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.

2007 MACA Convention

The 2007 convention will be held on Monday October 1, 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. Break-out sessions are being finalized at this time.

A block of rooms has been reserved for this event, to guarantee rates and availability. The rooms are $54.99 (standard) and $64.99 (poolside). Call toll-free: 1-888-532-4338 or

Local: 417-866-5253 to reserve a room.

Missouri Places 2nd in the Nation at 2007 Panasonic Academic Challenge!

Missouri won their opening preliminary round and advanced automatically to the semi-finals with the following results:

  1. Missouri - 298
  2. Texas - 146
  3. Vermont - 177
  4. Pennsylvania - 115

Missouri place second in their semi-final round and advanced to the finals with the following results:

2006 Rules Meetings

The required rules meetings for coaches will take place over the next few weeks. A schedule of times, locations, and rules interpreters is listed below.

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

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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

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.

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