You can help support the promotion of academic competition in Missouri.

All Missouri academic coaches, as well as those interested in promoting excellence in academic competition, are eligible for membership in MACA.

MACA uses its dues to purchase medals for all-district and all-state teams, to host a state-wide Junior Varsity tournament, and to support Missouri national competition teams. We also provide aid and information to coaches through newsletters and e-mail correspondence. In addition, MACA hosts an informative annual convention each fall.

2019 Annual MACA Conference

Submitted by Scott Allen on Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:11pm

The 2019 annual MACA conference will be held at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center (2601 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203) on October 7th. The conference will feature information about rules and format changes for the upcoming season along with tutorial break-out sessions on a variety of Quiz Bowl subjects that range in skill level from beginning coaches to 30 year veterans.

2019 MSHSAA State Results and All-State Teams

Championship Results

Class 1

State Champion: Exeter
2nd Place: Columbia Independent School
3rd Place: Appleton City
4th Place: Stanberry

Class 2

State Champion: College Heights Christian
2nd Place: Thayer
3rd Place: Polo
4th Place: Calvary Lutheran

Class 3

State Champion: John Burroughs
2nd Place: Hallsville
3rd Place: Palmyra
4th Place: Eldon

Class 4

State Champion: Ladue
2nd Place: Central (St. Joseph)
3rd Place: Kickapoo
4th Place: Fort Zumwalt North

2019 MSHSAA Districts Results and All-District Teams

Submitted by Kevin Stockman on Sat, 04/06/2019 - 6:34pm

The 2019 MSHSAA District tournaments took place on April 6, with 16 tournaments in each of the four classes. The 64 district winners advance to the sectional round on Tuesday, April 17. Sectional tournaments consist of a best two-out-of-three game format in which each odd district winner will host the corresponding even district winner. Each sectional winner will then advance to the state championship on Friday, May 4 (Classes 1 and 2) or Saturday, May 5 (Classes 3 and 4).

Available district championship game scores and all-district teams are listed on these pages:

MACA JV State Tournament

Submitted by Scott Allen on Tue, 03/19/2019 - 3:02pm

On March 9th, 18 teams competed for the 2019 MACA JV State title hosted at Helias High School.  After the preliminary rounds in the morning, Washington A, Hallsville A, Kirksville, Hickman A, Calvary Lutheran and Hallville B all qualified for the playoffs and the chance to be crowned this year's JV State champion.  After a few close round of playoffs, Washington A defeated Hallsville A 415-235 to win the championship.  Washington A was the overall winner and also took 1st place in the Large School division.  Kirksville took second in the Large School division.  In the Small School division,

MACA JV State Tournament

Submitted by Scott Allen on Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:59pm

On Saturday, March 9th at Helias High School, MACA will host its annual JV State Tournament.  This tournament is open to ALL freshmen and sophomores who are participating on a High School Quiz Bowl team.  All teams will play in the same divisions regardless of size, however, the top two placing large schools and top two placing small schools (under 500 students in grades 10-12, public school, nonselective) will receive plaques.

To register, contact Scott Allen (sallen@hallsville.org).

2018 MSHSAA State Results and All-State Teams

Championship Results

Class 1

State Champion: Lakeland

2nd Place: Thomas Jefferson Independent

3rd Place: Tuscumbia

4th Place: Mound City

Class 2

State Champion: Louisiana

2nd Place: College Heights Christian

3rd Place: Thayer

4th Place: South Shelby

Class 3

State Champion: Hallsville

2nd Place: Priory

3rd Place: Savannah

4th Place: Cuba

Class 4

State Champion: Ladue

2nd Place: St. Joseph Central

3rd Place: Helias Catholic

4th Place: Rolla

2018 MSHSAA Districts Results and All-District Teams

Submitted by Kevin Stockman on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:18am

The 2018 MSHSAA District tournaments took place on April 14, with 16 tournaments in each of the four classes. The 64 district winners advance to the sectional round on Tuesday, April 24. Sectional tournaments consist of a best two-out-of-three game format in which each odd district winner will host the corresponding even district winner. Each sectional winner will then advance to the state championship on Friday, May 4 (Classes 1 and 2) or Saturday, May 5 (Classes 3 and 4).

Available district championship game scores and all-district teams are listed on these pages:

2018 Annual MACA Conference

Submitted by Scott Allen on Wed, 08/15/2018 - 9:57am

The 2018 annual MACA conference will be held at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center (2601 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203) on October 1st. The conference will feature information about rules and format changes for the upcoming season along with tutorial break-out sessions on a variety of Quiz Bowl subjects that range in skill level from beginning coaches to 30 year veterans.

2017 MACA Convention (October 2, 2017)

Submitted by Scott Allen on Mon, 08/28/2017 - 12:02pm

The annual Missouri Academic Coaches Association convention will take place Monday, October 2, 2017, at the headquarters of the Missouri High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) at 1 North Keene Street in Columbia. Conference registration is $25; more information on advance payment of this and annual membership dues can be found at the Members link on this page.