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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 […]

2015-16 Outreach Fund

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence is accepting submissions for the PACE Outreach Fund, a program funding outreach for high quality quizbowl around the country. The program is designed to support state organization and tournament hosts in their efforts to recruit new teams. Funding will take the form of grants, which may range up to […]

2016 NSC Team Qualification Guidelines

What’s New in 2015-16 All qualifying teams may register starting on November 2nd, 2015 regardless of whether they qualified at a Platinum, Gold or Regular qualifying tournament. Tournaments with split divisions (i.e. one division for the top teams and another for all other teams) can now use the entire field size to determine how many […]