This semester PACA’s J.V. and Varsity athletes are competing in futsal and volleyball in the São Paulo High School League (SPSHL), Big 8 Tournament, Little 10 Tournament, and two Under 13 JV Festivals. You are invited to come watch and cheer our athletes. The complete schedule is available online here.
The SPSHL league is comprised of PACA, Graded, Chapel, EAC, and St. Paul’s. For the Varsity teams, there will be four home games and four away games. For the J.V. teams, there will be two home games and two away games. We will post game dates and schedule changes via the online schedule (here), our social media platforms, and the PACA Weekly newsletter.
Towards the end of every season, JV and Varsity student-athletes will have the opportunity to participate in the Big 8 Tournament (varsity) and the Little 10 Tournament (J.V.), which is organized by the members of AASB (Association of American Schools in Brazil). Currently, all AASB tournaments are held at the Acampamento NR2. Each sports tournament is a 4-day event:
· Big 8 Tournament:
o Boys Futsal/Girls Volleyball/Cheer- April 7-10
o Girls Futsal/Boys Volleyball/Softball - April 10-13
· Little 10 Tournament:
o Boys Futsal/Girls Volleyball/Cheer- May 5-8
o Girls Futsal/Boys Volleyball/Softball - May 8-11
We ask all athletes and fans to follow the following code of conduct.
Integrity.Encourage honest and sportsmanlike conduct. Act and compete honorably.
Respect.Cheer for your school, not against your opponents and deal peacefully with anger and disagreements.
Responsibility.Exercise self-control and represent yourself, your team and your school community with honor.
Fairness.Treat all participants, officials, and spectators fairly and with respect. Know the game and be willing to listen and learn.
Class.Be gracious in victory and accept defeat with integrity.
Since 1960, PACA has served the local and international community of São Paulo as a Christian, American and Brazilian curriculum school. Our education integrates Biblical truth in all areas of instruction to guide the hearts and minds of our students and our academic program allows students to receive two diplomas, American and Brazilian, upon graduation which opens doors for them to study in the best universities in the USA, Brazil or throughout the world.