General Knowledge boffin?
Outbrain your friends, and win!
Enter the official World Knowledge Olympiad that will be held on 8 October 2020 now.
Entries close at 9 am on the 2nd of October 2020.
Enter yourself, or get your teacher to enter individual classmates or your whole class for the Olympiad. All learners between Grade 8 and Grade 12 can enter and test their general knowledge against other learners from all over South Africa.
Challenge your class and school or even rival schools - let's get some lekker GEES going!
Teachers, parents and learners, don’t miss out!
Register now. Signing up is quick and easy:
What you need to know:
Learners in Grades 8 to 12 from any South African school may enter the World Knowledge Olympiad.
The cost to enter is R25 per learner, with special rates for bulk entries.
WHEN and WHERE
The first round runs from 8am to 8pm on Thursday, 8 October, and the top learners will compete in the final round on 14 October 2020, by invitation only. The Olympiad is written entirely online, so compete from the comfort of your home!
Expand your knowledge and develop your curiosity. The top three performers in each grade will win and bring down glory upon themselves and their schools! And of course, all participants will receive a personalised certificate of participation.
Process outline and how to pay:
SCHOOL/BULK ENTRIES (5 or more learners):
INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES (1-4 learners):
Top learners win a share in R10 000:
The top performers from the first round on 8 October go through to the next round that will be held on Wednesday, 14 October. First place in each grade gets R1000, second place in each grade gets R600 and third place in each grade receives R400 in cash. That's a total of R10 000 up for grabs.
First place in EACH grade
wins R1000 in cash
Second place in EACH grade
wins R600 in cash
Third place in EACH grade
wins R400 in cash
WANT TO SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH A FRIEND OR COLLEAGUE?
Do you know someone who is a general knowledge boffin? Or a passionate teacher who would like to enter their school or class? Download this PDF to your phone or computer and share easily via email or WhatsApp with a friend, your parent or colleague.
In association with the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship
The World Knowledge Olympiad is held every year in partnership with the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship. This organisation offers extensive mentorship and leadership development for top learners with a passion for teaching. If that’s you, click the link below to find out more about us.