Academic Fest 2017

Bihar Association of North America (BANA) is very happy to announce that it will host our Annual Academic Fest on August 19th, 2017. The BANA Annual Academic Fest is an event in which students ranging from grades 1st to 12th compete in multiple categories for trophies. Studies show that most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in academic skills over the summer months. BANA’s Academic Fest allows students to stay engaged in academic activities and keep motivated / challenged during summer. It also provides a competitive platform to prepare for the upcoming school year. Winners for each activity are awarded trophies and certificates.BANA is a member of TMSCA, and BANA has decided to conduct Math and Science test of elementary and middle school category in TMSCA

Spelling Bee testing for Elementary and Primary groups will be coordinated by Mr. Ganesh Dasari.

The BANA Mock SAT Exam is sponsored by TestMasters.  Each year, TestMasters more perfect SAT scorers and National Merit Semi-finalists than all the other companies combined.  TestMasters also offers classroom courses, online courses, and private tutoring for the ACT, SAT Subject Tests, ISEE, HSPT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and the Professional Engineering Exams (FE & PE) in addition to academic tutoring for many school subjects. You can learn more about TestMasters by calling 281-276-7777 or by visiting

Event Details:

Registration Details :

  • Registration Deadline : August 13th, 2017
  • Registration Fees : $30.00 per student

Registration Links :

General Registration (Non-BANA members)
BANA Members Registration
Click Here to Register to TestMasters *Required for SAT Participants

Winners for each activity grade-wise are awarded trophies and certificates.

Registration Fee includes ALL activities for a student.
Morning Snacks & Lunch for Participants at No Additional Cost.

Seats are limited. Only First 200 students will be accepted.
No registration will be accepted after 08/13/2017 or at the door.

High School (Gr 9 to 12):
Please click here for detailed rules for High School test

  • Debate Topic
    • In East Africa, the United States federal government should prioritize its counter terrorism efforts over its humanitarian assistance.

Middle School (Gr 6 to 8):
Please click here for detailed rules for middle school tests.

  • Speech Topics
    • Should the United States increase defense spending?
    • How should policymakers address the higher levels of coral reef bleaching?
    • Will US-backed forces in Syria successfully liberate Raqqa?

Elementary School (Gr 4 & 5):
Please click here for detailed Elementary School Rules

Primary School (Gr 1 to 3):
Please click here for detailed rules for primary school tests.

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