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.

Zeecraft Donates Quizbowl Equipment to The Missouri State High School Activities Association, Inc.

Submitted by MACA on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 12:00pm

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New Milford, PA—September 25, 2006-- Zeecraft Tech today announced that it will donate Quizbowl equipment including the Challenger II eight-player system with Showtime handgrip buzzers, a built-in timer, and a carrying case to The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSA).

2006 MACA Convention

Submitted by MACA on Mon, 09/11/2006 - 12:00pm

Sessions are nearly all finalized for the MACA convention to be held on October 2, 2006. Stacy Schroeder, MSHSAA academic competition liaison, will start the meeting with a recap of the 2006 advisory meeting.

Mandatory Academic Coaches Meetings

Submitted by MACA on Sun, 09/10/2006 - 12:00pm

The dates for the mandatory academic coaches meeting will be during the weeks of October 23 and October 30. MSHSAA will employ four rules interpreters and each will be responsible for two of the eight regions of the state. Specific dates will be finalized soon. They will be posted here when they become available.

Mandatory MSHSAA rules meetings

Submitted by MACA on Fri, 09/01/2006 - 12:00pm

The date for the mandatory MSHSAA rules meeting for academic coaches will be published in the 2006 rules booklet that will be mailed on October, 4th. The date will be posted here as soon as it is available. The tentative time frame is at the end of October or the beginning of November.

2006 Missouri Panasonic Team Places 3rd in the Nation!

Submitted by MACA on Fri, 06/30/2006 - 12:00pm

Andrew Hoekzema was named to the six-person All-America Team and receives an additional $1,000 scholarship!
Missouri won their opening preliminary round and advanced automatically to the semi-finals with the following results:

  1. Missouri - 347
  2. New Mexico - 128
  3. New Jersey - 101
  4. Washington - 91

Missouri won their semi-final round and advanced to the finals with the following results:

2006 MACA Convention

Submitted by MACA on Sun, 06/18/2006 - 12:00pm

The 2006 convention will be held on Monday October 2, at the Oasis Inn and Convention Center located at 2550 North Glenstone in Springfield, Missouri. The convention will begin at 8:00 with registration and time to visit the vendors booths.

2006 Missouri Panasonic Team

Submitted by MACA on Mon, 06/05/2006 - 12:00pm

The Missouri Panasonic Team will be traveling to Orlando at the end of this week to compete in the National Tournament with 30 additional state teams.

Missouri will play New Mexico, New Jersey, and Washington in their first round. See the Panasonic tab on the tournaments page for more information.

Daily updates about the team will be posted for the duration of the tournament.

2006 Advisory Committee Meeting

Submitted by MACA on Sun, 06/04/2006 - 12:00pm

The Missouri Academic Advisory Committee met in Columbia on May 31stand worked their way through an extensive agenda. Attending were Don Arni (Northeast), Rosemary Camp (Kansas City), Jeremy Gibbs (St. Louis), Melinda Dixon (Southwest), Gary Durbin (South Central), Diana White (Northwest), and Troy Kinast (EX-OFFICIO). Eric Boles (Southeast), and Audrey Connor (Central) were not in attendance.

Among the topics discussed were: