Civics Games finals set for Friday; competition to be broadcast live

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Students from across the state will face off Friday at the State Capitol during the Wisconsin Civics Games finals. 

The event is open to the public and media outlets are encouraged to attend — and spread the word leading up to the finals! Those unable to make it can watch live on WisconsinEye and use the hashtag #WisconsinCivicsGames to follow or join the conversation. 

The Civics Games state finals, which was postponed last month due to severe winter weather, will feature the top teams from each of our five regional competitions. Each team will compete in two matches during the preliminary rounds, with the four highest-scoring teams advancing to the semifinals.

Each member of the state championship winning team will receive a $2,000 scholarship from the WNA Foundation.

Judges include State Reps. John Macco (R-De Pere), Travis Tranel (R-Cuba City) and Lisa Subeck (D-Madison). Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack will address participants prior to the first round.


When:

Registration starts at 9 a.m., with welcoming remarks at 9:45 a.m.

We’ll break for lunch from 12:45 – 1:30 p.m. and wrap up around 3:30 p.m.

Where:

Wisconsin State Capitol
Room 411 South

(Use South Hamilton Street entrance and take elevators to the 4th floor.)