WorldQuest competition comes to Falmouth

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FALMOUTH — Teams from schools around southern Maine will compete for a chance to represent the state in a national competition in Washington, D.C.

WorldQuest 2016, a global knowledge competition, will be hosted at Falmouth High School at 74 Woodville Road at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 3. Students will have the chance to answer a series of questions about topics that will range from geography to food security.

The competition is sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Maine, which will help pay for the winners’ trip to Washington. The national competition will be held April 23.

Local competing high schools include Falmouth, Freeport, Greely, Portland, Deering, Catherine McAuley, Cape Elizabeth, and the 2015 winner, Lake Region.