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2014-2015 Certified Sets

PACE recognizes the following sets and their authors: GSAC XXII: Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, VA–Satisfactory BHSAT XXIV: Yale University, New Haven, CA–Satisfactory

2014-2015 Question Set Certification Program

PACE will be certifying house-written question sets for the 2014-2015 school year. A committee of experienced authors and editors will look over complete sets of questions and offer extensive feedback to authors, with special attention to content, style, pyramidality, difficulty, and length. The purpose of the program is to improve the quality of house-writes used […]

2015 Benjamin Cooper Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for the 2015 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Awards. The awards, which recognize those who contribute to the “spirit and honor of quizbowl competition,” will be presented at the 2015 PACE National Scholastic Championship in Reston, Virginia, on June 6-7. The […]

2015 NSC: Wild Card Application Now Open

The wild card application process for the 2015 NSC is now open! The procedure for submitting a wildcard bid is as follows: Teams that wish to submit a wildcard bid for the 2015 PACE NSC should send an e-mail to PACE member Jason Loy at Please include the following information in the e-mail: 1. […]

2015 NSC: Registration Open to All Teams

Any team who has qualified for the PACE NSC can now register! To register, teams should fill out the official NSC registration form. A list of qualified teams may be found here.