JV Challenge

For ninth and tenth graders

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Keep your ninth and tenth graders involved!

The Junior Varsity Challenge is a competitive opportunity designed for Kentucky’s ninth and tenth grade students, who sometimes are “lost” between the middle grades (6-8) and high school (9-12) Governor’s Cup Competition. Teams compete in “sections” of up to 8 teams each.

The registration fee is $100. Click the blue box above to sign up, and check out the participation requirements each school must meet to compete.

Start a Team
Get Certified

2023 Key Dates

Friday, September 29
Registration Deadline

Thursday, October 26
Coaches Planning Meeting

Monday, October 30

Saturday, November 4
Assessments, Quick Recall, Awards


More Information

  • Content based on the Kentucky Program of Studies for ninth and tenth grades
  • There is no required reading for the Language Arts exam
  • All coaches will receive a Coaches’ Guide via email
  • JV Composition and JV Assessments are conducted online.


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