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Double Down is a game show pitting CNY area high schools against each other in a match of speed and brains. The show is aired by WCNY and is in its 13th anniversary this season. The show is hosted by Bill Baker. Bishop Ludden has had a Double Down team since the 2006-2007 season. Double Down is a Jeopardy-style format and the subjects include math, language, history/geography, science, arts, sport, and current events. Each Double Down season begins with a pool of 24 to 32 high schools that compete against each other. The rounds are single elimination. Other teams in the Syracuse area include: Christian Brothers Academy, Manlius Pebble Hill, Fayetteville-Manlius, Westhill and Jamesville Dewitt. The advisor for Double Down is Ms. McDonold and the team meets during house on activity days.