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Students compete for Nevada Science Bowl championship Feb. 3

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17 high schools vie to represent Nevada at Department of Energy National Science Bowl

LAS VEGAS – The highly anticipated Nevada Science Bowl returns Saturday, Feb. 3, showcasing statewide student talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Now in its 33rd year, the competition will feature 24 teams representing 17 high schools from across the region. First-prize titleholders are awarded $5,000 and will advance to the April 25 to 29 Department of Energy National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

Competition heats begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas campus, 3200 East Cheyenne Ave. Students will answer STEM-themed questions in a fast-paced, question-and-answer format throughout nine rounds, with the grand-prize announcement at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The top 12 teams will receive cash prizes for their school’s math and science
departments. Each year more than 15,000 students compete nationally for the
opportunity to represent their school at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl, the largest and most prestigious science competition in the country.

Sponsors of the 2024 Nevada Science Bowl include the U.S. Department of Energy
National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (signature
sponsor), Mission Support and Test Services LLC, and Environmental Management Nevada Environmental Program Services.

MEDIA: News media are welcome to cover the Nevada Science Bowl. Access to the competition, students, coaches, parents, volunteers and spectators is permitted. The best times for filming/interviewing access is from 9-11 a.m. Media interested in attending should RSVP to Janessa Rosick at 702-762-9027 or rosickjb@nv.doe.gov.

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS:
Located in Southern Nevada unless otherwise noted

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