Regional Science Bowl 2018

The SHPE Fresno Regional Middle School Science Bowl 2018 is a competition like no other! 16 middle school teams from Fresno, Madera, Kings, and Tulare Counties compete in this challenging fast paced oral academic competition. The winning team receives an all expenses paid trip to the National Science Bowl (NSB), courtesy of the Department of Energy, and the right to compete at the NSB  in Washington, D.C.  on April 26 – April 30, 2018.

2018 Science Bowl

Time and Location

Saturday, February 10, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
California State University, Fresno
(Relaxed parking available on Saturdays)

Tentative Agenda (Check Back for location of Rooms)

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast Engineering East Front Patio
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Opening Ceremony – MCL 162
9:10 AM – 9:40 AM Round Robin 1 – (See Brochure)
9:40 AM – 10:10 AM Round Robin 2 – (See Brochure)
10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Coaches Meeting / Break
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Judges Meeting / Break
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Round 1
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Round 2
11:45 PM – 12:30 PM Lunch EE Patio
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM (Activity for non-participating teams)
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Round 3
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Round 4
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Round 5
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Round 6
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Round 7 – MCL 162
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Finals / Closing Ceremony – MCL 162

Coaches: registration is now open and space is limited. Register your team as soon as possible!
**NOTE: Registration is now closed**

Volunteers

We need a total of 40 judges during the morning hours to make this event happen. Several training sessions are available and volunteers MUST attend at least ONE of these sessions.

Volunteer Sign Up

Training Session 1: January 20 10 AM- 2PM Fresno State
Training Session 2: January 27 10AM- 2PM Fresno State
Training Session 3: January 27 10AM-2PM UC Merced

Training Videos

Moderator and Judge Training

Score Keeper Training

Time Keeper Training

Coaches

2018 Competition Rules

Rules Flowchart

Rules Training Video

Student Forms

  • 2018 Student Medical form: [pdf]
  • 2018 Parental Consent & Media Release Form: [pdf]

Adult Forms

  • 2018 Adult Medical Form: [pdf]
  • 2018 Adult Media Release Form: [pdf]

Tips and Resources

Other Helpful Hints

Sample Score Sheet

Sample Questions

Additional Information

  1. There is a $40 registration fee per team due the day of the competition.
  2. Please return any borrowed buzzers back to us on the day of the competition.

Please check this website periodically for additional updates.

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