COMPETITIONS

Individual or Dual Competitions

Divisions

  • The breakdown of grades noted below is used to designate levels for competition entries. Not all competitions are open to all divisions.

    • Middle School level — Grades 7, 8

    • High School Junior Varsity level — Grades 9, 10

    • High School Varsity level — Grades 11, 12

    • Collegiate level – Undergraduates only

  • Teams consisting of students from varying grade levels will be placed in the division for the grade level of the most senior member.

Team Competition

Competition Eligibility

  • Students must be a paid Active-level student member of Educators Rising no later than February 15th of the year in which they are competing. Check or credit card payment must be received in the National Office by the stated deadline to be considered an Active-level member.

  • Students may only compete in one individual and one team event. Competitions/contests which are marked as individual or dual will be considered individual events for this purpose.

  • For contests: Teacher leaders may enter up to two entries (individual or dual) per school in each event per division. o Dual means two students participating. o For dual entries consisting of students of varying grade levels, the entry will be placed in the division for the grade level of the most senior member.

  • For competitions: Teacher leaders may enter up to two students per school in each individual event per division and one team for team events per division. o All team events must have at least two students (and no more than four) per school to qualify. o For teams consisting of students of varying grade levels, the team will be placed in the division for the grade level of the most senior member.