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Students compete in-person for Nevada Science Bowl championship Feb. 4

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24 regional teams compete to represent Nevada at Nationals

LAS VEGAS – After two years of virtual competitions, the Nevada Science Bowl is back and ready to crown a new set of champions during its first in-person contest since the pandemic.

The 32nd annual Nevada Science Bowl competition is slated for Saturday, Feb. 4, and will feature 24 teams representing 18 high schools from across the region. First-prize titleholders are awarded $5,000 and will advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., April 27 to May 1.

Competition heats begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas campus, 3200 East Cheyenne Ave., with the grand-prize announcement at approximately 5:30 p.m. Students will answer questions on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a fast-paced, question and-answer format throughout nine rounds. Local weathercaster and news anchor Nathan Tannenbaum will host as master of ceremonies, moderating the final round of

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 2023 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 Amanda Lee at 608-394-8299 or leeas@nv.doe.gov.

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