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2017 NSC: JV and Small School Titles

PACE will recognize Junior Varsity teams and Small School teams at the 2017 NSC. These will not be separate divisions. Unlike the JV and Small School groups at the 2016 NSC, the number of titles in the JV group or the Small School group will depend on the number of teams in that group. If […]

2017 NSC Fee Structure

The fee structure for the 2017 PACE NSC is as follows: Base fee: $605 per team (note that this is per team, not per school) Buzzer systems*: -$10 each per school, max 1 per team Staffers: -$50 each per school, max 2 per school Hosting a gold-certified tournament: -$10 each per tournament, no limit Hosting […]

2017 NSC Registration

Registration for the 2017 PACE National Scholastic Championship opens for all qualified teams on November 1, 2016. The tournament field has historically filled up to the cap of 96 teams, so we encourage teams to start the registration process as early as possible. More information about the 2017 NSC itself can be found at the […]

2017 NSC Team Qualification Guidelines

What’s New in 2016-17 We have adjusted the ratio for number of teams that qualify from Regular affiliated tournaments. It is now 10% (in the past it was 15%). For tournaments which segregate teams into divisions from the start, a max of 50% of teams in the top division can qualify. Additionally, the lower division […]

PACE Outreach Fund 2016-17

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is now accepting submissions for the 2016-2017 PACE Outreach Fund, a program funding outreach for high quality quizbowl around the country. The program is designed to support state organization and tournament hosts in their efforts to recruit new teams. Funding will take the form of grants, the size of […]