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2015 NSC: Registration Open For Platinum-Qualified Teams

Registration for the 2015 PACE NSC is now open! Teams that have qualified for NSC at a tournament PACE has awarded Platinum qualification status may now register. A list of qualifying tournaments may be viewed here, and a list of qualified teams may be viewed here.In order to register for NSC, teams should fill out this form. After […]

2015 NSC: Fee Structure

PACE has decided on the following fee structure for this year’s NSC:– Base fee: $575 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 tournament: -$20 each per tournament, no limit– Early payment discount: -$25 […]

PACE 501(c)(3) Status

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence has received an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designation from the IRS. We look forward to using this status to further the cause of high-quality high school quizbowl in new and exciting ways.  Questions about PACE’s non-profit status and what it means to you as a coach, player, or volunteer should […]

2015 NSC: Small School and JV Titles

PACE will again be awarding titles recognizing the three best Junior Varsity teams and the three best Small School teams at the 2015 NSC. A JV team consists of players in 10th grade or below. Middle school teams count as JV teams. A “small school” is a school with fewer than 700 students in 10th through 12th […]

2015 NSC – Team Qualification Guidelines

This post describes how teams qualify for the 2015 PACE National Scholastic Championship (NSC), to be held on June 6-7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in the Washington, DC metro area. What’s New in 2014-15 PACE is now guaranteeing a seven-day review period for all wild card applications. If your team applies for a […]