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2015 NSC: Field is Full

At this point, all 96 spots in the 2015 PACE NSC field have been filled! The full list of registered teams can be found here. Qualified teams that still wish to play can send in their registration fee to be placed on the waitlist. Teams will be placed on the waitlist in the order in […]

2015 NSC Standby Team Information

The 2015 PACE National Scholastic Championship, to be held on June 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in the Washington, DC metro area, is now seeking standby teams. Teams with standby status must commit to showing up to the tournament and being ready to play if a registered team fails to appear on […]

2015 PACE NSC: Tournament Schedule

Game times are in bold. Saturday, June 6, 20157:00 – 7:45am Team Check-in (for teams that did not check-in Friday)8:00 – 8:30am Opening Meeting9:00am – 1:00pm Preliminary Rounds (1-7) 1:00 – 1:40pm Tiebreaker A1:40 – 3:00pm Lunch2:30pm Playoff seeds will be posted3:00 – 6:00pm Playoff Rounds (8-12), time subject to change 6:00 – 6:30pm Tiebreaker […]

2015 Benjamin Cooper Award Winners

PACE is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award is Coach Joshua Rutsky of Hoover High School in Alabama. Coach Rutsky is being recognized for his efforts in spreading pyramidal quizbowl in Alabama, including spearheading the transition of the ASCA state championship to a pyramidal format, as well […]

2016 NSC: June 4-5, Chicago

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is pleased to announce that the 2016 National Scholastic Championship will take place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on June 4-5, 2016. The Hyatt Regency O’Hare has been the site of numerous quizbowl national championships, including the 2014 HSNCT and every ICT from 2010-2014. PACE looks forward to partnering with […]