Regional Science Bowl 2017

The SHPE Fresno Regional Middle School Science Bowl 2016 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 27– May 1, 2017.

2017 Science Bowl

Time and Location

Saturday, February 18, 2017
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
California State University, Fresno

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


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: February 10, 6:00pm.
Training Session 2: February 11, 10:00am.

Training Videos

Moderator and Judge Training

Score Keeper Training

Time Keeper Training


2017 Competition Rules

Rules Flowchart

Rules Training Video

Student Forms

  • 2017 Student Medical form: [pdf]
  • 2017 Parental Consent & Media Release Form: [pdf]

Adult Forms

  • 2017 Adult Medical Form: [pdf]
  • 2017 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. If your school is a low income school, please speak to Iris to have the fee waived.
  2. We have buzzer systems available for lending. We just ask that you bring it back to us on the day of the competition.

Please check this website periodically for additional updates.


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