Prior to that, the team only played in regional tournaments.
Without an agreement, it would only be a regional tournament.
The academic team took second place at the regional tournament in the 2008 season.
From its start in 1903, the tournament was played through regional tournaments.
The following players led the nation in points at the conclusion of the regional tournaments.
But regional tournaments have been growing, sometimes in unexpected places.
The team advanced to the regional tournament for the first time in several years.
"I think we'll be able to show them what we can do during the regional tournament," he said.
Team 1310 has met with good success at regional tournaments since its creation.
Several players have emerged as stars in the regional tournament.