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2015 NSC: Fee Structure

PACE has decided on the following fee structure for this year’s NSC:– Base fee: $575 per team (note that this is per team, not per school)– Buzzer systems: -$10 each per school, no limit– Staffers: -$50 each per school, max 2 per school– Hosting a gold-certified tournament: -$10 each per tournament, no limit– Hosting a platinum-certified tournament: -$20 each per tournament, no limit– Early payment discount: -$25 […]

PACE 501(c)(3) Status

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence has received an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designation from the IRS. We look forward to using this status to further the cause of high-quality high school quizbowl in new and exciting ways.  Questions about PACE’s non-profit status and what it means to you as a coach, player, or volunteer should […]

2015 NSC: Small School and JV Titles

PACE will again be awarding titles recognizing the three best Junior Varsity teams and the three best Small School teams at the 2015 NSC. A JV team consists of players in 10th grade or below. Middle school teams count as JV teams. A “small school” is a school with fewer than 700 students in 10th through 12th […]

2015 NSC – Team Qualification Guidelines

This post describes how teams qualify for the 2015 PACE National Scholastic Championship (NSC), to be held on June 6-7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in the Washington, DC metro area. What’s New in 2014-15 PACE is now guaranteeing a seven-day review period for all wild card applications. If your team applies for a […]

2015 NSC: Qualified Teams

This page contains a list of teams qualified for the 2015 NSC. See this page for more details on tournament qualification. This list is updated every few days as hosts send order-of-finish results into us. The last update was on 10/19/2014. Teams receive their NSC qualification status as soon as a tournament concludes, even if […]