Congratulations to the Iowa Regional Science Bowl winners!

Cedar Falls High School 2024 Science Bowl Team

Congratulations to the Cedar Falls High School team for winning the 34th annual Ames National Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional Science Bowl! The competition took place on the Iowa State University campus on Saturday, Feb. 3.

A total of 22 teams traveled to Iowa State to compete in this year’s match. The competition began in the morning, with double-elimination rounds taking place in the afternoon. Ranking from the final matches are as follows: Pleasant Valley High School took second place, Ames High School took third place, and West Des Moines Valley took fourth place overall.


The Cedar Rapids High School team will represent the Iowa Region at the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl (NSB)® April 25-29, 2024, in Washington, DC.

Ames National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science National Laboratory operated by Iowa State University. Ames Laboratory creates innovative materials, technologies, and energy solutions. We use our expertise, unique capabilities, and interdisciplinary collaborations to solve global problems.

Ames National Laboratory is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy. The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit


DOE’s Office of Science manages the NSB and sponsors the NSB finals competition. More information about these events is available on the National Science Bowl® website.