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.

2014 MACA Convention (October 6, 2014)

The annual Missouri Academic Coaches Association convention will take place Monday, October 6, 2014, 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.

2014 MSHSAA State Championships

The 2014 MSHSAA State Championships were held on the University of Missouri's campus on May 9th (Class 1 & 2) and May 10th (Class 3 & 4). Congratulations to all teams who qualified for this event. The following teams are the 2014 State Champions:

Class 1 - Thomas Jefferson Independent

Class 2 - Richland

Class 3 - Hallsville

Class 4 - Ladue Horton Watkins

Also, the following participants were awarded medals in recognition of qualifying for the MACA All-State teams:

Class 1
1. Luke Schuster (Pilot Grove) 20.66

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.

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