Sixth Grade Showcase

Sponsored by the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels

The Sixth Grade Showcase is an academic event designed to provide a competitive opportunity for Kentucky’s sixth graders, who are sometimes “lost” between elementary (4-5) and middle grades (6-8) Governor’s Cup competition.

2021 Dates

  • Coach Planning Meeting – Nov. 18
  • Composition – Nov. 30
  • Written Assessment, Quick Recall, Awards – Dec. 4


  • Five Assessments – Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Arts/Humanities
  • Quick Recall—double elimination bracket when there are fewer than 8 teams—modified pool play for 8-team sections
  • Composition
  • Assessment exams and Composition are conducted online.
  • KAAC provides Coaches Guides for all coaches

Participation guidelines

  • Each school may have only one team
  • Only sixth grade students may compete
  • Students may compete in both Governor’s Cup and the Showcase
  • Each student may take part in a maximum of three events
  • Each team may enter a maximum of 3 students in the written events and in Composition
  • Students must compete for the school in which they are enrolled
  • Each school participating in Quick Recall MUST provide TWO Quick Recall officials
  • Each school participating in Composition MUST provide a reader

Practice Questions

Showcase Order Form

Participation Certificate

Showcase Certificate

Our sponsor

Learn more about the Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels at their website.

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