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

Middle School Science Bowl on Saturday, February 15, 2020

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.
  • Note: Registration for the 2020 events is now closed.

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

Parking is free on Saturdays

  • Team Check-in times are from 8:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Meet in La Sala located within the UCB Building
  • The competition rounds will take place in the Sands Building starting at 10 AM

Event Schedule

Event Time
Opening Program in La Sala 9:00 AM
Welcome by ASU New College
Keynote SpeakerMichael Guggemos, Technology & Business Operations  Executive for The Black Peral Mail
    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 –La Sala 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 – Sands Classrooms 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.