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.

2010 MACA Honorees

Submitted by Al Nicolai on Wed, 09/29/2010 - 8:11pm

2010 Coaches of the Year

  • Class 1 — Lori Chester, St. Joseph Christian
  • Class 2 — Jen Padberg, Barstow
  • Class 3 — Shawn Logan, Smithville
  • Class 4 — Bob Odzinski, Kirksville

2009-10 Carol Farmer Founder's Award

  • Troy Kinast, Thomas Jefferson

Change in Date for MSHSAA Online Rules Review

Submitted by Al Nicolai on Wed, 09/22/2010 - 8:43am

Stacy Schroeder, Associate Executive Director of the Missouri State High School Activities Association, has announced that the MSHSAA has moved the date that the Scholar Bowl online rules review becomes available from the originally scheduled date of Friday, October 1 to Monday, October 4. The rulebook packets are being shipped on Wednesday, September 29 and people really need to have the rulebook in hand before they do the rules review. MSHSAA anticipates that more coaches will have them in hand if they post the review on Monday.

Brainstorm at the Lake - 2010 MACA Convention

Date
Monday, September 27, 2010

The 2010 MACA convention will be held Monday, Sept. 27 at the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach.

Accommodations
The Inn at Grand Glaize will hold a block of rooms for MACA at a special rate of $65. To make reservations, please call (573) 348-4731 and mention MACA to get the special rate. The Inn at Grand Glaize plans to guarantee the special rate for a limited time, so it’s best to make your reservations early!

The Inn at Grand Glaize
5142 U.S. 54
Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279
(573) 348-4731

Check out The Inn at Grand Glaize at http://www.innatgrandglaize.com/

Registration
Conference registration fees ($25) and MACA membership fees ($25) can be sent to

Dr. Al Nicolai
1000 S. Silver Springs Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

2010 MACA Junior Varsity State

Date
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Host
Helias High School, Jefferson City
Question Set or Provider
unspecified

The Missouri Academic Coaches Association (MACA) would like to announce that the annual Missouri State Junior Varsity Quiz Bowl Tournament will be held on the campus of Helias High School on Saturday, April 10, 2010. This is a new central location and Helias has graciously agreed to host the tournament. MACA hopes that this will allow many more schools to compete especially those from the eastern side of the state since travel times will no longer be so long or require an overnight trip.

New MACA Website

Submitted by MACA on Sun, 01/17/2010 - 7:30pm

The Missouri Academic Coaches Association website has been overhauled! moaca.org now uses a content management system called Drupal, which will soon allow coaches to log in and post tournament announcements and other content!

Registered coaches can subscribe to receive an email whenever a new tournament announcement is posted:

  1. When logged in, simply click on any tournament in the "Upcoming events" list on the left side of the screen.
  2. Click "Subscribe" at the bottom of the post.
  3. Check the "To Tournament Content" box and click Save. You will now receive an email whenever a new tournament announcement is posted!

2009 MACA Convention Schedule

Submitted by MACA on Thu, 08/13/2009 - 12:00pm

MACA Convention Schedule
Stoney Creek Inn
Columbia, MO

Sunday, September 27, 2009

8:00 PM Coffee with the Coaches (informal discussion with coaches and Michael Hurley, Questions Galore) - (Lobby)

Monday, September 28, 2009

8:30 Registration
9:00 Opening Remarks (Salon A)
Jeremy Gibbs (MACA President, FZW)
Stacy Schroeder (MSHSAA)
9:30 Rules Review (Salon A)
Bill Luce (formerly of Savannah)