AcaDec Scores and Information Center:General disclaimer

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AcaDec Scores and Information Center, herein known as ADSIC, is an online open-content collaborative repository, that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of human knowledge on the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD). The structure of the project allows anyone with an Internet connection to alter its content. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

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