TEAMS / ACES
ACES (Academic Challenge) is an exam-based competition on high-level STEM content. Students challenge tests in two topics of their choice. TEAMS (Test of Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Science) is a cooperative competition solving real-world engineering problems through construction, written proposals, and exams. Meetings include WYSE practice exams and study, and TEAMS group work and practice builds.
ACES/TEAMS practices are open to all. Tryouts for ACES are held in October/November. Up to 42 students may qualify for regionals in February (likely on a Saturday). Qualifying team or individuals may compete at sectionals (March) and state (April). TEAMS state is open to all. TEAMS consist of 2-4 members. State is held at Stevenson in February or early March. Qualifying teams may compete at nationals (overnight trip, summer).
Must maintain academic eligibility to compete.
Contact the sponsor for more information and to learn about meeting times/location, or visit Student Activities with questions. Possible extensions to season based on state/nationals qualifications.
Unlimited members. ACES varsity team consists of 14 members. 28 more individuals may compete at At-Large and JV levels. TEAMS consists of unlimited teams of two to four members each.