Academics

105 – Bible Memory

This event is made up of rounds in which each student-competitor quotes a Scripture reference and the corresponding verses. Two consecutive verses are to be quoted from the same chapter by each student per round. Student-competitors remain in the contest until they have no more Scriptures to quote. The competitor who successfully completes the final round is the winner.

Competitors may use any of the following Bible versions: King James Version, New King James Version and New International Version. The student must state the version being quoted in each round.


2012 Results

1st Place: Christine Limon - New Life Christian Academy
2nd Place: Monica Lopez - Josue Christian School
3rd Place: Raquel Garcia - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
4th Place: Bailee O' Leary - Jesus Chapel School
4th Place: Coltan Bofinger - Living Stones Christian School


111 – Lightning Chess

Students participate in a lightning chess tournament wherein all moves, rulings, and questions are governed by the official laws of chess as established by the FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs). Lightning Chess has a five-minute time limit per player and makes use of a chess clock to regulate the game.

2012 Results

1st Place: Jose Cornelio - Integrity School
2nd Place: Joseph David Heredia - El Shaddai Christian School
3rd Place: Jose Miguel Silva - Josue Christian School
4th Place: Brian Cruz - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto


115 – Essay Writing

This event measures students' ability to persuade readers using writing. Essay topic for 2012 is:

  • What is the relationship between religious tolerance and terrorism?

The essay topic is included in the 2012 Competition Handbook as well.

2012 Results

1st Place: KC Coleman - Grace Christian School
2nd Place: Nathalie Kerrinckx - Josue Christian School
3rd Place: Tiffany Arriba - New Life Christian Academy
4th Place: Raquel Garcia - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
5th Place: Aaron Chapman - Living Stones Christian School
6th Place: Leah Green -Jesus Chapel School


120 – Poem Writing

The poetry competition highlights the talents of those skilled in the art of creative written expression. Entries must be received by the competition office no later than April 16.

2012 Results

1st Place: Jose M. M. Rahn - Josue Christian School
2nd Place: Antonieta Zometa - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
3rd Place: Tiffany Killam - Living Stones Christian School
4th Place: KC Coleman - Grace Christian School
5th Place: Marlene Olivas - Jesus Chapel School
6th Place: Tiffany Arriba - New Life Christian Academy


125 – Short Story

For authors with the most vivid imaginations, the short story competition challenges them to write a fictional composition of 1,000 to 1,500 words. Entries are due in the competition office by April 16.

2012 Results

1st Place: Jacob Chapman - Living Stones Christian School
2nd Place: Tiffany Arriba - New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Nathalie Kerrinckx - Josue Christian School
4th Place: Herman Gomez - Jesus Chapel School
5th Place: Edith Jones - Integrity School
6th Place: Valeria Maselli - El Shaddai Christian School


130 – Physical Science Projects

Students conduct research in physical science throughout the school year and prepare a poster-board presentation of the findings which is judged at the competition.

Project forms must be sent in with the registration forms by April 2.

2012 Results

1st Place: Patton Ritter - Living Stones Christian School
2nd Place: Nayeli Olivares and Erika Rivas - Jesus Chapel School


135 – Biological Science Projects (including Environmental Science)

Students conduct research in environmental science throughout the school year and prepare a poster-board presentation of the findings which is judged at the competition.

Project forms must be sent in with the registration forms by April 2.

2012 Results

2nd Place: Bailee O' Leary - Jesus Chapel School


137 – Lab Investigation

Teams consisting of three students will solve a multipart problem requiring both team and individual efforts. After completing on-site laboratory investigations, teams will come to a conclusion regarding their results. Each team will document in a lab report the investigative process utilized and the logical reasoning/critical thinking required to reach the conclusion that best explains their results.

2012 Results

1st Place: Josue Christian School
2nd Place: Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
3rd Place: Jesus Chapel School
4th Place: Living Stones Christian School


138 – On Site Engineering Challenge

Teams of three students each test their engineering prowess and teamwork skills by tackling a surprise challenge presented on-site.

2012 Results

1st Place: New Life Christian Academy
2nd Place: Living Stones Christian School
3rd Place: El Shaddai Christian School
4th Place: Jesus Chapel School
5th Place: Josue Christian School
6th Place: Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto


140 – Spelling Challenge

This event is an oral spelling bee, with all words used taken from the current edition of the Spell It! produced by Scripps Howard. The actual word list is available online free of charge at www.myspellit.com. In the event that the spelling competition exceeds 20 rounds, words may be selected from alternate sources.

One competitor will represent each school entering the event.

2012 Results

1st Place: Abel Arreola - Integrity School
2nd Place: Christine Limon - New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Alejandro Segovia - Josue Christian School


141 – Math Challenge

This written exam measures the knowledge of the mathmetically inclined in the various discipline areas of mathmatics. The 2012 challenge focused on geometric concepts.

The challenge is composed of 50 questions and five tie-breaker questions. 

2012 Results

1st Place: Patton Ritter - Living Stones Christian School
2nd Place: Khalil Henry - New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Andrea Hernandez - Josue Christian School
4th Place: Jose David Hernandez - El Shaddai Christian School
5th Place: Kimberly Morris - Jesus Chapel School
6th Place: Melissa Naara Gil Sinai - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto

142 – Geography Challenge

For the geographically adept, this written examination measures the knowledge of students in the various disciplines of geography. The 2012 challenge covered the Continent of Africa.

2012 Results

1st Place: Fernando Santeliz - Josue Christian School
2nd Place: Patton Ritter - Livings Stones Christian School
3rd Place: KC Coleman - Grace Christian School
4th Place: Gerson Rodriguez - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
5th Place: Ian Vleeming Ortiz - El Shaddai Christian School
6th Place: Sharon Leal - Integrity School


143 – Bible Challenge

The Bible challenge is a timed written examination about books of the Bible. For 2012, the challenge covered Hebrews and I and II Peter.

2012 Results

1st Place: KC Coleman - Grace Christian School
2nd Place: Edith Jones Ortiz - Integrity School
3rd Place: Andrea Valenzuela - Jesus Chapel School
4th Place: Natalya Ward - New Life Christian Academy
5th Place: Brittany Hargrave - Living Stones Christian School
6th Place: Andrea Monteagudo - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto


144 - Literature Challenge


The written examination for 2012  will test one's knowledge of Shakespeare.

2012 Results

1st Place: Patricia Panameno - Josue Christian School
2nd Place: Tiffany Arriba - New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Ariel Segovia - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
4th Place: Patton Ritter - Living Stones Christian School
5th Place: Michael Lopez - Jesus Chapel School


145 – Const./Gov. Challenge

The 2012 challenge is a written examination that focused on the participant's knowledge of the time period of 1607-present.

2012 Results

1st Place: Patton Ritter - Living Stones Christian School
2nd Place: Iyanna Williams-Butler - New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Gerson Rodriguez - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
4th Place: Valeria Cardona - Josue Christian School
5th Place: Abraham Calcagno - Jesus Chapel School


146 – Yearbook

Schools enter their most recently published yearbook. Electronic versions will not be accepted. The yearbook must be the product of student staff and not that of adult advisors. There must be a minimum of four students working on the yearbook.

Yearbook entries are to be received by April 16 in the Competition office.

2012 Results

1st Place: Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
2nd Place: Jesus Chapel School
3rd Place: Living Stones Christian School
4th Place: Josue Christian School

 
150 – Academic Bowl

The Academic Bowl is an exciting match of wits challenging team aptitude and adeptness in answering questions related to a broad range of academic subjects: history, literature, mathmatics, science, current events, and the arts. Winning teams advance to the quarter, semi and final rounds.

Detailed instructions are given on pages 39-47 in the 2012 Competition Handbook.

2012 Results

1st Place: Living Stones Christian School
2nd Place: New Life Christian Academy
3rd Place: Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto
4th Place: Jesus Chapel School


 160 – Spanish

This event involves both the presentation of a prepared Spanish poem and the extemporaneous reading of another.  Only those who are non-native speakers of the language in which they are reciting may compete in this event. 

2012 Results

1st Place: Tiffany Arriba - New Life Christian Academy
2nd Place: Jeanette Gutierrez - Jesus Chapel School


165 – French

This event involves both the presentation of a prepared French poem and the extemporaneous reading of another.

2012 Results

1st Place: Paola Lopez - Josue Christian School
2nd Place: Frida Cornielo - Integrity School
3rd Place: Carmen Valeria Hernandez G. - Fountain of Light Christian Academy
4th Place: Valeria Maselli - El Shaddai Christian School
5th Place: Patton Ritter - Living Stones Christian School
6th Place: Antonieta Zometa - Colegio Cristiano Nuevo Pacto

170 - 3-D Still Images or Animation

Entries in this event will demonstrate creative original works built using the more advanced 3-D modeling/animation software.

2012 Results 

1st Place: Stefano Dragotta - El Shaddai Christian School


175 – Interactive Design for Web/Disc and/or Streaming Media

Web projects submitted in this category should reflect current practices. Disc projects should be submitted on a CD ROM or DVD and should also reflect current practices.Both should be demonstrated by industry standards. Students are encouraged to study experd design, using a mixture of established techniques and original ideas to create a compelling, functional experience.

2012 Results - No Participants