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The David Riley Coaches Conference

PACE is proud to announce that our annual coaches conference will be named in memory of David Riley. It is our hope that the David Riley Coaches Conference will support the efforts of coaches nationwide working to develop and promote high quality high school quizbowl. The upcoming David Riley Coaches Conference will be held at […]

David Riley

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is greatly saddened by the loss of David Riley. David had been a member of PACE since 2012, joining shortly after he was jointly awarded the 2012 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award with Linda Greene for their work with the Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association (IHSSBCA) promoting […]

2016 NSC Hotel Information

The 2016 NSC will be held in the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago on June 4-5, 2016. Room Reservations PACE has reserved a block in the Hyatt Regency specifically for attending teams and their affiliated people. Rooms in this block can be reserved at a discounted rate using this booking link. Room within the block […]

2016 NSC Fee Structure

The fee structure for the 2016 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, 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 […]

2016 NSC Registration

Registration for the 2016 PACE National Scholastic Championship is now open for all qualified teams. 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. Registration for qualified teams consists of two steps: 1. Filling out the NSC registration […]