2020 Arizona Science Bowl Information

The Arizona Science Bowl is the most unique and exciting STEM competition there is! The competition consists of school teams from throughout the state. The teams are four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as a coach. Together, they face-off in fast-paced question and answer rounds and tested on a range of science disciplines.

The high school question categories are: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Energy, Mathematics, and Physics.

The middle school question categories are: Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science, Energy, Mathematics, and General Science.

Winners of this regional Science Bowl will advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

See Competition Rules

Event Dates

High School Science Bowl on Saturday, February 8, 2020

Middle School Science Bowl on Saturday, February 15, 2020

Teams may register here beginning October 1, 2019

Who Can Compete

  • The competition is open to teams from throughout the State of Arizona
  • Must be school-based teams of 4-5 students and a coach. No homeschool teams may participate.
  • Teams pre-register starting Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to compete

The competition is opening for viewing to the public. Come join us and support the student participants!


  • ASU West Campus – 4701 West Thunderbird Road | Glendale, AZ 85306 map
  • Team Check-in times are from 8:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Opening Program Locations:
    • High School Science Bowl on Saturday, February 8, 2020 – Meet in the Sun Devil Fitness Center
    • Middle School Science Bowl on Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Meet in La Sala located within the UCB Building
  • The Competition will take place in the Sands Building starting at 10 AM


Parking is FREE on Saturdays

Event Schedule

Event Time
Opening Program – Sun Devil Fitness Complex 9:00 AM
Introduction by Shashi Jasthi, President & CEO, Solugenix Corporation
Keynote Speaker: TBD
    Q&A and Announcements
Round Robin Match 1 – Sands Classrooms 10:00 AM
Round Robin Match 2 – Sands Classrooms 10:30 AM
Round Robin Match 3 – Sands Classrooms 11:00 AM
Round Robin Match 4 – Sands Classrooms 11:30 AM
Round Robin Match 5 – Sands Classrooms 12:00 PM
Round Robin Match 6 – Sands Classrooms 12:30 PM
Lunch* – Verde Dining Pavilion 1:00 PM
Announcements – Sun Devil Fitness Complex 2:00 PM
Double Elimination- Block 1 – Sands Classrooms 2:30 PM
Double Elimination- Block 2 – Sands Classrooms 3:00 PM
Double Elimination- Block 3 – Sands Classrooms 3:30 PM
Double Elimination- Block 4 – KIVA 4:00 PM
Double Elimination- Block 5 – KIVA 4:30 PM
Double Elimination- Block 6 – KIVA 5:00 PM
Awards Ceremony – KIVA 5:30 PM

*Lunch is provided for registered student participants, coaches and volunteers only. There are on-campus and off-campus dining options available for all visitors.