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2020 USAD Nationals
 Online Competition and Online
Individual Competition Registration

Students must meet the eligibility requirements listed below for consideration in either the Individual Online or Invited Individual Nationals competition.
Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must not be part of the state championship or division IV or invited team attending Nationals.
  • Students must not be part of a large, medium and/or small school team who qualifies to compete in the USAD online large, medium and/or small school competition.
  • Students interested in the opportunity to be invited to Nationals in Anchorage must have a state score from their state competition or Round III of the Individual Competition.
    • Students who participated in their state competition will have their coach submit their objective score using the Excel spreadsheet in Step 2.
    • Students who do not have a state score need to register by March 9 for Round III of the Individual Competition. In Step 2 below, they will enter “not available” for their state score in the Excel spreadsheet.

Individual Registration Process

  • Please complete steps 1–2 to register and finalize your participation at Nationals. 
  • Students who are extended an invitation to Nationals and accept the invitation, please complete steps 3–8.

All Students
Step 1: If you have not registered on the USAD Individual Competition website, you must be registered on the site. Register for round 4 at All students must be registered in the USAD Individual Competition program to be considered for an invitation to participate at Nationals in Anchorage, AK.
Due: 3 days (72 hours) after completion of the state competition
Students: Please note the 
2020 Online Testing ScheduleOnline Technical Information, and Online Competition Description.
Step 2: Individual Roster
Coaches please complete your decathletes information using this 
Excel spreadsheet and email to This spreadsheet includes the name pronunciation form. (You may list all your students on one spreadsheet if you have more than one participating.)
Due: 3 days (72 hours) after completion of the state competition
Students Invited to 2020 Nationals Online Competition

If you have been invited to particiapte in the 2020 USAD Nationals Online competition please refer to the Welcome Letter.” It will answer your questions about the competition. If you have accepted the invitation to compete in the 2020 Nationals Online Competition, please complete the following steps.

Step 3: 2020 USAD Nationals Individual Registration Form
Complete the 2020 USAD Nationals
Invited Individual Registration Form with all applicable information.

Due: Within 2 days of receiving your invitation to participate in the 2020 Online Nationals Competition.


Step 4: Student Paperwork

Mail the following forms to USAD:
USAD National Competition
P.O. Box 4351
Mankato, MN 56002
The forms with an asterisk are required for all individuals. Please compile forms in the order requested below.

Due: April 15. All items must be emailed and/or postmarked by April 15
Step 5: Online Proctor Security Affidavit Form
Have your online testing proctor complete the 
USAD Online Proctor Security Affidavit Form and email to
Due: April 15
Please refer to the 
2020 Online Contest Schedule and the National Online Technical Information on the 2020 USAD Nationals Helpful Information webpage before practice for the online essay and art online events.

Step 6: Extras Form
Refer to the 
Extras Form for information on ordering Nationals t-shirts and USAD apparel the Fine Designs.

Other Information:

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