Academic Rodeo

Tonya Mullins, Chairman

Entry Forms and Spelling Bee Lists

Sponsored by:

Pediatric Clinic, P.A.
American National Bank
Homeland Title Company


Academic Rodeo General Guidelines

All Kindergarten - 6th grade students in Titus County school districts are eligible.

Registration Forms for contest must be turned in by Monday, September 18th.  You may either turn them in to your school office for pick up by an Academic Rodeo representative, or email them to School collection will be Tuesday, September 19th at 8 am.

All essays and posters will also be collected from the school offices on September 19th.   ESSAYS WILL NOT BE RETURNED, PLEASE MAKE COPIES PRIOR TO PICK UP.

We will do our best to meet the special needs of our participants.  So, that we may make the necessary preparations, please notify the contest coordinator by September 19th.
Contests will not be postponed for late arrivals.  Any late participants will not be allowed to enter testing sites.


Contests for this year:

Students may participate in any or all of the following contests:

Poster Contest                                        K - 6th grades
Science Fair (display)                             K - 6th grades
Essay/Creative Writing Contest              3rd - 6th grades

Students may, in addition to the contests above, participate in one of the following:

Speech Contest                                      2nd – 6th grades
Math Contest (group event)                    2nd - 6th grades
Spelling Bee                                            2nd - 6th grades
Bible Reading                                          3rd - 6th grades



North Ridge Church of Christ - All Contests (Except Essays & Posters - They will be judged prior to Academic Rodeo)


Sunday September 24, 2023

Science Projects          1:00 – 2:30      

2nd Grade                     2:30 – 4:00     

3rd Grade                      4:00 – 5:30     

4th Grade                      5:30 – 7:00

5th Grade                      7:00 – 8:00                 

6th Grade                      8:00 – 9:00



Monday- September 25, 2023

Announcement of Poster, Essay, and Science Projects Winners 6:00 pm

Winning Posters and Science Projects will be displayed at the Academic Rodeo Booth in the Civic Center for the duration of the fair. All projects must be picked up Sunday October 1st between 2:00PM - 3:00PM. Winning projects will be located inside the Academic Rodeo Booth inside the Main Hall of the Civic Center. Any and all other projects will be located at North Ridge Church of Christ. If your project is not picked up it will be discarded. 

Prizes for Participants:

Awarded to the First, Second and Third place winners in each contest. 

1st Place - $30

2nd Place - $20

3rd Place - $10

All entries will receive ribbons and tickets to the Titus County Fair.  *This does not include essay entries due to the volume.  Only winners in the essay contest that are present at the announcement will receive ribbons and tickets.

Recognition for Coaches who are present at the contest:

Tickets to the Titus County Fair (ask your contest coordinator or see Tonya)

Winning Posters and Science Fair projects will be displayed in the Academic Rodeo Booth, inside Civic Center, for the duration of the fair.  They may be picked up on Saturday after 4:00 p.m. from the Booth or they will be moved to North Ridge Church of Christ and must be picked up there before 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4th. 

Attention Academic Rodeo Participating Schools:

Sweepstakes Prizes 

  1.  Each school with the highest point total per Sweepstakes Group will win $250 prize.
  2.  Sweepstakes groups are:
                                        Grade K - 2
                                        Grade 3 - 4
                                        Grade 5 – 6
  3. Point system is as follows:  1st  place = 4 points
                                                2nd place = 3 points
                                                3rd  place = 2 points
  4. Each individual place will count, example 1st place Speech = 4 points.   
  5. Each team event place will count as one, example 2nd place Math = 3 points 
  6. Points are awarded for all Academic Rodeo Contests.

Point totals will be displayed in the East Room as they become available. 







  2023 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners
K - 2nd         Annie Sims
3rd - 4th       Corprew
5th - 6th       Chapel Hill     

List of individual winners under Fair Results 2023.  

2020 Academic Rodeo did not take place.

2019 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners
K - 2nd          Sims
3rd - 4th        Brice
5th - 6th        Chapel Hill

K - 2nd          Sims 3rd - 4th        Brice 5th - 6th        Wallace2018 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners

K - 2             Sims 3rd - 4th       Sim 5th - 6th       Wallace2017 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners

2016 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners

K - 2             Sims 3rd - 4th       Chapel Hill 5th - 6th       Chapel Hill 7th - 8th       Mt. Pleasant Junior High

2015 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners

K - 2           SIMS 3rd - 4th     SIMS 5th - 6th     WALLACE 7th - 8th     CHAPEL HILL JUNIOR HIGH


2014 Academic Rodeo Sweepstakes Winners

            K-2 Tie   Brice              &            K-2 Tie  Harts Bluff





           3rd - 4th  Sims                        5th - 6th  P E Wallace        


            7th and 8th MPJH