Scholastic State and National US Chess Championships of 2024

When is your child's state chess tournament? 

Here's a list of this year's (2024!) scholastic state and national championships. Not all tournaments have been scheduled yet, and we will add more dates when we can. These tournaments (except Maryland!) are not run by Magnus Chess Academy. If you wish to see MCA tournaments, you can find those here.
If you're an intermediate or advanced player looking for Tournament Preparation Classes, you can take a look at our classes here starting on Feb12th.
If you're going to any of the events below, tell us here!
National Events Dates City/Location Information
ChessKid National Festival (K-8) Feb 16-19, 2024 Charlotte, NC Tournament Information
High School Nationals April 5-7, 2024 Baltimore, MD Tournament Information
Nationals Girls April 12-14, 2024 Chicago, IL Tournament Information
Elementary School (K-6) Nationals  April 26-28, 2024 Columbus, OH Tournament Information
Middle School Nationals May 10-12, 2024 Atlanta, GA Tournament Information
Canada Nationals July 8-11, 2024 Laval, Quebec Tournament Information

 

State Events (K-12) Dates City/Location Information
Alabama March 23-34, 2024 Pike Road, AL Tournament Information
Arizona February 17, 2024 Chandler, AZ Tournament Information
California (North) June 3-4, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
California (South) March 16-17, 2024 Valencia, CA Tournament Information
California Girls Championship May 11, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Colorado February 3-4, 2024 Aurora, CO Tournament Information
Connecticut January 6, 2024 Fairfield, CT Tournament Information
Connecticut Girls Championship January 20, 2024 Greenwich, CT Tournament Information
DC Championship (K-5) March 9, 2024 Washington DC Tournament Information
Florida March 9-10, 2024 Orlando, FL Tournament Information
Florida Girls Championship February 3, 2024 Boca Raton, FL Tournament Information
Illinois (K-8) March 8-10, 2024 Schaumburg, IL Tournament Information
Indiana January 27, 2024 Indianapolis, IN Tournament Information
Indiana Girls Championship April 27, 2024 Jeffersonville, IN Tournament Information
Iowa February 25, 2024 Ames, IA Tournament Information
Iowa Girls Championship January 20, 2024 Iowa City, IA Tournament Information
Kansas March 9, 2024 Emporia, KS Tournament Information
Kansas Girls Championship March 16, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Kansas Grade Level February 17, 2024 (Rescheduled from Jan 13) Hutchinson, KS Tournament Information
Kentucky March 2, 2024 Lexington, KY Tournament Information
Maine March 23, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Maine Girls Championship February 10, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Maryland April 20-21, 2024 Damascus, MD Tournament Information
Massachusetts January 21, 2024 Westford, MA Tournament Information
Michigan March 23-24 Southfield, MI Tournament Information
Minnesota March 9-10, 2024 St. Paul, MN Tournament Information
Mississippi Jan 13-14, 2024 Ridgeland, MS Tournament Information
Mississippi Girls Championship Feb. 17, 2024 Flowood, MS Tournament Information
Missouri March 16, 2024 Columbia, MO Tournament Information
Montana April 27, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Nebraska May 18, 2024 TBD Tournament Information
Nevada March 2, 2024 Las Vegas, NV Tournament Information
New Hampshire March 23, 2024 Epping, NH Tournament Information
New Jersey Elementary&Middle February 25, 2024 Lincroft, NJ Tournament Information
New Mexico March 2, 2024 Albuquerque, NM Tournament Information
New York March 9-10, 2024 Saratoga Springs NY Tournament Information
North Carolina March 1-3, 2024 Charlotte, NC Tournament Information
North Dakota March 23, 2024 Bismarck, ND Tournament Information
Ohio Middle and High School February 24-25, 2024 Blue Ash, OH Tournament Information
Ohio Elementary March 16, 2024 Cleveland, OH Tournament Information
Oklahoma April 13, 2024 Edmond, OK Tournament Information
Pennsylvania March 16-17, 2024 Harrisburg, PA Tournament Information
Rhode Island March 16, 2024 Warwick, RI Tournament Information
South Carolina March 2-3, 2024 Columbia, SC Tournament Information
South Dakota April 6, 2024 TBD
Information Will Be Released Soon
Texas March 1-3, 2024 Houston, TX Tournament Information
Utah May 4, 2024 Sandy, UT Tournament Information
Vermont March 23, 2024 Craftsbury Common, VT Tournament Information
Virginia March 9-10, 2024 Roanoke, VA Tournament Information
Washington 7-12 Jan 19-20, 2024 Seattle, WA Tournament Information
Washington K-6 May 4, 2024 Kennewick, WA Tournament Information
West Virginia March 16, 2024 Clarksburg, WV Tournament Information
Wisconsin March 23-24, 2024 Oshkosh, WI Tournament Information