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Events & Competitions

Student Events and Competitions

The Berks County Intermediate Unit and its community partners host a variety of events and competitions throughout the year, providing enrichment in the arts, science, engineering, and more. 

Upcoming STEM Competitions & Events

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Academic Challenge

Berks County’s public high schools compete in four Pennsylvania Academic Competition matches each year from November through March. The format is a fast-paced recall of academic material. The winning team represents Berks County in the final academic competition, held each spring at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.

2019-2020 Season Schedule

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019Make-Up Date: November 18, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019Make-Up Date: December 18, 2019
  • Thursday, January 9, 2020Make-Up Date: January 27, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020Make-Up Date: February 24, 2020


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Make-Up Date: March 23, 2020

Berks County Secondary Art Show

The High School Art Exhibit is the final art show of each year for students attending Berks County’s 18 public and one parochial high school, the Reading Muhlenberg Career & Technology Center, and the Berks Career & Technology Center. Students showcase their talent in a wide range of visual arts media.

PA Media and Design Competition

The PA Media and Design Competition is an annual event that highlights Pennsylvania students’ application skills, creativity and knowledge. Students are able to unleash their creativity, learn how to convey information more dynamically, and enhance the learning process.

The Berks County Intermediate Unit hosts the regional contest for Berks County middle school and high school students. Winners of the regional competition go on to compete in the State Competition, held annually in May at Dickinson College.

Contest Categories

  • 3D Design
  • Animation
  • Digital Movie
  • Logo and Graphic Design
  • Programming
  • Web Page Design

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