PACE announces first certified tournaments!

PACE is pleased to announce its first batch of certified tournaments for the 2010-2011 tournament season. Remember, teams that place within a certain ranking at a certified tournament qualify for the 2011 NSC, which will be held in Evanston, Illinois at Northwestern University.

The following tournaments have been certified by the Affiliation and Certification Committee, which is led by George Berry of Virginia Commonwealth University:

DAR Fall
Alabama William Rufus King
UTC Trevor’s Trivia
Sue Pasco
UNC Tar Heel Cup
Maryland Fall
SHP Pirate Open
Dunbar Academic Fall Tournament
TQBA Kickoff
Princeton PHSAT
UCLA TWAIN

Additionally, PACE is pleased to announce our first two Gold certified tournaments! Gold certified tournaments offer teams who qualify from them a chance to register earlier than other teams and a small discount from their fee. The following tournaments have been certified as gold, so far:

UCLA Twain

TQBA Kickoff

PACE is also pleased to announce its first Platinum tournament for the 2010-2011 season! Platinum certified tournaments offer teams who qualify from them a chance to register even earlier than other teams and a more substantial discount from their fee. The following tournament has been certified as Platinum, so far:

The Maryland Fall Tournament.

For more information about affiliation and certification, please contact George Berry at georgeberry.vcu@gmail.com, PACE President Trygve Meade at trygvemeade@gmail.com, or Communications Director Hannah Kirsch at hkirsch@gmail.com.