The Madera County Office of Education will host its annual Academic Pentathlon for middle school students on Friday and March 21 at Ranchos Middle School.
The event will include a math tournament and essay competition on Friday. A speech event, literature test and super quiz will continue at noon on March 21.
The Madera County Office of Education expects a record turnout, as more than 150 students from 30 teams in Madera County are scheduled to participate. Each middle school is allowed to send one seventh and one eighth grade team.