Pioneer Athletic Conference

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The Pioneer Athletic Conference is a high school athletic conference with ten members properly abbreviated as the PAC-10. The Pioneer Athletic Conference is affiliated with the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and all participating school districts are located within the southeastern quadrant of Pennsylvania. The Pioneer Athletic Conference was founded in 1985 and was then known as the "PAC-8" due to then-current membership total.[1]

Current Membership[edit]

Past Membership Moves[edit]

1985 - Founding Members[edit]

The Pioneer Athletic Conference, then known as the PAC-8, was composed of the following charter members:

Founding Member Former Conference/League
Lansdale Catholic Bicentennial League
Perkiomen Valley Bux-Mont League
Upper Perkiomen
Phoenixville Ches-Mont League
St. Pius X

1988 - Great Valley & Owen J. Roberts Join[edit]

Great Valley and Owen J. Roberts join the Pioneer Athletic Conference and bring the total membership to ten.

2002 - Great Valley replaced by Boyertown[edit]

Great Valley left the PAC-10 to join the Southern Chester County League. In the same year, the PAC-10 admitted Boyertown which effectively kept the Pioneer Athletic League at 10-member status.

Future Membership Moves[edit]

Lansdale Catholic[edit]

On May 9, 2007, Lansdale Catholic administrators announced that they have accepted an invite to the Philadelphia Catholic League. The move is effective in July 2008.[2]


On July 3, 2007, Methacton School District was accepted into the PAC-10 after their application was approved by the principals of the existing PAC-10 member schools.[3]

St. Pius X[edit]

As of the end of the 2009-2010 school year, St. Pius X no longer exists. St. Pius X and Kennedy-Kenrick Catholic High School in Norristown merged to form a new high school named Pope John Paul II. This school is already admitted to the PAC 10.


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