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The da Vinci Decathlon is an academic competition designed to challenge and stimulate the minds of school students.

Students compete in teams of eight across 10 disciplines: engineering, mathematics and chess, code breaking, art and poetry, science, English, philosophy, creative producers, cartography and general knowledge.

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da Vinci Decathlon 2018

Read about our da Vinci Decathlon events to be held across Australia in 2018. Events are scheduled to be held in NSW, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania. 

2018 events

Why da Vinci?

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was one of the world’s greatest thinkers and scholars. da Vinci demonstrated an ability to perceive the interconnected nature of knowledge and embraced learning with a lifelong passion and determination to uncover the unknown. The Decathlon competition places a particular emphasis on higher order thinking skills, problem solving and creativity.