Civics education has been on the decline across the country.
Municipalities across the state are seeing a decline in local government participation.
Wisconsin newspapers have launched the Civics Games in an effort to curb these declines.
Registration for the 2020 Wisconsin Civics Games will open on Monday, Sept. 16, at www.wisconsincivicsgames.com.
After evaluating our inaugural competitions and surveying the participants, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation is excited to announce the dates for Year 2 of the Wisconsin Civics Games!
See video of the 2019 Wisconsin Civics Games, including remarks from Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack and Gov. Tony Evers.
Platteville High School students Spencer Olds, Alex Sonsalla, Jacob Sherer and Liam Reinicke are the champions of the inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games.
Sotomayor commends students for their “impressive level of knowledge of their government, their rights, and their duties as members of a democracy.”