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Arizona Science Bowls are regional events for the National Science Bowl

The Arizona Science Bowls are regional events for the National Science Bowl®

2017 Competition Important Dates

Monday, October 3, 2016 – Registration begins
Saturday, January 28, 2017 – High School Event
Saturday, February 4, 2017 – Middle School Event -NEW DATE!!



2015 High School Science Bowl (49)The Science Bowl competitors are school teams comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as a coach. The teams face-off in fast-paced question and answer rounds and tested on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy, and math.


The competition is open to teams from throughout the State of Arizona. Interested teams must pre-register starting Monday, October 3, 2016. Winners of this regional Science Bowl will advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.


The events are hosted at ASU West in partnership with the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and the School of Mathematical and Natural Science.

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