Online Academic Competitions & Contests
Compete on a National Stage
Connect with professional judges and win great prizes by spotlighting your talent and creativity in a Stride Competition. School-aged students across the U.S. who meet eligibility guidelines can participate, whether you attend a Stride K12-powered school or not.
REGISTER BY JANUARY 13, 2023
Students Spell it Out for the K12 National Spelling Bee
K12's 3rd Annual National Spelling Bee allows students in grades 3–12 nationwide show off their spelling skills in an epic word game with multiple levels. Any eligible student can participate starting at the semi-regional level. Regional winners receive an all-expense paid trip to compete in person on a national stage. The national 1st place winners will receive a $2,500 Amazon e-gift card and a Microsoft Surface tablet. There are other great prizes, too.
REGISTER BY JANUARY 31, 2023
Coming Soon: The Possibilities Are Endless with Art
Calling all student artists! It’s time for the K12 National Art Competition. K–12 students can submit artwork starting December 1, 2022, for a chance to showcase their talents on anational stage. Possible mediums include paintings, drawings, collages, prints, or a combination—get creative.
Prizes include Microsoft Surface tablets, virtual art lessons, and in-person experiences at Savannah College of Art and Design! See complete rules for eligible mediums and more
Stride Contests are for students enrolled in Stride K12-powered schools. These are usually monthly events that result in national winners and include a variety of fun and interesting topics.
For students enrolled in Stride K12-powered schools, Stride hosts contests to pique interests, hone skills, and get your competitive energy flowing. Some of our exciting contests include:
REEL Me Video
Grad Dreams Video
To learn more about these contests, students at Stride K12-powered schools should visit their school's Online School (OLS) announcements page.