California (North)

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Northern California holds a separate competition from Southern California because of distance issues. It has a medium amount of membership compared to other states. There are 7 regions in Northern California all with about 30 teams per division. All regions hold both B and C competitions, except for the Bay Area who only holds C.

California (North) At a Glance
Total teams 165
B Champion Winston Churchill Middle School
C Champion Mira Loma High School
States location Clovis North High School, Fresno
State website


A small bit of history but certainly not all of it.

B Division

Arden has won the single Nationals spot in B 6 times in the last 7 years, but has had some close calls from Winston Churchill the past few years including a mere 2 point win in 2007 and a defeat in 2011. The Third Place School the past two years was John Barrett. This makes the Top 3 teams in Northern California all from San Juan Unified School District

C Division

Mira Loma has dominated the C Division in recent years but is starting to feel some heat from Bay Area schools like Mission San Jose, Palo Alto and Henery Gunn

Past State Champions

This is a record of the past state champions and runners up, and their respective places at the national competition. Scores at the state competition shown in parentheses.


Regional Competitions

Stainislaus County
Bay Area-Only C
San Joaquin

State Competition

2011 location: Clovis North High School, Fresno


Division B

Winston Churchill
John Barrett
Andrew Carnegie

Division C

Mira Loma
Palo Alto
Mission San Jose
Henry Gunn
Year Division B Champion B Champ Nats Place Division B Runner-up Division C Champion C Champ Nats Place Division C Runner-up
1999 Elkhorn Middle School 6th Mira Loma High School 25th
2000 Andrew Carnegie Middle School 26th Tokay High School 20th
2001 Elkhorn Middle School 24th Tokay High School 15th
2002 Arden Middle School 19th Tokay High School 17th
2003 Arden Middle School 11th Mira Loma High School 13th
2004 Elkhorn Middle School 27th Tokay High School 32nd
2005 Arden Middle School 23rd Mira Loma High School 19th
2006 Arden Middle School 4th Elkhorn Middle School Mira Loma High School 6th Rio Americano High School
2007 Arden Middle School 8th Winston Churchill Middle School Mira Loma High School 12th Mission San Jose High School
2008 Arden Middle School 7th Winston Churchill Middle School Mira Loma High School 21st Palo Alto
2009 Arden Middle School 4th Winston Churchill Middle School Mira Loma High School 10th Bella Vista High School
2010 Arden Middle School 2nd Winston Churchill Middle School Mira Loma High School 9th Franklin High School
2011 Winston Churchill Middle School Arden Middle School Mira Loma High School