WorldQuest! – Championship Match Deadline Nears – Register Now

Attention: Teachers, students, parents and their friends, families and colleagues

JANUARY 31ST is the deadline for teams to register for the 2018 Academic WorldQuest Championship competition. [Register Here]

FEBRUARY 25TH is the date for the Championship match. [Details below]

APRIL 26-29 are the dates for the Tennessee World Affairs Council Championship team to travel to Washington for the National Championship match.

Questions from the December practice match are available for review at https://www.slideshare.net/tnwac

Contact the Tennessee World Affairs Council for more information and assistance in getting signed up. Education Outreach Coordinator Catherine Kelly (email)

 

 

TENNESSEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Belmont University

Ayres Conference Room, Janet Ayres Academic Center

12:30 p.m. – Registration

1:00 p.m. – Welcome & Competition Start

2:45 p.m. (about) – Halftime Break

3:00 p.m. (about) – Second Half

4:00 p.m. (about) – Match Ends

4:15 (about) – Awards

4:30 (about) – Championship Match Concludes


HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORLDQUEST

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DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

The Janet Ayers Academic Center is located at the corner of Wedgewood and 15th avenues on the northern front of Belmont University’s campus. There is free, lighted, parking in the garage located underneath the building, with elevator access to all floors. Entrances are located off of Wedgewood Avenue via the alley entrance and 15th Avenue, through both roundabouts.

The Ayres Conference Room is on the 4th floor of the Academic Center.

CAMPUS MAP

http://www.belmont.edu/campus-map/files/campusmap.pdf


2017-2018 TENNESSEE STATE WORLDQUEST TOPICS

NAFTA
ASEAN at 50
India’s Bid for Global Power
Combatting Climate Change
Cybersecurity 
Saudi Arabia 
The Peacebuilding Toolkit
America’s Diplomats 
Current Events (2) *
* The national competition in Washington in April will have a category based on the “Great Decisions” series and only one “Current Events” section.
At least half of the “Current Events” questions will be drawn from the “What in the World?” Weekly Quiz, which are taken from our daily posting of global affairs news on Twitter (@TNWAC #TNWACquiz).  You can review all Weekly Quiz postings at THIS LINK.

SUPPORT OF TNWAC’S EDUCATION OUTREACH

THANKS TO BELMONT UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

THANKS TO THE AWC FAMILY FOUNDATION

THANKS TO THE NASHVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL


THANKS TO THE TNWAC WEEKLY QUIZ PARTNERS

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THE MISSION of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare Tennesseans to thrive in our increasingly complex and connected world.

THE VISION of  the Tennessee World Affairs Council is a well-informed community that thinks critically about the world and the impact of global events.   


Learn more about the Council and find how you can join, donate and volunteer at: www.TNWAC.org  — 

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