PwC Academic WorldQuest Competition

Each year, the World Affairs Council hosts the PwC Academic WorldQuest competition for students in North Texas. Teams work together to compete to win a trip to compete for the national title in Washington, D.C. Teacher sponsors must be educator members of WAC to bring high school teams. 

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2017 Topics

Current Events

Great Decisions (2016 edition)

Peace and Conflict in Today’s World (USIP)

Combating Infectious Disease

European Union

Countering Violent Extremism


Global Megacities


Women in Technology

Past Winners

2017 - Plano West

2016 - Plano West

2015 - Shepton HS in Plano ISD

2014 - Plano West

2013 - Plano West

2012 - Plano Senior

2011 - Plano Senior

2010 - Plano Senior

2009 - Plano Senior

2008 - Martin HS in Arlington

IMPORTANT: Teacher sponsors must be educator or JWAC members of WACDFW to bring high school teams. There is a registration fee of $25 per team and each school may register up to 3 teams of 4 students. You must also be logged in to your account in order to register.