KDF Foundation Academic Challenge Presented by Sullivan University

Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Sullivan University is teaming up with the Kentucky Derby Festival and Jefferson County Public Schools to produce this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Academic Challenge. Returning to the Festival schedule after a five-year hiatus, the quick-recall tournament will be held from 8 AM – 3 PM on Saturday, March 25, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

The Academic Challenge Presented by Sullivan University represents a great opportunity for students from all over the county to test their acumen by answering questions pertaining to math, science, social studies, language arts and humanities. The competition will feature 28 teams from local elementary schools and a total of 300 students.

The top four schools will receive trophies, with the champion and runner-up also receiving monetary awards. It’s free for spectators. For more information contact Doug Wilham at douglas.wilham@jefferson.kyschools.us.