For the 8th consecutive year, high school students will play alongside business and individual groups that will compete in WorldQuest, the community version of this global knowledge competition.
Did you know that WorldQuest was created by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and is now a flagship global education initiative played by councils around the country?
Recognized as the largest international education program of its kind in North Carolina, Academic WorldQuest and WorldQuest will bring together approximately 600 students and community members this year. Teams from all around the greater Charlotte area will participate in this international knowledge competition and answer questions related to current events, history, geography and other topics of global significance.
WorldQuest and Academic WorldQuest 2017 Categories:
- Great Decisions (for AWQ players) –Nuclear Security: The Enduring Challenge of Nuclear Weapons, Conflict in the South China Seas
- World Flags
- Geography of Italy
- Saudi Arabia in Transition
- History of the Cold War
- Venezuela in Crisis
- World Elections
- Food, Culture, Dance, and Anything in Between
Wednesday, November 8th.
Hilton Charlotte Center City (222 E. Third St., Charlotte, NC 28202) – Directions
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Registration Info: WorldQuest 2017 (community teams):
Here’s your WQ FAQ
Registration Info: Academic WorldQuest 2017 (High Schools)
Prefer sending in your WQ registration by mail/fax/email?
Here’s your AWQ FAQ
WorldQuest 2017 participants will compete in 7-rounds while Academic WorldQuest 2017 participants will compete in 8-rounds (includes Great Decisions 2017.)