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Watch the 2016 Season of BECON-TV’s School Duel Academic Quiz Show

Thursday, January 28, 2016
The 2016 season of School Duel, South Florida’s premier academic quiz show, kicks off on Thursday, January 28, 2016, as J. P. Taravella High School competes against Pompano Beach High School in an exciting first round game. School Duel airs Thursdays at 7 p.m., on channel 63 on AT&T U-verse, Direct TV and Dish Network. Comcast viewers can watch School Duel on channel 19.

School Duel, which is produced by Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) BECON-TV (Broward Education Communications Network), features 20 high school teams from Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.  The four-member teams compete in a single-elimination tournament to determine South Florida's School Duel champion.

This season, players on the winning team will each receive $1,000 from sponsors Chick-fil-A and BrightStar Credit Union, a championship trophy from EDCO Awards and Specialties, gift certificates and much more. The 2016 season of School Duel is also supported by the following sponsors; U.S. Army, McFatter Technical College, Xtreme Action Park, Museum of Discovery & Science, Spaghetto and Schakolad Chocolate Factory.

To learn more about School Duel, visit www.schoolduel.tv. To receive weekly notifications via Twitter, follow the handle @SchoolDuel.
For more information on sponsorship and partnership opportunities with BECON-TV, contact Noel Hyatt, BECON-TV Marketing, at 754-321-1000.



BECON-TV, WBEC, the Broward Education Communications Network, is owned and operated by the School Board of Broward County, Florida, and is a broadcast television station licensed by the FCC to provide noncommercial educational programming to the South Florida community.  For more information on BECON-TV classroom and community programming, visit becon.tv or call 877-TV-BECON. Follow BECON-TV on Twitter @BECONTV.  

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 265,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 103 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 208 different countries and speak 181 different languages. For more information about BCPS and the Centennial Celebration, visit browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools