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Monday, 19 September 2016 01:21

Let's Explore Africa 2016 Quiz Bowl - At UNC Charlotte Wed. 11/16 & at DUKE University Sat. 11/19

The 2016 LEA Quiz Bowl is here.  Thanks for the sponsorships of Duke University's Africa Initiative and UNC Charlotte; K-12 students in North Carolina will be competing during the International Education Week. 

We are inviting students in 4th through 12th grades to participate and will appreciate educators and guardians to encourage and support this effort.

  •  Admission to the quiz competition is free.  
  • We have prizes for winners and participants, courtesy of our sponsors.
  • Light refreshments will be served. 
  • Students who are interested in participating may do so at one of the two locations - that is, UNC Charlotte or Duke University campus. 

 Click on " Read more" below for info about registration, deadlines and quiz guidelines or click on flyer to register at eventbrite.com.

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Registration, Deadlines, and Guidelines



·         Registration timeline will be from now until the day of the event, however, we encourage contestants to register at least one week before the day of competition for hospitality headcount. 


Contestants can register any time at Eventbrite.com or on our Facebook using the links provided below:


Event Locations & registration links:


9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Barndhardt Student Activity Center - SALON C 

Date:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Time:  4:00PM - 7:00PM

Eventbrite Registration linkhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-lets-explore-africa-quiz-bowl-at-unc-charlotte-1116-tickets-27805667500?utm_term=eventurl_text

Facebook registration link - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lets-Explore-Africa/462559447159236


·        OR





John Franklin Hope Center,  Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240.   2204 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27708-0466

Date:  Saturday, November 19, 2016

Time:  11:00AM - 2:00 PM  

Eventbrite Registration link -http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-lets-explore-africa-quiz-bowl-at-duke-university-tickets-27805666497

Facebook registration link - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lets-Explore-Africa/462559447159236

Eligible Grade Levels and Schedule

Level 1 = (4th – 6th graders) - Competing 1st hour

Level 2 = (7th – 9th graders) - Competing 2nd hour

Level 3 = (10th – 12th graders) - Competing 3rd hour


Let’s Explore Africa Competition Guidelines


 1)  The competition will be offered in two rounds.


 2)  Student can compete as a team or as individual for the preliminary round. 


 3)  Round One (first 20 trivia questions.  Students with the most correct answers will move on to Round Two (final). 


 4)  In the Final Round, the match-up will be team versus team or individual versus individual.  Therefore, if only one team remains, the group members from that team shall select a delegate who will compete against other 'individual' students.  However, should the reverse be the case, that lone student will have the option to compete singularly against the remaining teams.  


 5)  Round Two (second 40-60 trivia questions):  Student/s with the most correct answers is the winner.    


 6)  If there is a tie, a tiebreaker question will be offered.


We greatly appreciate and welcome teachers who want to serve as ‘the link’ or contact person of their schools for this or future competitions.  Please help spread this announcement/information to others who may be interested in the program.  Thank YOU for encouraging your students to participate.  For any questions or concerns please email sandraf@letsexploreafrica.net or call (828) 275-8704.