WA school teams won three out of the four year level competitions in the 2010 National AFL Schools Quiz. Over 1000 teams & 3000 Year 3,4,5 & 6 students from all around Australia competed in the Footy Quiz to win the Money Can’t Buy Experience Major Prize.
The Yr 4 winners were North Kalgoorlie, Nollamara won the Yr 5 competition & Glen Forrest came 1st and 2nd in the yr 6 level. Congratulations and well done to these students and their terrific AFL School Ambassador/teachers Kendall Lange, Anthony Middleton and David Wheatfill who entered the school teams in the competition.
The great Money Can’t Buy Experience included tickets to the Fremantle v Carlton game on Friday 27 August with an on ground interview with Sam Mac from 92.9 prior to the game which was seen on the Big Screen. The students got to meet, & have photos taken with, FFC players, Clayton Hinkley and Brock O’Brien, during half time of the AFL match on Subiaco Oval. They also received a FFC promotional pack and best of all, the lucky students went into the Dockers rooms after the game to see and hear the Fremantle players sing their song after an exciting win.
The AFL Quiz is a FREE, innovative and engaging online competition aimed at developing the literacy and numeracy skills of primary aged children within the theme of Australian Football.
The 2010 AFL Quiz competition was open to students in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 and consists of two quizzes of three rounds. Each year level consisted of two pools in which they will compete in.
Quiz 1 will commenced on Monday 3rd May 2010, with Quiz 2 commenced on Monday 7th June 2010. The top 22 teams from each competition were invited to compete in a Finals Series that commenced Monday 2nd August 2010. A maximum of two teams per year level per school were invited into the Final Series.
Teams of three students in the same year level will had one hour of online time to answer 10 questions. Personalised AFL certificates were awarded throughout the competition to those teams in each pool who answered the most questions correctly at the close of each round.
A “Money Can’t Buy Experience” was awarded to the National Final Series Winners in each year level with prizes also being awarded to the 2nd and 3rd placed Finals Series teams.
Teachers were encouraged to enroll teams in this unique national competition to test their students' Australian Football knowledge whilst developing their literacy, numeracy and IT skills.