The annual Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional Science Bowl competitions will be taking place in January and February.This year marks the 24th year for the high school event and the 11th for the middle school competition.
On Jan. 25, high school students from 40 schools across Iowa will compete on campus at Hoover, Howe and Pearson Halls. School competing are: Albia, Ames, Benton, Bettendorf, Boone, Boyer Valley, Centennial (Ankeny), Central Academy (Des Moines), Central Clinton (DeWitt), Chariton, Clear Creek Amana, Davenport North, Dowling Catholic, Dubuque Senior, East Union (Afton), Fort Dodge, Grinnell-Newburg, Hempstead (Dubuque), Home Schools of Eastern Iowa, IKM Manning, Indianola, Johnston, Kennedy (Cedar Rapids), LeMars, Lynnville-Sully, Madrid, Melcher-Dallas, Mid Prairie (Wellman), Mt. Pleasant, Ogden, Pella, Pleasant Valley (Bettendorf), Regina (Iowa City), South Hamilton (Jewell), Southwest Webster Grand Comm (Burnside), St. Albert (Council Bluffs), Urbandale, Valley (West Des Moines), Wahlert (Dubuque), and Williamsburg.
The middle school event this year will be one day only, Feb. 22, with the elimination of the model car race. The academic competition, which will be held in Hach Hall, TASF, Spedding Auditorium and Gilman Hall, will feature an expanded field of 24 schools. Schools competing are: Adel DeSoto Minburn, Ames, Benton (Van Horne), Boone, Central Lee (Donnellson), Chariton, Fort Dodge, Home Schools (Walker), Lynnville-Sully, Madrid, Mediapolis, Nishnabotna (Hamburg), North Winneshiek (Decorah), Pella Christian, Sacred Heart (West Des Moines), Southeast Webster Grand (Burnside), St. Albert (Council Bluffs), Stanton, Starmont (Arlington), Stilwell (West Des Moines), Union (Dysart), West Fork (Rockwell), West Hancock (Kanawha), and Williamsburg.
The winning team from each event will represent the Iowa Regional at the Department of Energy's National Science Bowl, April 24-28 in Washington, D.C.
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