The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit school association that promotes academic excellence and success of North Carolina students through scholastic competition.

Who We Are

We believe that scholastic activities enrich students by satisfying their psychological and social needs. We believe that interscholastic competition motivates students to reach their full potential and teaches sportsmanship and teamwork.

Contacts

Organization

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2010. We operate under a board of directors comprised almost entirely of NC educators. For questions about one of our competitions, sponsorship, or if you're not sure who to contact, please contact our Executive Director: Leon Pfeiffer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (919) 771 9272.

Officers

  • Gary Hales - President and Principal, Wayne School of Engineering  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Scott Plaster - Vice President
  • Leon Pfeiffer - Executive Director

You can also view our full Current Board of Directors

What We Do

Vision: Enriching the lives of North Carolina students through scholastic activities.

We encourage the academic excellence and success of North Carolina students and schools by:

  • Promoting existing scholastic activities and competitions.
  • Creating innovative, enriching activities and competitions.
  • Rewarding individuals and schools for participation and excellence.

Resources

The NCASA website is the best source of information for all scholastic activities and competitions in North Carolina. We are working with existing organizations to provide information about these scholastic activities and competitions.

Scholastic Cup

In addition to serving as a resource for academic activities and competitions, we have partnered with major scholastic competitions in North Carolina to present the Joe Childers Scholastic Cup and the NCASA Challenge Cup. These awards are presented to the schools with the best overall performance in scholastic competitions hosted by NCASA and our Cup Partners.

Competitions

As a component of the Scholastic Cup, NCASA presents eight scholastic competitions: Art Showcase, Quiz Bowl, The Quill, Twelve, Show Choir, Forensics, A Cappella, and Dance Ensemble.

How to Join

Membership in NCASA is open to all types of North Carolina middle and high schools -- public, charter, independent, and home school. Go to our Membership Page.

More Information

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities, or if you would like more information about NCASA or the Cups we present, please contact: Leon Pfeiffer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (919) 771 9272.