Academic Tournament Schedule and Results

See results below

The 2020 schedule is now available. Fourth round categories are as follows (all dates are Fridays):

Week #1 - Friday, January 3, 2020: TOPIC: Star Wars

Host Team
Match 1 Catoctin Urbana Linganore Walkersville
Match 2 Frederick Brunswick Walkersville Urbana
Match 3 Tuscarora Middletown Oakdale Gov. Thomas Johnson
Match 4 Gov. Thomas Johnson Tuscarora Frederick Oakdale

Week #2 - Friday, January 10, 2020: TOPIC: Physics

Host Team
Match 1 Gov. Thomas Johnson Catoctin Oakdale Tuscarora
Match 2 Tuscarora Walkersville Linganore Catoctin
Match 3 Middletown Brunswick Urbana Linganore
Match 4 Frederick Middletown Linganore Brunswick

Week #3 - Friday, January 17, 2020: TOPIC: World War II

Host Team
Match 1 Oakdale Frederick Urbana Middletown
Match 2 Gov. Thomas Johnson Walkersville Middletown Frederick
Match 3 Tuscarora Brunswick Catoctin Walkersville
Match 4 Gov. Thomas Johnson Brunswick Linganore Catoctin

Week #4 - Friday, January 24, 2020: TOPIC: Shakespeare

Host Team
Match 1 Oakdale Linganore Brunswick Tuscarora
Match 2 Tuscarora Urbana Middletown Oakdale
Match 3 Frederick Catoctin Walkersville Urbana
Match 4 Gov. Thomas Johnson Walkersville Urbana Frederick

Week #5 - Friday, January 31, 2020: TOPIC: Hall of Famers (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL)

Host Team
Match 1 Gov. Thomas Johnson Urbana Tuscarora Brunswick
Match 2 Middletown Catoctin Brunswick Gov. Thomas Johnson
Match 3 Frederick Linganore Oakdale Middletown
Match 4 Walkersville Oakdale Catoctin Linganore

Week #6 - Friday, February 7, 2020: TOPIC: 90s Music

Host Team
Match 1 #10 & #9 teams #8 team #7 team #6 team
Match 2 #6 team #5 team #4 team #9 team
Match 3 #3 team #2 team #1 team #4 team

Week #7 - Friday, February 14, 2020: TOPIC: Geography of Islam

Host Team
Match 1 Winner, match 1 Winner, match 2 Winner, match 3 2nd place match 1
Match 2 2nd place match 1 2nd place match 2 2nd place match 3 1st place match 3
Match 3 3rd place match 1 3rd place match 2 3rd place match 3 2nd place match 2
Off this week: Lowest scoring team in Match 1, Week #6

Friday, February 21, 2020: Final Championship Date - TOPIC: 1920s

Host Team
Pre-Match Play-In #9 #10   #3
Match 1 #3 #4 #9 #2
Match 2 #2 #5 #8 #1
Match 3 #1 #6 #7  
Match 4 winner match 3 winner match 2 winner match 1  

Results and Statistics

Current Rankings Average Score
1. Walkersville 2.60
2. Linganore 2.50
3. Frederick 2.40
4. Brunswick 2.40
5. Middletown 2.10
6. Urbana 2.00
7. Gov. Thomas Johnson 1.80
8. Oakdale 1.63
9. Tuscarora 1.30
10. Catoctin 1.00
Weekly Raw Scores Week One Week Two Week Three Week Four Week Five Extra
match
Week Six Week Seven Week Eight Total Average
Brunswick 13 10 19 16 - 10 - - - 68 13.6
Catoctin 6 6 4 5 - - - - - 21 5.3
Frederick 11 17 19 17 - 16 - - - 80 16.0
Gov. Thomas Johnson 13 18 9 10 - 8 - - - 58 11.6
Linganore 10 12 14 16 - 23 - - - 75 15.0
Middletown 17 11 14 14 - 12 - - - 68 13.6
Oakdale 10 12 11 2 - - - - - 35 8.7
Tuscarora 9 1 11 14 - 10 - - - 45 9.0
Urbana 22 10 11 16 - 8 - - - 67 13.4
Walkersville 12 19 28 15 - 23 - - - 97 19.4

 

Academic Tournament: 2019 in Review

Congratulations to Brunswick High School, 2019 Academic Tournament champions! Walkersville High earned second place, and Middletown High earned third place. Congratulations to all the teams for another amazing season!

Don't forget to support the Frederick County teams competing in the "It's Academic" tournament Saturday mornings at 10 AM on WJZ-TV.

Articles

Academic kindred spirits, Frederick News Post, February 14, 2014 Article written by Urbana alumna Madelyne Xiao
Brunswick takes Academic Tournament title, Frederick News Post, February 22, 2019