic WorldQuest will be hosted on February 9, 2023 at the UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

The Admiral Jonathan T. Howe Academic WorldQuest features six rounds of six questions each. The Education Committee of the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville selects 6 out of the 10 topics released by the World Affairs Council of America for competition. The following topics will be featured in this years competition:

  • Atrocity Prevention and Accountability

  • Battle of the Century: Autocracy vs. Democracy

  • Economic Sanctions - A Double-Edged Sword

  • Great Decisions

  • The Arctic Council: Frozen Cooperation

  • The Future of Supply Chains

To register your team, please click the tab below and fill out the form. Teams must consist of four students. Multiple teams from each high school may compete.

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Director of Education and Community Outreach, Devynne Duke at devynne@worldaffairscounciljax.org 

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LOCAL STUDY GUIDE 

*11/15/22 - Updated study guide uploaded due to link issues.

Sponsorship

Interested in helping sponsor a high-school team? The Admiral Jonathan T. Howe Academic WorldQuest 2023 team sponsorship is $500.00.

If you are interested in sponsoring a team, please click the tab below.

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2022 COMPETITION

The 2022 Admiral Jonathan T. Howe Academic WorldQuest competition was hosted on Thursday, February 10, 2022

With 26 teams and 104 students competing, 1st Place was Team "River Sharks" from Ponte Vedra High School!

Congratulations to team members: Ella McCarthy, Benjamin Black, Roberto Lachner and Grace Nuri.