Hey, Owlypians!

Welcome to the Owlypia Global Round in Austin, TX!

Join us in the vibrant city of Austin, TX for an unforgettable journey of intellectual exploration and cultural immersion.
Our Austin, TX Global Round, following the footsteps of successful rounds in other corners of the world,
brings together young minds from across the globe for a celebration of knowledge and creativity.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
19 June
2024

DATES
3-9 July
2024

VENUE
St.Edward’s University
Austin, TX – United States

Super Fun Challenges Waiting for You!

What’s in Store for You in Texas?
OFFERING SPECIAL ADD-ONS!

We have a bunch of super fun activities lined up for you!
There’s something special for everyone!

Get ready for an adventure filled with learning, laughter, and lots of surprises!

WHAT TO EXPECT

Dynamic Challenges: Engage in stimulating challenges across various disciplines, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Interaction with Peers: Embrace the opportunity to meet and interact with like-minded individuals from various cultural backgrounds. This peer interaction is a cornerstone of the event, enriching your experience and expanding your global network.

Cultural Exploration: Discover the unique blend of traditional and modern influences that Austin offers, enriching your global perspective.

Global Community: Connect with peers from around the world, building friendships and exchanging ideas in a diverse and inclusive environment.

…and more!!!

Austin City Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and diverse neighborhoods of Austin with a guided city tour, exploring its iconic landmarks and hidden gems.

The Texas State Capitol

Step into the heart of Texas politics with a visit to the imposing Texas State Capitol, where you can learn about the state’s history, government, and architecture.

Bullock History Museum

Dive into Texas history at the Bullock Museum, featuring engaging exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays that bring the state’s past to life.

Lady Bird Lake

Enjoy a serene stroll along the shores of Lady Bird Lake, surrounded by scenic views and outdoor activities, providing a peaceful escape in the heart of Austin.

Shopping in Austin

Exploring eclectic boutiques and unique shops that showcase the city’s diverse and creative offerings.

San Antonio City Tour

Discover the rich history and vibrant culture of San Antonio through a guided city tour, exploring its diverse neighborhoods and significant landmarks.

San Antonio River Walk

Immerse yourself in the charm of the San Antonio River Walk, a picturesque urban waterway lined with shops, restaurants, and scenic pathways, offering a delightful experience.

The Alamo

Step back in time with a visit to The Alamo, a historic site and symbol of Texan independence, where you can explore its iconic mission and learn about its pivotal role in history.

Shopping at Rivercenter

Indulge in some retail therapy at the Shops at Rivercenter, a premier shopping destination along the River Walk, featuring a variety of stores and dining options for a delightful shopping experience.

STUDENT
BASIC PACKAGE

£900

✔ Competition entry fee
✔ A special welcome pack
✔ Lunch on the first and third days
✔ Austin city tour
✔ Visit The Texas State Capitol
✔ Visit The Bullock History Museum
✔ Walking Lady Bird Lake
✔ Shopping in Austin
✔ San Antonio city tour
✔ San Antonio River Walk
✔ Visit The Alamo
✔ Shops at Rivercenter
✔ Owl-mazing Dinner

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ airport transfers
✖ accommodation fee
✖ extra meals
✖ flight fares

SUPERVISOR / JUDGE
BASIC PACKAGE

£300

✔ Competition entry fee
✔ A special welcome pack
✔ Lunch on the first and third days
✔ Austin city tour
✔ Visit The Texas State Capitol
✔ Visit The Bullock History Museum
✔ Walking Lady Bird Lake
✔ Shopping in Austin
✔ San Antonio city tour
✔ San Antonio River Walk
✔ Visit The Alamo
✔ Shops at Rivercenter
✔ Owl-mazing Dinner

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ airport transfers
✖ accommodation fee
✖ extra meals
✖ flight fares

PARENT / COMPANION
BASIC PACKAGE

£800

✔ A special welcome pack
✔ Lunch on the first and third days
✔ Austin city tour
✔ Visit The Texas State Capitol
✔ Visit The Bullock History Museum
✔ Walking Lady Bird Lake
✔ Shopping in Austin
✔ San Antonio city tour
✔ San Antonio River Walk
✔ Visit The Alamo
✔ Shops at Rivercenter
✔ Owl-mazing Dinner

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ airport transfers
✖ accommodation fee
✖ extra meals
✖ flight fares

STUDENT
SPECIAL ADD-ON

£1,799

✔ Airport pick up
✔ Weekly bus
✔ Basic Package included
✔ Staying at a fantastic hotel
✔ Breakfast
✔ Dinner
✔ Twin room

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ flight fares

SUPERVISOR / JUDGE
SPECIAL ADD-ON

£1,199

✔ Airport pick up
✔ Weekly bus
✔ Basic Package included
✔ Staying at a fantastic hotel
✔ Breakfast
✔ Dinner
✔ Twin room

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ flight fares

PARENT / COMPANION
SPECIAL ADD-ON

£1,699

✔ Airport pick up
✔ Weekly bus
✔ Basic Package included
✔ Staying at a fantastic hotel
✔ Breakfast
✔ Dinner
✔ Twin room

✖ visa or insurance fees
✖ flight fares

Our curated resources, from captivating films to insightful articles, are here to fuel your passion. And don’t miss the thought-provoking questions tailored for each subject – they’re your compass for deeper exploration!

TEAM CHALLENGES IN OWLYPIA GLOBALS

Knowledge Challenge

The big quiz with a subject focus; all students take a multiple choice test based on their favourite subject and the theme of the year.

Pen Down Challenge

Think, brainstorm and debate with your teammates to prepare the best essay possible! Each team must ‘pen down’ their thoughts in an essay or story.

Speech-Craft Challenge

An intense speaking contest with two rounds! Students are required to defend either the negative or the positive side of a pre-chosen argument as a team.

Impromptu Challenge

A great opportunity for students to experience organising clear thoughts and deliver them effectively in the limited time provided.

Team Spirit Challenge

Working together is the key in this multiple choice team challenge! All teams take this challenge together in the main hall using their clickers.

Community Engagement

Participants will create a brief video highlighting their community involvement or positive social contributions.

Are You Ready For The Challenge?