The Wells Fargo Conference Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, is a companion to the statewide Wells Fargo Cup.
The Wells Fargo Cup recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state's four competitive classifications, primarily based on performance in postseason play. The Wells Fargo Conference Cup is designed to recognize the best interscholastic athletic performances within each of the NCHSAA's conferences.
The Conference Cup is based on regular season performances within conference play. The award has been sponsored by Wells Fargo and prior to that Wachovia since 1980.
In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points.
Some of the additional history of the Wells Fargo Conference Cup is found in the news archives or by going to Wells Fargo Cup in the drop down menu at the top of the home page under Scholarships/Awards.