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It's time for the 2019 ACT-SO Competitions.
Start planning now for the categories you plan to enter for this year's competition(s).  This is a great time to get a mentor to coach you and to help prepare you to present your best work.
Student Workshop Sessions

                                 all held at 

        Martin Luther King Community Center

               from 10:00 am until 12:00 p.m. 

                    February 9, 2019
Competition Schedule
  • April 6, 2019– Semi Finals               (Get the Judge's Feedback so you can refine your competition entry for the finals)
                    10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
                   Martin Luther King Community Center
  • April 20, 2019 – Finals  

                            10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  

                   Martin Luther King Community Center
  • TBD, 2019 – Awards Ceremony & Showcase  
              Location and Time - TBD
​Events in  February, and March will be held at :
     Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
           3201 E. Republican Street
           Seattle, WA  98112
Each contestant must: 
   - Be of African descent. 
   - Be enrolled in grades 9-12. 
   - Be a citizen of  the United States. 
Any student who is or has been paid professionally in any category of competition is not qualified to compete.

ACT-SO, a program by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is an acronym that stands for Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. It is a student enrichment program that culminates in a local and national competition where students compete for awards, and prizes totaling over $50,000.

Donate today and help a young participant compete!

               It's easy and a great investment.

     Congratulations to our 

        National Medalists!

            Bravo on a great job

        to our ACT-SO Seattle Team!      

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