About the Event

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia was happy to host its 2019 Academic WorldQuest International Trivia Competition and Education Fundraiser, a fun, fast-paced, interactive, Quizzo-style competition that tested competitors' global knowledge! Participants discovered just how much they knew about international affairs, geography, history, and culture and broadened their knowledge and networking with other globally-minded contestants.

2018-2019 Topics 

  • Country in Focus: Qatar
  • How to Deal with North Korea
  • Global Refugee and Migration Crisis
  • #WeAreNATO – The Alliance at 70
  • Great Decisions
  • Japan-U.S. Relations
  • Space Policy
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Bridging Divides to Build Peace
  • Current Events

Teams of four competed for prizes…. and, of course, bragging rights! The first place high school team went on to represent the Philadelphia Council at the national competition, which took place on April 26 and 27, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Proceeds from the competition helped to support the Council’s education programs, which serve 2,600 students in 89 schools and help to stimulate the development of creative thinking, problem-solving, teambuilding and similar leadership skills that constitute the currency of a knowledge economy.

Venue Sponsor
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia gratefully acknowledges the DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City Hotel for their generous support of the 2019 Academic WorldQuest - Philadelphia Regional Competition.

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