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.

JV State Tournament

On Saturday, March 15th, MACA held the 2014 JV State Tournament at Rock Bridge High School. The state of Missouri was well represented by a very competitive field of teams. This tournament ran very smoothly and efficiently due to the wonderful staff that volunteered to help. We had many coaches, former players, and MACA officers that all worked to help staff the tournament.

2014 MACA JV State Tournament

Tournament Details
Rock Bridge High School
Field cap: 
Fees and discounts: 

$60 per team
$55 subsequent teams
-$5 buzzer discount (2 maximum)

Question Set Details
Question Set or Provider: 
Question Format: 
20 tossup/20 bonus

This tournament is open to ALL freshmen and sophomores. Juniors and seniors are ineligible to participate.
Also, each team participating must provide a "qualified" staffer (score-keeper or moderator).

Scott Allen

2013 Annual Conference Held

The Annual Conference of the Missouri Academic Coaches Association transpired on October 7 at the offices of the Missouri High School Activities Association in Columbia. Outgoing President Dr. Al Nicolai presided, and in the opening session introduced MSHSAA Associate Executive Director Stacy Schroeder, who presented information on rules changes and other updates. Dr.

2013 MACA Annual Conference

The annual meeting of the Missouri Academic Coaches Association takes place Monday, October 7, 2013, at the headquarters of the Missouri High School Activities Association 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.

In Memoriam: MACA VP Bob Brown

It is with great sadness that we forward the news of the recent passing of MACA vice-president Bob Brown, longtime member of the coaching staff at Richland High School. Bob had maintained his strong connections to our activity despite a series of strokes over the last several months. In the words of Bill Luce, the dean of Missouri academic competition, "Bob was very dedicated to Scholar Bowl and he will be missed."

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