African American Male Academic Bowl


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Dallas County Community College District, Project Still I Rise, Inc., Senator Royce West's Office and the University of Texas at Dallas, along with other community partners, hosts the annual “Aiming for the Stars” African American Male Academic Bowl. This event targets participation from students within all Texas Independent School Districts. The event will engage boys throughout North Texas, grades 4 through 8, in a dynamic and enlightening academic competition similar to popular television quiz shows.

This is an academic tournament invites team comprised of three youths and one team coach to engage in a single elimination tournament, which will test them on a wide range of topics. Each round is designed as a game that will quiz two teams within a designated time frame. Judges will be on hand to acknowledge confirmation of the answers and the team that answers the most questions correctly before time has expired wins. The top two teams from both categories will meet in the championship round. The winners and their respective coaches from both categories will receive special awards separate from all of those who participate.

Please visit the African American Male Academic Bowl for team registration and volunteer information.

The African American Male Academic Bowl will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016.